In certain conditions, the netsh command improperly adds a Unicode Null character before the real value for the default gateway in the registry.
The Small Business Server Connect to the Internet Wizard uses the netsh command to set the default gateway on the server.
Use the following steps to resolve this problem.
Go into the TCP/IP properties of the network card and enter in the proper default gateway.
Download and install the hotfix associated with article
. This fix will prevent the netsh command from adding the Null value in the future.
Manually edit the affected registry key to remove the improper value set by the netsh command.
Where <GUID> is the interface value for the network card.
Double click the value for DefaultGateway
Remove any blank lines in the value.
Here is an example of an incorrect registry value:
After you remove the blank line, the registry value should look like:
If you receive the following warning while saving the registry value, simply click OK
Once the update is installed and the registry change has been made, you must reboot the server.