Enabling routing and NAT on Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Steps: Enable routing on Microsoft Windows Server 2016

  1. You must first deploy the Routing and Remote Access Service on Windows Server.
  2. After you have deployed the Routing and Remote Access Service, access Server Manager, click Tools, and select Routing and Remote Access.
  3. In Routing and Remote Access, right-click the server, and select Configure and Enable Routing and Remote Access.
  4. When the setup wizard launches, click Next.
  5. Select Custom configuration and click Next
  6. Select LAN routing and click Next.
  7. On the summary page, click Finish.
  8. Click Start service and wait for the service to start.
    • The server status dot turns from red to green.
  9. Expand the server, expand the IPv4 entry, and click on the General node.

Steps: Enable NAT on Microsoft Windows Server 2016

  1. Sign in to the member server that has the Remote Access role installed.
  1. Open Server Manager, and click Tools and select Routing and Remote Access.
  1. Right-click the server, and select Configure and Enable Routing and Remote Access.
  1. When the wizard opens, click Next.
  2. Select Network address translation (NAT) and click Next.
  3. Select the network interface that your users will use to connect to the internet, and then click Next.
  4. Select the network adapter that shares the internet connection, and then click Next.
  5. Review the summary and then click Finish.
    The wizard initializes and starts the RRAS service. Once the initialization completes, the server status icon changes to green.

  6. Restart the server.

    For more information and configuration instructions, refer to this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1xYi6pxA_4