Disable No Internet Access notification on Windows Server 2012 R2 If you have worked on Windows Server 2012 R2 or Windows Server 2008 R2 then you would have noticed a yellow exclamation on the network connection icon in the system tray. The No Internet Access notification on the network connection icon usually appears when you’re not connected to the Internet or you probably behind a proxy server. You can choose to disable the no internet access notification for a local server or if you want to disable this notification for set of computers then you can achieve it via group policy. In this post I will show you how to disable the no internet access notification on windows server 2012 R2 locally.
Disable No Internet Access notification on Windows Server 2012 R2
Login to the server with the administrator account. Right click on the start button and click Run. In the box type gpedit.msc, this would bring up the Local Group Policy Editor. Navigate to Computer Configuration > Policies > Administrative Templates > Network > Network Connections. On the right pane, double click the policy setting Do not show the “local access only” network icon.
Click on Enabled to enable this policy setting. Click Apply and OK. Close the Local Group Policy Editor. You need to update the group policy on the server. Launch the command prompt and type the command gpupdate and hit enter.
Log off and login back to the server and you will see the yellow icon at network connection icon is not seen.