Cannot ping gateway

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http://serverfault.com – I replaced my aging fileserver with a new server running ESXi 5.1 and migrated my fileserver in a virtual machine running on it. Now I have the following problem with this VM: I'm getting the correct IP via DHCP (reservation via MAC address works) I cannot ping the gateway ( I can ping the DHCP/DNS server ( I can ping other machines on the network Pinging a host on the internet I can resolve it's IP address (due to the reachable DNS server), but cannot ping the resolved host After changing the IP to a different, static IP I can ping the gateway as well as the internet. I (HowTos)