Okay here is the scoop and want to know if anyone else has overcome this issue. I need to change the catalog server IP address, so had a new NAT created thru the firewall for the new catalog server ip. changed the ip on the catalog server, updated the netpublish connection to the catalog server NAT. (note did not restart IIS). i can see the catalogs on the netpublish server, but the web site remains offline.
So do i need to restart IIS or reboot the netpublish server for the web site to come online???