Can't ping remote computers except the VPN
Situation: You just created
a VPN on Windows 2003 server. You can establish the VPN and ping the VPN
server. However, you can't ping any remote workstations' IP.
1. Ping gets time out.
2. Tracert remote computer's IP stop after
reaching the VPN client PPTP IP.
3. No firewall blocks the ping.
Cases and solution:
1. The IP is not routed
over the VPN server.
2. Both sites,
VPN server and
VPN client, are using the same IP range, for example,
192.168.1.x/255.255.255.0. Assign the different IP range or subnet.
Both VPN server and VPN client are assigned the same IP by a router. For
example both are using 10.0.0.110. you may assign IP using RRAS IP pool or
switch DHCP from the router to the Windows DHCP (case SC101905).
Solution for Peer to Peer VPN using the same IP range.
Q: In our office, we are
using IP 192.168.0.0/24. My boss has a home network using 192.168.0.0/24. I
have created a XP VPN for him to access his XP computer. He can establish
the VPN, but can't access the computer in the office. How can I fix it?
VPN sites are using the same IP range
Case Study - Both VPN sites are using the same
IP range ... Since he is using the same IP
range of the office LAN, any traffics to 192.168.0.x from the
client can ping server only
The VPN client can ping the VPN server
without problem. ... The ipconfig /all display both NICs’ IPs are
in the same IP range, 10.0.0.0/8. ...
VPN Troubleshooting Tools. 1. PPTPclnt and
PPTPsrv to test GRE and PPTP ...
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