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Re: [Openvpn-users] Windows 2000 Routing??

  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Windows 2000 Routing??
  • From: Leonard Isham <leonard.isham@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2005 13:22:10 -0500

On Fri, 7 Jan 2005 23:15:02 -0500, Andreas Iwanowski <namezero@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello community.
> I have posted this problem a while ago, but have not received an answer that helped.
> Here is the problem:
> Network <=> VPN Server1 / VPN <====> VPN Server2 / VPN <=> Network
> Both servers are running Windows 2000AS and Routing and remote access.
> Both servers have static routes.
> Static route on Server1 is over
> Static route on Server2 is over
> Everything so far works fine.
> Clients on both sides have the corresponding VPN server as their default gateway, which redirects internet to the internet router and VPN traffic over the VPN.
> The internet IP of the first VPN server is dynamic, and it reconnects every 24 hrs.
> When a client sends data while the VPN is reconnected, the routing breaks.
> I.e. except for the server itself, no client can communicate over the VPN (ping doesn't work either). Only the server itself can communicate.
> Restarting VPn or Routing&Remote access does not help; only restaring the entire server machine (pretty annoying)
> Now, my guess is that something with ARP goes wrong??
> I'm in dire need for help.
> -andy

What do the routing tables look like before and after the problem?

Leonard Isham, CISSP 
Ostendo non ostento.

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