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Hello,
My networking system at the office is protected by an ISA server 2000. Therefore If I want to use my services from a remote position (i.e. my desktop at home) I need to use a regular VPN dialer.
At home I am using an ADSL modem to access the internet.
Well, whenever I am connected with the VPN I can use those remote services that are behind the firewall but I can't access any web pages, get e-mails or use any on-line services that I normally use when connected with my ADSL modem.
The problem is most inconvenient when I receive an e-mail (from my work account while connected with the VPN) with a web page attachment or a URL because I don't have access to the internet.
Is there a way to resolve this problem on my computer or do I have to ask my network administrator to do something back on our servers (he doesn't know as well and I'm kind of asking on his behalf).
Thanks.
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by:chris_calabrese
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It sounds like the intention is for you to configure your web-browser to go through the ISA server as a web-proxy, just as if your machine were physically on the company network.

This way, your machine can still be protected by whatever anti-virus gateways, etc. the company has.
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by:dneebrkr
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Thanks chris_calabrese,

I guess so. as I mentioned I'm not an expert but if this is the solution I would like to know more as for how to configure my system to enable this feature
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You should talk to the IT folks at your company. They should be able to help you set this up pretty easily.
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by:dneebrkr
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The answer:

Internet Explorer -> Properties -> Connection Tab -> <Your VPN Connection> -> Settings -> Check : "Use a proxy server for this connection (......" -> Your Proxy server address -> Port 8080 -> Check : "Bypass proxy server for local addresses" -> OK yourself out
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