Solved

Forwording virtural server from a D-Link DI-604 v2.0

Posted on 2004-03-21
3
426 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-19
My father and i have set up a VPN. My system, windows XP Pro, is connected dirction to a broadband modome and is running the VPN server.  My Fathers system, Win XP Home, is behind a dlink DI-604 broadband router and is running the VPN client.  He can connect to me with out error.  the Virtual IPs assined are, Client: 192.168.0.101 and Server: 192.168.0.100.
---
Affter connected my father set up a New Network Place from My Network Places.  Pesified the Address as "\\AMD1\Share" (my computer name is AMD1 and my shared folder is shared under the name Share).  He had no problem connecetd to me and browsing my shared folder.  However, when i attempted to connected to him useing his virtual IP, 192.168.0.101\Share, i could not get a connection.  I ensured that there was a shared folder with the name "Share" in his user profile but still no go.  the error i got was that the folder is not excessable.  
---
Just for the heck of it my dad and i pulled out the router. i then had absolutly no problem creating a new network place and browsing his shared folder.  So, as commen sence would dictate, set assumed it was the firewall on the router and the fact that the packets were not being forwarded to the correct internal IP.  we deactivated any firewall to get down to bare bones and then set up a fowarding system through the DI-604s "Virtual Server".  set it up as Source: My IP and Destination: My dads Internal Network IP.  Still no go.  I then went to dlink to get info on how to configure the router. i followd this site to a T: http://support.dlink.com/faq/view.asp?prod_id=1153&question=vpn.  still no go.  

-----------
Does anyone have any other ideas on how to configure this router to allow me to acess my fauthers computer form My Network Places through the router, or is the problem even in the router config at all.  Thank you for your help in advance.  
0
Comment
Question by:ilaird
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
nazirahmed earned 125 total points
ID: 10646733
Hi
make sure you ahve different subnet on your vpn client then on the vpn server, that is,,,when specifying private ip in virtual server configuration. for this you may need to change the server lan interface ip, to a different subnet then the client, because your router is already configured with 192.168.0.1 and the clients in the same range, so bettr to change the lan interface subnet of server.
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:ilaird
ID: 10674477
Well that did it.  it looks like we had a IP address conflict of some kind. I changed the VPN address to somthing compleatly unrelated to my ISP provided ip and unrelated to my fathers LAN ip.  used a 195.168.0.rang.  Works perfectly.  Thank you so much for all your help. Thank you for explaining the reason for the steps you took, i learned alot. Thank you :-)
0
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:nazirahmed
ID: 10679595
glad to know that...you are welcome :)

btw...you need to be on different subnet,,,,,if your machines are on same subnet...theoraticaly you dont need vpn connection..:) although needs to be connected through some means..but both parties on different subnets and creating a virtual lan through internet.

cheers
0

Featured Post

What is SQL Server and how does it work?

The purpose of this paper is to provide you background on SQL Server. It’s your self-study guide for learning fundamentals. It includes both the history of SQL and its technical basics. Concepts and definitions will form the solid foundation of your future DBA expertise.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Downtime reduced, data recovered by utilizing an Experts Exchange Business Account Challenge The United States Marine Corps employs more than 200,000 active-duty Marines with operations in four continents, all requiring complex networking system…
Enterprise networks where VoIP phones have been deployed frequently use port configurations that allow both a computer and an IP phone to be plugged into the same switch port but use different VLANs. On Cisco equipment I'm referring to the "native V…
In a recent question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28997919/Pagination-in-Adobe-Acrobat.html) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to add page numbers to a PDF file using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro. This short video Micro Tutorial sh…
With Secure Portal Encryption, the recipient is sent a link to their email address directing them to the email laundry delivery page. From there, the recipient will be required to enter a user name and password to enter the page. Once the recipient …

778 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question