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Firewall Newbie - SonicWall VPN Connects but get no IP

Posted on 2004-08-04
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Ok,
I'm very new to the networking thing but I know enough to be dangerous. Here's the deal...

Everything is static on our Network. We only use Macintosh Servers and computers so everything is done via Appletalk. We now have a couple of field users on PC's that need access to our file servers. I have set up VPN on the Sonicwall Pro 230 using the default Group VPN all per their instructions but I must be missing something. I can make the connection using the SonicWall Global VPN Client but I get no IP address for the VPN adapter and of course can't browse the network. Is there a rule or something I should know about? What port(s) should be forwarded, if any? DHCP is disabled on the SonicWall so how would I define the range of IP address for my VPN users. Do I have to define users on the SonicWall?

I'm so close but so far away, Please help me!!!!!

~Jeremy
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In order to take full advantage of the SonicWall Global client, you need DHCP set up on your network......and you need to enable dhcp passthrough on your VPN policy.....you only need a couple of addresses, so just pick a small range that is outside what you have statically assigned on your subnet......for instance, if your subnet is 192.168.10.x and the lowest IP you are using statically is .1, and the higest is .94, them make your range 192.168.10.100-192.168.10.110.   Don't have a lot of time at the moment....trying to get out of the office  (PST) but if you need more detailed help, let me know and I can walk you through it tomorrow.

By the way, don't forget that you need to have Appletalk intalled as a protocol on the nics of the PCs
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The other thing is that you don't really need to be able to browse for this to work.....on the PCs, you can just map network drives to the IPs of the servers you want users to connect to..
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Morning Jeremy...how are you doing with this?
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