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Setting up a VPN- A few questions

Hello

I am setting up my 1st VPN next week.
I would like to know when specifying my IP address and my peer's IP address which IP do I use?. Do I give my peer the external or internal IP address.  
I have been told the internal but I thought it would be the external.
Also do I need to set up an static rule for the VPN IP address to be let in

Thanks

Ian
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magicommincCommented:
"I would like to know when specifying my IP address and my peer's IP address which IP do I use?. Do I give my peer the external or internal IP address.  
I have been told the internal but I thought it would be the external."

Your thought is correct, you need to used external IP when specify peers.

"Also do I need to set up an static rule for the VPN IP address to be let in"

If your VPN equipment is behind a firewall, yes, you need to have a rule to allow VPN traffic in. you will also need to publish your VPN network (internal IP address range for your VPN), for example, adding a static route in your default gateway etc.
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clarkeyiAuthor Commented:
Cheers for the information.
One last question. I am using 1 tunnel we are using it to connect to their Citrix servers and they are using it to access our Terminal Services Server
Do i need to specify the exact host to connect to to bring up the VPN connection. and what ports would I need to open for Terminal Services?

Cheers
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magicommincCommented:
Hi Clarkeyi,
it's totally up to you, you can specify the whole subnet or a single host IP to trigger your VPN tunnel up.
I believe RDP use TCP:3389 and Citrix use TCP:1494.
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