?
Solved

Multiple SBS 2k3 Host VPN's from a lone WinXP Pro Box doesn't work

Posted on 2006-05-09
3
Medium Priority
?
245 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-19

I connect to multiple SBS VPN's through PPTP (1723) and haven't had an issue until recently.  Suddenly I can't connect to 5 different VPN's I can connect to 3 others just fine.

I am using Windows XP Pro connecting to Servers running SBS 2003 and I get the error 628 on verifying username and password.  I have checked all the normal issues MTU and reseting up the RAS wizards on the host ends.

These are all sites that I have been connecting to perfectly for months and suddenly I can't connect.  I don't think it's anything on the host ends, I would guess it's something on my end, I just can't think of what though, I have tried to connect from multiple pc's from behind this same router, no dice.  I will be trying to connect through another connection later today.

I am on a cable connection with a Linksys VOIP router RTP300.

I need to figure out what is going on asap as it is hindering my ablility to get work done.

BTW I also posted this in the Microsoft Networking Channel and have gotten some responses but no resolution as of yet.

0
Comment
Question by:rickmelton01
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 74

Accepted Solution

by:
Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy earned 2000 total points
ID: 16644112
To assume that it's something on your end without checking to see if perhaps a recent Windows update may have altered the the Server's configurations would not be a prudent assumption.  You need to first check to see if you can access those servers via VPN from within their LAN's to make sure that VPN works at all.  

Then you might want to review the troubleshooting steps outlined in this newsgroup post to see if any of these issues applies to your situation:  http://snipurl.com/q8x6

Jeff
TechSoEasy
0
 

Author Comment

by:rickmelton01
ID: 16745975
I couldn't flash it myself as it's locked for Vonage, I first called them and they said they flashed it, then I posted my question then they flashed it a second time supposedly and it worked after I changed a setting in the firewall that was greyed out previously.

btw the setting was under security/vpn passthrough/allow pptp passthrough

This setting was greyed out previously and I thought it might have something to do with it.  As it stands now, after they flashed the router I still couldn't get through but after setting this setting which was previously unavailable I could get through without a problem.

Thanks again!
0
 
LVL 74

Expert Comment

by:Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy
ID: 16750787
hmmm... usually not having the GRE protocol enabled would cause a 721 error... instead of the 628... but heck, if that's what it was, then you should be set.

Jeff
TechSoEasy
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

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

Introduction At 19:33 (UST) on Tuesday 21st September the long awaited email arrived with the subject title of “ANNOUNCING THE AVAILABILITY OF WINDOWS SBS 7 PREVIEW”.  It was time to drop whatever I was doing and dedicate as much bandwidth as possi…
You may have discovered the 'Compatibility View Settings' workaround for making your SBS 2008 Remote Web Workplace 'connect to a computer' section stops 'working around' after a Windows 10 client upgrade.  That can be fixed so it 'works around' agai…
Are you ready to place your question in front of subject-matter experts for more timely responses? With the release of Priority Question, Premium Members, Team Accounts and Qualified Experts can now identify the emergent level of their issue, signal…
Whether it be Exchange Server Crash Issues, Dirty Shutdown Errors or Failed to mount error, Stellar Phoenix Mailbox Exchange Recovery has always got your back. With the help of its easy to understand user interface and 3 simple steps recovery proced…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month14 days, 18 hours left to enroll

840 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