How do I map a drive over a VPN connection
Posted on 2006-07-13
I have a successful VPN connection from my home (XP Home) to office no server just another XP pro computer on a LAN but when i try to map a shared drive on the office computer my computer tells me it cant find the network the workgroups are the same and all file sharing requirements are set in the Windows firewall etc.
From the same home based computer i can VPN to a friends system where a Windows 2003 server is the direct connection, I can also map this computers shared c drive using the Windows Map facility in explorer by \\computername\sharename
Why cant i do this when a successful VPN connection is made to my office to an XP pro workstation?