Solved

Document Not Saved    Disk Full    Delayed Write Failed   All over IPSEC VPN

Posted on 2006-10-20
13
587 Views
Last Modified: 2008-01-16
Hello,

We've recently switched our VPN in a branch office from PPTP to IPSEC to fix our latency problems.

We noticed a significant increase, but now we can't save Excel files over the VPN to the network share on the windows 2000 server.

We will get all, or a combination of these when we try:
Document Not Saved
Disk Full
Delayed Write Failed

NetBIOS is turned on on both ends, though I'm not 100% sure what this does, I'm told windows networks typically need them.

And we're running in a domain environment.

Any help would be appreciated.  Thank you,

James
0
Comment
Question by:Xhalman
  • 6
  • 4
13 Comments
 
LVL 40

Expert Comment

by:Fatal_Exception
ID: 17775117
Are you running different subnets at each location?  You should be.. and just so you understand, Netbios does not transverse over subnets without WINs servers on each subnet, which I assume you are not running from your description..

FE
0
 

Author Comment

by:Xhalman
ID: 17775787
Yes, we have different subnets.

No, we don't have multiple WINS servers.
0
 
LVL 40

Expert Comment

by:Fatal_Exception
ID: 17777337
Is this just a problem with Excel files?  What about other data transfers?
0
Microsoft Certification Exam 74-409

Veeam® is happy to provide the Microsoft community with a study guide prepared by MVP and MCT, Orin Thomas. This guide will take you through each of the exam objectives, helping you to prepare for and pass the examination.

 

Author Comment

by:Xhalman
ID: 17777451
Copying files is fine.  I only know about excel files, because we don't really use any other formats for things saved to the server.
0
 
LVL 40

Expert Comment

by:Fatal_Exception
ID: 17778141
I must say this is strange..  we save Excel files over our IPSec VPN daily from our 60+ remote satellite offices, but we use a Cisco solution with a Cisco 3000 concentrator as our endpoint..  Interesting that by just moving to IPSec would cause this..  I will try to get some other experts in here to try to help..  You might also want to try placing a pointer question in the VPN and Excel areas pointing to this thread to get some other experts thoughts on this..

FE
0
 

Author Comment

by:Xhalman
ID: 17778698
How I wish they would buy Cisco routers, but unfortunately, the budget doesn't lean towards the IT very much.  They'd rather pay reactive fees rather than proactive solutions.
0
 
LVL 40

Expert Comment

by:Fatal_Exception
ID: 17779642
Understand..  most companies want to budget for their core business model.  lol,eh?

I wonder whether this could be a hardware issue?  So, I guess the next question is what are you using for the VPN (endpoint and client)?

0
 

Author Comment

by:Xhalman
ID: 17781645
Netopia R9100 with hardware acceleration module on HeadOffice end,
Netgear FSV318 on the store end.

And we used to have an Netopia 3366 on the store end, but we tried IPSEC tunnels with that, but our retail system wouldn't log in.  Couldn't figure out why, but i've heard from a few people that this is sometimes an issue.
0
 
LVL 40

Accepted Solution

by:
Fatal_Exception earned 500 total points
ID: 17783558
Ok, here is what I would do...  create a share on another member server or computer, and try saving the files there.. also, I would certainly try different types of files to see whether this is specific to only Excel files..  you need to identify whether this is a VPN problem or a server problem first..
0
 
LVL 40

Expert Comment

by:Fatal_Exception
ID: 19324524
Thanks, C101...
0

Featured Post

Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Have you ever set up your wireless router at home or in the office to find that you little pop-up bubble in the bottom right-hand corner of Windows read "IP Conflict - One of more computers on the network have been assigned the following IP address"…
Are you one of those front-line IT Service Desk staff fielding calls, replying to emails, all-the-while working to resolve end-user technological nightmares? I am! That's why I have put together this brief overview of tools and techniques I use in o…
In this video I am going to show you how to back up and restore Office 365 mailboxes using CodeTwo Backup for Office 365. Learn more about the tool used in this video here: http://www.codetwo.com/backup-for-office-365/ (http://www.codetwo.com/ba…
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…

816 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

14 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now