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VPN Issues/Web Dev

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Last Modified: 2010-04-10
ok I wasn't sure if this question should be posted in Web Dev or Networking...  but the company I work for uses a package called bugtracker.net and It works fine if you are in the office, but if you VPN in then you get a "Server Error in '/' Application" page.  So is this an issue with VPN settings or is it an issue with the website?

http server: Windows 2003 R2 Service Pack 1 with IIS6

VPN/Firewall: SonicWall 2040 Pro running SonicOS Enhanced; ROM Version: SonicROM
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So long as you don't have problems with other http(s) sites coming into your office through VPN, then I would assume the VPN would be a non-issue.  I would take a look at your cookie handling code.

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when you are vpn'd in can you ping the server?


Yes I can ping the server.
i would check the application then.  if you can communicate with the server when connected to the vpn and you are getting an application error, then check the app.  
Yves AccadNetwork Security Engineer
If i had to guess, not knowing anything about the application in question, I would say there is a setting to allow connecting from a certain IP range for security, and the vpn pool of ips is not included.

it could be.  but i would definitley say this is an application issue.


I checked the app and things seem to be in order....  but since this now seems to be a web dev question...   its should be moved to that section

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