users connected thru m$ vpn not able to access linux box

Posted on 2008-06-22
Last Modified: 2010-04-12
Am running m$ vpn on win 2k3 and users from outside connect thru this vpn and it works perfectly. but when i try to access any of my linux server (including http, and i 2 linux servers) i am not able to access them. not able to ping.

as i am new am not sure where to check.

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by:Casey Herman
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Are the linux boxes static?  Sounds like a error in setting up the search domain on the linux box.  Check out your resolve.conf.  What flavor of NIX are you running?


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But wen i am @ work i am able to access the same machine.

Linux Flavors:

1. Redhat AS 4.0
2. Centos 5.1

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by:Casey Herman
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Can you post your interfaces config and your resolve.conf please.


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My Net config :

eth0    Link encap:Ethernet  HWaddr 00:1C:C4:41:8B:E4
          inet addr:  Bcast:  Mask:
          inet6 addr: fe80::21c:c4ff:fe41:8be4/64 Scope:Link
          RX packets:204823 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:41015 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
          RX bytes:20831596 (19.8 MiB)  TX bytes:24113386 (22.9 MiB)
          Interrupt:185 Memory:f8000000-f8011100

lo        Link encap:Local Loopback
          inet addr:  Mask:
          inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
          UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
          RX packets:1600 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:1600 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
          RX bytes:1720934 (1.6 MiB)  TX bytes:1720934 (1.6 MiB)
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by:Casey Herman
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not sure on red head where it resides..  but
look at
cat /etc/network/interfaces
cat /etc/resolv.conf

let me see those two.


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thanks guys :) i managed to solve this problem. trouble was the vpn ip range was not allowed in the linux firewall  (no clue who blocked it) i added the range boom and they are working now.
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by:Casey Herman
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there you go... good job.


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