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No VPN connection from or to a remote client workstation since it move to shared T1 location

Posted on 2008-10-23
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Does VPN connection require a dedicated line?  An employee pc that connected to our Win2003 server on a Comcast simple connection does not connect since we moved him to a new location where he has a shared internet connection on a T1 line.  When I try to ping his external address from the server it times out.  I can ping other addresses from our server.  The T1 people claim there is no firewall obstructing connection on the remote employee side.  Does this mean that if we get a Comcast cable connection for this employee as he had before, the problem will be solved?
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by:din101
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No VPN doesn't need a dedicated line. what type of VPN your talking abt ipsec or PPtp ? I think new place have some sort router which doesn't allow pptp pass through.
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by:rivarama
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What do I look at to know if it is ipsec or pptp?  Thanks so much for your speedy reply din101
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is he connecting to windows 2003 then it's should be PPTP   but thats besides the point he should check with his apartment and ask them to allow  VPN pass through
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by:rivarama
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it's an office building and they say all is open on the cisco router but I think it's blocking us.  So if we get a comcast cable line we shoild be good then?
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