Solved

Creating VPN to office without a static IP

Posted on 2008-10-23
5
323 Views
Last Modified: 2011-09-20
I have a client who wants to be able to vpn to his NAS at the office from home.  He is a one man show so didn't spend or need a lot of bandwidth and has a basic dsl package without a static IP.  Are there any suggestions for software to help develop a vpn connection between home and the office without having the purchase a static ip from his ISP?
0
Comment
Question by:broadway69
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:bevhost
ID: 22791708
You could use a Dynamic DNS hostname to connect to?
Should work ok for PPTP VPN.
0
 
LVL 19

Accepted Solution

by:
bevhost earned 250 total points
ID: 22791719
0
 
LVL 2

Assisted Solution

by:cemal_ozun
cemal_ozun earned 250 total points
ID: 22809529
For the vpn have a look at hamachie
https://secure.logmein.com/products/hamachi/vpn.asp?lang=en

if you want a free option, open source, you can try

tinv http://www.tinc-vpn.org/
Wipen http://wippien.com/ 
http://openvpn.net/.

With some of the solutions mentioned above, such as hamachie and wipen, there is no need to have a static ip.
To avoid paying for a static ip  you can use something like no-ip.org with their update client to have free dns record that gets updated when your IP address changes.
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:cemal_ozun
ID: 22809534
Personally I would use a combination of openvpn, http://openvpn.net and no-ip.org
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:broadway69
ID: 31509478
Thanks for you input
0

Featured Post

Now Available: Firebox Cloud for AWS and FireboxV

Firebox Cloud brings the protection of WatchGuard’s leading Firebox UTM appliances to public cloud environments. It enables organizations to extend their security perimeter to protect business-critical assets in Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
ASA configuration 2 47
ASA Tunnel 18 49
ASA 5505 latency problem 8 64
Why the SSLVPN user can't access to X0 subnet in Dell Sonicwall SSLVPN? 7 25
How to set-up an On Demand, IPSec, Site to SIte, VPN from a Draytek Vigor Router to a Cyberoam UTM Appliance. A concise guide to the settings required on both devices
Let’s list some of the technologies that enable smooth teleworking. 
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…
Windows 10 is mostly good. However the one thing that annoys me is how many clicks you have to do to dial a VPN connection. You have to go to settings from the start menu, (2 clicks), Network and Internet (1 click), Click VPN (another click) then fi…

733 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