RDP issues with SSL VPN connection
Posted on 2009-02-10
I have run into an issue that has me stumped like no other before. I have a laptop that, for some crazy reason, disables all communication while connected to SSL VPN. Before connected to the VPN everything works perfectly, but once connected it can't get out on the Internet, can't RDP to internal systems and can't get email via Lotus. All other workstations/laptops do this flawlessly, but for some reason this one will not. I have tried reimaging the laptop with our base image that we have, and I have also reinstalled Windows from scratch. No luck. It is not user specific either. Regardless of the user that logs into the VPN on this laptop, the affects are the same. And those users can go back to their own workstations and log into VPN without any issues. I fail to see the logic inherent with this issue. As far as I can tell there should be nothing (especially on a fresh install that is not joined to the domain) that should be preventing this from connecting. We have a Juniper firewall that is hosting the VPN connection via SSL. The section of our company that controls the Juniper/VPN says that there are no special rules to disallow ANY specific machines from anything, so I don't think the problem is on that end. I have desparately searched the web for a solution, but have come back with nothing. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
In case anyone was wondering, the laptop is a Dell Latitude D610.