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VPN forces client to use server IP/internet.  Causing disconnects.

Posted on 2009-05-13
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I have a server with sbs2003, a Dlink router and one nic.
I set up the vpn and when access it from site, connects fine.  I start transferring data and it fails as soon as anything is done.  When I connect the VPN from site and check my WAN IP I get the servers WAN.
How do I connect to my VPN (pptp) just to access one folder and NOT use it for internet access?
Question by:JeramieD

Accepted Solution

da_Sirob earned 2000 total points
ID: 24380040
by default the client machine uses the VPN's Gateway
to change that edit the properties of the VPN connection
under networking open TCP/IP properties and click advanced
un-check "use default gateway on remote network"
click ok a few times and try to connect again

let us know if htat works

Author Closing Comment

ID: 31581232
That did it, thanks.

Now I have another/same problem...VPN disconnecting still.

I have submitted it in a new question here.

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