2 Networks connected by site to site VPN, 1 Server is not contactable, everything else ok!!

Ok i have 2 networks connected by two sonicwall tz170's they have different domains.

domain1.local - -255
domain2.local - -255

domain2 is the branch domain so this needs access to domain1.

Every other server is fully contactable on domain1 other than sql.domain1.local (

Even if i ping from domain2's Sonicwall utility it cant see it...

Tracert wont show anything at all for this IP.

Any help here would be great!!
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Britt ThompsonSr. Systems EngineerCommented:
Is the server in question using a different gateway than the other servers? If so, you'll need to create a static route on the server itself so the Sonic Wall can talk to it:

(assuming is your gateway)
Route -p add mask  

racphillipsAuthor Commented:
Thanks for reply, its on the same gateway, but is on subnet and all other servers and machines are on

sorry didnt notice this before, but i assume this is my problem!


Rob WilliamsCommented:
Are you sure there is no software firewall enabled on sql.domain1.local, such as the windows firewall? Often various services automatically create firewall exceptions but they do so only for the local subnet. Remote subnets require the firewall be disabled, or the firewall exception scope option be edited to allow the remote subnet.
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racphillipsAuthor Commented:
No software Firwalls, windows ICS and firewall disabled. RRAS disabled. subnet being different is all i can find...
Rob WilliamsCommented:
Are the other servers for that domain on the same subnet?
With a typical site-to-site VPN, there is one subnet at each site, and for routing to take place they must be different. Unless there are multiple gateways (make sure sql.domain1.local has the VPN router set as its default gateway) it shouldn't be a routing or subnet issue.
racphillipsAuthor Commented:

dc.domain1.local - ( gateway:
sql.domain1.local - ( gateway:
ts.domain1.local - ( gateway:
Sonicwall -


dc2.domain1.local - ( gateway:
Sonicwall -

Rob WilliamsCommented:
You cannot use a subnet mask of this puts  and in the same network segment. Both should be

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racphillipsAuthor Commented:
Changed it to and all is good! :) i dont know why it would have been set to this? accident? a bad one! thanks for your help
Rob WilliamsCommented:
Good to hear. Easy enough mistake to make.
Thanks racphillips.
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