How to connect to client computer through ipod touch vpn???

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we have a watchguard firebox and we have setup pptp connections for mobile devices for our employees to connect to their computers via their mobile devices.  

when i configure my vpn connection on my ipod touch i get connectted and i see the vpn icon on the ipod touch

but how do i connect to one of my computers?
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davealfordIt Support

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What are you trying to do - map drives, remote control, run applications etc?

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i am trying to do remote control and log into one of my computers.  my watchguard mobile vpn works perfectly on my laptop from home but i want to be able to do the same thing on my ipod touch.
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I've not used an iPod touch but my iPad PPTP to our Watchguard works fine and I then launch an RDP app - iTAP RDP and another just RDP both from the Apple store. There are both free and paid for versions
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what configuration do you use for the RDP app?  i have one of those on my ipod touch

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when you launch the app are you using the local ip? or an external ip once you are conncetted via pptp?
davealfordIt Support

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By configuration I take it you mean resolution/security settings? If so, it really depends on the connectivity. I tend to run all my connections at the highest avaiilable on the PC/server and adjust couour/resolution depending on my connection speeds

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ok i am going to try the app and post results soon
davealfordIt Support

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I use the LAN IP address or, what you can do, is modify the PPTP connection DNS settings so it uses or internal DNS server - that way you can connect using the FQDN of the PC

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Try Logmein's Ignition. www.logmein.com   Works very well on my iTouch and uses the same ports as Skype so I did not have to fuss with the Firewall settings.

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not complete, it was a watchguard problem

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