2nd NIC on different network messes up my VPN connection on primary network

Posted on 2011-05-12
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I have two NICs in my system, they are connected to different networks. NIC 1 is our primary data LAN which has a site-to-site VPN connection to another location. NIC 2 is to our VoIP LAN that goes through my phone. I used to be able to have them both enabled at the same time and access everything fine.

However, now if I have my voice NIC enabled I can't get over the VPN but I can still access the internet and things locally. I have changed the adapter binding order so NIC 1 is first but I dunno what happened. Running Windows 7.
Question by:ThorinO
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    Accepted Solution

    Perhaps something changed in the routing/default gateway?
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    Author Comment

    Nuh uh, I am in control of that and have not made any changes that should affect it.
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    Expert Comment

    by:Ernie Beek
    Ok, but did you check? It's still windows ;)
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    Author Closing Comment

    So this time it was getting DCHP, I set it to a static IP on the VoIP network with no gateway and I am back in business, thanks.
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    Expert Comment

    by:Ernie Beek
    You're welcome.
    Remember, with MS, don't assume anything ;)

    Thx for the points.

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