Solved

PPTP suddenly allows multiple users from same nat to dialin to same host???

Posted on 2012-03-24
1
316 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
So lets say I'm sitting at home and I PPTP dial-into my corporate office from a PC on my home network. Connect to some resources, and do my thing. Then later lets say I am at a different PC at home and dial-in via PPTP to my office from it, while I'm also dialed in from the other PC at home. In the past, that would not have worked - it's always been an issue with have 2 hosts behind the same NAT connected to the same external host - it would knock one or the other off the network.

Suddenly it's working though and I'm not sure why... I recently upgrade my home router to a DLINK DIR-655 which I wouldn't think would make a big difference, but is this just something that's been around now for a while and I hadn't noticed or is this weird to anyone else??
0
Comment
Question by:intelliwyse
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 78

Accepted Solution

by:
arnold earned 250 total points
ID: 37762099
You might nt be enforcing the one session on the pptp server.
Wile the wan ip for both connections remins the same the source port is what differentiates the two connections. The server configuration is the limiter/enforcer of the single session.
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Read-only SNMP string example ? 7 111
Do stacking modules come with the Cisco WS-C3650-48PS-S switches 2 58
EIGRP Bandwidth 9 41
BGP Local Preference 5 47
SSL is a very common protocol used these days when browsing the web.  The purpose is to provide security to communication, but how does it do it?  There are several pieces at work that have to be setup before SSL will even work and it requires both …
Every server (virtual or physical) needs a console: and the console can be provided through hardware directly connected, software for remote connections, local connections, through a KVM, etc. This document explains the different types of consol…
Viewers will learn how to properly install and use Secure Shell (SSH) to work on projects or homework remotely. Download Secure Shell: Follow basic installation instructions: Open Secure Shell and use "Quick Connect" to enter credentials includi…
After creating this article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/23699/Setup-Mikrotik-routers-with-OSPF.html), I decided to make a video (no audio) to show you how to configure the routers and run some trace routes and pings between the 7 sites…

749 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question