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Net view when vpn error 53

Posted on 2012-03-30
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From my xp desktop connecting to a sbs 2003 server VPN I am having networking issues....

net view \\server
error 53

Net view \\server.domain.local

works

What is causing this .. ip networks are 192.168.1 and 192.168.0
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Question by:HalCHub
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by:rscottvan
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Your VPN connection is not appending the needed DNS suffix/es to the connection.

What VPN client are you using?
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by:HalCHub
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I am using the Microsoft VPN built into XP and remote access services in the server.
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Right-click your VPN connection and select properties.

Select the Networking Tab.

Select Internet Protocol and click Properties.

Click Advanced.

Select the DNS tab.

Ensure that DNS suffix for this connection is configured - it should be:  domain.local

If you have other domains that you need to connect to, select "Append these DNS suffixes" and add them.
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by:HalCHub
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sorry but that did not solve the problem...
nor can I ping server
but I can ping server.hhfict.local
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just to be clear...  not that you told me the domain name, the DNS suffix needs to be hhfict.local.

So, do this:

Right-click your VPN connection and select properties.

Select the Networking Tab.

Select Internet Protocol and click Properties.

Click Advanced.

Select the DNS tab.

Ensure that DNS suffix for this connection is configured - it should be:  hhfict.local

Can you take a screenshot of the settings on the DNS tab and post them?
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