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SBS 2011 will not authenticate users over hardware VPN

SBS 2011 server will not authenticate users over hardware VPN - Server side has Cisco RV220-A
router/firewall, client side has Netgear ProSafe VPN Firewall FVS 318. VPN is configured on the hardwar, not SBS. IP address are staticly configured on both firewalls and remote client side, with server side DNS configured on the remote clients TCP/IPv4.
Clients running XP Pro SP3. Netbios enabled on both firewalls. Clients can map drives by IP, not by name, cannot see server or computers on server lan.
Exchange and MS SQL aplication work intermmtantly, SQL app throws erros seeming to indicate connection interruption.

Question - if this is a firewall issue, what ports need to be opened? if not a firewall issue, then what might the problem be - seems to definately be name resolution.
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The clients at the remote site must be assigned ONLY the SBS as their DNS server.  You cannot add any other DNS servers such as ISP or a router.  Also in the remote site's PCs you should add the domain suffix, such as MyDomain.local under DNS (in use this DNS suffix box) of advanced TCP/IP properties page, or this can be done with the local DHCP server.
I am not sure by your description the above has been done.
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Trying this suggestion now.
Your suggestion was implemented, but I still cannot see the server side shares or map drives by name -
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