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Remote Desktop / Ping into Server 2008 R2 over VPN

I have a mix of all Windows Server build on my network from 2003 to 2008 R2.  When remoted in from home pver a Cisco VPN I am finding I cannot Remote Desktop or PING the 2008 R2 servers by name.  I can by the IP address.  I can RDP/PING all 2008 and 2003 server by name, just not the 2008 r2.  

Internally on the LAN I can ping and RDP into everything just fine.

The Windows Firewall is off on all of the servers.

 Is there somehting else that needs to be confireued in 2008 R2 to get the name resolution to work remotely?
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By default WIN 2008 servers do not reply on a ping.
You have to enable ping replies...
Enable Ping Replies on Windows Server 2008
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After a little more digging I have found that I can connect to the Windows 2008 server via RDP and PING remotely by entering the FQDN of the computer not just the computer name.  I don't need to do this when I am inside the network just remotely over VPN.  Is there something in server 2008 vs. 2003 that requires this or is it a VPN/firewall configuration issue?
you need to configure Split tunnel
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