Hi Experts,

I set up a SITE-TO-SITE VPN between location A and B. The server is located on site A but when trying to browse map drives from site B to site A using UNC to see the map drives it will say can not find the location however I can ping the server, connect using RDP.  I set up DNS but using the dhcp dns, Do I also have to set up DNS on the tunnel-group of the IPSEC TUNNEL? If yes, please explain how to do it.
This is an ASA5505 8.4.

Please advise
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QlemoConnect With a Mentor Batchelor and DeveloperCommented:
A "conditional forwarder" is also called "split DNS". It allows for using different name services for different fully qualified domain names. Server1.CompanyA.Com then asks the ComanyA.Com DNS server (on the remote site A), while Server1.CompanyB.Com and any other domain name will be tried to get resolved using the locally configured DNS service.

But that requires either setting up a sequence of DNS suffixes to apply (here: CompanyB.com, CompanyA.com), and unique server names (Server1 isn't, as it is on both sites in my example). Or you need to use the FQDN as UNC path if accessing remote targets, like \\server1.companyA.com\share1 .
It would help if you posted sanitized configs.
Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
>> Do I also have to set up DNS on the tunnel-group of the IPSEC TUNNEL? If yes, please explain how to do it.

Are there DNS servers at Site A and Site B, if so get them to resolve the names in the other site, by adding a conditional forwarder.

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chenzoviccAuthor Commented:
There are 1 server at each location with different ip addressing. SITE A: and SITE B: What do you mean by a conditional forwarder? Please explain
Pete LongTechnical ConsultantCommented:
What is the server at each site? (Windows Linux etc?)
Is each server running DNS?

chenzoviccAuthor Commented:
WINDOWS 2008 at each location
chenzoviccAuthor Commented:
Honestly I already have it configure this way but I think most be a DNS resolution problem on site A.

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