?
Solved

Setup Watchguard XTM VPN to RRAS on server

Posted on 2014-03-06
1
Medium Priority
?
830 Views
Last Modified: 2014-03-06
Hey Everyone,

I'm having some issues on a Watchguard XTM 22 with firmware 11.4.B306888.  It was setup by the previous IT company and I had to reset it because no one knew the password and now I'm setting up VPN port forwarding to my RRAS server and it's driving me insane.  I can't stand these routers for this exact reason, I've been working on it for 1.5 hours just to forward a single port and it's still not working.  

So I have the Alias setup to the server IP, I have PPTP forwarding in the firewall setup as such:

From:
Any-External

To:
Server Alias

And it never connects, when I do port tests it says the port is closed. I've reset RRAS and it still doesn't work.  

Any help would be appreciated.  These routers are seriously unnecessarily complex, I'd rather go buy an off the shelf NetGear router and just forward the port in 2 minutes but I can't since they've already spent the money on this thing.
0
Comment
Question by:blue92lx
[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
 

Accepted Solution

by:
blue92lx earned 0 total points
ID: 39911554
Nevermind, I found the answer.  You have to setup the SNAT section to forward the port to the server IP.  Apparently Watchguard took it upon themselves to rename 'Port Forwarding' to 'SNAT' which is completely ridiculous and why I hate routers like these.
0

Featured Post

Optimize your web performance

What's in the eBook?
- Full list of reasons for poor performance
- Ultimate measures to speed things up
- Primary web monitoring types
- KPIs you should be monitoring in order to increase your ROI

Question has a verified solution.

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

Remote Desktop Shadowing often has a lot of benefits. When helping end users determine problems, it is much easier to see what is going on, what is being slecected and what is being clicked on. While the industry has many products to help with this,…
Shadow IT is coming out of the shadows as more businesses are choosing cloud-based applications. It is now a multi-cloud world for most organizations. Simultaneously, most businesses have yet to consolidate with one cloud provider or define an offic…
How to install and configure Citrix XenApp 6.5 - Part 1. In this video tutorial we have explained step by step installation of Citrix XenApp 6.5 Server on Windows Server 2008 R2 is explained in this video. We have explained the difference between…
Windows 10 is mostly good. However the one thing that annoys me is how many clicks you have to do to dial a VPN connection. You have to go to settings from the start menu, (2 clicks), Network and Internet (1 click), Click VPN (another click) then fi…
Suggested Courses

801 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