Access Windows 7 Share from VPN

Posted on 2014-08-29
Last Modified: 2014-09-02
Hey guys,

We have a Windows 7 PC here thats on the network. Now, my VPN users come in as 10.2.1.x /24. They cannot ping or access on the windows 7 pc. The windows 7 pc does have the windows firewall enabled.

How can allow ICMP and UNC share access to the VPN users?
Question by:Cobra25
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    Expert Comment

    Need more information regarding the configuration, typically a router or route path is needed to access across subnets.
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    Author Comment

    This is a vpn connection no routing needed.

    It's a win 7 question
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    Accepted Solution

    On the Windows 7 run box, type "Windows Firewall and Advanced Security" and then click to open it.

    Go to Inbound rule and allow the following three rules.

    "File and Printer Sharing (Echo Request - ICMPv4-In)"
    "File and Printer Sharing (Echo Request - NB-Session-In)"
    "File and Printer Sharing (Echo Request - SMB-In)"
    Allow ShareAllow ICMP
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    Author Comment

    Will these rules allow me PING and access to Shares from a different subnet?
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    Author Comment

    That did the trick. Thanks!

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