Run Win 7 native VPN from command line for particular networks

I'm attempting to call the native win 7 client from command line but only when the user is not connected to any of our 40 or so internal networks. Calling the VPN client is fairly easy with rasdial but how would I go about writing the rest of the script checking for example for 192.168.0.0 /24, 192.168.1.0/24 etc. networks.

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aackarAsked:
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QlemoBatchelor, Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
This could get difficult, as you have so many networks to check for. And are you certain there is no "conflict" with a private LAN outside of your internal networks if we only check for IP addresses?

A simple check is something like this:
route print 192.168.* | find /v "Network Destination" > nul && rasdial OfficeVPN

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A more precise way is to check for each single network:
route print | find "255.255.255.0" | findstr /v "192.168.1.0 192.168.2.0 192.168.4.0 192.168.7.0" >nul && rasdial OfficeVPN

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It is also possible to use text file containing the networks to check for (with one network per line), and provide that with /G:filename instead of the literal list above.
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aackarAuthor Commented:
I am confident we won't run into it since most private LANs come preconfigured with either 192.168.0.0/24 or 192.168.1.0/24 and we are not using those. I am yet to see a router from
Best Buy come with a different default IP scheme.
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