Solved

Watchguard XTM BOVPN DNS

Posted on 2014-11-21
1
177 Views
Last Modified: 2015-03-25
We currently have two Watchguard XTM 21 setup with BOVPN. The VPN tunnel works. We are able to see and ping networks on both sides, but only with IP addresses. We can't use names across the network.

We can ping 10.0.0.1
We can't ping sbsserver

Where in BOVPN setup do I configure DNS settings?

Our setup:

Main office
SBS 2008
DNS Server
DHCP Server
Static IP

Remote Site
Windows 7
Static IP
0
Comment
Question by:datzent83
1 Comment
 
LVL 12

Accepted Solution

by:
DLeaver earned 500 total points
ID: 40470589
Does the static IP on the remote client have the SBS server set as the primary DNS server?

To ensure the client side can resolve they need to have the SBS server as their DNS server, or you need to edit the hosts file on that PC so that it can use this to resolve the FQDN of the SBS.

To ensure the SBS server can resolve the client it needs to be registered in the DNS of the SBS.

I would set the remote client to get its DHCP from the SBS server over the BOVPN and this should resolve your issue.  Alternatively just set the static DNS IP as the SBS server on the remote client.
0

Featured Post

What is SQL Server and how does it work?

The purpose of this paper is to provide you background on SQL Server. It’s your self-study guide for learning fundamentals. It includes both the history of SQL and its technical basics. Concepts and definitions will form the solid foundation of your future DBA expertise.

Question has a verified solution.

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

A quick step-by-step overview of installing and configuring Carbonite Server Backup.
Let’s list some of the technologies that enable smooth teleworking. 
Here's a very brief overview of the methods PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg) offers for monitoring bandwidth, to help you decide which methods you´d like to investigate in more detail.  The methods are covered in more detail in o…
This video gives you a great overview about bandwidth monitoring with SNMP and WMI with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're looking for how to monitor bandwidth using netflow or packet s…

679 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