• Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 137
  • Last Modified:

Windows 7 using VPN as a gateway for another host

I have a Windows 7 PC that uses VPN to access another network. On my source network is another machine (IBM mainframe) that also needs to access a machine on the VPN network. Can I set up the windows 7 machine to be a gateway for the one IP address on the VPN network that the IBM host needs to access?

Thank you.
0
MikeBroderick
Asked:
MikeBroderick
  • 2
1 Solution
 
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I think you will probably wind up with a double NAT arrangement that will prevent VPN from connecting.

VPN works best with its own connections so connect the IBM mainframe to the other host with a proper Site-to-Site connection. VPN boxes needed on each end.
0
 
MikeBroderickAuthor Commented:
Thanks
0
 
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@MikeBroderick  - You are very welcome and I was happy to help.
0
Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Featured Post

How do you know if your security is working?

Protecting your business doesn’t have to mean sifting through endless alerts and notifications. With WatchGuard Total Security Suite, you can feel confident that your business is secure, meaning you can get back to the things that have been sitting on your to-do list.

  • 2
Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now