Remote RDP connection over VPN from Mac PC

Hi Guys,

I was hoping someone can point me in the right direction.

I am trying to connect via RDP to my work computer over a VPN Connection  from a Mac PC.  However, I keep getting this message "Unable to connect to remote PC. Please verify Remote Desktop is enabled, the remote PC is turned on and available on the network and then try again".  

I know I have all the correct RDP and VPN security settings correct because I am able to VPN and RDP to this work computer from a Windows 7 OS.  On the other hand, on the same MacProb PC, I can RDP if I use my personal WiFi HotSpot, but not from my home WiFi.

Your thoughts and ideas are much appreciated.

Regards,
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sergio vegasystems administratorAsked:
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strungCommented:
The problem you describe is usually caused by having the Mac's local LAN use the same subnet as the office server. If, for instance the office server is 192.168.1.1 and the Mac is on a local LAN on the subnet 192.168.1.x, the Mac VPN client will not know whether to direct 192.168.1.1 to the local or remote LAN.

The solution is to change the subnet of the local LAN to something different, say 192.168.5.x.

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sergio vegasystems administratorAuthor Commented:
Excellent answer, this resolved my issue.  Thanks a lot.
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