I am trying to set up a connection to my internal lan that can be
accessed to download files, get email, etc.
The LAN is configured with a static ip address and hosts an exchange
email server and web server. It has a cable modem -> m0n0wall -> 10/100
switched network. The internal hosts are configured with NAT rules to
the appropriate hosts. Internal lan is 192.168.123.0/24
I do field service and hook up to the internet from client sites, none
of which use the same subnets. I have a SafeNet softremote client on my
pc because some of my clients are set up with NetScreen boxes that I set
up with vpn access. I would like to do the same thing with my lan so I
can access my servers remotely.
Can this be set up, or does the m0n0wall only do IPSEC from router to
From: Fred Weston [mailto:fred at daytonawan dot com]
Sent: Monday, January 12, 2004 4:32 PM
To: Eileen Kelleher
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Setting up VPN access through m0n0wall
Eileen Kelleher wrote:
>Can the IPSEC vpn feature be used to set up a tunnel from a remote
>client in where the remote gateway and network is unknown, as would be
>the case from a roving notebook?
>I am trying to use the SafeNet client to do this. When I try to set up
>a tunnel it requires the remote subnet and gateway addresses. Was it
>only intended for use to set up a tunnel between 2 routers?
>I'm wondering if the only way this is going to really work is to pass
>PPTP traffic in to a Windows server, can you tell me if this is the
>I had trouble with setting up a PPTP VPN and using a windows XP client
>to access my network remotely, I can run the browser to configure the
>m0n0wall but am unable to do anything with my internal hosts (such as
>exchange or remote desktop)
>Any guidance would be greatly appreciated.
>eileen at kelltech dot biz
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Try providing some information about your network layout, which networks
are where, and how you're trying to connect to the LAN from the XP