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 From:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Problem with VPN
 Date:  Fri, 23 Dec 2005 09:56:34 -0600
From: "dasz" <daszylstra at comcast dot net>

> I did some testing tonight . . . . . I found the same thing with my 1.2 - 
> connect through Monowall via PPTP with PC1, disconnect; then attempt to 
> connect to the same PPTP server with PC2 and it fails . . . . . . Note: 
> not simultaneous connections . . . .

> I found that after a period of time PC2 can connect (I waited about an 
> hour between attempts). . . . I also found that if you 'Reset State' on 
> the NAT table you can connect immediately . . . 'Diagnostics" --> "Reset 
> State" --> "Reset"

> anyone know if there is an easy way to get the NAT to reset quicker so 
> subsequent PPTP connections won't fail without resetting NAT states?

Old news.  It is a limitation of NAT and PPtP.  The only good solution is a 
PPtP proxy.  And "good solution" is a relative thing.

                        Lee