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 From:  "Stefan Stolk" <stefan at dynasoft dot nl>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] PPTP connection with dual WAN (connection problems)?
 Date:  Wed, 22 Feb 2006 16:01:16 +0100
I've setup the box according to the manual on the m0n0wall website:
All standard, so everyone with an account can logon to my home network. It works fine from other
connections. With a dual WAN connection it seems to have some issues.


Van: simon dot vetterli at thaipath dot ch [mailto:simon dot vetterli at thaipath dot ch]
Verzonden: wo 02/22/2006 15:58
Aan: Stefan Stolk
Onderwerp: Re: [m0n0wall] PPTP connection with dual WAN (connection problems)?


I have a question:

How did You configure Your m0n0wall for PPTP?
I think about the ipadresses and rules?

Kind Regards.

Simon Vetterli

Am 22.02.2006 um 15:01 Uhr haben Sie geschrieben:
> Hi all,
> I have some strange problems concerning my PPTP tunnel to my home m0n0
> box. I use m0n0wall as a PPTP VPN server, so I can log on to my home =
> network. This worked fine before, but due to the lack of network =
> bandwith here at my school (where I live for the next 3 months) they =
> decided to install a 2nd WAN connection a couple of days ago.
> My guess is, is that this connection is now loadbalanced. I was always
> limited to 1 VPN connection. If I use a second computer to log on to
my =
> home network, they didn&apos;t work simultaniously.
> Now, i can open multiple VPN connections to my home network from =
> different computers, but now I can&apos;t use outlook anymore (or
access =
> network shares). Outlook tries to connect to Exchange, but at some
point =
> after trying many times it just goes "disconnected" while my VPN =
> connection is active and working. Manual synching makes no difference.
> Sometimes Outlook connects, but can&apos;t synchronize with my
Exchange =
> server at home. I&apos;ve tried setting different authentication
methods for =
> Outlook, but they make no difference.
> Could this be due to multiple external ip&apos;s on my location here,
and the =
> routing of traffic over 2 lines at the same time?
> I knew it worked fine, but since they changed some things here, it =
> fails. I don&apos;t have physical access to the school network
regarding =
> routers etc. If PPTP doesn&apos;t work, should I give OpenVPN a try
for =
> example?
> Many Thanks,
> Stefan
> test
Simon Vetterli
Margarethenstrasse 1
CH-8152 Glattbrugg
mailto:simon dot vetterli at thaipath dot ch