I keep hearing about the WINS server to resolve netbios ; I have a WINS
server enabled, and it is entered into the DHCP config on m0n0, but PPTP
connections never get served the WINS address. How do I fix this?
On 9/20/06, Klaus Stock <ks at stock dash consulting dot com> wrote:
> > > Has anyone used m0n0 on a WRAP board as a VPN endpoint? And how did it
> > > for you?
> > >
> > > I want Windows XP clients to VPN to the WRAP box, then be dumped onto
> > > local network including being able to use network neighborhood,
> > > shares, etc. Any problem with what I am trying to do??
> I do not exactly understand your problem.
> I use a m0n0wall (WRAP platform) as a PPTP server for a class C network in
> the class A address region (in other words, 10.0.0.x).
> I use WinXP as a client, with the client machine sitting in a typical
> C network (192.168.x.x) together with a class C network in the class A
> (10.0.0.x via a gateway in the 192.168.x.x range).
> Now, when I connect via PPTP to the remote network, I lose the ability to
> access the local 10.0.0.x addresses. Obvious, since all 10.0.0.x traffic
> gets routed via PPTP and the m0n0wall to the remote network. If I cut the
> PPTP connection, I regain access to the local 10.0.0.x addresses.
> un-1337, that! And a bit inconvinient as well.
> Luckily, the addresses which I wanted to access on the rmeote network did
> not overlap with the addresses I needed to access on the local network. So
> simply typed something like "route -p add 10.0.0.x 192.168.x.x" (with the
> local server address I wanted to access and the local gateway). In other
> words, I created a static route and from that point on, I could access the
> local server with the IP adress given to the route command while PPTP was
> Well, I also could have changed the addresses of the network behind the
> m0n0wall to another class C subnet (like 10.0.99.x), to get them out of
> way, but, hey, why choose the easy way?
> Dunno if your problem related to routing tables, though. Perhaps you can
> - Klaus
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