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 From:  "Chris Buechler" <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] PPTP - works, sort of
 Date:  Mon, 7 May 2007 19:53:43 -0400
On 5/7/07, Joe Demeny <jd underscore boro at borozo dot com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm not sure if my problem is the result that I have misconfigured my
> m0n0wall, but I hope your can point me in the right direction.
> The network I'm connecting to is m0n0wall is
> and a Windows server is which also acts as a DNS resolver.
> I have enabled PPTP on m0n0wall and I can connect fine.
> However, I can't ping anything in when connecting through
> PPTP. When I ssh to the network, I can ping fine.

What is the rule on your PPTP interface? Sounds like maybe you're only
allowing TCP and not ICMP.

> I can also mount Windows shares after connecting with PPTP, but only as
> \\\sharename and not by name such as \\server\sharename.

Configure your PPTP client with the appropriate name resolution info
(DNS and/or WINS IP's).