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 From:  John Tran <jtran at pcwerk dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  VPN ~ PPTP
 Date:  Thu, 09 Oct 2003 11:26:32 -0700
Hello Gurus:

I must be doing something really silly.  Maybe someone can give me a 
hand.  I want to make vpn connection to m0n0wall server from my laptop 
(on the road at a remote site) which is behind another firewall and has 
a 192.168.0.x ip (and occasionally have real ip).

The m0n0wall server is configured as pptp server, with the lan IP 
192.168.1.1, and the PPTP settting is pretty much what's on the 
screenshot 192.168.1.79 (Server Address) and 192.168.1.80 (starting 
remote address range) -- everything else is pretty much default.

I am able to create a new connection using windows 2k network connection 
vpn setup etc. and I can authenticate and loggin with no problem, in 
fact, when I run ipconfig I see that my laptop is assigned with the IP 
192.168.1.80 (the other being 192.168.0.100 DHCP assigned by the dhcp 
server/router on the network I am on), which presumably says that the 
VPN connection is working.

This however is where things stop working, I cannot ping any 192.168.1.x 
addresses (including 192.168.1.1) I can ping 192.168.1.80 which is both 
the VPN assigned gateway and the IP address.

Any thoughts?

Thanks,

John