Re: Internet access whilst connected to VPN

From: David Elders (david_elders_at_hotmail.com.nospam)
Date: 10/20/04


Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 15:18:00 +0100

Or, install the Proxy Client on the remote VPN PC and have it access the
Internet via the VPN connection - bit of a PITA though as when not connected
you'd have to set the PC to connect without this...

David

"Henry Craven" <IUnknown@Dot.Nyet> wrote in message
news:eIhCfVitEHA.3200@TK2MSFTNGP14.phx.gbl...
> You can enable this, but it is turned off by default as It's a potential
> security risk for a possibly unprotected remote client to be connected
> to the internet directly while having a pipe open to the domain, and
> thus providing a potential channel for malware/hackers.
> The User -should- access the internet via the VPN Connection.
>
> To enable the User to have concurrent VPN and Local Internet:
>
> - Right/Alternate Mouse-Click on Network Places
> - Properties
> - Right/Alternate Mouse-Click on VPN connection
> - Properties
> - Networking
> - Protocol (TCP/IP)
> - Advanced
> - De-select
> "Use default gateway on remote host"
>
> HTH
>
> --
> Henry Craven {SBS-MVP}
> Melbourne Australia
>
> "John Chapman" <jwc@gtscad.com> wrote in message
> news:41752450$0$44860$ed2619ec@ptn-nntp-reader02.plus.net...
> > Hi
> >
> > We have a SBS 4.5 installation with ADSL broadband using router with
> > standard two NIC solution. Remote users can VPN in without problem but
> > cannot access the Internet whilst connected via VPN. VPN is RAS
> running
> > PPTP.
> >
> > Is there any simple and persistent way of achieving Internet access at
> the
> > same time?
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > John
>
>