VPN problem with 12.04

compdoc compdoc at hotrodpc.com
Thu Dec 13 21:35:00 UTC 2012

> I seem to have it all set up properly, but all traffic I 
>try to send to work is trying to go to the internet.  

Wont all traffic from home to work be done over the internet?

> Under the VPN tab I set the gateway to the other 
>end's DNS name and set my userid and Domain.

The gateway is your Internet connection. You don't want to set a gateway on
a vpn, unless you have a reason to use the slowest possible route to the
web? You would be surfing the web through the vpn connection, as well as any
other packets meant for the internet, in other words.

However, this isn't why you cant connect.  What type of vpn service is
running at the office? Are you using the assigned ports?

What IP address range is your home lan, and what ip address range is used at


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