Re: Help settting up a VPN
From: Skylar Thompson (skylar_at_os2.dhs.org)
Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2004 05:00:05 GMT
On Sun, 21 Mar 2004 15:00:55 +1100, Stan <Stan@here.com> wrote:
> I need to setup a VPN for a new client however the connection could not be
> There are 2 problems related to the configuration that was discovered
> 1. I have another customers using the same lan address of 192.168.1.0/24 as
> the new one
> 2. The VPN server on my end expects the vpn server on the other end to
> authenticate with a public address but however i believe the server is
> providing its 192.168.1.x address this is due to the nating and it not
> knowing about the public address. I cannot see an option on the Sonicwall
> SOHO3 to specify to use the public address so at this stage i do not believe
> the technology is capable of making the connection. However unless the first
> problem is solved making a connection will be useless as traffic will not
> 3. The client ends setup is a Cisco router(has public ip) --> Sonic
> Wall ---> LAN, have though of putting the Sonic Wall at the same level as
> the router but I've been told it won't work.
> Any ideas on getting this to work having either customer changing their LAN
> IP is not an option.
It might help to know what VPN software you're using. If it's OpenVPN, then
just forward port 5000 from the firewall to the VPN server.
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