LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Networking
User Name
Password
Linux - Networking This forum is for any issue related to networks or networking.
Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. Anything is fair game.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 12-20-2006, 08:47 AM   #1
ikhmer
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Dec 2006
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: 0
Question pptpd vpn on SuSE: All users can login but only two user could reach to network behin


Dear all,


I have POPToP vpn server installed on SuSe, let say i have 10 users and all those user could login to my server at the same time but only two user could use ! the rest could not reach network that want to talk to.

Where could i check? and when i issue 'ifconfig ' command it show only two ppp (ppp0 and ppp1) . it doesn't create for other connection.

Your help please!

thanks,

iKhmer
 
Old 12-21-2006, 01:12 AM   #2
WindowBreaker
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2005
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 228

Rep: Reputation: 31
This can happen if the ip addressing at their home network conflicts with either the ip addressing behind the vpn, or the one used by the vpn. I had this happen with a few clients, and didn't realize what was happening until determining what their home network was set to.

In my case, the work network used the 192.168.2.0/24 subnet, which was the same as my client's home network. so he could connect just fine, but when trying to reach the company server 192.168.2.2, nothing would happen. The reason was that according to his routing tables, 192.168.2.0/24 is a local subnet. So even setting the VPN server as the default gateway didn't work in this case. The solution was to set a route that would send all packets destined to 192.168.2.2 directly to the VPN server.
 
Old 12-25-2006, 02:15 AM   #3
ikhmer
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Dec 2006
Posts: 2

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Question

still could not short this out! and client network is not the same network behind vpn server...
could you please give me a bit detail on routing or firewal fitering in this case? i think it could be the source of problem but i don't know whr to check or change :-(

Many thanks,

 
  


Reply

Tags
vpn


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Help with vpn pptpd andybrr Red Hat 2 10-26-2006 05:07 PM
issues with VPN pptpd server onorua Linux - Networking 1 08-25-2006 04:45 PM
VPN with pptpd m1111 Linux - Networking 0 02-07-2006 02:42 PM
VPN pptpd problems ?!?!? thewonka Linux - Networking 1 02-23-2005 07:44 AM
VPN PPTPD POPTOP , not Stable, need some help! phtkiller Linux - Networking 0 11-05-2003 06:55 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:15 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration