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How do I access resources on the other end of a VPN tunnel

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How do I access resources on the other end of a VPN tunnel

JMILLERWV105
My set up is this. Our main server sets at office 1 and the second server sets at office 2. I have established a VPN tunnel between the 2 router of Office1 and Office 2. Can ping any address in the other network using the local IP address of that resource example form office 1 to office 2 ping 192.168.20.3 and from 2 to 1 ping 192.168.69.18 get responce back ok. But I need to know how to have others on each network access resources on the other. the employees will not want to have to remember addresses of resources on either end. There is a company Database of orders residing on a resource in office 1 that office 2 needs to get to, also we want to set up video conferencing between the 2 offices.
Office 1 is running Microsoft Small Business Server 2008 the second office runs Microsoft server 2003. both routers are Netgear. Both offices have static IP addresses.

I need help finishing this project up so any help will be greatly appreciated.
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    robo_dev

    Are these systems setup to be a workgroup or domains?

    If you are using static IP addresses, then this must be a very small number of users.

    AD would give you WINS, which is effectively DNS for LAN resources, and would allow devices to talk to each other.

    If this is a simple small workgroup you could add LMHOST table entries to each PC so they can communicate with the other devices on the other network.

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    robo_dev

    Are these systems setup to be a workgroup or domains?

    If you are using static IP addresses, then this must be a very small number of users.

    AD would give you WINS, which is effectively DNS for LAN resources, and would allow devices to talk to each other.

    If this is a simple small workgroup you could add LMHOST table entries to each PC so they can communicate with the other devices on the other network.

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    Try re-posting in the Q&A
    section.The 'Discussion' forum is for matters of general discussion, not specific problems in search of a solution. The 'Water Cooler' is for non-technical discussions. You can submit a question to 'Q&A' here:

    http://www.techrepublic.com/forum/questions/post?tag=mantle_skin;content

    There are TR members who specifically seek out problems in need of a solution. Although there is some overlap between the forums, you'll find more of those members in 'Q&A' than in 'Discussions' or 'Water Cooler'.

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