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NT domain login through xp home.

By shadowphoenix ·
Recently, one of the employees here moved out of state and I'm now trying to get them connected via VPN to our NT4 server. I've read multiple items about this but so far no info I thought I could use.

Here's the prob: The VPN logs in fine, but then can't connect or even ping any other device except the linksys router. I checked the "Include windows logon domain" and have the info filled in, but it still refuses to go onto the network. Any ideas?
I know xp home shouldn't be used in this case but the boss is ****-retentive.

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by CG IT In reply to NT domain login through x ...

the computer has to get an IP address on the local subnet to have access to the local subnet.

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by The Ice Man In reply to NT domain login through x ...

In the case you have here the base problem is the XP Home machine is not part of the domain your trying to connect to on VPN. XP Home was never designed to be able to join a domain and thus your just wasting your time trying to make this happen for a boss that doesn't have a clue.

If he really needs to be connected on VPN back to the company domain the company should provide a machine with OS that is designed for that.. either a windows 2k or windows xp setup.

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by shadowphoenix In reply to

I managed to talk him into win2k. Unfortunatly most of my knowledge is lans/hardware, wans are new to me. The biggest problem is $$ since we are a small business. I guess a better question would be is VPN the best way to let 4-5 people connect to our main program server. Thanks for the info.

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