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By c-mackenzie ·
I am having problems accessing servers on my office network through my Cisco VPN client.

I connect to the internet via AOL's broadband services through a Netgear DG834G wireless router and the Cisco VPN Firewall is a PIX 515 hosted by a third party support company.

When I connect to the VPN everything seems to be okay and I can ping any computer or server on the office network but when I try to connect to them through RDP or Citrix ICA client it just times out.

Any one with any ideas please let me know.

Thanks very much!

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by zlitocook In reply to VPN Frailties

After you start your VPN can you remote to any of the computers or servers? Do you have a firewall at home and is the port/ports that Citrix needs open?

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by c-mackenzie In reply to

I can ping the servers on my network after I start my VPN, cannot RDP to any of the though. I've disabled my local firewall at home and it makes no difference.

Thanks for trying

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by ross.laing In reply to VPN Frailties

Try updating th hosts file in Windows, C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc , open it in Notepad. There are examples of what format entries should be added but should be:

<ipaddress> <Servername.domain.com>

Add entries for every server you are having trouble accessing.

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by c-mackenzie In reply to

Tried adding a few of the network servers on my office network into the hosts file on my home pc but it made no difference.

It's weird because I can trace routes to the servers and ping and telnet to them but just cannot RDP to them.

Thanks for trying.

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by roz007 In reply to VPN Frailties

When i had this issue it was related to licencing. If you delete the licence key in
HKLM/Software/Microsoft/MSLicensing/Store/
Then delete the licence 000 if that doesn't work it could be that you have run out of TS cals on the server.

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