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By AllyCatUK ·
I wonder if anyone else has come across a problem I'm having. I have a Linksys WRT54G Router and running Windows XP. I have been trying to set my pc up as a VPN server without any luck at all, my router supports vpn passthrough and I have enabled support in the xp firewall, but I have yet to find ANYONE that can connect to me using VPN. I can however, connect to someone elses machine through a vpn without any problems. I can also establish a vpn within my network on any of the pcs. I have tried everything, my pc is in the DMZ, I have opened specific ports on the router, and still nothing........HELP!!!

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by BFilmFan In reply to VPN Help

What specific ports have you opened?

Check that ports 135, 137-139, 445 and 593 are not blocked.

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by AllyCatUK In reply to

As I said, I've even put my pc in the DMZ with no luck at all. However, I'm still inclined to think that it's the router that's blocking the connection as a friend with the same router can only accept an incoming connection on a vpn from me only when he detaches from the router and connects directly to the modem. Linksys have been of no help whatsoever.

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by AllyCatUK In reply to VPN Help

As far as I'm aware, none of those ports are used for vpn

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