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    VPN Setup Troubleshooting

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    by mmbc_voltron ·

    How can I troubleshoot my VPN setup. I have followed 2 book setting up RRAS on server 2003 for VPN on the client side. There are no books that help setting up the router. I have the router setup with the static ip my isp gave me. I wasn’t able to ping my static ip from remote location but I am able to know after turning off the firewall on the router (i think that was it)
    So I can ping the router. I have forward 1743 and 47 to my servers local ip address: 10.1.10.5 (external nic on server)
    router: 10.1.10.2
    internal nic: 192.168.10.5
    Internal handles DHCP and DNS.
    How can I troubleshoot how far I am going from a remote location. I want to see if I am atleast getting past the router.

    Every company seems to sell there VPN client software. Is this the way to go?
    Where can I get some support that i will be gladly to pay for?

    I get this error on the server side. So I know there is a connection taking
    place just no DHCP address.
    Where should I look?

    Event Type: Warning
    Event Source: RemoteAccess
    Event Category: None
    Event ID: 20169
    Date: 7/9/2007
    Time: 9:54:33 PM
    User: N/A
    Computer: SERVER
    Description:
    Unable to contact a DHCP server. The Automatic Private IP Address
    169.254.36.90 will be assigned to dial-in clients. Clients may be unable to
    access resources on the network.

    For more information, see Help and Support Center at
    http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/events.asp.

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