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These addresses are specifically for VPN users and are not otherwise used no conflicts. Have setup newer units without much effort, but they have a different configuration parameters.
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Expert Member. Apparently, your DNS is not configured correctly on the client. So which DNS have you set? It may as well be that you use the internal DNS on the client, but the client doesn't append your local domain name. Gold Member. You need to add dns suffix to your client vpn address assignment, like config vpn settings set dns-suffix companyname.
Not sure why this info is not available anywhere online. Hope it helps someone in the future. System is using fortiguard DNS.
I don't know where is the problem and why I can't access shared files in the remote network by name instead of IPs. The Fortigate DNS does not know the names of your private servers on the far end of the tunnel. The only way to resolve this is to allow the users access to the private DNS server that contains the names of the private servers OR use a host file on the workstations that need to access names across the tunnel.
The host solution is not ideal because you would have to edit each machine every time a change is made to that remote DNS database. By-default it is in auto mode.If the pings do not get a reply try the following:.
All Local users are, by default, members of the Trusted Users and Everyone groups. Check whether local PCs are able to ping to each other. Check whether there are any detrimental static routes in the host you are pinging.
NAT Traversal A variety of issues related to the client PC; the network environment of the client; the ISP connecting either side; or firewall software on the client, can cause problems with connectivity. Sometimes a home firewall on the client side needs to have a configuration changed allowing IPsec pass through or IKE pass through.
Overlapping network Check whether the network you are connecting from and the network behind the SonicWall do not have identical networks. For eg.
Accessing Network Shares over VPN by name instead of IP
The only solution to this would be to change one of the networks in question or to configure the GroupVPN to assign an IP address of a different interface. Intermittent pings At times the ping test return one reply followed by request timed-out. This could be caused by following reasons. Try disabling the second NIC and check. Restart the computer and install the latest version of the GVC. The below resolution is for customers using SonicOS 6. For firewalls that are generation 6 and newer we suggest to upgrade to the latest general release of SonicOS 6.
Make sure that your configuration allows you access to the area you are trying to go. By Defaultthis termination is set to LAN only. Client PC Network Routing issues in the internal network may also be causing the problem. The only solution to this would be to change one of the networks in question or to configure the GroupVPN to assign an IP Address of a different interface.
Intermittent pings: At times the ping test return one reply followed by request timed-out.Using the File Shares Applet. The File Shares Applet has a similar look and feel to the Windows Explorer tool, featuring drag-and-drop and multiple file selection capabilities. It also provides the user the ability to set up bookmarks to quickly navigate through networks from the portal level. This feature saves time lost moving through network and server paths. The appliance communicates this data to the individual machines on the remote network.
User Prerequisites. For optimal performance, use the most recent supported version shown in this list. The remote computer must have shared folders for files to be copied or moved. Configuration Overview. User should be aware of its functions and limitations. Setting up bookmarks and the browser interface are covered in this section, along with an overview of the browser and sample use cases. Bookmarks can be set up for folders and for files. A file bookmark will not launch the Applet, but instead will download and launch the file directly.
Bookmarks must be enabled by the Administrator. To set up bookmarks from the Virtual Office Portal, perform the following steps. Type in your user name in the User Name field and your password in the Password field, then select the appropriate domain from the Domain drop-down. Click Login. Click the Show Edit Controls link in the middle of the portal page. Click the New Bookmark tab in the portal page. The Add Bookmark screen displays. Enter a friendly name for the bookmark in the Bookmark Name field.
Leaving this box unchecked means the portal will launch the original HTML browser when the bookmark is selected. Optionally, select Automatically log in to log in to this file share using either your SSL VPN credentials or by specifying custom credentials.
Click Add. Bookmark serve as useful shortcuts to quickly access different network locations.
Bookmarks can also be set up from the File Shares Browser, either by clicking the Bookmark button, or using the bookmark option from the right-click menu. While loading the browser interface, warning messages might display. These messages will look different for different browsers. For the purpose of these examples, Internet Explorer 6. Type in your user name in the User Name field and your password in the Password field, then select the appropriate domain from the Domain drop-down menu.
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I have the same question 4. Andre Da Costa Replied on May 18, Microsoft apparently has a workaround which does not require enabling SMBv1, for those who rely on the ability to 'browse' the network.
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Commented: If you are able to attach screen shots from your vpn and network screens as well local users screens that would be helpful. Have you checked your DNS settings on the server and the sonicwall as well as any rules on firewalls to permit traffic on sonicwall ip range to your internal network.
We moved our sonicwall on a DMZ which makes config easier. Top Expert This award recognizes someone who has achieved high tech and professional accomplishments as an expert in a specific topic.
It's not NAT. You don't have a gateway because you only want to route traffic that the sonicwall owns. Tunnel All means just that. You tunnel all traffic through the ssl-vpn connection It sounds then, like you haven't a route or something like that configured improperly.
Author Commented: They connection works fine and holds steady. However, no users can access the network share drives when connected to the VPN. What little detail did I miss during setup? What is your office IP scheme and theirs? Do they have something already on their local network with that IP? Unlikely with more than one user but have seen it before I had an issue where wifi users couldnt print from the wifi subnet.
The fix was to use the printers hostname. Hopefully this helps. The fix was to use the issue. Double checking the IP addresses none of the remote users I have checked with have a duplicate number or anything.
I cannot ping the IP of the share either. I think I figured out the problem.
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Our machines IP schemes go like The shared drives are hosted in a private environment and the ip for shared drives would be If you are using a VPN software other than the built in windows client you'll need to look up where to supply the DNS suffix.
If you are using the windows client, then open the properties of your VPN connection. On the Networking tab select IPv4 and hit properties. Then Advanced. To continue this discussion, please ask a new question. Get answers from your peers along with millions of IT pros who visit Spiceworks.
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