Remote access VPN can not work with windows' hostname

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Jun 16th, 2009
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Hi expert,


I would like to set up a remote access VPN service for my work at home, the basic settings are worked and I can remote to the subnet in my company. However, I can not explore to other hosts by the hostnames. In fact I need to do it because some applications are hostname based not IP based.


Where can I set the DNS, WINS in the remote VPN client profile. In fact, I also need to configure it for my colleagues.


Or, do you have any other suggestions?


Please Help.


Thanks

Djemba

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Djemba,


You need to configure DNS/WINS under the remote access profile settings, I suggest you configure it under the default group settings; that way they apply to all profiles:-


group-policy DfltGrpPolicy attributes

wins-server value x.x.x.x

dns-server value y.y.y.y

default-domain z


x.x.x.x = WINS Server IP

y.y.y.y = DNS Server IP

z = internal domain-name


HTH>



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