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VPN Client 3.5.2 on Win XP PRO SP1

I have 2 machines running Win XP Pro SP1 on a home network. One

can establish a VPN to my office and one can't. The one that can't seems

to be blocking the final establishment of the tunnel.

Initializing the connection...

Contacting the gateway at

Authenticating user...

Negotiating security policies...

Securing communication channel...

Remote peer terminated connection

XP's firewall is off, ICS is disabled, antivirus is disabled logs off the domain

server shows it accepted my username/password.

Any ideas how to trace what is blocking the establishment of the channel?

Tried v3.6 of the client and that didn't run at all so went back to 3.5.2

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Re: VPN Client 3.5.2 on Win XP PRO SP1

Can you tell me what the error message is on the VPN concentrator ?

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Re: VPN Client 3.5.2 on Win XP PRO SP1

Wish I could but can't . The company closed the trouble ticket since it works from my laptop. Their position is the company doesn't support XP and since

I have home access now it isn't their problem. I know the group access

info and the domain info is all correct and working. Also know it traverses

my lan without a problem since the laptop works on it.

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Re: VPN Client 3.5.2 on Win XP PRO SP1

This would be hard to trace effectively without access to the logs on the concentrator. I'd try removing the client software completely (check the registry as it leaves entry's in there) and rebooting then re-installing. You could always tell a small fib and say its your laptop that cant connect instead ? That way they'd have to look at the problem :)

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Re: VPN Client 3.5.2 on Win XP PRO SP1

I am encountering the same problem using Client 3.5.1. Did you ever come up with the solution? If so, could you pass it on. Thanks.