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IPsec VPN on RV042 Question

I have two routers, A and B, which have a VPN between them (across the internet).  If my understanding of VPNs is correct, then traffic should only be routed acorss the VPN tunnel when a client on the Router A LAN is trying to reach a client or resource on the Router B LAN, or vice-versa, correct?

Traffic destined for a resource outside either of the LANs should be routed out the WAN of the router, correct?

I ask this question because I have programs (which access the internet) that are behaving badly when the VPN tunnel is enabled between the two routers.  When the tunnel is not enabled, there are no problems.

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IPsec VPN on RV042 Question

Hello Matt, when using a site to site tunnel between RV0XX router, it is a "split tunnel". The router is supposed to support wildcard masking (full tunnel) however that is a different configuration.

With that being said, your normal traffic flow is as described. Local traffic from Source A requesting local traffic at Destination B will use the tunnel, but internet traffic local to either router will be local to the respective location.

-Tom

-Tom Please mark answered for helpful posts http://blogs.cisco.com/smallbusiness/
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IPsec VPN on RV042 Question

Hello Matt, when using a site to site tunnel between RV0XX router, it is a "split tunnel". The router is supposed to support wildcard masking (full tunnel) however that is a different configuration.

With that being said, your normal traffic flow is as described. Local traffic from Source A requesting local traffic at Destination B will use the tunnel, but internet traffic local to either router will be local to the respective location.

-Tom

-Tom Please mark answered for helpful posts http://blogs.cisco.com/smallbusiness/
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