I did nt get a reply for the Ping command used on a router (destination was another PC on a different network connected over the serial interface), but when i used the extended ping using the LAN interface IP as the souce IP, the extended Ping command worked for the same destination adress? What could be the reason?
Agree with Manoj, this is most probably due to the LAN IPs of this site has a return route, but the WAN IPs (which are used as the source of the echo request) doesn't have a return route, make sure that the PC has a correct default gateway and if this is not a leased point-to-point connection between the 2 sites (may be an MPLS VPN) make sure that the provider has routed your LAN and WAN IPs correctly.
This document gives several answers on frequently asked questions for PFRv3 channel state behavior.
Q1: What are all the channel operational states from a BR (border role) perspective and what are the rules/conditions to be in each st...
The need was to reach an host inside a LAN through a VPN connection managed by the LAN gateway (Cisco 1921).
The LAN gateway performs NAT and there was a dedicate nat rule for the host i wanted to reach through VPN.
I couldn't connect to the hos...