[c-nsp] PIX 515E PPTP VPN Routing?

Hay Kan Sugeng haykan at qalacom.com
Mon Sep 24 01:34:12 EDT 2007

on your windows client go to properties - networking - tcp/ip - advanced

and check the box - Use default gateway on remote network


Lyndon Tiu wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I have a PIX 515E.
> I setup the PIX as a PPTP VPN server accepting PPTP connections from the 
> outside. I have a Windows XP client on the outside connecting to the 
> internal network using the PIX as the PPTP server.
> I followed instructions setting up the VPN and the Windows client is 
> able to connect to the PIX and obtain an ip from the ip pool.
> Problem is, the Windows client is unable to do anything after this. It 
> cannot ping any other machines on the network.
> I believe this is a routing issue. Can someone on this list confirm if 
> routing is something I have to do separate from the VPN configuration?
> Ipconfig says that a default gateway is not assigned to the Windows 
> client by the PIX through the PPTP VPN. Route /print shows no routes 
> added by the PPTP. I do not see any PPTP VPN configuration that allows 
> me to setup routes.

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