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Topic # 111393 1-Nov-2012 16:36 Send private message

I have setup a VPN (PPTP) to my work network, the VPN works on my internet at home (Vodafone) & at motels but not on my Vodem (K3805-Z).
I also tried an older Vodem (K3765-Z) on another computer and the VPN didn't work on that either? Anybody experience this problem?

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  Reply # 710503 1-Nov-2012 16:41 Send private message

Have you tried the "internet" APN?

If not working still, tried the "direct.vodafone.net.nz" APN?






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  Reply # 711491 3-Nov-2012 19:23 Send private message

Can anyone confirm if PPTP is supported on a Vodafone Vodem?

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  Reply # 711493 3-Nov-2012 19:29 Send private message

Have you tried my suggestion?




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  Reply # 711494 3-Nov-2012 19:30 Send private message

(Also don't use PPTP unless you're doing TLS as well, anything else is insecure)

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  Reply # 711496 3-Nov-2012 19:49 Send private message

Should be ok if it's not working log a job on 0800 921021






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  Reply # 711497 3-Nov-2012 19:50 Send private message

I tried direct.vodafone.net.nz but it did not work.
Is that just the word "Internet" (no dotted address) on its own? Is the upper-case "I" critical?

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  Reply # 711499 3-Nov-2012 19:53 Send private message

Just " internet " if it works please let me know




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  Reply # 711502 3-Nov-2012 20:17 Send private message

PPTP is a pretty horrible VPN solution. Any chance for IPSEC?







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  Reply # 712986 6-Nov-2012 15:47 Send private message

"internet" didn't work.

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  Reply # 712988 6-Nov-2012 15:48 Send private message

Possible that your VPN is filtering addresses? Are you using the same VPN connection when over mobile network?






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  Reply # 712992 6-Nov-2012 15:54 Send private message

Yes, same VPN when connection when over moblie network.



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  Reply # 713028 6-Nov-2012 16:51 Send private message

Must be a problem with Windows XP Pro, I was able to successfully connect to my VPN on a Vodem using Windows Vista.

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