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Topic # 248240 15-Mar-2019 21:25
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I connect to our work network on my iPad with the FortiClient app and it connects successfully. I use the documents app to view files on our server, this works fine when I’m connected via wifi at the office and connected to the VPN while hotspotting from my mobile phone. It doesnt work at home connected to my Spark fibre connection - the VPN connects successfully just cant find any files/folders

Is this something to do with my modem at home or ?

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  Reply # 2202250 20-Mar-2019 09:54
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@taylorroach Do your home network and work network have the same subnet address (e.g.

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  Reply # 2204491 24-Mar-2019 21:28
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Thank you, no it doesn't seem to be the same. as I said the VPN in forticlient connects successfully it just doesn't find the server... smb://examplename/ ... domain: example.local. 


and it does work on other wifi connections and hotspotting from my phone. it also doesn't work on a friends wifi who is on Vodafone home wireless. 


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  Reply # 2204521 25-Mar-2019 07:11
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It would still connect, just wouldn't route. What subnet is the server end network on then??

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