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Topic # 89032 25-Aug-2011 13:40
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Hi

Just wondering if theres a VPN expert out there.. I have joined a VPN service
 and setting it up and although web browsing works and other things just not ping
theweird thing they offer several servers and its just one server that ping fails one
but it uses 192.168 range and the other that works uses 10.0.0.x range
so wondering if its a routing issue under windows XP? i heard windows routing is the worse
over unix etc Ive turned of firewallls in case no different. considering one server works
 and other doesnt fully I kinda think its not that anyhow

I paste some results from dos prompt commandlines to see if can help
Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>ipconfig

Windows IP Configuration


Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 1:

        Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
        IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.99
        Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
        Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.254

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>route print
===========================================================================
Interface List
0x1 ........................... MS TCP Loopback interface
0x2 ...00 0c 29 44 e4 ce ...... VMware Accelerated AMD PCNet Adapter - Packet S
heduler Miniport
===========================================================================
===========================================================================
Active Routes:
Network Destination        Netmask          Gateway       Interface  Metric
          0.0.0.0          0.0.0.0    192.168.1.254    192.168.1.99       10
        127.0.0.0        255.0.0.0        127.0.0.1       127.0.0.1       1
      192.168.1.0    255.255.255.0     192.168.1.99    192.168.1.99       10
     192.168.1.99  255.255.255.255        127.0.0.1       127.0.0.1       10
    192.168.1.255  255.255.255.255     192.168.1.99    192.168.1.99       10
        224.0.0.0        240.0.0.0     192.168.1.99    192.168.1.99       10
  255.255.255.255  255.255.255.255     192.168.1.99    192.168.1.99       1
Default Gateway:     192.168.1.254
===========================================================================
Persistent Routes:
  None

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>ping geekzone.co.nz

Pinging geekzone.co.nz [202.175.128.164] with 32 bytes of data:

Destination host unreachable.
Destination host unreachable.
Destination host unreachable.
Destination host unreachable.

Ping statistics for 202.175.128.164:
    Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 0, Lost = 4 (100% loss),

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>ping tvnz.co.nz

Pinging tvnz.co.nz [202.89.4.222] with 32 bytes of data:

Reply from 202.89.4.222: bytes=32 time=60ms TTL=56
Reply from 202.89.4.222: bytes=32 time=58ms TTL=56
Reply from 202.89.4.222: bytes=32 time=57ms TTL=56
Reply from 202.89.4.222: bytes=32 time=57ms TTL=56

Ping statistics for 202.89.4.222:
    Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss),
Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds:
    Minimum = 57ms, Maximum = 60ms, Average = 58ms

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>ipconfig

Windows IP Configuration


Ethernet adapter Local Area Connection 1:

        Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
        IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.99
        Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.0
        Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.1.254

PPP adapter VPN-JAP1:

        Connection-specific DNS Suffix  . :
        IP Address. . . . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.4
        Subnet Mask . . . . . . . . . . . : 255.255.255.255
        Default Gateway . . . . . . . . . : 192.168.0.4

C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>ping tvnz.co.nz

Pinging tvnz.co.nz [202.89.4.222] with 32 bytes of data:

Request timed out.

Ping statistics for 202.89.4.222:
    Packets: Sent = 1, Received = 0, Lost = 1 (100% loss),
Control-C
^C
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator>route print
===========================================================================
Interface List
0x1 ........................... MS TCP Loopback interface
0x2 ...00 0c 29 44 e4 ce ...... VMware Accelerated AMD PCNet Adapter - Packet S
heduler Miniport
0x280004 ...00 53 45 00 00 00 ...... WAN (PPP/SLIP) Interface
===========================================================================
===========================================================================
Active Routes:
Network Destination        Netmask          Gateway       Interface  Metric
          0.0.0.0          0.0.0.0      192.168.0.4     192.168.0.4       1
          0.0.0.0          0.0.0.0    192.168.1.254    192.168.1.99       11
      121.80.1.60  255.255.255.255    192.168.1.254    192.168.1.99       10
        127.0.0.0        255.0.0.0        127.0.0.1       127.0.0.1       1
      192.168.0.4  255.255.255.255        127.0.0.1       127.0.0.1       50
    192.168.0.255  255.255.255.255      192.168.0.4     192.168.0.4       50
      192.168.1.0    255.255.255.0     192.168.1.99    192.168.1.99       10
     192.168.1.99  255.255.255.255        127.0.0.1       127.0.0.1       10
    192.168.1.255  255.255.255.255     192.168.1.99    192.168.1.99       10
        224.0.0.0        240.0.0.0     192.168.1.99    192.168.1.99       10
        224.0.0.0        240.0.0.0      192.168.0.4     192.168.0.4       1
  255.255.255.255  255.255.255.255      192.168.0.4     192.168.0.4       1
  255.255.255.255  255.255.255.255     192.168.1.99    192.168.1.99       1
Default Gateway:       192.168.0.4
===========================================================================
Persistent Routes:
  None


I can ping lan ok.. ping 192.168.1.99 and 192.168.1.9 etc

also as you see I can ping the WEB before I connect VPN PPP or PPTP

well except geekzone that gives a error but tvnz.xo.nz is fine LOL

I played with persistent routes ROUTE ADD -p but not sure if done it right but it didnt help either


DNS also goes to 127.0.0.1 dns caching proxy but I added that later it wasnt pinging
 before that either..

since web works but  not ping surely its icmp packets routing issue?

Cheers


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  Reply # 511870 25-Aug-2011 14:17
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kiwigeek1: Hi

Just wondering if theres a VPN expert out there.. I have joined a VPN service
 and setting it up and although web browsing works and other things just not ping
theweird thing they offer several servers and its just one server that ping fails one
but it uses 192.168 range and the other that works uses 10.0.0.x range
so wondering if its a routing issue under windows XP? i heard windows routing is the worse
over unix etc Ive turned of firewallls in case no different. considering one server works
 and other doesnt fully I kinda think its not that anyhow


If web browsing works then it isn't routing.

Have you tried asking the VPN provider? Perhaps they simply aren't passing ICMP (or NATing it correctly) on their VPN gateway.



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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 511893 25-Aug-2011 15:00
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I have asked but them same but english is not their best lol still no reply so support
is not the best but its cheap and weebit slow.. but it does me. 100kb/s

i didnt think it could be a block their end when connected. but i think your right I dont
think its my setup tracert fails also


everything works other then that.. what elses uses icmp packets though? just ping or
maybe something else that might not work?

got to watch word wrap with forced enters here else clips the sentence lol

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