I unchecked default gateway, and that fixed the problem with the internet.
Now I can't ping anything on the internal network. What settings do I need
to allow a user to use their own gateway for internet access, yet allow them
to see the internal network. The Server ip is 192.168.16.2 and the DHCP is
> The issue here is typically one of routing. A computer can only have a
> single default gateway for traffic that doesn't already have a pre-defined
> network path from your computer. When you VPN, you typically take the vpn
> server as your default gateway, and when you disconnect, your gateway is
> back to the ISP settings.
> So how to fix the fact that you'd still want to surf the web while
> through your VPN. There are a number of methods. The most popular for
> corporations is the idea of a proxy server, where users can forward their
> Internet bound traffic to this internal network server, which will then
> forward it on. IE has a simple UI for setting the client to use such a
> server in a win2k environment, I think IE has a way to autodetect the
> settings if you set up your dc to handle this. Proxy servers also allow
> corporations to monitor and filter traffic to better secure the network.
> Another more complicated option is to have users create vpn connections
> which specifically do not change the default gateway. This needs to be
> backed up with a method of teaching the client computers how to find
> resources since they won't be able to
> blindly send the traffic as before. The plus side of this is to save the
> network from useless Internet traffic, but there are also some security
> issues involved in this method. vpn connections are highly encrypted,
> your Internet connections aren't and there is some fear that Internet
> attacks could be forwarded on through the vpn connection into the
> David Beder
> Microsoft Windows Networking
> (This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no
> > I've finally set up a VPN connection, but the remote computer losses all
> > it's ability to browse the internet as soon as it connects to our
> > The computer is still connected to it's ISP, it just can't go online.
> > the VPN stealing some of its resources?
> > The server it is connecting to has ISA as a firewall, is ISA causing any
> > problems?
> > thanks,
> > Adam