VPN Can't Ping by Name

peter5898

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I have a Windows 2003 Domain Controller that I have configured VPN access on – I have put the VPN port in my router – and when I connect from the outside it connects fine and I can ping all devices by IP only and not by name. I have tried to add the DNS IP to the VPN connection but it still doesn’t work.

My router handles my DHCP and DNS is this why I can’t ping by DNS should I configure the Windows Server to handle this –

I have tried to look for a solution on the internet by I haven’t been able to find one – I hope someone can help.

Thanks
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Windows is not adding the IP address for your VPN's DNS server as the DNS server to use for all queries, which is why it won't work.
 

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