a question :how to setup a inbonund vpn (lan to lan ) by sbs 2003

Discussion in 'Windows Small Business Server' started by hengshanyang, Feb 14, 2008.

  1. hengshanyang

    hengshanyang Guest

    two site ,there is a sbs 2003 at one side ,now i want to setup inbound vpn
    (lan to lan) to another side .how can i do ,how can the other side to do ?
    hengshanyang, Feb 14, 2008
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  2. hengshanyang

    Claus Guest

    The best way to do that is to use a hardware based VPN. You would need to
    buy 2 routers (one for each site) that are capable of establishing a "Branch
    to Branch" tunnel.
    Claus, Feb 14, 2008
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  3. hengshanyang

    Buddy Guest

    First it depends on the current SBS setup. Does the SBS have 2 NICs or 1
    Nic? Are you running ISA 2004?

    If you have 2 NICs and No ISA, then what Claus suggests is best option.
    Consider two Linksys RV042 or equivilent. If you have a little more budget
    to play with, consider two SonicWall TZ180 with proper node count licenses.
    You would need to reconfigure the SBS for single NIC operation and configure
    the site to site IPSec VPN in the routers.

    If you have 2 NICs and ISA 2004, then you can use ISA on the SBS side and
    the RV042 on the other to create an IPSec VPN. I have this setup on a
    network and it is very stable. I have noticed that some internet
    connections using DSL, the DSL modem can sometimes prevent or cause
    instability of the VPN unless the DSL modem can be configured in "bridge
    mode", where the public IP is directly on the ISA server WAN NIC.

    In any case, the LAN subnets at each location need to be different, and you
    would have best results if each side has a static IP address. At least one
    side must have a static IP.

    Buddy G ~
    Buddy, Feb 14, 2008
  4. hengshanyang

    hengshanyang Guest

    thanks for your reply.
    one side i setup sbs 2003 and isa2004 ,the vpn function is good .
    what's the means of RV042, i want to have the details of the site to site
    vpn configration.thanks .
    hengshanyang, Feb 15, 2008
  5. hengshanyang

    Buddy Guest

    Buddy, Feb 17, 2008
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