[vpn-help] IKE service drops something. Breaks connections...

Matthew Grooms mgrooms at shrew.net
Wed Mar 3 23:07:07 CST 2010

On 3/2/2010 3:28 AM, Christian Wattengård wrote:
> I use Windows 7/64 to connect to a VPN at our webhost. Everything works
> fine in XP/Vista 32 with the Cisco client.
> When connected via VPN I have access to 5 different machines. However,
> if I work only on two of them for a while without connecting to the
> other three, it just shuts them out. No reply to ping or anything. To be
> able to connect to them I have to disconnect the VPN-client, stop the
> IKE service, start the IKE service, reconnect the VPN. Then I can get
> access.
> This happens on a regular basis. Switching the logging on the IKE
> service to debug shows no extra data when it shuts them out.
> Any hints on what could be going on? I really don’t want to go back to
> 32-bit, but this thing disturbs my workflow-zen ;)

You can try using a single include network under the policy 
tab in your site configuration. This will prevent you from accessing the 
internet via your local internet connection but it may improve your VPN 


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