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WRV54G - Can ping some, can't ping others

Discussion in 'Cisco Small Business Routers and VPN Solutions' started by sharper3, Jul 13, 2007.

  1. sharper3

    sharper3 LI Guru Member

    I've got a WRV54G with a static IP on the WAN side, and serving DHCP on the LAN side. I am able to connect over VPN from outside the router, and can ping a laptop that has a dynamic IP, but can't ping a file share server (AirNAS) that's got a static IP. Am I missing something? Using 2.39.2 on the WRV54G, and QuickVPN 1.2.2. Thanks!
     
  2. TazUk

    TazUk Network Guru Member

    Does the AirNAS have the correct gateway address configured i.e. the IP address of the WRV54G?
     
  3. ifican

    ifican Network Guru Member

    Also are you allowing incomming ping traffic on that machine, i.e firewall, access restriction etc?
     
  4. sharper3

    sharper3 LI Guru Member

    Yes, the gateway is set correctly. I assume that the client is set correctly (firewall disabled), because I can ping a Windows box on the VPN network, just not this one unit. And I can ping this one unit within the network from that Windows box. It's strange...
     
  5. sharper3

    sharper3 LI Guru Member

    Can anyone explain this? I had it setup with a static IP, and the WRV54g wouldn't pass it over the VPN, but I set it up on DHCP, and it worked just fine. Since this thing doesn't support static DHCP assignments, is there anything I can do save forcing the lease never to expire to keep it on it's current IP?
     

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