[Openswan Users] RDP over VPN Issue

Bob Miller bob at computerisms.ca
Wed Feb 5 00:03:24 EST 2014

You have checked that you can rdp in the local network (ie not across
the vpn) and that port 3389 is reachable across the vpn?
Bob Miller      
867-334-7117 / 867-633-3760

On Wed, 2014-02-05 at 03:43 +0000, Schwartz, Matt wrote:
> Hello list,
> My office network consists of a CentOS 6.5 running KVM. I have 3
> guests: 2 Windows 2008R2 guests and 1 CentOS 6.5 guest. All guests sit
> on the office network which is The CentOS 6.5 guest has
> Openswan and xl2tpd installed. The VPN network is When
> I use my laptop to establish the L2TP/IPSEC VPN connection, everything
> gets set up properly and I can ping all of my virtual machines without
> any packet loss. However, when I try to RDP into my Windows virtuals,
> the connection fails to complete. I've tried playing with the MRU and
> MTU settings to no avail. I've tried setting the MRU and MTU settings
> in the options.xl2tp file both to 1280 and still no luck. Any ideas as
> to what might be causing this? Likewise, I'm unable to browse to any
> of the smb shares. I'm confused because I can ping everything and as
> far as I know, I'm not blocking any ports.
> Thanks,
> Matt
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