>> We have recently switched from Eircom Broadband to Chorus/NTL.
>> The biggest problem is when my wife connects into her place of work.
> Whenever she attempts to access any web page, it never renders. What I
> can see is that the HTTP connections are timing out. But I don't know
> where to go from there.
>> Perhaps someone on ILUG can offer some pointers on what I can do to
> figure out what's going on.
>> The following is what I believe is relevant information:
> + Debian Etch
> + Cisco VPN Client 4.6.02
> + Scientific Atlanta cable modem
> + Firefox (though I see this behaviour with Konqueror and lynx)
> + Using telnet to the server and port and then using the HTTP
> GET command for the specific URL works: the HTML source is
> + Other connection types seem to work fine (IMAP for e-mail,
> telnet, ping, etc.)
>> Can you suggest a few things or tools I could use that would help me out?
This only happens when the VPN client is initialised right?
It's weird that only HTTP has an issue.
Perhaps there is a proxy setting somewhere?
I'd guess that the VPN client sets the default route
out it's virtual interface. So you may want to (re)set
the default route out your actual ethernet device.
The VPN server though may not allow this however depending on settings.
Take this with a pinch of salt as I know feck all about VPNs.
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