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We're using Shrewsoft's VPN client to connect to a third party development server. However, it seems to be configured to send all or nothing through the VPN. The devs have to disconnect from the VPN to get email/internet access back.

The server that needs to be accessed via the VPN is on a specific (local - 10.x.x.x) IP address and a specific ports. Can we configure the Shrewsoft client application to only route traffic to that one address and/or port through the VPN and to route anything else though the usual channels?

If so, how is it done? I'm not a VPN specialist and the options are confusing.

In the absence of any Shewsoft VPN client specific advice, what should I be search for? Split tunnels?

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In properties window of VPN connection profile, go to Policy tab. There you can add routes. Click add set Type to Include, set address and put 255.255.255.255 for Netmask.

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To Compliment Nikola's answer further:

You would need to Disable the 'Obtain Topology Automatically or Tunnel All' check box first to reveal the lower part where you add the routes as per his response.

See: Similar Question (StackOverflow) for more details

Hope this helps

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