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I have a remote win xp machine to which I connect via RDP. When I open a Cisco VPN connection (4.8 client) on that machine, the RDP connection drops because all traffic is routed over the VPN connection now.

Is there a way to make this work?

me => rdp => winXp => vpn => target


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Yup - get the person who administers your VPN connection to allow split tunneling.

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Hi you need to configure split tunnelling on your VPN connection.

Split tunnelliong allows traffic to continue to route to the LAN, and also route through the VPN.

Here is a configuration example for cisco ASA/PIX:

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Ok, so this is something that has to be enabled on the ASA/PIX, there is no way to set that on the vpn client? – Michael Böckling Feb 18 '11 at 10:05
for security issues i believe it cannot be set on the client. – pablo Feb 18 '11 at 10:06

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