Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm using Juniper Network Connect to connect to a VPN. When I log in to the VPN it disconnects my other networks. I suspect this is a security feature, however I need to develop an application which is using both connections at the same time.

Are you aware of any method - a "right way" or even a "hack" which would allow me to do it?

share|improve this question
add comment

closed as off-topic by TheCleaner, Dennis Kaarsemaker, cole, MadHatter, kce Dec 3 '13 at 19:34

This question appears to be off-topic. The users who voted to close gave this specific reason:

  • "Questions must be relevant to professional system administration. Server Fault is dedicated to professional system and network administrators. End user and enthusiast questions are off-topic (contact your system administrator or hire a professional to help you out). Please see the Help Center for more information." – TheCleaner, Dennis Kaarsemaker, cole, MadHatter, kce
If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

1 Answer

up vote 2 down vote accepted

It is a security feature. If you're VPN'ed in, your IT department probably wants all traffic to go through their network (e.g. through anti-virus gateways, firewalls, etc). An attacker could theoretically compromise you remotely via the open internet, then hop through your VPN to access the corp net.

It is possible to configure the VPN server in a "split tunnel" mode which does exactly what you want. But this can only be enabled on the VPN gateway, not the client.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.