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Setup DNS suffix For VPN

 Ping VPN resource by host name instead of FQDN

Q: I have a 2003 RAS box acting as my VPN solution.  It has one NIC on my only internal subnet, and hands out IP addresses from its own pool.  When clients connect from outside, they aren't getting handed the connection-specific DNS suffix of the internal domain, so whenever they want to connect to an internal resource, they have to spell out the whole FQDN.  Is there a way I can have RAS hand out the connection-specifig dns suffix to VPN clients?

A: This is good question. It is better to setup WINS server for VPN name resolution. Otherwise, these search result may help,

Add DNS suffix for VPN connection
Q: Is it possible to configure DHCP agent on RRAS VPN server (Windows 2003 Standard) to add DNS suffix for VPN connection. On RRAS properties under IP I set ...
http://www.chicagotech.net/Q&A/vpn35.htm

DNS suffix for VPN connection
All VPN users connect to the network from their home PC - what do i need to do to automatically add the required DNS suffix to the VPN connection? ...
http://www.chicagotech.net/Q&A/vpn34.htm

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