Is it possible to VNC to computer that's running Cisco VPN?

By pliko
Jul 26, 2008
  1. Hello - I am new to these groups and fairly new to networking and would appreciate any help.

    I have a home desktop computer that is supported / set up to remotely VPN to my work account. It uses Cisco vpn and rsa softid.

    What I really want to be able to do is connect from my pocket pc (via Real VNC) to my home desktop and then initiate a VPN connection to my work accound. For some reason I can get connected to my home PC but when I start up Cisco VPN, the moment I log in I get disconnected.

    Anyone know whats going on here?

  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,156   +598

    No, chaining one VPN into another is not going to work. The whole point of VPN
    is an end-to-end connection between KNOWN parties. Any other VPN chaining into
    an existing VPN connection, or even a local lan system where there is a VPN
    connection represents an unknown party and therefore is not trusted.
  3. pliko

    pliko TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ok...thanks anyway

    :wave: thanks
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