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Old 04-28-2012, 06:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a 9800 and I need to tether using VPN AT&T Net Client to access my companies intranet. I can tether however can only access internet. I have AT&T Network Client version 7.6.3.2012 on my laptop. Any suggestions?
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You may not be able to do it. Some providers place firewalls on their networks to prevent VPN connections. Others simply don't have their IP routing set up in such a way that VPN connections can get out. Another possibility is that your VPN uses an odd port that isn't allowed. I don't know what the story is for Bell or for your company VPN, but those are a few of the things that can happen.

For what it's worth, I have no problem connecting to my company's Juniper VPN over Verizon LTE or 3G.
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I have the ATT client and the Cisco client on my PC. I found the Cisco easy to use. The ATT client had some problems. I would check with your company and see if there are any IT policy restrictions on the BB. My company restricts all BB's unless a request is made to allow tethering. As dc/dc said, the firewall must allow it.
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