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Can I create a Dial Up VPN to a DHCP assigned NetScreen?

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Summary:
Can I create a Dial Up VPN to a DHCP assigned NetScreen device running ScreenOS?
Symptoms:
Environment:
  • NetScreen has a dynamically assigned IP address from a DSL
  • Dial Up VPN to a NetScreen with dynamic IP address
Solution:

A Dial Up VPN is only possible if the NetScreen it is connecting to has a statically assigned IP address.  You cannot build a VPN if both sides of the VPN have dynamically assigned IP addresses.

Modification History:
2019-03-14: Content re-reviewed.
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