If you connected with VPN (Virtual private network), by default your internet will go through the remote gateway (ie. VPN gateway ), Here i explain how to access internet through your local gateway while you are connected to the VPN
And the below steps applies only to VPN setups that use Windows default VPN connection and Windows Server RRAS as remote VPN server. The steps may differ if you are using some other
My home gateway : 10.0.0.1
My VPN Gateway : 192.168.0.1
My VPN assigned IP : 192.168.0.210
To verify that i use tracert google.com, it goes to my VPN ip (192.168.0.210) and to the gateway of the VPN backed router
Which means all your traffic re-route to VPN server first and actually wasting the peer server’s internet bandwidth and horrible thing is my workplace blocked facebook and other social media websites (of course i explored to solve this issues only not to save my workplaceInternet bandwidth).
To change this default behavior and access Internet through your Home gateway; follow the below steps
Open Network Connections window
click Start and type ncpa.cpl
Right-click on your VPN connection and choose Properties.
Go to the Networking tab, open properties of IPv4
Go to Advanced tab.
In IP Settings tab, uncheck the option
Use Default Gateway On Remote Network
Disconnect and connect back to the VPN
now check the
Yes you are done…..
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