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[Resolved] Android 2.3.4 Evo3d Sprint + L2TP VPN issue

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Getzjd, Sep 1, 2011.

  1. Getzjd

    Getzjd Lurker
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    Here is an odd issue that seems to be limited to a restriction Sprint is imposing. I configured a L2TP VPN to our Sonicwall at work. If I disable the 3g/4g and run off Wifi on any connection (hotel, home, starbucks) the VPN connects and passes traffic just fine. I can run my SIP application, RDP, and ping devices on the VPN and Internet. All other Internet functions on the phone work as needed over WIFI

    If I disable the Wifi and run off 3g or 4g, the same L2TP vpn will say connected, show on my SonicWall that it is connected with an IP, but I cannot ping anything on the Internet or remote VPN, I cannot run RDP or the SIP phone client either. I can however still access the standard Internet features via my phone (exchange , IE, etc)

    I have found a few other posts on other sites stating that phone companies place 3g/4g users in restricted IP blocks thus blocking some traffic etc...

    I have been on the phone and spoke to 3 different people at sprint over the course of the last hour. The first two had never heard of a VPN , let alone L2TP. The 3rd "heard" of a VPn but knew nothing more than that.

    Anyone have any ideas??
     


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  2. Jensen

    Jensen Member

    Have you done the proxy trick so that you aren't going through Sprint's proxy server?
     
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  3. Getzjd

    Getzjd Lurker
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    Bingo!! That did it. My sprint TV and everything else still seems to work. Data speeds are faster, I can ping over the VPN and connect with the SIP phone.
     
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  4. wrx7m

    wrx7m Lurker

    The proxy adjustment did not fix my VPN over 3G issues on my 3D. Rooted stock rom, up-to-date.:thinking:
     
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  5. marctronixx

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    you are rooted and may have other issues. best to create a thread in the rooting subforum. :)
     

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