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Randor 11-Apr-18 11:14
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Hmmm,

I'd begin debugging by doing:

route print


(This is probably your problem)
On both networks and making sure you have a route to the SwServer. You are probably on a different IP address range while connected to the VPN and have a different route or no route at all.

You might be able to add a route to SwServer by doing:
route ADD [network] MASK [mask]  [gateway]


Keep in mind it could also be a firewall rule on the company network so you may want to get the Systems Administrator involved.

Some additional thoughts:
Make sure the NETBIOS name 'SwServer' resolves to an IP by doing:
nslookup SwServer


If SwServer resolves to an IP address... try manually mapping the drive:
net use N: \\SwServer\Development


charlieg wrote:
The odd thing is that I can go a week and things will work flawlessly, then it all comes off the rails....


Many Systems Admins sit in their office and poke buttons and change network security/patch things every day while consuming large amounts of coffee. It's a repeating pattern of fixing 90% of everything and breaking the other 10% of users. Rise and repeat.

Best Wishes,
-David Delaune
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