web access through vpn client

Gabriel Genellina gagsl-py2 at yahoo.com.ar
Tue May 12 06:14:43 CEST 2009

En Fri, 01 May 2009 21:41:03 -0300, Stephen Hansen <apt.shansen at gmail.com>  

>> urllib2 and BeautifulSoup work pretty well to do what I want, and the
>> first little routine actually gets the data from the web page...
>> except if my VPN client is turned on.
> Usually when something like that happens with a VPN its because the VPN  
> has been configured to do so. Its the default usually and is a security
> precaution.  The exact wording of the option varies from VPN client to  
> VPN client; and its usually hidden deep in 'advanced'. E.g., on the mac 
> its "Send all traffic over VPN connection", on Windows I /believe/ its  
> something like "Set as default gateway" but its been awhile since I had 
> to tweak my windows install. No idea what it looks like on the Cisco 
> client.

Reading c.l.p. helps even for non-Python questions! A friend of mine had a  
problem with a VPN, I vaguely remembered this post and looked for it, and  
in a few minutes we fixed the problem. Thanks!

Gabriel Genellina

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