The home devices:- phones, MK802 and PS3 had to continue to access the internet.
I chose my working laptop as the gateway sharing the 3G modem internet. The laptop runs windows 7 and it so happens that enabling ICS stops the VPN connections from working. This is a known issue. Windows Internet Connection Sharing (ICS) is not compatible with the VPN client. It produces errors such as:-
- The vpn client agent was unable to create the interprocess communication depot.
- Sometime it seems the tunnel is being established but terminated.
So turning off ICS fixes the error. Read more…