Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I am not sure if I should be asking this kind of question on stackoverflow, so if not please be kind and point me in the right direction.

I am trying to connect my ec2 ubuntu 12.04 to a windows server via VPN. I followed the client setup here and that shows the following in ifconfig:

ppp0      Link encap:Point-to-Point Protocol  
          inet addr:10.0.3.105  P-t-P:10.0.3.100  Mask:255.255.255.255
          UP POINTOPOINT RUNNING NOARP MULTICAST  MTU:1396  Metric:1
          RX packets:46 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
          TX packets:9 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
          collisions:0 txqueuelen:3 
          RX bytes:3151 (3.1 KB)  TX bytes:126 (126.0 B)

which I think means its up. But I can't connect to the mysql db on a local IP (within the VPN). I can connect from my mac at home but not from the ec2 server.

My question is, what am I missing?

Thanks

share|improve this question

migrated from stackoverflow.com Mar 4 '13 at 15:57

This question came from our site for professional and enthusiast programmers.

add comment

1 Answer

Be aware of your firewall policy in Amazon, which can be blocking your access from it to Windows.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.