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I've set up a VPN connection as described in this question: Set up VPN Server on Windows 7 that shares internet connection

My VPN server is behind a router, and local addresses are all 192.168.1.x. When I connect to the VPN from within my local subnet, I am still able to access the internet through the gateway at When I connect with a client from outside of my subnet (e.g. with a laptop at a secondary location), I can't access the internet as long as the VPN is active. The problem appears to be the fact that I can't access the VPN server's local gateway at (i.e. the router) when I'm connecting from a client that is outside of the VPN server's subnet. When I disable using the default gateway provided by the VPN, I'm able to access the internet but of course this goes through whatever gateway I was using before and thus my internet traffic doesn't actually go through the VPN.

I'm not sure how best to troubleshoot this problem, or what other information is required. Please let me know if I'm missing anything or what I need to change so that I can access the internet from outside my subnet, and have all of my traffic routed through the VPN.

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Your problem is not clear. Its not clear what "other websites" are. Your VPN is not aware of your local network, it can't be, your only aware of that because of your router. When you connect to a VPN you join an entirely differnet network. – Ramhound Jul 9 '13 at 19:32
@Ramhound I reworded a couple of things to make it clearer. By "other websites" i mean "the internet", as in I can't hit when I'm connected to the VPN with a client at a remote location. When the client is within the VPN server's subnet (e.g. connecting with my laptop at my home, where the VPN server is) I can access without any problems. The problem here appears to be that when I join the VPN with a client at a remote location, the router at is not accessible to the client. – Jake Jul 10 '13 at 23:33

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