Here is an issue I am having at work that I thought Id share with some of the IT folks out there. I am implementing a group policy object on our business laptops. When a user is in the office, the Windows firewall will turn off, and allow our network firewall to protect the laptop. However, when the user takes the laptop out of the office, the group policy will enable the firewall and keep the laptop protected.
When we try testing VPN however, the firewall is still staying active. Once connected to VPN, it should see our domain controller and use the appropriate group policy. However, the firewall is staying active. I checked to make sure ICMP allowed in the group policy and made sure the policy was configured correctly. I am going to put a call into microsoft to help resolve this issue, but I figured Id put it out there for the IT folks around here to see if anyone had any input. Once I get a resolution from microsoft, I'll make sure to post it in here.