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Printing with Dlink DI-624S and VPN connection

Hi there, any help appreciated please.

I have a Dlink Di-624S DSL Modem Router. This unit has two USB ports for connecting two devices like printers, external drives etc.

With a printer connected to one of the ports, I have no problems printing from my laptop. However when I connect through the Router to a VPN, I am unable to send print requests to the printer. I have to log out of the VPN connection and then the router will pass the print request to the printer. Then I log back into the VPN to continue that work.

Is there a way that the Di-624S router can be configured to allow printing vis its USB ports when I am logged into a VPN?

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
regards...Paul


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I am guessing this VPN is something work related and not a VPN you setup yourself?? If that is the case your company's VPN access will not allow you to pass from there network back to yours which is why you are unable to print to your local home printer when connected to VPN. You might could run it by your IT staff and see if they will allow connection and help you set it up. If not then simply email the docs to yourself and then print them out after you are finished using VPN connection.

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