Global protect route issue with macbook

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Global protect route issue with macbook

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Background information

Where I’m currently living right now in a apartment complex there is a central internet network that I do not have access to these devices(Ubiquity). Lately I’ve been working a lot from home and sometimes I need to connect through VPN to clients networks to provide support. Most of the client’s VPN work fine from home except one. When I try to connect it basically times out. If I use my phone as a hotspot this VPN works perfect without any single issue at all. I tried at several other locations (outside my home network) and it works as expected.

 

The current situation

What I’m using to connect to this VPN is the Mac OS . The VPN Type global protect. So global protect connected properly and it taking ip from ip pool. split tunnel is configured . but issue is internal resources and internet( from google any site ) not accessible. 

 

The problem

We checked in routing table of macbook ,When I try to connect Mac OS Built-in Global Protect VPN client instead of passing the traffic through the  tunnel(utunX) it passes it through the regular WiFi interface(EN0). No matter what I tried it couldn’t get the traffic to pass through the tunnel. I have deleted route all route which was showing in mac routing table but after some time it reflected automatically. With this command we deleted route "sudo route -n delete x.x.x.x "

 

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Cyber Elite
Cyber Elite

@SurajN,

Sounds like your local IP range configured at your apartment conflicts with the IP range that client is using. When local network resource access is enabled on a split-tunnel configuration that overlaps, you'll see this type of behavior. 

Since you are unlikely to get your apartment complex to make any changes, I would contact the client in question and see if they couldn't possibly give you your own client config to work around the issue. 

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