Setting up a Meraki Client VPN split tunnel on Remote Computer

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  1. Click Start > Control Panel > Network and Sharing > Set up New Connection or Network > Connect to a Workplace > Create a new connection > Use my Internet Connection (VPN)
  2. Internet Address:
  3. Destination name: GNCPR VPN
  4. Check Don’t connect now; just set up so I can connect later
  5. Enter the users domain username (gncpr\brittanyw) and the users domain password
  6. Check remember password and close.
  7. Go to Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center > Change adapter settings in upper left.
  8. Right click GNCPR VPN > Properties
  9. General Tab – no changes
  10. Options Tab – uncheck Include “Windows Logon Domain”
  11. Click ok.

Security Tab:

  1. Security Tab – Type of VPN: Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol with IPSEC
  2. Advanced settings – Click use pre-shared key for authentication
  3. Key: r3mot3m31n!!
  4. Under allow these protocols, only unencrypted pap should be checked
  5. This is how the Security tab should look: 


  1. Click OK.
  2. Go back to Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center > Change adapter settings
  3. Right click GNCPR VPN > Properties
  4. Networking Tab –
  1. Double click Internet Protocol Version 4
  2. Click Advanced
  3. Uncheck Use default gateway on remote network
  1. Click ok > ok > ok
  2. Click the Networking icon in lower right system tray
  3. Click GNCPR VPN > Connect > Connect

Split Tunnel Configuration:

  1. Start > in the search box type cmd > right click cmd prompt icon > open as Administrator > click yes to security prompt
  2. *VPN must be connected for this next command to work*
  3. At the command prompt, type: route print
  4. Under Interface List find “GNCPR VPN” and remember the corresponding number that precedes it. That will replace the “14” in following “route add command:

  1. Type the following command.  (Note mask is

Again, instead of IF 14 –p, enter IF xx –p with xx being the corresponding the corresponding number from the previous “Route Print “ command

Edit Host File:

Open Note Pad> Run as Administrator

Follow Path: C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\

Drop down: Show All Files

Then open Hosts   (TAB)   Server name

Setup Remote Desktop Icon:

  1. Click Start > Search for “Remote Desktop” and open it
  2. Expand Options
  3. Computer: IP address of workstation (previously set to static)
  4. Username: gncpr\username
  5. Check “Allow me save credentials”
  6. Click Save as and save to Desktop
  7. File name: Work PC Remote Access
  8. Click Save
  9. Enter password.