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Windows cannot resolve custom domains when VPN is up?

Windows cannot resolve custom domains when VPN is up?

We have a DNS server on local network which has some custom TLDs such as "local, dummy" etc. The domains ending with these TLDs resolves to test servers like win2003test.dummy.

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Guest [Entry]

You could enter them in the computer's C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts file. Trying to modify the DNS server you're pointed to will only cause problems resolving hosts on the other side of the VPN.
Guest [Entry]

"As harrymc said, configure split DNS. Since it sounds like you cannot make modifications to the VPN DNS server, your best bet is to set up your own DNS server on the remote network that you VPN into. Then have all the VPN clients point to that DNS server rather than the VPN assigned one.

Your alternative is for each person who VPN's in to set up a DNS server on their machine, and configure split DNS."