It could be the name resolution issue. Can you ping the remote computer by
IP? If Yes, you may try to map the shared folder using IP. Or this search
result may help.
a.. Name resolution on VPN
Name resolution is big issue in VPN access. If your VPN server doesn't
setup correctly or the VPN client can't receive the VPN DNS and WINS
a.. VPN name resolution and browsing
Q: VPN name resolution and browsing. After I successfully connect to
the VPN Server remotely, I cannot browse the network, and see other
computers and ...
Bob Lin, Microsoft-MVP, MCSE & CNE
Networking, Internet, Routing, VPN Troubleshooting on
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"John Lane" <JohnLane@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Running Vista, I have made a VPN connection to a remote PC over the
> I can then use Remote Desktop Connection and take control of the PC.
> what I want to do is map it as a Network Drive, but the folders are not
> visible in File Explorer. I have turned on Network Discovery in the
> but still nothing. What do I do to get it to work? Thanks.