IPSEC to IPSEC VPN cant be accessed via Remote Desktop


i have sophos XG 125 , configured IPSEC on branch office connected to my head office .

i have confirmed that iPSEC policies are same from both end branch and head office.

ive done the rules , ipsec status shows its connected successful on both ends however when i ping the remote server in head office it times out, also whenever i try to remote desktop that server in headoffice i cant reach it.


Kindly assist


  • Go to Diagnostics -> Packet capture and start a capture for the host you are connecting to on both firewalls (eg. host 

    Try to connect, refresh the capture on both and see if its going out correctly.