2 Routers 2 computers and 1 Predicament.... (Sharing)

July 27, 2016 at 17:14:00
Specs: Windows 7 & Ubuntu Linux
Here's my Predicament....

I have 2 wireless routers one (Router 1) just regular internet and a second (Router 2) running open VPN . I have some items that can't run threw VPN and some I want to encrypt securely threw a VPN. bother Routers are connected Wan of Router 2 to Lan of Router 1 (See Bellow) and then Router 1 to the modem.

There is a Computer (Computer 1) connected to Router 1 that has a program that can't run threw a VPN

and a computer (Computer 2) connected to Router 2 that I want everything on it threw the VPN

Now what I want to do it share the drives connected to computer 1(which is connected to router 1) with computer 2 (which is connected to Router 2)

Computer 1 : Windows 10

Computer 2 : Ubuntu Linux

Routers are wired as follows:

Internet/Modem<-----------<----------Router 1 <--(Lan)<-------------(WAN)--Router 2 / VPN

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July 27, 2016 at 21:59:15
I do know that when running a second router you need to disable the DHCP on the second router so the first one handles this part for both. I do not know enough about VPN to advise you on that part, or the reasons you need the second one here so others will have to drop by with better advice on this for you.

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July 28, 2016 at 06:27:11
How are the two routers configured? Are they both on the same subnet?

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How charged with punishments the scroll,
I am the master of my fate;
I am the captain of my soul.

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July 28, 2016 at 06:36:00
So you want one computer to be completely on the VPN, and one computer to be completely off the VPN, but you want both of them to share data as if they were on the same network? Something's gotta give in this scenario, 'cause it's not possible for two computers on two different networks to share networked resources.

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