Get the latest tutorials on SysAdmin and open source topics. Hub for Good Supporting each other to make an impact. Write for DigitalOcean You get paid, we donate to tech non-profits. By Justin Ellingwood and Mark Drake. Want to access the Internet safely and securely from your smartphone or laptop when connected to an untrusted network such as the WiFi of a hotel or coffee shop?
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2 Install the SSH server (Optional)
Whenever I install a Linux distro on my computer and want to quickly unblock websites or hide my IP address, I install OpenConnect client and connect to the server with just two lines of commands:. You can easily install it with your package manager. To follow this tutorial, you will need a VPS Virtual Private Server that can access blocked websites freely Outside of your country or Internet filtering system. You also need a domain name. I registered my domain name from NameCheap because the price is low and they give whois privacy protection free for life.
Why Set Up Your Own VPN Server?
In this tutorial, I will use the hostname server1. These settings might differ for you, so you have to replace them where appropriate. Before proceeding further you need to have a minimal installation of Debian This might be a Debian minimal image from your Hosting provider or you use the Minimal Debian Server tutorial to set up the base system. All commands below are run as root user. Either log in as root user directly or log in as your normal user and then use the command.
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