WEB Creating a VPN tunnel for web browsing

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  1. int3rnal

    int3rnal Active Member

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    I have a virtual dedicated server that I use to host a small website. I'd like to set-up a VPN so that whenever i'm using a public wireless connection, my browsing will be secure.

    How do I go about setting this up? The server is running CentOS.
     
  2. biawokauns

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    ssh -D port [email protected]

    modify your browser's SOCKS proxy to 127.0.0.1 on the port you choose
     
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    pharmokan OT Supporter

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    uh oh

    sysadmins all up in dis beeotch
     
  4. hank85

    hank85 sudo shred /dev/sda -f -v -z --iterations=6

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    You could also use OpenVPN (openvpn.net).

    Set up on Windows is completely painless. And it's not horrible if you know what you're doing in a *nix environment.
     
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    using Firefox go to tools -> options, advanced, network tab, then
    settings button.
    SOCKS host: localhost
    port 999

    download plink, open plink

    open CMD and type "plink.exe -N -D 999 [email protected]"
     
  6. int3rnal

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    Awesome, that was a lot easier than I thought. Thanks for the info everyone.
     

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