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How to Make a Raspberry Pi VPN Server

Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:01 am
by moe-long

Re: How to Make a Raspberry Pi VPN Server

Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:28 pm
by icosahedron
Just curious where you would put the Raspberry Pi VPN? Putting it on your home network would just show the same IP address, wouldn't it?

Re: How to Make a Raspberry Pi VPN Server

Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:32 pm
by zevektor
I guess that the purpose of such VPN would be to grant you the access to "regular" websites while in vacation in countries that have some kind of censorship, not to make you anonymous.

Re: How to Make a Raspberry Pi VPN Server

Posted: Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:37 am
by johirul-islam
Thanks for the nice tutorial. Literally, here you showed 2 different ways of installation processes of VPN (PiVPN & OpenVPN). Which one you recommend to use?

Re: How to Make a Raspberry Pi VPN Server

Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:54 am
by bastian-hoyer
Why does it list an account at a vpn provider like ipvanish as a requirement for the project? As I understand it this would be a replacement project.

Re: How to Make a Raspberry Pi VPN Server

Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2020 3:43 pm
by moe-long
icosahedron wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 8:28 pm
Just curious where you would put the Raspberry Pi VPN? Putting it on your home network would just show the same IP address, wouldn't it?
Yeah, anywhere on your home network should be fine. I'd suggest hooking it up via Ethernet, directly to your router or modem. But Wi-Fi should work just fine.

Re: How to Make a Raspberry Pi VPN Server

Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2020 3:48 pm
by moe-long
johirul-islam wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 8:37 am
Thanks for the nice tutorial. Literally, here you showed 2 different ways of installation processes of VPN (PiVPN & OpenVPN). Which one you recommend to use?
PiVPN is a way to install OpenVPN, so they're essentially two different ways to install the same VPN software. I updated my tutorial to include Wireguard as well which is a great alternative. Since it's now included in the Linux kernel, I'd suggest Wireguard, but OpenVPN is an oldie and goodie, so you can't go wrong with that.

Re: How to Make a Raspberry Pi VPN Server

Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:20 am
by tik-lok
I check nord vpn for it

Re: How to Make a Raspberry Pi VPN Server

Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 4:27 pm
by horror-one
You can check different vpns for it.  For example,  here VeePN which work good for internet surfing and you can protect your data and unblock banned stuff without problems.