Question

DNS tunneling?

  • Posted on February 2, 2014
  • weslowskAsked by weslowsk

Hi,

I live in Canada and I recently spun up a CentOS droplet configured in NYC2. With my Netflix account, I’m restricted in what I can view by my location. I was wondering if I can use my droplet to tunnel packets (DNS, etc.) so that I can get access to US content. From the research I did, I think I could setup an SSH tunnel, but I’m not quite sure I have a complete handle on what I need to do to make this work. My successful “end state” is that for any device within my house, I can just change the DNS server (to an IP of a computer in my house, or my droplet’s IP) and then get US Netflix content…like other providers of that type of service advertise. Can someone give me advice on how I can accomplish what I’m trying to do? Thanks…

Kevin

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Hi everyone, I live in Singapore and i’ve already configured my openvpn on an Ubuntu droplet. The vpn is working fine but i still cant get it to stream my Hulu or Netflix US content despite my server IP being in the US.

I’ve tried re configuring multiple times but i cant get it to work like how Nord VPN services allow me to stream my Hulu or Netflix US contents…

I just want to know what makes the difference in the configuration to make it work?? What can i do to my openvpn configuration to get it to work? Any help from anyone who has came across this issue will be much appreciated …

OpenVPN seems to be working out fine…thanks for the suggestion! I should have taken your suggestion earlier! <br>I just have one more issue to overcome: <br>https://www.digitalocean.com/community/questions/sharing-openvpn-s-client-connection-via-windows-ics-psn-not-working

Thanks for the advice…my reason for wanting to only change DNS settings and nothing else is because not all my devices (i.e. PS3) can connect to a VPN, but they can all receive manual DNS settings. <br> <br>Also, I posted a question on the dnscapy forum and they advised that for my scenario, dnscapy is not the right solution.