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How can I setup a droplet as a proxy to join a minecraft server

Posted October 9, 2020 181 views
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Im moving to china soon and want to be able to play on a certain minecraft server is there a way to setup a droplet so I enter the IP of the droplet and it takes me to the minecraft server? its not my own server its one called wyncraft that i want to be able to join and the connection would be through the droplet not my own IP so ill be able to connect through the droplet only

is there a tutorial for this can anyone help pls? :)

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Hi @chinyang13c,

What I can think of, is using a VPN to connect to this droplet. You can create an OpenVPN with DigitalOcean droplet and connect to in order to connect to what you need. Here are a couple of tutorials which might assist you in that

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-an-openvpn-server-on-ubuntu-18-04

As for your initial request, I can’t think of a way as you’ll still be redirected to the server’s IP address. The VPN should work though.

Regards,
KFSys

by Mark Drake
OpenVPN is a full-featured, open-source Secure Socket Layer (SSL) VPN solution that accommodates a wide range of configurations. In this tutorial, you will set up an OpenVPN server on an Ubuntu 18.04 server and then configure access to it from Windows, OS X, iOS and/or Android devices. This tutorial will keep the installation and configuration steps as simple as possible for each of these setups.
  • nope I wont/cant download or use a VPN because its not my computer. And there has to be a way to do this, you can do something similar with nginx but it doesnt work with minecraft protocol only http

    if anyone can help pls tell me how

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