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First, sorry for my english and my poor knowlodge of this subject.

I have a dedicated server placed in Germany (windows 2008 R2) and I live in spain. I would like to access internet from my home computer (Windows 7 Pro x64), trough my server in Germany, so I can use a German IP, what I need some times.

I have complete acces in to both computers, but I just don't know where to start. (My knwoledge is limited to software development :/ )

I'd like to know where to start, if I need to create a VPN and so..

Thanks in advance!

Update 1

I tried a lot of options of OpenVPN, but I sadly I know nothing abuot networking, so I have to accept I do not know what I'm doing :(

Here are my config files (note most of the options are from the sample config files).


#server config file start

port 1194
proto udp
dev tun
server   #you may choose any subnet. 10.0.0.x is used for this example.

ca "C:\\Program Files (x86)\\OpenVPN\\easy-rsa\\keys\\ca.crt" 
cert "C:\\Program Files (x86)\\OpenVPN\\easy-rsa\\keys\\server.crt" 
key "C:\\Program Files (x86)\\OpenVPN\\easy-rsa\\keys\\server.key" 
dh "C:\\Program Files (x86)\\OpenVPN\\easy-rsa\\keys\\dh1024.pem" 

push "redirect-gateway def1"

push "dhcp-option DNS"

#the following commands are optional
keepalive 10 120         
verb 5                   

#config file ends


#client  config file start

dev tun
proto udp
remote 1194   

resolv-retry infinite

ca "C:\\Program Files (x86)\\OpenVPN\\easy-rsa\\keys\\ca.crt"
cert "C:\\Program Files (x86)\\OpenVPN\\easy-rsa\\keys\\client1.crt"
key "C:\\Program Files (x86)\\OpenVPN\\easy-rsa\\keys\\client1.key"
ns-cert-type server

verb 5
explicit-exit-notify 2
ping 10
ping-restart 60

route-method exe
route-delay 2

# end of client config file

And here's the server's network settings:

IP address: Subnet mask: Default gateway:

Preferred DNS server:

Update 2

Here's the routing table:

Interface List
 14...00 ff e4 70 31 16 ......TAP-Win32 Adapter V9
 11...54 04 a6 7e ee ae ......Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller
  1...........................Software Loopback Interface 1
 10...00 00 00 00 00 00 00 e0 Microsoft Teredo Tunneling Adapter
 12...00 00 00 00 00 00 00 e0 Microsoft 6to4 Adapter

IPv4 Route Table
Active Routes:
Network Destination        Netmask          Gateway       Interface  Metric
     11     30         On-link    286         On-link    286         On-link    286         On-link    306         On-link    306         On-link    306         On-link    266         On-link    266         On-link    266         On-link    306         On-link    286         On-link    266         On-link    306         On-link    286         On-link    266
Persistent Routes:
  Network Address          Netmask  Gateway Address  Metric

IPv6 Route Table
Active Routes:
 If Metric Network Destination      Gateway
 10     58 ::/0                     On-link
  1    306 ::1/128                  On-link
 10     58 2001::/32                On-link
 10    306 2001:0:5ef5:73b8:ce2:1218:4ff6:9c4b/128
 14    286 fe80::/64                On-link
 11    266 fe80::/64                On-link
 10    306 fe80::/64                On-link
 10    306 fe80::ce2:1218:4ff6:9c4b/128
 14    286 fe80::7c23:a:ec4e:2cfc/128
 11    266 fe80::bd18:6249:9f7d:89a2/128
  1    306 ff00::/8                 On-link
 10    306 ff00::/8                 On-link
 14    286 ff00::/8                 On-link
 11    266 ff00::/8                 On-link
Persistent Routes:
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Try this?… – VenkatH Jun 7 '12 at 18:59
Actually I see that post is only por RDP, which I already have, what I need is something like this web (amd similar ones) offer: – Didac Jun 7 '12 at 19:13

1 Answer 1

If you only need to use a German IP, you can install/configure a proxy on the server and access internet using this proxy on your home computer.

A VPN would do the job too but I think it's too much if you only need to access internet with a German IP.

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Thanks laurent, I'll read on that – Didac Jun 7 '12 at 19:13
Just to be clear, don't need JUST to access web with a german IP, but all of my traffic. I'm using programs that have been recently forbidden in my country and need to use another country's IP. – Didac Jun 7 '12 at 19:23
If you install the proxy, be sure to restrict its access so only you (or people you select) can use it and do not let it open to everybody. – laurent Jun 7 '12 at 19:24
with the proxy, all your internet traffic can be routed via the german IP, no problem but if the traffic is forbidden, maybe better to istall a VPN server and encrypt the connection so nobody will be able to see what is going through the tunnel, you cna have a look at – laurent Jun 7 '12 at 19:25
Ok thanks! I will install a proxy, test, and come back with the results! – Didac Jun 7 '12 at 19:28

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