Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm in a restricted network and I want to setup a smart DNS server for personal use. I don't want to use any VPN services since it required setup on my Windows 8. I don't want to encrypt internet connection but only to geolocate to watch Netflix and Hulu.

Is there any application that can perform this smart DNS?

Can you give me a headstart so I can check and probably set it up myself?

share|improve this question
    
DNS isn't the only thing used in geolocation. In fact, many services that are restricted to a given reason often inspect your IP address to determine your eligibility. A VPN service with an endpoint in your desired country is the only reasonably reliable way to get around the restrictions you describe. –  Goyuix Nov 13 '12 at 21:57

3 Answers 3

You can use Overplay SmartDNS on Windows 8 without having to setup any other applications.

share|improve this answer
    
He's asking how to setup one, not how to use one. –  Devator Nov 13 '12 at 19:51
    
As ive said above I dont want to use any commercial services. =) hope you understand what i said. –  xauen Nov 15 '12 at 11:51

Maybe a proxy is the right thing for you instead of using a VPN (and of cource it's easier to use). This is a very simple tutorial for squid you can use: http://www.debiantutorials.com/installing-and-configuring-squid-proxy-server/

share|improve this answer
    
Welcome to Super User! Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. –  Mokubai Sep 7 '13 at 18:06

I found guide to set this up using a US based VPS running DNSmasq and haproxy and requiring a OpenWRT based router (though should be possible with DD-WRT also) running at your home.

https://nowhere.dk/articles/diy-dns-unblocking-using-a-us-vps-haproxy-and-openwrt

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.