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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?

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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

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

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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/

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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.


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