OpenVPN with xp & win7 clients
luzar722 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 17 15:58:14 UTC 2016
I travel outside of my home country a lot and can not access some web
site content because internet connection is from foreign ip address range.
I see many how-tos for installing and configuration VPN on a FreeBSD
host. But all most all of these how-tos assume the client will be a
FreeBSD box also. In my case I have 2 laptops I travel with, win xp &
win7. The official OpenVPN website does offer clients for xp & win7 but
configuration info is not available.
Looking for how-to to setup VPN client on xp & win7.
The FreeBSD handbook has section on IPsec/VPN, but again it assumes
server and client is a FreeBSD host. Looking for how-to on setting up
IPsec/VPN on xp & win7.
I have 2 concerns. How much hesitation will VPN inject into watching tv
programs or movies on my laptops in a foreign country? Will IPsec/VPN
inject longer hesitations?
Can I use the remote VPN client to start the show streaming and then
have the VPN host record the program? Later down loading the program
file to my laptop for viewing?
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