VPN: Connection And Configuration To The Server

Use any available VPN server or Create Your Server:

The quickest way to start savoring the benefits of VPN server connections is to join one of the many sites that offer VPN services. Just pay the monthly charge, and you will get the login credentials to your service and may be an official VPN client.

Although, if you do not trust these companies, and wish to have complete authority of your connection, there is also a way to do that. The only issue is that you can not have advantages like bypass censorship, geographical blocks, etc. as you require to have access to a computer in another country.

There may be some exceptions, such as the trotter-worlds that travel regularly and installing a VPN server on their systems at home. They can access their files wherever they go, and also use the services available in their country only.

If you want to create your server, whether it is on a Windows computer or a remote server, OpenVPN is apparently best option.

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Connect to a VPN server and Configuration:

Now every operating system enables us to use VPN without requiring to install anything supplementary. All you need is the access data of your service provider, such as the address, type of VPN, and your user login credentials.

VPN Setup In Windows:

In Windows, version of the windows does matter. It is possible to connect to a VPN without installing anything extra even in Windows XP, but assistance for different types of encryption is more basic the older your version.

For connection in Windows 7:

  • Click the “Network & Sharing Center.”
  • Then Create a new connection.
  • Connect to a network.
  • Fill server data, type, and your credentials.

For connection in Windows 10:

  • Go to Network and the Internet option.
  • Open the VPN tab.
  • Click “Add a VPN connection.”
  • Populate server information, type, and your credentials

Setup On the MAC:

Mac OSX supports VPN connections. For connection on your Mac system, follow:

  • Click “System Preferences” and then click Network.
  • Press Add (+) at the floor of the list of network services.
  • Select VPN from the drop-down menu list.
  • Fill in all required settings such as connection type and authentication.

Setup On the Linux:

First of all, install network-manager-vpnc package, as it is not available by default. To install it you can use the command line:

$ sudo apt-get install network-manager-vpnc” (without quotes)

Now follow given steps:

  • For Ubuntu, click on the network icon on the topmost bar.
  • Select VPN and Configure VPN from the drop-down menu.
  • Press Add/import.
  • Obey the on-screen directions to fill in other data such as the encryption type and your credentials.

VPN Setup On the Android:

Android has its client, though the way to find it out may slightly depend on the version of Android. Usually, you will find it here:

  • Tap in Settings.
  • Open the section Wireless Networks or similar to it.
  • Other or “More Networks section” carry the connections.
  • Click VPN and press the Plus switch to build the link.
  • Fill in your name, type of server, address of the server and encryption type.

VPN Setup in iOS:

In iOS, the process is straightforward. To connect the server using your iPhone, go to:

  • click Settings.
  • Go to General section.
  • Scroll down to the VPN.
  • Click Add VPN configuration,
  • Pick the VPN type tab on the server, and fill in the server and username as where required.

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