Raspberry pi as a vpn router

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Apoc
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Raspberry pi as a vpn router

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I'd like to use my Rpi3 as a vpn router. I have my vpn server in another rpi in another country and I'd like to use my rpi to connect to it through the ethernet and create an access point so I can connect my tv to it and use it to watch Netflix.

Is there any good tutorial? Thanks.

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WarHawk
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Re: Raspberry pi as a vpn router

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It built in...or you can go to PiVPN
however the script in dietpi should work without the workaround

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Re: Raspberry pi as a vpn router

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WarHawk wrote:It built in...or you can go to PiVPN
however the script in dietpi should work without the workaround
I don’t need a server. I need a client that can also act as a hotspot.

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So...anyone?

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Yes, RPi3 as a WiFi router is possible - I've had success with this myself:

https://gist.github.com/superjamie/ac55b6d2c080582a3e64

Check out the comments on Github if you have any difficulties. And as you probably know you should use a VPN for Netflix such as Sneakflix but I understand that you are hosting the VPN server itself on another RPi?

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Re: Raspberry pi as a vpn router

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Abhik87 wrote:
Wed May 02, 2018 11:08 pm
Yes, RPi3 as a WiFi router is possible - I've had success with this myself:

https://gist.github.com/superjamie/ac55b6d2c080582a3e64

Check out the comments on Github if you have any difficulties. And as you probably know you should use a VPN for Netflix such as Sneakflix but I understand that you are hosting the VPN server itself on another RPi?
Yes, I have another rpi acting as a VPN server at my parents home in my home country.

Thanks for the link, I'll get to it.

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MichaIng
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DietPi-Software also contains a WiFi access point solution: viewtopic.php?f=8&t=5&p=1207#p1207

So overall nice setup:
- One Pi as VPN server at home to have access to local video streaming content.
- A second one as WiFi hotspot with native streaming abilities for abroad :).

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I don't know about Raspberry Pi vs VPN router. I set up a router for connecting to my VPN, therefore slow while connected to VPN. I also run VPN on my phone 24/7. My VPN allows 5 simultaneous connections with static IP address, so I am well within the limit.
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Hey, im a new poster here. BUMPING (Im in love with DietPi btw) I wonder when using the RPi3 like a VPN hotspot network settings configured after this guide ,but without piHole and im using DietPis wifi hotspot and openvpn software ( https://itchy.nl/raspberry-pi-3-with-op ... e-dnscrypt ) then say two different senarians. This is both about security and anonymity thinkings.

1. What kind of hardenings can be done, is there some security issues/vulnerabilities from outside my network over the internet? Can someone get some information about the devices?

IF SO how to configure it to be more secure?

2. What information/logs are saved as default on the device about previous connected devices for example?
Are there logs about local ips and/or MAC-adresses that can be exported?
Example: if the physical device should go into an forensic analysis, what kind of logs and others can be exported?
Are the device more unsecure if the person are in the radius of the hotspot and can try to connect etc to it? Issues than a normal Router/AP not have?

AND HOW to configure it the best way for less information etc?

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