skype blocking / vpn set up

Discussion in 'macOS' started by itsotmeel, Feb 19, 2009.

  1. itsotmeel macrumors newbie

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    Hello.

    My parents live in a country where the sole telecom provider blocks VoIP, viz, Skype. I know they can buy service from a VPN provider; however, I have two Macs (one MacBook Pro and one MacBook, both with 10.4.11), a DSL connection, and a website with 5G storage. Two questions:

    Can I set up a VPN on my website (I do not own the servers, I only have the space)?

    If so, what recommendations can you (all) make about accomplishing this?

    Thanks!
    lmt
     
  2. ppc750fx macrumors 65816

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    If you want to run a VPN server, you'll need a VPS or dedicated server -- shared hosting won't cut it.
     
  3. itsotmeel thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thanks for answering!

    So am I able to turn my MacBook or MackBook Pro into a "dedicated server"? (I prefer to do it with the MacBook.)

    Szia (that's not a swearword),
    lmt
     

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