Tunneling?Using home internet at school

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  1. troyman11 macrumors newbie

    Feb 18, 2008
    Hello, I'm wondering if i can connect to my home internet from school. I think there is this tunneling u can do... but will it let me play video games like WoW or go to websites that are blocked at school. My host computer will be my PC and my "client" computer my MBP.
  2. Les Kern macrumors 68040

    Les Kern

    Apr 26, 2002
    They teach WoW at your school? No? Then wait till you get home.
  3. SC68Cal macrumors 68000

    Feb 23, 2006
    You can either set up a VPN connection back to your home, or set up an SSH proxy. Don't expect fast performance since residential connections are asymmetric.
  4. tdhurst macrumors 601


    Dec 27, 2003
    Phoenix, AZ

    How...how do you think you'd be able to accomplish this? The ping times would be ridiculous.
  5. mad jew Moderator emeritus

    mad jew

    Apr 3, 2004
    Adelaide, Australia
    You're using the school's internet on their terms. Therefore talk to their IT staff about how to accomplish this. Good luck.
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