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VPN recommendations

Postby Losbot » Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:11 pm

I searched the board and it's apparently been a few years since we've discussed this. I'm looking for a new VPN service. Any out there that you all are using or would recommend?

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Re: VPN recommendations

Postby FlyingPenguin » Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:21 pm

I've been using proXPN since 2016. Works very well. I grabbed a lifetime license for cheap when it went on sale.
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Re: VPN recommendations

Postby Losbot » Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:40 pm

I did the same but it hasn't been working very well for me. Are you using their app or something?

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Re: VPN recommendations

Postby FlyingPenguin » Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:55 pm

Windows App on my laptop and a VM I use for Torrents. Never used it on Android. Download speeds are good. There used to be a bit of DNS latency but I fixed that by setting up Firefox to use DNS-over-HTTPS which helped a lot.

Location makes a difference too. I generally use Toronto, Canada.

I easily get 2GB/s downloads.
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Re: VPN recommendations

Postby Losbot » Tue Jul 30, 2019 5:31 pm

Strange. I use Toronto as well, as that used to be the best one for me.
I need to investigate this further.

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Re: VPN recommendations

Postby Genom » Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:47 pm

I also have the proxpn license but dont use it much since it suffers quite a bit speedwise for me too. I'll have to poke at it some more if Bob's is running well.

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Re: VPN recommendations

Postby Losbot » Wed Jul 31, 2019 7:40 am

I've found Toronto and Singapore servers worked well in the past. I'm gonna set it up on a fresh VM I just spun up.

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Re: VPN recommendations

Postby Cap » Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:37 pm

anyone using a router based VPN?

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Re: VPN recommendations

Postby b-man1 » Tue Aug 20, 2019 8:15 pm

I use my Edgerouter X for VPN. It's a basic L2TP IPSec VPN. My home upload is only 20Mbps, so performance isn't awesome, but it gets the job done for browsing and checking the home security cams while traveling.

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Re: VPN recommendations

Postby Genom » Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:55 pm

I mean, I host a VPN server on my pfsense router that I connect to when out and about and I want to keep data private. Not sure if that's what you are asking about.


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