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Hi, in the release not I did not find anything about VPN. I want to avoid AT&T noticing my packets of tether use, I would like to make a VPN...
10-02-2009, 04:25 AM #1MyWi and VPN is it possible?
Hi, in the release not I did not find anything about VPN.
I want to avoid AT&T noticing my packets of tether use, I would like to make a VPN connection from the iPhone before setting up the tether. They'll still see the amount of traffic, but not the content. For all they know, it could be a network-hungry iPhone application.
Can this be possible with WiMy? I read that PdaNet allows this on several versions ago. I'm on the fence between which app to purchase. I'm leaning toward MyWi because of having a personal hotspot to share with others. But, I want the content hidden.
12-22-2009, 10:09 AM #2
I installed MYWI today and have been having problems with the PPTP VPN client running under Mac OS X SL 10.6.2.
Very Strange... I can make the connection, (to many VPN servers running from OS X Server)
But I noticed ARD Control sessions do not work, and Browsing to an Internal IP address port 80 in Safari does not work.
SSH Seems to be ok....
I did try L2TP sessions, and they all seem to work just fine... Im having trouble with PPTP though...
Are you running under mac?
12-22-2009, 12:25 PM #3
12-25-2009, 10:37 PM #4Nope
Doesn't work. The phone gets in fine, but leaves the tethered connection outside of the VPN.
This is just a routing issue, and seems like it could work with a little modification. If it's a something you want, ask for it. I think the $10 could be better justified if this worked the way you would expect it to.
12-29-2009, 03:15 PM #5VPN Connection
I am running a IPSec Cisco VPN and the connection works fine. I am able to hit internal sites and RDP to servers.
iPhone 3GS 3.1.2
Mac OSX 10.6.2