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I work behind a company firewall which has alot of ports blocked if not all. To browse the internet we use a company proxy and port 8080. To get around this I just run AOL software first and then I'm free to browse and download torrents no problem. I was wondering if there was any other way but more specifically I want to try something even more bold. I want to try to get Xbox Live to work. Is there anyway to do it? I've looked on xbox specific forums but none of them have the know how to tackle something like this.

Anybody have any suggestions?

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maybe try working at work not playing xbox

I do what's required of me. But I have slot of downtime inbetween.

I also figured this was one of the best forums to ask this type of question. So my only option is to ssh tunnel? This experiment is strictly for xbox live.

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I like the SSH tunnel thing. You can also setup your own VPN back to your house and force all traffic through the VPN and out through your home internet. Xbox would probably be pretty slow that way though, but it would work.

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I like the SSH tunnel thing. You can also setup your own VPN back to your house and force all traffic through the VPN and out through your home internet. Xbox would probably be pretty slow that way though, but it would work.

Its more of a can I get to work thing more than it being fast etc. I just want to get it to work. So I'll echo his comments above and ask if there are any good ssh guides floating around. I'll have to also look into this vpn thing also.

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Its more of a can I get to work thing more than it being fast etc. I just want to get it to work. So I'll echo his comments above and ask if there are any good ssh guides floating around. I'll have to also look into this vpn thing also.

If you have a Windows XP box at home, you can setup a quick and dirty PPTP VPN. If you want something a little more robust and secure, you can look into OpenVPN.

That first link is actually an old Hak5 video I found at 5Min.com :lol:

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If you have a Windows XP box at home, you can setup a quick and dirty PPTP VPN. If you want something a little more robust and secure, you can look into OpenVPN.

That first link is actually an old Hak5 video I found at 5Min.com :lol:

Ok I get the gist of the ssh tunneling. My only hangup now is how to get it to work with the 360.

Steps:

1)setup ssh client/server

2)connect through ssh at work on laptop through wireless connection

3)Setup Internet connection sharing

4)connect 360 through ethernet port on laptop

5)

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