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How to access the web thru Home network remotely?


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I have a vacation home in Mexico. It has internet provided by a mexican company. Is there a way to bypass the geolocation, other than the commercial VPN services. The ones I've tried don't seem to work on all sites. Primarily I want to watch Netflix, Hulu, etc. Is there a way to simply log onto my "Home" network in the USA, as if I was still home? There will be no computer on the "Home" network while I'm gone, but there is a network hard drive. If someone can steer me toward the terminology of what I need, or youtube, or articles, i can research.  thanks in advance.

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So this is where get lost...I need a computer (raspberry pi, etc,) to act as a vpn server or are tweaks and software upgrades on the router alone able to do what I need? Or are both possible? Just looking for the easiest/ cost-effective method. Raspberry Pi looks doable. I am looking to spend under $100.

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Both are possible.

Depending on your router model it may cost you nothing.  If it supports DD-WRT or OpenWRT firmware.  If it does, both have the ability to act as a VPN server.  I know OpenVPN setup on DD-WRT has decent documentation for setup but I'm sure other setups are as well.  It is normally recommended to have a router with some decent hardware resources, just depends on what all you plan to do with the router.

A dedicated raspberry pi for the task probably is an easier method depending on your skill level working with routers.  

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