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School WiFi blocking VPN usage

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I am staying the summer at college and I only have access to the edu wifi. I have tried downloading a VPN to access Netflix, but it seems that all VPNs are blocked from usage on the WiFi. Is there a way around this? Can AirVPN get around the network's blocks or is there a different VPN I should try?
(I have tried Nord and it doesn't work on the school WiFi)

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There was one user in the past with a similar thing. UDP was completely blocked for him. Your best bet could be tcp/443 or even OpenVPN over SSL on port 443 (looks like a normal HTTPS connection; no way this will be blocked).


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