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Using AirVPN with SSH Tunnel
Under Windows, SSH Tunnel are done with PuTTY, an open-source software released under MIT license, written and maintained primarily by Simon Tatham. It's embedded in the files generated by our OpenVPN Configuration Generator.

A secure shell (SSH) tunnel consists of an encrypted tunnel created through a SSH protocol connection. With the described setup this page, you can tunnel OpenVPN over SSH.

Advantages:

Disadvantages:

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With AirVPN client
Select AirVPN menu -> Preferences -> Protocols. Select one of the SSH Tunnel options. Click Save.
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Without AirVPN client, on Android
Look at this guide.
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Without AirVPN client, on Windows / Linux / OS X

Installation / Configuration

Usage

With Windows

  • From command line (Administrator access NOT required):
    "AirVPN <..> - SSH <..>.bat"
  • From another command line (as Administrator):
    openvpn "AirVPN <..> - SSH <..>.ovpn"

With Linux

  • From command line (root NOT required):
    "AirVPN <..> - SSH <..>.sh"
  • From another command line (as root):
    openvpn "AirVPN <..> - SSH <..>.ovpn"

With OS X

  • From command line (root NOT required):
    "AirVPN <..> - SSH <..>.sh"
  • From another command line (as root):
    ./openvpn "AirVPN <..> - SSH <..>.ovpn"

SSH connections need to store never met before keys to the list of known hosts (Unix/Linux/*BSD) or to the registry (Windows). You will be prompted to accept this action. Answer 'y' to store the key (necessary only the first time you connect to a server)

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