Poor Man's VPN
Create an AWS EC2 Linux Instance
- Sign into your AWS account console
- Choose an availability zone not in your area (like Oregon or something)
- Launch a new instance (just choose an Ubuntu instance). A
t2.microshould be fine for this.
- You may have to create a new key pair if you haven't already. Name it and the download the file. Do not lose this as this
<whatever>.pemfile is what you'll use to access the instance.
SSH Tunnel Into It
Now that you have an EC2 instance running in some other area of the country, you will want to SSH tunnel into