View Full Version : Bypassing the school's firewall?

Hector Trevino
02-05-2013, 11:01 PM
I live on campus. I don't know if it's different for consoles, but with my 3DS I can't access the internet because of the school firewall. I normally don't use it much, but with Ouya I wouldn't be able to download games. Is there a way to bypass the firewall?

James Andrew Coote
02-06-2013, 12:18 AM
Yes, this should be possible (there are always ways and means), though I can't give you an exact solution right now. If the OUYA uses port 80, which I think it might well do, it may be relatively simple trick of hooking the OUYA up to an intermediary device, such as a PC, and using VPN tunnelling / proxy server. Or maybe even not a problem at all / might just work fine despite the firewall? No guarantees though, and probably something someone with a bit more knowledge of networking might be better positioned to answer

05-31-2013, 07:33 PM
could always try one of those 4g wifi boxes, but the monthly plans are pretty damn expensive.