Tag: Virtual Private Network

Administrative Notice

Hello Folks,

We’re making some changes around IAPS over the next few days. Here’s a quick run down of whats happening:

1.) The U.S. based Eagle server will be discontinued. It will be replaced by a server 10 times the power and its code name is NetNewz. The NetNewz server will offer website hosting services through the Plesk control panel and will also provide United States based VPN (Virtual Private Network) services. All current accounts that reside on the Eagle server will be transferred over to the new NetNewz server. SSH services will no longer be offered in this location.

2.) Our Canadian locations are being completely discontinued. Any remaining clients on these servers will be contacted privately and given a choice of a new location and/or service type. The demand for Canada simply isn’t there and we’d rather invest our resources in locations that our clients find useful.

3.) The Goldenhawk server that acts as the gateway server to numerous countries is being rebuilt. I expect this server back online by tomorrow at some point. All current accounts on that server will remain the same. I will input the same account information on that server for clients that are already assigned to it so no need for new account information.


I’ve got 3 things: An Xbox 360, a VPN, & a Wireless Router. Now What?

What we have:

A Wireless Router
A Notebook/laptop with wireless and LAN port
A Crossover Cable
VPN (Doesn’t matter what country, but most popular are United Kingdom, United States, Canada, & Switzerland)

Once your VPN is set up and working you can proceed with the next steps…

Step 1: Plug your xbox 360 to your laptop using your cross over cable

Step 2: Make sure on your xbox 360 Dashboard your IP settings and DNS Settings are set to Automatic

Step 3: On your windows Laptop i am using Vista click on start and right click “Network” and select Properties, this will get you to your network and sharing center

Step 4: click on “Manage network connections (on the left side of the window)

Step 5: right click on Local Area Connection and select Properties

Step 6: Select “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)

Step 7: Make sure you click “Use the following IP address”

step8: Give it the following IP address

Step 9: Subnet mask

Note: Default gateway: make sure its blank
Note: Preferred DNS Server make sure its blank
Note: Alternate DNS Server make sure its blank

Step 10: Right click on Your VPN (Virtual Private Network) and go to its properties

Step 11: Click on the sharing tab and select “Allow other network users to connect through this computers internet connection

Step 12: Right under allow other network users should be Home network connection a drop down menu select Local Area Connection and NOT YOUR WIRELESS CONNECTION

(Note: Make sure Establish a dial up connection is not marked and Allow other network users to control is unmarked.)

Hit OK.

Step 13: Make sure your laptop is connected to the internet via wireless internet connection and then connect your VPN

Step 14: Once that is done do a network test on your xbox live (Test Xbox Live connection) it should go all the way through

Step 15: Download your maps and games that are now finally available to you, or go back to where ever you were recently banned from.