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OpenVPN for Xbox 360 & Other Consoles

In order to set up OpenVPN for your Microsoft Xbox 360 or your favorite console, you will need to run OpenVPN on your Windows computer and connect your Xbox directly to your computer in order to have it accessing Internet securely.

Start with connceting your Xbox game console to your PC/laptop using an ethernet cable and make sure your IP & DNS settings on your Xbox are set to automatic (see configuration menu and network settings).

Then, on your laptop, go to Windows Control Panel and click on "Network and Internet".

After that, proceed to "Network and Sharing Center".

Click on the "Change adapter settings" link shown in the left sidebar.

Then, right-click on the proxy.sh VPN adapter that should have been created by your OpenVPN client and go to properties. Select the sharing tab.

Make sure that "Allow other network users to connect through this computer's Internet connection" is checked, and select "Local Area Connection" (or the proper Ethernet connection that is linked to your game console) as "Home networking connection".

Click on "OK" to confirm everything. Your game console should now access the Internet through your laptop using our OpenVPN network. Enjoy!

NB: If you encounter difficulties to connect with OpenVPN, please try to connect to other servers or try alternative ports, especially more "discreet" ones such as TCP 443 or TCP 80. Please also make sure that the port you are connecting through is fully opened in your firewall/router/network. Below, you will find an aggregate of useful guides and articles that will help you troubleshoot your problems, should you have any.

I cannot find the .ovpn and .crt files necessary for OpenVPN. Where are they?
No matter how hard I try, I cannot succesfully connect to OpenVPN.
I can't access any website through my browser while connected to VPN.
I am connected to the VPN but my IP is not yet hidden. Help!
I am having some kind of other problem. Where can I find some help?
How can I find the local log files of my VPN client?

If you still cannot connect successfully, please open a support ticket and include either a copy of your logs or a screenshot of your configuration and encountered errors. Logs can usually be found in software menus or settings, as well as their directories of installation (.log or .txt files). If you do not include a log or a screenshot, it will be hard for us to help you resolve the issues you have with connecting to our network.
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