Is it possible to create a VPN server on an iPhone so that I can connect to it with Linux box and bring the Linux box onto the iPhone’s LAN?

I’ve been looking all day and everything available for iOS seems to be a client. Jail breaking isn’t an issue.

Any other alternatives to a VPN to bring a Linux box over the web onto the iPhones LAN are also very helpful. Not direct SSH as I need to use software on the Linux box. Could I use proxies or OpenSSH?

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    No; What is possible is you connect to a VPN server and then create a Hotspot. Apple wouldn't approve a VPN server on the App Store. – Ramhound Sep 5 '15 at 0:41
  • A hotspot won't help with this, I'm trying to bring an out of the network Linux box, that isn't located near the iPhone onto the LAN. – Jacob2471 Sep 5 '15 at 0:53
  • You wanted to connect a Linux box to the iphone, using a Hotspot iPhone feature, would make that possible. At the end of the day this question does not seem to be on topic at Superuser. – Ramhound Sep 5 '15 at 1:18
  • Which stack exchange section would you suggest? – Jacob2471 Sep 5 '15 at 1:20
  • Its not clear what you are trying to do (or for that matter why you need it to be an OpenVPN server, not a client). – davidgo Sep 5 '15 at 1:49

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