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MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015), OS X El Capitan (10.11.1)

I'm currently on a Macbook Pro mid 2015 with OS X 10.11.1 and I need help bypassing my university's proxy server. I believe they use squid/3.3.8. Applications such as Battle.Net, Steam, Git, uTorrent and Slack are blocked and I need them. Skype & Appstore seem to work.

I have heard that in order to bypass the proxy I'll have to connect to a VPN, my colleagues managed to connect to a VPN but they're all on Windows. I've tried several free VPN services and apps such as: OpenVPN, TunnelBlick, TunnelBear, CyberGhost and I couldn't connect to them, it always said that the server is unreachable or that the connection failed. I also tried to connect to a paid VPN using iSstp & L2TP over IPSec but again it didn't work.

I could connect to my paid VPN when I was at home and not on proxy. Also I tried to use software like ProxyCap and Proxifier but they didn't work.

I've managed to connect to the VPN using bootcamp and Windows but I don't want to waste space with Windows. There I used a software made by Hideman VPN which is also available on Mac but it doesn't work on Mac.

I want to know if there's any software that can help me to bypass the proxy. Thank you.

  • OS X itself can do this. Can you expand your question with precisely what difficulties you are facing? Also, don't repost questions. – grg Dec 8 '15 at 17:11
  • @grgarside I've tried many free softwares that you can find on the internet also I've tried to create a VPN connection OS X using L2TP over IPSEC but It didn't work. – Metonymy Dec 8 '15 at 19:10
  • Welcome to Ask Different. You're going to get vague/broad answers if you don't edit in some specifics. Exactly which one free software did you try? What specifically didn't work? What exact version of OS X is running? Can you tell if the proxy is set up first or the VPN should be set up first - breaking this down to one issue seems easier to answer. – bmike Dec 9 '15 at 0:43
  • @bmike Sorry. I posted this question on several forums and I didn't get any answers at all, I will edit my post now. – Metonymy Dec 9 '15 at 8:49
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I solved this question by Viscosity a commercial VPN client. It lets me chose the protocol and the proxy server before connecting to the vpn.

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