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I need to access a server hosted by a third party.  They only allow access to connections from and IP address which they have on an internal list.  So, I need to be able to give them an IP address which I will use.  But, I will access from my laptop on the road, so the connection will be through whatever WiFi service I get.  My Laptop is windows 8.1.

Will some sort of proxy/VPN service support this requirement.  If so can anyone recommend a good provider

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by:Experienced Member
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That is tricky because you cannot reasonably provide a static IP to a laptop that moves around. I use NCP Secure Entry on my laptop and I move it to many locations with equally many IP addresses.

You need to ask the host:

1. Provide a policy that holds the IP required. Then you can call the host with your current IP and they can adjust the policy. I have done this on an infrequent basis.

2. Provide a remote access module that you can remotely access from any location with a secure connection.
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Thanks John.   I was wondering if anyone had used something like http://strongvpn.com to achieve this, or can advise if it is a reasonable solution

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I looked at that link (too many ads for me) and briefly it looks like it does not present a static IP. That is not the job of a VPN application.
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The only way I have been able to provide static IP's in such cases is to remote into a site that has a static IP, perhaps home, and then VPN from there.  However, though most home accounts do not change IP's often they are usually not static.
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I've now found http://vpnstaticip.com/  which gives me a VPN to a site which then presents a static IP.

Thanks to all who contributed
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I wonder if that meets with the approval of the server administrator.  You might want to check with them as it somewhat thwarts the security policy, involves a 3rd party, and you may find it affects performance to some degree.  Other than that it should work.  I was not familiar with the service.
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Apologies for delay in answers - been on holiday

You are right - the admin won't accept this solution
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Apologies for delay in answers - been on holiday

You are right - the admin won't accept this solution
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