Some websites and servers restrict VPN use. In these cases, you need to use your physical IP address. Rather than disabling your VPN every time you want to access these sites, you can set up a permanent VPN bypass so your physical IP address is used automatically.
Locate your Gateway IP address
Your Gateway IP address is usually the IP address of your router/DSL-Modem, for example, the device that provides internet to your PC. To set up a VPN bypass route, you need to know the IP address of this device. To find your Gateway IP address:
Locate the IP address of a website
To set up a VPN bypass route, you need to know the IP address of the website that you want to access. To find an IP address:
Set up a VPN bypass route
You can access certain VPN restrictive websites or servers by manually setting up a VPN bypass route. You will need to know your Gateway IP address and the IP address of the website you want to bypass.
If the steps above do not work or your bypass route stops working, we recommend you contact the administrator of the website or server you are trying to access. It is possible that the website or server has more than one IP address. In this case you will need to repeat the steps above for each IP address.
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- Microsoft Windows 8 / Pro / Enterprise - 32 / 64-bit
- Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic / Home Premium / Professional / Enterprise / Ultimate - Service Pack 1, 32 / 64-bit
- Apple macOS 10.14.x (Mojave)
- Apple macOS 10.13.x (High Sierra)
- Apple macOS 10.12.x (Sierra)
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