How to configure Vuze with VPN

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How to configure Vuze with VPN
Vuse is a file sharing client. (Courtesy of Vuze)

Vuze is a BitTorrent client. BitTorrent is a file sharing protocol that enables you to source the music, games, applications and videos you want by connecting to a network of peers and downloading small segments from each. A VPN is a Virtual Private Network. This technology enables you to communicate across the Internet with the same level of privacy you would get on a private network. The packages of information that constitute your download are encrypted and carried within an out packet structure for the duration of their journey across public media. Vuze enables you to specify a VPN for your connections to peer networks.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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  1. 1

    Open Vuze. Click on “Tools” in the menu bar and select “Options.” Click on “Mode” in the left panel of the “Options” window and then click the “Advances” radio button. Click the “Apply” button.

  2. 2

    Select “Connection” in the left panel of the window. Select “Advanced Network Settings” to change the “Options” window.

  3. 3

    Look down the list of available interfaces in the “Advanced Network Settings” window. You will see the name of your VPN interface alongside an ID that starts with “eth” and then has a number, like “eth0” or “eth1.” Type the interface name into the “Bind to local IP address or interface” box.

  4. 4

    Scroll to the “Enforce IP bindings even when interfaces are not available” check box. Click on it to put a tick in it. Click the “Apply” button and then the “Close” button.

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