Warning message when try to get server

When i try to get server i have this warning:

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Hey @johantri, generally speaking you’ll want to run boringproxy on a computer that has a public IP address. If you’re running this from home, that typically means you need to set up port forwarding from your router. If you’re behind a CGNAT, or your ISP blocks ports 80/443, then port forwarding won’t work and you’ll probably need to set up a VPN or tunneling. This sort of situation is actually what boringproxy is designed for, except typically you would run it on a cloud VPS such as DigitalOcean and tunnel to other services running inside your private network.

If you’re not familiar with most of these terms, you’ll probably have a lot to learn to get up and running. But there’s nothing wrong with that if you’re interested in figuring it out! Happy to help you get started.

If you don’t want to dive in the deep end just yet, I’d recommend giving Cloudflare Tunnel a try. It’s similar to boringproxy, but Cloudflare manages most of the complexity for you.

I’m hoping TakingNames.io will eventually be a good alternative, but it’s not there yet. Also it won’t be free like Cloudflare Tunnel, though it will be end-to-end encrypted if that’s important to you.

If you decide to use Cloudflare Tunnel with a domain you’ve purchased from TakingNames.io, shoot an email to support@takingnames.io. Changing DNS servers still has to be done manually at the moment.

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