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PC into a "router"

I made a topic a couple of days ago called "Networking in University" but I am making a new one because I am pretty sure what I have to do and it doesn't relate that much to that topic anymore... So I currently live on campus on a Univerity and the Uni uses 802.1x authentication for its devices, but I have some devices that I would like to connect to the internet but that dont support 802.1x authentication... What I want to do is create an entirely new private network for me where I use my computer as a router... My PC already has access to the internet, so I wanted to use my wifi card to make so I can connect devices to the internet through my PC and also connect them through ethernet if possible. Is this a thing I can do and does anyone know where I should start?

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I do this, What os are you on?

 

You can easily make a nat in software, Im doing it useing the nat router in linux with kvm, just configure the virtual switch and it works.

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I am on Windows 10, and I dont think I can have a VM constantly running on the background

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On Windows there's an easy way to share a Wi-Fi connection to your Ethernet port. From there you could connect a router and link as many wired/wireless clients as you want to the router. The speeds will be terrible but it'll work. It'll also be a bit vulnerable to attack but what isn't these days.

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14 minutes ago, MathiasSven said:

I am on Windows 10, and I dont think I can have a VM constantly running on the background

Why not?

You can run a full fledged router OS into vmware and set the virtual machine to a very low resource say 512mb and 1 core and it will do the job.

https://openwrt.org/docs/guide-user/virtualization/vmware

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