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Create your own VPN within minutes

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by fatboy, Sep 15, 2014.

  1. fatboy

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    I know I put this in the proxy forum, but thought it might be handy in here as well. If mods don't like cross posting feel free to delete this one or the one in the proxy forum.


    Okay, here we go with a quick post on how to make your own VPN in less than a minute. Yes, you read that right, in less than a minute you can have a fully functioning VPN on your own server.

    So, what do you need before you start, well the list is short ? just get yourself a server that has Debian installed.

    Anyway, back to the how-to.

    Once you have your VPS set up with Debian, you simply need to run a script (written by Nyr over at Lowendtalk) by logging into your server via SSH and typing:

    wget http://git.io/vpn --no-check-certificate -O openvpn-install.sh; chmod +x openvpn-install.sh; ./openvpn-install.sh
    Just follow the setup questions and you will have your VPN set up within seconds.

    If you want to add another user, simply run the openvpn-install.sh script again.

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  2. HostSailor

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    wonderful tutorial
     
  3. ExecutiveDude

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    Will check it out now and update if it works for me or not
     
  4. abhi007

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    another great share by Fatboy!
     
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    Nice tut. OP , But only few replies to this thread.
     
  6. ExecutiveDude

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    Guys are busy in trying out this method
     
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    I have about $20 at Digital Ocean that I'm not using in any way, I'll give this a go.