VPNs: Virtual Private Networks

Learn how to use your Linode to manage a virtual private network (VPN). These guides will help you get up and running quickly with OpenVPN solution on a variety of Linux distributions.

Set up a Hardened OpenVPN Server on Debian 9

Learn how to securely tunnel your traffic with OpenVPN and OpenSSL.

Tunnel Your Internet Traffic Through an OpenVPN Server

A common use case for a VPN tunnel is to access the internet from behind it to evade censorship or geolocation and protect your connection from untrusted internet service providers, WiFi hotspots, and sites and services you connect to.

How to Configure OpenVPN Access Server to Tunnel Traffic

Easily tunnel web traffic through OpenVPN Access Server

Configure OpenVPN Client Devices

This guide will show you how to install, configure, and fine-tune OpenVPN clients on Android, iOS, Linux, OS X and Windows.

Install OpenVPN Access Server on Linux for Secure Communications

This guide will show how to install and configure an OpenVPN access server on Linux distributions for secure communications.

Pritunl VPN Server and Management Panel on Ubuntu 14.04

Set up Pritunl, an open source VPN server with an intuitive web interface

Secure Communications with OpenVPN on CentOS 6

Use OpenVPN to securely connect separate networks on a CentOS 6 Linode.

iptables Configuration for VPN Killswitch

How to set up a VPN firewall on OpenVPN clients

How to Set Up a Streisand Gateway

This guide shows how to create a Streisand gateway with automatically configured profiles for OpenVPN, ShadowSocks, WireGuard, Tor, etc.