Can I create a VPN server with DigitalOcean.?

Posted November 20, 2019 34.7k views

I do believe that DigitalOccean is an awesome hosting provider available in the industry and is also an economical option. I am also using digitalOcean server from last two years.
I have a wordpress based website which is hosted on DigitalOcean dedicated server and it’s been working fine for me. Although, I am not using the conventional server. Instead, I am using the managed digitalOcean server which is powered by Cloudways.
Now, I want to set up a VPN on the remaining space of this server. But, I am not sure if it is possible or not. Please let me know how is this possible.

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Thanks a lot for using Digital Ocean for the last two years and we hope you will continue years to come.

You can definitely host your own VPN server on Digital Ocean, you have two options here:

1- Use Digital Ocean managed VPN server from the marketplace found here

2- Setup your own VPN server by following the tutorial here

hope this helps.

by Mark Drake
OpenVPN is a full-featured, open-source Secure Socket Layer (SSL) VPN solution that accommodates a wide range of configurations. In this tutorial, you will set up an OpenVPN server on an Ubuntu 18.04 server and then configure access to it from Windows, OS X, iOS and/or Android devices. This tutorial will keep the installation and configuration steps as simple as possible for each of these setups.