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Can I use my existing DO droplet with newly built VPN?

Hi, folks! Please, advise me if I can leave my droplet (created and used for 2 years now) to work with my newly created VPN? I had a crash of my Windows 10 some time before, and now have to reinstall it and recreate my AlgoVPN on it. I do wonder, if I do not have to create a new droplet, but can use this existing one with all its settings. This would certainly save me some time. Thank you to all who can help with advice.

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Hello,

Yes this should be doable, you just need to get your config from the Droplet as described in Step 9 here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-an-openvpn-server-on-ubuntu-18-04#step-9-—-generating-client-configurations

If this does not work, what I usually do is to use the OpenVPN image from the Marketplace here:

https://marketplace.digitalocean.com/apps/openvpn-access-server

It works out of the box and is really quick to setup.