Question

Droplet as cheaper VPN solution?

hi Guys

I’ve been looking around for a cheap VPN service that would allow me to use a STATIC IP address for my connection… (My ISP can’t offer me Static)

Basically i need this for whitelisting my IP on my shared hosting in order to access remoteSQL… and also the make my local webserver public.

VPN Services w/ static IP addons are fine, but the thing is, I don’t need this all that time, perhpas once or twice a month only when im doing maintenance and upgrades.

So i’ve been looking for a cheaper solution w/ less bells and whistles compared to these featurefull VPN services all over .

Is DigitalOcean cloud service something that is also meant for hosting your own VPN?

Or would you suggest another solution?

regards


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@ryanpq but i need my apps to be on the STATIC IP though, for several reasons (white listing and http server thing)

@ryanpq Quick question, would it be possible to do split tunneling on a droplet vpn? I would like just a few apps to go thru the VPN and the rest of my computer on my normal connection. Is that possible?

@ryanpq

Do you ever run up against bandwidth limits when using your droplet as a VPN?