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I just installed Outline VPN server on a hosted server. How do I get internet access for that server?

I can connect to the VPN server but I’m not sure how to add Internet service to the tunnel. ? Can I connect my router to This Server for a privateconnection ?


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Bobby Iliev
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July 24, 2023

Hi there,

When you set up an Outline VPN server on DigitalOcean, you’re essentially already connected to the internet. Once you connect to your Outline VPN, your traffic should already be tunneled through this server.

If you’re experiencing issues with accessing the internet after connecting to your Outline VPN, there are a few things you can check:

  1. Configuration on the client side: Ensure that you’ve correctly set up the client according to the instructions given by the Outline Manager. Mistakes here are common, so double-check your steps.

  2. Server firewall settings: Sometimes, the firewall rules might be too strict and could be blocking your VPN traffic. Check your server’s firewall settings and make sure it’s allowing traffic from the Outline VPN.

What I would personally suggest is using the following 1-Click installation image for OpenVPN Access Server:

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

You can set it up with just 1-Click and it comes with really nice UI so that you will not have to do any manual networking conigurations.

Best,

Bobby

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