Recently set up stiesand droplet - few questions regarding set up

March 28, 2015 976 views
Ansible VPN Configuration Management Debian

So I created a ubuntu droplet and went through the steps listed here https://github.com/jlund/streisand/issues/93

I did not know it would create a totally new droplet and have everything installed in there. So, I guess my question is how do i test that it's secure and how do i start the openvpn and other security apps? And it came as 20g am i able to resize?

any help is greatly appreciated.

1 Answer


Yes, the droplet will presumably cost you $5 per month.

After the new Streisand droplet is configured, you need to do the following:

"...look for the corresponding files in the 'generated-docs' folder in the Streisand repository directory. The HTML file will explain how to connect to the Gateway over SSL, or via the Tor hidden service. All instructions, files, mirrored clients, and keys for the new server can then be found on the Gateway. "

This is from: https://github.com/jlund/streisand


The instructions (in the HTML file) start with:

"Your Streisand Gateway contains step-by-step instructions for the services it provides, and mirrors of all necessary client software. The Gateway can be accessed over SSL.."

You download and install the certificate as indicated in the instructions.

Then, towards the bottom you'll see:

"Connecting to your Streisand Gateway

Each connection option takes you to the same place and you can use whichever one is most convenient for you. Fun fact: Your Gateway's unique password was generated by randomly choosing four words from a dictionary with more than 283,000 entries.


[username/password provided, etc.] "


I use a Mac and followed the instructions to install Tunnelblick for using the openVPN.


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