Run your own VPN server

Take control of your privacy by quickly setting up a fast, reliable, and easy to use VPN in under two minutes.

The safest VPN is the one you run yourself

When running one of our recommended open source VPN solutions on your own DigitalOcean server, all of your traffic is encrypted and none of the logs are recorded. Therefore, we are unable to disclose this information to third parties.

Easy-to-install VPNs for all levels of experience

Manually installing and configuring your VPN’s dependencies can take hours or even days. With either Outline, our Marketplace 1-Click Apps, or our Community tutorials, you can easily deploy open source VPN solutions that match your level of expertise and customization required.

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Frequently asked questions

1. What is a VPN, and why should I run my own server?

A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, secures your internet connection, enhancing privacy and security. Running your own VPN server ensures complete control over your data and the ability to bypass restrictions, offering a more personalized and secure online experience.

2. How does a DigitalOcean VPN compare to other providers?

DigitalOcean’s VPN provides simplicity, cost-effectiveness, and scalability. With flexible configurations and transparent pricing, it stands out for its user-friendly interface, making it an excellent choice for individuals and businesses seeking reliable and straightforward VPN solutions.

3. What are the key steps to set up a VPN server on DigitalOcean?

Setting up a VPN server on DigitalOcean involves creating a Droplet, installing a VPN software like OpenVPN, configuring settings, and securing the server. Follow our comprehensive guide to help ensure a smooth and secure setup process.

5. How does DigitalOcean help ensure the security of my VPN server?

DigitalOcean employs robust security measures, including data encryption, regular security updates, and user authentication protocols. By following best practices in server management and utilizing DigitalOcean’s security features, you can enhance the overall security of your VPN server.

6. Is it cost-effective to run my own VPN server with DigitalOcean?

Running your VPN server on DigitalOcean is cost-effective, with transparent pricing and scalable options. You only pay for the resources you use, making it a budget-friendly solution for individuals and businesses of all sizes.

7. Can I use DigitalOcean VPN for my team or business?

Yes, DigitalOcean’s VPN is suitable for teams and businesses. You can create multiple user accounts, manage access levels, and scale resources based on your organization’s needs, helping to provide a secure and private network for your team members.

8. Can I use DigitalOcean Spaces with my VPN server for secure file storage?

Yes, you can integrate DigitalOcean Spaces with your VPN server for secure and scalable file storage. DigitalOcean Spaces, an object storage service, allows you to store and retrieve large amounts of data while benefiting from the security features of your VPN.**

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