Always VPN'd server?

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We use an HQ shared office space. For those not familiar, you get a shared network connection and other office services.

We have a server in our office (Ubuntu) that I would like to be able to access remotely.

Is there a way to keep our server connected to a VPN in the cloud so that when off site, we could connect to the VPN and have access to this server?
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Micah Silverman

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Posted 5 years ago

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Hi Micah,

Depending on the scope of what you want (size of company for example), I am betting one of the VPN-Cubed free editions will do what you want. Easiest thing to do would be to use the "SSL Free Edition" - make your office server a node on the overlay network, and then distribute credentials to your laptops to enable them to hop on the overlay when off site. They then should have encrypted network access to the office server at a static IP address on the overlay.

Cheer,

Pat K
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Yes, it's possible. Your server would be a "client" in VPN-Cubed overlay network.
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Micah Silverman

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Cool. Thanks. Would the server always (automatically) be connected to the overlay network? That's the key for us.
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Oops, sorry it took so long to get back to you.

Yes, your server's connection to the overlay will be always on. If it gets disconnected for whatever reason, it will automatically attempt to reconnect and will be trying to reconnect indefinitely.