Pritunl – Self-hosted VPN Server on CentOS 8.2 is the best open-source alternative to proprietary commercial VPN products. Create larger cloud VPN networks supporting thousands of concurrent users and get more control over your VPN server.
This is a quick deployment and ready-to-run image.
Simple and rapid installation. Easy to maintain.
The guide how to connect to Pritunl – Self-hosted VPN Server on CentOS 8.2
1. To start the server, start the virtual machine through Azure.
To work, you need to open port 443 (TCP), port 80 (TCP), 14147 (UDP) in the network properties in the Azure firewall.
2. Install PuTTY. You can download PuTTY from the link – https://putty.org.ru/download.html Launch PuTTY.
3. On the home page, in the <Host Name> field, enter the IP address of the virtual machine and click <Open>
4. In the window that appears, click <Accept>.
5. In the console that opens, enter the username and password that were set during the creation of the virtual machine (the password you enter will not be displayed for security and privacy reasons). Press <Enter>
6. Enter sudo pritunl default-password. You will see your login and password
If the login and password are not displayed, enter the command sudo pritunl reset-password
7. Enter in a new window, in the address bar https: // IPofYourVM. Press <Enter>
8. If you have such a window, click on the fields indicated by the arrow
9. In the window that appears, enter the username and password that you generated in step 6
10. After logged in, you will see the <Initial Setup> window. In this window, be sure to change your username and password to stay safe. Click save
11. Now your virtual machine should work in a proper way.