With heightening concern regarding the state of internet privacy (fuelled in part by the passing of the Investigatory Powers Act in the UK), I have set up a VPN server on the virtual server I have hosted with Mythic Beasts. This uses strongSwan and certificate-based IKEv2 authentication.
- Debian Jessie server already set up and accessible via
debian.example.com, a public IPv4 of
203.0.113.1and a public IPv6 of
- Client username of
- Clients are running the latest versions of macOS and iOS (Sierra and 10 respectively at the time of writing)
- No need to support any other operating systems (although the setup is easily translated)
For automated deployment of a similar setup, albeit Ubuntu-based and using ansible for deployment, I recommend you take a look at Algo VPN. I used that project as a basis for my configuration.