OpenVPN

Setting up OpenVPN on Ubuntu 18.04

Introduction Would you like to securely access the Internet from your smartphone or laptop when you connect to an untrustworthy network (e.g., WiFi in a hotel or coffee shop)? Luckily, there is a way to grant you your wishes. You can securely connect to an untrusted network as if you are on a private network using a Virtual Private Network …

Cloudflare

Cloudflare Access: Securing Access to Web Applications

In these times of uncertainties, the global trend is to make the working environment more agile and the work tools more portable. Never has been more important than during the COVID19 crisis with the requirement to work remotely from the main corporate office locations. Cloudflare Access replaces traditional corporate VPN clients by putting Cloudflare’s global edge network in front of …

VPN server under Docker

Run your own VPN server under Docker with OpenVPN Access Server

In this tutorial, I will be setting up an Open VPN server under Docker with CloudSigma. With CloudSigma’s cloud locations spread all over the globe, you can create a server in any of them and access the content from there. Creating the machine First, I am creating a machine with the following resources: 20 GHz CPU 16 GB RAM 20 …

Understanding CPU Steal Time in the Cloud

Are We Stealing from You? Understanding CPU Steal Time in the Cloud

Customers often ask about CPU steal time. Especially those that use the CPUs heavily and for whom it’s a key performance criteria. There are quite a few differences in the setup and behaviour of CPUs and cores between physical and virtual environments. Even between cloud providers there are setups differences that make like for like comparison on the face of …

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A How-to Guide: Connect VPN Network to CloudSigma Infrastructure

VPNs are in common usage these days and it’s no surprise with the various security threats that are out there. Sometimes you want them to connect to your company’s network securely, other times you may want to connect through a proxy network in order to anonymize your location. With the advent of cloud infrastructure many of our customers want to …

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Using CloudSigma’s API with Golang

aLogging into the CloudSigma website presents one with all that is needed to create, configure, and administer a CloudSigma virtual infrastructure, or IaaS. Alongside the menu for the various control panels, you will also see a link to the API documentation. The API enables programmatic access to all of the website functionality of the CloudSigma platform via HTTPS, returning JSON …