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How to Build Your Own Rock-Solid and Secure Multi-User VPN Server for $5 a Month

Update Update – Amazon Prime, Netflix and Hulu are now blocking Digital Ocean IP addresses. Therefore, this type of self-hosted, private VPN server will not work if streaming from those services is your goal. This solution should still work, though, with most other types of geo-restricted content. If you’re looking for a VPN solution GUARANTEED to work with Amazon Prime, Netflix or Hulu, you should try Express VPN – the number one commercial VPN provider, period! (Disclaimer – In addition to my private VPN server, I also use Express VPN. And, if you sign up with my referral link, we …

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How to Set Up a DigitalOcean Ubuntu Server in 5 Minutes

If you follow my posts at all, you know that I just think the world of DigitalOcean as a host and platform testbed. There are just a ton of reasons why DigitalOcean is my favorite server-hosting provider, and here’s a quick list of just a few off the top of my head: No minimum term limits at all – With DigitalOcean, you can create a server to use forever, a year, a week or even only 5 minutes. If you need a quick-and-easy server to test a function, app or whatever, DigitalOcean lets you do that. When it comes to time, …

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