Access Server / Self-Hosted VPN
A VPN Solution Engineered for SMB
Provide secure access to your private business network, in the cloud or on-premise.
Command Line Interface (CLI)
Thousands of businesses trust OpenVPN to create an economical, isolated, and secure private network.
Access Server pricing is based on the needed number of simultaneous VPN connections, which means you only pay for what you need.
With our subscription model, users can share keys across multiple servers, quickly scale connections up or down to maximize their usage and streamline the overheads of maintaining a secure network.Review Pricing
Access Server Use Cases
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Provides Layer 3 virtual private networking using OpenVPN protocol. OpenVPN protocol uses SSL/TLS with client and server certificates to perform key exchange and mutual authentication. OpenVPN is firewall and web proxy friendly as encrypted traffic is tunneled via UDP or TCP.
Supports MySQL (defaults to SQLite database)
IP address, DNS servers, WINS server, specific routes, client-side scripts.
Prepared VM images are available for Microsoft Hyper-V and VMWare ESXI
Supports local user database, Pluggable Authentication Modules(PAM), LDAP, secure LDAP, Active Directory, and RADIUS
X.509 certificate PKI solution is built-in. Integration with external PKI is available.
‘MAC address lock’ as an additional security method is supported.
Multi-factor authentication is supported in various forms. For example, Google Authenticator is built-in, and two-factor authentication using smart cards, Duo Security, or other TOTP based token generator can be added as a plug-in User name/password authentication
Software firewall can be configured with access control rules to specify which user or group has access to what IP addresses or subnets, and if VPN clients can route to each other or not Access to services can be controlled by IP address, protocol, and ports
Full-tunnel and split-tunnel redirection are possible (all VPN client Internet traffic goes through the VPN tunnel, or only specified traffic).
Client OS Support
OpenVPN Connect clients are available for Android, iOS, macOS, and Windows. OpenVPN open source client is included in all major Linux distributions.
Command Line Interface (CLI), XML-RPC API, and Administration web portal
Multiple Access Servers can be configured to form a Cluster allowing a VPN client to connect to any of the available Access Servers using the same credentials.
UCARP-based primary-secondary failover for LAN deployments.
Direct Connection (Server set in SNAT mode) – All communication needs to be initiated from the VPN clients in this mode
Routed Connection (Server in static route as gateway to VPN clients) – VPN clients as well as devices on the internal network can initiate connections
Site-to-Site routing using a suitable Linux-based system configured as Gateway at one site while using a routed connection to Server at the other site
Ease of Client Deployment
Users can download pre-configured client software, or connection profiles for their device directly from your deployed Access Server’s User Web Portal.
A typical server can handle up to 1,500 concurrent connections carrying real-world traffic.
Detailed client access logs are searchable, downloadable, and viewable.
Linux OS Support
Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, Ubuntu, and Debian.
Customizable Server Portal branding
Cloud Image Availability
Amazon Web Services (available from AWS Marketplace). Both BYOL and Tiered
Microsoft Azure (available from Azure Marketplace)
Google Cloud (available from Google Cloud Platform Marketplace)
Oracle Cloud (available from the Oracle Cloud Marketplace)
Digital Ocean (available from the Digital Ocean Marketplace)