How to Create a VPN Server on Mac

Can you create your own VPN server?

Luckily, theres a solution: by hosting your own VPN server, you can retain more control over your VPN setup. When you make your own VPN server, you can host the server either in the cloud or on your own router if its supported.

How do I create a free VPN server?

Create a free account at Amazon Web Services. If you like, you can also link your current Amazon account.
Download Algo VPN on your local computer and unzip it.
Install the Algo VPN dependencies.
Run the installation wizard.
Set up your devices to connect to the VPN.

Does Mac have a built in VPN?

Macs have built-in support for connecting to the most common types of VPNs. If you want to ensure your Mac is automatically reconnected to your VPN or connect to an OpenVPN VPN, you'll need a third-party app.

How do I turn my Mac into a server?

From the Apple menu, select System Preferences.
Click Sharing, and then click the Services tab.
Select Personal Web Sharing, and then click the Start button.
Personal Web Sharing will turn on.

How to set up your own VPN with macOS Server

Log into your macOS Server. Select VPN under the Services listings. Under VPN Host Name, enter either your static IP address or dynamic hostname depending on the method you used when finding out your IP address above. Click Edit Permissions and select the users you want to be able to connect to your VPN.

How do you set up a Mac server?

Launch Settings.
Select Mail.
Select Accounts.
Select Add Account.
Tap Other.
Tap Add macOS Server Account.
Tap a server from the list. If you don't see your server, select Other to manually enter the hostname or IP Address.
Enter your username and password and tap Next.