This How-To will show you how to launch an OpenVPN Server in Docker Swarm, running in dual (TCP/UDP) mode. It will use swarm-launcher to start the processes in privileged mode and Nginx as a loadbalancer/proxy for allowing connections to the VPN server.

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Years ago, there was a worldwide tendency to adopt ITIL in the IT departments of all organizations, big or small. This, together with the wide adoption (although misunderstood by most) adoption of COBIT led to big and small companies setting up clear pillars, where the focus was on the activity being done, instead of the product or service delivered to the customer.

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Ever since I've started hosting my own domains, I've searched for ways to automate the website provisioning. Normally, the documentation includes the information on configuring your infrastructure based on roles. But if you have a webserver role for all your minions it doesn't help with the individual provisioning I am aiming at.

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Alex Thomae

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Head of Platform Engineering Compute at 1&1 IONOS

Berlin, Germany