April Tailscale newsletter
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🎉 We are happy (Canadian-level happy) to share that Tailscale has raised a US$100M Series B! We could not have achieved this investment without you, reader. This community sharing and using Tailscale has been our springboard to the success of our product. So, thank you! If you’d like to learn more about what we’re doing with the money, our name origin story, and other musings then read Avery’s blog post.
Even with all the funding news, the world hasn’t stopped — we have a handful of community contributions and Tailscale improvements to walk through.
Let’s jump in:
What’s new and improved
User & Group Provisioning for Okta in Tailscale Demo [video, English]
Ramya Nagarajan offers a video tutorial for Okta group sync.
Ask a Tailscale Engineer: What is User & Group Provisioning for Okta? [video, English]
We sat down with Ramya Nagarajan to give more information about user and group provisioning for Okta.
Tailscale authentication for NGINX
For those who use NGNIX and Tailscale, we’ve documented how to glue the two together and use Tailscale to auth your services behind NGINX.
Android TV remote control
In a guest post for a much-requested topic, Elias Naur details running Tailscale on Android TV.
Tailscale authentication for Minecraft
Learn how to make your Minecraft server join your tailnet and authenticate to it with Tailscale.
Cobalt Speech discovered Tailscale’s frictionless VPN solution
Cobalt Speech replaced its clunky and cumbersome legacy VPN.
Yugabyte uses Tailscale to quickly and securely connect its support and field teams everywhere
Tailscale cures Yugabyte’s DevOps infrastructure blues.
Around the internet
Butter, What? Show on YouTube: Tailscale makes self-hosted cloud storage even better [video, English]
Hosts Pat Regan and Brian Moses detail how Tailscale makes cloud storage more awesome.
Tailscale — The holy grail of networking
Pop22 author Adrianna shares how they used Tailscale to replace their commercial VPN.
Setup your Synology NAS as a Tailscale exit node [video, English]
YouTube channel Digital Aloha Tech Tips cover setting a Synology NAS as a Tailscale Exit Node.
Diving into infrastructure as code
This is part two into a deep dive of IAC, and Tailscale is featured in the Ansible Vault for encrypting strings.
Tailscale as an alternative VPN solution
A newsletter within a newsletter? Amanda Ohmer from Gruntwork shares how Tailscale became the alternative to their OpenVPN solution for connecting to their networks.
NFS and Tailscale
Ariq Naufal explains how to securely share storage with NFS and Tailscale.
A reverse proxy with Tailscale
Mohamed Sakhri shares how to create a reverse proxy to help you quickly expose a local machine to the internet with Tailscale.
Using Tailscale with macOS
Bradley Chambers explains how Tailscale’s simplified approach to VPN technology makes connecting with macOS and iOS fast and easy.
Tailscale is a mesh-based VPN for all [video, English]
Guest Jeff Gamet joins Mac Geek Gab hosts Dave Hamilton and John Braun to discuss how Tailscale can easily connect all your devices.
Finally, a point-to-point VPN!
Tony’s Take on Tech blog discusses how Tailscale makes irksome VPN configurations a thing of the past.
H1 2022 cybersecurity product-led growth map
Over at TechCruch, Ross Haleliuk discusses how product-led growth gives startups a leg up in a crowded marketplace.
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That’s all for now — stay well!