Setting up Tailscale on macOS

Tailscale works on macOS 10.13 and higher.

  1. Download Tailscale from the Mac App Store.

  2. Launch the app and accept the prompts to install a VPN configuration and add entries to your Keychain.

  3. Note the Tailscale item in the top menu:

  4. Click Log in… and authenticate using your address.

  5. Click on Admin console... to see the admin console for your personal Tailscale network. You will see your devices listed under the Machines tab on the left:

  6. Check out Next Steps for steps on verifying that even a single endpoint is working. With multiple endpoints, simple pings are a good way to start.

Congratulations! You’ve added your Mac to your Tailscale network.

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