Setting up Tailscale on Amazon Linux (.rpm)
Download the latest .rpm image from our downloads page.
sudo rpm -i tailscale-relay-<version>.x86_64.rpm
Generate a config file (and authenticate):
- In any browser, open the URL printed to the console.
- Upon successful authentication you will see the Tailscale client exit. Note that it has written a configuration file to
systemctlto install and start the service:
sudo systemctl enable tailscale-relay
sudo systemctl start tailscale-relay
At this point,
psshould show the Tailscale client running. For example:
3681 ? Ssl 0:00 /usr/sbin/relaynode --config=/var/lib/tailscale/relay.conf --tun=wg0 --port=41641 --acl-file=/etc/tailscale/acl.json
Visit the admin console and authorize your new endpoint.
- Note that
@gmail.comaddresses are automatically authorized.
- You will need to occasionally reauthenticate unless you disable key expiry.
- Note that
Obtain your Tailscale IP address using
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 workstation to your Tailscale network.