Production best practices

Deployment checklist

Your checklist to ensure a successful Tailscale deployment.

Best practices to secure your tailnet

Discover best practices for keeping your Tailscale network secure.

Guidance for hardening Tailscale nodes

Follow advanced guidance for hardening and sandboxing nodes.

Key and secret management

See details about managing the various types of keys and secrets for your tailnet.

Scanning for exposed Tailscale secrets

Learn how Tailscale partners scan for exposed Tailscale secrets and provide notifications to help prevent fraudulent access.

Admin account with passkey login

Learn how to proactively set up an admin user that can log in to your tailnet with a passkey, to mitigate against a future SSO lockout.

Performance best practices

Learn how to get the most performance out of your Tailscale deployment.

AWS reference architecture

Deploy Tailscale to Amazon Web Services (AWS) with best practices, security, and production readiness in mind.

Azure reference architecture

Deploy Tailscale to Microsoft Azure with best practices, security, and production readiness in mind.