Packages installed: (UBUNTU) curl; dig; software-properties-common or (CentOS) curl, bind-utils
Free Disc Space: 20 GB available
Free Memory: 2GB RAM
A static internal IP address
A network adapter cannot be NAT - only Bridge.
If you are hosting the Linux machine on a Windows host, virtualization must be enabled on the Windows BIOS to allow Virtualization.
Once you make sure these prerequisites are fulfilled you can move on to the next stage, choosing the Site-to-Site connection type which fits your use case the best.
This article describes how to install a WireGuard based connector on a Linux server or on a in your organization instead of creating a tunnel between your server and your Firewall/Router.
Configuring the connector at the Management Platform
Under Networks in the Management Platform on the left side, select the name of the network in which you'd like to set the tunnel. Locate the desired gateway, Select the three-dotted menu (...) and select Add Tunnel.
The following window displays:
Select Perimeter 81 Connector, then select Continue.
Make sure you have an Ubuntu 16.04/18.04/20.04 LTS, CentOS/REHL7 or equivalent instance set within your local network or VPC, then select Next.
Enter a Name of your choice, and the Endpoint, meaning the IP address from which the Linux server is connecting to the internet, accompanied by the correlating Subnet range (the values in the attached image are for demonstration only).
Select Next. Note: You can query the Endpoint by executing the following command in your Linux terminal.
Select Next and Apply, then wait until the deployment is finished (this may take several minutes).
Installing the Perimeter81 Connector on a Linux machine:
You should now see the connector under the Network section. Select the three-dotted menu (...) besides its icon, then select Configuration. A similar window will open (the displayed command varies from connector to connector):
Copy the command manually or click "Copy Command"
Open the Linux Terminal as Root user and run the copied command
Select Yes at Stage 4 for accessor mode- Remote Access only
If you encounter issues during or after the setup, try reviewing your settings to ensure everything matches the instructions. In particular, check the IP addresses and other details you entered during setup. If issues persist, please consult our dedicated support.
If you have any difficulties or questions, don't hesitate to contact Perimeter 81's support team. We offer 24/7 chat support on our website at Perimeter81.com, or you can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We're here to assist you and ensure your VPN tunnel setup is a success.
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