How to use Stanislas’s configuration scripts to configure a WireGuard client VPN server on Linux.
Linux Server Configuration
Install Wireguard configuration script:
curl -O https://raw.githubusercontent.com/angristan/wireguard-install/master/wireguard-install.sh
jemurray@home-server:~$ curl -O https://raw.githubusercontent.com/angristan/wireguard-install/master/wireguard-install.sh % Total % Received % Xferd Average Speed Time Time Time Current Dload Upload Total Spent Left Speed 100 15088 100 15088 0 0 8533 0 0:00:01 0:00:01 --:--:-- 8529
Make the script executable:
chmod +x wireguard-install.sh
jemurray@home-server:~$ chmod +x wireguard-install.sh
Execute the installation script:
jemurray@home-server:~$ sudo ./wireguard-install.sh Welcome to the WireGuard installer! The git repository is available at: https://github.com/angristan/wireguard-install I need to ask you a few questions before starting the setup. You can leave the default options and just press enter if you are ok with them. IPv4 or IPv6 public address: 22.214.171.124 Public interface: ens160 WireGuard interface name: wg0 Server's WireGuard IPv4: 10.66.66.1 Server's WireGuard IPv6: fd42:42:42::1 Server's WireGuard port [1-65535]: 49111 First DNS resolver to use for the clients: 126.96.36.199 Second DNS resolver to use for the clients (optional): 188.8.131.52 Okay, that was all I needed. We are ready to setup your WireGuard server now. You will be able to generate a client at the end of the installation. Press any key to continue... Hit:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease Get:2 https://download.docker.com/linux/ubuntu bionic InRelease [64.4 kB] Hit:3 https://packages.grafana.com/oss/deb stable InRelease ... Tell me a name for the client. The name must consist of alphanumeric character. It may also include an underscore or a dash and can't exceed 15 chars. Client name: phalanges Client's WireGuard IPv4: 10.66.66.2 Client's WireGuard IPv6: fd42:42:42::2 Here is your client config file as a QR Code: ....QR CODE PRINTED HERE... It is also available in /home/jemurray/wg0-client-phalanges.conf If you want to add more clients, you simply need to run this script another time!
Copy the configuration file
/home/jemurray/wg0-client-phalanges.conf from the previous step to the client.
In this example, we are using the macOS
Import the configuration file into the client:
Enable the VPN by clicking the name of the VPN profile:
Example of activated VPN:
Validate VPN connection:
jemurray@phalanges:~ $ ping 192.168.86.5 PING 192.168.86.5 (192.168.86.5): 56 data bytes 64 bytes from 192.168.86.5: icmp_seq=0 ttl=64 time=83.039 ms 64 bytes from 192.168.86.5: icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=45.536 ms ^C --- 192.168.86.5 ping statistics --- 2 packets transmitted, 2 packets received, 0.0% packet loss round-trip min/avg/max/stddev = 45.536/64.287/83.039/18.752 ms