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Tailscale VPN

Require: IP-Symcon >= 7.1

This module offers the possibility to use Tailscale VPN on the SymBox.


This module is only available for the SymBox!

Range of functions

  • Downloading and updating Tailscale VPN
  • Authentication via Auth Keys
  • Access via VPN to the SymBox (incl. SSH)
  • Access to devices behind the SymBox (subnets)
  • Activate/deactivate VPN via variable

Software installation

  • Install the 'Tailscale VPN' module via the Module Store.

Set up the instances in IP-Symcon

  • Under "Add instance" the 'Tailscale VPN' module can be found using the quick filter.

Set up Tailscale

  • Create Auth Key: https://login.tailscale.com/admin/settings/keys
  • Open Tailscale instance
  • Press the buttons to download, install and start Tailscale.
  • The authentication can then be carried out using the Auth Key created at the beginning. The Auth Key is no longer required afterwards and does not need to be saved anywhere.

share network

  • To access devices behind the SymBox, the "Advertise Routes" function must be set up
  • To do this, enter the subnet e.g. in the CIDR notation in the list and accept the configuration.
  • The routes must still be activated in the Tailscale Dashboard. To do this, open the following page: https://login.tailscale.com/admin/machines
  • Select the correct machine there, click Review and confirm the activation of the subnet.
  • Switch the VPN in IP-Symcon off and on again.

Configuration page

Name Description
Advertise Routes Subnet to be shared in CIDR notation e.g.
Any questions?