Virtual Private Network (VPN) Connection Guide
A VPN extends a private network making it publicly accessible over the public internet.
Each VPC has it's own VPN. In order to access any of the instances inside of a VPC, you'll first have to connect to the VPN.
After connecting to the VPN you'll have direct routes to instances inside of a VPC, allow you to communicate with an instance using it's private ip address.
For example, after connecting a VPN, to SSH into an instance with the private IP address of
you could run the command
ssh firstname.lastname@example.org inside a Terminal.
The previous example assumes that you've already setup your SSH Public Key, if you haven't already, the SSH Connection Guide has details on how to do so.
Given a client id of
myclient and a
staging VPC, you can reach your VPN over HTTPS
If you receive a connection timed out or destination unreachable error, make sure you've used
https:// protocol and not