cjdns VS headscale

Compare cjdns vs headscale and see what are their differences.


An encrypted IPv6 network using public-key cryptography for address allocation and a distributed hash table for routing. (by cjdelisle)


An open source, self-hosted implementation of the Tailscale control server (by juanfont)
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cjdns headscale
8 43
4,782 2,874
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1.6 9.8
6 days ago 4 days ago
C Go
GNU General Public License v3.0 only BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of cjdns. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-07-16.


Posts with mentions or reviews of headscale. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-01-10.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing cjdns and headscale you can also consider the following projects:

tailscale - The easiest, most secure way to use WireGuard and 2FA.

Netmaker - Netmaker makes networks with WireGuard. Netmaker automates fast, secure, and distributed virtual networks.

innernet - A private network system that uses WireGuard under the hood.

docker-cloudflare - Cloudflare DDNS minimal docker.

Nebula - A scalable overlay networking tool with a focus on performance, simplicity and security

zero-ui - ZeroUI - ZeroTier Controller Web UI - is a web user interface for a self-hosted ZeroTier network controller.

docker-cloudflare-ddns - A small amd64/ARM/ARM64 Docker image that allows you to use CloudFlare as a DDNS / DynDNS Provider.

ZeroTier - A Smart Ethernet Switch for Earth

tinc - a VPN daemon

wiretrustee - Connect your devices into a single secure private WireGuard®-based mesh network.