ZeroTier – Global Area Networking

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  • GitHub repo ZeroTier

    A Smart Ethernet Switch for Earth

    > It defaults to being dependent on a closed-source proprietary backend coordination server

    Isn't its source[0] available?

    > This is our reference controller implementation and is the same one we use to power our own hosted services at


  • GitHub repo headscale

    An open source, self-hosted implementation of the Tailscale control server

    > The provider apparently could inject public keys into anyone’s network. I don’t know if the situation is any different in ZeroTier. is a (not yet complete) free software control server for Tailscale if you want to self-host.

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  • GitHub repo wiretrustee

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

  • GitHub repo ztncui

    ZeroTier network controller UI

    Every zerotier node ships with the CLI network controller, but someone wrote a simple GUI for it and that is on docker.

  • GitHub repo lf

    Fully Decentralized Fully Replicated Key/Value Store

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