Tinc is a Virtual Private Network (VPN) daemon that uses tunnelling and encryption to create a secure private network between hosts on the Internet. A few of the features that Tinc has that makes it useful include encryption, optional compression, automatic mesh routing and easy expansion.
When you first create a new server, there are a few configuration steps to increase the security and usability of your server and will give you a solid foundation for subsequent actions. In this guide, we'll help you set up an alternative user account with a reduced scope of influence.
Nginx is a free, open-source, high-performance HTTP server and reverse proxy, as well as an IMAP/POP3 proxy server. It is more resource-friendly than Apache in most cases and can be used as a web server or a reverse proxy.