Installing ZeroTier VPN Client on CentOS 7

ZeroTier is a powerful and easy-to-use VPN solution that allows you to create secure networks and connect devices across the globe. In this guide, we will walk you through the installation process of the ZeroTier VPN client on CentOS 7.

ZeroTier

Step 1: Install EPEL Repository

First, you need to install the EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux) repository, which contains additional packages for CentOS.

yum install epel-release

Step 2: Install Snapd

ZeroTier is available as a snap package, so you need to install the snapd package first.

yum install snapd

Step 3: Enable and Start snapd Service

Enable and start the snapd socket service.

systemctl enable --now snapd.socket

Step 4: Create a Symbolic Link

Create a symbolic link to the snap directory.

ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap

Step 5: Install ZeroTier

Install the ZeroTier client using the snap command.

snap install zerotier

Step 6: Reboot the System

It’s recommended to reboot your system to ensure all changes are applied properly.

reboot

Step 7: Join a ZeroTier Network

Once your system has rebooted, you can join a ZeroTier network using the following command. Replace 9e1948db6341e97f with your network ID.

zerotier-cli join 9e1948db6341e97f

That's it! You have successfully installed and configured the ZeroTier VPN client on CentOS 7. You can now start using ZeroTier to create secure networks and connect devices.

yum install epel-release
yum install snapd
systemctl enable --now snapd.socket
ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap
snap install zerotier
reboot
zerotier-cli join 9e1948db6341e97f

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