Create a ZeroTier account and network

  1. Create a ZeroTier account & network
  2. Install the ZeroTier Mac or PC app
  3. Install the ZeroTier VPN app on iPhone/iPad
  4. Configure FileBrowser to connect
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Step 1 of 4

Creating a ZeroTier network

Create a free account at https://my.zerotier.com.

Creating a free ZeroTier account

On the 'Networks' page, click 'Create New Network'.

ZeroTier click on your network to change its settings

A network will be created with a random name. Click on it to change its settings.

Change your ZeroTier short name

Your screen should like the screenshot above. The 'Network ID' will be used later and uniquely identifies this network.

  1. You can change the Short Name to anything you wish.

  2. Ensure that "Certificate (Private Network)' is selected, as this means that only devices that you authorize can connect to this network.

ZeroTier how to assign an IP address for your network

We now need to assign an IP address range for this network. This will allow devices to identify each other when they communicate.

  1. Tick the "Auto-Assign from Range" box.

  2. Ensure that the "Easy" tab is selected.

  3. Select one of the address ranges from the grid. I've used the first one "10.147.17.*".

That's it. Your network has been created. Keep this browser page open for now, because we will be needing it to authorize each device that we connect to this network.

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