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tailscale up

Connects the client to the Tailscale network. In version 1.8 and above, command line arguments are stored and reused until they're overwritten or --reset is called. More information: https://tailscale.com/kb/admin/.

  • Connect to Tailscale:

sudo tailscale up

  • Connect and offer the current machine to be an exit node for internet traffic:

sudo tailscale up --advertise-exit-node

  • Connect using a specific node for internet traffic:

sudo tailscale up --exit-node={{exit_node_ip}}

  • Connect and block incoming connections to the current node:

sudo tailscale up --shields-up

  • Connect and don't accept DNS configuration from the admin panel (defaults to true):

sudo tailscale up --accept-dns={{false}}

  • Connect and configure Tailscale as a subnet router:

sudo tailscale up --advertise-routes={{10.0.0.0/24}},{{10.0.1.0/24}}

  • Connect and accept subnet routes from Tailscale:

sudo tailscale up --accept-routes

  • Reset unspecified settings to their default values and connect:

sudo tailscale up --reset