The Tailscale integration integrates the Tailscale API with Home Assistant; giving you the possibility to monitor and automate on the state of the devices in your Tailscale VPN network (Tailnet).
This integration DOES NOT make your Home Assistant accessible via Tailscale VPN remotely!
If you want to access your Home Assistant instance remotely, you will need to install Tailscale itself on your own. For instructions on how to do this, please consult the Tailscale documentation.
To use the Tailscale integration, you will need to obtain an API key, you can create one in the Tailscale Admin Panel.
Additionally, you will need to know the Tailnet name of your Tailscale network. You can find it in the top left corner in the Tailscale Admin Panel (beside the Tailscale logo).
Adding Tailscale to your Home Assistant instance can be done via the user interface, by using this My button:
If the above My button doesn’t work, you can also perform the following steps manually: