How to set up the L2TP VPN connection on Mac OS

Step 1. Open System Preferences.

Click on the Network.

Open System Preferences

Step 2. Click the + button.

The “+” button is located in the network connections panel.

Click + button

Step 3. Select VPN followed by L2TP.

From the drop-down menu select VPN followed by L2TP then click Create.

Select VPN L2TP

Step 4. Enter the VPN server.

Enter the VPN server that you wish to connect (the Server address will be different, depending on the package you own.

Enter ibVPN Server

Step 5. Click the Authentication Settings.

Enter your Password (VPN Password from VPN control panel) and for Shared Secret input: highproxies and then click OK.

Click Authentication Settings

Step 6. Click the Advanced button.

Step 7. Tick send all traffic over VPN connection, press OK.

Step 8. Click Apply.

Step 9. VPN Status.

Leave the Show VPN status in menu bar box ticked and press Connect.

Step 10. Connect/Disconnect.

You should be able to Connect/Disconnect to the server from the menu bar.

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