SafeVPN L2TP setup example on MAC OS X 10.5/10.6/10.7

This L2TP setup example fully compatible with MAC OS X 10.5, 10.6 and 10.7

step 1

Start from System Preferences…

Mac OS 10.5/10.6/10.7 L2TP setup example

step 2

Click on Network in System Preferences window.
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step 3

Press + to add new connection.
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step 4

You should see pop down menu now. Check next step
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step 5

Under Interface choose VPN option
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step 6

Under VPN type choose L2TP over IPsec option
and fill Service Name as SafeVPN (L2TP). That’s not critical – you can choose any name.
Press Create button
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step 7

Under Server address put your server IP, you can check correct settings in Customer Area
and under Account name put your Username
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step 8

Click on Authentication settings… button
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step 9

Under Password put your VPN password
and under Shared secret put your L2TP key.
Press Ok to save details.
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step 10

Press Advanced button now.
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step 11

Check the box Send all traffic over VPN connection and click Ok.
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step 12

Use Apply button to save VPN connection settings.
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step 13

VPN configured – you’re star!
You can connect VPN using Connect button
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step 14

Once connected you can see your VPN IP address and connection status
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step 15

To disconnect VPN use Disconnect button
It’s pretty simple to use SafeVPN, use Connect/Disconnect button once you need it.
Mac OS 10.5/10.6/10.7 L2TP setup example

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