SafeVPN L2TP setup example on Windows Vista

step 1

In Start menu start typing “network” and click on Network and Sharing Center.

Windows Vista L2TP setup example

step 2

Click on Set up a connection or network option.
Windows Vista L2TP setup example

step 3

Choose Connect to a workspace option and press Next.
Windows Vista L2TP setup example

step 4

Click on Use my Internet connection (VPN) option.
Windows Vista L2TP setup example

step 5

Under Internet address option put your server IP address (you can check correct server IP in Customer Area) and
for Destination name put any name, like SafeVPN(not critical, can be any name)
Windows Vista L2TP setup example

step 6

Check option Don’t connect now; just setup it up…
Windows Vista L2TP setup example

step 7

Press Create button.
Windows Vista L2TP setup example

step 8

You can close this window now.
Windows Vista L2TP setup example

step 9

Under Networking and Sharing Center click on Manage network connections option.
Windows Vista L2TP setup example

step 10

Right mouse click on SafeVPN connection and press Properties button
Under Options tab uncheck option Include Windows logon domain.
Windows Vista L2TP setup example

step 11

Under Networking tab click on Type of VPN list and choose L2TP IPsec VPN.
Windows Vista L2TP setup example

step 12

Click on IPsec settings button
Check option Use preshared key for authentication
Windows Vista L2TP setup example

step 13

Put your L2TP key under Key field and press Ok button.
Windows Vista L2TP setup example

step 14

Uncheck all except Internet Protocol Version 4, see image as example.
Click Ok to save all changes.
Windows Vista L2TP setup example

step 15

Find Network connections button in tray(near clock) and click on it, choose Connect to a network option
Windows Vista L2TP setup example

step 16

Choose SafeVPN connection and press Connect button.
Windows Vista L2TP setup example

step 17

Under User name – put your Username,
under Password – put your Password.
Check option Save this user name and password… if you would like to save username and password.
Windows will save user name and password so next time you would like connect will no need enter again.
Press Connect button to connect VPN.
Windows Vista L2TP setup example

step 18

During connection you can see status and steps of connection
Once connected you can close this window, use Close button.
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step 19

You can see SafeVPN connected under network connections
Once connected to VPN you have SafeVPN IP and can feel safe.
Windows Vista L2TP setup example

step 21

To disconnect VPN choose SafeVPN connection again need find Network connections button in tray(near clock)
click on it, choose Connect to a network option and press Disconnect.
Windows Vista L2TP setup example

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