SafeVPN L2TP setup example on Windows XP

step 1

Start from My computer
Right mouse click on My Network Places and choose Properties option

Windows XP L2TP setup example

step 2

Click on Create a new connection.
Windows XP L2TP setup example

step 3

To continue click Next
Windows XP L2TP setup example

step 4

Select Connect to network at my workplace option and press Next
Windows XP L2TP setup example

step 5

Select Virtual Private Network connection option and press Next
Windows XP L2TP setup example

step 6

Under Company name put SafeVPN L2TP(it’s not critical – you can choose any name).
Press Next button
Windows XP L2TP setup example

step 7

Under Host name put your server IP address and press Next button. You can check correct server IP in Customer Area!
Windows XP L2TP setup example

step 8

Check box Add shortcut on desktop… if you need icon on desktop for this connection
and press Finish button
Windows XP L2TP setup example

step 9

Click Properties
Windows XP L2TP setup example

step 10

Under Security tab click on IPSec settings button
Windows XP L2TP setup example

step 11

Check the box Use pre-shared key for authentication and
under Key put your L2TP key. Click Ok to save key.
Windows XP L2TP setup example

step 12

Under Networking click on Type of VPN.
Windows XP L2TP setup example

step 13

in list choose L2TP IPsec VPN type
Windows XP L2TP setup example

step 14

Uncheck all option except Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) should be enabled!
Press Ok to save connection changes.
Windows XP L2TP setup example

step 15

Under User name put your Username you can check correct details in Cstomer Area
and under Password put your Password.
Windows XP L2TP setup example

step 16

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 XP L2TP setup example

step 17

Once connected to VPN you will see message about successfull connection in tray(near clock).
Windows XP L2TP setup example

step 18

Again click on VPN connection icon and you will able Disconnect VPN connection
Windows XP L2TP setup example

step 19

You can connect VPN using desktop icon, if you create such one
Windows XP L2TP setup example

step 20

or can connect from Network connections
Windows XP L2TP setup example

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