How to Setup IKEv2 or L2TP service for Mac OSX

Click on the Apple icon at the upper left of your screen and select ‘System Preferences’

PPTP Setup

Select your connection (typically Airport or Ethernet) and click the ‘+’ icon

Mac network preferences

From the ‘Interface’ drop-down select ‘VPN’ for the connection you are using

Select PPTP for Mac

From the ‘VPN Type’ drop-down select ‘L2TP’ or ‘IKEv2’

Installing PTPP on Mac OSX

Click on ‘Configuration’ then ‘Add Configuration’

PPTP configuration

Enter a name for your IKEv2 or L2TP connection

Enter the server name we provided in your setup email

If using L2TP, click ‘Advanced’ and enter the preshared key we provided in the setup email

Enter your SurfBouncer user name

Click ‘Authentication Settings’

Enter PPTP user name

Enter your SurfBouncer Password

Click ‘OK’

Click ‘Apply’

Click on ‘Advanced” and check the ‘Send all Traffic’ box and exit.

Enter PPTP password

Now Click ‘Connect’ to start the connection

Connect to PPTP on Mac OSX

Once it shows connected, you are on the VPN. Click ‘Disconnect’ to end your session.

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