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    How to Set up the PPTP VPN connection on Mac OS

     

    Step 1. Open System preferences and click onto Network.
     

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    Step 2
    . Click the + button on the network connections pane.
     

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    Step 3
    . From the drop down menu select VPN followed by PPTP then click Create.
     

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    Step 4
    . Enter the NetflixVPN server that you wish to connect (The Server address will be depending on the package you own. To check all the available servers, please check the member area section) input itinto the Server Address field and your account Username (your registered email address) in the Account Name field.
     

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    Step 5
    . Click the Authentication Settings and enter your Password (VPN Password from member area) and click OK.
     

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    1. Click the Advanced button.

    2. Tick Send all traffic over VPN connection, press OK.

    3. Click Apply.

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

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

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    How to Set up the L2TP VPN connection on Mac OS

     

    Step 1. Open System Preferences and click onto Network.

     

    Step 2. Click the + button on the network connections panel.

     

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    Step 3.
     From the drop down menu select VPN followed by L2TP then click Create.

     

    Step 5. Enter the NetflixVPN server that you wish to connect (The Server address will be different, depending on the package you own. 

    To check all the available servers, please check the member area section) into the Server Address field and your account Username (Email address) in the Account Name field.

     

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    Step 6.
     Click the Authentication Settings and enter your Password (VPN Password from member area) and for Shared Secred input: widevpn and then click OK.

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    Step 7.
     Click the Advanced button.
     

    Step 8. Tick send all traffic over VPN connection, press OK.
     

    Step 9. Click Apply.
     

    Step 10. Leave the Show VPN status in menu bar box ticked and press Connect.
     

    Step 11. You should be able to Connect/Disconnect to the server from the menu bar.

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    How to setup Mac OS X Built-In Cisco VPN

     

    As an alternative to downloading the Cisco VPN client for Mac OS X, you can also use the built in IPSec version found on your machine. This might be more convenient for those who wish to avoid installing additional software.

    You will need an Account in order to access the VPN.

     

    1. Head over to your System Preferences and to the Network Settings. 

    System Preferences > Network 

     

    2. Add a New interface. 
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    3. Input the following settings: 
    Interface: VPN 
    VPN Type: Cisco IPSec 
    Service Name: This can be anything, I left the default. 


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    4. Edit the new interface details as follows: 
    Server Address: your vpn server
    Account Name: Your vpn account
    Password: Your vpn password


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    5. Click on the Authentication Settings... button as shown above. 
    Both the Shared Secret and Group Name should be entered as:  widevpn


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    Hit OK and now you should be able to press Connect. This will prompt you for your password and after a successful authentication, you will now be connected to the  VPN.

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    How to setup Mac OS X Built-In IKEV2 VPN

     

    As an alternative to downloading the IKEV2 VPN client for Mac OS X, you can also use the built in IPSec version found on your machine. This might be more convenient for those who wish to avoid installing additional software.

    You will need an Account in order to access the VPN.

     

    1. Head over to your System Preferences and to the Network Settings. 

    System Preferences > Network 

     

    2. Add a New interface. 
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    3. Input the following settings: 
    Interface: VPN 
    VPN Type: IKEV2 
    Service Name: This can be anything, I left the default. 


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    4. Enter Server Address and Server Address as Remote ID. Then click on Authentication Settings.


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    5. Select Username as Authentication Setting and enter your credentials.


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    Hit OK and now you should be able to press Connect. This will prompt you for your password and after a successful authentication, you will now be connected to the  VPN.


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    How to setup Mac OS X Built-In OPENVPN

     

    Download Tunnelblick From https://tunnelblick.net/downloads.html


    Tunnelblick provides free, user-friendly control of OpenVPN client connections for Mac OS.

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     Launch Tunnelblick  When installation finished, Click Quit.

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    login member center, Download Config Files for widevpn FullVPN Network 


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     You may see a dialogue box: Tunnelblick needs to repair ownership/permissions of the program to secure it. Type your password to allow Tunnelblick to make changes. If so, enter your computer’s admininstrator username and password and click OK. Then exit Tunnelblick totally.macopenvpn-4.png

    Select all Mac OS configuration files and double-click on one (An administrator username and password will be required). By doing this, you will add the servers to the Tunnelblick server list.


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    Find the Tunnelblick icon in your menu bar (top right). Click on the Tunnelblick icon to bring down the dropdown menu and you will see the list of our servers.

    Enter you VPN credentials, mark the box Save in Keychain and click Ok.


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    You are connected to VPN. To disconnect click on the Tunnelblick icon in your menu bar and select Disconnect from the drop down menu.


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