Mac OS L2TP/IPsec VPN setup tutorial


Here you will find how to setup L2TP/IPsec VPN protocol on Mac OS. Setting up HeadVPN access under Mac OS is simple. The following instructions go step-by-step through the creation process of a L2TP/IPsec VPN connection.


Go to main menu and select System Preferences… (1)
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Choose Network (2)
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Press “+” to add new connection (3).
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Interface: VPN (4).

VPN Type: L2TP over IPSec (5).

Give a name for this connection, for example: HeadVPN L2TP (6).

Press Create (7).

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In Server Address box introduce the server name you want to connect (8), for example: us4.headvpn.com

Type your VPN username (9) and press Authentication Settings (10).

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Type your VPN Password (11) and Shared Secret key: headvpn (12). Press OK (13).
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Press Advanced… (13)
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Check all settings as it shown in the image bellow (14).
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Now you can connect to HeadVPN network. Choose from the list of connection your new HeadVPN L2TP (15).
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Check you connection status in Network Settings.

You are DONE !

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Enjoy HeadVPN service!