Windows Vista L2TP VPN setup tutorial


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


 

Go to the Start Menu and select Connect To
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Now click Set up a connection or network.
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A new windows will appear. Choose Connect to a workplace.
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Choose Use my Internet Connection (VPN).
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Type the name or IP address of a HeadVPN server ( you will find the available servers list under your Client Area ).


Enter HeadVPN as the name of VPN connection in the destination name box (you can name it as you want). Then click Next.

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Enter your HeadVPN username and password for the VPN access. And click Connect


If you see the message You are connected it means that you have successfully setup the HeadVPN connection.


Now, you can see HeadVPN connection in the Connect to a network screen. Right click on it and select Properties from the menu.

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Go to Security tab and on Type of VPN select L2TP/IPsec option. Click on IPsec Settings…
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Select Use preshared key for authentication and type headvpn into the Key field. Click OK


And once again OK to save the settings


To connect to HeadVPN server double click on the connection icon and press the Connect button.


To disconnect right click on the connection icon and select Disconnect from the menu.


You are DONE!

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Enjoy HeadVPN service!