How to configure L2TP VPN on Mac?

Connect to your VPN from your Mac

Follow the steps listed below to take advantage of your VPN product and surf using a secured connection.

Prerequisites

  • Access to your Funio Hub
  • An Apple computer with macOS
  • A VPN plan at Funio

Completion of the task: 15 minutes

Expertise: beginner

How to do it?

  1. Log in to your Funio Hub
  2. Navigate to Services > My Services
  3. Find your VPN product and click its Status
  4. Take note of your Username and Password, which will be needed later
  5. Click the Available Servers button on the left hand side.
  6. Take note of the IP address for the server you wish to connect on.
  7. On your Mac, choose Apple menu -> System Preferences, then click Network.
  8. Click the “Add” (+) button in the bottom left,
    a. Then click the Interface pop-up menu, and choose VPN.
    b. Click the VPN Type pop-up menu, then choose L2TP via IPSec.
    c. Give the VPN service a name, then click Create.
  9. Enter the server address (the IP address from step 6) and the account name (Username) for the VPN connection.
  10. Click Authentication Settings… then enter your Password and Shared Secret: Time4vps and click OK
  11. Check the box “Show VPN status in menu bar” to use the VPN status icon to connect to the network and switch between VPN services.
  12. Now click the Advanced… button and Check the option to Send all traffic over VPN connection and click OK.
  13. Now click the cogwheel in the bottom left and choose Set Service Order and then slide the VPN service to be the first on the list.
  14. Connect to your VPN and you’re finished!

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