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How to setup L2TP VPN on Mac

This detailed guide will show you how to connect to our L2TP servers using your Mac OS.

This guide was done from Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.8 The steps should generally be the same with all other versions of Mac OS.

Click on the Mac logo and then System Preferences.

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Click on Network in the Internet & Wireless section.

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Click the “+” sign to create a new service.

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Set the Interface as VPN, VPN Type as L2TP over IPSecand enter the Service Name (the preferred name. Make sure it’s something you can remember) and then click Create.

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Enter Server Address as our server IP or Hostname, Account Name as your server access username and click Authentication Settings.

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Enter your server access password in the Password field and your Shared Secret in small letters as vpn then click OK.

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Check Show VPN status in menu bar, click Advanced and check Send all traffic over VPN connection then hit OK.

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Click Connect and then Apply. Your Mac should now be connecting to our Free L2TP server.

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Thats it! You have finished setting up L2TP on your Mac OS.

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