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How to Setup PPTP VPN on Mac OS

How to setup PPTP VPN on Mac OSX with TorGuard

This tutorial will show how in a few steps one can setup a PPTP VPN connection on Mac OSX using the system's built in support.

1.) To begin, click the apple logo in the top left corner and select "system preferences".

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2.) Click "Network" icon under Internet and Network as seen below.

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3.) Click the + icon in the bottom left corner to add a new VPN Network

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4.) Under Interface, click the drop down and select VPN.

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5.) Under VPN Type, select PPTP:

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6.) Under Service Name, Type the label for the TorGuard VPN Your connecting to. Example: TorGuard VPN, when finished, click create.

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7.) Under Server Adress, enter the IP or Hostname of the TorGuard VPN server you wish to connect to. This list can be found under My Servers in your account area. Under Account Name, type your VPN Username you selected. 

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8.) Click the Authentication Settings button, and under password enter your TorGuard VPN password. NOT your account area password.

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9.) Lastly, click advanced and check "Send all traffic over VPN". To save your VPN settings, click the apply button.

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10.) Now to connect. In the top right click the network icon, and select connect under your newly created VPN network.

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11.) That's it! Your now connected via PPTP VPN to your TorGuard VPN service.

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