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How to setup L2TP VPN on MAC

Setting up vpn access over L2TP under Mac OSX is quick and easy. The following instructions will take you step by step in setting up your account.

1. Open system preferences and click onto 'Network'.

Mac OSX 10.6 L2TP VPN setup


2. Click the '+' button on the network connections pane.

VPNUK Mac OSX Setup Guide for L2TP


3. From the drop-down menu select 'VPN' followed by 'L2TP' then click 'Create'.

VPNUK L2TP setup instructions for Mac Snow Leopard


4. Enter the TorGuard server IP of your choice or one of our hostnames found here https://torguard.net/network/ - enter this into the 'Server Address' field and the VPN username in the 'Account Name' field then click the 'Authentication Settings' button.

Mac OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard L2TP VPN setup


5. Enter your 'Password' and the Shared Secret "torguard" then click 'OK'.

VPNUK L2TP setup for Mac OSX


6. Click 'Apply'

Mac Snow Leopard L2TP VPN Setup


7. Click the 'Advanced' button.

Mac OSX Snow Leopard L2TP setup


8. Tick 'send all traffic over VPN connection', press 'OK'.

Mac OSX Snow Leopard L2TP setup


9. Click 'Apply'

Mac Snow Leopard L2TP VPN Setup


10. Leave the 'Show VPN status in menu bar' box ticked and press 'Connect'

Connecting L2TP Mac OSX

11. Finished! You can Connect/Disconnect to the server from the menu bar.



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