MAC OS X 10.5 L2TP/IPSEC

System Preferences

Open System Preferences.

System Preferences


Network

Open Network folder.

Network


Add Network Connection

Click on the '+' symbol to add a network connection

Add Network Connection


Create VPN Interface

As Interface, select VPN.

Create VPN Interface


Create a Connection

In VPN Type, select L2TP.

Type the service name that you want (i.e. VPN).

Create a Connection


Connection Parameters

For Shared IP VPN Service Users: In Server Address, select the TUVPN server node to which you want to connect.

For Dedicated IP VPN Service Users: In Server Address, You MUST choose the VPN Server for which you have subscribed

In Account Name, enter the TUVPN username that was sent to you in the email entitled 'TUVPN.COM Service Activation'.

Next, click on Authentication Settings.

Connection Parameters


VPN Password

Type in the VPN password that we sent to you in the email with tittle  'TUVPN.COM Service Activation'.

As shared secret type 'tuvpn123' witthout the quotes.

Then click OK.

VPN Password


All Traffic Over VPN

Click on Advanced to access further connection settings.

Make sure that the box entitled 'Send all traffic over VPN connection' is ticked. Click OK.

Additionally you can check 'Use verbose logging'. This will provide useful information to troubleshoot any issue that could arise.



 

All Traffic Over VPN


Connect to Your VPN Service.

Press the Apply button first, and then Connect.

You should now be connected!

Connection Status at the top of the Network window should read 'Connected' , and the connection list on the left hand side of the Network window should show TUVPN as 'Connected'.

Connect to Your VPN Service.


Confirm You Are Connected.

If you wish to confirm that you really are now enjoying new freedoms, security and anonymity on the Internet, go to an IP Identification site (e.g www.whatismyipaddress.com) where you can see that your IP is now a TUVPN server node in an entirely new location....and probably a new country!

Confirm You Are Connected.


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