Windows 7, 8 L2TP/IPSec (Manual Setup)

Open the Network and Sharing Center.

Right click the Network symbol in the taskbar. Click Open Network and Sharing Center.



Creating a new VPN connection


Creating a new VPN connection

Select New Connection or Network.

Creating a new VPN connection


Creating a new VPN connection

Select Connect to a Workplace.

Creating a new VPN connection


Creating a new VPN connection

Select Use my Internet Connection (VPN).

Creating a new VPN connection


Creating a new VPN connection

Enter your chosen VPN server name from TUVPN Network, a description like TUVPN L2TP and make sure to select Don't connect now.


Creating a new VPN connection


Creating a new VPN connection

Enter your VPN username and password (sent to you in Activation Email).


Creating a new VPN connection


Creating a new VPN connection

Do NOT click Connect now. Instead, close the window.

Creating a new VPN connection


Configure L2TP/IPSEC

Click the Network icon in the task bar and select the VPN Connection (TUVPN L2TP) you just created. Click Connect to open its connection dialog.

Configure L2TP/IPSEC


Configure L2TP/IPSEC

Before we actually connect, we want to make a few adjustments. Click Properties.

Configure L2TP/IPSEC


Configure L2TP/IPSEC

The first tab only shows the VPN Server to connect. Enter your chosen VPN server name from TUVPN Network.

Configure L2TP/IPSEC


Configure L2TP/IPSEC

On the Options tab, please un-check Include Windows logon domain option.

Configure L2TP/IPSEC


Configure L2TP/IPSEC

On the Security tab, please select L2TP as the Type of VPN.

Select Data encryption as Required Encryption and uncheck CHAP.

Also be sure that you have only selected MS-CHAP v2.


Configure L2TP/IPSEC


Configure L2TP/IPSEC

Click Advanced Settings, select Use Pre-Shared Key authentication.

Enter Pre-Shared key as "tuvpn123" without the quotes.

Configure L2TP/IPSEC


Configure L2TP/IPSEC

On the Networking tab, please un-check File and Printer Sharing option.

Configure L2TP/IPSEC


Connect

We are now ready to connect. Because of the changes we have made, Windows may ask you again to fill in your VPN username and password.

NOTE: There are some known issues with Windows7 and L2TP/IPSec, if you get error 798 when connecting. Please restart the following 2 services found in
Start menu-> Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> Services :

  •  IKE and AuthIP IPsec Keying Modules
  •  IPsec Policy Agent

Connect


Connected

You should now be connected to TUVPN.COM via L2TP/IPSEC !

Connected !


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