Connect to Windows L2TP VPN Server

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by minato, May 24, 2013.

  1. minato macrumors newbie

    May 24, 2013

    I have L2TP.reg (windows registery defination) file.
    How connect to L2TP VPN on mac from L2TP file referances ?

  2. satcomer macrumors 603


    Feb 19, 2008
    The Finger Lakes Region
    Just use System preferences->Network pane, + symbol, choose VPN (L2TP over IPSec) and then put in your info and save the new connection and select it when wanting to connect to it.
  3. jameshouston135 Suspended


    Feb 12, 2016
    This tutorial shows how to setup a L2TP connection on Mac OS.

    Step 1. Open System Preferences and click onto Network.

    Step 2. Click the + button on the network connections panel.
    Step 3. From the drop down menu select VPN followed by L2TP then click Create.
    Step 5. Enter the server that you wish to connect (The Server address will be different, depending on the package you own.
    Step 6. Click the Authentication Settings and enter your Password and for Shared Secred input: ibVPNsharedPSK! and then click OK.
    Step 7. Click the Advanced button.
    Step 8. Tick send all traffic over VPN connection, press OK.
    Step 9. Click Apply.
    Step 10. Leave the Show VPN status in menu bar box ticked and press Connect.
    Step 11. You should be able to Connect/Disconnect to the server from the menu bar.
    If you have any problems connecting to the ibVPN service please open a support ticket

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