VPN and Parallels

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by Trematix, Jul 21, 2015.

  1. Trematix macrumors newbie

    Sep 26, 2014

    Not sure if anyone can help or possibly guide me in this situation. I have a 2013 Mac Air running parallels. I've installed my VPN software since you can only run it in a windows environment. It doesn't seem to be working. I even reinstalled several times. It doesn't seem to load the hostchecker and java apps. Any ideas?

  2. ocabj macrumors 6502a


    Jul 2, 2009
    You installed a VPN client within Windows running in an Parallels VM?

    Just note that this is only going to tunnel the data coming from within the Parallels VM, and not your OS X parent OS.

    As far as it not connecting, it should. The only thing I would check for is firewalls blocking the outbound ports to the VPN server, either at the guest level or the parent level (or at the network device level).

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