L2TP over IPSec Protocol for MacOS X

MacOS Compatibility

  • Leopard (10.5)
  • Snow Leopard (10.6)
  • Lion (10.7)
  • Mountain Lion (10.8)
  • Mavericks (10.9)
  • Yosemite (10.10)
  • El Capitan (10.11)
  • Sierra (10.12)
  • High Sierra (10.13)

For VPN for MacOS X 10.11 and onwards FastestVPN‘s MacOS X client application is recommended.


Step #1: Click on the “Apple” icon and select “System Preferences”

System Preferences



Step #2: Click on “Network”

Network


Step #3: Select the “+” sign to add the VPN Connection

VPN Connection


Step #4: Select options as following:

  • Interface: “VPN”
  • VPN Type: “L2TP over IPSec”
  • Service Name: “FastestVPN_L2TP”

Click on “Create”

VPN Type: L2TP over IPSec


Step #5: Now select the “FastestVPN_L2TP” VPN profile and enter the following details:

  • Server Address: Your desired server address. Please click here to get the complete list of VPN server addresses.
  • Account Name: Your Username provided by FastestVPN.
  • Password: Your Password provided by FastestVPN.

VPN Server Address


Step #6: Click on “Authentication Settings” button and enter following details:

  • Password: Your Password provided by FastestVPN
  • Shared Secret: Insert “psk123”

Click on “OK”

Authentication Settings


Step #7: Click on “Advanced…” button and check “Send all traffic over VPN connection” box and press “OK”

Send all traffic over VPN connection


Step #8: Click on “Apply”, check “Show VPN status in menu bar” box and press the “Connect” button to create a VPN connection.

Show VPN status in menu bar


Step #9: You are now connected. Enjoy complete internet freedom!

VPN connected