L2TP over IPSec Protocol for MacOS X

This tutorial will show you how to manually setup FastestVPN using Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) over IPSec on macOS X

MacOS Compatibility:

  • Mac OS 10.5 and later versions


Step #1: Click on the “Apple” logo and select “System Preferences”
VPN Type: MAC VPN L2TP


Step #2: Click on “Network”
VPN Type: MAC VPN L2TP


Step #3: Click on the “+” sign to add a VPN Connection. Then select options as following:

  • Interface: VPN
  • VPN Type: L2TP over IPSec
  • Service Name: FastestVPN_L2TP (or whatever name you like for your VPN connection)

Click on “Create”
VPN Type: MAC VPN L2TP


Step #4: Now select the “FastestVPN_L2TP” VPN profile and enter the following details:

  • Server Address: Your desired L2TP server address as in this case Norway server address: “nr.jumptoserver.com”. Click here to get the complete list of L2TP server addresses
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  • Account Name: Your FastestVPN Username

Click on “Authentication Settings” button

VPN Type: MAC VPN L2TP


Step #5: Enter following details:

  • Password: Your FastestVPN Password
  • Shared Secret: Type psk123

Click on “OK”
VPN Type: MAC VPN L2TP


Step #6: Now click on “Advanced…”
VPN Type: MAC VPN L2TP


Step #7: Check mark “Send all traffic over VPN connection” and press “OK”
VPN Type: MAC VPN L2TP


Step #8: Check mark “Show VPN status in menu bar”.
Click on “Apply” and press the “Connect” button.
VPN Type: MAC VPN L2TP


You are Connected to FastestVPN via L2TP over IPSec protocol.
VPN Type: MAC VPN L2TP

 

How to Disconnect:

Click on the VPN name which is connected and click on the Disconnect button.
VPN Type: MAC VPN L2TP


Useful Tip:

You can create multiple L2TP over IPSec VPN profiles and connect to the one when needed.
VPN Type: MAC VPN L2TP


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