Mac OS VPN setup Tutorial

  • 1. Choose Apple, System Preferences, and then click Network.
  • 2. Click Add (+) at the bottom of the network connection services list. (if the lock at the bottom left hand corner of that window is locked, click it to activate the settings for Network)
  • 3. Choose VPN from the "Interface" pop-up menu. "VPN Type" now shows up below this pop-up-menu. * Choose "PPTP" from the "VPN Type" pop-up menu. * Type in "AliveVPN" for the "Service Name".
  • 4. Type in "" for the "Server Address". * Type in your username for "Account Name". * Choose "Automatic (128 bit or 40 bit)" for "Encryption".
  • 5. Click the Authentication Settings button. * Type in your password for the field that says "Password:" and click OK.
  • 6. Click on the "Advanced..." button.
  • 7. In the "Options" tab, make sure "Send all traffic over VPN connection" is marked and click OK.
  • 8. Make sure "Show VPN status in menu bar" is marked and click "Apply".
  • 9. To connect, click on the "Connect" button. You should now be connected to the VPN network.