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PPTP Mac OSX Manual Setup.

Last updated by Shayne M on December 12, 2013 08:27

How to configure PPTP with built-in client on Mac OS X

STEP 1

Click on System Preferences icon in dock. (Or available by pressing the Apple icon at the top left of your screen)

STEP 2

On System Preferences window, under Internet & Network, click on Network icon.

STEP 3

On the Network window, click the plus (+) button to create PPTP VPN connection.

STEP 4

For Interface, select VPN, for VPN Type, select PPTP, and for Service Name, type in VPN.S PPTP VPN. When done, click on Create button.

STEP 5

On the Network screen, for Server Name, enter pptp.vpnsecure.me, and for Account Name, enter your VPN.S username. When done, click on Authentication Settings... button. 

The Members area there is a listing of all Servers (Server Info) link under. By clicking on Show Server Information button, you can see list of all available server addresses which you can use to connect to.

STEP 6

For User Authentication, select Password, and enter your VPN.S account's password. When done, click on OK button, then click on Advanced... button.

STEP 7

Tick the box Send all traffic over VPN connection, then click on OK button.

STEP 8

Click on Apply button, then to connect to VPN.S PPTP VPN, click on Connect button.

STEP 9

Once you are connected, you will see Status: Connected, and to disconnect from VPN.S PPTP VPN, simply click on Disconnect button.

NOTE:

When using PPTP VPN over 3G connection, make sure proxy settings are disabled. As it's likely this protocol can't work over proxy.


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