Mac OS

Setup Instructions For Mac

                           

 

MAC OS X 10.7 Lion (PPTP)
  1. Open 'System Preferences' (select the Apple icon in the upper left-hand corner and the System Preferences)
  2. Select 'Network' under the 'Internet and Wireless' category
  3. Click the '+' icon on the sidebar. Please Note: If you can't click the '+' (plus sign), click the padlock icon next to 'Click the lock to make changes'. Enter the password for an administrator account on your Mac, and then click 'OK'.
  4. Selecting the VPN Type:
    • As the Interface, select 'VPN'.
    • As the VPN Type, select 'PPTP'.
    • As the Service Name, enter 'Liberty VPN' or anything else you may want to name it.
    • Click 'Create'.
  5. Configuring the default settings:
    • Leave the Configuration drop-down option as 'Default'.
    • Server Address: Enter the server IP address provided in welcome email.
    • Account Name: Enter your VPN username from welcome email.
    • If you are the only user of your machine: Select 'Authentication Settings' and enter your password under 'Password'. Click 'OK'.
    • If not already selected, select 'Show VPN status in menu bar'.
  6. Click 'Apply'.
  7. You may now securely connect via Wi-Fi or an Ethernet connection to our service by clicking 'Connect'.

MAC OS X 10.7 Lion (L2TP)
  1. From the Apple menu, select 'System Preferences'. When the System Preferences window opens, from the View menu, select 'Network'.
  2. Near the bottom left corner of the Network window click the '+' (plus sign). Please Note: If you can't click the '+' (plus sign), click the padlock icon next to 'Click the lock to make changes'. Enter the password for an administrator account on your Mac, and then click 'OK'.
    • In the sheet that appears, next to 'Interface', choose 'VPN'.
    • Next to 'VPN Type', choose 'L2TP over IPSec'.
    • As the Service Name, enter 'Liberty VPN' or anything else you may want to name it.
    • Click 'Create'.
  3. In the 'Server Address' field, enter the appropriate server IP address that is provided in the welcome email.
  4. In the 'Account Name' field, type your VPN username we provided you in the welcome emiail.
  5. Click 'Authentication Settings'. In the 'User Authentication' section, make sure Password is selected, and then enter your VPN password
  6. In the 'Machine Authentication' section, make sure Shared Secret is selected, and enter the L2TP 'Shared Secret' provided in the welcome email.
  7. Click 'OK'.
  8. Click 'Advanced'. Under the 'Options' tab, make sure 'Send all traffic over VPN connection' is checked, and then click 'OK'.
  9. Click 'Apply' to make a VPN connection and click 'Connect'.

To display a small VPN icon in the upper right corner of your screen, leave Show VPN status in menu bar checked. You can then click this icon and select from several options in the pull-down menu, rather than having to access VPN options from System Preferences.


MAC OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard (PPTP)
  1. Click on 'Network' under System Preferences.
  2. Click the '+' sign to create a new service.
  3. From the Interface pop down menu choose 'VPN'. VPN Type: L2TP IPSec or PPTP.
  4. Change the Service Name to 'Liberty VPN' or whatever you like and then click 'Create'.
  5. Click 'Authentication Settings'.
  6. Put your server address, login and shared secret from your welcome email. Click 'Apply'.
  7. Click Advanced (after apply!) and check the box 'Send all traffic over VPN connection'.
  8. Click DNS and add the DNS servers by using the '+' sign, you need two 208.67.222.222 and 208.67.220.220. After you add them click 'OK'.
  9. Click the box 'Show VPN status in menu bar' so you can easily connect and disconnect, and now hit the connect button to connect to your VPN.

MAC OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard (L2TP)
  1. Click on 'Network' under System Preferences
  2. Click the '+' sign to create a new service
  3. From the Interface pop down menu choose 'VPN'. VPN Type: L2TP IPSec or PPTP
  4. Change the Service Name to 'Liberty VPN'or whatever you like and then click 'Create'
  5. Click 'Authentication Settings'
  6. Put your server address, login and shared secret from your welcome email. Click Apply
  7. Click Advanced (after apply!) and check the box 'Send all traffic over VPN connection'
  8. Click DNS and add the DNS servers by using the '+' sign, you need two 208.67.222.222 and 208.67.220.220 After you add them click 'OK'
  9. Click the box 'Show VPN status in menu bar' so you can easily connect and disconnect, and now hit the connect button to connect to your VPN.

Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard (PPTP)
  1. Click on the Apple Menu > System Preferences > Network.
  2. Click on the '+' button to add a new Network Connection.
  3. In the next window, select/input the following: For Interface, select VPN. For VPN Type, select PPTP For Service Name, type in Liberty VPN
  4. In the next window enter the following information: For Server address, type in address given to you. For Account Name, type in your login given to you.
  5. Click 'Apply'
  6. Click the Advanced button and under the Options tab make sure to check Send all traffic over VPN. Hit OK
  7. You have successfully setup your PPTP VPN connection in Mac OS X Leopard.
  8. If internet traffic is not being sent over the VPN then go to System Preferences->Network and click on your VPN connection. Click the 'Advanced...' button, and in the 'Options' tab make sure that 'Send all traffic over VPN connection' is checked.

Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard (L2TP)
  1. Click on System Preferences in the apple menu and then click on ‘Network’ that is located under ‘Internet & Network’.
  2. On the bottom left, if the lock icon looks ‘locked’, click on it and type in your Administrator Name and password.
  3. Click the '+' icon to make a new VPN connection. A new window appears. Click on the 'Interface' menu to see the list of choices. Select VPN.
  4. Now change the ‘VPN type’ and select ‘L2TP IPSec VPN’ and for ‘service name’ name it something like Liberty VPN. Click ‘Create’.
  5. Now you can start entering your VPN account information and when done, click on ‘Authentication settings’. - Configuration: Default
    - Server address: In the welcome email
    - Account name: Username found in welcome email.
    - Encryption: Automatic
  6. In the ‘Authentication Settings’ window fill in the settings and press ‘OK’.
    - User Authentication: Enter you password found in the Welcome email
    - Machine Authentication: enter the shared secret found in email
  7. Click Advanced and make sure ‘Send all traffic over VPN connection’ is checked and now click ‘OK’.
  8. Check the box to ‘Show VPN status in menu bar’ for easy access later and now Click ‘Apply’ to save the settings.
  9. Connect by selecting your VPN connection in the connection list and click the ‘Connect’ button.

Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger (PPTP)
  1. Open the 'Applications' folder by going to the Finder and choosing 'New Finder Window' from the 'File' menu. Click on the 'Applications' icon, then scroll down until you see the 'Internet Connect' icon.
  2. Double-click on the 'Internet Connect' icon. You should see a new window.
  3. Next, go to the 'File' menu and select 'New VPN Connection Window.' Click 'PPTP,' then click 'Continue.'
  4. Enter the information. In the 'Server Address.' box type the IP address. Enter username & Password. Encryption should be set to Automatic and 'Enable VPN on demand' should be unchecked
  5. Click the 'OK' button. Your configuration is saved, and you're ready to connect!

Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger (L2TP)
  1. First, open the 'Applications' folder by going to the Finder and choosing 'New Finder Window' from the 'File' menu. Click on the 'Applications' icon, then swiss replica watches scroll down until you see the 'Internet Connect' icon.
  2. Double-click on the 'Internet Connect' icon. You should see a new window.
  3. Next, go to the 'File' menu and select 'New VPN Connection Window.' Click 'L2TP over IPsec,' then click 'Continue.'
  4. On the next screen click the 'Other' popup menu, then select 'Edit Configurations.'
  5. In the Description box type 'Liberty VPN L2TP' in the 'Server Address.' box type the IP address. Enter username & Password. In the Shared Secret box type 'secureserver' . 'Enable VPN on demand' should be unchecked.
  6. Click the 'OK' button. Your configuration is saved, and you're ready to connect!