How to setup vpn tunnel in Mac OS

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To setup vpn in Mac OS you need to do the next:

  1. Click the apple logo, then click System Preferences
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  2. Select Network icon under the Internet & Network
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  3. On this step if you can see a locked padlock in the bottom left, click on it. Otherwise go to the step 5.
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  4. Enter your password in the dialog box
  5. Click on the little + icon that is above the padlock
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  6. Select VPN From the drop down.
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  7. Select PPTP from the VPN Type box
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  8. Enter vpn name and click Create
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  9. Enter the Server Address that you received from http://vpn-account.com in e-mail, and your username.
    Server address must be exactly as in your account data (without http://, www or any other symbols).
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  10. Click Advanced button and tick ‘Send all traffic over VPN connection’
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  11. Click on the Authentication Settings button, and enter your password (that you received from vpn account)
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  12. Click the Apply button to save the changes.
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  13. In the top right of your screen, click the token icon that looks like this. From that, a menu will drop down. Click on the Connect link for your company name. This will initiate the VPN connection.
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  14. If you did everything correctly, you should be connected in a few seconds, and a timer will start showing you how long you have been connected to vpn
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