L2TP over IPSEC under Mac OS X (10.11 El Capitan)

  • Go to System Preferences
  • Go to the Network menu.
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Use the Plus key to create a new connection. Select the VPN connection and the L2TP connection type via IPSec as described above and assign a suitable service name (in the example VPN TU Wien). Then click on...

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  • Enter the VPN server address for the new connection: vpn.tuwien.ac.at
  • For user name please use your UserID including the appropriate realm:


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Now click on Authentication Settings. For User Authentication, select Password and enter your personal password. For computer identification...

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If necessary, the order of the connections (Service Order) in the network must still be adapted. Then click OK.

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Then click Apply. Now you can connect to the VPN server of the TU Wien at any time via the status bar.

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