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Manual IKEv2 Setup for Mac OS X

Updated on: 2017-06-24 09:53:34 UTC

Introduction

Our VPN for Mac immediately protects your internet privacy and security while giving you full internet freedom and instant access to content streaming.

To download and install SaferVPN for Mac automatically: SAFERVPN FOR MAC OS X

To manually set up IKEv2 protocol directly to your Mac system, follow our step by step guide detailed below:

Network Settings

  1. Open the Apple Menu in the upper left corner of your desktop.
  2. Select System Preferences.


  3. In the System Preferences window, click Network.

Create a New Connection

  1. Click(+) to add a new connection.



  2. Select VPN for the Interface.
  3. Select IKEv2 for the VPN Type.
  4. Enter “SaferVPN” for Service Name.
  5. Click Create.

Configure SaferVPN Connection

  1. Enter the desired SaferVPN server hostname in the Server address field.
  2. Use the same hostname for the Remote ID and Local ID fields.
  3. Click Authentication Settings.
  4. In the Username/Password fields type your SaferVPN username (email address) and password
  5. Click OK.
  6. Click Apply.

     

To Connect

  1. Open the Network Settings window.



  2. Select your new SaferVPN connection on the left.
  3. Click Connect.

Need help installing our VPN on another device? Check out our: VPN for Windows, VPN for MAC, VPN for iOS, VPN for Android, VPN Router, and our VPN Chrome Extension.

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