Connecting Mac OS X

Follow these simple steps to install YourPrivateVPN on your computer using the PPTP protocol.

Mac OS X 10.5 - 10.9
Mac OS X 10.5 leopard has changed and the Internet Connect application is not in the system anymore. To configure a VPN, the user has to go to the Network Preferences pane and create a connection with the button labeled '+' in the left lower corner, then select VPN and fill in the information on YourPrivateVPN.

  1. Go to System Preferences, then Network.
  2. Click on the plus symbol in the lower left corner to add a new connection. (Note: you may need to click the lock icon in the lower left to unlock the preference pane and make changes.)
    Under "Interface" select "VPN".
  3. Set the VPN Type to PPTP.
  4. The Service Name should be YourPrivateVPN.
  5. Click "Create".
  6. The window will now show a place for the server address, and account name.
  7. Type our Server IP in the field Server Adress.
  8. Type your Account Name in the field Account Name.
  9. Click on "Authentication Settings" and select "Password"
  10. Enter your password and click "OK"
  11. Click the checkbox for "Show VPN status in menu bar"
  12. Click the "Advanced" button and make sure, that the "Send all traffic over VPN" checkbox is enabled.
  13. Leave Advanced setting by clicking "OK"
  14. Click "Apply" in the lower right corner.
  15. Click "Connect"

Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger

  1. Open Internet Connect (in the application folder).
  2. Click VPN.
  3. From the Configuration pop-up menu, choose PPTP.
  4. Type our Server IP in the field Server Adress.
  5. Type your Account Name in the field Account Name.
  6. Type your Password in the field Password.
  7. Click Configuration -> Edit Configurations
  8. Save your configuration in the pop up as YourPrivateVPN.
  9. Click OK
  10. Choose "Show VPN status in the menu bar" to monitor that your VPN is active.
  11. Click Connect to activate the YourPrivateVPN Service.

End Internet Connect. Save your configuration in the pop up as YourPrivateVPN.