This post will walk you through the detailed steps to configure VPN on MAC. This illustration is to configure VPN on MAC without a VPN client.
I have a paid subscription to Wormhole VPN, I’ll use these settings to show you VPN configuration on MAC.
Steps to configure VPN on MAC
1. Go to System Preferences > Network
System Preferences can be found under the Apple icon on the top-left.
2. Add new VPN interface
3. Enter VPN Interface details
VPN Type: L2TP over IPSec or PPTP (check the protocol supported by your VPN provider)
Service Name: <vpn name of your choice>
4. Enter Server Address and Account Name
Server Address: <vpn server ip-address>
Account Name: <vpn username>
Also check the box for Show VPN status in menu bar
5. Change Authentication settings
Click Authentication Settings to enter your vpn password and shared secret.
6. Change Advanced Settings
Click the Advanced tab
Check Send all traffic over VPN connection
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