Mac OS X
Open the System Preferences by going to the Apple
menu and choosing System Preferences. Next, click on the Network icon.
When the network screen pops up, click on the "+"
icon in the lower left hand corner of the screen.
The new network screen will pop up. Under the Interface
drop down list select VPN. Under the VPN Type
drop down list select L2TP over IPSec. In the Service Name
field you can type anything you want, we recommend that you call the service Secure-VPN.
The settings for the new VPN connection will now be displayed.
In the Server Address
field type the name or the IP address of a Secure-VPN server.
Click to view the list of servers.
In the Account Name
field type your Secure-VPN username.
Click on the Authentication Settings…
When the authentication settings windows comes up
select the Password Radio button and enter your
Secure-VPN password in the box. Under Machine Authentication,
click the radio button for Shared Secret. Enter Secure-VPN in the
Shared Secret text field and click Ok.
Click on the Advanced button. Check the
Send all traffic over VPN connection checkbox.
Click on the Connect button.
You should now be able to connect to the VPN connection.