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Set Up VPN for Mac

01 Jan

Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)

  1. Open System Preferences by going to Apple > System Preferences.Select System Preferences drop down menu
  2. Select the Network icon in the System Preferences window.Select Network icon
  3. Select the + button at the bottom left of the screen to add a new connection.Network window
  4. Select the following:
    a. Interface: VPN
    b. VPN Type: PPTP
    c. Service Name: NUVPN
    d. Select Create.Select interface window
  5. Click the arrows to the right Configuration and select Add Configuration from the drop down menu.Configuration drop down menu
  6. Enter NUVPN in the Name field and select Create.Name the configuration
  7. From Network window enter the following information:
    a. Server Address: vpn-public.vpn.northwestern.edu.
    b. Account Name: enter your NetIDc. (Optional) Check the Show VPN status menu bar box if you would like to start the VPN connection from your menu bar, otherwise you will need to openSystem Preferences.Network window
  8. Click the Advanced button.
  9. Select OptionsVerify Send all traffic over VPN connection is checked.Advanced
  10. Click the OK button.
  11. Click the Apply button.Network window
  12. Click the Connect button.

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