Vest VPN

Vest VPN

Apple Mac OSX Configuration Guide

1. Go to 'System Preferences' on your device

Click on 'System Preferences' in the Apple menu and then select on 'Network', which is located under 'Internet & Network'

2. Add a VPN configuration

Click the '+' icon to create a new VPN connection.

3. Select the VPN option

A new pop up window will appear. Click on the 'Interface' menu to see the list of choices. Select VPN.

4. Select the type of VPN

Now change the 'VPN type' and select 'L2TP Over IPSec'. For 'Service Name' type VestVPN. Click 'Create'.

5. Enter your connection settings

In the 'Server Address' box, type one of the three server options listed below, depending on the security level you require:

Safe Protection
For anonymous browsing and website unlocking. Includes encryption and anonymous IP address.
Safer Protection
For anonymous browsing, internet banking and WiFi hotspot surfing. Includes encryption, anonymous IP address, ad filtering and third party tracking blocker.
Safest Protection
For anonymous browsing and families. Includes encryption, anonymous IP address, ad filtering, third party tracking blocker and cyber nanny to block adult content.

In the 'Account Name' box enter your unique user ID (it will have been sent to you in an email and it is made up of a mixture of random letters and numbers).

6. Specify your unique password

Click 'Authentication Settings'. In the box that appears, type the password you specified when you signed up for your Vest Pass.

In the 'Shared Secret' box, type: vestvpn

Click 'OK'.

7. Advanced Settings

Click 'Advanced' and make sure 'Send all traffic over VPN connection' is checked. Then click 'OK'.

8. Connect to Vest

You can now connect to Vest by clicking the 'Connect' button. When you switch networks or turn your device off and on, reconnect to Vest by going to 'System Preferences', then click on 'Network', then click on the Vest VPN entry and finally click 'Connect'.