SwissVPN setup guide – Mac OS X 10.5-10.9

Setup guide for Mac OS X 10.2-10.4

  1. Open "System Preferences" and click on "Network".
  2. If you already have "VPN (PPTP)" in the list on the left side, go to the next step. Otherwise, click the + icon, select "VPN" as the interface and "PPTP" as the VPN type and then click "Create".
  3. Select "VPN (PPTP)" from the list on the left, then choose "Add Configuration..." from the Configuration popup menu.
  4. Enter a name for the connection, e.g. "SwissVPN", and click "Create".
  5. Enter "connect.swissvpn.net" in the Server Address field, and your user name (you've received this after completing your purchase, and you can also find it in your receipt e-mail) in the Account Name field.

    You may also want to check the "Show VPN status in menu bar" option for easy access to the connect/disconnect command.

    Then click "Authentication Settings...".
  6. Enter your SwissVPN password in the Password field and click "OK".
  7. Click "Advanced...". A new dialog appears – make sure that "Send all traffic over VPN connection" is checked!
  8. Click "Apply" and then "Connect".
  9. You are now connected to SwissVPN!

    To verify that all your connections to the Internet pass through your secure SwissVPN connection, simply visit http://www.swissvpn.net and check the indicator.