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VPN for Mac Computers

Here's how:

1.

Find Network settings.
Select System Preferences from the Apple menu or from the Dock. Then, click Network.

 

2.

Make a new connection.
In the list on the left, click [+] to make a new connection, and select these settings:

  • Interface: VPN
  • VPN Type: PPTP
  • Service Name: Southern VPN

Then, click Create.

 

3.

Set server and account info.
Select these settings to set the server and account info:

  • Server Address: vpn.southern.edu
  • Account Name: [your Southern username]
  • Click "Authentication Settings".
  • Password: [your Southern password]

Then, click OK.

 

4.

Advanced settings.
To adjust advanced settings, click Advanced.

For the VPN to work effectively, check the Send all traffic over VPN connection box.

You may opt to check the Use verbose logging option, which makes it easier to see what's happening if you have connection problems.

Then, click OK.

 

5.

Voila! To connect to the VPN

Select the VPN configuration from the menu or in the connection list.

Then, click Connect.

 

 

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