Note: Some time ago, Apple stopped supporting the integrated PPTP VPN client on Mac (macOS Sierra 10.12.). This article only applies from macOS Sierra 10.12 and below.
Step 1: Add new VPN configuration
Go to System Preferences
. Click the plus sign
in the bottom corner of the window to add a new VPN configuration.
Then select Interface as VPN
. VPN Type is PPTP
and named for this connection.
Step 2: Configure the VPN connection
After completing step 1, you should see the newly created connection.
Click on new connection and fill in the following information:Server Address:
The IP address we send to you via email after you register for the service.Account Name:
Username information that we send to you via email after you register for the service.
After filling these 2 boxes, click Authentication Settings
to enter Password. We will also send this information to you via email after signing up for the service.
After filling in the information, configure a few more things as needed.
- Click on Advanced.
- Tick Send all traffic over VPN connection and click OK.
- Finally click Apply to save the VPN configuration.
Step 4: Connect to the VPN
- Leave the Show VPN status in menu bar box ticked and press Connect.
- You should be able to Connect/Disconnect to the server from the menu bar.
If you need further assistance, please feel free to send us a request for support at: https://support.centerhop.com/