L2TP/IPSec is a widely used legacy VPN Protocol and it supports most operating systems. It is very easy to setup directly on the OS and doesn't require any additinal software installation.
macOS. For any other OS, go to our setup page.
An Active Plan/Service on IPBurger.com.
If you haven't already, purchase High Quality Fresh/Dedicated IP Address on IPBurger.
If your ISP/Country is known to ban/block VPN Protocols, such as China, Iran, etc, this software/protocol won't work. Please contact our support.
IPv6 is known to cause leaks, which could end up in completely revealing your identity. Follow Guide: Disable IPv6. You need to do it only once.
Connect to VPN with L2TP/IPSec
1. Get L2TP/IPSec Credentials for your IP Address
L2TP/IPSec uses L2TP/IPSec protocol. Find your L2TP/IPSec Credentials from your Service Page.
Login to your account, and find the IP address/Service you want to use.
On the service's page, click on the button Download VPN Credentials, and select L2TP/IPSec.
These are your VPN Credentials.
Configure L2TP/IPSec in macOS
Click the Apple icon and select System Preferences.
In the window that opens, click on + button as shown here.
Now, enter the details as shown and click Create.
- Interface: VPN
- VPN Type: L2TP over IPSec
- Service Name: Give a friendlt name, like IPBurger
Inside the dialog box that opens,
- In Configuration select Default.
Copy Server Address and Account Name (Username) from the your L2TP/IPSec Credentials.
- Enable Show VPN status in menu bar
- Click on Authentication Settings.
Under Authentication, copy Password and Shared Secret (PSK) from your L2TP/IPSec Credentials and click OK.
Now, click Advnaced button.
Under Session Options, select all three checkboxes as shown and click OK.
2. Connect to VPN
If you are the Connection Preferences, select IPBurger and click Connect.
You can also connect directly from the macOS menu bar.
Now you are connected to IPBurger VPN.
If you are having issues connecting, please contact our Support, we are happy to help!
Kill Switch blocks you from exposing your Real IP Address, if the VPN Connection ever drops.
We currently don't have a kill switch for macOS.
Perform Leak Tests
Please follow: Guide: Perform IP, DNS and WebRTC Leak Tests
You can easily setup multiple Business Accounts with Multiple IP Addesses from IPBurger.
Please follow: Guide: Setup Multiple Business Accounts with macOS
For any queries, feel free to reach out to our Support, we are happy to help!