macOS - IPSec with IKEv2 Setup Guide

This guide will help you set up an IPSec connection using IKEv2

  1. In the dock click System Preferences

  2. In System Preferences click Network

  3. In Network click the + symbol on the bottom left

  4. Select Interface VPN

    Select VPN Type IKEv2

    Give this a Service Name to identify it by and click Create

  5. In Network fill in the Server Address using the address of one of the servers from the server status list (depending on which country you want to connect to). The Remote ID should be the same as the Server Address

  6. Click Authentication Settings .... Select Username. Fill in your IVPN Account ID that begins with letters ‘ivpnXXXXXXXX’ or ‘i-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX’ (case-sensitive) and the following password - ivpn. Click OK

  7. In Network click Apply

  8. To connect, in network click on the adaptor created above then click Connect

  9. To Disconnect, in network click on the adaptor and then click Disconnect.

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