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

  1. Open the Control Panel
  2. Click Network and Internet followed by Network and Sharing Centre
  3. Click Setup a new connection or network Step 3
  4. Click Connect to a workplace, then click Next Step 4
  5. Click Use my Internet connection (VPN) Step 5
  6. Enter the address of one of the servers from the server status list (depending on which country you want to connect to).
    Below that give the connection a name e.g. IVPN - GB
    Click Don't connect now; just set it up so I can connect later
    Click Next Step 6
  7. Fill in your User name and Password. Click Remember this password if you don't want to enter your IVPN username/password every time you connect.
    Click Create then Click Close Step 7
  8. Open the Control Panel
  9. Click Network and Internet followed by Network and Sharing Centre
  10. Click Change adapter settings
  11. Click the adapter you just created above then right click and select properties Step 11
  12. Select the Security tab and change the Type of VPN to IKEv2 and the data encryption to Maximum strength encryption (disconnect if server declines)
    Under Authentication select
    Use Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) and Microsoft: Secureed password (EAP-MSCHAP v2) ()encryption enabled)
    Click OK Step 12
  13. In Control Panel right click on the adapter you just created and select Create Shortcut Step 13
  14. Click Yes to create a shortcut on the desktop Step 14
  15. To connect, doubleclick the icon on your desktop. then click Connect Step 15
  16. To Disconnect, doubleclick the icon on your desktop. then click Disconnect
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