Setup with L2TP

iProVPN app allows to you switch between VPN protocols instantly. But for a manual connection in Windows, here is how to setup LT2P (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol).

Setup iProVPN on Windows 10

  • Click on the Start Search for “VPN settings”, and click to open it.
  • Click on Add a VPN connection.
  • Select “Windows” as the VPN provider.
  • Enter any name for your VPN connection such as L2TP.
  • Paste the VPN server’s address in the Server name or address field. You can find iProVPN L2TP server address here
  • Select “L2TP/IPSec with pre-shared key” in the VPN Type field
  • Add psk123 in the “Pre-shared key” box
  • Now select User name and password in type of sign-in info.
  • Enter your iProVPN “Username” and “Password” in the respective fields.
  • Click Save.
  • Now go back to the VPN Settings, click on your recently created L2TP VPN profile and click “Connect”.

 

Setup iProVPN on Windows 7

  • Open Network and Sharing Center by right clicking on your Ethernet/ Wifi icon.
  • Select Setup a new connection or network.
  • In the next window, select Connect to a workplace.
  • Select Use my Internet connection (VPN).
  • In the “Internet address” box, enter iProVPN L2TP server’s address. You can find iProVPN L2TP server address here
  • Below the server address, in the “destination name” enter any name for your VPN connection such as “L2TP”. Put a check on Don’t connect now. Click “Next”
  • Enter your iProVPN “Username” and “Password” and check mark “Remember this password” and click create.
  • In the next window, do not click “Connect now”, instead click “Close”
  • Now go back to your “Network and sharing center”, and click “Change adapter settings”
  • Find the L2TP VPN connection that you created, right-click on it and select Properties.
  • Click on Security tab, choose Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol with IPSec under the Type of VPN.
  • In the same security tab, below “Allow these protocols”, check mark “Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol” and “Microsoft CHAP Version 2”
  • Now click on “Advanced Settings” button below the “Type of VPN”
  • Enable “Use pre shared key for authentication” and then type in psk123 in its box below
  • Close this window and also close the L2TP Properties.
  • Right click on your “L2TP” VPN and click “Connect”.

 

Setup iProVPN on Windows 8

  • Open Network and Sharing Center by right clicking on your Ethernet/ Wifi icon.
  • Select Setup a new connection or network.
  • In the next window, select Connect to a workplace.
  • Select Use my Internet connection (VPN).
  • In the “Internet address” box, enter iProVPN L2TP server’s address. You can find iProVPN L2TP server address here
  • Below the server address, in the “destination name” enter any name for your VPN connection such as “L2TP”. Check mark “Remember my credentials” and click “Create”
  • Now go back to your “Network and sharing center”, and click “Change adapter settings”
  • Find the L2TP VPN connection that you created, right-click on it and select Properties.
  • Click on Security tab, choose Layer 2 Tunneling protocol with IPSec under the Type of VPN.
  • In the same security tab, below “Allow these protocols”, check mark “Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol” and “Microsoft CHAP Version 2”
  • Now click on “Advanced Settings” button below the “Type of VPN”
  • Enable “Use pre shared key for authentication” and then type in psk123 in its box below
  • Close this window and also close the L2TP Properties.
  • Click on your network icon now, find and click on your L2TP VPN connection and click Connect
  • Finally, enter your iProVPN “Username” and “Password” and click OK.

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