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Follow these simple steps to install VPN on Mac OS X using the IPSec protocol.

Mac OS X 10.4-10.8

  1. Go to System Preferences.
  2. Select Network.
  3. Click on the plus symbol in the lower left corner to add a new connection.
    (Note: you may need to click the lock icon in the lower left to unlock the preference pane and make changes.)
  4. Under “Interface” select “VPN”.
  5. Set the VPN Type to L2TP over IPSec.
  6. The Service Name should be blackVPN UK/NL/USA/LT/UA/SG/RU (Depending on the server you want to use).
  7. Click “Create”.
  8. The window will now show a place for the server address, and account name.
  9. Type in the correct server address for your server:
    Canada: ca.vpn.blackvpn.com
    Estonia: vpn.blackvpn.ee
    Lithuania: vpn.blackvpn.lt
    Luxembourg: vpn.blackvpn.lu
    Netherlands: vpn.blackvpn.nl
    Panama: vpn.blackvpn.com.pa
    Russia: vpn.blackvpn.ru
    Switzerland: vpn.blackvpn.ch
    Ukraine: vpn.blackvpn.com.ua
    Singapore: vpn.blackvpn.sg
    UK: vpn.blackvpn.co.uk
    USA East: eastcoast.vpn.blackvpn.com
    USA West: westcoast.vpn.blackvpn.com

  10. Type your blackVPN Account Name in the field Account Name.
  11. Click on “Authentication Settings”, enter your password into the password field
  12. Shared secret should be: blackvpn
  13. Then click on OK
  14. Click the “Advanced” button
  15. In the “Options” tab make sure that “Send all traffic over VPN connection” is checked.
  16. Click the check box for “Show VPN status in menu bar”
  17. Click “Apply” in the lower right corner.
  18. Click “Connect”