Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Mac 10.10 Yosemite: Set up a VPN (virtual private network) connection

To connect to a virtual private network (VPN) you need to enter configuration settings into Network preferences. These settings include the VPN server address, account name, and any authentication settings, such as a password that you have received from your VPN provider.

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To setup a VPN connection on your Mac 10.10 Yosemite follow the steps below:
1.      Choose Apple menu > System Preferences, then click ‘Network’.
2.      Click ‘Add’ ‘+’ at the bottom of the network connection services list, click the ‘Interface’ pop-up menu, then choose ‘VPN’.
3.      Click the VPN Type pop-up menu, and then choose what kind of VPN connection you want to set up, depending on the network you are connecting to. Give the VPN service a name and then click ‘Create’. 

o    PPTP allows corporations to extend their own corporate network through private “tunnels” over  the public Internet 
o    L2TP is an extension of the Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol used by Internet service providers to enable a VPN over the Internet  

4.      Enter the server address and the account name for the VPN connection (in welcome email).
5.      Click on ‘Authentication Settings’ and enter the information you received from the network administrator.
6.      Click ‘OK’, then click ‘Connect’.

Select ‘Show VPN status in menu bar’ to use the VPN status icon to connect to the network and switch between VPN services.

To remove the VPN configuration, select the VPN network connection service in the list and click ‘Remove’ ‘-’.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Cyber Monday Prizes and Offers!

Thanksgiving is soon upon us and everyone is anticipating the traditional turkey meal. After a full stomach many will be looking to take advantage of the great deals that will be available from Black Friday up until to Cyber Monday. This year Black Friday is on November 28th and Cyber Monday falls on December 1st

Liberty VPN in cooperation with Best VPN will be offering a massive 60% discount on all plans, as well as the chance to win free VPN accounts. Other prizes will also be available, including a Smartphone, USB sticks, Netflix account, Hulu account and routers.

For more information on the competition and how to enter click here