VPN L2TP client configuration – Windows 8

 

In the first step, right click on the “START” (1) button and go to the “Control Panel” (2)

 

Windows 8 L2TP VPN

 

In the Control Panel, choose “View network status and task” (3)

 

Windows 8 L2TP VPN

 

Next, choose “Set up a new connection or network” (4)

 

Windows 8 L2TP VPN

 

Select, “Connect to a workplace” (5) and click “Next” (6)

 

Windows 8 L2TP VPN

 

Select, “Use my Internet connection (VPN)” (7)

 

Windows 8 L2TP VPN

 

In the: “Internet address” (8) field – type one of VPNonline server

In the: “Destination name” (9) field – type connection name, for example: VPNonline L2TP

After entering the required data, click “Create” (10)

 

List of available servers, you will find in the Customer Panel: www.portal.vpnonline.pl

 

Windows 8 L2TP VPN

 

Go back to “Network and Sharing Center” and select “Change adapter settings” (11)

 

Windows 8 L2TP VPN

 

Select the newly created connection “VPNonline L2TP” (12) and click on the right mouse button.
From the drop-down list, choose “Properties” (13)

 

Windows 8 L2TP VPN

 

In the “VPNonline L2TP Properties” select “Security” (14) tab

 

Windows 8 L2TP VPN

 

From the drop-down list (15), choose ” Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol with IPsec (L2TP/IPsec)” (16)

 

Windows 8 L2TP VPN

 

Select “Advanced settings” (17)

 

Windows 8 L2TP VPN

 

Select “Use preshared key for authentication” (18)

In the “Key” (19) field, type: vpnonline.pl

Next click “OK” (20)

 

Windows 8 L2TP VPN

 

Click “OK” (21)

 

Windows 8 L2TP VPN

 

Select the “VPNonline L2TP” (22) connection again and click on the right mouse button
From the drop-down list, choose “Create a shortcut” (23)

 

Windows 8 L2TP VPN

 

On the question “Do you want the shortcut to be placed on the desktop instead?” choose: “Yes” (24)

 

Windows 8 L2TP VPN

 

To start the VPN connection, click the shortcut on the desktop “VPNonline L2TP – shortcut” (25) and next, click “Connect” (26)

 

Windows 8 L2TP VPN

 

In the “User name” (27) field – type your login

In the “Password” (28) field – type your password

After entering the required data, click “OK” (29)

 

Windows 8 L2TP VPN

 

When a VPN connection is established, status changes to “Connected”

 

Windows 8 L2TP VPN

 

If you have any problem with the configuration of the connection, write to us: support@vpnonline.pl

 

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