Please follow these few simple steps to setup ZENECTED on your OS X:

Click on the network icon [Step 1] and select “Open Network Preferences…” [Step 2].

Zenected setup on OS X


In the “Network” settings screen click on the “+” [Step 3].

Zenected setup on OS X


A new window will open asking you to select the interface and a name for the new service. In the “interface” click on the drop-down [Step 4] to see all the options…

Zenected setup on OS X


From the drop-down options, select VPN [Step 5].

Zenected setup on OS X


On the next screen for VPN Type, select L2TP over IPSec [Step 6]. For Service Name, type in the name you’d like to use. We used Zenected [Step 7]. Click Create.

Zenected setup on OS X


Enter the server IP address or hostname [Step 8] and username [Step 9[ that you obtained earlier from your Zenected administrator. Then click on Authentication Settings… [Step 10].

Zenected setup on OS X


For User Authentication use Password and enter the password [Step 11]. For Machine Authentication, select Shared Secret and enter the required details [Step 12]. Both the password and the shared secret should be provided to you by your Zenected administrator. Click OK.

Zenected setup on OS X


Check the box for Show VPN status in menu bar [Step 13]. The VPN icon will appear in your menu bar in the upper-right corner of your screen. Click “Advanced…” [Step 14]

Zenected setup on OS X

Under Options, check the box for Send all traffic over VPN connection [Step 15]. Remember to click OK. And then on the next screen click Apply to set the VPN configuration. You are set!

Zenected setup on OS X


Now, the easiest way to connect is by clicking on the VPN status icon [Step 16] in the menu bar and selecting Connect Zenected (or some other name of your choice) [Step 17].

Zenected setup on OS X