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How to configure OpenVPN on Mac OS X using Tunnelblick?

Mac OS X OpenVPN Setup Instructions

Download Tunnelblick

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Install TunnelblickTo begin installation, navigate to your Downloads folder and double click the Tunnelblick disc image (DMG) file you just downloaded.

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Double-click on the Tunnelblick icon

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Confirm opening. A new dialogue box appears: “Tunnelblick is an application downloaded from the Internet. Are you sure you want to open it?” Click Open.

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An administrator username and password will be required so Tunnelblick can be secured

OpenVPN on Mac OS X

Launch the application. A dialogue box will appear: “Installation succeeded. Tunnelblick was successfully installed. Do you wish to launch Tunnelblick now?” Click on Launch.

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In new dialogue box. Click on I have configuration files. You can download OpenVPN configuration files here.

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Choose configuration typeIn new dialogue box Which Type of Configuration Do You Have. Click on Tunnelblick VPN Configuration(s)

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Click Done

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Double-click the Tunnelblick configuration folder (with .tblk files) in your Downloads folder

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Select the serverSelect the server you want to install config for, and double-click on it. Select for which user(s) you want to installation to be active (recommended Only me), (an administrator username and password will be required to install files).

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Enter your system administrator password to fix permissions for the configuration files. If so, enter your system username and password

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Click OK

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Click on the Tunnelblick icon to bring down the dropdown menu and click on Connect Server, (“selected server-from the list of servers”)

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You may be asked for your VPN login and password. Enter your LimeVPN login (e-mail address) and password. Click the box next to Save in Keychainto save the username and password for future connections. Click OK

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Once connected to VPN, the Tunnelblick icon will change from a dark tunnel to a lit tunnelTo disconnect click on the Disconnect button.

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