L2TP/IPSec VPN

The instructions enclosed in this page are for the setup of the L2TP VPN for your iOS device.

L2TP (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol) takes it a step further security wise when compared to PPTP (Point-to-Point Protocol). With the extra layer of security, it enables your device to negotiate with our servers privately.

iPhone/iPod/iPad

1.Please generate your L2TP password by logging into our Customer Portal and clicking on L2TP Setup. Complete the instructions stated within.

2. From the Home Screen, select Settings

3. Select VPN

4. Select Add VPN configuration

5. Select L2TP Type

6. Fill in the following:

Description: BolehVPN L2TP (Anything to your liking, as long as you can identify it)
Server: Pick one depending on your desired location
104.250.158.53 (US) OR
78.129.221.38 (UK)

RSA SecurID: Off
For the Account (username), Password and Secret Key use the ones that you generated in Step 1 in the L2TP setup page.

7. After all the necessary details have been entered, tap the Done button on the top right

8. Turn the L2TP connection on by tapping on the Status button

9. Check that whether your IP has changed by visiting this link

The instructions enclosed in this page are for the setup of the L2TP VPN for your Android devices.

L2TP (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol) takes it a step further security wise when compared to PPTP (Point-to-Point Protocol). With the extra layer of security, it enables your device to negotiate with our servers privately.

Android Devices

This was illustrated in Marshmallow 6.0.1. Please note that L2TP is known to have some problems connecting on some Android devices. In this case you might want to opt for the OpenVPN protocol by following our guide here.

      1. Please generate your L2TP password by logging into our Customer Portal and clicking on L2TP Setup. Complete the instructions stated within.
      2. On your device, open Settings and press on More… (under Wireless & Networks)
      3. Select VPN
      4. Tap Add VPN Network
        Fill in the fields as follows:
        Name: BolehVPN L2TP (Anything to your liking as long as you can identify it)

        Type: L2TP/IPSec PSK
        Server Address: Pick one depending on your desired location:
        104.250.158.53 (US); OR
        78.129.221.38 (UK)
      5. Tap on Save when you are done
        Your configured L2TP connection should now be available. Tap on it
        From the details you generated from the L2TP Setup page, fill out the Account (username), Password.
      6. Wait a few seconds and a notification will appear stating that BolehVPN L2TP is connected and a key icon will be visible on the status bar.
      7. Check that whether your IP has changed by visiting this page.

The instructions enclosed in this page are for the setup of the L2TP VPN for your Windows PC.

L2TP (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol) takes it a step further security wise when compared to PPTP (Point-to-Point Protocol). With the extra layer of security, it enables your devices to negotiate with our servers privately.

Windows

1. Please generate your L2TP password by logging into our Customer Portal and clicking on L2TP Setup. Complete the instructions stated within.

2. Access the Network and Sharing Center. You can do this from the Control Panel or by right-clicking the Network icon in the Notification area of your Taskbar.

3. Select Set up a new connection or network then proceed with Connect to a workplace

4. On the next window, select Use my Internet Connection (VPN)

5. Fill in the fields as follows:

Internet Address: Pick one depending on your desired location:
104.250.158.53 (USA)
78.129.221.38 (UK)

Name: BolehVPN L2TP (Anything to your liking as long as you can identify it)

6. Next, fill the fields with the login credentials you have prepared from Step 1. Leave the Domain field empty. Finalize by clicking on Create and close the next window.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. Open the properties window of the connection you have just created. You can do this by clicking on the network icon in the taskbar, then right click it. Alternatively, you can select Change Adaptor Settings in the Network and Sharing Centre then select properties from the menu after right clicking on it.

8. In the properties window, select the Security tab. Proceed to select Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol with IPsec under Type of VPN.

9. Continue by clicking on Advanced Settings. Here, select Use preshared key for authentication, then enter the key provided in the page described in Step 1.

10. With this, you should be done. Proceed to connect to our L2TP server. Once connected, check whether your IP has changed by visiting this page.

The instructions enclosed in this page are for the setup of the L2TP VPN for your Mac OS X.

L2TP (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol) takes it a step further security wise when compared to PPTP (Point-to-Point Protocol). With the extra layer of security, it enables your devices to negotiate with our servers privately.

Mac OS X

  1. Please generate your L2TP password by logging into our Customer Portal and clicking on L2TP Setup. Complete the instructions stated within.
  2. First of all, open the System Preferences finder. You can do this by clicking on the Apple logo on the top left corner of your screen.
  3. Next select Network
  4. On the next window, click the + icon.
  5. Next, select the interface and enter a suitable name for the connection as follows:
    Interface: VPN
    VPN Type: L2TP over IPSec
    Service Name: BolehVPN L2TP (Or anything else to your liking)
  6. Fill in the fields as follows:
    Server Address: Pick one depending on your desired location:

    • 104.250.158.53 (USA)
    • 78.129.221.38 (UK)

    Account NameYour account name

    Also, make sure to check the Show VPN Status in Menu Bar box.

  7. Next, move on to Authentication Settings. Select Password under User Authentication, and Shared Secret under Machine Authentication. Use the information obtained from Step 1.
  8. Next, click on Advanced. Select Send all traffic over VPN Connection.
    Click on OK and apply the changes. You should now be ready to connect to our L2TP servers.
  9. To connect to our servers, you can either do so from the Network finder or the VPN icon in your menu bar as shown below.
  10. With this, you should be done. Proceed to connect to our L2TP server. Once connected, check whether your IP has changed by visiting this page.