Step 1. Add a Network
Open System Preferrences and click on Network, click on the plus (+) button in the bottom left hand corner.
Step 2. Choose VPN Network
You will be prompted to select the Interface and Service Name. Select VPN for the Interface and then L2TP over Ipsec �for the VPN Type �You can use any name for the service name, but we suggest the Whatsonthebox server name. When you’ve finished it should look like this:
Step 3. Click on Create
Click on Create, the Interface will be created and you will have to enter the rest of the details.
Next you have to enter the server address.
Enter your VPN details. In the Server address field, enter one of the Whatsonthebox server IP addresses sent to you by email.
For the Account Name, enter your user-name sent to in your registration email.
Step 4. Click on Authentication Settings
Click on Authentication Settings and enter your Password in the Password field and the Shared Secret which was sent in the email with your log in details , click OK.
Step 5. Click on Advanced
Click on the Advanced tab and make sure that ‘Send all traffic over VPN connection’ is checked. Click on OK
Step 6. Check ‘Show VPN in menu bar’
Make sure the ‘Show VPN status is menu bar’ is checked and click Apply.
Step 7. Close the Network window
Step 8. Click on the VPN icon
Click on the VPN icon in the status bar and click Connect Whatsonthebox Network.
Step 9. Timer Displayed
The icon will show that it is connecting and once connected the timer will be displayed to the right of the icon.