OpenVPNMAC OpenVPN set up

  1. Download and install TunnelBlick.
    For OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion)
    or
    For OS X Lion 10.7
    or
    For OS X 10.4, 10.5, 10.6 ("Tiger", "Leopard", "Snow Leopard")
    or
    For OS X 10.3 ("Panther")
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  2. Once it is installed click on "Launch".
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  3. If requested, enter your administrator password.
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  4. Click on "Create and open configuration folder"
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  5. Download the OpenVPN configuration files and CA certificate.


  6. Copy files from downloaded zip archive to opened configuration folder with TunnelBlick icon. And start TunnelBlick by double click on icon.
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  7. TunnelBlick indicator should appear in right corner. Click on it and choose custom GuardMyIP VPN server which you want connect to.
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  8. If requested, enter your administrator password.
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  9. Enter your GuardMyIP Account details - your User name and Password (see welcome email), allow saving your password and press the "OK" button.
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  10. Wait several seconds until connection is dialed and then you can click on TunnelBlick icon. You will see 1 connection active. Now you can go here http://whatismyip.com/ and see that your IP has changed.

    NOTE for CHINA users: Please use alternative this: OpenVPN configuration files and CA certificate

  11. You are now connected to a secure GuardMyIP server. You can disconnect and reconnect as often as you wish and set up multiple server connections for different IP server locations (see step 7.)

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