Setup VPN from Apple Mac to Draytek Router

Setup VPN from Apple Mac to Draytek Router

1. Make sure the router is connected to the Internet and has a public WAN IP address so that VPN clients on the Internet can reach it.

2. Go to VPN and Remote Access >> IPsec General Setup, enter a Pre-Shared Key and Confirm. Then click OK to save.

a screenshot of DrayOS IKE General Setup

3. Go to VPN and Remote Access >> Remote Dial-in User and click on an available index,

  • Check Enable this account
  • At Allowed Dial-In Type, check "IPsec Tunnel"
  • Click OK to save the profile.
screenshot of IKEv2 VPN user setup
IKEv2 VPN Setup On macOS

1. Go to System Preferences >> Network and click '+'

  • Select VPN for Interface
  • Select IKEv2 for VPN Type
  • Give a Service Name and click Create
a screenshot of macOS Network settings

2. Type the WAN IP or hostname of the router at both Server Address and Remote ID.

a screenshot of macOS Network settings

3. Click Authentication Settings, in the pop-up window,

  • Select "None" for Authentication Settings
  • Type the Pre-shared key configured on the router for Shared Secret
  • Click OK to save and close the window.
a screenshot of macOS Network settings

4. Click Apply. Then, click Connect to establish the IKEv2 VPN to Vigor Router.

a screenshot of macOS Network settings


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