How to set up IKEv1 VPN on Windows

Prepare

Please get your VPN account information from your VPN service provider.

It should includes:
  • VPN Config File
  • VPN username
  • VPN password
  • VPN Server Address

You will need to use these information when setup VPN connection .

Setup VPN connection

  1. Download Shrew VPN Client .

    Official Website or Local Mirror

  2. Install Shrew VPN Client , please choose Standard Edition .

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  1. Download VPN config file,unzip it if it’s a zip file, the extention name of the config file should be .vpn .
  2. Open VPN Access Manager, choose menu File -> Import , import the config file .
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  1. After import, select the imported config, then press Connect, enter the username and passsword .
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Disconnect button will show up after connection is made.

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  1. If you want to connect to another server, select the config , click Modify , change Host Name or IP Address , then save .
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