Installing personalVPN-IPsec on Windows

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We will be using the program called Shrew to connect the personalVPN-IPSEC

Contents

IMPORTANT NOTE

IF YOU HAVE ALREADY INSTALLED THE SHREW CLIENT IN THE PAST PLEASE UNINSTALL THE PREVIOUS VERSION

Downloading and Installing

Download

  1. Click here to download the Shrew IPSEC program
    Please choose SAVE and not run/open when asked
    file:Shrew-win-download.png

INSTALL

  1. Double Click on the program you download to start the install
    file:Shrew-win-client.png

  2. Click NEXT
    file:Shrew-win-setup-1.png

  3. Click AGREE
    file:Shrew-win-setup-2.png

  4. Click NEXT
    file:Shrew-win-setup-2.png
  5. Click NEXT
    file:Shrew-win-setup-3.png

    You will see the program install itself, and the needed drivers automatically

    Click FINISH
    file:Shrew-win-setup-finish.png

The personalVPN-IPSEC client is now installed.

Setting Up The IPSEC Connection

  1. Click on your start menu and open the Access Manager Program located under ShrewSoft VPN Client
    file:Shrew-win-menu.png

  2. Click on ADD
    file:Shrew-win-no-config.png

  3. Fill in the Hostname (location) you want to connect to. IF YOU ARE IN CHINA, please use this as your hostname: ipsec2.lax.witopia.net
    IMPORTANT CLICK HERE FOR OPTIONS
    file:Shrew-win-hostname.png

  4. Click the right arrow until the Authentican tab shows (click on it)
  5. Choose Mutal PSK + XAuth for the Authentican Method
  6. Click on the credentials sub tab
  7. Input witopia as the Pre Shared Key
    file:Shrew-win-authentication.png

  8. Click SAVE

Your personalVPN-IPSEC is now setup

Connecting and Disconnecting

Connecting

  1. Click on your start menu and open the Access Manager Program located under ShrewSoft VPN Client
    file:Shrew-win-menu.png

  2. Highlight the location you want to connect to and click the connect button
    file:Shrew-win-connect.png

  3. Input your PPTP/IPSEC username and password you selected at signup
    file:Shrew-win-username-password.png

  4. When you see this message you are connect!
    file:Shrew-win-welcome.png
    Click OK


Please DO NOT close the Access Manager as this will disconnect the VPN.

Disconnecting

  1. To Disconnect the personalVPN-IPSEC just click on Disconnect
    file:Shrew-win-disconnect.png
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