Setup Apple MacOS VPN Tutorial

OpenVPN Setup TutorialOpenVPN Connection Setup Tutorials
VPNUK recommends Tunnelblick and Viscosity for standalone OpenVPN connections and VPNUK Eclipse for additional protection

There are a number of different methods of connecting to the VPNUK servers over an OpenVPN connection. VPNUK recommends connections through Tunnelblick and Viscosity. Tunnelblick is a free client that requires a small amount of setup configuration where as Viscosity is a commercial OpenVPN client that offers a very simple setup procedure. Viscosity is free to evaluate for 30 days, if you would like to purchase Viscosity after 30 days you can do so for just $9.00 USD.
Click Here to configure your OpenVPN configuration file, our system will email the configuration to you or give you the option to download it directly from our server ready to insert into the OpenVPN application. If you are unable to download from here, please log into the Members Area or go to our Downloads page, we have many more download mirrors available.

TunnelBlick   Viscosity

VPNUK Obfuscation for MacOS Setup Tutorials
VPNUK recommends obfuscation for additional DPI protection!
This service has been configured with obfuscation to work with an OpenVPN connection. Specifically designed to assist anyone suffering problems with DPI, network restrictions or strict firewalls blocking VPN connections. This setup tutorial will guide you through the whole setup procedure for creating a regular OpenVPN connection, we will then show you how to enable the obfuscation service. We strongly recommend this type of connection if you connect to the VPNUK service from the Middle East and China.


L2TP Setup
VPNUK recommend users create a manual VPN connection on MacOS. L2TP is a native connection and should function without any issues.

MacOS Ventura   Other MacOS

WireGuard® VPN Connection

WireGuard and the WireGuard logo are registered trademarks of Jason A. Donenfeld.

WireGuard® is an extremely simple yet fast and modern VPN that utilizes state-of-the-art cryptography. It aims to be faster, simpler, leaner, and more useful than IPsec, while avoiding the massive headache. It intends to be considerably more performant than OpenVPN. WireGuard® is designed as a general purpose VPN for running on embedded interfaces and super computers alike, fit for many different circumstances. Initially released for the Linux kernel, it is now cross-platform (Windows, macOS, BSD, iOS, Android) and widely deployable. It is currently under heavy development, but already it might be regarded as the most secure, easiest to use, and simplest VPN solution in the industry. “WireGuard” and the “WireGuard” logo are registered trademarks of Jason A. Donenfeld. WireGuard® is available and should always be updated from the developers website at

WireGuard® Setup

AnyConnect SSL Software GUI.

VPNUK has compatibility and support for Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client VPN connections. This connection provides an SSL VPN, that utilies TLS and DTLS for secure session establishment, and is compatible with the CISCO AnyConnect SSL VPN protocol. These tutorials are based on the Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client, a graphical client of AnyConnect for the Mac OS X system. Setup is very straight forward and always secure.

IKEv2 Setup
The Apple Mac has compatibility with IKEv2 VPN connections. IKEv2 compatibilty is now built into the latest OS X version which we recommend configuring to your VPNUK account. IKEv2 connections configured on Apple devices are secure, reliable and very easy to setup. Our system will send you all the nessesary files and configuration settings, all you have to do is click onto install and then enter your password.
PPTP Setup
PPTP is a native connection on OSX and should provide you with a stable connection which should function without problems on virtually all systems. IMPORTANT NOTE: Mac OS no longer supports PPTP connections.