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How to Setup OpenVPN conection in program Tunnelblick on Mac OS X

To setup OpenVPN connection on any version of Apple Mac OS X - 10.4 (Tiger), 10.5 (Leopard), 10.6 (Snow Leopard), 10.7 (Lion), 10.8 (Mountain Lion) and 10.9 (Maverick) needs to download a program Tunnelblick from official website.

Run installer and in the next window double click to icon Tunnelblick.app.

Installing Tunnelblick - Setup OpenVPN in Tunnelblick on Mac OS X

For continue press button "Open".

Allow of installing Tunnelblick - Setup OpenVPN in Tunnelblick on Mac OS X

Type your user's password for installation of program by default.

Type password of user - Setup OpenVPN in Tunnelblick on Mac OS X

Click "Launch" to run application.

Run application - Setup OpenVPN in Tunnelblick on Mac OS X

In the next window click "Open".

Open Tunnelblick - Setup OpenVPN in Tunnelblick on Mac OS X

Click to "I have configuration files".

I have configuration files - Setup OpenVPN in Tunnelblick on Mac OS X

Choose "Tunnelblick VPN Configuration".

Configuration Tunnelblick VPN - Setup OpenVPN in Tunnelblick on Mac OS X

In the next window click "Done".

Installing of Tunnelblick configuration - Setup OpenVPN in Tunnelblick on Mac OS X

Unmark "Include anonymous system profile" if you do not want to allow Tunnelblick to send a logs to developer of program.

For automatic updates click "Check Automatically".

Check updates automatically - Setup OpenVPN in Tunnelblick on Mac OS X

Go to section Subscriptions in your account. Choose tab "MacOS/Linux" from desired subscription and download configuration file for Tunnelblick on Desktop. For example, United Kingdom (UK).tblk.zip

Saving Tunnelblick configuration - Setup OpenVPN in Tunnelblick on Mac OS X

Unzip archive and you will see file, like United Kingdom (UK).tblk.

To install this configuration file to program Tunnelblick just double click to file United Kingdom (UK).tblk.

Unzip archive - Setup OpenVPN in Tunnelblick on Mac OS X

Install this configuration "Only for myself" or "For all users".

Install configuration only for myself - Setup OpenVPN in Tunnelblick on Mac OS X

Your configuration is installed successfully. Click "Ок".

Configuration is installed successfully - Setup OpenVPN in Tunnelblick on Mac OS X

To connect click to icon Tunnelblick in the top right corner and choose "Connect...".

Connect to OpenVPN - Setup OpenVPN in Tunnelblick on Mac OS X

In the next window type Username (Username VPN) and Password (Password VPN). This information you can see in section Subscriptions.

Mark "Save in Keychain" if you want to save Username and Password for future connections.

Type Username and Password VPN - Setup OpenVPN in Tunnelblick on Mac OS X

OpenVPN connection is established successfully. Icon of Tunnelblick is changed.

OpenVPN connection is established successfully - Setup OpenVPN in Tunnelblick on Mac OS X

 

Possible connection errors

In some cases a program Tunnelblick can reconnect VPN connection constantly each 5 seconds.

Click to icon of Tunnelblick and choose "VPN Details...".

VPN Details - Setup OpenVPN in Tunnelblick on Mac OS X

At the time of reconnection will be seen the next log of connection with line "DNS configuration has changed".

Log of Tunnelblick connection with reconnection error - Setup OpenVPN in Tunnelblick on Mac OS X

To remedy this situation, need to choose:

  1. Configuration.
  2. Tab "Settings".
  3. a) unmark "Monitor network settings", or b) experimental way to choose a method of installing DNS. In our case is working "Set nameserver (3.1)".

This sequence of steps necessary for each configuration from the list!

Rectification of reconnection error in Tunnelblick - Setup OpenVPN in Tunnelblick on Mac OS X

 

Recommendations from TheSafety.US service

  1. Check the IP address after successful connection.
  2. If you have problems with connection, go to section FAQ -> General questions. There are answers to many questions there.

 

If you have any problems, apply to Technical support,

they will answer and help you!

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