How to set up IKEv2 VPN connection on macOS

Select the Apple logo and then System Preferences.

MacOS system settings

Select Network.

Network on macOS

Follow these steps:

  1. Click on the sign +
  2. Choose VPN
  3. Choose IKEv2
  4. Enter any name for the connection
  5. Click Create

Creating an IKEv2 VPN on macOS

In the Account section, choose the IKEv2 VPN server domain, look for Username and Password VPN.

List of IKEv2 VPN servers

Follow these steps:

  1. Specify the domain of the IKEv2 VPN server
  2. The same as point 1
  3. Click Authentication Settings

Domain of IKEv2 VPN server on macOS


  1. Authentication via Username
  2. Username VPN
  3. Password VPN

Username and Password VPN

  1. Check the Show VPN status in the menu bar
  2. Connect to VPN server

Connection to IKEv2 VPN on macOS

VPN connection established successfully.

Successful connection to IKEv2 VPN on macOS

You can also connect to the VPN from the top menu.

Connecting to a VPN on macOS

Disconnect the VPN if necessary.

Disconnection of the IKEv2 VPN on macOS

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