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How to Setup Openvpn on Mac Shimo Client

Aug 12, 2015
Nov 25, 2022
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PureVPN offers an easy to follow Mac OpenVPN Guide for Shimo Client, allowing you to enjoy anonymous, secure and unrestricted internet with blazing-fast speed!

Things to Consider:

  1. You have a working internet connection
  2. Mac Supported Device.
  3. A Premium PureVPN account (If you haven’t bought yet click πŸ‘‰here to buy)
Note: Dedicated IP addon can be only be connected with Ras protocol i.e PPTP/L2TP/SSTP.
Find your VPN credentials for manual configuration.

To find your VPN credentials log into the PureVPN members area. Click πŸ‘‰ here to visit member area.

  • Login to the Member area using your PureVPN registered email address and password.
  • From manage account section, go to the Subscriptions tab.
  • On Subscription tab scroll down to be able to view your VPN credentials
  • You will be able to see and copy your VPN credentials.
  • Note down your PureVPN username and click the Eye icon to make your password visible and use it in the manual configuration.
How to connect PureVPN manually on Mac.
  • Firstly, download the PureVPN OpenVPN configuration files from πŸ‘‰this link below then save and extract them. If you already have the required ovpn file then skip this step.
  • Now go to the Shimo website and download the latest version from πŸ‘‰this website:
  • Once the installation is finished, move the Shimo client to the Applications folder.
  • Now go to the Applications folder and open the Shimo client from there.
  • Click the + icon and select the OpenVPN option from the VPN account type list then click Create button.
  • Enter the OpenVPN server address, PureVPN username and it’s password and the proceed to Basic tab. Enter your PureVPN credentials. Here is how you can πŸ‘‰find your VPN credentials.
  • Under the Basic tab, edit the following information:
    1. Account Name: PureVPN
    2. Certificate Authority: Choose and upload the ca.crt file you have downloaded along with the OpenVPN configuration files.
    3. Private Key File: Choose and upload the Wdc.key file you have downloaded along with the OpenVPN configuration files.
    4. Use TLS Authentication: Checked
    5. Direction: 1
    6. User Authentication: Checked
    7. Click Save button
  • Click the Toggle button to activate the VPN connection.
  • PureVPN OpenVPN connection is now Connected your Shimo client.
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