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How to Setup Openvpn on Mac Shimo Client

Aug 12, 2015
May 17, 2023
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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)
Find your VPN credentials for manual configuration.

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

  • Login to the Member area using your PureVPN registered email address and password.
  • On subscriptions 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 on 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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