iOS Manual Configuration


o manually set up L2TP protocol to Perimeter 81 directly in the iOS system, follow our step by step guide detailed below:



  1. Go to Settings.
  1. Tap on General

  2. Tap on VPN

  3. Tap on Add a VPN Configuration

  4. On the following screen chose L2TP as the type, name the Description "Perimeter 81"

  1. For the Server field, choose the desired one from your list of private servers in the Admin Portal and enter the value under DNS. (See image below to find private server DNS)
How to find private server DNS.

How to find private server DNS.

  1. Now, you will have to create a manual VPN key for each user. Enter the Team tab in the Management Portal. Then the Members tab below. Select the user you'd like to manage. Click the three dots (...) on the right side of the window. Then click, Manage Devices.
  1. This will take you to a new page which allows the admin to see the devices of each user and their VPN keys. You will be able to create additional Access Keys using the “Create Access Key” button. The Access Key ID becomes your Username (in iOS menu fields) and the Secret Access Key becomes your Password.
  1. Type your Access Key ID in the Account field.

  2. Type your Secret Access Key in the Password field.

  3. Type "SaferVPN2017" in the Secret field.

  1. Make sure that:
    -RSA SecurID is set to Off
    -Send All Traffic is set to On
    -Proxy is set to Off

  2. Tap Save.


To Connect:

  1. From the VPN screen (Settings > General) turn Perimeter 81 connection to ON.
  1. Wait while it connects.

  2. Confirm that the connection is on by checking its Status in upper left of your device's screen.

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