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  • 04 Jun 2020
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This article describes how to set up an L2TP connection to your Perimeter 81 gateway using Windows 10's native VPN.

  • Setting up the network
  • Connecting to the Management Platform

Please follow the steps below:

Setting up the network

  1. To add a new VPN for Windows connection, select Start on your desktop and then select system Settings.

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  1. Go to the Network & Internet.
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  2. Select VPN from the menu.

  3. Select Add a VPN Connection.

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    • Fill in the required fields with the following information:
  • Connection name: Choose an indicative name of your own choice.
  • Server name or address: Enter your server DNS or IP. This information can be found in the Network tab in your Perimeter 81 platform, as shown below.
  • VPN Type: L2TP/IPSec with pre-shared key
  • Pre-shared key: SaferVPN2017
  • User name and Password: Open the Perimeter 81 Management Platform, and go to the Team tab. Select the member for which you'd like to generate a unique pair of username and password, select the three-dotted menu (...) and choose Manage Devices.


The following screen displays:

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6. Select Create Access Key. Copy the Access Key ID and paste into the User name field. Copy the Secret Access Key and paste into the Password field.

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Connecting to the Management Platform

  1. Once your changes are saved, select the created Perimeter 81 connection.

  2. Select Connect to start the VPN connection.

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