Connect using a macOS client application - AWS Client VPN

Connect using a macOS client application

The following procedures show how to establish a VPN connection using macOS-based VPN clients.

Before you begin, ensure that your Client VPN administrator has created a Client VPN endpoint and provided you with the Client VPN endpoint configuration file.

For troubleshooting information, see macOS troubleshooting.

Tunnelblick

The following procedure shows how to establish a VPN connection using the Tunnelblick client application on a macOS computer.

Note

For more information about the Tunnelblick client application for macOS, see the Tunnelblick documentation on the Tunnelblick website.

To establish a VPN connection

  1. Start the Tunnelblick client application and choose I have configuration files.

    
						macOS step 1
  2. Drag and drop the configuration file that you received from your VPN administrator in the Configurations panel.

    
						macOS step 2
  3. Select the configuration file in the Configurations panel and choose Connect.

    
						macOS step 3

OpenVPN Connect Client

The following procedure shows how to establish a VPN connection using the OpenVPN Connect Client application on a macOS computer.

Note

For more information, see Connecting to Access Server with macOS on the OpenVPN website.

To establish a VPN connection

  1. Start the OpenVPN application, and choose Import, From local file....

  2. Navigate to the configuration file that you received from your VPN administrator, and choose Open.