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Configuring IPsec/IKEv2 in Windows 10

Screenshot 1: IPsec Certificates Windows 10

Double click on the downloaded file and click on Install Certificate. Enter your Perfect Privacy login credentials.

Screenshot 2: IPsec Certificates Windows 10

You can then close this window. If you ever want to uninstall the certificate at a later point, you can do so by starting the Cert Installer and clicking on Uninstall Certificate.

Screenshot 3: IPsec Certificates Windows 10

Open the start menu, type "Network" and go to the Network and Sharing Center.

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Click on Set up a new connection or network.

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Click on Connect to a Workplace.

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Choose Use my Internet connection (VPN).

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Enter a Perfect Privacy server of your choice. You can see which servers are available on the IPsec page in the download section. Make sure to use the general hostname of a location like amsterdam.perfect-privacy.com for the server group in Amsterdam, since the certificates will only match these hostnames. You can choose any destination name. Activate Remember my credentials so you not have to enter your Perfect Privacy username and password for every connection. Then click on Create.

Screenshot 8: IPsec Certificates Windows 10

Click on Change adapter settings on the left side.

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Right click on the newly created connection and choose Properties.

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Under the security tab, set the VPN type to IKEv2, choose Require encryption for data encryption and activate Use Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP). Click on OK to close this window.

Screenshot 11: IPsec Certificates Windows 10

Double click on the connection or right click on it and choose Connect/Disconnect. This will open a new window.

Screenshot 12: IPsec Certificates Windows 10

Click on the VPN Connection to expand it and click Connect.

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Enter your Perfect Privacy login credentials and click OK.

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The IPsec connection should now be working. You can verify that by using our Check IP website.

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