Configuring IPSec/IKEv2 in Windows 8

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Installation

Double click on the downloaded file to start the installation process.

Enter your Perfect Privacy login credentials.

Click “OK”.

You can now close this window.

Navigate via “Start Menu” -> “Control Panel” -> “Network and Internet” to “Network and Sharing Center”.

Navigate via “Start Menu” -> “Control Panel” -> “Network and Internet” to “Network and Sharing Center”.

Navigate via “Start Menu” -> “Control Panel” -> “Network and Internet” to “Network and Sharing Center“.

Click on “Set up a new connection or network”.

Click on “Connect to Workplace”.

Choose “Use my Internet connection (VPN)”.

Enter a Perfect Privacy server of your choice. 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.

Click on “Change adapter settings”.

Right click on the newly created connection and choose “Properties”.

Under the security tab, make sure the type of VPN is set to IKEv2 and check that the settings correspondent with the screenshot.

Double click on the connection or right click on it and choose “Connect/Disconnect”.

Enter your Perfect Privacy login credentials and click “OK”.

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

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