Download OpenVPN for Mac OS X

To setup OpenVPN on mac ,First download Viscosity for mac.

Go to the “Downloads” folder and double click “Viscosity1.4.4.dmg”.

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New window will pop up asking to drag the Viscosity icon inside the “Applications” folder in order to install Viscosity.Select and drag Viscosity icon to the “Applications” folder by holding your left mouse button down, release it once the icon is inside the folder.

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Once the Viscosity icon is inside the Applications folder double click it.

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Step 2

Setup OpenVPN on Mac OS X

After quick installation, Viscosity icon appears on your menu bar near the top right corner of the screen.

Click the Viscosity icon located on your menu bar  and choose “Preferences…”.

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Download OpenVPN config file for Mac OS X

Now you need to download configuration file for OpenVPN on Mac.Unzip the configuration file that you just downloaded.

In the opened window select “Connections” tab and click the plus sign at the bottom right corner .Then choose “Import Connection > From File..”

Download OpenVPN config file for Mac OS X

Now you should choose config file which was downloaded.and click “Open”.You can choose TCP or UDP config file.

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Success dialogue appears saying that connection were imported successfully. You can see the connection in the background. Click “OK” and close the window.

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IF you want to use OpenVPN on TCP protocol, you have to set proxy setting.But if you want to use UDP protocol, you don’t need set proxy setting.
Double click on TCP connection to setup proxy setting.

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Go to “Proxy” tab:

  • Check “Connect using proxy” ,Make sure it’s Checked.
  • Select “HTTP Proxy” for Type
  • In Address:
    • For Germany server Enter: ovpn-de.saturnvpn.com
    • For USA3 Server Enter: ovpn-us3.saturnvpn.com
    • For USA2 Server Enter: ovpn-us2.saturnvpn.com
    • For USA1 Server Enter: ovpn-us1.saturnvpn.com
    • For Canada Server Enter: ovpn-ca.saturnvpn.com
    • For UK Server Enter: ovpn-uk.saturnvpn.com
  • Enter Port: 7080
  • Click  “Save”.

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Click the Viscosity icon located on your menu bar near the top right corner of the screen, you should see a list of servers in a dropdown menu. Choose a server to connect to click on it once.

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Enter your SaturnVPN username and password ,Check “Remember details in my keychain”.Then click “OK”.(If you haven’t purchased the account yet, you can use the test account to test our services click here).

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Now you are connected to OpenVPN on mac os x.

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