This guide will show you how to connect to our L2TP/IPSec VPN Server using an Ubuntu Linux machine.

This guide has been done on Ubuntu desktop 12.04. You can download and install Ubuntu desktop from their official site at


1. First you must install the L2TP/IPSec client. Go to the terminal and install the following:

apt-add-repository ppa:werner-jaeger/ppa-werner-vpn

apt-get update

apt-get install l2tp-ipsec-vpn


2. Click no to stop using X.509 Certificate.



3. Click ok to continue setup


4. Reboot your system

5. On boot, click L2TP Manager and go to Edit Connection


6. Enter your Ubuntu profile password.


7. Click Add on VPN Connection.


8. Enter connection name (any name recognizable to you).


9. Click Edit to start configuration.


10. Go to IPSec tab, enter Remote server hostname and pre-shared key as “” (no quotes).

VersaVPN remote server hostname can be obtained from Here


11. Go to L2TP tab, check Redial, and Length bit.


12. Go to PPP tab, check MSChap and MSChap-V2 and enter your VersaVPN account username and password and click IP Settings.


13. Check obtain dns server addresses automatically and click ok.


14. Right click on L2TP Manager and click the connection name.

15. You can check your IP if it is changed once you are connected to the VPN. IP Checker

If you have any issue, please let us know by opening a support ticket.

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