OpenVPN macOS

OpenVPN macOS

How to setup OpenVPN connection on macOS?
1

Download and install TunnelBlick

First, download the latest disk image from the tunnelblick.net page. Double-click the downloaded .dmg file. An icon for a "Tunnelblick" disk will appear on the Desktop, and a window similar to the following will appear:

Installing TunnelBlick - Step 1
Double-click the Tunnelblick icon and a new window will appear, similar to the following:

Installing TunnelBlick - Step 2
Click the "Open" button to continue and a new window will appear, similar to the following:

Installing TunnelBlick - Step 3
The Username and Password of a computer administrator is needed to install Tunnelblick.

Then we are given alerts of new features within Tunelblick. We choose "Do do not check for a change"

Installing TunnelBlick - Step 4
Once that is done (it may take a couple of seconds), a new window will appear, similar to the following:

Installing TunnelBlick - Step 5
Click the "Launch" button to launch Tunnelblick
If Tunnelblick is currently running, a window similar to the following will appear:

Installing TunnelBlick - Step 6
(Note: Connections marked "automatically start when computer starts" will not be closed.)
Click the "Close VPN Connections and Stop Tunnelblick" to continue. After all connections are closed and Tunnelblick has quit, the new version of Tunnelblick will be launched. Continue with the following sections.
2

The first time TunnelBlick is run for each user

If this is the first time you have run Tunnelblick as a particular user, or the first time after certain Tunnelblick upgrades, the following window will appear:

Installing TunnelBlick - Step 7
Specify whether or not you wish to have Tunnelblick check for updates each time it is launched. Each time an update is available, you will be given a choice of whether to install the update or not.
When there are no configurations (which is usually the case the first time Tunnelblick is run by each user when using a non-deployed version of Tunnelblick with no Shared configurations), the configuration helper will appear:

Installing TunnelBlick - Step 8
Login in our client area and download OpenVPN configuration assigned to your server. After this, click "I have configuration files" and the configuration helper will guide you through the installation of configuration files. Or after Downloading these files just double click on them and it would install them.
3

Launching TunnelBlick and connect to RapidVPN servers

To launch Tunnelblick after setting up configuration and other files, double-click "Launch Tunnelblick" in the Configurations folder, or double-click Tunnelblick in the Applications folder (or wherever else you installed it).

OpenVPN connection on Mac