Help in setting up L2PT client on iPad 4 running iOS 9.3.4

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Can anyone help me in setting up my VPN client on my iPad. I THINK I have set the Windows Softether Server up correctly but I am having problems with the iOS VPN setup up.

Can anyone clarify exactly what information I need to put into the following iOS VPN fields. I have selected the L2PT option

1) Description. I presume this can be anything meaningful

2) Server. Is this either the IP address or ddns host name?

3) Account ?

4) Password. I presume this is the password I set up when I created the user account on the server

5) Secret?

I'm sorry these questions may appear very basic but with so many variables in play I seem to be going around in circles. I must confess Networking is a little above my pay grade!

I'm sure I have seen a previous post a few weeks ago but I have not been able to find it so any suggestions would be very much appreciated.

Thanks, Winston.
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Winston VK7WH

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Posted 3 years ago

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Hello Winston,


Please note the excellent writeup concerning IOS L2TP by Paul W9AC toward the bottom of this link on the Community.   It helped me and I am sure it will answer your questions.

https://community.flexradio.com/flexradio/topics/smartsdr-ios-problems-with-vpn-and-audio


Regards

Larry  K1UO

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Thanks Larry, thanks Paul.

The fog has miracularly cleared. Just the information I needed. I can now see where I went wrong and will try it again when I get bck home later in the day

As others have stated before, "This Forum Rocks"

Thanks again, Winston