How to connect to the University of Tsukuba VPN Service (Mac OS X)

You can use one of the two VPN protocols to connect to the VPN service on Mac OS X.
The following table is characteristics of each VPN protocols. Choose your preferred protocol.


Characteristics L2TP/IPsec (Recommended) OpenVPN
VPN Transport Protocol IPsec Original Protocol
Throughput Fast Slow
Easy Configuration
HTTP Proxy Compatible
SOCKS Proxy Compatible
Pass Restricted Firewalls
(by Using Pure SSL)
Built-in Client Software
in Operating System
Compatible Operating Systems Mac OS X Leopard (10.5) or later Mac OS X Tiger (10.4) or later
How to Connect L2TP/IPsec
Connect Guide

Connect Guide