IPsec Certficate Installation

  1. From your computer download our IPSec certificate.
    DOWNLOAD CERT
  2. Double click the ipsec_ca.cer file located in your downloads folder
  3. Click OPEN when prompted on the file open warning

    1. Click on Install Certificate

    1. Choose “local machine” and then click next

    1. Click OK on the UAC pop-up/windows
    2. Click pn “Place all certificates in the following store
    3. Click on “Trusted Root Certification Authorities and then click OK

  1. Click on finish
  2. click ok on the success window, and the certificate window

Setup IKEv2 VPN Connection

  1. Start -> Settings (cog icon for windows 10)
  2. Click on Network -> VPN
  3. Click on Add a VPN connection
  4. Fill in the following fields:
    • VPN Provider: Windows (built-in)
    • Connection Name: You can name it anything, this is for your management
    • Server name or Address: (you can choose any location you like)
    • IPSec Server Location Addresses

      USA IPSec VPN Gateways

      ipsec.ashburn.witopia.net
      ipsec.atlanta.witopia.net
      ipsec.baltimore.witopia.net
      ipsec.boston.witopia.net
      ipsec.chicago.witopia.net
      ipsec.dallas.witopia.net
      ipsec.denver.witopia.net
      ipsec.losangeles.witopia.net
      ipsec.kansascity.witopia.net
      ipsec.longbeach.witopia.net
      ipsec.lasvegas.witopia.net
      ipsec.miami.witopia.net
      ipsec.newark.witopia.net
      ipsec.newyork.witopia.net
      ipsec.phoenix.witopia.net
      ipsec.portland.witopia.net
      ipsec.redding.witopia.net
      ipsec.sanfrancisco.witopia.net
      ipsec.seattle.witopia.net
      ipsec.washingtondc.witopia.net

      Canada IPSec VPN Gateways

      ipsec.montreal.witopia.net
      ipsec.toronto.witopia.net
      ipsec.vancouver.witopia.net

      Central/South America IPSec VPN Gateways

      ipsec.mexicocity.witopia.net
      ipsec.saopaulo.witopia.net

      Europe IPSec VPN Gateways

      ipsec.amsterdam.witopia.net
      IPSec.Barcelona.witopia.net
      ipsec.berlin.witopia.net
      ipsec.brussels.witopia.net
      ipsec.bucharest.witopia.net
      ipsec.copenhagen.witopia.net
      ipsec.dublin.witopia.net
      ipsec.frankfurt.witopia.net
      ipsec.helsinki.witopia.net
      ipsec.istanbul.witopia.net
      ipsec.kiev.witopia.net
      ipsec.kristiansand.witopia.net
      ipsec.lisbon.witopia.net
      ipsec.london.witopia.net
      ipsec.luxembourg.witopia.net
      ipsec.madrid.witopia.net
      ipsec.valencia.witopia.net
      ipsec.manchester.witopia.net
      ipsec.milan.witopia.net
      ipsec.moscow.witopia.net
      ipsec.paris.witopia.net
      ipsec.prague.witopia.net
      ipsec.riga.witopia.net
      ipsec.rome.witopia.net
      ipsec.reykjavik.witopia.net
      ipsec.stockholm.witopia.net
      ipsec.vilnius.witopia.net
      ipsec.warsaw.witopia.net
      ipsec.zurich.witopia.net

      Africa/Middle East IPSec VPN Gateways

      ipsec.jerusalem.witopia.net
      ipsec.johannesburg.witopia.net

      Asia IPSec VPN Gateways

      ipsec.bangkok.witopia.net
      ipsec.hanoi.witopia.net
      ipsec.hongkong.witopia.net
      ipsec.kualalumpur.witopia.net
      ipsec.newdelhi.witopia.net
      ipsec.singapore.witopia.net
      ipsec.seoul.witopia.net
      ipsec.tokyo.witopia.net

      Oceania IPSec VPN Gateways

      ipsec.sydney.witopia.net
      ipsec.auckland.witopia.net
      ipsec.melbourne.witopia.net

    • VPN Type: IKEv2
    • Type of Sign-in info: Username and Password
    • Username: [your vpn usernme]
    • There are two potential formats for your vpn username. You must use the one you selected when you activated your services. If you do not recall this, you can login to your account on our website here and under your active serice it says "USERNAME:" and then provides your username. Note the vpn login and website login may not be the same.

      #1: Your email = W\your@email.com #2: WiTopia username = username@witopia

      You MUST use a Capital W with a backslash "\" if your vpn username is an email.
      If you have a WiTopia vpn username there is no W\ before or .net after the username
      Password: [your vpn password]
    • Check the Remember my sign-in info
  5. Click Save
  6. From the main vpn page click on change adapter settings under Related Settings
  7. This will open a new window with your network interfaces
  8. Right click on the vpn profile name you created (will have IKEv2 as the type listed) and choose properties
  9. Click on the networking tab
  10. Uncheck everything EXCEPT IPv4
  11. Click on IPV4 then properties
  12. Click on advanced
  13. Click on "Use default gateway on remote network"
  14. Click OK on all three open windows
  15. Close the Network Connection window
  16. Your vpn is ready to be used

Connecting and Disconnecting

  1. Click on your Network Icon in the bottom right corner (you may need to click the arrow to show all icons)
  2. This will open the settings page
  3. Click on the vpn profile to use and click connect
To disconnect, use the same steps as connecting, just click on disconnect for the active connection

Editting existing VPN profiles

  1. Start -> Settings -> Network -> VPN
  2. Click on the profile to edit -> advanced options
  3. Click on Edit in the new window
  4. Make the Changes you want and hit save