The following is a step-by-step guide on how to install Tunnelblick on Mac OS X. Tunnelblick is a free, open source user interface for OpenVPN on OS X.

OpenVPN is an open source SSL VPN which can tunnel over UDP or TCP ports. We have OpenVPN servers running on port 53, 80, 443, 1194 and 8292. RSA 4096 bit and AES 256 bit encryption supported.

Why run VPN on Mac?

  • Hide your IP address and protect your privacy and security on Internet.
  • Stop your ISP and public hotspots snooping on your online activities.
  • Access geo-restricted and censored websites.

Installation Summary

Tunnelblick Installation

  1. Download Tunnelblick software to your Mac. Run the installer by double clicking on the file you just downloaded.

    Download and run Tunnelblick app

    Open Tunnelblick app

    Start Tunnelblick installation

    Open Tunnelblick

  2. Input your Mac’s administrator name and password to allow installation.

    Type Mac administrator password

  3. You may choose either option on the following 2 screens. Choose Do not check for a change and Don’t check for updates automatically if you need finer control over updates.

    Choose Do not check for a change

    Dont check for updates automatically

Download OpenVPN config files

  1. Visit Client Area in your browser. Under Services menu choose My Services and choose View Details.

    Client Area

    Login to members area

    VPN Services

    My Products and Services

  2. Switch to VPN Servers and Config tab, Choose Mac, Port and hit Download Config.

    Download OpenVPN Config

  3. Click on the config file you just download. Install VPN configurations by dragging and dropping them on the Tunnelblick icon in the menu bar.

    Open Config

    OpenVPN Configs

    Drag and drop files on Tunnelblick icon

  4. Input your administrator name and password to install.

    Install Administrator password

Connect to Acevpn

  1. Click on Tunnelblick icon in the menu bar, click the config you wish to connect (eg. acevpn-ultimate-udp-faster-1194-usa).

    Connect to Acevpn

  2. Input your VPN username and password when prompted.

    Login to members area

  3. OpenVPN will establish a secure tunnel to the VPN server. All traffic originating from your device will get encrypted and go through the secure tunnel.

    OpenVPN Connected

  4. To verify, check your IP address. If VPN is active, you would see VPN server IP address.

    OpenVPN Connected