IKEv2/IPSec setup on Windows 10

This is a guide on how to connect to Untangle on Windows 10 using the IKEv2 protocol.

Certificate installation:

  1. Download the Untangle certificate – https://<Internal_IP_Untangle>/cert
    Note: Your browser may try to save the file into its own certificate location, or open it immediately. Make sure to download the file, instead of opening it. On Firefox, right-click the link above and select “Save Link As…”. In Internet Explorer, select “Save” instead of “Open”. Chrome will download the file correctly.

  2. Then, open the cert.cer file. (Double-click on it)

  3. Click “Install Certificate…

  4. Select “Local Machine”, and click Next.

  5. Select “Place all certificates in the following store”, and click “Browse..

  6. Select “Trusted Root Certification Authorities”, and click OK, and click “Next”.

  7. Click “Finish”.

  8. Click “OK” on both windows.


Set up a VPN connection:

  1. Open the Windows Start Menu, and start typing “control panel“. Click on the Control Panel in the results.

  2. Open Network and Internet.

  3. Click on Network and Sharing Center.Win10-2.png

  4. Click Set up a new connection or network.Win10-3.png

  5. Click Connect to a workplace and push Next.

  6. If you are asked “Do you want to use a connection that you already have?”, select “No, create a new connection” and then push Next.

  7. Click Use my Internet connection (VPN).

  8. Internet address =  This is the Server Listen Address configured on your Untangle.  You can find the Server Listen Address under Apps --> IPsec VPN --> VPN Config tab.server_listen_address.png

  9. Destination name = Can be anything

  10. Open Network and sharing center again and click Change adapter settings.

  11. Right click the adapter with the name you created, then click properties and show the Security tab.

  12. Enter the following:
    • Type of VPN: IKEv2
    • Data encryption: Require encryption (disconnect if server declines)
    • Authentication: Use Extensible Authentication Protocol(EAP) and EAP-MSCHAPv2
    Click OK.

  13. Click OK.

Connecting the VPN:

  1. Move the cursor to the right corner of your screen and click the Network icon and click on connection name that you createdthen Connect.

  2. In the Sign in dialog, enter your Untangle credentials.




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