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Connect via client VPN with iOS devices

To configure an iOS device to connect to the client VPN, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to Settings > General VPN > Add VPN Configuration
  2. Type: Set to L2TP
  3. Description: This can be anything you want to name this connection, for example, “Work VPN”
  4. Server: Enter the hostname (e.g. .com) or the active WAN IP(e.g. XXX.XXX.XXX)
    • Hostname is preferred to improve reliability during WAN failover
    • This information is located in the Meraki dashboard under Security appliance > Monitor Appliance status
  1. Account: Enter the username
  2. Password: Enter if desired
    • If the password is left blank, it will need to be entered each time the device attempts to connect to the client VPN
  1. Secret: Enter the shared secret that admin created in Security appliance > Configure Client VPN settings
  2. Ensure that Send All Traffic is set to on
  3. Save the configuration