Step 1

Get your OpenVPN credentials and CA certificate.
How to get the OpenVPN credentials and CA certificate:
  • Ask your GoodAccess admin to provide you with your OpenVPN credentials and CA certificate.
  • Or become a GoodAccess admin by activating your own team.

Step 2

Find the respective certificate in Keychain (search for "GA").
In Keychain, open the CA file or use right-click -> "Get info", choose "Always trust" and Apply changes.
Confirm this change by closing this window and refresh to see the certificate. A blue mark should appear next to it.

Step 3

Open System Preferences, go to Network and Add new connection.
Enter the following information in the dialog window:
  • interface =VPN
  • VPN type =IKEv2
  • choose a name for your new connection

Step 4

Add your Gateway address (hostname) to Server Address and Remote ID. You can find the hostname in the GoodAccess Web Control Panel -> Gateway.

Step 5

Open Authentication settings and enter your VPN credentials.

Step 6

Apply changes before clicking on the Connect button.

Step 7

Congratulations! Now you are connected to GoodAccess and can securely access your protected systems.