1. Download OpenVPN

The first thing you need to do to connect to Vilfo's VPN server is to download OpenVPN GUI.

If you are using Windows 7 or later you should download OpenVPN 2.4.6

If you are using a 64-bit version of Windows XP you should download OpenVPN 2.3.18.

If you are using a 32-bit version of Windows XP you should download OpenVPN 2.3.18.

2. Install OpenVPN GUI

To begin the installation, double-click the file you downloaded in the previous step.

Click Next >.

You now need to accept the terms and conditions for OpenVPN. Click I Agree.

Make sure all alternatives are selected, and click Next >.

Choose the folder where OpenVPN should be installed, and then click Install.

Click Finish.

3. Start OpenVPN

It is important that you always run OpenVPN as administrator.

You can run OpenVPN as administrator by right-clicking on the icon on the desktop, and then choose Run as administrator.

4. Download the configuration you want

First, make sure that Vilfo's VPN server is started

Go to Menu -> VPN Server in Vilfo and press the Download config button.

You'll have the choice of choosing an operating system, and an OpenVPN version. Select Windows as the operating system. As for the OpenVPN version, if you're using Windows 7 or newer, select OpenVPN 2.4 or newer, otherwise select OpenVPN 2.3 or older.

Once you have downloaded the file, right-click on the OpenVPN GUI icon and select Import file. Navigate to the downloaded file and select to import it.

5. Connect to Vilfo's VPN server

Click the arrow in the right corner of your screen. Then right click on the icon showing a computer with a padlock and choose Connect.

If you have several configuration files imported, you may instead need to hover over the row that says Vilfo and then select Connect from the additional drop-down.

6. Set credentials

Enter the username and password you created under Settings -> Users in Vilfo. For more information about creating new users, see Adding new users.

7. Finished

You should now be connected to Vilfo's VPN server. You can now place the device in a group under Devices to safely browse the internet using your VPN provider just like you would any other device on your network.

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