Configure and Use L2TP on Android

Mobile devices that run Android version 4.x and higher include a VPN client. You can use the Android VPN client to make an L2TP VPN connection to a Firebox.

Configure the L2TP Network Settings

To configure L2TP network settings, on the Android device:

  1. On the Settings page, in the Wireless &  Networks section. select More > VPN.
  2. Click Add VPN Network.
    The Edit VPN network page appears.
  3. In the Name text box, type a name for this VPN connection, such as "L2TP XTM".
  4. If Mobile VPN with L2TP on the Firebox is configured to use a pre-shared key as the IPSec credential method:
    • In the Type drop-down list, select L2TP/IPSec PSK.
    • In the IPSec pre-shared key text box, type the pre-shared key for this tunnel. The pre-shared key must match the pre-shared key configured on the Firebox Mobile VPN with L2TP IPSec settings.
  5. If Mobile VPN with L2TP on the Firebox is configured to use a certificate as the IPSec credential method:
    • In the Type drop-down list, select L2TP/IPSec RSA.
    • Make sure the certificate is imported to your Android device.
  6. In the Server Address text box, type the external IP address of the Firebox to connect to.
  7. Save the connection.

Start the L2TP Connection

To start the VPN connection:

  1. Select the L2TP VPN connection you configured.
  2. Type the Username and Password.
  3. Click Connect.

See Also

Mobile VPN with L2TP

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