An Apple devices entered market in the moment when an enterprises utilized a VPN technology for the remote access. Preparing devices for a significant role on the business segment, creators also added a VPN support.
Although VPN often is not necessary for the e-mail service, access for many other services requires a crypto-tunnel. The PPTP tunnel was very common way for the VPN connections. It’s very simple to setup and use this type of the VPN.
You can find similar instructions related to the Android phones/devices here.
This article wrote on the iPhone 4 and the iOS 7.12. Therefore, you can have some differences in other versions. Although this instructions should fit most of the Apple devices, this post may or may not fit your particular device.
The screenshots are cut and/or edited to show only important part of the screen and to made an instructions easier to read.
5. On the next screen we should add following data:
type of VPN – choose PPTP
Description – a name of the connection, that should associate us with an organization to which we should connect
Server – IP address or full DNS name of the VPN server with whom we should establish connection. System administrator should provide this information.
Account – an user name in the system, which we need for this connection
Password – a password for our account. You can save it. However, from security perspective, you should leave this on Ask Every Time
11. When we want to close the VPN connection, we should move a slider to the left.