How to Set Up A IKEv2 on Android

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How to Set Up A IKEv2 on Android

This configuration guide proposes to setup a VPN connection with a Strongswan VPN server on an Android device using IKEV2.

Setting up a VPN network with an Android client using the Strongswan VPN Client is easy. You only need two steps:

  1. The address of a server in your client area.
  2. A username and password that has been created within the client area.
  3. The following tutorial explains in detail how this can be done.

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Tap "Add VPN profile" on the profile tab

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  1. VPN Type: IKEv2 EAP (Username/Password)
  2. Fill out the Server with your VPN server’s domain name. ( without https:// )
  3. Enter your password in the Password field, and the username in the Username field all accourding to client area.
  4. Tap "Save"
  5. Tap "Connect"

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If you are prompted with a Connection request strongSwan VPN Client wants to set up a VPN connection that allows it to monitor network traffic only accept when you trust the source. or a Warning screen, allow StrongSwan app to connect. Different Android versions may show a different message.

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ikev2 setup android screens Disconnecting from a host is easy, simply tap on the Disconnect button. ikev2 setup android screens

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