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I'm a little confused as to how to access the VPN network I've just connected to on a mac.

I've successfully connected, but don't know what to do now.

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closed as not a real question by splattne Jan 19 '12 at 9:15

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Please open this question, I had the same issue. It is a real question. – pal4life Nov 25 '14 at 15:57
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Depends upon what you are trying to do.

If you want to connect to a network share you can use the connect to server option from the finder. You can enter smb://servername and you will be presented with a list of available resources on the server.

If you want to control another computer you can use the MS RDP client for the Mac.

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Where is the connect to server option? – kylex Aug 16 '09 at 3:39
@kylex It's under the Finder Go menu, or Cmd-K. Now that I've answered that, and even though RTFM is frowned upon as an answer in this forum, I would like to say that the Mac Help menu would have been your friend on this one... – avstrallen Aug 16 '09 at 10:25
Perhaps, but using a Mac has been my last option. My original question was how to imitate the l2tp/ipsec settings that the mac has on a Windows box (XP or Vista). Unfortunately while I can connnect to the VPN on a mac, really, I want to connect to via a PC, but have had no luck. My Mac experience in networking is zilch. Thanks for your answer though, it's much appreciated. – kylex Aug 17 '09 at 22:47

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