Why does an error message appear when I install the WatchGuard Mobile VPN IPSec client in macOS?
If you install the WatchGuard Mobile VPN IPSec client on a computer with macOS High Sierra 10.13 or later, the IPSec client might fail to launch, and this error message appears: The VPN services are not running.
This occurs because macOS does not enable third-party kernel extensions by default. For increased security, a user must manually approve these extensions.
To allow the WatchGuard IPSec Mobile VPN Client to load:
To learn more about this issue, see https://developer.apple.com/library/archive/technotes/tn2459/_index.html in the Apple documentation.