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Re: [Openvpn-users] Interference from a router that can run its own VPN


  • Subject: Re: [Openvpn-users] Interference from a router that can run its own VPN
  • From: "Marco Castillo" <mabcastillo@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2007 22:31:14 -0600

Yep, you can use any port, either you can use an UDP or TCP transport (use UDP as a recomendation). Just be sure that the port you decide to use doesn't conflict with other applications you're using.

Regards

Marco

On 8/1/07, David Mills <djmills@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Thanks Marco.  I know how to reconfigure to a different port.

But can I use any port?  Or are there specific ports that I should use?

Thanks

David.


On Thursday 02 August 2007 12:33, Marco Castillo wrote:
> Dear David:
> Just make this change in the server config file and in your clients config
> files:
> In the server config file change the line:
> port 1194
> In the client config file change the line:
> remote server_name 1194
>
> Regards
>
> Marco
>
> On 8/1/07, David Mills <djmills@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have a Planex router that can run its own VPN.  I would prefer to use
> > OpenVPN.  But it seems to treat port 1194 as its own and won't correctly
> > set
> > up pass through to the local server (I have set up pass through for ssh
> > and
> > other ports and all works fine).
> >
> > Can I simply use a different port for the VPN and change the server and
> > all
> > clients to use this alternate port?
> >
> > Is there a port or range of ports that I should use?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > David.
> >
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