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Bare minimum ports open for VPN

Bare minimum ports open for VPN

Bare minimum ports open for VPN

(OP)
I'm using a computer for the sole purpose of connecting to my work network via VPN. I actually connect to my work computers via a SSL GUI once connected to the VPN. In essence this computer is a thin client. What I want to know, is what are the bare minimum ports that need to be open?

RE: Bare minimum ports open for VPN

On your side? Whatever your server decides to open to get to the ssl vpn. The open port requirements are on the vpn server side, not yours.

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tim@tim-laptop ~ $ sudo apt-get install windows
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
E: Couldn't find package windows...Thank Goodness!

RE: Bare minimum ports open for VPN

Rz,
Typically SSL VPN uses port 443 by default, however, it is very possible to change the port, if the SSL VPN termination devices it set this way, however, you would know it as you would have to include such at the end of the URL:
ie.
https://dontgotothissiteitsjustanexample.net:10443

I hope this helps.

-HH

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