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What ports to forward on the firewall for a Windows 2k8 VPN?

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Hi, im finishing configuring a VPN Server on my Windows 2K8, everything works fine on the LAN, but now i need to forward some ports on the F/W to make it work on the WAN.

What ports should i forward?

Thanks in Advance
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For PPTP:  1723/tcp and protocol 47 (GRE)
For L2TP:  1721/tcp plus IPsec port
For IPsec:  500/udp and 4500/udp
For SSTP:  443/tcp and 443/udp (?)
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Microsoft Windows 2008 VPN should be PPTP, Right?
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Usually it is. For L2TP you would have had to set up a pre-shared key (a passphrase), and/or certificates.
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