vpn ports

Hi

On a router, I need to open some ports to allow a vpn connection.  for a remoted desktop session I open the following ports on my router...

https: port 443
Remote: port 4125

is that the same for VPN?

Cheers

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akahanCommented:
No, completely different.  And depends on the type of VPN you're using; there are several different types.

Here's a summary:

http://blogs.technet.com/b/rrasblog/archive/2006/06/14/which-ports-to-unblock-for-vpn-traffic-to-pass-through.aspx

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cycledudeAuthor Commented:
well, if it helps its a windows 2003 SBS, setup with terminal server?
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akahanCommented:
I believe it's 1723 and 3389; see this link for more:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc747257%28WS.10%29.aspx
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cycledudeAuthor Commented:
thanks Akahan

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QlemoBatchelor, Developer and EE Topic AdvisorCommented:
PPTP requires both ports 1723/tcp and protocol 47. You might have "VPN passthru" or "PPTP passthru" option in your router, which will allow for both.
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cycledudeAuthor Commented:
thanks
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