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Open port for VPN?

Last Modified: 2020-05-29
I'm trying to create a VPN connection between two TP link routers, VR600 & VR900. The control panels are virtually identical to each other.

Both locations have a fixed/static public IP address.

I have selected IPSEC, inputted the ip details, ensured that the two locations are on different subnets:

The routers allow me to save these settings without throwing an error but the connection is listed as being "down" on both routers so clearly something is not right.

Should i open a port? if so which one?  or is there anything else about what i have described that is wrong?
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