Forward Ports on Your Router for iVPN

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for iVPN are:

iVPN - PC

  • TCP: 1723
  • UDP: 500, 1701, 4500

Setting Up a Port Forward for iVPN

When you use iVPN you might need to forward some ports in your router. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to iVPN.

Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.

Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port

You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.

If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.

How To Set Up Port Forwarding for iVPN

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. Network Utilities lets you manage port forwards by putting them in when you need them and also removing the ones that you no longer need which maximized network security.

Alternatively you can do it by hand. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:

Some routers need to be rebooted in order for the changes to be saved.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for iVPN:

List of Routers - Customized for iVPN

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for iVPN.

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