On What Ports PureVPN Work? and Should I Allow them on My Anti-Virus Program/Firewall?

Sep 18, 2014
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Usually Firewalls do not block Virtual Private Networks but if you are facing trouble, all you need to do is to create relevant exception in your firewall settings. PureVPN supports following protocols:

PPTP VPN, which requires port 1723 opened on your firewall for both UDP/TCP. GRE 45
L2TP VPN, which requires port 1701 opened on the firewall for both UDP/TCP, and;
SSTP VPN, which requires port 443 opened on the firewall for both UDP/TCP.
OpenVPN UDP: 53
OpenVPN TCP: 80

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Comments (8 )


  1. PureVPN Team says:


    Thanks for your comment. Can you please elaborate your question so we may assist you in better way.

  2. André Luiz B K says:

    Cisco DPC3928 overload on UDP 53 port

  3. PureVPN Team says:


    I am sorry for the inconvenience. If any port is blocked by your ISP then you need to try others.

    Let me know if there is anything else I can help with!

    • asdfsdaf says:

      My router chokes on OpenVPN over port 53/UDP. Any other port makes it work. While port 53 is good for evasion, it is often specially handled by network appliances.

    • Tidemannos says:

      What do you mean by try others? Do Purevpn support other UDP OpenVPN ports?

    • Tidemannos says:

      What do you mean by try others? Do Purevpn support other UDP ports?

      • PureVPN Team says:

        Thanks for reaching out. We request you to join us on 24/7 live chat so we may guide you in better way.

  4. Mark says:

    Port 53 is extremely sub-optimal for OpenVPN. Some providers block access to external DNS (UDP port 53). I’m sitting on a hotel network now where that is the case.