OpenVPN Protocol

Detection Information

The following page provides information on the OpenVPN Protocol.

Protocol Description

OpenVPN is a virtual private network (VPN) protocol. The main implementation is developed under an open source license and is widely deployed. VPN clients are available for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iOS.

Best Practices

VPNs can not only be used to connect remote locations, but also be used to bypass your firewall/DNS policies. Investigate any unauthorized use on your network.

Known Ports

  • TCP 1194 - OpenVPN TCP port.
  • UDP 1194 - OpenVPN UDP port.



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