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OpenVPN connection on NordVPN

OpenVPN is an open-source VPN protocol that makes use of virtual private network (VPN) techniques to establish safe site-to-site or point-to-point connections. NordVPN service uses this protocol for a successful VPN connection.

What OpenVPN ports does NordVPN use?

With NordVPN, you can connect via OpenVPN both over TCP and UDP.

For OpenVPN TCP connections, use port 443.
For OpenVPN UDP connections, use port 1194.

For more information, please read our article on the differences between TCP and UDP.

How do I manually set up OpenVPN with NordVPN?

You can set up an OpenVPN connection manually on different devices with NordVPN. Here’s how: 

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