Configure OpenVPN for Point-to-Site VPN gateways

This article helps you set up OpenVPNĀ® Protocol on Azure VPN Gateway. This article contains both Azure portal and PowerShell instructions.



  1. In the portal, navigate to your Virtual network gateway -> Point-to-site configuration.

  2. For Tunnel type, select OpenVPN (SSL) from the dropdown.

    Select OpenVPN SSL from the dropdown

  3. Save your changes and continue with Next steps.


  1. Enable OpenVPN on your gateway using the following example, adjusting the values as necessary.

    $gw = Get-AzVirtualNetworkGateway -ResourceGroupName TestRG1 -name VNet1GW
    Set-AzVirtualNetworkGateway -VirtualNetworkGateway $gw -VpnClientProtocol OpenVPN
  2. Continue with Next steps.

Next steps

To configure clients for OpenVPN, see Configure OpenVPN clients for Windows, macOS and IOS, and Linux.

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