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L2TP and Firewall Rules

By default, when the L2TP server is enabled, firewall rules will not be automatically added to the chosen interface to permit UDP port 1701. A firewall rule must be added to whichever interface the L2TP traffic will be entering, typically WAN, the WAN containing the default gateway, or IPsec.