How to setup SoftEther VPN Server in Azure/AWS/GCP

Deploy SoftEther VPN server into any of the cloud platforms. Perfect solution if you want to hide your ip address, allow external connections, site to site connections, NAT traversal and many many more features. Click on any of the links below to deploy into your cloud environment.

Getting Started


Once you have deployed Softether VPN on Windows server, the first step is to RDP into the new instance once it has fully booted up.  The following links explain how to connect the VM once it has finished being deployed:



Once logged in, you’re now ready to start setting up your new server as per the following sections. 

Setting up Softether VPN Server


For full documentation check out SoftEthers tutorials:


Installation Support


If you have any problems with installing Softether VPN Server in any of the cloud environments please comment below or contact us and we will assist as much as we can


Firewall Ports


If you need to open any firewall ports on your VM, the following links explain how to create them:


Softether VPN uses the following ports


TCP 992

TCP 443 

TCP 1194

TCP 5555


To setup AWS firewall rules refer to – AWS Security Groups

To setup Azure firewall rules refer to – Azure Network Security Groups

To setup Google GCP firewall rules refer to – Creating GCP Firewalls


Disclaimer: Softether VPN is a registered trademark of University of Tsukuba Japan & licenced under Apache License 2.0. No warrantee of any kind, express or implied, is included with this software. Use at your risk, responsibility for damages (if any) to anyone resulting from the use of this software rest entirely with the user. The author is not responsible for any damage that its use could cause.

Andrew Fitzgerald

Cloud Solution Architect. Helping customers transform their business to the cloud. 20 years experience working in complex infrastructure environments and a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert on everything Cloud

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