Some countries censor their inhabitants' internet connection and, as enforcement, have banned or restricted VPN usage. Turning on the "Stealth mode"-feature on the IXplatform will legally bypass this and enables the IXrouter to set up its VPN connection.
Performance and outgoing portThis option may decrease performance, so it should only be checked when applicable. Please make sure outgoing port 8443 (TCP) is open in the firewall, as is listed in the connectivity requirements.
The following steps show you how to activate "Stealth mode" for your IXrouter.
- Go to [Devices] in the main menu, select the concerning device, press [∙∙∙] in the VPN section, and select [Stealth mode].
- Toggle [Use stealth mode]and press [Confirm].
Automatically connectThe IXrouter will now automatically download its OpenVPN configuration file and set up its VPN connection to an IXON server. There is no need to reboot the IXrouter.