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Work from Home Solution with VPN & App QoS

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Understanding Working from Home VPN Solutions in 5 Steps

Work from Home VPN Solution in 5 steps

VPN Topology for Working from Home

VPN Topology

Working from Home? Or on a Business Trip?

Suggested Built-in VPN Type
Suggested Built-in VPN Type

Built-in VPN type is natively supported by the OS and no Smart VPN Client required.

OS Suggested VPN Type Matched VPN in DrayTek Router Security Advisory FAQ
Windows For V2960 & V3900 IKEv2 IKEv2 EAP For IPsec, use AES-SHA256 security method for highest security and best performance! link
For DrayOS Models L2TP/IPsec L2TP/IPsec link
Android For All Vigor Router Models IPsec XAuth IPsec XAuth link
macOS Cisco IPsec IPsec XAuth link
iOS IPsec IPsec XAuth link
Alternative VPN Type

For all clients, download Smart VPN Client for alternative VPN type.

OS VPN Type in Vigor Router Note FAQ
Windows For All Vigor Router Models SSL VPN or OpenVPN Download Smart VPN Client for free to dial SSL VPN and OpenVPN link
Android link
macOS link
iOS link

Download Smart VPN Client from Here

Connecting Between HQ and Branches?

Branch offices dial LAN-to-LAN VPN to the HQ to have secure access to the company resources.

If HQ dials a LAN-to-LAN VPN to the cloud server, branches can also access to the cloud server via HQ.

Suggested LAN-to-LAN VPN Protocol

IPsec tunnel with AES-SHA256 security method for highest security and best performance

DSL VPN Router

DSL VPN Router

Broadband VPN Router

Broadband VPN router

More Information

Don’t Want to Change the Existing Office Network?

Keep your current office network, and simply put a Vigor Router in your LAN to work as VPN server.

1. Connect Vigor Router’s WAN port to DMZ port on your company gateway router (or setup port forwarding for VPN to pass to Vigor Rotuer, e,g., port 443 for SSL VPN).

2. Download Smart VPN Client on your device. Select VPN type, and either add your office network to “more route” or enable Change Default Route.

3. Done! Start working from home!

It works for LAN-to-LAN VPN as well! See more at Single-Arm VPN

dial vpn with current topology
VPN Matcher

DrayTek VPN Matcher

VPN Server Behind NAT Made Easy

Some ISPs assign private IP addresses for a multi-site company, and most 4G providers offer private IP, too.

VPN Server with private IP behind NAT makes branches unable to establish a LAN-to-LAN VPN tunnel.

To overcome the limitations, register all your VPN Vigor Routers to DrayTek VPN Matcher, then VPN Matcher will help exchanging the connection information between VPN Server and branches.

With the connection information, VPN tunnel can be established successfully.

Improving Experience for Business Critical Apps

VoIP First

VoIP is always with top priority! With default UDP 5060 port (configurable), VoIP QoS is out-of-box ready.

Improve Experience for Business-Critical Apps

Select your business critical apps, and easily put them into QoS classes.

Flexible Bandwidth Allocation

Bandwidth will be reserved for high-priority classes, and can be used by low-priority classes when available.

Set Up QoS in 3 Steps


Define your WAN bandwidth and operational direction.


Specify the business critical apps and their QoS classes.


Reserve corresponding bandwidth ratio for business critical apps.

Real-time Bandwidth Allocation Monitoring

With simple settings, router starts to flexibly allocate bandwidth to the business critical apps.

QoS status

Compatible Router

App QoS Model

Work from Home Solution
with VPN & App QoS

With the current effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, businesses are looking for ways to operate by having employees work from home. DrayTek provides a work from home solution with VPN and improved App QoS to meet your needs.