Vigor Router support importing a Let's Encrypt certificate from its web user interface. It makes the process of generating, signing and importing the certificate very easy. This document will show how to apply a Let's Encrypt for the router's domain.
Vigor routers offers time schedule function, which Network Administrator can use it to reboot the router during non-business hours for example. This article shows an example of schedule a reboot every work day
Since firmware version 3.8.7 on DrayOS models, and 1.4.0 on Linux models, a free DDNS service - DrayDDNS is provided to every Vigor Router. Each device can register for one hostname at the domain drayddns.com, and it works for all the WAN interfaces. This article will demonstrate how to set up the DrayDDNS service on your router.
(Note: Vigor2925 series support DrayDDNS since version 126.96.36.199, and Vigor2862 series support it since 3.8.5)
This article demonstrates how to add a new license key for the router's WCF service.
Vigor Router can send the email to notify the network administrator for the events including
Note that the options available vary between models. This article shows how to configure the router to send Email notification for WAN and VPN disconnect/reconnect for example.
In the following paragraph, we will demonstrate how to set up the Active-Standby mode High Availability.
High Availability (HA) is a feature that allows the network administrator to another router to the network for hardware redundancy. In Hot-Standby Mode, The primary and secondary router share the same WAN source; however, usually, only the primary is online. When the primary router goes down, the secondary comes up, dial up the same WAN line, and continue to provide Internet service to LAN clients.
This article describes how to access the management page of a Vigor130 operates in bridge mode. When in bridge mode, a Vigor130 cannot be accessed directly since it acts as a modem; however, if the Internet service is using VLAN tag, we can create a un-tagged virtual WAN interface linked to the LAN of Vigor130 on the Vigor Router and access the management page of Vigor130 from the virtual WAN.
Vigor Router supports Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP), which provides a method to send firmware file to the router without logging into the router's management page. This article demonstrates how to turn the router into a TFTP server, and how to upload a file to the router by a Windows PC and a Mac.
Vigor Router offers remote management access; however, it is disabled for security reason. If you would like to manage the router from the Internet, follow the steps below.
High Availability (HA) is a simple solution for business downtime caused by hardware failure. When HA is enabled, the network administrator can have a second router on the network to deliver full routing services during the downtime of the main router. Virtual IP is used for LAN clients' gateway IP, so there is no configuration change required when the backup router takes place.
DrayTek High Availability (HA) feature offers two modes, Hot-Standby and Active-Standby, this article explains the difference between them.
Dynamic DNS service is the solution when you want to access the router from the Internet, but it has a dynamic IP address. You can sign up for a Dynamic DNS service and register a hostname for the router. With Dynamic DNS setup, the router will update the server its current WAN IP address to the Dynamic DNS server periodically.
This article shows how to access the router's web-based management interface when it's in the default configuration.
Due to security concerns, it is strongly recommended to have a unique private key on each device for self-signed SSL. This article shows how to generate a unique self-signed certificate then replace the default one on Vigor Router.
Before handing over your Vigor router to a new owner, remember that if the router has been registered with your MyVigor account, you should also transfer the router to the new owner's MyVigor account. Please follow the instructions to transfer Vigor Router and its license to a new owner.
If there are multiple subnets on the router, Network Administrator may set up LAN-based or IP-based access control at system maintenance >> management to prevent un-authorized LAN clients from logging into the router and change the router's settings.