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Jan
5
DrayTek Weekly Update 5 January 2018
Posted by Roy Panetta on 05 January 2018 02:32 PM

New Application Notes

VigorSwitch

What will VLAN Port Configuration do with the frame? (ingress/egress rule, port/frame type, PVID/VID)

This application note describes how VLAN Port Configuration affects  incoming and outgoing frames on VigorSwitch P2261.

Click here to read the application note.

NAT

[Vigor3900] What is Fast NAT and when to Use it?

The latest firmware (V1.3.2) of the Vigor3900/2960/300B now supports Fast NAT function which allows specific LAN hosts to skip inspecting and go to the fast NAT path directly. This reduces the CPU load and speeds up NAT sessions performance. This application note uses a configuration example to show how this works.

Click here to read the application note.

Connectivity

How to use Country Object in Route Policy?

This application note describes how to use the country object in Vigor routers to forward traffic for certain applications or web sites based or the destination country using the Load Balance/Route Policy configuration.

Click here to read the application note.

VPN

How to do port redirection to a host on the remote network?

This application note shows how to access a server on a remote network over a VPN connection even the remote router does not have a public IP or certain ports are blocked by the ISP.  After the VPN tunnel is established, open port settings are used  in the remote router to access the server.

Click here to read the application note.

Firmware Updates

Vigor2860 / Vigor2860L V3.8.6

New Features

  • Support DrayDDNS service
  • Add country object which can be integrated with route policy.
  • Support SMS One Time Password (OTP) for VPN / Remote Management (2FA two factor authentication).

Improvement

  • Increase Access List from the Internet as 10 entries.
  • Mail Alert notification includes new WAN IP for the WAN reconnect event.
  • Improvement for dashboard display.
  • Enable SysLog Server on System Maintenance>>Syslog/Mail Alert to activate Web Syslog.

For a complete list of new features and improvements, refer to the release notes in the download link below

Click here to download the firmware.

 

Vigor2960 V1.3.2.1

Improvement

  • Corrected: Could not display the status (e.g., version, channel, SSID...) of managed VigorAP on AP Management>>Status.

Click here to download the firmware.

Vigor300B V1.3.2

New Features

  • Update bootloader version to 1.3.3.
  • Support Fast NAT function to reduce CPU loading (in NAT>>Fast NAT).

Improvement

  • Corrected: Failed to view the configured URL Filter Profile (empty content).
  • Corrected: Correct the rate unit for Filtering Rate in Firewall>>DoS Defense>> Switch Rate Limit>>Storm Filter.
  • Corrected: HTTPS access barrier blocked remote https connection even the user had logged in.

For a complete list of new features and improvements, refer to the release notes in the download link below.

 Click here to download the firmware.

 

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Dec
22
DrayTek Weekly Update 22 December 2017
Posted by Roy Panetta on 22 December 2017 11:56 AM

New Application Notes

WAN

The Difference between Service and Customer WAN VLAN Tag Insertion

This application note describes how to configure the VLAN Tag Insertion setting for the WAN. The latest firmware now has a “Service” and “Customer” VLAN Tag insertion setting. This new type of VLAN tag supports QinQ. This feature is not widely used in Australia by ISP’s but is causing confusion with customers when configuring the router. For Australia both “Service” and “Customer” VLAN Tag insertion will give the same result so either can be used when setting up the WAN connection.

For a description on how this configuration works you can read the application note.

Click here to read the application note.

Firewall

How to set the Firewall Rule to individual user when using User Based mode?

This application note shows how to use User Management and set different policies for different user accounts. In the example used, LAN clients are required to log in to access the Internet and different policies are configured for each user account.

Click here to read the application note.

How to block Windows update by using Firewall with URL Filter and DNS Filter?

This application note describes how to block the LAN clients from Windows update server, to prevent unwanted Windows updates.

Click here to read the application note.

Firmware Updates

Vigor2860 / Vigor2860L V3.8.5.3

Improvement

  • Improved: Allow conditional Bind IP to MAC based upon network entry point.
  • Corrected: Bandwidth limit could not work normally via LAN to LAN VPN.
  • Corrected: TR-069 parameters configured for Vigor router could not get response from VigorACS.
  • Corrected: Hardware Acceleration would be disabled automatically if WAN3 / WAN4 budget was enabled.

Click here to download the firmware.

Vigor2832 V3.8.7

New Features

  • Add an option to disable / enable "EAPOL Key Retries" (Wireless LAN(2.4GHz) >>Security Settings), so system administrator can configure EAPOL retries.
  • Support IKEv2 for IPsec tunnel in LAN to LAN.
  • Support VigorACS 2.2.0.
  • Support Large LAN Subnet

For a complete list of new features and improvements, refer to the release notes in the download link below.

 Click here to download the firmware.

Vigor2925 V3.8.5

New Features

  • Support IKEv2 for IPsec tunnel in LAN to LAN.
  • Add ALG for NAT (NAT>>ALG).
  • Add Roaming function for wireless 2.4G & 5G.
  • Support large LAN subnet ( /22).

Improvement

  •  Corrected: WPA2 KRACK vulnerability issue.

For a complete list of new features and improvements, refer to the release notes in the download link below.

 Click here to download the firmware.

Vigor2952 V3.8.7

New Features

  • Enable IKEv2 support.
  • Support VigorACS 2.2.0.
  • Support ALG (NAT>>ALG).
  • Support BGP.
  • Support Airtime Fairness.

For a complete list of new features and improvements, refer to the release notes in the download link below.

Click here to download the firmware.

Vigor3220 V3.8.7

New Features

  • Enable IKEv2 support.
  • Support VigorACS 2.2.0.
  • Support ALG (NAT>>ALG).
  • Support BGP.
  • Support Airtime Fairness.

For a complete list of new features and improvements, refer to the release notes in the download link below.

Click here to download the firmware.

VigorAP 710 V1.2.3.1

Improvement

  • Fixed WPA2 KRACK vulnerability.

Click here to download the firmware.

VigorAP 810 V1.2.3.1

Improvement

  • Fixed WPA2 KRACK vulnerability.

Click here to download the firmware.

VigorAP 910C V1.2.3.2

Improvement

  • Fixed ‘KRACK' wireless vulnerability.

 Click here to download the firmware.

 

Smart VPN Client for macOS V1.2.0

Version: 1.2.0 for macOS X 10.11 or later

  • Add auto-reconnect function when VPN server drops the connection

Click here to download the Software.

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Dec
12
DrayTek Weekly Update 12 December 2017
Posted by Roy Panetta on 12 December 2017 11:17 AM

New Application Notes

VigorACS

The comparison table of each User Role on VigorACS 2

This application note includes a table that shows the privilege level for each user role in VigorACS 2 for various configuration and monitoring tasks.

The User Roles in VigorACS 2 are: System Admin, Group Admin, Admin, Operator and View Only Operator.

Click here to read the application note.

VPN

How to assign a fixed IP address for the remote router of LAN to LAN VPN (PPTP & SSL VPN)?

This application note shows how to assign a static IP address for a Dial-in connection.

Click here to read the application note.

 

What should I do if Smart VPN Client displays error message "Can't find VPPP adapter !!!" when connecting SSL VPN?

This application note describes how to resolve the issue where the DrayTek Virtual PPP adapter on Windows cannot be found when setting up a SSL VPN connection.

Click here to read the application note.

 

Security and Performance comparison of VPN types which Vigor router supports

This application note provides a comparison of the various VPN protocols used in Vigor routers including PPTP, IPSec (IKEv1 and IKEv2), L2TP, and SSL VPN.

Click here to read the application note.

 

How to do NAT inside IPSec VPN to fit Firewall Policy of VPN server?

This application note shows how to configure Vigor2960/3900 routers to allow NAT to be applied to traffic in an IPSec tunnel so that only a single IP address will be seen in the remote network.

Click here to read the application note.

 

Firmware Updates

Vigor2860 V3.8.5.2

New Feature

  • Add an option to disable / enable "EAPOL Key Retries" (Wireless LAN(2.4GHz) >>Security Settings and Wireless LAN(5GHz) >> Security Settings), so system administrator can configure EAPOL retries.

Click here to download the firmware.

 

Vigor2132 V3.8.0

New Feature

  • Support VigorACS 2.2.0.

Click here to download the firmware.

 

VigorAP 902 V1.2.3.1

Improvement

  • Fixed ‘KRACK' wireless vulnerability.

Click here to download the firmware.

 

Vigor3900 V1.3.2

New Feature

  • Support Fast NAT function to reduce CPU loading (in NAT>>Fast NAT).

Improvements

  • Fixed: Failed to view the configured URL Filter Profile (empty content).
  • Fixed: Correct the rate unit for Filtering Rate in Firewall>>DoS Defense>> Switch Rate Limit>>Storm Filter.
  • Fixed: HTTPS access barrier blocked remote https connection even the user had logged in.

For a complete list of improvements, refer to the release notes in the download link.

Click here to download the firmware.

 

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Nov
29
DrayTek Weekly Update 29 November 2017
Posted by Roy Panetta on 29 November 2017 01:32 PM

New Application Notes

Management

How to perform the basic troubleshooting on Active Directory/LDAP issues?

This application note provides some tips on troubleshooting LDAP issues.

Click here to read the application note.

When to use LDAP in Simple mode and when to use LDAP in Regular mode?

This application note describes the differences between Simple mode and Regular mode, and when to use them accordingly.

Click here to read the application note.

How to allow users login to Vigor's Hotspot with their social media accounts (e.g.: Facebook & Google)?

Vigor2860 and Vigor2862 wireless routers running the latest firmware support Hotspot Web Portal with user authentication through their social media account such as Facebook and Google. This application note shows how to set up the hotspot web portal with Facebook login.

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Why the browser cannot redirect to the Hotspot Web Portal page to HTTPS website?

This application note explains why you sometimes may get a warning message when using the hotspot web portal feature to redirect clients to HTTPS websites.

Click here to read the application note.

 

Security

[Vigor3900] How to enable Google SafeSearch (by using LAN DNS)?

Google Search offers SafeSearch filtering service which can help us to block inappropriate or explicit images from Google Search results. The examples below will show you how to force LAN networks to enable Google SafeSearch by LAN DNS feature on Vigor2960.

This application note applies to the Vigor3900, Vigor2960, and Vigor300B routers.

Click here to read the application note.

How to force your LAN Clients to use Google SafeSearch?

SafeSearch is a Google service that helps you block inappropriate images from Google Search results. We can use LAN DNS feature to force LAN clients to use SafeSearch when they use Google Search.

This application note applies to the Vigor DrayOS routers.

Click here to read the application note.

How to force your LAN clients to use YouTube in Restricted mode?

YouTube provides Restricted Mode that helps screen out potentially objectionable content. The example used in this application note shows show how to configure the Vigor Router to force LAN clients to use YouTube in Restricted mode.

Click here to read the application note.

 

VPN

How to authenticate Host to LAN VPN with AD/LDAP server?

This application note shows how to configure Vigor Router to use an external LDAP/AD server for VPN authentication.

Click here to read the application note.

Security and Performance comparison of VPN types which Vigor router supports

This application note has a comparison table of various VPN protocols supported in Vigor routers. Links for each protocol in the table, point to related application notes.

Click here to read the application note.

 

VigorACS

How to get all the TR-069 parameters that CPE supports?

This application note document shows how to check the supported parameters of each CPE device and extract the parameters in XML format or view the values directly. It also shows how you can check the parameters from VigorACS SI and VigorACS 2.

Click here to read the application note.

 

Firmware Updates

Vigor2860 V3.8.5.1

Improvement

  • Fixed WPA2 KRACK vulnerability issue which affected Wireless WAN mode only.

For a complete list of improvements refer to the release notes in the firmware download link.

Click here to download the firmware.

 

Vigor2960 V1.3.2

New Features

  •          Update bootloader version to 1.3.2.
  •          Support Fast NAT function to reduce CPU loading (in NAT>>Fast NAT).

Improvement

  •          Corrected: Failed to view the configured URL Filter Profile (empty content).
  •          Corrected: Correct the rate unit for Filtering Rate in Firewall>>DoS Defense>> Switch Rate Limit>>Storm Filter.
  •          Corrected: HTTPS access barrier blocked remote https connection even the user had logged in.
  •          Corrected: A potential error which might result in flooding WAN removed from load balance pool forever.

 For a complete list of improvements and known issues refer to the release notes in the firmware download link.

Click here to download the firmware.

 

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Nov
23
DrayTek Weekly Update 23 November 2017
Posted by Roy Panetta on 23 November 2017 01:08 PM

Upcoming Webinar

Free Webinar: DrayTek VigorACS 2 – Features and Benefits

Tuesday 28 November 2017

10:00AM – 10:45 AM (AEST)

You are invited to attend our next webinar presentation where we will discuss DrayTek VigorACS 2 –Features and Benefits.

The presentation gives an overview of the latest addition to DrayTek network management solutions, DrayTek VigorACS 2. We will look at what is VigorACS 2 and an overview of how it works.

We will also go through some of the functions and menu views to give you an understanding of the power of this network management tool.

Other topics include the features and benefits of using VigorACS 2 as well as an overview of CPE configuration and management.

There will be time to ask questions at the end of the presentation.

I hope you will be able to attend this interesting webinar.

webinar

Click here to register for this webinar.

New Application Notes

Wireless

How to setup LAN and WAN connections via wireless with 2 Aps

This application note shows the configuration steps to set up LAN and WAN connections via wireless with two access points.

Click here to read the application note.

VPN

Aggressive Mode VPN Connection between SonicWALL and Draytek Router

This application note shows the configuration steps to set up a VPN tunnel between a DrayTek router and a SonicWALL router using Aggressive mode.

Click here to read the application note.

NBN

How to Connect DrayTek Vigor2860 / Vigor2862 to VDSL2 connection on Optus NBN network

This application note describes how to configure the DrayTek Vigor2860 and Vigor2862 routers for a VDSL2 connection on the Optus NBN network.

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