FAQs on DrayTek 2860/2862 v2862 Vigor 2862 Router

FAQs on DrayTek 2860/2862 v2862 Vigor 2862 Router

How do I upgrade the firmware? follow the handy guide here https://www.draytek.co.uk/support/guides/kb-firmwareupgrade-webui

What's the default password? it's admin for the username and the password

What is LTE and which router do I need to use it?

LTE stands for “Long Term Evolution” and is step towards true 4G. So when referring to 4G LTE, its actually weaker than true 4G. The LTE International Standard is loosely defined and frequently updated, making a true LTE standard a moving target.

In short, it’s better than 3G, but not quite 4G.
Follow the handy guides here to get it configured
https://www.draytek.com/support/knowledge-base/5693
https://www.draytek.co.uk/support/guides/kb-ltewanconfig


How do I setup port forwarding? Ensure you're running the latest firmware and head here
https://www.draytek.co.uk/support/guides/kb-firewall-rules-port-forwarding

How can I get my vpn (Virtual Private Networking) setup?

DrayTek LAN-to-LAN IPsec VPN Configuration Checkout Article Guide 412
https://www.draytek.co.uk/support/guides/kb-lantolan-ipsec

DrayTek LAN-to-LAN PPTP VPN Configuration Checkout Article Guide 414
https://www.draytek.co.uk/support/guides/kb-lantolan-pptp

DrayTek LAN-to-LAN SSL VPN Configuration Guide658
https://www.draytek.co.uk/support/guides/kb-lantolan-ssl

DrayTek to Microsoft Azure Cloud - IPsec VPN (IKEv2 Route-based) Configuration Guide Checkout Article Guide 797
https://www.draytek.co.uk/support/guides/kb-lantolan-ipsec-azure

How do I configure a VDSL/VDSL2 Setup? These are ISP specific guides
DrayTek VDSL2 Setup with BT Infinity Fibre Broadband
https://www.draytek.co.uk/support/guides/vigor-2860-vdsl-setup

DrayTek VDSL2 Setup with EE
https://www.draytek.co.uk/support/guides/kb-isp-ee

DrayTek VDSL2 Setup with TalkTalk
https://www.draytek.co.uk/support/guides/kb-isp-talktalk
DrayTek VDSL2 Setup with TalkTalk Business
https://www.draytek.co.uk/support/guides/kb-isp-talktalk-business

Where can I get the manual/user guide? head below for the user guide and enter the base model number i.e. for 2862ln enter 2862 only
https://www.draytek.co.uk/support/downloads

Where can I get the latest firmware? the firmware on the website for the draytek 2862 covers the entire 2862 range so you only need to enter 2862 into the downloads section search box. Note: there are tyically 2 versions included in the download a .rst file and a .all file using the .rst will clear the entire configuration! using the .all will retain your configuration and just upgrade you to the version you've downloaded - Always take care before upgrading, backup your configuration and never disconnect the power when updating or interupt the web browser as this can crash the upgrade rendering your router unusable(bricked).
https://www.draytek.co.uk/support/downloads