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DrayTek Vigor 2866ax Wi-Fi 6 DSL Firewall Router

DrayTek Vigor 2866ax Wi-Fi 6 DSL Firewall Router

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DrayTek Vigor 2866ax Simultaneous Dual-WAN VDSL2/ADSL2+ WiFi 6 Router w/ VPN & 3G/4G LTE Support (2974Mbps AX)


The DrayTek Vigor 2866ax Dual-WAN VDSL2/ADSL2+ WiFi 6 Router is a G.Fast / VDSL and Ethernet Multi-WAN Firewall VPN router. This router is ideally suited to connect directly to Ultrafast G.Fast broadband and Superfast VDSL. The Vigor 2866ax provides advanced Firewall and Content Filtering, Quality of Service and VPN with Gigabit throughput. This model also provides 802.11ax (WiFi 6) simultaneous dual-band wireless. The Vigor 2866ax provides a reliable, flexible, and secure networking solution, ideal for Home Offices, Small Business and Satellite Offices.


  • G.Fast and Ethernet Load Balancer
    High throughput handles fast internet connections, with Load Balancing and Route Policy.
  • AX3000 Wireless
    Supports dual-band 802.11ax WiFi 6.
  • Robust SMB VPN Router
    Up to 32 active VPN tunnels, with up to 800Mbps IPsec Hardware Accelerated throughput.
  • 5+1 Gigabit LAN Ports with VLANs
    Extensive LAN management features, use VLANs to manage up to 8 networks.
  • VigorACS Central Management
    Easily provision, monitor and manage remote sites without on-site IT or dedicated staff.
  • Firewall & Content Filtering
    Manage internet access with Firewall, App Enforcement & Category-based Web Filtering.
  • High Availability
    Connect a pair of Vigor 2866 series routers to provide a hardware backup solution.
  • DrayDDNS with LetsEncrypt Certificates
    Free DrayDDNS address for each router, with automated LetsEncrypt SSL/TLS Certificates.
  • Quality of Service with App QoS
    Easily prioritise latency-sensitive applications on your network with App QoS.
  • Hotspot Web Portal
    Provide internet access to guests and market your business with captive portal.
  • Centralised LAN Management
    Easily manage and provision DrayTek VigorAP access points and VigorSwitch switches (sold separately).

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    G.Fast and Ethernet Load Balancer
    Connect the Vigor 2866 to Ultrafast and Superfast VDSL2 FTTC with integrated DSL modem. Load Balance with Ethernet WAN and more for greater resiliency and higher throughput.

    Benefits: Future Proof DSL Router. High speed DSL & Gigabit CPE with flexible application.

    Wi-Fi 6 - AX3000 Performance
    Wi-Fi 6 wireless provides gigabit Wi-Fi with reliable throughput. Ideal for time-sensitive video conferencing, low latency gaming and handling 4K Ultra-HD streaming, without buffering.

    Benefits: Improve wireless performance. Built with the latest technologies.

    Packed With Features
    Take advantage of DrayTek’s rich feature set and useful functionality such as Quality of Service, Route Policy, VPN Matcher, DrayDDNS and more.

    Benefits: Advanced DrayTek router functionality solves many complex networking issues.

    Robust SMB VPN Router
    Quickly and securely connect remote sites with up to 32 VPN tunnels. Enable remote workers to access resources with DrayTek SSL VPN and OpenVPN support.

    Benefits: Securely encrypt network access for remote workers and working from home.

    5+1 Gigabit LAN Ports with VLANs
    Link Server, Computers, and Network Attached Storage directly, with up to 6 Gigabit LAN ports. VLANs allow for as many as 8 separate networks, with options for Hotspot Captive Portal.

    Benefits: Improve quality of service for private and guest data traffic. Connect more devices.

    VigorACS SD-WAN Central Management
    Manage the Vigor 2866 remotely and utilise DrayTek’s powerful SD-WAN features with the VigorACS 3 management platform. Centrally manage & provision whole networks across multiple sites.

    Benefits: Save time and money. Provision, manage and monitor remote sites easily, without on-site IT or dedicated staff.

    Dimensions and Weight

    Width 241 mm, Depth 165 mm, Height 44 mm,Weight 780 g


    Vigor 2866ax Router
    Key Specifications (Ultrafast Fibre), VDSL2 (Superfast Fibre), ADSL and Ethernet Router
    Multi-WAN Gigabit Performance Router with Load-Balancing & Failover
    Up to 950Mbps Firewall Throughput for Ethernet WAN
    5+1 Gigabit RJ-45 LAN Ports
    Up to 800Mbps VPN Throughput with IPsec acceleration
    32 LAN-to-LAN & Remote Teleworker VPN Tunnels
    16 DrayTek SSL VPN or OpenVPN Tunnels
    AX3000 – Wi-Fi 6 Dual Band Wireless
    8 LAN Subnets with VLANs (Port-based / 802.1q)
    SPI Firewall and Content Filtering
    Optional VigorCare Available
    Can be centrally Managed by VigorACS
    The Vigor 2866 series comes in several different models depending on the features required. Please double check when ordering that you have selected the correct product and a product intended for the correct region/network.

    This model:
    UK Product Code EAN Product Name Product Description
    V2866AX-K 4710484743565 Vigor 2866ax (UK/IE) Vigor 2866ax & Ethernet router with Wi-Fi 6 AX3000 wireless

    Other models in the Vigor 2866 router series:
    UK Product Code EAN Product Name Product Description
    V2866-K 4712909128308 Vigor 2866 (UK/IE) Vigor 2866 wired & Ethernet router
    V2866AC-K 4710484743244 Vigor 2866ac (UK/IE) Vigor 2866ac & Ethernet router with AC1300 wireless
    V2866LAC-K 4710484740434 Vigor 2866Lac (UK/IE) Vigor 2866Lac & Ethernet router with AC1300 wireless and integrated 4G/LTE modem
    V2866VAC-K 4710484743343 Vigor 2866Vac (UK/IE) Vigor 2866Vac & Ethernet router with AC1300 wireless and VoIP
    The EAN is a barcode number which identifies the unique specific product type. It is separate to the product serial number which is unique to each product. The EAN will also appear on your product box when you receive it so you can double check that you have been sent the right product.

    These product codes are for UK/Irish products only. Please check with your local DrayTek office for the correct part nos. for your region if you are not in the UK/IE to ensure that you get the correct hardware and local support/warranty.

    Technical Specification (UK Hardware Spec.)
    Physical Interfaces
    WAN1: / VDSL2 / VDSL2 35b / ADSL2+, RJ-11
    WAN2/LAN Switchable Port: 1x Gigabit Ethernet (1G/100M/10M), RJ-45
    LAN Ports: 5x Gigabit Ethernet (1G/100M/10M), RJ-45
    2x USB 2.0 Ports for 3G/4G Modem, thermometer or Printer
    2x Removable Wireless antennas
    Wireless On / Off / WPS button
    Recessed Factory Reset button
    NAT Performance:
    1.3Gb/s Max Sync Rate with (dependant on ISP & Exchange equipment)
    300 Mb/s Max Sync Rate with VDSL2 35b
    950 Mb/s NAT Throughput for Ethernet WAN with Hardware Acceleration
    1.3Gb/s Total Multi-WAN NAT Throughput
    800 Mb/s NAT Throughput per WAN without Hardware Acceleration
    60,000 NAT Sessions
    8000 Hardware Accelerated NAT Sessions
    VPN Performance:
    300 Mb/s IPsec (AES256) VPN Performance
    800 Mb/s Hardware Accelerated IPsec VPN Performance - New!
    130 Mb/s SSL VPN Performance
    Max. 32 Concurrent VPN Tunnels
    Max. 16 Concurrent SSL VPN / OpenVPN Tunnels
    WAN Interfaces
    WAN1: / VDSL2 / VDSL2 35b / ADSL2+
    WAN2: Gigabit Ethernet
    WAN3: 2.4GHz Wireless WAN - Not supported on AX variant
    WAN4: 5GHz Wireless WAN - Not supported on AX variant
    WAN5: 4G/LTE USB Modem (not included, see supported 4G/LTE modem list)
    WAN6: 4G/LTE USB Modem (not included)
    Internet Connection
    Load Balancing: IP-based, Session-based
    Hardware Acceleration
    802.1p/q Multi-VLAN Tagging
    WAN Active on Demand: Link Failure, Traffic Threshold
    Connection Detection: PPP, ARP Detect, Ping Detect
    WAN Data Budget
    Dynamic DNS
    DrayDDNS – with automated LetsEncrypt Certificates
    Full Feature-set Hardware Acceleration:
    Hardware Accelerated Quality of Service
    Multi-WAN Data Budget
    Traffic Graph & Data Flow Monitor
    Bandwidth Limit
    Hardware Acceleration for Wireless Clients - New!
    IPv4 Connection Types: PPPoA, PPPoE, MPoA, DHCP, Static IP, PPTP/L2TP (Ethernet WAN only)
    IPv6 Connection Types:
    Ethernet: PPP, DHCPv6, Static IPv6, TSPC, AICCU, 6rd, 6in4 Static Tunnel
    4G/LTE Modem & USB 4G/LTE Modem: TSPC, AICCU, Static IPv6, DHCPv6 Client, VDSL & ADSL Features
    BT Infinity Option 1 & Option 2 Compatible
    Compliant with Openreach SIN 527 & SIN 498
    Auto Detection of, VDSL and ADSL line modes
    Support for G.INP & Vectoring Standards:
    ITU-T G.9700, G.9701
    Profile: 212MHz & 106MHz
    VDSL Standards:
    ITU-T G.993.1 VDSL
    ITU-T G.993.2, G.997.1 VDSL2
    Band Plan: G.998, G.997
    Annex A, Annex B, Annex C
    VDSL2 Profile: 8a, 8b, 8c, 8d, 12a, 12b, 17a, 35b
    OLR, UPBO, DPBO Supported
    US0 Supported
    Loop Diagnostic Mode
    DSL Forum WT-114
    ADSL Standards:
    ANSI T1.413 Issue2
    ITU-T G.992.1 G.dmt (ADSL)
    ITU-T G.992.2 G.lite
    ITU-T G.992.3 ADSL2
    ITU-T G.992.5 ADSL2+
    ATM Protocols:
    RFC-2684/RFC-1483 Multiple Protocol over AAL5
    RFC-2516 PPP over Ethernet
    RFC-2364 PPP over AAL5
    Support for RFC4638 for MTU up to 1500
    Wireless Features (‘ax’ models)
    AX3000 Wi-Fi 6 wireless:
    802.11ax 2x2 wireless access point
    Compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac wireless
    Dual-band (2.4/5Ghz) simultaneous wireless
    Up to 2400Mbps PHY rate at 160MHz with 5GHz
    Up to 574Mbps PHY rate at 40MHz with 2.4GHz
    Channel Bandwidth: 20/40MHz for 2.4GHz, 20/40/80/160MHz for 5GHz
    Tx Beamforming
    Hardware Acceleration for Wireless Clients – New!
    Mesh Root support with DrayTek VigorAP Mesh Nodes – *Planned in future firmware release
    Up to 4 SSIDs per radio band
    Extended 5Ghz Band - Channels 36-48, 52-64, 100-140
    Wireless Optimisation: Airtime Fairness, AP-Assisted Mobility, Band Steering
    Bandwidth Management (Per Station / Per SSID)
    WMM (Wireless MultiMedia)
    WPS - WiFi Protected Setup
    Station Control - Time limited wireless connectivity per Station (e.g. 1 hour)
    EAPOL Key Retry - Disable EAPOL Key Retry to protect unpatched WLAN clients from KRACK
    Wireless Security:
    WPA3 – New! (requires f/w 4.3.0)
    Pre-Shared Key authentication
    Enterprise 802.1x authentication
    WEP/WPA for Legacy Clients
    Access Control – Blacklist / Whitelist client MAC addresses per SSID
    Antenna Specifications
    2x External Dipole
    5GHz Gain: 4.5 dBi
    2.4GHz Gain: 5 dBi
    RP-SMA fitting antenna connectors
    Firewall & Content Filtering
    IP-based or User-based Firewall Policy
    User-based Time Quota
    DoS Attack Defence
    Spoofing Defence
    Content Filtering:
    Application Content Filter
    URL Content Filter
    DNS Keyword Filter
    Web Features
    Web Category Filter (requires GlobalView subscription)
    NAT Features
    NAT Port Redirection
    Open Ports
    Port Triggering
    DMZ Host
    ALG (Application Layer Gateway): SIP, RTSP, FTP, H.323
    VPN Pass-Through: PPTP, L2TP, IPsec
    LAN Management
    802.1q Tag-based, Port-based VLAN
    Up to 8 LAN Subnets (NAT or Routing mode selectable per LAN interface)
    Up to 16 VLANs
    DMZ Port
    DHCP Server:
    Multiple IP Subnet
    Custom DHCP Options
    DHCP Pool Count up to 1022 addresses for LANs 1-3
    DHCP Pool Count up to 253 addresses for LANs 4-8
    DHCP Relay per LAN
    LAN IP Alias
    Wired 802.1x Port Authentication
    Port Mirroring
    Local DNS Server
    Conditional DNS Forwarding
    Hotspot Web Portal
    Hotspot Authentication: Click-Through, Social Login, SMS PIN, Voucher PIN, RADIUS, External Portal Server
    Networking Features
    Policy-based Routing: Protocol, IP Address, Port, Domain/Hostname, Country
    High Availability: Active-Standby, Hot-Standby
    DNS Security (DNSSEC)
    Local RADIUS server
    SMB File Sharing (Requires external storage)
    Multicast: IGMP Proxy, IGMP Snooping & Fast Leave, Bonjour
    Routing Features: IPv4 & IPv6 Static Routing, Inter-VLAN Routing, RIP v1/v2/ng, BGP
    Up to 32 active VPN tunnels - including up to 16 SSL VPN or OpenVPN Tunnels
    Up to 16 Hardware Accelerated 800Mb/s IPsec tunnels – New!
    LAN-to-LAN - Dial-In VPN Server & Dial-Out VPN Client
    Teleworker-to-LAN – Dial-In VPN Server
    User Authentication: Local, RADIUS, LDAP, TACACS+, mOTP
    IKE Authentication: Pre-Shared Key and Digital Signature (X.509)
    Encryption: MPPE, DES, 3DES, AES (128/192/256)
    Authentication: SHA-256, SHA-1
    VPN Trunk (Redundancy): Load Balancing, Failover
    Dead Peer Detection (DPD)
    IPsec NAT-Traversal (NAT-T)
    Virtual IP Mapping – Resolve VPN IP subnet/range conflicts
    DHCP over IPsec
    DrayTek VPN Matcher – Connect to a VPN router that’s behind NAT/CG-NAT - New!
    VPN Protocols:
    IPsec IKEv1, IKEv2, IKEv2 EAP
    DrayTek SSL VPN
    OpenVPN (Remote Dial-In User only)
    GRE over IPsec
    L2TP, L2TP over IPsec
    Bandwidth Management
    IP-based Bandwidth Limit
    IP-based Session Limit
    User-based Data Quota
    Quality of Service (QoS)
    Classify via TOS, DSCP, 802.1p, IP Address, Service Type
    4 Priority Queues
    App QoS
    VoIP Prioritization
    Class-based Outbound Traffic Tagging: DSCP & IP Precedence
    Local Service: HTTP, HTTPS, Telnet, SSH, FTP, TR-069
    Config File Export & Import
    Import Config from:
    Vigor 2860 series
    Vigor 2862 series
    Vigor 2865 series* (planned for f/w 4.4.0)
    Auto Backup Config to USB Storage – New!
    Firmware Upgrade via TFTP, HTTP, TR-069
    2-Level Administration Privilege
    Access Control Features: Access List, Brute Force Protection
    SMS, E-mail Notification Alert
    SNMP: v1, v2c, v3
    Managed by VigorACS
    Router Central Management Features
    AP Management: Up to 20 VigorAP access points
    Switch Management: Up to 10 VigorSwitch network switches
    VPN Management: Up to 8 Vigor routers
    DrayTek Mesh: Up to 7 VigorAP access points – *Planned in future firmware release
    Operating Requirements
    Rack Mountable (Optional Vigor RM1 mounting bracket required)
    Wall or Shelf Mountable with included fittings
    Temperature Operating: 0 °C ~ 45 °C
    Storage: -25 °C ~ 70 °C
    Humidity 10% ~ 90% (non-condensing)
    Power Consumption: 28.2 watts maximum ('ax' model)
    Operating Power: DC 12V (via external PSU, supplied)
    Power Requirements: 100-240VAC
    Weight: 780g ('ax' model)
    241mm Width
    165mm Depth
    44mm Height
    Two (2) Year Manufacturer's RTB
    Optional VigorCare Enhanced Warranty Available
    VigorCare B3 3 Year Subscription: VCARE-B3
    VigorCare B5 5 Year Subscription: VCARE-B5
    Box Contents
    Vigor 2866ax router
    Quick Start Guide
    Screws & wall plugs for wall mounting
    2m Cat-5e RJ-45 Network Cable
    2x Detachable Wireless LAN Antennas
    DC 12V Power Supply with UK Plug

    Warranty Information

    Please check the Specification Section for Warranty Information

    Extended Warranty

    Care for your DrayTek with VigorCare Extended Warranty !

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    VigorCare Enhanced Warranty Service

    Prepare for the unforeseen, equipment unfortunately does fail from time to time, be it a power surge, overheating or update failure, having an extended warranty can be a lifeline to your business when you need it most. The following packages below are available.

    Broken Equipment

    Advanced Replacement

    If you suspect that your covered DrayTek product has developed a fault, our experienced support technicians will help you to diagnose the problem and determine whether the unit needs to be service or replaced. If it does, a replacement unit will be sent out the same day for delivery on the next working/business day (to most of the UK). If you wish to take the unit yourself to the service centre (currently North of London), replacement or diagnosis/repair can be carried out in person.

    3 or 5 Year Warranty



  • Enhanced Warranty Service
  • 3 or 5 year warranty upgrades available
  • Advanced-Replacement of faulty unit
  • Next working day* replacement unit
  • Cover for 3 or 5 years warranty with single payment
  • Available for all DrayTek Vigor routers
  • Warranty upgrades available to purchase for up to 6 months after product purchase

    With VigorCare, you also have the benefit of an extension to a full 3 or even 5 years of warranty so that if a fault does develop, you will have no bills for parts, labour or replacement in the event that a warranty fault develops. We're proud of the reliability that DrayTek products achieve but however unlikely a problem might be, if your business depends on your DrayTek product, VigorCare should give you the peace of mind and convenience that you need.

    VigorCare membership is subject to the VigorCare Terms & Conditions (see terms tab, above) and should be taken out within 6 months of purchase of your new product

    VigorCare Service Packs

    VigorCare subscription is available for several categories of product. Determine the correct pack for your product below. NOTE: The subscription must be activated via the link below within 6 months of your router and service pack being purchased.

    VigorCare Activation Link


     Product Code Description Applicable To These DrayTek Products Duration Buy Now
    VCARE-A3 VigorCare A3 3 Year Subscription Vigor 130, Vigor 166, Vigor 2762, 2763, 2765, 2766 series
    VigorAP 810, 903, 912C, 960C, 1000C, 1060C
    VigorSwitch P1092, G1080
    3 Years Buy Now Button
    VCARE-A5 VigorCare A5 5 Year Subscription Vigor 130, Vigor 166, Vigor 2762, 2763, 2765, 2766 series
    VigorAP 810, 903, 912C, 960C, 1000C, 1060C
    VigorSwitch P1092, G1080
    5 Years Buy Now Button
    VCARE-B3 VigorCare B3 3 Year Subscription Vigor 2620Ln
    Vigor 2832, 2862, 2865, 2866, 2926, 2927 series
    VigorAP 920, VigorAP 918 series
    VigorSwitch P2121, G2100, P2100
    3 Years Buy Now Button
    VCARE-B5 VigorCare B5 5 Year Subscription Vigor 2620Ln
    Vigor 2832, 2862, 2865, 2866, 2926, 2927 series
    VigorAP 920, VigorAP 918 series
    VigorSwitch P2121, G2100, P2100
    5 Years Buy Now Button
    VCARE-C3 VigorCare C3 3 Year Subscription Vigor 2952, 2960, 2962, 3220
    VigorSwitch P1280, G1280, P1282, G1282
    3 Years Buy Now Button
    VCARE-C5 VigorCare C5 5 Year Subscription Vigor 2952, 2960, 2962, 3220
    VigorSwitch P1280, G1280, P1282, G1282
    5 Years Buy Now Button
    VCARE-D3 VigorCare D3 3 Year Subscription Vigor 3900, Vigor 3910
    VigorSwitch G2280, G2280x, G2500, G2540x
    VigorSwitch P2280, P2280x, P2500, P2540x
    3 Years Buy Now Button
    VCARE-D5 VigorCare D5 5 Year Subscription Vigor 3900, Vigor 3910
    VigorSwitch G2280, G2280x, G2500, G2540x
    VigorSwitch P2280, P2280x, P2500, P2540x
    5 Years Buy Now Button


     Warranty Terms & Conditions Apply - please see here