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New DrayTek 4G LTE NBN-Ready Router for SMB – VigorLTE 200n


Key Features


  • Built-in LTE modem (dual SIM card slots, SIM slot 2 for failover)
  • 1 x configurable GbE WAN/LAN port (Port 2)
  • 1 x Gigabit Ethernet LAN port (Port 1)
  • 2 x detachable LTE antennas
  • 2 x Internal Wi-Fi antennas
  • IPv6 & IPv4
  • 2 x VPN tunnels including 2 x SSL-VPN tunnels
  • 802.11n Wi-Fi
  • Bandwidth Management with intelligent VoIP QoS
  • SPI Firewall
  • Central AP Management (up to 2 Access Points)
  • Supports VigorACS 2 Central Management System for remote management
  • 2 years back to base warranty

LTE/4G Specification

LTE/4G category 4
150Mbps downstream and 50Mbps upstream
4G LTE FDD Band: 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 28
3G WCDMA Band: 1, 2, 5, 8


Overview


Reliable Internet Connection for SOHO and Remote Locations

VigorLTE 200n is an LTE broadband Wi Fi router with embedded dual SIM card slots for 4G/LTE failover. It is equipped with 2 x Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports, one of which is switchable to an additional backup WAN interface.

The supported SIM cards include those from the major broadband service providers in Australia, Telstra, Optus, Vodafone, etc., as well as those in New Zealand, Spark, 2Degrees and Vodafone with speeds up to 150Mbps downstream and 50Mbps upstream.

VigorLTE 200n is a versatile router for a business network around 30 devices. It can have two concurrent VPN tunnels to link to the main offices or provides remote access for Network Admins. It also offers the flexibility for network management, including Port Forwarding, SPI Firewall, Content Filtering, Bandwidth Management, QoS and more.

 

  1. WLAN/WPS Button (n model)
  2. Reset Button
  3. SIM Slot Security Cover
  4. 2x Standard-sized SIM Slots
  5. LAN/WAN Switchable GbE, RJ-45
  6. LAN GbE, RJ-45
  7. Power On/Off Switch
  8. Power Input
  9. LTE Antenna

Key Features

Embedded Dual SIM Card Slots
Provide 4G/LTE Internet access for fixed line backup without the need for a USB dongle.


VPN (Virtual Private Network)
Build a secure and private tunnel from the LAN of VigorLTE 200n to the remote offices and teleworkers over the Internet. Learn more


Bandwidth Management
Prevent one device using all the bandwidth by bandwidth limit policy, session limit policy, and QoS settings.


Firewall & Content Filter
Filter web pages by URL keyword or web category to block access to insecure or inappropriate content.


DrayDDNS
The free DDNS service for you to access the router by a fixed hostname of your choice. Setup Guide


Central AP Management
Use the VigorLTE 200n router as a wireless controller to maintain and monitor the VigorAPs. Learn more

 


Deployment Examples


(1) 4G LTE Router Applications

DrayTek 4G LTE routers, including Vigor2862L, Vigor2926L ,Vigor2620L series and VigorLTE 200n, have all the features you need for a network in a small to medium size business. Each of these routers has an integrated LTE modem and accepts one or two SIM cards from any of the major broadband service providers in Australia (Telstra, Optus, Vodafone, etc.) as well as those in New Zealand (Spark, 2Degrees and Vodafone). Speeds up to 150Mbps downstream and 50Mbps upstream are supported. What’s more, each of the wireless models, Vigor2862Lac, Vigor2926Lac, Vigor2620Ln and VigorLTE 200n has a built-in 802.11ac or 802.11n wireless Access Point. 4G LTE Router_1

Provision of Internet services for tourist bus or coach passengers


One ideal application of Vigor2862Lac, Vigor2926Lac, Vigor2620Ln and VigorLTE 200n routers is to provide Internet access for passengers on public transport such as tourist bus or coach. For the transport company to provide free Wi-Fi access for its passengers, the wireless router can be placed in a suitable location on the bus to provide good Wi-Fi coverage. On larger busses or double decked busses, you can install a Wi-Fi Access Point such as the VigorAP 902 or VigorAP903 to extend the Wi-Fi coverage.

The passengers can be given unrestricted access to the Internet, alternatively, the User Management feature in the router can be used to issue usernames and passwords for the passengers to prevent unauthorized users outside the bus from getting free Internet access. In addition, users can be directed to the company’s web portal for information on the services. Other security measures that can be implemented are the use of the Firewall and Content Security Management (CSM) to protect the users from undesirable website contents (e.g., for under aged passengers).


Provision of Internet services for outdoor events


A range of leisure and social activities such as sports events, weekend markets or special functions, require short term internet access. At most such outdoor locations, there is no fixed cabling to provide ADSL, VDSL or NBN services, and the only way to provide internet access is to use wireless broadband. One of Vigor2862Lac, Vigor2926Lac, Vigor2620Ln and VigorLTE 200n routers can be set up quickly to provide Internet access for these events.

The user management, web portal, Firewall or CSM features can be used to enhance the operations. You can also use the Wi-Fi hotspot feature where users connect to your Wi-Fi network using the social login accounts such as Facebook or Google login, and monitor who is using your services.


Provision of Internet services for a mobile office


Mobile offices for businesses or projects may be at temporary sites without permanent Internet access facilities. Any of Vigor2862L, Vigor2926L, Vigor2620L series and VigorLTE 200n routers can provide Internet access for these mobile offices.

For your inter-office communication needs, you can set up VPN connections over the 3G/4G network to share network resources such as files and servers. To protect your network, you can configure the Object-Oriented SPI Firewall, DoS Defense, CSM (Content Security Management) and WCF (Web Content Filter) as required.

Additionally, the VLAN feature of Vigor2862L, Vigor2926L series routers allows up to 8 workgroups to be set up to improve on security and to provide different levels of network access based on the workgroup.


(2) Technical Installation Requirements

Power Requirements when used in Mobile Applications

Vigor2862L, Vigor2926L, Vigor2620L series and VigorLTE 200n routers require a 12–15V DC power supply. When used in vehicles such as busses or trucks which have a 24V supply, you will need to use a DC to DC converter to produce 12VDC regulated output. These converters are available from electronic suppliers. They plug into the cigarette lighter socket in your bus or truck and have an output socket that plugs into the router.

dc-power-supply

The DC to DC converter shown here is available from Jaycar Electronics

It is recommended to also use the DC to DC converter when the router is used in a motor vehicle to ensure a constant voltage to the router. Although a 13.8 volt car battery output is still within the router’s power supply requirements, the voltage may fluctuate to outside the router’s requirements.

dc-to-dc-converter-with-router

(3) Technical Installation Requirements

Configuring the Vigor2862L, Vigor2926L, Vigor2620L series and VigorLTE 200n routers for LTE Internet access

This application note will show you how to configure Vigor2862L, Vigor2926L, Vigor2620L series and VigorLTE 200n routers to enable 4G communication via the integrated LTE modem.

4G-LTE-application-note-screen

View the full application note: http://www.i-helpdesk.com.au/index.php?/Knowledgebase/List/Index/33/3g4g

 

Free Webinar, New Firmware and Application Notes for DrayTek Products (5 September 2019)


Free Webinar


Topic:DrayTek Wi-Fi Solutions 

Date: Tuesday, 10th September 2019

Time: 10:00am – 10:30am (AEST)

You are invited to attend our next webinar DrayTek Wi-Fi Solutions. In this webinar we look at the latest developments in DrayTek Wi-Fi Solutions.

This includes Wi-Fi Mesh Technology recently introduced allowing meshing of up to 8 access points to provide extended coverage over a large area. Hotspot Web portal and Central AP Management including status monitoring & maintenance will also be covered. Configuration options and examples will also be covered.

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

 

 

 


Latest Video


Overview of The DrayTek VigorAP 903 (Wi Fi Mesh AP)

 

The DrayTek VigorAP 903 is a wireless access point with a 5-port switch for expanding the network wirelessly. LAN clients can join the network from one of the 5 Gigabit ports or the wireless connection. It is designed to provide a smooth wireless connection by supporting 802.11ac wave2 standard and providing advanced features, such as AirTime Fairness, Band Steering, and AP-Assisted Roaming.
One of the new features is the the Plug-n-Play Mesh technology which allows up to 8 units to be wirelessly interconnected as a Mesh group to provide extended wireless coverage.

 


Latest Application Notes


How to install VigorACS 2 in AWS Cloud

VigorACS 2 is a TR-069 based centralised management system for DrayTek Vigor devices. It is a management tool that allows Network Engineers and Systems Integrators to configure, monitor and manage DrayTek devices.
This application note shows how to install VigorACS 2 in a cloud-based management system on a Linux Ubuntu 18.04 platform using Amazon Web Services

Click here to read the application note.


Latest Firmware


VigorAP 920R V1.3.1

Improvement

  • Fixed: Unable to register to VigorACS server (version 2.5.0)

Click here to download the firmware


VigorBX 2000 V3.9.0

New Features

  • Save the call records after rebooting the router.
  • Support STUN server for SIP trunks.
  • Support Anti-Spoofing function.

Improvement

  • Support IKEv2 EAP LAN to LAN tunnel for using with NordVPN server.
  • Modify the display page for the license expired.
  • Lengthen the length of username/password for SIP Trunk.

For a complete list on improvements refer to the release notes available in the download link.

Click here to download the firmware


Latest Live Demo


Vigor3220  V3.9.1

Click here for the live demo.

VigorConnect – FREE Network Management Software for DrayTek’s APs and Switches

VigorConnect

TR-069 Based Local Network Management for DrayTek’s APs and Switches

VigorConnect is a TR-069 based management system to manage up to 100 DrayTek’s APs/switches on the local network. It will allow the network administrator to monitor, manage and configure these devices installed on the local network.

This management tool is suitable for businesses having multiple DrayTek’s APs and switches located within the building on the local LAN. It is free and is suitable for small networks not requiring the advanced functionality of a central management system such as VigorACS 2.

Current firmware, V1.1.2 supports AP management; switch management will be supported in later firmware.


VigorConnect – AP Management

VigorConnect software provides centralized AP management for DrayTek TR-069 based access points. Features include device status, monitor status of devices and performing scheduled tasks such as firmware upgrade, configuration backup/restore and parameter profile for mass deployment of AP devices.

Supported devices

ModelFirmware Requirement
VigorAP 710v1.2.3 or later
VigorAP 810v1.2.3 or later
VigorAP 902v1.2.3 or later
VigorAP 903v1.2.3 or later
VigorAP 910Cv1.2.3 or later
VigorAP 920R Seriesv1.2.3 or later

* Currently only the Windows version is available.


Overview


Device Discovery

Automatically discover DrayTek Vigor Access Points on the local LAN and auto configure TR-069 settings.

Network Overview

Network-based management.
Group devices to provision based on network assignment.

Dashboard View

Dashboard view provides a comprehensive details of device status, such as AP online/offline status, SSIDs, channels, and clients, etc.

Monitoring

Get notified when an Access Point loses connectivity or when rogue Access Points are nearby. In addition, VigorConnect displays CPU Usage, Memory Usage, client number history as well as display Access Points on a floor plan to aid placement during deployment.

Provisioning

Upload a preconfigured AP profile to selected Access Points in the network to quickly set up the wireless network within a few minutes.

Device Maintenance

VigorConnect allows regular maintenance tasks such as firmware upgrades, configuration backups and restorations to be automated and be carried out from a central console.
For example, firmware upgrades can be applied to a single device or a batch of devices. They can also be scheduled to start at a pre-defined time.

Alarm & Log Management

VigorConnect records and displays real time alarms showing the type of fault conditions.

The reports list the date, time, alarm type, level and acknowledge status. You can examine the alarm details and system logs to determine the nature of the faults.

The Log View page displays CPE actions such as inform and CPE parameter changes.


Products


VigorAP 903 (Wi-Fi Mesh AP)

11ac Wave 2 Dual Band Wireless Access Point with Mesh technology and PoE PD port

  • Concurrent Dual-band 802.11ac Wave 2 with 2×2 MU-MIMO
  • Wi-Fi speeds up to 867 Mbps for 5GHz band and 400 Mbps for 2.4GHz band
  • 5 x Gb Ethernet ports (including 1 x PoE port) + 1 x USB port
  • Features AirTime Fairness and Band Steering for better Wi-Fi user experience
  • Built-in RADIUS server for 802.1x authentication
  • 4 SSIDs for each Wi-Fi band with unique VLAN setting, Access Control, and Bandwidth Limit policies
  • Improve roaming experience by Fast Roaming & AP-assisted Roaming
  • Multiple operating modes – AP, Mesh and Range Extender
  • Plug-n-Play Meshing
  • Supports both stand-alone and controller-based setup
  • Supports VigorACS 2 (Central Management System) for remote  management
  • Supports VigorConnect (FREE) software for remote management
    Learn more
  • 2 years back to base warranty


VigorAP 920RPD (Wi-Fi Mesh Outdoor AP)


Outdoor 11ac Wave 2 Dual-Band PoE Access Point with Mesh technology,
2 x Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports with PoE PD & PoE-PSE support and
2 x 5GHz Directional Patch Antennas

  • Ruggedized outdoor PoE Access Point for harsh weather and environments
  • IP67 Rated Dust & Water Resistant
  • Concurrent Dual-band 802.11ac Wave 2 with 2×2 MU-MIMO
  • Wi-Fi speeds up to 867 Mbps for 5GHz band and 400 Mbps for 2.4GHz band
  • Multiple operating modes – AP, Mesh, Bridge, WDS and Universal Repeater
  • Plug-n-Play Meshing
  • 2 x Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports with PoE-PD & PoE-PSE support (RP/RPD model)
  • 2 x 5GHz Directional Patch Antennas (RPD model)
  • 4 SSIDs with unique VLAN setting, Access Control, and Bandwidth Limit policies
  • Features AirTime Fairness and Band Steering for better Wi-Fi user experience
  • Built-in RADIUS server for 802.1x authentication
  • Improves roaming experience by Fast Roaming & AP-assisted Roaming
  • Supports both stand-alone and controller-based setup
  • Supports VigorACS 2 (Central Management System) for remote  management
  • Supports VigorConnect software for remote management Learn more
  • Wall or Pole Mountable
  • 2 years back to base warranty


VigorAP 920RP (Wi-Fi Mesh Outdoor AP)

Outdoor 802.11ac Wave 2 Dual-Band PoE Access Point,
2 x Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports with PoE-PD & PoE-PSE support

  • Ruggedized outdoor PoE Access Point for harsh weather and environments
  • IP67 Rated Dust & Water Resistant
  • Concurrent Dual-band 802.11ac Wave 2 with 2×2 MU-MIMO
  • Wi-Fi speeds up to 867 Mbps for 5GHz band and 400 Mbps for 2.4GHz band
  • Multiple operating modes – AP, Mesh, Bridge, WDS and Universal Repeater
  • Plug-n-Play Meshing
  • 2 x Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports with PoE-PD & PoE-PSE support (RP/RPD model)
  • 4 SSIDs with unique VLAN setting, Access Control, and Bandwidth Limit policies
  • Features AirTime Fairness and Band Steering for better Wi-Fi user experience
  • Built-in RADIUS server for 802.1x authentication
  • Improves roaming experience by Fast Roaming & AP-assisted Roaming
  • Supports both stand-alone and controller-based setup
  • Supports VigorACS 2 (Central Management System) for remote management
  • Supports VigorConnect software for remote management Learn more
  • Wall or Pole Mountable
  • 2 years back to base warranty


VigorAP 920R (Wi-Fi Mesh Outdoor AP)


Outdoor 11ac Wave 2 Dual-Band PoE Access Point with Mesh technology,
1 x Gigabit Ethernet LAN port with PoE PD & PoE-PSE support

  • Ruggedized outdoor PoE Access Point for harsh weather and environments
  • IP67 Rated Dust & Water Resistant
  • Concurrent Dual-band 802.11ac Wave 2 with 2×2 MU-MIMO
  • Wi-Fi speeds up to 867 Mbps for 5GHz band and 400 Mbps for 2.4GHz band
  • Multiple operating modes – AP, Mesh, Bridge, WDS and Universal Repeater
  • Plug-n-Play Meshing
  • 1 x Gigabit Ethernet LAN port with PoE-PD support
  • 4 SSIDs with unique VLAN setting, Access Control, and Bandwidth Limit policies
  • Features AirTime Fairness and Band Steering for better Wi-Fi user experience
  • Built-in RADIUS server for 802.1x authentication
  • Improves roaming experience by Fast Roaming & AP-assisted Roaming
  • Supports both stand-alone and controller-based setup
  • Supports VigorACS 2 (Central Management System) for remote  management
  • Supports VigorConnect software for remote management Learn more
  • Wall or Pole Mountable
  • 2 years back to base warranty

DrayTek VigorSwitch P2500 review published on ITPRO

DrayTek is a name that’s well known to SMBs, but its latest L2 Gigabit Ethernet switches are aimed squarely at the enterprise space. The VigorSwitch G2500 and P2500 both offer a generous 50 ports, while keeping a keen eye on value.

Outwardly, the two switches look identical, but while the VigorSwitch G2500 focuses on regular Ethernet, the top-dog P2500 adds Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) support into the equation. And, make no mistake, this switch is a proper powerhouse, capable of delivering up to 30W of PoE/PoE+ to each of the 44 copper Gigabit Ethernet ports, within a total power budget of 405W.

There are just four copper ports that don’t supply power, along with six SFP fibre ports at the far right of the casing. The first four of these are dual-personality and can be used instead of the corresponding copper ports; the last two are standalone ports, designed to provide high-speed uplinks to the network backbone.

Deploying the switch is a cinch, thanks to its built-in web-based management console. After pointing a web browser at its default IP address, we were prompted to set a secure password for the admin account, then immediately found ourselves looking at the main dashboard.

And what a dashboard it is. We can safely say that the P2500 has one of the best management front-ends we’ve seen on a switch. A graphic at the top displays all ports with colour-coded icons showing their connection status and speed. PoE devices get a lightning bolt overlay to indicate that the port is delivering power, and hovering the mouse pointer over it shows exactly how much power the device is using.

Below, four ring graphs show CPU load, memory, cache and PoE utilisation; hover over this and another table pops up to detail your current power usage and remaining power budget. Below, a historical line graph shows how PoE, CPU load and system board temperatures and voltages have fared over the past hour.

To test the switch’s PoE functions, we connected two PoE+ Class 4 802.11ac wireless APs from Linksys, along with two Class 0 Ubiquiti NanoHD APs, an Ubiquiti Cloud Key Gen2 appliance, one Class 3 IP camera and two Class 0 cameras. Each one received the power it needed with zero fuss, and the dashboard showed us that the total draw for all eight devices was 42W, leaving us with a healthy 363W to play with.

If you don’t want devices to be powered all the time, you can set up schedules to control PoE provision. You can set a duration, specify what days they will be active on and indicate whether a power on or off action is to be applied. Profiles are assigned to selected ports, so you can, for example, turn off wireless APs while leaving your cameras active.

On that note, video surveillance fans will love DrayTek’s ONVIF feature, which recognises compliant IP cameras and automatically highlights which ports they’re connected to. You can even access a live feed from supported cameras directly within the switch’s web console – a feature that worked perfectly with our D-Link IP cameras.

All the standard L2 features you’d hope for are here too, including port, MAC and protocol-based VLANs, QoS traffic prioritisation and static and LACP link aggregation groups. VoIP networks are particularly well covered, as the P2500 can identify traffic from devices such as IP phones and dynamically create VLANs to prioritise it.

While DrayTek’s slick web console is a pleasure to use, the P2500 gives you other management options, too. It can be configured from a DrayTek router that supports its Central Switch Management feature – helpful if you want to centrally manage PoE profiles and schedules across multiple devices. Or, DrayTek’s cloud-hosted VigorACS 2 service adds a wealth of cloud-based management, monitoring and alerting services for geographically distributed switches, routers and wireless APs. It’s a paid-for extra, but prices start at just £8 per node per year.

If your business has major PoE deployment plans, the VigorSwitch P2500 is a superb choice. It’s big on ports, it’s loaded with smart features and it offers a great set of management options at a very competitive price.

 

 


Products


VigorSwitch P2500

50-Port Layer 2 Managed Gigabit Switch with 44 PoE+ Ports

  • 44 x Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • 4 x combo Gigabit SFP/RJ-45 ports
  • 2 x SFP ports
  • 405 W power budget
  • 802.3at and 802.3af compliant
  • 30W per port
  • 802.1q tagged VLAN
  • Auto Voice VLAN and Auto Surveillance VLAN
  • 802.1x Port Security, ACL, IP Source Guard and DHCP Snooping
  • IPv6 with MLD Snooping, IPv6 ACL, and IPv6 DNS Resolver
  • 802.1x features
  • IEEE 802.3az (Energy-Efficient Ethernet) compliant
  • SNMP v1/v2c/v3, RMON
  • 16 Link Aggregation Groups (LACP) with up to 8 ports for each group
  • Supports Traffic Load Balancing for each LACP group
  • Supports Central Switch Management
  • Supports VigorACS 2 Central Management System for remote management
  • 2 years back to base warranty

 

 


VigorSwitch G2500

50-Port Layer 2 Managed Gigabit Switch

  • 44 x Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • 4 x combo Gigabit SFP/RJ-45 ports
  • 2 x SFP ports
  • 802.1q tagged VLAN
  • Auto Voice VLAN and Auto Surveillance VLAN 802.1x Port Security, ACL, IP Source
  • Guard and DHCP Snooping
  • IPv6 with MLD Snooping, IPv6 ACL, and IPv6 DNS Resolver
  • 802.1x features
  • IEEE 802.3az (Energy-Efficient Ethernet) compliant SNMP v1/v2c/v3, RMON
  • 16 Link Aggregation Groups (LACP) with up to 8 ports for each group
  • Supports Traffic Load Balancing for each LACP group
  • Supports Central Switch Management
  • Supports VigorACS 2 Central Management System for remote management
  • 2 years back to base warranty

 

Thank you for participating in our DrayTek Workshop in Brisbane on 8th August 2019

Thank you for participating in our DrayTek Workshop in Brisbane on 8th August 2019

Topics: DrayTek VPN Solutions

DrayTek Aust & NZ has conducted a DrayTek workshop at ILP Learning Hub, 17 Gould Road, Herston, Brisbane, QLD on Thursday, 8th August 2019.

We’d like to extend a big THANKYOU to DrayTek resellers who joined us in the workshop. We are glad that you took a day out of your work, came and learn about VPN functionality, LAN-to-LAN VPN Tunnels, VPN Load Balance and VPN Management on DrayTek Routers.

We believe that these topics will help you in your business and work in supporting business networking for your clients. We enjoyed meeting each of you and will conduct more workshops in Australia and New Zealand over the coming months.