DrayTek Vigor 2820 DrayTek Vigor 2820 wireless router
Make DrayTek
Model Vigor 2820
Manufaturer code Vigor 2820
Description The Vigor2820 is an ADSL2+ router with 2nd Ethernet WAN. This 2nd WAN can connect to DSL/Cable modem or fiber media converter for policy-based load-balance, fail-over and BoD; it also features advanced bandwidth control mechanisms such as IP-layer QoS, NAT Session Limitation, Bandwidth Borrowed, etc., to allow easy, flexible and reliable access control and bandwidth management.
Wireless Standards 802.11b
Manufacturer Homepage http://www.draytek.com.au/
Product Webpage http://www.draytek.com.au/products.php?type=dvx2820n
Data Sheet Download DrayTek Vigor 2820 Data Sheet
User Guide Download DrayTek Vigor 2820 User Guide
Security Options 64/128-Bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)
WPA-PSK (Wi Fi Protected Access)
WPA2-PSK (Wi Fi Protected Access 2)
Default Login Details Username: admin
Password: admin

In order to update your router’s security settings follow these easy steps:

Step1 (Log in to your router)

To log in to your router
Run Internet Explorer (or your default browser) and enter the IP address of your router in the address bar and hit Enter. To find your IP address in Windows press the windows key and the key “R” at the same time. In the new window, type “cmd” and hit Enter, then type “ipconfig” and hit Enter. Now, under “Wireless LAN adapter Wireless Network settings” you should have Default Gateway followed by an array of numbers devided in 4 groups by dots. That is your router’s IP.

DrayTek Vigor 2820 IP

Step2 (Login)

After hitting Enter, you will see a login prompt appear on your screen.
To login, use the following system username and leave the password blank in the prompt box.

DrayTek Vigor 2820 login

Username: admin
Password: admin

Step3 (Wireless Settings)

Hide SSID Settings

To hide your router’s SSID, Go to Wireless LAN > General Setup. This will display the Wireless Settings where you can configure your wireless network. To hide the SSID (Service Set Identification) select “Hide SSID” option under the Hide SSID heading. This will hide your wireless network from the clients searching for wireless connections and thereby protect your network from hackers.

DrayTek Vigor 2820 interface

To make your wireless network safe, you should select the appropriate security option.

To do, so click Go to Wireless LAN > Security Settings.

DrayTek Vigor 2820 Wireless Security Interface

This router supports 64/128-bit WEP, WPA-PSK and WPA2-PSK encryption with WPA2-PSK being the most secure encryption.

It is recommended to use WPA2-PSK security encryption.


DrayTek Vigor 2820 WPA2-PSK

Enter the Pre Shared Key as your password for the network.

To save the setting changes you have made to your router, click OK.

Well done! You have now secured your router!


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