Firmware Update: Draytek Vigor 2962

Draytek has for her 2962routers released new firmware. These broadband routers have two 2.5Gbit/s Ethernet ports and four Gigabit Ethernet ports, one of which is a combo-utp/sfp gigabit port. In addition, the router can set up two hundred VPN tunnels and there are two USB ports available to connect a printer, for example. There is also the option of equipping the Vigor 2962 with PoE/PoE+ (802.3af/802.3at) of 65 Watt in the form of the 2962P model. The version number has landed at and here are the changes:

Read First
Due to the WebGUI security issue (fixed in, we recommend changing the passwords for admin login and password/PSKs for VPN profiles after upgrading the latest firmware from or earlier.


  • Improved: Improvement on OpenVPN LAN-to-LAN throughput.
  • Improved: Increase the number of concurrent PPPoE dial-in from 20 to 200.
  • Improved: Improvement of downloading speed for packet capturing on LAN and for debugging logs on diagnostics.
  • Corrected: An issue of certificate renew.
  • Corrected: An issue of answering DNS Query with CNAME.
  • Corrected: An issue of Conditional DNS Forwarding over VPN not work.
  • Corrected: An issue of NAT loopback failed when IP routed subnet was enabled.
  • Corrected: An issue of establishing BGP routing with Cisco when using 4-Byte As Number.
  • Corrected: An issue of self-signed certificate regeneration automatically of Vigor router before expiration.
  • Corrected: An issue that an AP disappeared from Central Management AP after setting tag-based VLAN.

Known Issue
If the firmware is upgraded via TFTP, then the loader version shown on the Dashboard is incorrect (but the actual loader itself is correct).

Version number
Release status Final
Website Draytek
License type Freeware