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Vigor 130 Setup with Apple AirPort routers

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Vigor 130
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The Vigor 130 is a pre-configured VDSL2 / ADSL2+ modem that takes a VDSL2 or ADSL2+ connection and performs full pass-through / bridge to Ethernet presentation, which can then be used by a device such as a router to connect directly to the internet. The Vigor 130 does not store any Internet usernames or passwords itself - those go into your router's configuration instead.

The settings on the Vigor 130 are correct for most UK lines out of the box, so in most cases it should only be necessary to configure the router that it is connected to.

The DrayTek Vigor 130 modem has a web interface available on http://192.168.2.1 (username of "admin" and password of "admin" by default). This can be used to check ADSL / VDSL diagnostic information or re-configure the modem to bridge a DHCP / Static IP connection if required. The computer will need to be plugged into the modem's Ethernet port to access this interface.

Default Vigor 130 settings:

  • Configured to pass through a PPPoE connection
  • VDSL2 VLAN Tag is set to 101
  • ADSL VPI/VCI is set to 0/38 for PPPoA connections, 0/101 for MPoA connections

Setup Procedure:

  1. Connect the RJ-11 port (marked 'DSL') on the Vigor 130 to the VDSL or ADSL line.
  2. Configure the WAN interface on your router to use PPPoE and enter the username and password details for the internet connection.
  3. Connect the RJ-45 Ethernet port on the Vigor 130 to the WAN ethernet port of your Apple AirPort router.

Router Setup - Mac OS X

Step 1: Connect the Vigor 130 modem to the VDSL2 line using the DSL port, the DSL LED will be lit solidly when the VDSL2 connection has established.

Do not connect its ethernet port to the Apple AirPort router at this stage.


Step 2: To configure the Apple AirPort, open the AirPort Utility from Finder > Utilities. If the router is already detected, skip to Step 5. Otherwise, the router should show in the list of detected devices under the Other Wi-Fi Devices menu:


Step 3: That will go into the initial setup for the AirPort router, set the name, enter a suitable password for the router and click Next:


Step 4: Do not connect the modem to the router at this stage, simply click Next:


Step 5: The AirPort router should now show as a configurable device, click on the icon of the router and click Edit:


Step 6: Go to the Internet tab:

On the Internet tab, set the Connect Using method to PPPoE and enter the ISP Username in the Account Name then enter the Password for that account.

Do not enter a Service Name, it is not required for this connection type:

Click Update to continue.


Step 7: The utility will then pop-up a warning that the AirPort router will be unavailable while applying the changes, click Continue:

The AirPort router will show as Updating in the utility while it applies the changes.


Step 8: Connect the Vigor 130 modem to the AirPort router now. To do this, connect the Vigor 130's ethernet port to the AirPort router's WAN (circular icon) port.

Once the AirPort router has finished updating, the status LED on the AirPort router should light in green to indicate that it has established an internet connection:


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