V. VPN (Virtual Private Networking)

Choosing the Best VPN Protocol

Products:
Vigor 2620Ln
Vigor 2760
Vigor 2762
Vigor 2765
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Keywords:
IKEv1
IKEv2
IKEv2 EAP
IPsec
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DrayTek routers support various VPN protocols, and each of them uses different encryption methods. This results in different levels of security and speed transmission. Listed below are the VPN protocols which DrayTek Router offers and their relative security strength and performance to help you decide which VPN protocol is best for your network.

With DrayOS e.g. Vigor 2865

VPN Type Security Strength Performance NAT Traversal Ease of Use
IKEv2 red star red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star red star left
IPsec (IKEv1) red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star red star red star left
IPsec Xauth red star red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star  red star red star red star red star
L2TP over IPsec red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star left red star red star
SSL VPN red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star left red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star
PPTP red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star  red star red star red star red star red star
L2TP red star  red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star
OpenVPN red star red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star

With Vigor 3910 & Vigor 2962

VPN Type Security Strength Performance NAT Traversal Ease of Use
IKEv2 red star red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star red star
IPsec (IKEv1) red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star left
IPsec Xauth red star red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star
L2TP over IPsec red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star left red star red star
SSL VPN red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star
PPTP red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star  red star red star red star red star red star
L2TP red star  red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star
OpenVPN red star red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star

 

With Vigor3900 & Vigor2960

VPN Type Security Strength Performance NAT Traversal Ease of Use
IKEv2 EAP red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star red star red star red star 
IPsec Xauth red star red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star red star  red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star
IKEv2 red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star red star left
IPsec (IKEv1) red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star red star left
OpenVPN red star red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star left red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star 
SSL VPN red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star
L2TP over IPsec red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star red star  red star red star 
PPTP red star red star red star red star red star red star left red star red star red star red star  red star red star red star red star red star
L2TP red star  red star red star red star left red star red star red star red star left red star red star 

Note: The performance is based on LAN-to-LAN VPN throughput, different OS platforms and computer specifications could influence the Teleworker VPN performance.

Recommended Protocols For Remote Teleworker Dial-In Users

Based on the performance and security strength, below are the protocols recommend to use when creating a Remote Access VPN to Vigor Router from each operating system

Operating System DrayOS Vigor 3910 / Vigor 2962 Vigor3900 / Vigor2960
Windows L2TP over IPsec, SSL VPN IKEv2 EAP, SSL VPN SSL VPN
MacOS IKEv2, IPsec Xauth IKEv2, IPsec Xauth IKEv2, IPsec Xauth
iOS IKEv2, IPsec Xauth IKEv2, IPsec Xauth IKEv2, IPsec Xauth
Android IPsec Xauth IPsec Xauth IPsec Xauth

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