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Teleworker VPN - IPsec XAuth - iOS Client

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DrayTek routers running or later firmware support IPsec with XAuth authentication, which allows many VPN clients to authenticate with a username and password. With IPSec XAuth you are not limited to pre-shared key because each teleworker can use their unique credentials.
This article demonstrates how to create an IPsec Xauth tunnel between Vigor Router and iOS Client.

Vigor Router Configuration

1. Go to [VPN and Remote Access] > [IPsec General Setup]
a. Enter Pre-Shared Key for Xauth User
b. Click OK to save

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2. Go to [VPN and Remote Access] > [Remote Dial-in User]
a. Enable User account and Authentication
b. Allow IPsec Xauth dial-in type
c. Enter Username and password
d. Click OK to save.

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iOS Client Configuration

1. Run Smart VPN client and add a profile as follows:

  • Set Type to IPsec Xauth
  • Enter the Profile name
  • Populate the Server field with router's WAN IP address or domain
  • Enter Account and Password
  • Enter the Secret IPsec Xauth pre-shared key

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2. To start the VPN connection, switch the profile on.

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Vigor routers display VPN status in [VPN and Remote Access] > [Connection Management] section

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