Port forwarding stops working on Draytek router after an upgrade

After upgrading the firmware on a Draytek Vigor 2830 port forwarding on port 443 stopped working, after a bit of digging around in the router setting i noticed a new ‘SSL VPN’ section had been added, under General Settings i changed the port to 8443 as we don’t use this feature, port 443 is now forwarding correctly again.

See http://www.draytek.co.uk/support/kb/kb_sslvpn_troubleshooting.html for more info

2 comments to Port forwarding stops working on Draytek router after an upgrade

  • Ray Cockshell

    God love ya! Been tearing my hair out for a few days on this one.
    And like all good solutions it’s blindingly obvious when you stop looking too deeply. I got sidetracked by the VPN and Remote Access section where the SSL VPN is also mentioned and didn’t even see the SSL VPN section in the main menu.
    Again, many thanks.
    Ray

  • Christian

    Man I soooooo love you, did the same upgrade bam, found your comment soo thankyou

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