Draytek Vigor 2860 - LAN port setup

Hi Experts,

I have a Draytek Vigor 2860

I want to be able to use more than the 1st LAN port. (this is the first router I have ever setup by the way!)

when I plug a switch into LAN port 2 it works fine, and 3 and so on. but in the Admin console it looks like nothing is setup for the other LAN ports, only LAN1. infact it shows that the other LAN ports have DHCP enabled aswell which I don't want.

look at the picture and advice please

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Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantCommented:

Your router has been configured with VLANs. These are virtual lans each with its own IP subnet.

If you what all 6 LAN ports in the same VLAN just pick the one you want to use and in the second window make them all in the same lan.
peggiegregAuthor Commented:
i am sorry Mark but I don't understand, I know that I set it up with VLAN because I have a BT infinity line that goes directly into the draytek instead of needing a modem.

on the general setup page I don't have a details page for LAN 2, its all grey'd out.
Mark GalvinManaging Director / Principal ConsultantCommented:

VLAN is a LAN side option. It has nothing to do with your VDSL (in this case BT Infinity) connection. The reason you dont have/need a modem is the Draytek is doing that role for you - its has a built in ADSL./VDSL modem.

If you want to use all 6 LAN ports and have them in the same IP network then they all need to be set that way.

Suggestion to try - on the 'Inter-LAN Routing' page, put LAN 1 & LAN 2 (from the left hand side) into the LAN 2 Subnet using the check box. Save the change and see if you can then see the details for LAN 2 on the General Setup page.


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peggiegregAuthor Commented:
sorry its a Friday and been a long week. I know that VLAN and VDSL are 2 different things but my brain decided to not tell the difference, apologies for that!

and this worked fine, thanks Mark
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