How to enable Remote Management on AC VDSL/ADSL Modem Router (new logo)

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Updated 06-27-2022 08:31:01 AM 55544
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By default, the remote devices are not allowed to manage the modem router from the internet. You can enable remote management over HTTP and/or HTTPS if needed. HTTPS is a more secure way to access the router.

Note: If your ISP assigns a private WAN IP address (such as 192.168.x.x or 10.x.x.x), you cannot use the remote management feature because private addresses are not routed on the internet.

Follow the steps below to allow remote devices to manage the modem router over HTTPS.

Here takes Archer VR2800 as demonstration.

1. Log in the web interface of the modem router. You can refer to How to log into the web-based interface of the AC VDSL/ADSL Modem Router (new logo)?

2. Go to Advanced > System Tools > Administration page. Locate the Remote Management section.

3. Tick the check box to enable Remote Management. Enable Remote Management via HTTPS to allow for HTTPS connection. Keep the Port as the default setting.

4. Set the client device allowed for remote management. Select All to allow all remote devices to manage the modem router. If you just want to allow a specific device to manage the modem router, select Only the Following IP/MAC Address and enter the IP/MAC address of the remote device.

5. Click Save.

All devices or the specific device on the internet can log in to your router using the address displayed on the Manage This Router via the Address field to manage the modem router.


1. If you were warned about the certificate when visiting the web management page remotely, click Trust (or a similar option) to continue. To avoid this warning, you can download and install the certificate on the modem router’s web management page at Advanced > System Tools > Administration.

2. The router’s WAN IP is usually a dynamic IP. Please refer to How to set up a Dynamic DNS service account on AC VDSL/ADSL Modem Router (new logo)? if you want to log in to the router through a domain name.

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