This Application note describes the steps required to activate the Web Content Filter (WCF) in the Vigor3900 router and how to create a firewall filter to utilise the WCF rule.

This guide also applies to the Vigor2960 and Vigor300B routers.


Activate the 3900 WCF license first by logging into the Router at IP address and follow steps 1-4

Step 1: Click on Objects Setting

Step 2: Click on Web Category Object

Step 3: Click on Content Filter License

Step 4: click on Activate URL. Note – Pop up blocker must be turned off.

You will be directed to the “” web site where you can create a free account.


You may use a trial version for this device on Draytek web site.


Click on the trial of your active license and follow the prompts.


Click on the “Please connect to” URL shown to go back to the DV3900


The Content Filter License will appear as “ Enable “.


Then create a filter profile eg Child Protection:

Step 5: Click on Web Content Object

Step 6:  Click on ADD

Step 7: Type in a Profile name eg CHILD

Step 8 : Select the Filter protection sets. Here all are selected for Child Protection

Step 9: Click on ADD to save the settings


Step 10:        Then go to Firewall and follow steps  11 – 17

Step 11:         Click on Firewall

Step 12:         Click on Filter Setup

Step 13:         Click on URL/Web category filter

Step 14:         Click on Add

Step 15:         Add a filter name eg Child Protection

Step 16:         Go to the Web Category policy and choose the existing one named “ Child “ here.

Step 17 :        Click on Apply to save settings


Now you can add an IP range addresses to this filter .  Set it as – :

Step 18: Click on Source IP Object

Step 19 : Click on +  to add a range of IP addresses

Step 20: Type in a range name eg Range1

Step 21 : Select range and type in a range  eg –


Step 22 : Select the range by ticking it


Now create another protection profile and name it  “Entertainment” with different rules:

Step 23: Click on Web Category Object – select Web category object TAB

Step 24: Click on “ADD”

Step 25: Type in a Name eg Entertainment

Step 26: Tick all the filter conditions as required.

Step 27: Click “APPLY ” to save settings


Then set up the source IP range:

Steps 28-29 : Go to Firewall– Filter Setup

Step 30-31 : Set up the IP range and  type in


To test this example  set your  computer IP address to  and test a web site that falls into the category of “Child”

and  you will get  this “ HTTPS web site filter”  but the category of “ Entertainment ” will not be affected.


Then  change your computer IP address to  and  test a web site that falls into the “Entertainment ”  category .

The same “ HTTPS web site filter” page  will appear but the “ Child”  category web site will be allowed.