Broadband VPN Router


  • Product Status (DEU Revision A): End of Life

The DI-804HV is a 4-port Ethernet Broadband Router with VPN (Virtual Private Network) capabilities. The DI-804HV is ideal if you’re creating your home or small business network, or if you’re a more advanced user looking for additional management settings.

D-Link, the worldwide leader in innovative home and business networking, sets a new standard for broadband router performance with the Express EtherNetwork DI-804HV.

The DI-804HV is a 4-port Ethernet Broadband Router with VPN (Virtual Private Network) capabilities. The VPN feature allows users to securely connect multiple computers over the Internet. It also features 10/100Mbps Auto MDIX Ethernet ports allowing CAT 5 cable (straight-through or crossover) to work with the DI-804HV.

The DI-804HV is ideal if you’re creating your home or small business network, or if you’re a more advanced user looking for additional management settings.

The DI-804HV includes a new setup wizard and D-Link’s easy-to-use web-based graphical user interface (GUI) to help users configure network settings with a few simple clicks. With its built-in firewall protection, this router will also help to prevent unwanted Internet intruders from accessing your private network.

So, whether you’re a college student who wants to network with friends and roommates, an executive working at home or in a small office, or a concerned parent who just wants to have more control over how your children access the Internet, the D-Link Express EtherNetwork DI-804HV is the networking solution for you.

Number of Ports
  • 1 RJ-45 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX port for DSL/Cable modem connection
  • 1 DB-9 RS-232 port (460Kbps Baud) for ISDN TA/analog modem connection (for WAN backup)
  • 4 RJ-45 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX 10/100Mbps LAN switch ports

Broadband Support
  • DSL modem
  • Cable modem
  • PPP over Ethernet (PPPoE)

Backup Link Support
  • Dial-up ISDN TA
  • Dial-up Analog modem
  • PPP
  • Dial-on-Demand with auto login to ISP
  • Auto-disconnect with user-defined idle timer
  • PAP/CHAP security


Routed Packet Type
  • IP packets

Routing Protocols & Methods
  • RIP-1, RIP-2
  • Static Routing
  • Dynamic Routing


Application Support
  • IPSec pass-through
  • PPPTP pass-through
  • L2TP pass-through

Data Encryption Methods
  • IP ESP (Encapsulating Security Payload)
  • Confidentiality over IP payload
  • Optional authentication of IP payload and ESP header
  • Null encryption

Encryption Transforms
  • 56-bit DES (Data Encryption Standard)
  • 168-bit 3DES

Authentication Transforms (for ESP and AH)
  • MD5
  • SHA-1

  • Pre-shared key
  • Manual key
  • IKE Security Association (SA) assignment

Connection Modes
  • Site to Site
  • Client to Site

Number of Tunnels
  • 40 IPSec tunnels (max.)

Internet Gateway & Firewall

Supported Functions
  • Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • DHCP server automatic IP assignment
  • Virtual server

Packet Inspection
  • Static Packet Inspection (SPI)

Number of DMZ Ports
  • 1 port (user-assignable to any LAN port)

Firewall Security
  • Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) to prevent Denial of Service (DoS) attacks (Syn flood, ICMP flood, UDP flood, "ping of death", IP spoofing, land attack, tear drop attack, IP address sweep attack, Win Nuke attack)
  • Intrusion Detection Logging
  • LAN/WAN filtering

Management & Configuration

IP Number Self-identification
  • Through DHCP client

Local & Remote Management
  • Web-based utilities (via browser)

Firmware Upgrade
  • Web-based (via browser)

Physical & Environmental

Diagnostic LEDs
  • Link (WAN port and serial port)
  • Act (WAN port and serial port)
  • Link/Act (per LAN port)
  • 100Mbps (per LAN port)
  • Power (per device)

Power Supply
  • DC 5V 2A
  • Through external AC power adapter

  • 190 x 117 x 31 mm

  • 153 grams (0.34 lb.)

Operating Temperature
  • -5° - 45° C (23° -   113° F)

Storage Temperature
  • -20°  -   70° C (-4° -   158° F)

EMI Certification
  • FCC Class B
  • CE Class B
  • C-Tick 

Ordering Information

Broadband Internet Gateway With VPN Security

  • 1 RJ-45 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX port (for DSL/cable modem connection)
    1 RS-232 COM port (for ISDN TA/analog modem connection)
    4 RJ-45 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX switch ports

Please specify one of the following after the model number:

  • Includes no AC power adapter

  • Includes a UK standard AC power adapter


  • Why can I not get a connection to my VPN server using the NetDefend VPN Client? Read Answer
  • Why do I get a a private IP address when I connect to my VPN server with NetDefend? Read Answer
  • What can I do if I lost my router's password? Read Answer
  • My Internet Service Provider is providing me with a dynamic IP address how do I configure the router? Read Answer
This product was phased out on: 26/12/2011
This product's last date of support is on: 25/12/2013
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Datasheet (English) - PDF 0.33mb Download
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Manual (English) Manual (English) - PDF 10.35mb Download
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Quick Installation Guide (English) - PDF 1.97mb Download
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Firmware 1.51B07 Firmware 5.2.2009 - Download
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DEU_AD_CEDoc_C4 CE Declaration 19.10.2009 Download
DEU_AD_CEDoc_C3 CE Declaration 11.1.2007 Download
DEU_AD_CEDoc_C2 CE Declaration 11.5.2006 Download
DEU_AD_CEDoc_A1 CE Declaration 5.7.2004 Download
DEU_AD_Diagram_RevA Diagram - Download