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TL-WR740N
150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router
Rev: 1.0.1
1910010289

Summary of Contents

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Rev: 1.0.1 1910010289...

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    Specifications are subject to change without notice. is a registered trademark of TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. Other brands and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. No part of the specifications may be reproduced in any form or by any means or used to make any derivative such as translation, transformation, or adaptation without permission from TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.

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    FCC RF Radiation Exposure Statement This equipment complies with FCC RF radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This device and its antenna must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. “To comply with FCC RF exposure compliance requirements, this grant is applicable to only Mobile Configurations.

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    TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY For the following equipment: Product Description: 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Model No.: TL-WR740N Trademark: TP-LINK We declare under our own responsibility that the above products satisfy all the technical regulations applicable to the product within the scope of Council Directives:...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Package Contents..........................1 Chapter 1. Introduction........................2 Overview of the Router .......................2 Conventions ........................3 Main Features ........................3 Panel Layout ........................3 1.4.1 The Front Panel......................3 1.4.2 The Rear Panel ......................5 Chapter 2. Connecting the Router .....................6 System Requirements......................6 Installation Environment Requirements ................6 Connecting the Router ......................6 Chapter 3.

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    4.6.5 Wireless Statistics....................44 DHCP ..........................45 4.7.1 DHCP Settings..................... 45 4.7.2 DHCP Clients List ....................46 4.7.3 Address Reservation ................... 47 Forwarding ........................48 4.8.1 Virtual Servers ..................... 48 4.8.2 Port Triggering ..................... 50 4.8.3 DMZ ........................52 4.8.4 UPnP ........................

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    4.15.2 Dyndns.org DDNS ....................78 4.15.3 No-ip.com DDNS ....................78 4.16 System Tools........................79 4.16.1 Time Settings....................... 80 4.16.2 Diagnostic ......................81 4.16.3 Firmware Upgrade....................82 4.16.4 Factory Defaults....................83 4.16.5 Backup & Restore....................84 4.16.6 Reboot ......................... 84 4.16.7 Password ......................85 4.16.8 System log ......................

  • Page 8: Package Contents

    Package Contents The following items should be found in your package: TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router DC Power Adapter for TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Quick Installation Guide Resource CD for TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router, including: •...

  • Page 9: Chapter 1. Introduction, Overview Of The Router

    Incredible Speed The TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router provides up to 150Mbps wireless connection with other 802.11n wireless clients. The speed makes it ideal for handling multiple data streams at the same time, which ensures your network stable and smooth.

  • Page 10: Main Features, Panel Layout

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router 1.2 Conventions The Router or TL-WR740N mentioned in this guide stands for TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router without any explanation. 1.3 Main Features Make use of IEEE 802.11n wireless technology to provide a wireless data rate of up to 150Mbps.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router The Router’s LEDs and the QSS button are located on the front panel (View from left to right). Name Status Indication Power is off. Power is on. The Router is initializing. Flashing The Router is working properly.

  • Page 12: The Rear Panel

    POWER: The Power socket is where you will connect the power adapter. Please use the power adapter provided with this TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router. WAN: This WAN port is where you will connect the DSL/cable Modem, or Ethernet.

  • Page 13: Chapter 2. Connecting The Router, System Requirements, Installation Environment Requirements, Connecting The Router

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Chapter 2. Connecting the Router 2.1 System Requirements Broadband Internet Access Service (DSL/Cable/Ethernet) One DSL/Cable Modem that has an RJ45 connector (which is not necessary if the Router is connected directly to the Ethernet.)

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router electrical outlet. The Router will start to work automatically. Power on your PC and Cable/DSL Modem. Figure 2-1 Hardware Installation of the TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router - 7 -...

  • Page 15: Chapter 3. Quick Installation Guide

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Chapter 3. Quick Installation Guide This chapter will show you how to configure the basic functions of your TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router using Quick Setup Wizard within minutes. 3.1 TCP/IP Configuration The default IP address of the TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router is 192.168.1.1. And the default Subnet Mask is 255.255.255.0.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 3-1 Success result of Ping command If the result displayed is similar to the Figure 3-2, it means the connection between your PC and the Router is failed. Figure 3-2 Failure result of Ping command...

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    192.168.1.2 ~ 192.168.1.254. 3.2 Quick Installation Guide With a Web-based utility, it is easy to configure and manage the TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router. The Web-based utility can be used on any Windows, Macintosh or UNIX OS with a Web browser, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Apple Safari.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 3-5 Quick Setup Click Next, and then WAN Connection Type page will appear, shown in Figure 3-6. Figure 3-6 WAN Connection Type The Router provides Auto-Detect function and supports three popular ways PPPoE, Dynamic IP and Static IP to connect to the Internet.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router User Name/Password - Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. These fields are case sensitive. If you have difficulty with this process, please contact your ISP. 2) If the connection type detected is Dynamic IP, the next screen will appear as shown in Figure 3-9.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 3-9 Quick Setup – Wireless Wireless Radio - Enable or disable the wireless radio choosing from the pull-down list. SSID - Enter a value of up to 32 characters. The same name of SSID (Service Set Identification) must be assigned to all wireless devices in your network.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Note: Limited by local law regulations, version for North America does not have region selection option. Channel - This field determines which operating frequency will be used. The default channel is set to Auto. It is not necessary to change the wireless channel unless you notice interference problems with another nearby access point.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router If there are something changed on the Wireless page, you will see the Finish page as shown in Figure 3-11. Click the Reboot button to make your wireless configuration to take effect and finish the Quick Setup.

  • Page 23: Chapter 4. Configuring The Router, Login, Status

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Chapter 4. Configuring the Router This chapter will show each Web page's key functions and the configuration way. 4.1 Login After your successful login, you will see the fifteen main menus on the left of the Web-based utility.

  • Page 24: Quick Setup

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 4-2 Router Status 4.3 Quick Setup Please refer to Section 3.2: "Quick Installation Guide." - 17 -...

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router 4.4 QSS This section will guide you to add a new wireless device to an existing network quickly by QSS (Quick Secure Setup) function. Choose menu “QSS”, you will see the next screen (shown in Figure 4-3 ).

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Step 2: Press and hold the QSS button of the adapter directly for 2 or 3 seconds. Step 3: Wait for a while until the next screen of the adapter configuration appears. Click Finish to complete the QSS configuration.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router The QSS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Step 3: Wait for a while until the next screen appears. Click Finish to complete the QSS configuration. The QSS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Method Three:...

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 4-4 Add A New Device Step 2: Choose “Press the button of the new device in two minutes” and click Connect. Step 3: For the configuration of the wireless adapter, please choose “Push the button on my access point”...

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router The QSS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter II. By PIN If the new device supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup and the PIN method, you can add it to the network by PIN with the following two methods.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router The QSS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Note: In this example, the default PIN code of this adapter is 16952898 as the above figure shown. Method Two: Enter the PIN from my Router Step 1: Get the Current PIN code of the Router in Figure 4-3 (each Router has its unique PIN code.

  • Page 31: Network

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Note: The default PIN code of the Router can be found in its label or the QSS configuration screen as Figure 4-3. You will see the following screen when the new device successfully connected to the network.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router MAC Address - The physical address of the Router, as seen from the LAN. The value can't be changed. IP Address - Enter the IP address of your Router or reset it in dotted-decimal notation (factory default: 192.168.1.1).

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router This page displays the WAN IP parameters assigned dynamically by your ISP, including IP address, Subnet Mask, Default Gateway, etc. Click the Renew button to renew the IP parameters from your ISP. Click the Release button to release the IP parameters.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router IP Address - Enter the IP address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP. Subnet Mask - Enter the subnet Mask in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP, usually is 255.255.255.0. Default Gateway - (Optional) Enter the gateway IP address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router extra Connection type such as Dynamic/Static IP to connect to a local area network, then you can check the radio button of Dynamic/Static IP to activate this secondary connection. Disabled - The Secondary Connection is disabled by default, so there is PPPoE connection only.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 4-10 PPPoE Advanced Settings MTU Size - The default MTU size is “1480” bytes, which is usually fine. It is not recommended that you change the default MTU Size unless required by your ISP.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 4-11 WAN – BigPond Cable User Name/Password - Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. These fields are case-sensitive. Auth Server - Enter the authenticating server IP address or host name.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Connect Automatically - The connection can be re-established automatically when it was down. Connect Manually - You can click the Connect/Disconnect button to connect/disconnect immediately. This mode also supports the Max Idle Time function as Connect on Demand mode.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router User Name/Password - Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. These fields are case-sensitive. Dynamic IP/ Static IP - Choose either as you are given by your ISP. Click the Connect button to connect immediately.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 4-13 PPTP Settings User Name/Password - Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. These fields are case-sensitive. Dynamic IP/ Static IP - Choose either as you are given by your ISP and enter the ISP’s IP address or the domain name.

  • Page 41: Mac Clone

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router automatically re-establish your connection as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. If you wish to activate Connect on Demand, check the radio button. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times, enter “0” in the Max Idle Time field.

  • Page 42: Wireless, Wireless Settings

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 4-14 MAC Address Clone Some ISPs require that you register the MAC Address of your adapter. Changes are rarely needed here. WAN MAC Address - This field displays the current MAC address of the WAN port. If your ISP requires you to register the MAC address, please enter the correct MAC address into this field in XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX format (X is any hexadecimal digit).

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router wireless network on this page. Figure 4-16 Wireless Settings SSID - Enter a value of up to 32 characters. The same name of SSID (Service Set Identification) must be assigned to all wireless devices in your network. Considering your wireless network security, the default SSID is set to be TP-LINK_XXXXXX (XXXXXX indicates the last unique six numbers of each Router’s MAC address).

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Channel - This field determines which operating frequency will be used. The default channel is set to 6. It is not necessary to change the wireless channel unless you notice interference problems with another nearby access point.

  • Page 45: Wireless Security

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router SSID(to be bridged) - The SSID of the AP your Router is going to connect to as a client. You can also use the search function to select the SSID to join. BSSID(to be bridged) - The BSSID of the AP your Router is going to connect to as a client.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 4-17 Wireless Security Disable Security - If you do not want to use wireless security, check this radio button. But it’s strongly recommended to choose one of the following modes to enable security.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router • Type - you can choose the type for the WEP security on the pull-down list. The default setting is Automatic, which can select Shared Key or Open System authentication type automatically based on the wireless station's capability and request.

  • Page 48: Wireless Mac Filtering

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router • Radius Server IP - Enter the IP address of the Radius server. • Radius Port - Enter the port number of the Radius server. • Radius Password - Enter the password for the Radius server.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 4-21 Wireless MAC Filtering To filter wireless users by MAC Address, click Enable. The default setting is Disable. MAC Address - The wireless station's MAC address that you want to filter. Status - The status of this entry, either Enabled or Disabled.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Select Enabled or Disabled for this entry on the Status pull-down list. Click the Save button to save this entry. To modify or delete an existing entry: Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. If you want to delete the entry, click the Delete.

  • Page 51: Wireless Advanced

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router 4.6.4 Wireless Advanced Choose menu “Wireless → Wireless Advanced”, you can configure the advanced settings of your wireless network. Figure 4-23 Wireless Advanced Transmit Power - Here you can specify the transmit power of Router. You can select High, Middle or Low which you would like.

  • Page 52: Wireless Statistics

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router performance because of excessive packets. 2346 is the default setting and is recommended. DTIM Interval - This value determines the interval of the Delivery Traffic Indication Message (DTIM). A DTIM field is a countdown field informing clients of the next window for listening to broadcast and multicast messages.

  • Page 53: Dhcp, Dhcp Settings

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Sent Packets - Packets sent by the station You cannot change any of the values on this page. To update this page and to show the current connected wireless stations, click on the Refresh button.

  • Page 54: Dhcp Clients List

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router DHCP Server - Enable or Disable the DHCP server. If you disable the Server, you must have another DHCP server within your network or else you must configure the computer manually. Start IP Address - Specify an IP address for the DHCP Server to start with when assigning IP addresses.

  • Page 55: Address Reservation

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router MAC Address - The MAC address of the DHCP client Assigned IP - The IP address that the Router has allocated to the DHCP client Lease Time - The time of the DHCP client leased. After the dynamic IP address has expired, a new dynamic IP address will be automatically assigned to the user.

  • Page 56: Forwarding, Virtual Servers

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 4-29 Add or Modify an Address Reservation Entry To modify or delete an existing entry: Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. If you want to delete the entry, click the Delete.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router server IP. Any PC that was used for a virtual server must have a static or reserved IP Address because its IP Address may be changed when using the DHCP function. Figure 4-31 Virtual Servers Service Port - The numbers of External Ports.

  • Page 58: Port Triggering

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 4-32 Add or Modify a Virtual Server Entry Note: If your computer or server has more than one type of available service, please select another service, and enter the same IP Address for that computer or server.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 4-33 Port Triggering Once the Router is configured, the operation is as follows: 1. A local host makes an outgoing connection using a destination port number defined in the Trigger Port field. 2. The Router records this connection, opens the incoming port or ports associated with this entry in the Port Triggering table, and associates them with the local host.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Select the protocol used for Incoming Ports from the Incoming Protocol drop-down list, either TCP or UDP, or All. Select Enable in Status field. Click the Save button to save the new rule. Figure 4-34 Add or Modify a Port Triggering Entry To modify or delete an existing entry: Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify.

  • Page 61: Upnp

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router may be changed when using the DHCP function. Figure 4-35 DMZ To assign a computer or server to be a DMZ server: Check the Enable radio button Enter the IP Address of a local host in the DMZ Host IP Address field...

  • Page 62: Security, Basic Security

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router External Port - The external port the Router opens for the application. • Protocol - The type of protocol the Router opens for the application. • Internal Port - The Internal port the Router opens for local host.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 4-38 Basic Security Firewall - A firewall protects your network from the outside world. Here you can enable or disable the Router’s firewall. SPI Firewall - SPI (Stateful Packet Inspection, also known as dynamic packet filtering) helps to prevent cyber attacks by tracking more state per session.

  • Page 64: Advanced Security

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Router, keep the default, Enabled. ALG - It is recommended to enable Application Layer Gateway (ALG) because ALG allows customized Network Address Translation (NAT) traversal filters to be plugged into the gateway to support address and port translation for certain application layer "control/data"...

  • Page 65: Local Management

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Packets Statistics Interval (5~60) - The default value is 10. Select a value between 5 and 60 seconds from the drop-down list. The Packets Statistics Interval value indicates the time section of the packets statistics. The result of the statistics is used for analysis by SYN Flood, UDP Flood and ICMP-Flood.

  • Page 66: Remote Management

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router from accessing the Router. Figure 4-40 Local Management By default, the radio button “All the PCs on the LAN are allowed to access the Router's Web-Based Utility” is checked. If you want to allow PCs with specific MAC Addresses to access the Setup page of the Router's Web-Based Utility locally from inside the network, check the radio button “Only the PCs listed can browse the built-in web pages to perform Administrator...

  • Page 67: Parental Control

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 4-41 Remote Management Web Management Port - Web browser access normally uses the standard HTTP service port 80. This Router's default remote management web port number is 80. For greater security, you can change the remote management web port to a custom port by entering that number in the box provided.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 4-42 Parental Control Settings Parental Control - Check Enable if you want this function to take effect, otherwise check Disable. MAC Address of Parental PC - In this field, enter the MAC address of the controlling PC, or you can make use of the Copy To Above button below.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Click the Save button. Click the Enable All button to enable all the rules in the list. Click the Disable All button to disable all the rules in the list. Click the Delete All button to delete all the entries in the table.

  • Page 70: Access Control, Rule

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router 3. Click “Parental Control” menu on the left to go back to the Add or Modify Parental Control Entry page: Click Add New... button. Enter 00-11-22-33-44-AA in the MAC Address of Child PC field.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 4-46 Access Control Rule Management Enable Internet Access Control - Select the check box to enable the Internet Access Control function, so the Default Filter Policy can take effect. Rule Name - Here displays the name of the rule and this name is unique.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router 5. Select a schedule from the Schedule drop-down list or choose “Click Here To Add New Schedule”. 6. In the Action field, select Deny or Allow. 7. In the Status field, select Enabled or Disabled to enable or disable your entry.

  • Page 73: Host

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router 3. Click “Access Control → Schedule” in the left to enter the Schedule Settings page. Add a new entry with the Schedule Description is Schedule_1, Day is Sat and Sun, Start Time is 1800 and Stop Time is 2000.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router To add a new entry, please follow the steps below. Click the Add New… button. In the Mode field, select IP Address or MAC Address. If you select IP Address, the screen shown is Figure 4-49.

  • Page 75: Target

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Click Save to complete the settings. Then you will go back to the Host Settings page and see the following list. 4.11.3 Target Choose menu “Access Control → Target”, you can view and set a Target list in the screen as shown in Figure 4-51.

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    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router 1) In Target Description field, create a unique description for the target (e.g. Target_1). 2) In IP Address field, enter the IP address of the target. 3) Select a common service from Common Service Port drop-down list, so that the Target Port will be automatically filled.

  • Page 77: Schedule

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router 4. In Domain Name field, enter www.google.com. 5. Click Save to complete the settings. Then you will go back to the Target Settings page and see the following list, 4.11.4 Schedule Choose menu “Access Control → Schedule”, you can view and set a Schedule list in the next screen as shown in Figure 4-54.

  • Page 78

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 4-55 Advanced Schedule Settings 2. In Schedule Description field, create a unique description for the schedule (e.g. Schedule_1). 3. In Day field, select the day or days you need. 4. In Time field, you can select all day-24 hours or you may enter the Start Time and Stop Time in the corresponding field.

  • Page 79: Static Routing

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router 4.12 Static Routing Choose menu “Static Routing”, and you can configure the static route in the next screen, shown in Figure 4-56. A static route is a pre-determined path that network information must travel to reach a specific host or network.

  • Page 80: Bandwidth Control, Control Settings

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router the Router and the network or host. Select Enabled or Disabled for this entry on the Status drop-down list. Click the Save button to make the entry take effect. Click the Delete button to delete the entry.

  • Page 81: Rules List

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router 4.13.2 Rules List Choose menu “Bandwidth Control → Rules List”, you can view and configure the Bandwidth Control rules in the screen below. Figure 4-60 Bandwidth Control Rules List Description - This is the information about the rules such as address range.

  • Page 82: Binding Settings

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router 4.14 IP& MAC Bing Setting Figure 4-62 the IP & MAC Binding menu There are two submenus under the IP &MAC Binding menu (shown in Figure 4-62): Binding Setting and ARP List. Click any of them, and you will be able to scan or configure the corresponding function.

  • Page 83

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router To add IP & MAC Binding entries, follow the steps below. Click the Add New... button as shown in Figure 4-63. Enter the MAC Address and IP Address. Select the Bind checkbox. Click the Save button to save it.

  • Page 84: Arp List

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 4-66 ARP List MAC Address - The MAC address of the controlled computer in the LAN. IP Address - The assigned IP address of the controlled computer in the LAN. Status - Indicates whether or not the MAC and IP addresses are bound.

  • Page 85: Dynamic Dns, Comexe.cn Ddns

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router 4.15.1 Comexe.cn DDNS If you select www.comexe.cn, the page will appear as shown in Figure 4-68. Figure 4-67 Comexe.cn DDNS Settings To set up for DDNS, follow these instructions: 1. Enter the Domain Names your dynamic DNS service provider gave.

  • Page 86: Dyndns.org Ddns, No-ip.com Ddns

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 4-68 Dyndns.org DDNS Settings To set up for DDNS, follow these instructions: Type the User Name for your DDNS account. Type the Password for your DDNS account. Type the Domain Name you received from dynamic DNS service provider here.

  • Page 87: System Tools

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 4-69 No-ip.com DDNS Settings To set up for DDNS, follow these instructions: Type the User Name for your DDNS account. Type the Password for your DDNS account. Type the Domain Name you received from dynamic DNS service provider.

  • Page 88: Time Settings

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Diagnostic, Firmware Upgrade, Factory Defaults, Backup & Restore, Reboot, Password, System Log and Statistics. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below.

  • Page 89: Diagnostic

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router your time zone once you log in to the Router successfully, otherwise, these functions will not take effect. 2. The time will be lost if the Router is turned off. 3. The Router will obtain GMT automatically from Internet if it has already connected to Internet.

  • Page 90: Firmware Upgrade

    150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router IP Address/Domain Name - Type the destination IP address (such as 202.108.22.5) or Domain name (such as http://www.tp-link.com). Pings Count - The number of Ping packets for a Ping connection. Ping Packet Size - The size of Ping packet.

  • Page 91: Factory Defaults

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Firmware Version - This displays the current firmware version. Hardware Version - This displays the current hardware version. The hardware version of the upgrade file must accord with the Router’s current hardware version. To upgrade the Router's firmware, follow these instructions below: 1.

  • Page 92: Reboot

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Note: Any settings you have saved will be lost when the default settings are restored. 4.16.5 Backup & Restore Choose menu “System Tools → Backup & Restore”, you can save the current configuration of the Router as a backup file and restore the configuration via a backup file as shown in Figure 4-76.

  • Page 93: Password, System Log

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router • Change the LAN IP Address (system will reboot automatically). • Change the DHCP Settings. • Change the Wireless configurations. • Change the Web Management Port. • Upgrade the firmware of the Router (system will reboot automatically).

  • Page 94

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 4-79 System Log Auto Mail Feature - Indicates whether auto mail feature is enabled or not. Mail Settings - Set the receiving and sending mailbox address, server address, validation information as well as the timetable for Auto Mail Feature, as shown in Figure 4-80.

  • Page 95

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 4-80 Mail Account Settings From - Your mail box address. The Router would connect it to send logs. To - Recipient’s address. The destination mailbox where the logs would be received. SMTP Server - Your smtp server. It corresponds with the mailbox filled in the From field.

  • Page 96: Statistics

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Log Level - By selecting the log level, only logs of this level will be shown. Refresh - Refresh the page to show the latest log list. Save Log - Click to save all the logs in a txt file.

  • Page 97

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Statistics Table: The IP Address and MAC address are displayed with related IP Addess/MAC Address statistics Packets The number of packets received and transmitted by the Router. Total Bytes The number of bytes received and transmitted by the Router.

  • Page 98: Appendix A: Faq

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Appendix A: FAQ How do I configure the Router to access the Internet by ADSL users? First, configure the ADSL Modem configured in RFC1483 bridge model. Connect the Ethernet cable from your ADSL Modem to the WAN port on the Router. The telephone cord plugs into the Line port of the ADSL Modem.

  • Page 99

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router How do I configure the Router to access the Internet by Ethernet users? Log in to the Router, click the “Network” menu on the left of your browser, and click "WAN" submenu. On the WAN page, select “Dynamic IP” for "WAN Connection Type", finish by clicking Save.

  • Page 100

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure A-5 Add or Modify a Virtual server Entry Note: Your opposite side should call your WAN IP, which is displayed on the “Status” page. How to enable DMZ Host: Log in to the Router, click the “Forwarding” menu on the left of your browser, and click "DMZ"...

  • Page 101

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure A-7 Basic Security I want to build a WEB Server on the LAN, what should I do? Because the WEB Server port 80 will interfere with the WEB management port 80 on the Router, you must change the WEB management port number to avoid interference.

  • Page 102

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router (the Router’s LAN IP address: Web Management Port) in the address field of the Web browser. Log in to the Router, click the “Forwarding” menu on the left of your browser, and click the "Virtual Servers" submenu. On the "Virtual Servers" page, click Add New…, then on the “Add or Modify a Virtual Server”...

  • Page 103: Appendix B: Configuring The Pc

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Appendix B: Configuring the PC In this section, we’ll introduce how to install and configure the TCP/IP correctly in Windows XP. First make sure your Ethernet Adapter is working, refer to the adapter’s manual if necessary.

  • Page 104

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 0-2 The following TCP/IP Properties window will display and the IP Address tab is open on this window by default. Now you have two ways to configure the TCP/IP protocol below: Setting IP address automatically...

  • Page 105

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Figure 0-3 Note: For Windows 98 OS or before, the PC and Router may need to be restarted. Setting IP address manually Select Use the following IP address radio button. And the following items available If the Router's LAN IP address is 192.168.1.1, specify the IP address as 192.168.1.x (x is...

  • Page 106

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Now: Click OK to keep your settings. - 99 -...

  • Page 107: Appendix C: Specifications

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Appendix C: Specifications General Standards IEEE 802.3, 802.3u, 802.11b, 802.11g Protocols TCP/IP, PPPoE, DHCP, ICMP, NAT, SNTP One 10/100M Auto-Negotiation WAN RJ45 port, Four 10/100M Ports Auto-Negotiation LAN RJ45 ports supporting Auto MDI/MDIX 10BASE-T: UTP category 3, 4, 5 cable (maximum 100m) EIA/TIA-568 100Ω...

  • Page 108: Appendix D: Glossary

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router Appendix D: Glossary 802.11b - The 802.11b standard specifies a wireless networking at 11 Mbps using direct-sequence spread-spectrum (DSSS) technology and operating in the unlicensed radio spectrum at 2.4GHz, and WEP encryption for security. 802.11b networks are also referred to as Wi-Fi networks.

  • Page 109

    TL-WR740N 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) - A data privacy mechanism based on a 64-bit or 128-bit or 152-bit shared key algorithm, as described in the IEEE 802.11 standard. Wi-Fi - A trade name for the 802.11b wireless networking standard, given by the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance (WECA, see http://www.wi-fi.net), an industry standards group...

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