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TP-Link TL-WR740N - 150Mbps Wireless Lite N Router IEEE 802.11n 802.11g 802.11b Built-in User Manual

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User manual - 114 pages
TL-WR740N
TL-WR741ND
150Mbps Wireless N Router
Rev: 2.0.0
1910010391

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    TL-WR740N TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Rev: 2.0.0 1910010391...

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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 N Router Model No.: TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 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 ........................4 1.4.1 The Front Panel......................4 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....................46 DHCP ..........................47 4.7.1 DHCP Settings..................... 47 4.7.2 DHCP Clients List ....................48 4.7.3 Address Reservation ................... 49 Forwarding ........................50 4.8.1 Virtual Servers ..................... 50 4.8.2 Port Triggering ..................... 52 4.8.3 DMZ ........................54 4.8.4 UPnP ........................

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    4.15 Dynamic DNS........................78 4.15.1 Comexe.cn DDNS ....................79 4.15.2 Dyndns.org DDNS ....................80 4.15.3 No-ip.com DDNS ....................80 4.16 System Tools........................81 4.16.1 Time Settings....................... 82 4.16.2 Diagnostic ......................83 4.16.3 Firmware Upgrade....................84 4.16.4 Factory Defaults....................85 4.16.5 Backup & Restore....................86 4.16.6 Reboot .........................

  • Page 8: Package Contents

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Package Contents The following items should be found in your package: TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router DC Power Adapter for TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Quick Installation Guide Resource CD for TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router, including: •...

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

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Chapter 1. Introduction Thank you for choosing the TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router. 1.1 Overview of the Router The TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router integrates 4-port Switch, Firewall, NAT-Router and Wireless AP. The 150Mbps Wireless N Router delivers exceptional range and speed, which can fully meet the need of Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) networks and the users demanding higher networking performance.

  • Page 10: Conventions, Main Features

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router 1.2 Conventions The Router or TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND mentioned in this guide stands for TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router without any explanation. Note: The two devices of TL-WR740N and TL-WR741ND are sharing this User Guide. For simplicity, we will take TL-WR741ND for example throughout this Guide.

  • Page 11: Panel Layout, The Front Panel

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router 1.4 Panel Layout 1.4.1 The Front Panel Figure 1-1 Front Panel sketch The Router’s LEDs are located on the front panel (View from left to right). Name Status Indication Power is off. (Power) Power is on. Flashing The Router is working properly.

  • Page 12: The Rear Panel

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router 1.4.2 The Rear Panel Figure 1-2 Rear Panel sketch The following parts are located on the rear panel (View right to left). Wireless antenna: To receive and transmit the wireless data. POWER: The Power socket is where you will connect the power adapter. Please use the power adapter provided with this TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router.

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

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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.) PCs with a working Ethernet Adapter and an Ethernet cable with RJ45 connectors TCP/IP protocol on each PC Web browser, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Apple Safari 2.2 Installation Environment Requirements...

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router...

  • Page 15: Chapter 3. Quick Installation Guide, Tcp/ip Configuration

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Chapter 3. Quick Installation Guide This chapter will show you how to configure the basic functions of your TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router using Quick Setup Wizard within minutes. 3.1 TCP/IP Configuration The default IP address of the TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router is 192.168.1.1. And the default Subnet Mask is 255.255.255.0.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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 Please check the connection following these steps: Is the connection between your PC and the Router correct? Note:...

  • Page 17: Quick Installation Guide

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Is the TCP/IP configuration for your PC correct? Note: If the Router's IP address is 192.168.1.1, your PC's IP address must be within the range of 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-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router 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/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 3-7 Quick Setup - PPPoE 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/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Max Tx Rate - You can limit the maximum transmission rate of the Router through this field. Disable Security - The wireless security function can be enabled or disabled. If disabled, the wireless stations will be able to connect the Router without encryption. It is recommended strongly that you choose one of following options to enable security.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 3-11 Quick Setup - Finish - 15...

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

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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. On the right, there are the corresponding explanations and instructions.

  • Page 24: Quick Setup

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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 ). Figure 4-3 QSS QSS Status - Enable or disable the QSS function here.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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 appears. Click Finish to complete the QSS configuration. The QSS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Method Two: Step 1: Press the QSS button on the front panel of the Router.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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: Step 1: Keep the default QSS Status as Enabled and click the Add device button in Figure 4-3, then the following screen will appear.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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. Method One: Enter the PIN into my Router Step 1: Keep the default QSS Status as Enabled and click the Add device button in Figure 4-3, then the following screen will appear.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-6 LAN 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/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-7 WAN – Dynamic IP 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. MTU Size - The normal MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) value for most Ethernet networks is 1500 Bytes.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router applications. If you cannot get the IP Address normally, you can choose this option. (It is rarely required.) Click the Save button to save your settings. If your ISP provides a static or fixed IP Address, Subnet Mask, Gateway and DNS setting, select Static IP.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router If your ISP provides a PPPoE connection, select PPPoE/Russia PPPoE option. And you should enter the following parameters (Figure 4-9): Figure 4-9 WAN - PPPoE User Name/Password - Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. These fields are case-sensitive.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router to have elapsed before your Internet access disconnects. Connect Automatically - The connection can be re-established automatically when it was down. Time-based Connecting - The connection will only be established in the period from the start time to the end time (both are in HH:MM format).

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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. Service Name/AC Name - The service name and AC (Access Concentrator) name should not be configured unless you are sure it is necessary for your ISP.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-11 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. Auth Domain - Type in the domain suffix server name based on your location. e.g.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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. Click the Disconnect button to disconnect immediately. Connect on Demand - You can configure the Router to disconnect from your Internet connection after a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time).

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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 42: Mac Clone

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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. Otherwise, enter the number of minutes you want to have elapsed before your Internet connection terminates.

  • Page 43: Wireless, Wireless Settings

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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. Mode - Select the desired mode.

  • Page 46: Wireless Security

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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. WEP - It is based on the IEEE 802.11 standard. If you check this radio button, you will find a notice in red as show in Figure 4-18.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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 49: Wireless Mac Filtering

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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. Description - A simple description of the wireless station.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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 52: Wireless Advanced

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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 53: Wireless Statistics

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router specify the value between 1-255 Beacon Intervals. The default value is 1, which indicates the DTIM Interval is the same as Beacon Interval. Enable WMM - WMM function can guarantee the packets with high-priority messages being transmitted preferentially.

  • Page 54: Dhcp, Dhcp Settings

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Note: This page will be refreshed automatically every 5 seconds. 4.7 DHCP Figure 4-25 The DHCP menu There are three submenus under the DHCP menu (shown in Figure 4-25), DHCP Settings, DHCP Clients List and Address Reservation. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.

  • Page 55: Dhcp Clients List

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router End IP Address - Specify an IP address for the DHCP Server to end with when assigning IP addresses. 192.168.1.199 is the default end address. Address Lease Time - The Address Lease Time is the amount of time a network user will be allowed connection to the Router with their current dynamic IP Address.

  • Page 56: Address Reservation

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router You cannot change any of the values on this page. To update this page and to show the current attached devices, click the Refresh button. 4.7.3 Address Reservation Choose menu “DHCP → Address Reservation”, you can view and add a reserved address for clients via the next screen (shown in Figure 4-28).When you specify a reserved IP address for a PC on the LAN, that PC will always receive the same IP address each time when it accesses the DHCP server.

  • Page 57: Forwarding, Virtual Servers

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router 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. Modify the information. Click the Save button. Click the Enable/Disabled All button to make all entries enabled/disabled Click the Delete All button to delete all entries.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Service Port - The numbers of External Ports. You can type a service port or a range of service ports (in XXX – YYY format, XXX is the start port number, YYY is the end port number).

  • Page 59: Port Triggering

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Click the Save button. Click the Enable/Disabled All button to make all entries enabled/disabled. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries. Click the Next button to go to the next page and click the Previous button to return the previous page.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Incoming Ports Range - The port or port range used by the remote system when it responds to the outgoing request. A response using one of these ports will be forwarded to the PC that triggered this rule. You can input at most 5 groups of ports (or port sections). Every group of ports must be set apart with ",".

  • Page 61: Upnp

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Click the Save button. Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries Note: When the trigger connection is released, the corresponding opening ports will be closed. Each rule is allowed to be used only by one host on LAN synchronously.

  • Page 62: Security

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-36 UPnP Current UPnP Status - UPnP can be enabled or disabled by clicking the Enable or Disable button. Current UPnP Settings List - This table displays the current UPnP information. App Description - The description provided by the application in the UPnP request. •...

  • Page 63: Basic Security

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router 4.9.1 Basic Security Choose menu “Security → Basic Security”, you can configure the basic security in the screen as shown in Figure 4-38. 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.

  • Page 64: Advanced Security

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router pass through the Router, keep the default, Enabled. IPSec Passthrough - Internet Protocol Security (IPSec) is a suite of protocols for ensuring private, secure communications over Internet Protocol (IP) networks, through the use of cryptographic security services. To allow IPSec tunnels to pass through the Router, keep the default, Enabled.

  • Page 65: Local Management

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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 tasks”, and then enter each MAC Address in a separate field.

  • Page 67: Parental Control

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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. Click the Next button to go to the next page, or click the Previous button return to the previous page.

  • Page 70: Access Control, Rule

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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. Enter “Allow Google” in the Website Description field. Enter “www.google.com”...

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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. Host - Here displays the host selected in the corresponding rule.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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. Click the Save button.

  • Page 73: Host

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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. 4.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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. 1) In Host Description field, create a unique description for the host (e.g.

  • Page 75: Target

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router In Host Description field, create a unique description for the host (e.g. Host_1). In MAC Address field, enter 00-11-22-33-44-AA. 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 →...

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router 1) In Target Description field, create a unique description for the target (e.g. Target_1). 2) In Domain Name field, enter the domain name in the blank. You can enter 4 domain names. Click the Save button. Click the Delete All button to delete all the entries in the table.

  • Page 77: Schedule

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router 1. Click Add New… button in Figure 4-51 to enter the Add or Modify an Access Target Entry page. 2. In Mode field, select Domain Name from the drop-down list. 3. In Target Description field, create a unique description for the target (e.g. Target_1). 4.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router 5. Click Save to complete the settings. Click the Delete All button to delete all the entries in the table. Click the Next button to go to the next page, or click the Previous button return to the previous page.

  • Page 79: Advance Routing, Static Routing

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router 4.12 Advance Routing Figure 4-56 Advanced Routing Menu There are two submenus under the Network menu (shown in Figure 4-56): Static Routing List and System Routing Table. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.

  • Page 80: System Routing Table

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Enter the following data. Destination IP Address - The Destination IP Address is the address of the network or host that you want to assign to a static route. Subnet Mask - The Subnet Mask determines which portion of an IP Address is the network portion, and which portion is the host portion.

  • Page 81: Bandwidth Control, Control Settings, Rules List

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Subnet Mask - The Subnet Mask determines which portion of an IP address is the network portion, and which portion is the host portion. Gateway - This is the IP address of the gateway device that allows for contact between the Router and the network or host.

  • Page 82

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Control rules in the screen below. Figure 4-61 Bandwidth Control Rules List Description - This is the information about the rules such as address range. Egress bandwidth - This field displays the max and mix upload bandwidth through the WAN port, the default is 0.

  • Page 83: Binding Settings

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router 4.14 IP& MAC Bing Setting Figure 4-63 the IP & MAC Binding menu There are two submenus under the IP &MAC Binding menu (shown in Figure 4-63): Binding Setting and ARP List. Click any of them, and you will be able to scan or configure the corresponding function.

  • Page 84

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-65 IP & MAC Binding Settings To add IP & MAC Binding entries, follow the steps below. Click the Add New... button as shown in Figure 4-64. Enter the MAC Address and IP Address. Select the Bind checkbox.

  • Page 85: Arp List, Dynamic Dns

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router 4.14.2 ARP List To manage the computer, you could observe the computers in the LAN by checking the relationship of MAC address and IP address on the ARP list, and you could configure the items on the ARP list also.

  • Page 86: Comexe.cn Ddns

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router of a website, FTP server, or e-mail server with a fixed domain name (named by yourself) and a dynamic IP address, and then your friends can connect to your server by entering your domain name no matter what your IP address is. Before using this feature, you need to sign up for DDNS service providers such as www.comexe.cn, www.dyndns.org, or www.no-ip.com.

  • Page 87: Dyndns.org Ddns, No-ip.com Ddns

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Click Logout to log out of the DDNS service. 4.15.2 Dyndns.org DDNS If the dynamic DNS Service Provider you select is www.dyndns.org, the page will appear as shown in Figure 4-69. Figure 4-69 Dyndns.org DDNS Settings To set up for DDNS, follow these instructions: Type the User Name for your DDNS account.

  • Page 88: System Tools

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-70 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. Click the Login button to log in the DDNS service.

  • Page 89: Time Settings

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Choose menu “System Tools”, you can see the submenus under the main menu: Time Settings, 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.

  • Page 90: Diagnostic

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Note: 1. This setting will be used for some time-based functions such as firewall. You must specify your time zone once you log in to the Router successfully, otherwise, these functions will not take effect. 2.

  • Page 91: Firmware Upgrade

    Domain Name System (DNS) queries. 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.

  • Page 92: Factory Defaults

    3. Click the Upgrade button. Note: New firmware versions are posted at http://www.tp-link.com and can be downloaded for free. There is no need to upgrade the firmware unless the new firmware has a new feature you want to use. However, when experiencing problems caused by the Router rather than the configuration, you can try to upgrade the firmware.

  • Page 93

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-76 Restore Factory Default Click the Restore button to reset all configuration settings to their default values. • The default User Name: admin • The default Password: admin • The default IP Address: 192.168.1.1 •...

  • Page 94: Reboot, Password

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router 4.16.6 Reboot Choose menu “System Tools → Reboot”, you can click the Reboot button to reboot the Router via the next screen. Figure 4-78 Reboot the Router Some settings of the Router will take effect only after rebooting, which include: •...

  • Page 95: System Log

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router of the Router, because all users who try to access the Router's Web-based utility or Quick Setup will be prompted for the Router's default user name and password. Note: The new user name and password must not exceed 14 characters in length and not include any spaces.

  • Page 96

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-81 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 97: Statistics

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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. Mail Log - Click to send an email of current logs manually according to the address and validation information set in Mail Settings.

  • Page 98

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Click Delete All to delete all entries in the table. 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 The number of bytes received and transmitted by the Router.

  • Page 99: Appendix A: Faq

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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 100

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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 101

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure A-4 Virtual Servers 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 102

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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. To change the WEB management port number: Log in to the Router, click the “Security”...

  • Page 103

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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 104: Appendix B: Configuring The Pc

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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. Configure TCP/IP component On the Windows taskbar, click the Start button, and then click Control Panel.

  • Page 105

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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 Select Obtain an IP address automatically, Choose Obtain DNS server automatically, as shown in the Figure below: - 98...

  • Page 106

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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 from 2 to 254), and the Subnet mask as 255.255.255.0.

  • Page 107

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Now: Click OK to keep your settings. - 100...

  • Page 108: Appendix C: Specifications

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Appendix C: Specifications General IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE802.11n, IEEE802.11b, IEEE Standards 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 109: Appendix D: Glossary

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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 110

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless 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 promoting interoperability among 802.11b devices.

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