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TP-Link TL-MR3020 User Manual

Portable 3g/3.75g wireless n router.
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TL-MR3020
Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router
Rev: 1.0.1
1910010551

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Rev: 1.0.1 1910010551...

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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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    Industry Canada Statement: This device complies with RSS-210 of the Industry Canada Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1)This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2)This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

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    TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY For the following equipment: Product Description: Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Model No.: TL-MR3020 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 6: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Package Contents .......................... 1 Chapter 1. Introduction......................... 2 Overview of the Router....................2 Conventions ......................... 2 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 ....................

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    4.5.4 MAC Clone ..................... 51 4.5.5 LAN......................... 52 Wireless ........................53 4.6.1 Wireless Settings .................... 53 4.6.2 Wireless Security.................... 56 4.6.3 Wireless MAC Filtering ................... 59 4.6.4 Wireless Advanced ..................61 4.6.5 Wireless Statistics................... 62 DHCP ......................... 63 4.7.1 DHCP Settings ....................63 4.7.2 DHCP Clients List ...................

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    4.15 Dynamic DNS......................98 4.15.1 Comexe.cn DDNS ..................98 4.15.2 Dyndns.org DDNS ..................99 4.15.3 No-ip.com DDNS ..................100 4.16 System Tools ......................101 4.16.1 Time Settings....................102 4.16.2 Diagnostic..................... 103 4.16.3 Firmware Upgrade ..................105 4.16.4 Factory Defaults ................... 106 4.16.5 Backup &...

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    5.8.3 DMZ......................150 5.8.4 UPnP ......................151 Security ........................152 5.9.1 Basic Security....................152 5.9.2 Advanced Security..................154 5.9.3 Local Management ..................155 5.9.4 Remote Management ................... 156 5.10 Parental Control ....................... 157 5.11 Access Control ......................160 5.11.1 Rule ......................160 5.11.2 Host ......................

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    Chapter 6. Router Configuration—AP Mode................192 Login ........................192 Status ........................192 WPS ......................... 194 Network ........................202 Wireless ........................203 6.5.1 Wireless Settings ..................203 6.5.2 Wireless Security...................211 6.5.3 Wireless MAC Filtering ................. 219 6.5.4 Wireless Advanced ..................221 6.5.5 Wireless Statistics..................

  • Page 11: Package Contents

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Power Adapter for TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router USB Cable Ethernet cable Quick Installation Guide Resource CD for TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router, including: • This Guide • Other Helpful Information Note: Make sure that the package contains the above items.

  • Page 12: Overview Of The Router, Conventions, Chapter 1. Introduction

    Chapter 1. Introduction 1.1 Overview of the Router TP-LINK understands the need for sharing the 3G/3.75G connection on the go and so we’ve realized the convenience with our latest Portable Wireless N 3G/3.75G Router TL-MR3020 ----- it gives you the freedom to quickly set up a stable and high speed wireless network, up to 150Mbps, on-the-go and share a 3G/3.75G connection.

  • Page 13: Main Features

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 1.3 Main Features Travel size design, small enough to take on the road One 10/100M Auto-Negotiation RJ45 Ethernet port, one USB 2.0 Port,one mini USB port Compatible with IEEE 802.11n/g/b, IEEE802.3/3u Compatible with UMTS/HSPA/EVDO USB 3G Modem...

  • Page 14: Panel Layout, The Front Panel

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G 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 top to bottom). Name Status Indication Power is on. Power Power is off.

  • Page 15: The Rear Panel

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G 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 from left to right). 3G USB Port: This port is used to plug a 3G modem/card.

  • Page 16: System Requirements, Installation Environment Requirements, Connecting The Router, Chapter 2. Connecting The Router

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Chapter 2. Connecting the Router 2.1 System Requirements 3G/3.75G Mobile Broadband Internet Access Service (With a UMTS/HSPA/EVDO USB dongle) 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 5.0 , Netscape Navigator 6.0 or above...

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    Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 1. Switch the mode of the Router on 3G Router mode. 2. Connect the notebook/PC to the RJ45 Ethernet port of TL-MR3020 Router with an Ethernet cable. 3. Connect the 3G modem/card to the 3G USB port of the Router.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router AP Mode In AP mode, the Router will act as a wireless access point supporting four modes, Access Point mode, Repeater mode, Bridge with AP mode and Client mode. Please connect the Router according to your desired mode.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Client Mode In this mode, the Router will act as a wireless card to connect with wireless network.

  • Page 20: G Router Mode, Pc Configuration, Connect To Network, Router Configuration, Chapter 3. Quick Installation Guide

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Chapter 3. Quick Installation Guide This chapter will show you how to configure the basic functions of your Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router using Quick Setup Wizard within minutes. 3.1 3G Router Mode The default IP address of the Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router is 192.168.0.254 and the default Subnet Mask is 255.255.255.0.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router After a moment, a login window will appear, similar to the Figure 3-2. Enter admin for the User Name and Password, both in lower case letters. Then click the OK button or press the Enter key.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 3-4 Quick Setup Choose the Internet Access type, and then click Next. Here we take 3G Only (As LAN) for example. Figure 3-5 Quick Setup – Internet Access 3G Preferred - Use 3G as the primary access, WAN as a backup. The RJ45 Ethernet port is used as WAN port.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 3-6 Quick Setup – 3G Note: If your location or ISP is not listed, or the default Dial number/APN is not the latest one, or your ISP requires you to enter a new username and password; please tick “Set the Dial Number, APN, Username and Password manually”...

  • Page 24: Wisp Mode, Pc Configuration, Connect To Network

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 3-8 Quick Setup – Finish Note: After the rebooting, please reconnect to the network according to 3.1.2 Connect to Network. If Wireless Security is enabled, you need to enter the password you’ve just set to successfully finish the connecting.

  • Page 25: Router Configuration

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 3. When Connected appears, you’ve successfully connected to the wireless network. 3.2.3 Router Configuration To access the configuration utility, open a web-browser and type the default address http://192.168.0.254 in the address field of the browser.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Choose your WAN Connection type and click Next to continue. Figure 3-12 Quick Setup – WAN Connection Type If the connection type is PPPoE, the next screen will appear as shown in Figure 3-13.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 3-14 Quick Setup – MAC Clone If you are visiting the Router from another computer, rather than the main computer, please select No, and then enter the main computer’s MAC in the field WAN MAC Address.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Subnet Mask - The Subnet Mask is used for the WAN IP address, it is usually 255.255.255.0. Default Gateway - Enter the gateway IP address into the box if required. Primary DNS - Enter the DNS Server IP address into the box if required.

  • Page 29: Pc Configuration, Connect To Network, Router Configuration

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Note: After the rebooting, please reconnect to the network according to 3.2.2 Connect to Network. If Wireless Security is enabled, you need to enter the password you’ve just set to successfully finish the connecting.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router After a moment, a login window will appear, similar to the Figure 3-20. Enter admin for the User Name and Password, both in lower case letters. Then click the OK button or press the Enter key.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 3-22 Quick Setup – Wireless Operation Mode If you choose Access Point (AP), the next screen will appear as shown in Figure 3-23. This operation mode allows wireless stations to access. Figure 3-23 Quick Setup – AP Wireless Network Name (SSID) - Enter a string of up to 32 characters.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Region - Select your region from the pull-down list. This field specifies the region where the wireless function of the Router can be used. It may be illegal to use the wireless function of the Router in a region other than one of those specified in this filed.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Region - This field determines which operating frequency will be used. To achieve more information, you can read the same glossary in Access Point part. If you choose Bridge with AP, the next screen will appear as shown in Figure 3-25.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router If you choose Client, the next screen will appear as shown in Figure 3-26. This operation mode allows your device to work as a wireless station and enable wired host(s) to access AP. Figure 3-26 Quick Setup – Client None - The wireless security function can be enabled or disabled.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Key Type - You can select the WEP key length (64-bit, or 128-bit, or 152-bit.) for encryption. “Disabled" means this WEP key entry is invalid. For 64-bit encryption - You can enter 10 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9, a-f, A-F, and null key is not permitted) or 5 ASCII characters.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router configuration, and then reconnect to the network according to 3.3.2 Connect to Network. If Wireless Security is enabled, you need to enter the password you’ve just set to successfully finish the connecting. -26-...

  • Page 37: Login, Status, Chapter 4. Router Configuration—3g Router Mode

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Chapter 4. Router Configuration—3G Router Mode This chapter will show each Web page's key functions and the configuration way on 3G Router Mode. The Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router is easy to configure and manage with the ®...

  • Page 38: Quick Setup

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-1 Router Status 4.3 Quick Setup Please refer to Section 3.2: "Quick Installation Guide." -28-...

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 4.4 WPS This section will guide you add a new wireless device to an existing network quickly by WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) function. Choose menu “WPS”, and you will see the next screen (shown in Figure 4-2 ).

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Step 2: Press and hold the WPS 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 WPS configuration.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Method Two: Step 1: Press the WPS button on the front panel of the Router for less than 5 seconds. Step 2: For the configuration of the wireless adapter, please choose Push the button on my access point in the configuration utility of the WPS as below, and click Next.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router The WPS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Method Three: Step 1: Click the Enable WPS button in Figure 4-2 , and then click Add device; the following screen will appear. Figure 4-3 Add A New Device Step 2: Choose Press the button of the new device in two minutes and click Connect.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router The WPS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Step 4: Wait for a while until the next screen appears. Click Finish to complete the WPS configuration. The WPS 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-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router screen will appear. Step 2: Choose Enter the new device's PIN and enter the PIN code of the wireless adapter in the field behind PIN in the above figure. Then click Connect. Note: The PIN code of the adapter is always displayed on the WPS configuration screen...

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router access point in the configuration utility of the WPS as below, and enter the PIN code of the Router into the field behind Access Point PIN. Then click Next. The WPS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter...

  • Page 46: Network, Internet Access

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 4.5 Network Figure 4-4 the Network menu There are five submenus under the Network menu (shown in Figure 4-4): Internet Access, 3G, WAN, MAC Clone and LAN. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.

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    3G USB Modem field as shown in Figure 4-6. Otherwise, “Unknown Modem” will be shown instead as shown in Figure 4-7. Please visit our website http://www.tp-link.com to get the latest USB modems compatibility list. Note 3G settings are unavailable when the Internet Access mode is set to WAN Only mode.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-6 3G Figure 4-7 Location - Please select the location where you're enjoying the 3G card. Mobile ISP - Please select the ISP (Internet Service Provider) you apply to for 3G service. The router will show the default Dial Number and APN of that ISP.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router APN - Enter the APN (Access Point Name) provided by your ISP. Username/Password - Enter the Username and Password provided by your ISP. These fields are case-sensitive. Click the Connect button to connect to your 3G network. Once the connection is successful, you will find the 3G screen is similar to Figure 4-8.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-9 Connect on Demand - You can configure the Router to disconnect your Internet connection after a specified period of the Internet connectivity (Max Idle Time). If your Internet connection has been terminated due to inactivity, Connect on Demand enables the Router to automatically re-establish your connection as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router MTU Size - The default MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) size is 1480 bytes, which is usually fine. For some ISPs, you need modify the MTU. This should not be done unless you are sure it is necessary for your ISP.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-11 Add or Modify a 3G USB Modem Entry 4.5.3 Choose menu “Network→WAN”, you can configure the IP parameters of the WAN on the screen below. Note: WAN settings are unavailable when the Internet Access mode is set to 3G Only mode. Please change settings on 4.5.1 Internet Access...

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless 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-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 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. MTU Size - The normal MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) value for most Ethernet networks is 1500 Bytes.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Disabled - The Secondary Connection is disabled by default, so there is PPPoE connection only. This is recommended. Dynamic IP - You can check this radio button to use Dynamic IP as the secondary connection to connect to the local area network provided by ISP.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-15 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-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-16 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-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G 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-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G 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.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-18 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 61: Mac Clone

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Otherwise, enter the number of minutes you want to have elapsed before your Internet connection terminates. Connect Automatically - Connect automatically after the Router is disconnected. To use this option, click the radio button.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-19 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).

  • Page 63: Wireless, Wireless Settings

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router IP Address - Enter the IP address of your Router or reset it in dotted-decimal notation (factory default: 192.168.0.254). Subnet Mask - An address code that determines the size of the network. Normally use 255.255.255.0 as the subnet mask.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-22 Wireless Settings Wireless Network Name - Enter a value of up to 32 characters. The same name of Wireless Network Name must be assigned to all wireless devices in your network. Considering your wireless network security, the default Wireless Network Name is set to be TP-LINK_XXXXXX (XXXXXX indicates the last six unique numbers of each Router’s...

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Select the desired wireless mode. When 802.11g mode is selected, only 802.11g wireless stations can connect to the Router. When 802.11n mode is selected, only 802.11n wireless stations can connect to the AP. It is strongly recommended that you set the Mode to 802.11b&g&n, and all of 802.11b, 802.11g, and 802.11n wireless stations can connect...

  • Page 66: Wireless Security

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Auth Type - This option should be chosen if the key type is WEP(ASCII) or WEP(HEX).It indicates the authorization type of the Root AP. Password - If the AP your Router is going to connect needs password, you need to fill the password in this blank.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-24 • Type - you can choose the type for the WEP security on the pull-down list. The default setting is Automatic, which can select Open System or Shared Key authentication type automatically based on the wireless station's capability and request.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router • Encryption - You can select either Automatic, or TKIP or AES. Note: If you check the WPA/WPA2 - Enterprise radio button and choose TKIP encryption, you will find a notice in red as shown in Figure 4-25.

  • Page 69: Wireless Mac Filtering

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-26 • PSK Password - You can enter ASCII characters between 8 and 63 characters or 8 to 64 Hexadecimal characters. • Group Key Update Period - Specify the group key update interval in seconds. The value should be 30 or above.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-28 Add or Modify Wireless MAC Address Filtering entry To add a MAC Address Filtering entry, follow these instructions: Enter the appropriate MAC Address into the MAC Address field. The format of the MAC Address is XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX (X is any hexadecimal digit).

  • Page 71: Wireless Advanced

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 2. Select the radio button: Allow the stations specified by any enabled entries in the list to access for Filtering Rules. 3. Delete all or disable all entries if there are any entries already.

  • Page 72: Wireless Statistics

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router a particular receiving station and negotiate the sending of a data frame. The default value is 2346. Fragmentation Threshold - This value is the maximum size determining whether packets will be fragmented. Setting the Fragmentation Threshold too low may result in poor network performance since excessive packets.

  • Page 73: Dhcp, Dhcp Settings

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Current Status - The connected wireless station's running status, one of STA-AUTH / STA-ASSOC / STA-JOINED / WPA / WPA-PSK / WPA2 / WPA2-PSK / AP-UP / AP-DOWN / Disconnected Received Packets - Packets received by the station Sent Packets - Packets sent by the station You cannot change any of the values on this page.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-32 DHCP Settings 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.

  • Page 75: Dhcp Clients List, Address Reservation

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 4.7.2 DHCP Clients List Choose menu “DHCP→DHCP Clients List”, you can view the information about the clients attached to the Router in the next screen (shown in Figure 4-33 ) . Figure 4-33 DHCP Clients List...

  • Page 76: Forwarding

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router To Reserve IP addresses: Click the Add New … button. (Pop-up Figure 4-35) Enter the MAC address (in XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX format.) and IP address in dotted-decimal notation of the computer you wish to add. Click the Save button when finished.

  • Page 77: Virtual Servers

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 4.8.1 Virtual Servers Choose menu “Forwarding→Virtual Servers”, you can view and add virtual servers in the next screen (shown in Figure 4-37). Virtual servers can be used for setting up public services on your LAN, such as DNS, Email and FTP. A virtual server is defined as a service port, and all requests from the Internet to this service port will be redirected to the computer specified by the server IP.

  • Page 78: Port Triggering

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-38 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-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-39 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-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Click the Save button to save the new rule. Figure 4-40 Add or Modify a Triggering 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 81: Upnp

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-41 DMZ To assign a computer or server to be a DMZ server: Click the Enable radio button Enter the local host IP Address in the DMZ Host IP Address field Click the Save button.

  • Page 82: Security, Basic Security

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router App Description -The description provided by the application in the UPnP request External Port - External port, which the router opened for the application. Protocol - Shows which type of protocol is opened. Internal Port - Internal port, which the router opened for local host.

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    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-44 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 84: Advanced Security

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router FTP ALG - Select Enable, to allow FTP servers to operate properly. TFTP ALG - Select Enable, to allow TFTP servers to operate properly. H323 ALG - Select Enable, to allow H323 services to operate properly.

  • Page 85: Local Management

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router ICMP-FLOOD Packets Threshold (5~3600) - The default value is 50. Enter a value between 5 ~ 3600. When the current ICMP-FLOOD Packets number is beyond the set value, the Router will startup the blocking function immediately.

  • Page 86: Remote Management

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-46 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...

  • Page 87: Parental Control

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-47 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-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-48 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-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router In the Status field, you can select Enabled or Disabled to enable or disable your entry. 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.

  • Page 90: Access Control, Rule

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G 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.

  • Page 91

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-52 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.

  • Page 92

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router There are two methods to add a new rule. Method One: Click Setup Wizard button and the next screen will appear as shown in Figure 4-53. Figure 4-53 Quick Setup – Create a Host Entry Host Description - In this field, create a unique description for the host (e.g.

  • Page 93

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-54 Quick Setup – Create an Access Target Entry Target Description - In this field, create a description for the target. Note that this description should be unique (e.g. Target_1). Mode - Here are two options, IP Address and Domain Name. You can choose either of them from the drop-down list.

  • Page 94

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-55 Quick Setup – Create an Advanced Schedule Entry Schedule Description - In this field, create a description for the schedule. Note that this description should be unique (e.g. Schedule_1). Day - Choose Select Days and select the certain day (days), or choose Everyday.

  • Page 95

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Rule - In this field, create a name for the rule. Note that this name should be unique (e.g. Rule_1). Host - In this field, select a host from the drop-down list for the rule. The default value is the Host Description you set just now.

  • Page 96: Host

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Click the submenu Rule of Access Control in the left to return to the Rule List page. Select Enable Internet Access Control and choose "Allow the packets specified by any enabled access control policy to pass through the Router".

  • Page 97

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Modify - To modify or delete an existing entry. 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.

  • Page 98: Target

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 3. In Host Description field, create a unique description for the host (e.g. Host_1). 4. In MAC Address field, enter 00-11-22-33-44-AA. 5. Click Save to complete the settings. Then you will go back to the Host Settings page and see the following list.

  • Page 99

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 2) In Domain Name field, enter the domain name, either the full name or the keywords (for example google) in the blank. Any domain name with keywords in it (www.google.com, www.google.hk) will be blocked or allowed. You can enter 4 domain names.

  • Page 100: Schedule

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 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. In Domain Name field, enter www.google.com. 5. Click Save to complete the settings.

  • Page 101: Advanced Routing

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Click the Next button to go to the next page, or click the Previous button return to the previous page. Figure 4-65 Advanced Schedule Settings For example: If you desire to restrict the internet activities of host with MAC address 00-11-22-33-44-AA to access www.google.com...

  • Page 102: Static Routing List

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router There are two submenus under the Advanced Routing menu as shown in Figure 4-66: Static Routing List and System Routing Table. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.

  • Page 103: System Routing Table, Bandwidth Control

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Click the Save button to make the entry take effect. Other configurations for the entries: Click the Delete button to delete the entry. Click the Enable All button to enable all the entries. Click the Disable All button to disable all the entries.

  • Page 104: Control Settings, Rules List

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router There are two submenus under the Bandwidth Control menu as shown in Figure 4-70: Control Settings and Rules List. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below.

  • Page 105: Ip & Mac Binding, Binding Settings

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Egress bandwidth - This field displays the max and mix upload bandwidth through the WAN port. The default is 0. Ingress bandwidth - This field displays the max and mix download bandwidth through the WAN port.

  • Page 106

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-75 Binding Settings 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. Bind - Check this option to enable ARP binding for a specific device.

  • Page 107: Arp List

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Enter the MAC Address or IP Address. Click the Find button in the page as shown in Figure 4-77. Figure 4-77 Find IP & MAC Binding Entry Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled.

  • Page 108: Dynamic Dns, Comexe.cn Ddns

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Click the Bind All button to bind all the current items, available after enable. Click the Load All button to load all items to the IP & MAC Binding list. Click the Refresh button to refresh all items.

  • Page 109: Dyndns.org Ddns

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-79 Comexe.cn DDNS Settings To set up for DDNS, follow these instructions: Type the Domain Name received from your dynamic DNS service provider. Type the User Name for your DDNS account. Type the Password for your DDNS account.

  • Page 110: No-ip.com Ddns

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-80 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 111: System Tools

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-81 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 112: Time Settings

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 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. 4.16.1 Time Settings Choose menu “System Tools→Time Setting”, and then you can configure the time on the following screen.

  • Page 113: Diagnostic

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router To set time manually: Select your local time zone. Enter the Date in Month/Day/Year format. Enter the Time in Hour/Minute/Second format. Click Save. To set time automatically: Select your local time zone. Enter the address or domain of the NTP Server I or NTP Server II.

  • Page 114

    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 115: Firmware Upgrade

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Click Start to check the connectivity of the Internet. The Diagnostic Results page displays the result of diagnosis. If the result is similar to the following screen, the connectivity of the Internet is fine.

  • Page 116: Factory Defaults, Backup & Restore

    Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Note: 1) 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 117: Reboot

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-89 Backup & Restore Configuration Click the Backup button to save all configuration settings as a backup file in your local computer. To upgrade the Router's configuration, follow these instructions. • Click the Browse… button to locate the update file for the Router, or enter the exact path to the Setting file in the text box.

  • Page 118: Password, System Log

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 4.16.7 Password Choose menu “System Tools → Password”, you can change the factory default user name and password of the Router in the next screen as shown in Figure 4-91. Figure 4-91 Password It is strongly recommended that you should change the factory default user name and password 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.

  • Page 119: Working Mode

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-92 System Log Log Type - By selecting the log type, only logs of this type will be shown. Log Level - By selecting the log level, only logs of this level will be shown.

  • Page 120: Statistics

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Standard AP - In this mode, the device enables multiusers to access, and provides several wireless modes, such as AP, Client, Repeater and so on. 3G Router - In this mode, the device enables multiusers to share Internet via ADSL/Cable Modem.

  • Page 121

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Statistics Table: IP/MAC Address The IP and MAC address are displayed with related statistics. The total number of packets received and transmitted by the Packets Router. Total The total number of bytes received and transmitted by the Bytes Router.

  • Page 122: Status, Login, Chapter 5. Router Configuration—wisp Mode

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Chapter 5. Router Configuration—WISP Mode This chapter will show each Web page's key functions and the configuration way on WISP Mode. The Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router is easy to configure and manage with the ®...

  • Page 123

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-1 Router Status 5.3 Quick Setup Please refer to Section 3.2: "Quick Installation Guide." 5.4 WPS This section will guide you to add a new wireless device to an existing network quickly by WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) function.

  • Page 124

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Choose menu “WPS”, and you will see the next screen (shown in Figure 5-2 ). Figure 5-2 WPS WPS Status - Enable or disable the WPS function here. Current PIN - The current value of the Router's PIN displayed here. The default PIN of the Router can be found in the label or User Guide.

  • Page 125

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Method One: Step 1. Press the WPS button on the front panel of the Router for less than 5 seconds. Step 2. Press and hold the WPS button of the adapter directly for 2 or 3 seconds.

  • Page 126

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Method Two: Step 4. Press the WPS button on the front panel of the Router for less than 5 seconds. Step 5. For the configuration of the wireless adapter, please choose Push the button on my access point in the configuration utility of the WPS as below, and click Next.

  • Page 127

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router The WPS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Method Three: Step 1. Click the Enable WPS button in Figure 5-2 , and then click Add device; the following screen will appear. Figure 5-3 Add A New Device Step 2.

  • Page 128

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router The WPS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Step 4. Wait for a while until the next screen appears. Click Finish to complete the WPS configuration. The WPS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter 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.

  • Page 129

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Step 2. Choose Enter the new device's PIN and enter the PIN code of the wireless adapter in the field behind PIN in the above figure. Then click Connect. Note: The PIN code of the adapter is always displayed on the WPS configuration screen Step 3.

  • Page 130

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router The WPS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Note: The default PIN code of the Router can be found in its label or the WPS configuration screen as Figure 5-2. Step 3. You will see the following screen when the new device successfully connected to the network.

  • Page 131

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 5.5 Network Figure 5-4 the Network menu There are three submenus under the Network menu (shown in Figure 5-4): WAN, MAC Clone and LAN. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.

  • Page 132

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless 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.

  • Page 133

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Default Gateway - (Optional) Enter the gateway IP address provided by your ISP in dotted-decimal notation. MTU Size - The normal MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) value for most Ethernet networks is 1500 Bytes. It is not recommended that you change the default MTU Size unless required by your ISP.

  • Page 134

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Dynamic IP - You can check this radio button to use Dynamic IP as the secondary • connection to connect to the local area network provided by ISP. Static IP - You can check this radio button to use Static IP as the secondary •...

  • Page 135

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-8 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.

  • Page 136

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-9 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.

  • Page 137

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G 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.

  • Page 138

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 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).

  • Page 139

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-11 WAN –PPTP 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 140

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Otherwise, enter the number of minutes you want to have elapsed before your Internet connection terminates. Connect Automatically - Connect automatically after the Router is disconnected. To use this option, click the radio button.

  • Page 141

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-12 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).

  • Page 142: Wireless Settings, Wireless, Wireless Security

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router IP Address - Enter the IP address of your Router or reset it in dotted-decimal notation (factory default: 192.168.0.254). Subnet Mask - An address code that determines the size of the network. Normally use 255.255.255.0 as the subnet mask.

  • Page 143

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-15 Wireless Settings SSID - 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.

  • Page 144

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Enable Wireless Router Radio - The wireless radio of the Router can be enabled or disabled to allow wireless stations access. If enabled, the wireless stations will be able to access the Router. Otherwise, wireless stations will not be able to access the Router.

  • Page 145

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-17 Note: If you know the SSID of the desired AP, you can also input it into the field "SSID" manually. Be sure to click the Save button to save your settings on this page.

  • Page 146

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 5.6.2 Wireless Security Choose menu “Wireless→ Wireless Security”, and then you can configure the security settings of your wireless network. There are five wireless security modes supported by the Router: WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy), WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access), WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2), WPA2-PSK (Pre-Shared Key) and WPA-PSK (Pre-Shared Key).

  • Page 147

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-19 • Type - you can choose the type for the WEP security on the drop-down list. The default setting is Automatic, which can select Open System or Shared Key authentication type automatically based on the wireless station's capability and request.

  • Page 148

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Note: If you check the WPA/WPA2 radio button and choose TKIP encryption, you will find a notice in red as shown in Figure 5-20. Figure 5-20 • Radius Server IP - Enter the IP address of the Radius Server.

  • Page 149

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router • PSK Passphrase - You can enter ASCII characters between 8 and 63 characters or 8 to 64 Hexadecimal characters. • Group Key Update Period - Specify the group key update interval in seconds. The value should be 30 or above.

  • Page 150

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-23 Add or Modify Wireless MAC Address Filtering entry To add a MAC Address Filtering entry, follow these instructions: Enter the appropriate MAC Address into the MAC Address field. The format of the MAC Address is XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX (X is any hexadecimal digit).

  • Page 151

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 2. Select the radio button: Deny the stations not specified by any enabled entries in the list to access for Filtering Rules. 3. Delete all or disable all entries if there are any entries already.

  • Page 152

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router RTS Threshold - Here you can specify the RTS (Request to Send) Threshold. If the packet is larger than the specified RTS Threshold size, the router will send RTS frames to a particular receiving station and negotiate the sending of a data frame. The default value is 2346.

  • Page 153: Dhcp Settings, Dhcp

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-25 The Router attached wireless stations MAC Address - The connected wireless station's MAC address Current Status - The connected wireless station's running status, one of STA-AUTH / STA-ASSOC / STA-JOINED / WPA / WPA-PSK / WPA2 / WPA2-PSK / AP-UP / AP-DOWN / Disconnected.

  • Page 154

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Configuration Protocol) server, which provides the TCP/IP configuration for all the PC(s) that are connected to the Router on the LAN. Figure 5-27 DHCP Settings 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.

  • Page 155: Address Reservation, Dhcp Clients List

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Note: To use the DHCP server function of the Router, you must configure all computers on the LAN as "Obtain an IP address automatically" mode. 5.7.2 DHCP Clients List Choose menu “DHCP→DHCP Clients List”, and then you can view the information about the clients attached to the Router in the next screen (shown in Figure 5-28 ) .

  • Page 156

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router MAC Address - The MAC address of the PC for which you want to reserve IP address. Assigned IP Address - The IP address of the Router reserved. Status - The status of this entry, either Enabled or Disabled.

  • Page 157

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router There are four submenus under the Forwarding menu (shown in Figure 5-31): Virtual Servers, Port Triggering, DMZ and UPnP. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. 5.8.1 Virtual Servers Choose menu “Forwarding→Virtual Servers”, and then you can view and add virtual servers...

  • Page 158

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Enter the IP address of the computer running the service application in the IP Address field. Select the protocol used for this application in the Protocol drop-down list, either TCP, UDP, or All. Select the Enabled option in the Status drop-down list.

  • Page 159

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router games, video conferencing, Internet telephoning and so on. Port Triggering is used for some of these applications that cannot work with a pure NAT Router. Figure 5-34 Port Triggering To add a new rule, follow the steps below.

  • Page 160

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Trigger Port - The port for outgoing traffic. An outgoing connection using this port will trigger this rule. Trigger Protocol - The protocol used for Trigger Ports, either TCP, UDP, or All (all protocols supported by the Router).

  • Page 161

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 5.8.3 Choose menu “Forwarding→DMZ”, and then you can view and configure DMZ host in the screen (shown in Figure 5-36).The DMZ host feature allows one local host to be exposed to the Internet for a special-purpose service such as Internet gaming or videoconferencing. The Router forwards packets of all services to the DMZ host.

  • Page 162: Basic Security, Security

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Current UPnP Status - UPnP can be enabled or disabled by clicking the Enable or Disable button. This feature is enabled by default. Current UPnP Settings List - This table displays the current UPnP information.

  • Page 163

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-39 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) •...

  • Page 164

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router FTP ALG - To allow FTP clients and servers to transfer data across NAT, click • Enable. TFTP ALG - To allow TFTP clients and servers to transfer data across NAT, click • Enable.

  • Page 165

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router DoS Protection - Denial of Service protection. Check the Enable or Disable button to enable or disable the DoS protection function. Only when it is enabled, will the flood filters be enabled. Note: Dos Protection will take effect only when the Traffic Statistics in “System Tool → Traffic Statistics”...

  • Page 166

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-41 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...

  • Page 167

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-42 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.

  • Page 168

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-43 Parental Control Settings To add a new entry, please follow the steps below. Click the Add New… button and the next screen will pop-up as shown in Figure 5-44 . Figure 5-44 Add or Modify Parental Control Entry...

  • Page 169

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 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.

  • Page 170: Rule, Access Control

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Click “Access Control → Schedule” on the left to enter the Schedule Settings page. Click Add New... button to create a new schedule with Schedule Description is Schedule_1, Day is Sat and Time is all day-24 hours.

  • Page 171

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-47 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.

  • Page 172

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router There are two methods to add a new rule. Method One: Click Setup Wizard button and the next screen will appear as shown in Figure 5-48. Figure 5-48 Quick Setup – Create a Host Entry Host Description - In this field, create a unique description for the host (e.g.

  • Page 173

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-49 Quick Setup – Create an Access Target Entry Target Description - In this field, create a description for the target. Note that this description should be unique (e.g. Target_1). Mode - Here are two options, IP Address and Domain Name. You can choose either of them from the drop-down list.

  • Page 174

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-50 Quick Setup – Create an Advanced Schedule Entry Schedule Description - In this field, create a description for the schedule. Note that this description should be unique (e.g. Schedule_1). Day - Choose Select Days and select the certain day (days), or choose Everyday.

  • Page 175

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Rule - In this field, create a name for the rule. Note that this name should be unique (e.g. Rule_1). Host - In this field, select a host from the drop-down list for the rule. The default value is the Host Description you set just now.

  • Page 176

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 1. Click the submenu Rule of Access Control in the left to return to the Rule List page. Select Enable Internet Access Control and choose "Allow the packets specified by any enabled access control policy to pass through the Router".

  • Page 177

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router To add a new entry, please follow the steps below. 1. Click the Add New… button. 2. In the Mode field, select IP Address or MAC Address. If you select IP Address, the screen shown is Figure 5-54.

  • Page 178

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 5. Click Save to complete the settings. Then you will go back to the Host Settings page and see the following list. 5.11.3 Target Choose menu “Access Control → Target”, you can view and set a Target list in the screen as shown in Figure 5-56.

  • Page 179

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Click the Save button. 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 180

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Then you will go back to the Target Settings page and see the following list. 5.11.4 Schedule Choose menu “Access Control → Schedule”, you can view and set a Schedule list in the next screen as shown in Figure 5-59. The Schedule list is necessary for the Access Control Rule.

  • Page 181

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-60 Advanced Schedule Settings For example: If you desire to restrict the internet activities of host with MAC address 00-11-22-33-44-AA to access www.google.com only from 18:00 to 20:00 on Saturday and Sunday, you should first follow the settings below: 1.

  • Page 182

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 5.12.1 Static Routing List Choose menu “Advanced Routing → Static Routing List”, and then you can configure the static route in the next screen (shown in Figure 5-62). A static route is a pre-determined path that network information must travel to reach a specific host or network.

  • Page 183: Bandwidth Control, System Routing Table

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Click the Delete button to delete the entry. Click the Enable All button to enable all the entries. Click the Disable All button to disable all the entries. Click the Delete All button to delete all the entries.

  • Page 184: Rules List, Control Settings

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router There are two submenus under the Bandwidth Control menu as shown in Figure 5-65: Control Settings and Rules List. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below.

  • Page 185: Ip & Mac Binding Setting, Binding Settings

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Egress bandwidth - This field displays the max and mix upload bandwidth through the WAN port, the default is 0. Ingress bandwidth - This field displays the max and mix download bandwidth through the WAN port, the default is 0.

  • Page 186

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-70 Binding Setting 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. Bind - Check this option to enable ARP binding for a specific device.

  • Page 187

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Click the Find button as shown in Figure 5-70. Enter the MAC Address or IP Address. Click the Find button in the page as shown in Figure 5-72. Figure 5-72 Find IP & MAC Binding Entry Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled.

  • Page 188: Comexe.cn Ddns, Dynamic Dns

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Delete - Delete the item. Click the Bind All button to bind all the current items, available after enable. Click the Load All button to load all items to the IP & MAC Binding list.

  • Page 189

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-74 Comexe.cn DDNS Settings To set up for DDNS, follow these instructions: Enter the Domain Name your dynamic DNS service provider gave. Enter the User Name for your DDNS account. Enter the Password for your DDNS account.

  • Page 190

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-75 Dyndns.org DDNS Settings To set up for DDNS, follow these instructions: Enter the User Name for your DDNS account. Enter the Password for your DDNS account. Enter the Domain Name you received from dynamic DNS service provider.

  • Page 191

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-76 No-ip.com DDNS Settings To set up for DDNS, follow these instructions: Enter the User Name for your DDNS account. Enter the Password for your DDNS account. Enter the Domain Name you received from dynamic DNS service provider.

  • Page 192: Time Setting

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Choose menu “System Tools”, and 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 193

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router End - The time to end the Daylight Saving. Select the month in the first field, the week in the second field, the day in the third field and the time in the last field.

  • Page 194

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-80 Diagnostic Tools Diagnostic Tool - Check the radio button to select one diagnostic too. Ping - This diagnostic tool troubleshoots connectivity, reachability, and name resolution to a given host or gateway. Traceroute - This diagnostic tool tests the performance of a connection.

  • Page 195

    Router’s current hardware version. To upgrade the Router's firmware, follow these instructions below: 1. Download a most recent firmware upgrade file from our website (www.tp-link.com). 2. Enter or select the path name where you save the downloaded file on the computer into the File Name blank.

  • Page 196: Backup & Restore, Factory Defaults

    Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 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 197

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-84 Backup & Restore Configuration Click the Backup button to save all configuration settings as a backup file in your local computer. To upgrade the Router's configuration, follow these instructions. • Click the Browse button to find the configuration file which you want to restore.

  • Page 198: System Log, Password

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 5.16.7 Password Choose menu “System Tools → Password”, and then you can change the factory default user name and password of the Router in the next screen as shown in Figure 5-86. Figure 5-86 Password...

  • Page 199

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 5-87 System Log Log Type - By selecting the log type, only logs of this type will be shown. Log Level - By selecting the log level, only logs of this level will be shown.

  • Page 200

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Standard AP - In this mode, the device enables multiusers to access, and provides several wireless modes, such as AP, Client, Repeater and so on. 3G Router - In this mode, the device enables multiusers to share Internet via ADSL/Cable Modem.

  • Page 201

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Click the Refresh button to refresh immediately. Click Reset All to reset the values of all the entries to zero. Click Delete All to delete all entries in the table. Statistics Table: IP/MAC Address The IP and MAC address are displayed with related statistics.

  • Page 202: Chapter 6. Router Configuration—ap Mode, Login, Status

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Chapter 6. Router Configuration—AP Mode This chapter will show each Web page's key functions and the configuration way on AP Mode. The Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router is easy to configure and manage with the ®...

  • Page 203

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 6-1 Device Status Firmware Version - This field displays the current firmware version of the AP. Hardware Version - This field displays the current hardware version of the AP Wired - This field displays the current settings or information for the Network, including the MAC address, IP address and Subnet Mask.

  • Page 204

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 6.3 Quick Setup Please refer to Section 3.2: "Quick Installation Guide." 6.4 WPS WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) can help you to quickly and securely connect to a network. This section will guide you to add a new wireless device to an existing network quickly by function.

  • Page 205

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router To add a new device: If the wireless adapter supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), you can establish a wireless connection between wireless adapter and device using either Push Button Configuration (PBC) method or PIN method.

  • Page 206

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router The WPS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Method Two: Step 1: Press the WPS button on the front panel of the Router for less than 5 seconds. Step 2: For the configuration of the wireless adapter, please choose “Push the button on my access point”...

  • Page 207

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router The WPS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Step 3: Wait for a while until the next screen appears. Click Finish to complete the WPS configuration. The WPS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter -197-...

  • Page 208

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Method Three: Step 1: Click the Enable WPS button in Figure 6-2, and then click Add device; the following screen will appear. Figure 6-3 Add A New Device Step 2: Choose “Press the button of the new device in two minutes” and click Connect.

  • Page 209

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router The WPS 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.

  • Page 210

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Step 3: For the configuration of the wireless adapter, please choose “Enter a PIN into my access point or a registrar” in the configuration utility of the WPS as below, and click Next. The WPS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Note: In this example, the default PIN code of this adapter is 16952898 as the above figure shown.

  • Page 211

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router The WPS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Note: The default PIN code of the AP can be found in its label or the WPS configuration screen as Figure 6-2. You will see the following screen when the new device has successfully connected to the network.

  • Page 212

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 6.5 Network Figure 6-4 the Network menu There is one submenu under the Network menu (shown in Figure 6-4): LAN. Click it and you will be able to configure the LAN function. The Network option allows you to customize your local network manually by changing the default settings of the AP.

  • Page 213

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 6.6 Wireless The Wireless option, improving functionality and performance for wireless network, can help you make the AP an ideal solution for your wireless network. Here you can create a wireless local area network just through a few settings. Wireless Settings is used for the configuration of some basic parameters of the AP.

  • Page 214

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 1) Access Point: This mode allows wireless stations to access this device. Figure 6-7 Wireless Settings in Access Point mode Wireless Network Name (also called SSID) - Identifies your wireless network name. Create a name up to 32 characters and make sure all wireless points in the wireless network with the same SSID.

  • Page 215

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Channel - Determines the operating frequency to be used. It is not necessary to change the wireless channel unless you notice interference problems with another nearby access point. Mode - Select the desired wireless mode. The options are: •...

  • Page 216

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 2) Client: This mode allows the device to act as a wireless station to enable wired host(s) to access an AP. Figure 6-8 Wireless Settings in Client mode SSID - If you select the radio button before SSID, the AP client will connect to the AP according to SSID.

  • Page 217

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Note: Limited by local law regulations, version for North America does not have region selection option. Channel Width - Determines the channel width to be used. It is unnecessary to change the default value unless required.

  • Page 218

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router country or region is not listed, please contact your local government agency for assistance. When you select your local region from the pull-down list, click the Save button, then the Note Dialog appears. Click OK.

  • Page 219

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 4) Bridge with AP: This mode can bridge the AP and up to 4 APs also in bridge mode to connect two or more wired LANs. Figure 6-10 Wireless Settings in Bridge with AP mode Wireless Network Name (also called SSID) - Identifies your wireless network name.

  • Page 220

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Note Dialog Note: Limited by local law regulations, version for North America does not have region selection option. Channel - Determines the operating frequency to be used. It is not necessary to change the wireless channel unless you notice interference problems with another nearby access point.

  • Page 221

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 6.6.2 Wireless Security Selecting Wireless > Wireless Security will enable you to configure wireless security for your wireless network to protect your data from intruders. The AP provides three security types: WEP, WPA/WPA2 and WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK. Wireless security can be set on the following screen shown as Figure 6-11.

  • Page 222

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Automatic - Select Shared Key or Open System authentication type automatically based on the wireless station's capability and request. Shared Key - Select 802.11 Shared Key authentication type. Open System - Select 802.11 Open System authentication.

  • Page 223

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router WPA/WPA2 – Personal (Recommended) - Select WPA based on pre-shared key. • Version - You can select one of following versions. Automatic (Recommended) - Select WPA-PSK or WPA2-PSK automatically based on the wireless station's capability and request.

  • Page 224

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 2) Client Figure 6-12 Wireless Security – Client Operation Mode - Shows the current operation mode. Disable Security - Check this box radio button to disable wireless security. If disabled, the wireless stations will be able to connect this device without encryption. It is strongly recommended that you choose one of the security types to enable security.

  • Page 225

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router • WEP Key - Select which of the four keys will be used and enter the matching WEP key information for your network in the selected key radio button. These values must be identical on all wireless stations in your network.

  • Page 226

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 3) Repeater Figure 6-13 Wireless Security – Repeater Operation Mode - Shows the current operation mode. Disable Security - Check this box radio button to disable wireless security. If disabled, the wireless stations will be able to connect this device without encryption. It is strongly recommended that you choose one of the security types to enable security.

  • Page 227

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router • Key Type - You can select the WEP key length (64-bit, or 128-bit, or 152-bit.) for encryption. "Disabled" means this WEP key entry is invalid. For 64-bit encryption - You can enter 10 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9, a-f, A-F, zero key is not permitted) or 5 ASCII characters.

  • Page 228

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 4) Bridge with AP Figure 6-14 Wireless Security – Bridge with AP Operation Mode - Shows the current operation mode. Disable Security - Check this box radio button to disable wireless security. If disabled, the wireless stations will be able to connect this device without encryption.

  • Page 229

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router • Key Type - You can select the WEP key length (64-bit, or 128-bit, or 152-bit.) for encryption. "Disabled" means this WEP key entry is invalid. For 64-bit encryption - You can enter 10 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9, a-f, A-F, zero key is not permitted) or 5 ASCII characters.

  • Page 230

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router The Wireless MAC Address Filtering feature allows you to control wireless stations accessing the device, which depend on the station's MAC addresses. Operation Mode - Shows the current operation mode. Wireless MAC Filtering - Click the Enable button to enable the Wireless MAC Address Filtering.

  • Page 231

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router To add additional entries, repeat steps 1-4. 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 232

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 6.6.4 Wireless Advanced Selecting Wireless > Wireless Advanced will allow you to do some advanced settings for the device in the following screen shown in Figure 6-17. As the configuration for each operation mode is almost the same, we take Access Point mode for example here.

  • Page 233

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Enable AP Isolation - Isolates all connected wireless stations so that wireless stations cannot access each other through WLAN. This function will be disabled if WDS/Bridge is enabled. 6.6.5 Wireless Statistics Selecting Wireless > Wireless Statistics will allow you to see the wireless transmission information in the following screen shown in Figure 6-18.

  • Page 234

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router management and allows new wireless devices to receive IP addresses automatically without the need to manually assign new IP addresses. There are three submenus under the DHCP menu (shown as Figure 6-19): DHCP Settings, DHCP Clients List and Address Reservation.

  • Page 235

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router End IP Address - This field specifies the last address in the IP Address pool. 192.168.0.199 is the default end IP address. Address Lease Time - Enter the amount of time for the PC to connect to the AP with its current assigned dynamic IP address.

  • Page 236

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router MAC Address - Here displays the MAC address of the DHCP client. Assigned IP - Here displays the IP address that the AP has allocated to the DHCP client. Lease Time - Here displays the time of the DHCP client leased. Before the time is up, DHCP client will request to renew the lease automatically.

  • Page 237

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Note: The changes won't take effect until the device reboots. 6.8 System Tools System Tools option helps you to optimize the configuration of your device. SNMP can help you to manage the device locally or remotely with specified software. The diagnostic tools (Ping and Traceroute) allow you to check the connections of your network components.

  • Page 238

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 6-24 Time settings Time Zone - Select your local time zone from this pull down list. Date - Enter your local date in MM/DD/YY into the right blanks. Time - Enter your local time in HH/MM/SS into the right blanks.

  • Page 239

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router To set time automatically: 1. Select your local time zone. 2. Enter the address or domain of the NTP Server I or NTP Server II. 3. Click the Get GMT button to get system time from Internet if you have connected to the Internet.

  • Page 240

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 6-26 Diagnostic Tools Diagnostic Tool - Check the radio button to select one diagnostic too. Ping - This diagnostic tool troubleshoots connectivity, reachability, and name resolution to a given host or gateway. Traceroute - This diagnostic tool tests the performance of a connection.

  • Page 241

    Router’s current hardware version. To upgrade the Router's firmware, follow these instructions below: 1. Download a most recent firmware upgrade file from our website (www.tp-link.com). 2. Enter or select the path name where you save the downloaded file on the computer into the File Name blank.

  • Page 242

    Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 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 243

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 6-30 Backup & Restore Configuration Click the Backup button to save all configuration settings as a backup file in your local computer. To upgrade the Router's configuration, follow these instructions. • Click the Browse button to find the configuration file which you want to restore.

  • Page 244

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 6.8.7 Password Choose menu “System Tools → Password”, and then you can change the factory default user name and password of the Router in the next screen as shown in Figure 6-32. Figure 6-32 Password...

  • Page 245

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 6-33 System Log Log Type - By selecting the log type, only logs of this type will be shown. Log Level - By selecting the log level, only logs of this level will be shown.

  • Page 246

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 3G Router - In this mode, the device enables multiusers to share Internet via ADSL/Cable Modem. The wireless port share the same IP to ISP through RJ45 Ethernet WAN port. The Wireless port acts the same as a LAN port while at 3G Router mode.

  • Page 247

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Statistics Table: IP/MAC Address The IP and MAC address are displayed with related statistics. Packets The total number of packets received and transmitted by the Router. Total Bytes The total number of bytes received and transmitted by the Router.

  • Page 248: Appendix A: Faq

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Appendix A: FAQ How do I configure the Router to access 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.

  • Page 249

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router How do I configure the Router to access Internet by Ethernet users? Login 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 250

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G 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 251

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router How to enable H323 ALG: Log in to the Router, click the “Security” menu on the left of your browser, and click “Basic Security” submenu. On the “Basic Security” page, check the Enable radio button next to H323 ALG. Remember to click the Save button.

  • Page 252

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Note: If the above configuration takes effect, to configure to the Router by typing http://192.168.0.254:88 (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"...

  • Page 253: Appendix B: Configuring The Pcs

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Appendix B: Configuring the PCs 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 needed.

  • Page 254

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure B-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: Note: In AP mode, the DHCP is disabled by default; so when you turn the mode switch of the Router to AP mode and have it work in AP mode, you have to Set IP address manually in order to log in the web-based management page.

  • Page 255

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure B-3 Setting IP address manually Select Use the following IP address radio button, and the following items are available. If the Router's LAN IP address is 192.168.0.254, type 192.168.0.x (x is from 1 to 253) into the IP address field and 255.255.255.0 into the Subnet mask field.

  • Page 256

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure B-4 Now click OK to keep your settings. -246-...

  • Page 257: Appendix C: Specifications

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Appendix C: Specifications General Standards IEEE 802.3, 802.3u, 802.11b, 802.11g and 802.11n Protocols TCP/IP, PPPoE, DHCP, ICMP, NAT, SNTP Ports One 10/100M Auto-Negotiation WAN RJ45 port 10BASE-T: UTP category 3, 4, 5 cable (maximum 100m) EIA/TIA-568 100Ω...

  • Page 258: Appendix D: Glossary

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Appendix D: Glossary 802.11n - 802.11n builds upon previous 802.11 standards by adding MIMO (multiple-input multiple-output). MIMO uses multiple transmitter and receiver antennas to allow for increased data throughput via spatial multiplexing and increased range by exploiting the spatial diversity, perhaps through coding schemes like Alamouti coding.

  • Page 259

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router SSID - A Service Set Identification is a thirty-two character (maximum) alphanumeric key identifying a wireless local area network. For the wireless devices in a network to communicate with each other, all devices must be configured with the same SSID. This is typically the configuration parameter for a wireless PC card.

  • Page 260: Appendix E: Compatible 3g/3.75g Usb Modem

    Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Appendix E: Compatible 3G/3.75G USB Modem The UMTS/HSPA/EVDO USB modems we’ve tested in the field are listed below. You can find the latest compatibility list in our website: http://www.tp-link.com. Compatible 3G/3.75G USB Modem (Tested in the field) HUAWEI...

  • Page 261

    TL-MR3020 Portable 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router HAIER CE100, OLIVE VME110, WM200 HSDC Hsdc-03 MBD-100HU MWALKER MYWAVE FW2012T iCon 401 OPTION PANTECH PX500 QISDA SIERRA AC306, AirCard 881U, Compass 885U, Compass 889 WIRELESS U600 SPRINT TELSEY EVERYWEB HSUPA USB STICK 120...

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