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TL-WR740N
TL-WR741ND
150Mbps Wireless N Router
Rev: 3.0.1
1910010596

Summary of Contents

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    TL-WR740N TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Rev: 3.0.1 1910010596...

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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: 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 6: 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 ....................

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Forwarding ......................... 49 4.8.1 Virtual Servers ....................49 4.8.2 Port Triggering ....................51 4.8.3 DMZ........................ 53 4.8.4 UPnP ......................53 Security ........................55 4.9.1 Basic Security....................55 4.9.2 Advanced Security..................56 4.9.3 Local Management ..................58 4.9.4 Remote Management ..................59 4.10 Parental Control ......................

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    4.16.8 System Log..................... 90 4.16.9 Statistics ......................92 Appendix A: FAQ .......................... 95 Appendix B: Configuring the PCs..................... 101 Appendix C: Specifications ....................... 104 Appendix D: Glossary........................ 105...

  • Page 9: Package Contents

    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 10: Overview Of The Router, Chapter 1. Introduction

    Incredible Speed The TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router provides up to 150Mbps wireless connection with other 802.11n wireless clients. The incredible speed makes it ideal for handling multiple data streams at the same time, which ensures your network stable and smooth. The performance of this 802.11n wireless Router will give you the unexpected networking experience...

  • Page 11: Conventions, Main Features

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router without any explanation. Note: The two devices of TL-WR740N and TL-WR741ND share this User Guide. For simplicity, we will take TL-WR741ND for example throughout this Guide. The difference between them is: TL-WR740N Router with one fixed antenna.

  • Page 12: Panel Layout, The Front Panel

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

  • Page 13: The Rear Panel

    Use the Factory Default Reset button: Press the Reset button for five seconds and then wait for the Router to reboot. 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. ON/OFF: The switch for the power.

  • Page 14: System Requirements, Installation Environment Requirements, Connecting The Router, Chapter 2. Connecting The Router

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Chapter 2. Connecting the Router 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 5.0 , Netscape Navigator 6.0 or above...

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Power on your Cable/DSL Modem. Figure 2-1 Hardware Installation of the TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router...

  • Page 16: Tcp/ip Configuration, Chapter 3. Quick Installation Guide

    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. TCP/IP Configuration default domain name TL-WR741ND...

  • Page 17: Quick Installation Guide

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router If the result displayed is similar to the Figure 3-2, it means the connection between your PC and the Router failed. Figure 3-2 Failure result of Ping command Please check the connection following these steps:...

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router To access the configuration utility, open a web-browser and type the default address http://tplinklogin.net in the address field of the browser. Figure 3-3 Login the Router After a moment, a login window will appear, similar to the Figure 3-4. Enter admin for the User Name and Password, both in lower case letters.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 3-6 Choose 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. It’s recommended that you make use of the Auto-Detect function. If you are sure of what kind of connection type your ISP provides, you can select the very type and click Next to go on configuring.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router If the connection type detected is Dynamic IP, the next screen will appear as shown in Figure 3-8. If you are visiting the Router from the main computer, please select Yes, and then click Clone MAC Address.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 3-10 Quick Setup - Static IP IP Address - This is the WAN IP address seen by external users on the Internet (including your ISP). Enter the IP address into the field. Subnet Mask - The Subnet Mask is used for the WAN IP address, it is usually 255.255.255.0.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Wireless Network Name (also called 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...

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router If you don’t make any changes on the Wireless page, you will see the Finish page as shown in Figure 3-12. Click the Finish button to finish the Quick Setup. Figure 3-12 Quick Setup – Finish If there is something changed on the Wireless page, you will see the Finish page as shown in Figure 3-13.

  • Page 24: Login, Status, Chapter 4. Configuring The Router

    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. Login After your successful login, you will see the sixteen main menus on the left of the Web-based utility.

  • Page 25: Quick Setup

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-1 Router Status Quick Setup Please refer to 3.2 Quick Installation Guide.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router 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”, and you will see the next screen (shown in Figure 4-2 ).

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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.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Step 2. For the configuration of the wireless adapter, please choose Push the button on my access point in the configuration utility of the QSS as below, and click Next. The QSS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Step 3.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Method Three: Step 1. Keep the default QSS Status as Enabled and click the Add device button in Figure 4-2, then 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-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Step 4. Wait for a while until the next screen appears. Click Finish to complete the QSS configuration. The QSS 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.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps 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 QSS as below, and click Next. 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.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router The QSS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Note: The default PIN code of the Router can be found in its label or the QSS configuration screen as Figure 4-2. Step 3. You will see the following screen when the new device successfully connected to the network.

  • Page 33: Network

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Network Figure 4-4 the Network menu There are three submenus under the Network menu (shown in Figure 4-4 ): WAN, LAN and MAC Clone. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.

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

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps 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 connection •...

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-8 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.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-9 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.

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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 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 4-11 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.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router 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. Connect Manually - You can configure the Router to make it connect or disconnect manually.

  • Page 43: Mac Clone

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router MAC Address - The physical address of the Router, as seen from the LAN. The value can't be changed. IP Address - Enter the IP address of your Router or reset it in dotted-decimal notation (factory default: 192.168.0.1).

  • Page 44: Wireless, Wireless Settings

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Wireless Figure 4-14 Wireless menu There are five submenus under the Wireless menu (shown in Figure 4-14 ): Wireless Settings, Wireless Security, Wireless MAC Filtering, Wireless Advanced and Wireless Statistics. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Region - Select your region from the drop-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 field. If your country or region is not listed, please contact your local government agency for assistance.

  • Page 46: Wireless Security

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Enable Wireless Router Radio - The wireless radio of this Router can be enabled or disabled to allow wireless stations access. Enable SSID Broadcast - When wireless clients survey the local area for wireless networks to associate with, they will detect the SSID broadcast by the Router.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-16 Disable Security - If you do not want to use wireless security, select this check box, 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 select this check box, you will find a notice in red as show in Figure 4-17 .

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router • 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 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 that radius service used. • Radius Password - Enter the password for the Radius Server.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-20 Wireless MAC address Filtering To filter wireless users by MAC Address, click Enable. The default setting is Disable. MAC Address - The wireless station's MAC address that you want to filter. Status - The status of this entry either Enabled or Disabled.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router 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”, and then you can configure the advanced settings of your wireless network. Figure 4-22 Wireless Advanced Beacon Interval - Enter a value between 20-1000 milliseconds for Beacon Interval here.

  • Page 53: Wireless Statistics

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Enabled AP Isolation - This function can isolate wireless stations on your network from each other. Wireless devices will be able to communicate with the Router but not with each other. To use this function, check this box. AP Isolation is disabled by default.

  • Page 54: Dhcp, Dhcp Settings

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router DHCP Figure 4-24 The DHCP menu There are three submenus under the DHCP menu (shown in Figure 4-24 ): 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 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. Enter the amount of time in minutes and the user will be "leased" this dynamic IP Address. After the time is up, the user will be automatically assigned a new dynamic IP address.

  • Page 56: Address Reservation

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router 4.7.3 Address Reservation Choose menu “DHCP→Address Reservation”, and then you can view and add a reserved address for clients via the next screen (shown in Figure 4-27 ). 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 Click the Enable/ Disable 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 to the previous page.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router IP Address - The IP address of the PC running the service application. Protocol - The protocol used for this application, either TCP, UDP, or All (all protocols supported by the Router). Status - The status of this entry, "Enabled" means the virtual server entry is enabled.

  • Page 59: Port Triggering

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Click the Next button to go to the next page and click the Previous button to return to the previous page. Note: If you set the service port of the virtual server as 80, you must set the Web management port on Security –>...

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-33 Add or Modify a Triggering Entry 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 61: Upnp

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router 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. When necessary, the external host will be able to connect to the local host using one of the ports defined in the Incoming Ports field.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-35 UPnP Setting 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 63: Security, Basic Security

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Security Figure 4-36 The Security menu There are four submenus under the Security menu as shown in Figure 4-36: Basic Security, Advanced Security, Local Management and Remote Management. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.

  • Page 64: Advanced Security

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router VPN - VPN Passthrough must be enabled if you want to allow VPN tunnels using VPN protocols to pass through the Router. PPTP Passthrough - Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) allows the • Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) to be tunneled through an IP network. To allow PPTP tunnels to pass through the Router, click Enable.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-38 Advanced Security 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: Local Management

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router UDP-FLOOD Packets Threshold (5~3600) - The default value is 500. Enter a value between 5 ~ 3600. When the current UPD-FLOOD Packets number is beyond the set value, the Router will startup the blocking function immediately.

  • Page 67: Remote Management

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router 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. The format for the MAC Address is XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX (X is any hexadecimal digit).

  • Page 68: Parental Control

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router used is 8080, please enter http://202.96.12.8:8080 in your browser. Later, you may be asked for the Router's password. After successfully entering the username and password, you will be able to access the Router's web-based utility.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-42 Add or Modify Parental Control Entry Enter the MAC address of the PC (e.g. 00-11-22-33-44-AA) you’d like to control in the MAC Address of Child PC field, or you can choose the MAC address from the All MAC Address in Current LAN drop-down list.

  • Page 70: Access Control

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Click the Next button to go to the next page, or click the Previous button to return to the previous page. For example: If you desire that the child PC with MAC address 00-11-22-33-44-AA can access www.google.com...

  • Page 71: Rule

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router There are four submenus under the Access Control menu as shown in Figure 4-44: Rule, Host, Target and Schedule. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. 4.11.1 Rule Choose menu “Access Control →...

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Delete All - Click the Delete All button to delete all the entries in the table. Move - You can change the entry’s order as desired. Enter in the first box the ID number of the entry you want to move and in the second box another ID number, and then click the Move button to change the entries’...

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-47 Quick Setup – Create an Access Target Entry Mode - Here are two options, IP Address and Domain Name. You can choose either of them from the drop-down list. Target Description - In this field, create a description for the target. Note that this description should be unique (e.g.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-48 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.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Rule Name - 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 76: Host

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps 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".

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps 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. If you select IP Address, the screen shown is Figure 4-52.

  • Page 78: Target

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router 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. 4.11.3 Target Choose menu “Access Control → Target”, and then you can view and set a Target list in the screen as shown in Figure 4-54.

  • Page 79

    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 IP Address field, enter the IP address of the target. 3) Select a common service from Common Service Port drop-down list, so that the Target Port will be automatically filled.

  • Page 80: Schedule

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Then you will go back to the Target Settings page and see the following list. 4.11.4 Schedule Choose menu “Access Control → Schedule”, and then you can view and set a Schedule list in the next screen as shown in Figure 4-57. The Schedule list is necessary for the Access Control Rule.

  • Page 81: Advanced Routing

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-58 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) Click Add New...

  • Page 82: Static Routing List

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router 4.12.1 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 4-60 ). A static route is a pre-determined path that network information must travel to reach a specific host or network.

  • Page 83: System Routing Table, Bandwidth Control

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps 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 84: Control Settings, Rules List

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router There are two submenus under the Bandwidth Control menu as shown in Figure 4-63: 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 85: Ip & Mac Binding Setting, Binding Settings

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps 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.

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    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-68 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 87: Arp List

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Click the Find button as shown in Figure 4-68. Enter the MAC Address or IP Address. Click the Find button in the page as shown in Figure 4-70. Figure 4-70 Find IP & MAC Binding Entry Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled.

  • Page 88: Dynamic Dns, Comexe.cn Ddns

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps 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 89: Dyndns.org Ddns

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-72 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 90: No-ip.com Ddns

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-73 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 91: System Tools

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-74 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 dyn amic DNS service provider.

  • Page 92: Time Setting

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Choose menu “System Too ls”, and you can see the submenus under the main menu: Time Settings, Diagnostic, Firm ware 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 93: Diagnostic

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps 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 94

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-78 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 95: Firmware Upgrade

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

  • Page 96: Factory Defaults, Backup & Restore

    The Router will reboot while the upgrading has been finished. 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.

  • Page 97: Reboot

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-82 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 98: Password, System Log

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router 4.16.7 Password Choose menu “System Tools → Password”, and then you can change the factory default user name and password of the Router in th e next screen as shown in Figure 4-84. Figure 4-84 Password...

  • Page 99

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-85 System Log Auto Mail Feature - Indicates whether auto mail feature is enabled or not. Mail Settings - Set the receivi ng and sending mailbox a ddress, server address, validation information as well as the timetable for Auto Mail Feature, as shown in Figure 4-86.

  • Page 100: Statistics

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router • SMTP Server - Your smtp server. It corresponds with the mailbox filled in the From field. You can log on the relevant website for help if you are not clear with the address. •...

  • Page 101

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure 4-87 Statistics Current Statistics Status - Enable or Disable. The default value is disabled. To enable it, click the Enable button. If it is disabled, the function of DoS protection in Security settings will be disabled.

  • Page 102

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps 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 103: Appendix A: Faq

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps 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. The telephone cord plugs into the Line port of the ADSL Modem.

  • Page 104

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps 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 105

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Figure A-5 Add or Modify a Virtual server Entry Note: Your opposite side should call your WAN IP, which is displayed on the “Status” page. How to enable DMZ Host: Log in to the Router, click the “Forwarding” menu on the left of your browser, and click "DMZ"...

  • Page 106

    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.

  • Page 107

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Note: If the above configuration takes effect, you can visit and configure the Router by typing http://192.168.0.1:88 (the Router’s LAN IP address: Web Management Port) in the address field of the Web browser. If the LAN IP of the modem connected with your router is 192.168.1.x, the default LAN IP of the Router will automatically switch from 192.168.0.1 to...

  • Page 108

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Make sure the wireless stations have right KEY for encryption when the Router is encrypted. If the wireless connection is ready, but you can’t access the Router, check the IP Address of your wireless stations.

  • Page 109: Appendix B: Configuring The Pcs

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps 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 110

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router In the prompt page that showed below, double click on the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP). Figure B-2 The following TCP/IP Properties window will display and the IP Address tab is open on this window by default.

  • Page 111

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps Wireless N Router Select Obtain an IP address automatically and Obtain DNS server automatically, as shown in the Figure below: Figure B-3...

  • Page 112: 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 113: Appendix D: Glossary

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps 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 114

    TL-WR740N/TL-WR741ND 150Mbps 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.

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