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TL-WR710N
150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router
Rev: 1.0.0
1910010795

Summary of Contents

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Rev: 1.0.0 1910010795...

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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 STATEMENT This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.

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    CE Mark Warning This is a class B product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures. Canadian Compliance Statement This device complies with Industry Canada license-exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1)This device may not cause interference, and (2)This device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired...

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    第十四條 低功率射頻電機之使用不得影響飛航安全及干擾合法通行;經發現有干擾現象時,應立 即停用,並改善至無干擾時方得繼續使用。前項合法通信,指依電信規定作業之無線電信。低功率 射頻電機需忍受合法通信或工業、科學以及醫療用電波輻射性電機設備之干擾。 安全諮詢及注意事項 ●請使用原裝電源供應器或只能按照本產品注明的電源類型使用本產品。 ●清潔本產品之前請先拔掉電源線。請勿使用液體、噴霧清潔劑或濕布進行清潔。 ●注意防潮,請勿將水或其他液體潑灑到本產品上。  ●插槽與開口供通風使用,以確保本產品的操作可靠並防止過熱,請勿堵塞或覆蓋開口。 ●請勿將本產品置放於靠近熱源的地方。除非有正常的通風,否則不可放在密閉位置中。 ●請不要私自打開機殼,不要嘗試自行維修本產品,請由授權的專業人士進行此項工作。 Продукт сертифіковано згідно с правилами системи УкрСЕПРО на відповідність вимогам нормативних документів та вимогам, що передбачені чинними законодавчими актами України. Safety Information When product has power button, the power button is one of the way to shut off the product; when there is no power button, the only way to completely shut off power is to disconnect the product or the power adapter from the power source.

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    TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY For the following equipment: Product Description: 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Model No.: TL-WR710N 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 7: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Package Contents..........................1   Chapter 1.   Introduction........................2   1.1   Overview of the Router .......................2   1.2   Conventions ........................3   1.3   Main Features ........................3   1.4   Panel Layout ........................3   Chapter 2.   Connecting the Router .....................5   2.1  ...

  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    4.6.3   LAN........................45   4.7   Wireless ........................... 46   4.7.1   Wireless Settings....................46   4.7.2   Wireless Security....................48   4.7.3   Wireless MAC Filtering ..................51   4.7.4   Wireless Advanced ....................53   4.7.5   Wireless Statistics....................54   4.8  ...

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    4.14   Advanced Routing......................85   4.14.1   Static Routing List....................85   4.14.2   System Routing Table..................86   4.15   Bandwidth Control......................87   4.15.1   Control Settings ....................87   4.15.2   Rule List....................... 87   4.16   IP & MAC Binding ......................89   4.16.1  ...

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    5.7.1   Wireless Settings....................112   5.7.2   Wireless Security....................113   5.7.3   Wireless MAC Filtering ..................116   5.7.4   Wireless Advanced .....................118   5.7.5   Wireless Statistics....................119   5.8   DHCP ..........................120   5.8.1   DHCP Settings....................120   5.8.2  ...

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    6.6.4   Wireless Advanced .................... 146   6.6.5   Wireless Statistics....................147   6.7   DHCP ..........................148   6.7.1   DHCP Settings....................148   6.7.2   DHCP Client List....................150   6.7.3   Address Reservation ..................150   6.8   USB Settings........................152   6.8.1  ...

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    7.8   USB Settings........................175   7.8.1   Storage Sharing....................175   7.8.2   Media Server ..................... 177   7.8.3   User Accounts....................179   7.9   System Tools........................181   7.9.1   Diagnostic ......................181   7.9.2   Firmware Upgrade..................... 183   7.9.3  ...

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    8.8.1   Storage Sharing....................215   8.8.2   Media Server ..................... 217   8.8.3   User Accounts....................219   8.9   Forwarding ........................220   8.9.1   Virtual Servers ....................221   8.9.2   Port Triggering ....................222   8.9.3   DMZ ........................224   8.9.4  ...

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    8.16.3   Dyndns org DDNS ..................... 250   8.17   System Tools........................251   8.17.1   Time Settings..................... 252   8.17.2   Diagnostic ......................253   8.17.3   Firmware Upgrade..................... 254   8.17.4   Factory Defaults....................255   8.17.5   Backup & Restore....................256   8.17.6  ...

  • Page 15: Package Contents

    The following items should be found in your package: One TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Quick Installation Guide One RJ-45 Ethernet Cable One Resource CD for TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router, including: • User Guide • Other Helpful Information Note: Make sure that the package contains the above items.

  • Page 16: Overview Of The Router, Chapter 1.   Introduction

    Chapter 1. Introduction 1.1 Overview of the Router Small enough to fit in the average pocket, the TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router is uniquely suited to provide robust wireless networking to travelers, students, or anyone else for work or play.

  • Page 17: Conventions, Main Features, Panel Layout

    Before installing the Router, please look through this guide to know all the Router’s functions. 1.2 Conventions The Router or TL-WR710N mentioned in this guide stands for TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router without any explanation. Parameters provided in the pictures are just references for setting up the product, which may differ from the actual situation.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Status Indication Solid Blue The device is working properly. Condition 1: System is booting. Blinking Condition 2: The Ethernet Cable or USB Device is connecting to the product. Table 1-1 The LED Description USB: The USB port connects to a USB storage device.

  • Page 19: System Requirements, Installation Environment Requirements, Connecting The Router, Chapter 2.   Connecting The Router

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Chapter 2. Connecting the Router 2.1 System Requirements Each PC in the LAN needs a working Ethernet Adapter TCP/IP protocol must be installed on each PC Web browser, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or later, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari...

  • Page 20: Wireless Router Mode, Access Point Mode

    Power on the DSL/Cable Modem, PC(s) and notebook(s). 2.3.2 Access Point Mode As the supplement of wired LAN, TL-WR710N enables the wired LAN to connect to the Internet wirelessly. Plug the power plug of TL-WR710N in electrical wall socket and connect the Ethernet cable correctly, you can surf the Internet by connecting your PC(s) to the Router wirelessly.

  • Page 21: Repeater Mode

    TL-WR710N is used to extend the range of wireless signal of the existing AP or wireless router. On this mode, the wired port LAN/WAN works as LAN. Computer could connect to the device by either wired or wireless way. The SSID of TL-WR710N should be the same as that of the device you repeat.

  • Page 22: Client Mode, Wisp Client Router Mode

    Router from the PC/notebook to set the Router in Repeater mode. 2.3.4 Client Mode TL-WR710N is used as a wireless network card to connect the wireless network signal or wireless router. On this mode, the wired port LAN/WAN works as LAN. Computer could connect to the device by either wired or wireless way.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 2-5 Hardware Installation of the TL-WR710N in WISP Client Router Mode Plug the power plug of TL-WR710N in electrical wall socket. Power on the notebook(s). - 9 -...

  • Page 24: Tcp/ip Configuration, Chapter 3.   Quick Installation Guide

    150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Chapter 3. Quick Installation Guide This chapter will show you how to configure the basic functions of your TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router using Quick Setup Wizard within minutes. 3.1 TCP/IP Configuration The default IP address of the TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router is 192.168.0.254.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Enter the Security key. Click OK. 3) If you can see Connected after the default SSID, you’ve successfully connected to the wireless network. Note: The default SSID and Password of your Router are on the label. Both are case-sensitive.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 3-1 Success result of Ping command If the result displayed is similar to the Figure 3-2, it means the connection between your PC and the Router has failed. Figure 3-2 Failure result of Ping command...

  • Page 27: Quick Installation Guide

    150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 3.2 Quick Installation Guide With a Web-based utility, it is easy to configure and manage the TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router. The Web-based utility can be used on any Windows, Macintosh or UNIX OS with a Web browser, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Apple Safari.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 3-5 Quick Setup - Working Mode Note: The Router supports five working modes for multi-user to access the Internet: Wireless Router, Access Point, Repeater, Client and WISP Client Router. In Wireless Router mode, the device enables multiple users to share the Internet connection via ADSL/Cable Modem.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router The Router supports three popular ways PPPoE, Dynamic IP and Static IP to connect to the Internet. To make sure the connection type your ISP provides, please refer to the ISP. Make sure the cable is securely plugged into the WAN port before detection.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Then, the Wireless page will appear as shown in Figure 3-9 . Set the wireless parameters. It is recommended that you rename an SSID, choose a Security Type and enter a Password. Then click Next.

  • Page 31: Access Point Mode

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router When 11bg mixed mode is selected, only 11bg mixed wireless stations can connect to the Router. It is strongly recommended that you set the Mode to 11bgn mixed, and all of 802.11b/g/n wireless stations can connect to the Router.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 3-11 Quick Setup - Wireless Wireless Network Name - Enter a string of up to 32 characters. The same name of SSID (Service Set Identification) must be assigned to all wireless devices in your network.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Note: If 11bg mixed mode is selected in the Mode field, the Channel Width selecting field will turn grey and the value will become 20M, which is unable to be changed. Channel Width - Select any channel width from the pull-down list. The default setting is automatic, which can automatically adjust the channel width for your clients.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 3-14 Quick Setup - Wireless Repeater Mode - In Repeater mode, the wireless repeater relays signal between its stations and the root AP for greater wireless range. • Universal Repeater - In Repeater mode, the AP with WDS disabled will relay data to an associated root AP.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Wireless Password - If the AP your router is going to connect need password, you need to fill the password in this blank. Click Survey button on the Wireless page as shown in Figure 3-14, and then AP List page will appear as shown in Figure 3-15.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 3-17 Quick Setup - Wireless Wireless Name of Root AP - Enter the SSID that you want to access. MAC Address of Root AP - Enter the MAC address of AP that you want to access.

  • Page 37: Wisp Client Router Mode

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 3-18 AP List Click the Next button in Figure 3-19. You will then see the Finish page. Click the Reboot button to make your wireless configuration take effect and finish the Quick Setup.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router PPPoE - For this connection, you will need your account name and password from your ISP. If you have applied ADSL to realize Dial-up service, you should choose this type. Under this condition, you should fill in both the User Name and Password that the ISP supplied.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 3-23 Quick Setup - Static IP 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.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Wireless Security Mode - You can configure the security settings of your wireless network. Wireless Password - Input the password of your Local SSID. Click Survey button on the Wireless page as shown in Figure 3-20, and then AP List page will appear as shown in Figure 3-24.

  • Page 41: Login, Status, Chapter 4.   Configuration For Wireless Router Mode

    Chapter 4. Configuration for Wireless Router Mode This chapter will show each Web page's key functions and the configuration way for Wireless Router Mode of TL-WR710N. 4.1 Login After your successful login, you can configure and manage the device. There are main menus on the left of the web-based utility.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 4-2 Firmware Version - The version information of the Router’s firmware. Hardware Version - The version information of the Router’s hardware. LAN - This field displays the current settings or information for the LAN, you can configure them in the Network >...

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Wireless - This field displays basic information or status for wireless function, you can configure them in the Wireless > Wireless Settings page. • Working Mode - The current wireless working mode in use.

  • Page 44: Quick Setup

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 4.3 Quick Setup Please refer to Section 3.2: "Quick Installation Guide." 4.4 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. The WPS function is only available when the Operation Mode is set to Access Point.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Note: To build a successful connection by WPS, you should also do the corresponding configuration of the new device for WPS function meanwhile. For the configuration of the new device, here takes the Wireless Adapter of our company for example.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Step 4: Wait for a while until the next screen appears. Click OK to complete the WPS configuration. The WPS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Method Two: Enter the PIN into my AP Step 1: For the configuration of the wireless adapter, please choose “Enter the PIN of this...

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Step 3: Choose “Enter the new device's PIN” and enter the PIN code (take 16952898 for example) of the wireless adapter in the field after PIN as shown in the figure below. Then click Connect.

  • Page 48: Working Mode

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router You will see the following screen when the new device has successfully connected to the network. Figure 4-6 Note: The WPS LED on the AP will light green for five minutes if the device has been successfully added to the network.

  • Page 49: Network

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router WISP Client Router - In this mode, the device enables multiple users to share Internet connection from WISP. 4.6 Network Figure 4-8 the Network menu There are three submenus under the Network menu (shown in Figure 4-8): WAN, MAC Clone and LAN.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 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-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 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-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket 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 to connect to the local area network provided by ISP.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 4-12 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-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router WAN – BigPond Cable Figure 4-13 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-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router after a specified inactivity period and re-established when you attempt to access the Internet again. Click the Connect button to connect immediately. Click the Disconnect button to disconnect immediately. Caution: Sometimes the connection cannot be terminated although you specify a time to Max Idle Time because some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the background.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Connect on Demand - You can configure the Router to disconnect from your Internet connection after a specified period of inactivity (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-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 4-15 WAN – PPTP/Russia 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 58: Mac Clone

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Idle Time field. 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, check the radio button.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Click the Save button to save your settings. Note: 1. Only the PC on your LAN can use the MAC Address Clone function. 2. If you change WAN MAC Address when the WAN connection is PPPoE, it will not take effect until the connection is re-established.

  • Page 60: Wireless, Wireless Settings

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 4.7 Wireless Figure 4-18 Wireless menu There are five submenus under the Wireless menu (shown in Figure 4-18): 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-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 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. Mode - Select the desired mode. The default setting is 11bgn mixed.

  • Page 62: Wireless Security

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router BSSID (to be bridged) - The BSSID of the AP your Router is going to connect to as a client. You can also use the search function to select the BSSID to join.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 4-21 Wireless Security Disable Security - The wireless security function can be enabled or disabled. If disabled, the wireless stations will be able to connect the Router without encryption. But it’s strongly recommended to choose one of the following modes to enable security.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 4-22 WPA /WPA2-Enterprise - It’s based on Radius Server. • Version - you can choose the version of the WPA security from the pull-down list. The default setting is Automatic, which can select WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) or WPA2 (WPA version 2) automatically based on the wireless station's capability and request.

  • Page 65: Wireless Mac Filtering

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 152-bit - You can enter 32 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9, a-f, A-F, zero key is not promoted) or 16 ASCII characters. Note: If you do not set the key, the wireless security function is still disabled even if you have selected Shared Key as Authentication Type.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router To add or modify a MAC Address Filtering entry, follow these instructions: Enter the appropriate MAC Address into the MAC Address field. The format of the MAC Address XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX hexadecimal digit). example: 00-0A-EB-B0-00-0B.

  • Page 67: Wireless Advanced

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 4-25 Filtering Rules 4.7.4 Wireless Advanced Choose menu “Wireless → Wireless Advanced”, and then you can configure the advanced settings of your wireless network. Figure 4-26 Wireless Advanced Transmit Power - Here you can specify the transmit power of Router. You can select High, Middle or Low which you would like.

  • Page 68: Wireless Statistics

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router broadcast and multicast messages. When the Router has buffered broadcast or multicast messages for associated clients, it sends the next DTIM with a DTIM Interval value. You can specify the value between 1-255 Beacon Intervals. The default value is 1, which indicates the DTIM Interval is the same as Beacon Interval.

  • Page 69: Dhcp, Dhcp Settings

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router You cannot change any of the values on this page. To update this page and to show the current connected wireless stations, click on the Refresh button. If the numbers of connected wireless stations go beyond one page, click the Next button to go to the next page and click the Previous button to return the previous page.

  • Page 70: Dhcp Client List

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Start IP Address - Specify an IP address for the DHCP Server to start with when assigning IP addresses. 192.168.0.100 is the default start address. End IP Address - Specify an IP address for the DHCP Server to end with when assigning IP addresses.

  • Page 71: Address Reservation

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router You cannot change any of the values on this page. To update this page and to show the current attached devices, click the Refresh button. 4.8.3 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 4-31).When you specify a reserved IP...

  • Page 72: Usb Settings, Storage Sharing

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router To modify or delete an existing entry: Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. If you want to delete the entry, click the Delete. Modify the information. Click the Save button.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Volume - The volume name of the USB drive the users have access to. Volume 1-8 is mapping to USB port1, and Volume 9-16 is mapping to USB port2. Capacity - The storage capacity of the USB driver.

  • Page 74: Media Server

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router To unplug the USB drive, click Eject Disk button first. Simply pulling USB drive out of the USB port can cause damage to the device and loss of data. Mounted volumes of each USB port are subject to the 8-volume limit. So you cannot access more than 8 volumes on the USB storage device.

  • Page 75

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 2. Click the Start button to start the media server, and then the screen will appear as shown in Figure 4-38. Figure 4-38 Media Server Setting 3. Click the Add share folder button to specify a folder as the search path of media server. The screen will then appear as shown in Figure 4-39.

  • Page 76: User Accounts

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Back - Click this button to discard the settings and just go to the media server configuration page. 4. Click the Scan All button to scan all the share folders immediately. You can also select the Auto-scan, at same time, select an auto scan interval time by drop-down list.

  • Page 77: Forwarding

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 4-41 Add or Modify User Account User Name - Type the user name that you want to give access to the USB drive. The user name must be composed of alphanumeric symbols not exceeding 15 characters in length.

  • Page 78: Virtual Servers

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router There are four submenus under the Forwarding menu (shown in Figure 4-42): Virtual Servers, Port Triggering, DMZ and UPnP. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.

  • Page 79: Port Triggering

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Select the protocol used for this application, either TCP, UDP, or All. Select the Enabled to enable the virtual server. Click the Save button. Figure 4-44 Add or Modify a Virtual Server Entry...

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router with a pure NAT Router. Port Triggering is used for some of these applications that can work with an NAT Router. Figure 4-45 Port Triggering Once the Router is configured, the operation is as follows: 1.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Select the protocol used for Incoming Ports from the Incoming Protocol drop-down list, either TCP or UDP, or All. Select Enabled in Status field. Click the Save button to save the new rule.

  • Page 82: Upnp

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 4-47 DMZ To assign a computer or server to be a DMZ server: Check the Enable radio button. Enter the IP Address of a local host in the DMZ Host IP Address field.

  • Page 83: Security, Basic Security

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router • Status - The status of the port is displayed here. “Enabled” means that the port is still active. Otherwise, the port is inactive. Click Refresh to update the Current UPnP Settings List.

  • Page 84: Advanced Security

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router traffic passing through the session conforms to the protocol. SPI Firewall is enabled by factory default. If you want all the computers on the LAN exposed to the outside world, you can disable it.

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    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 4-51 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.

  • Page 86: Local Management

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Enable TCP-SYN-FLOOD Attack Filtering - Enable or Disable the TCP-SYN-FLOOD Attack Filtering. TCP-SYN-FLOOD Packets Threshold (5~3600) - The default value is 50. Enter a value between 5 ~ 3600. When the current TCP-SYN-FLOOD Packets numbers is beyond the set value, the Router will startup the blocking function immediately.

  • Page 87: Remote Management

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router use the password to browse the built-in web pages to perform Administrator tasks while all the others will be blocked. After click the Add button, your PC's MAC Address will be placed in the list above.

  • Page 88: Parental Control

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 4.12 Parental Control Choose menu “Parental Control”, and you can configure the parental control in the screen as shown in Figure 4-54. The Parental Control function can be used to control the internet activities of the child, limit the child to access certain websites and restrict the time of surfing.

  • Page 89

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Enter the allowed domain name of the website, either the full name or the keywords (e.g. google) in the Allowed Domain Name field. Any domain name with keywords in it (e.g.www.google.com) will be allowed.

  • Page 90: Access Control, Rule

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Click “Access Restriction → 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 91

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 4-58 Access Control Rule Management Enable Internet Access Control - Select the check box to enable the Internet Access Restriction 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-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 6. In the Action field, select Deny or Allow. 7. In the Status field, select Enabled or Disabled to enable or disable your entry. Click the Save button. Click the Enable All button to enable all the rules in the list.

  • Page 93: Host

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router In Rule Name field, create a name for the rule. Note that this name should be unique, for example Rule_1. In Host field, select Host_1. In Target field, select Target_1. In Schedule field, select Schedule_1.

  • Page 94

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 2) In LAN IP Address field, enter the IP address. If you select MAC Address, the screen shown is Figure 4-63. 1) In Host Description field, create a unique description for the host (e.g. Host_1).

  • Page 95: Target

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 4-64 Host Settings 4.13.3 Target Choose menu “Access Control → Target”, you can view and set a Target list in the screen as shown in Figure 4-65. The target list is necessary for the Access Restriction Rule.

  • Page 96

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket 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 (e.g.www.google.com) will be blocked or allowed. You can enter 4 domain names.

  • Page 97: Schedule

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Then you will go back to the Target Settings page and see the following list, Figure 4-68 Target Settings 4.13.4 Schedule Choose menu “Access Control → Schedule”, you can view and set a Schedule list in the next screen as shown in Figure 4-69.

  • Page 98

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Click the Next button to go to the next page, or click the Previous button return to the previous page. Figure 4-70 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...

  • Page 99: Advanced Routing, Static Routing List

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 4.14 Advanced Routing Figure 4-72 The Advanced Routing Menu There are two submenus under the Network menu (shown in Figure 4-72): Static Routing List and System Routing Table. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.

  • Page 100: System Routing Table

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Subnet Mask - The Subnet Mask determines which portion of an IP Address is the network portion, and which portion is the host portion. Default Gateway - This is the IP Address of the gateway device that allows for contact between the Router and the network or host.

  • Page 101: Bandwidth Control, Control Settings, Rule List

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 4.15 Bandwidth Control Figure 4-76 The Bandwidth Control menu There are two submenus under the Bandwidth Control menu as shown in Figure 4-76. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below.

  • Page 102

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 4-78 Bandwidth Control Rule List Description - This is the information about the rules such as address range. Egress Bandwidth - This field displays the max and mix upload bandwidth through the WAN port, the default is 0.

  • Page 103: Ip & Mac Binding, Binding Setting

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Egress Bandwidth - The max and the min upload speed which through the WAN port, default number is 0. Ingress Bandwidth - The max and the min download speed through the WAN port, default number is 0.

  • Page 104

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router When you want to add or modify an IP & MAC Binding entry, you can click the Add New button or Modify button, and then you will go to the next page. This page is used for adding or modifying an IP &...

  • Page 105: Arp List, Dynamic Dns

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries. 4.16.2 ARP List To manage the computer, you could observe the computers in the LAN by checking the relationship of MAC address and IP address on the ARP list, and you could configure the items on the ARP list also.

  • Page 106: No-ip Ddns, Comexe.cn Ddns

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router dynamic IP address, and then your friends can connect to your server by entering your domain name no matter what your IP address is. Before using this feature, you need to sign up for DDNS service providers such as www.no-ip.com, www.comexe.cn, or www.dyndns.org.

  • Page 107: Dyndns Org Ddns

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 4-86 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 108: System Tools

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 4-87 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 109: Time Settings

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Statistics. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below. 4.18.1 Time Settings You can set time manually or get GMT from the Internet for the router on this page: Figure 4-89 Time Settings Time Zone - Select your local time zone from this pull-down list.

  • Page 110: Diagnostic

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router The router will obtain GMT automatically from Internet if it has already connected to Internet. 4.18.2 Diagnostic Choose menu “System Tools → Diagnostic”, you can transact Ping or Traceroute function to check connectivity of your network in the following screen.

  • Page 111: Firmware Upgrade

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Ping Timeout - Set the waiting time for the reply of each Ping packet. If there is no reply in the specified time, the connection is overtime. Traceroute Max TTL - The max number of hops for a Traceroute connection.

  • Page 112: Factory Defaults

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Note: When you upgrade the router's firmware, you will lose current configuration settings, so make sure you backup the router’s settings before you upgrade its firmware. Make sure that your computer is connected to the Internet through the cable when you upgrade the firmware.

  • Page 113: Backup & Restore, Reboot

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 4.18.5 Backup & Restore This page allows you to save current configuration of router as backup or restore the configuration file you saved before. Figure 4-94 Backup & Restore Configuration Click the Backup button to save all configuration settings as a backup file in your local computer.

  • Page 114: Password, System Log

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Web Service Port of the router. Upgrade the firmware of the router (system will reboot automatically). Restore the router's settings to factory default (system will reboot automatically). 4.18.7 Password This page allows you to change the factory default user name and password of the router.

  • Page 115: Statistics

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 4-97 System Log Refresh - Refresh the page to show the latest log list. Save Log - Click to save all the logs in a txt file. Mail Log - Click to send an email of current logs manually according to the address and validation information set in Mail Settings.

  • Page 116

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 4-98 Statistics Current Statistics Status - Enable or Disable. The default value is disabled. To enable, click the Enable button. If disabled, the function of DoS protection in Security settings will be ineffective.

  • Page 117: Status, Login, Chapter 5.   Configuration For Access Point Mode

    Chapter 5. Configuration for Access Point Mode This chapter will show each Web page's key functions and the configuration way for Access Point Mode of TL-WR710N. 5.1 Login After your successful login, you can configure and manage the device. There are main menus on the left of the web-based utility.

  • Page 118

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 5-2 Status Firmware Version - The version information of the Router’s firmware. Hardware Version - The version information of the Router’s hardware. Wired - This field displays the current settings or information for the LAN, you can configure them in the Network >...

  • Page 119

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router • Channel Width - The current wireless channel width in use. • MAC Address - The physical address of the Router, as seen from the WLAN. Traffic Statistics - The Router’s traffic statistics.

  • Page 120

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Disable PIN of this Device - WPS external registrar of entering the device’s PIN can be disabled or enabled manually. If the device receives multiple failed attempts to authenticate an external Registrar, this function will be disabled automatically.

  • Page 121

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router The WPS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Step 4: Wait for a while until the next screen appears. Click OK to complete the WPS configuration. The WPS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Method Two: Enter the PIN into my AP Step 1: For the configuration of the wireless adapter, please choose “Enter the PIN of this...

  • Page 122

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 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. Step 2: Keep the WPS Status as Enabled and click the Add Device button in Figure 5-3.

  • Page 123

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Step 2: For the configuration of the wireless adapter, please choose “Enter the PIN of my access point or wireless router” in the configuration utility of the WPS as below, and enter the PIN code of the AP into the field after “Access Point PIN”. Then click Connect.

  • Page 124

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 5.5 Working Mode The Router supports five operation mode types: Wireless Router, Access Point, Repeater, Client and Wireless Client Router. Please select one you want. Click Save to save your choice, which is shown as Figure 5-7.

  • Page 125

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 5-9 LAN MAC Address - The physical address of the LAN ports, as seen from the LAN. The value can not be changed. Type - Choosing Smart IP (DHCP) to get IP address from DHCP server, or choosing static IP to config IP address manually.

  • Page 126: Wireless Settings

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router There are five submenus under the Wireless menu (shown in Figure 5-10): 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.

  • Page 127

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router When 11bg mixed mode is selected, only 11bg mixed wireless stations can connect to the Router. It is strongly recommended that you set the Mode to 11bgn mixed, and all of 802.11b/g/n wireless stations can connect to the Router.

  • Page 128

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 5-12 Wireless Security Disable Security - The wireless security function can be enabled or disabled. If disabled, the wireless stations will be able to connect the Router without encryption. But it’s strongly recommended to choose one of the following modes to enable security.

  • Page 129

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 5-13 WPA /WPA2-Enterprise - It’s based on Radius Server. • Version - you can choose the version of the WPA security from the pull-down list. The default setting is Automatic, which can select WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) or WPA2 (WPA version 2) automatically based on the wireless station's capability and request.

  • Page 130

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 152-bit - You can enter 32 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9, a-f, A-F, zero key is not promoted) or 16 ASCII characters. Note: If you do not set the key, the wireless security function is still disabled even if you have selected Shared Key as Authentication Type.

  • Page 131

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router To add or modify a MAC Address Filtering entry, follow these instructions: Enter the appropriate MAC Address into the MAC Address field. The format of the MAC Address XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX hexadecimal digit). example: 00-0A-EB-B0-00-0B.

  • Page 132

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 5.7.4 Wireless Advanced Choose menu “Wireless → Wireless Advanced”, and then you can configure the advanced settings of your wireless network. Figure 5-16 Wireless Advanced Transmit Power - Here you can specify the transmit power of Router. You can select High, Middle or Low which you would like.

  • Page 133

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router messages for associated clients, it sends the next DTIM with a DTIM Interval value. You can specify the value between 1-255 Beacon Intervals. The default value is 1, which indicates the DTIM Interval is the same as Beacon Interval.

  • Page 134: Dhcp Settings, Dhcp

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router If the numbers of connected wireless stations go beyond one page, click the Next button to go to the next page and click the Previous button to return the previous page. Note: This page will be refreshed automatically every 5 seconds.

  • Page 135

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Start IP Address - Specify an IP address for the DHCP Server to start with when assigning IP addresses. 192.168.0.100 is the default start address. End IP Address - Specify an IP address for the DHCP Server to end with when assigning IP addresses.

  • Page 136

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 5-21 DHCP Client List Client Name - The name of the DHCP client MAC Address - The MAC address of the DHCP client Assigned IP - The IP address that the Router has allocated to the DHCP client Lease Time - The time of the DHCP client leased.

  • Page 137: Storage Sharing, Usb Settings

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Enter the MAC address (in XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX format.) and IP address (in dotted-decimal notation) of the computer for which you want to reserve an IP address. Click the Save button. Figure 5-23 Add or Modify an Address Reservation Entry To modify or delete an existing entry: Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify.

  • Page 138

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 5-25 Storage Sharing Service Status - Indicates the Network Sharing service's current status. You can click the Start button to start the Storage Sharing service and click the Stop button to stop it.

  • Page 139

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Click the Rescan button to start a new scan. Follow the instructions below to set up your router as a file server: Plug an external USB hard disk drive or USB flash drive into this router.

  • Page 140

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Delete - You can delete the share folder by click Delete. To set up your media server, please follow the instructions below: 1. Plug an external USB hard disk drive or USB flash drive into this router, and then the screen will appear as shown in Figure 5-28.

  • Page 141

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 5-30 Add New Folder Display Name - You can enter a display name for the share folder. Share entire partition - Choose this option and then the folders contained in this partition will all be shared.

  • Page 142

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router can access FTP Server while Guest has read-only access to Storage Sharing and cannot access FTP Server. Figure 5-31 User Account Management Only Administrator can use a Web browser to transfer the files from a PC to the Writable shared volume on the USB drive.

  • Page 143

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Storage Authority – Choose Read and Write or Read Only from the drop-down list to assign access authority of Storage Sharing to the user. Save - You can click the Save button to save your settings.

  • Page 144

    Domain Name System (DNS) queries. IP Address/Domain Name - Type the destination IP address (e.g. 202.108.22.5) or Domain name (e.g. http://www.tp-link.com). Pings Count - The number of Ping packets for a Ping connection. The default is 4.

  • Page 145

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 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. Figure 5-35 Diagnostic Results Note: Only one user can use this tool at one time. Options “Number of Pings”, “Ping Size” and “Ping Timeout”...

  • Page 146

    150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket 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 147: Reboot

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 5-38 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 148

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 5.10.6 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 5-40. Figure 5-40 Password...

  • Page 149: System Log

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 5.10.7 System Log Choose menu “System Tools → System Log”, and then you can view the logs of the Router. Figure 5-41 System Log Refresh - Refresh the page to show the latest log list.

  • Page 150: Chapter 6.   Configuration For Repeater Mode, Login, Status

    Chapter 6. Configuration for Repeater Mode This chapter will show each Web page's key functions and the configuration way for Repeater Mode of TL-WR710N. 6.1 Login After your successful login, you can configure and manage the device. There are main menus on the left of the web-based utility.

  • Page 151

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 6-2 Status Firmware Version - The version information of the Router’s firmware. Hardware Version - The version information of the Router’s hardware. Wired - This field displays the current settings or information for the LAN, you can configure them in the Network >...

  • Page 152

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router • Channel Width - The current wireless channel width in use. • MAC Address - The physical address of the Router, as seen from the WLAN. Traffic Statistics - The Router’s traffic statistics.

  • Page 153

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router WISP Client Router - In this mode, the device enables multiple users to share Internet connection from WISP. 6.5 Network Figure 6-4 the Network menu There is only one submenu under the Network menu (shown in Figure 6-4): LAN.

  • Page 154

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 6.6 Wireless Figure 6-6 Wireless menu There are five submenus under the Wireless menu (shown in Figure 6-6): Wireless Settings, Wireless Security, MAC Filtering, Wireless Advanced and Wireless Statistics. Click it, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.

  • Page 155

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router MAC Address of Root AP - The MAC address of AP that you want to access. Survey - Click this button, you can search the AP which runs in the environment. Region - Select your region from the pull-down list. This field specifies the region where the wireless function of the Router can be used.

  • Page 156

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 2. Failure to follow these guidelines can result in significant performance degradation or inability to wirelessly connect to the Router. 6.6.2 Wireless Security Choose menu “Wireless → Wireless Security”, and then you can configure the security settings of your wireless network.

  • Page 157

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router WPA2-PSK (Pre-shared key of WPA) automatically based on the wireless station's capability and request. • Encryption - When WPA-PSK or WPA is set as the Authentication Type, you can select either Automatic, or TKIP or AES as Encryption.

  • Page 158

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router • WEP Key (Password) - Select which of the four keys will be used and enter the matching WEP key that you create. Make sure these values are identical on all wireless stations in your network.

  • Page 159

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 6-12 Add or Modify Wireless MAC Address Filtering entry To add or modify a MAC Address Filtering entry, follow these instructions: Enter the appropriate MAC Address into the MAC Address field. The format of the MAC...

  • Page 160

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Click the Add New... button. • Enter the MAC address 00-0A-EB-B0-00-0B/00-0A-EB-00-07-5F in the MAC Address field. • Enter wireless station A/B in the Description field. • Select Enabled in the Status pull-down list.

  • Page 161

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 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 because of excessive packets. 2346 is the default setting and is recommended.

  • Page 162

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Received Packets - Packets received by the station Sent Packets - Packets sent by the station Configure - The button is used for loading the item to the Wireless MAC Filtering list. You cannot change any of the values on this page. To update this page and to show the current connected wireless stations, click on the Refresh button.

  • Page 163

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 6-16 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 164

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 6-17 DHCP Settings 6.7.2 DHCP Client List Choose menu “DHCP → DHCP Client List”, and then you can view the information about the clients attached to the Router in the screen as shown in Figure 6-18.

  • Page 165

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 6-19 Address Reservation MAC Address - The MAC address of the PC for which you want to reserve an IP address. Reserved IP Address - The IP address reserved for the PC by the Router.

  • Page 166

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 6.8 USB Settings Figure 6-21 The USB Settings menu There are three submenus under the USB Settings menu (shown in Figure 6-21), Storage Sharing, Media Server and User Accounts. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding functions.

  • Page 167

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Shared - Indicates the shared or non-shared status of the volume. When the volume is shared, you can click the Disable to stop sharing the volume; when volume is non-shared, you can click the Enable button to share the volume.

  • Page 168

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 6.8.2 Media Server Choose menu “USB Settings→Media Server”, you can create media server that allows you to share stored content with other computers and devices on your home network and on the Internet.

  • Page 169

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 6-26 Media Server Setting 3. Click the Add share folder button to specify a folder as the search path of media server. The screen will then appear as shown in Figure 6-27.

  • Page 170

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 4. Click the Scan All button to scan all the share folders immediately. You can also select the Auto-scan, at same time, select an auto scan interval time by drop-down list. In this case, the media server will auto scan the share folders.

  • Page 171

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 6-29 Add or Modify User Account User Name - Type the user name that you want to give access to the USB drive. The user name must be composed of alphanumeric symbols not exceeding 15 characters in length.

  • Page 172

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router System Tools Figure 6-30 The System Tools menu Choose menu “System Tools”, and then you can see the submenus under the main menu: Diagnostic, Firmware Upgrade, Factory Defaults, Backup & Restore, Reboot, Password, and System Log.

  • Page 173

    Domain Name System (DNS) queries. IP Address/Domain Name - Type the destination IP address (e.g. 202.108.22.5) or Domain name (e.g. http://www.tp-link.com). Pings Count - The number of Ping packets for a Ping connection. The default is 4.

  • Page 174

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

  • Page 175

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 6-34 Restore Factory Default Click the Restore button to reset all configuration settings to their default values. The default User Name: admin The default Password: admin The default IP Address: 192.168.0.254 The default Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0 Note: All changed settings will be lost when defaults are restored.

  • Page 176

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 6.9.5 Reboot Choose menu “System Tools → Reboot”, and then you can click the Reboot button to reboot the Router via the next screen. Figure 6-36 Reboot the Router Some settings of the Router will take effect only after rebooting, including: Change the LAN IP Address (system will reboot automatically).

  • Page 177

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Note: The new user name and password must not exceed 14 characters in length and not include any spaces. Enter the new Password twice to confirm. Click the Save button when finished. Click the Clear All button to clear all.

  • Page 178: Chapter 7.   Configuration For Client Mode, Login, Status

    Chapter 7. Configuration for Client Mode This chapter will show each Web page's key functions and the configuration way for Client Mode of TL-WR710N. 7.1 Login After your successful login, you can configure and manage the device. There are main menus on the left of the web-based utility.

  • Page 179

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 7-2 Status Firmware Version - The version information of the Router’s firmware. Hardware Version - The version information of the Router’s hardware. Wired - This field displays the current settings or information for the LAN, you can configure them in the Network >...

  • Page 180

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router • Channel Width - The current wireless channel width in use. • MAC Address - The physical address of the Router, as seen from the WLAN. Traffic Statistics - The Router’s traffic statistics.

  • Page 181

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router WISP Client Router - In this mode, the device enables multiple users to share Internet connection from WISP. 7.5 Network Figure 7-4 the Network menu There is only one submenu under the Network menu (shown in Figure 7-4): LAN.

  • Page 182

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router When you choose the Smart IP (DHCP) mode, the DHCP Server function will be disabled. 7.6 Wireless Figure 7-6 Wireless menu There are two submenus under the Wireless menu (shown in Figure 7-6): Wireless Settings and Wireless Security.

  • Page 183

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Enable Wireless Radio - The wireless radio of the AP can be enabled or disabled to allow or deny wireless stations to access. If enabled, the wireless stations will be able to access the AP, otherwise, wireless stations will not be able to access the AP.

  • Page 184

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 7-8 Wireless Security Disable Security - The wireless security function can be enabled or disabled. If disabled, the wireless stations will be able to connect the Router without encryption. But it’s strongly recommended to choose one of the following modes to enable security.

  • Page 185

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 7-9 WPA /WPA2-Enterprise - It’s based on Radius Server. • Version - you can choose the version of the WPA security from the pull-down list. The default setting is Automatic, which can select WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) or WPA2 (WPA version 2) automatically based on the wireless station's capability and request.

  • Page 186

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 152-bit - You can enter 32 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9, a-f, A-F, zero key is not promoted) or 16 ASCII characters. Note: If you do not set the key, the wireless security function is still disabled even if you have selected Shared Key as Authentication Type.

  • Page 187

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Start IP Address - Specify an IP address for the DHCP Server to start with when assigning IP addresses. 192.168.0.100 is the default start address. End IP Address - Specify an IP address for the DHCP Server to end with when assigning IP addresses.

  • Page 188

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 7-13 DHCP Clients List Client Name - The name of the DHCP client MAC Address - The MAC address of the DHCP client Assigned IP - The IP address that the Router has allocated to the DHCP client Lease Time - The time of the DHCP client leased.

  • Page 189

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Enter the MAC address (in XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX format.) and IP address (in dotted-decimal notation) of the computer for which you want to reserve an IP address. Click the Save button. Figure 7-15 Add or Modify an Address Reservation Entry To modify or delete an existing entry: Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify.

  • Page 190

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 7-17 Storage Sharing Service Status - Indicates the Network Sharing service's current status. You can click the Start button to start the Storage Sharing service and click the Stop button to stop it.

  • Page 191

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Click the Rescan button to start a new scan. Follow the instructions below to set up your router as a file server: Plug an external USB hard disk drive or USB flash drive into this router.

  • Page 192

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Delete - You can delete the share folder by click Delete. To set up your media server, please follow the instructions below: 1. Plug an external USB hard disk drive or USB flash drive into this router, and then the screen will appear as shown in Figure 7-20.

  • Page 193

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 7-22 Add New Folder Display Name - You can enter a display name for the share folder. Share entire partition - Choose this option and then the folders contained in this partition will all be shared.

  • Page 194

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router can access FTP Server while Guest has read-only access to Storage Sharing and cannot access FTP Server. Figure 7-23 User Account Management Only Administrator can use a Web browser to transfer the files from a PC to the Writable shared volume on the USB drive.

  • Page 195

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Save - You can click the Save button to save your settings. Back - You can click the Back button to discard the settings and just go to the media server configuration page.

  • Page 196

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 7-26 Diagnostic Tools Diagnostic Tool - Check the radio button to select one diagnostic tool. • Ping - This diagnostic tool troubleshoots connectivity, reachability, and name resolution to a given host or gateway.

  • Page 197

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Traceroute Max TTL - The max number of hops for a Traceroute connection. The default is Click Start to check the connectivity of the Internet. The Diagnostic Results page displays the result of diagnosis.

  • Page 198

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

  • Page 199

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 7-30 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 locate the update file for the Router, or enter the exact path to the Setting file in the text box.

  • Page 200

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 7.9.6 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 7-32. Figure 7-32 Password...

  • Page 201

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 7.9.7 System Log Choose menu “System Tools → System Log”, and then you can view the logs of the Router. Figure 7-33 System Log Refresh - Refresh the page to show the latest log list.

  • Page 202: Chapter 8.   Configuration For Wisp Client Router Mode, Login, Status

    Chapter 8. Configuration for WISP Client Router Mode This chapter will show each Web page's key functions and the configuration way for WISP Client Router Mode of TL-WR710N. 8.1 Login After your successful login, you can configure and manage the device. There are main menus on the left of the web-based utility.

  • Page 203

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 8-2 Status Firmware Version - The version information of the Router’s firmware. Hardware Version - The version information of the Router’s hardware. LAN - This field displays the current settings or information for the LAN, you can configure them in the Network >...

  • Page 204

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router • MAC Address - The physical address of the Router, as seen from the LAN. • IP Address - The LAN IP address of the Router. • Subnet Mask - The subnet mask associated with LAN IP address.

  • Page 205

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router • Subnet Mask - The subnet mask associated with the WAN IP Address. Click the Release to delete the network parameters, and click the Renew button to obtaining network parameters. Traffic Statistics - The Router’s traffic statistics.

  • Page 206

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router WISP Client Router - In this mode, the device enables multiple users to share Internet connection from WISP. 8.5 Network Figure 8-4 The Network menu There are three submenus under the Network menu (shown in Figure 8-4): WAN, MAC Clone and LAN.

  • Page 207

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 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 208

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 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 209

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket 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 to connect to the local area network provided by ISP.

  • Page 210

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 8-8 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 211

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router WAN – BigPond Cable Figure 8-9 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 212

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router after a specified inactivity period and re-established when you attempt to access the Internet again. Click the Connect button to connect immediately. Click the Disconnect button to disconnect immediately. Caution: Sometimes the connection cannot be terminated although you specify a time to Max Idle Time because some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the background.

  • Page 213

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Connect on Demand - You can configure the Router to disconnect from your Internet connection after a specified period of inactivity (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.

  • Page 214

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 8-11 WAN – PPTP/Russia 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 215

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Idle Time field. 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, check the radio button.

  • Page 216

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Click the Save button to save your settings. Note: 1. Only the PC on your LAN can use the MAC Address Clone function. 2. If you change WAN MAC Address when the WAN connection is PPPoE, it will not take effect until the connection is re-established.

  • Page 217

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 8.6 Wireless Figure 8-14 Wireless menu There are five submenus under the Wireless menu (shown in Figure 8-14): 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.

  • Page 218

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router WPA-PSK/WPA2-Personal - It’s the WPA/WPA2 authentication type based on pre-shared passphrase. • Version - you can choose the version of the WPA-PSK security on the drop-down list. The default setting is Automatic, which can select WPA-PSK (Pre-shared key of WPA) or WPA2-PSK (Pre-shared key of WPA) automatically based on the wireless station's capability and request.

  • Page 219

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router • WEP Key Format - Hexadecimal and ASCII formats are provided here Hexadecimal format stands for any combination of hexadecimal digits (0-9, a-f, A-F) in the specified length. ASCII format stands for any combination of keyboard characters in the specified length.

  • Page 220

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 8.6.2 Wireless Security Figure 8-17 Wireless Security Disable Security - The wireless security function can be enabled or disabled. If disabled, the wireless stations will be able to connect the Router without encryption. But it’s strongly recommended to choose one of the following modes to enable security.

  • Page 221

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 8-18 WPA /WPA2-Enterprise - It’s based on Radius Server. • Version - you can choose the version of the WPA security from the pull-down list. The default setting is Automatic, which can select WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) or WPA2 (WPA version 2) automatically based on the wireless station's capability and request.

  • Page 222

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 152-bit - You can enter 32 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9, a-f, A-F, zero key is not promoted) or 16 ASCII characters. Note: If you do not set the key, the wireless security function is still disabled even if you have selected Shared Key as Authentication Type.

  • Page 223

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router To add or modify a MAC Address Filtering entry, follow these instructions: Enter the appropriate MAC Address into the MAC Address field. The format of the MAC Address XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX hexadecimal digit). example: 00-0A-EB-B0-00-0B.

  • Page 224

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 8-21 Filtering Rules 8.6.4 Wireless Advanced Choose menu “Wireless → Wireless Advanced”, and then you can configure the advanced settings of your wireless network. Figure 8-22 Wireless Advanced Transmit Power - Here you can specify the transmit power of Router. You can select High, Middle or Low which you would like.

  • Page 225

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router broadcast and multicast messages. When the Router has buffered broadcast or multicast messages for associated clients, it sends the next DTIM with a DTIM Interval value. You can specify the value between 1-255 Beacon Intervals. The default value is 1, which indicates the DTIM Interval is the same as Beacon Interval.

  • Page 226

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router You cannot change any of the values on this page. To update this page and to show the current connected wireless stations, click on the Refresh button. If the numbers of connected wireless stations go beyond one page, click the Next button to go to the next page and click the Previous button to return the previous page.

  • Page 227

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Start IP Address - Specify an IP address for the DHCP Server to start with when assigning IP addresses. 192.168.0.100 is the default start address. End IP Address - Specify an IP address for the DHCP Server to end with when assigning IP addresses.

  • Page 228

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router You cannot change any of the values on this page. To update this page and to show the current attached devices, click the Refresh button. 8.7.3 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 8-27).When you specify a reserved IP...

  • Page 229

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router To modify or delete an existing entry: Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. If you want to delete the entry, click the Delete. Modify the information. Click the Save button.

  • Page 230

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Volume - The volume name of the USB drive the users have access to. Volume 1-8 is mapping to USB port1, and Volume 9-16 is mapping to USB port2. Capacity - The storage capacity of the USB driver.

  • Page 231

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router To unplug the USB drive, click Eject Disk button first. Simply pulling USB drive out of the USB port can cause damage to the device and loss of data. Mounted volumes of each USB port are subject to the 8-volume limit. So you cannot access more than 8 volumes on the USB storage device.

  • Page 232

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 2. Click the Start button to start the media server, and then the screen will appear as shown in Figure 8-34. Figure 8-34 Media Server Setting 3. Click the Add share folder button to specify a folder as the search path of media server. The screen will then appear as shown in Figure 8-35.

  • Page 233

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Back - Click this button to discard the settings and just go to the media server configuration page. 4. Click the Scan All button to scan all the share folders immediately. You can also select the Auto-scan, at same time, select an auto scan interval time by drop-down list.

  • Page 234

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 8-37 Add or Modify User Account User Name - Type the user name that you want to give access to the USB drive. The user name must be composed of alphanumeric symbols not exceeding 15 characters in length.

  • Page 235

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router There are four submenus under the Forwarding menu (shown in Figure 8-38): Virtual Servers, Port Triggering, DMZ and UPnP. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.

  • Page 236

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Select the protocol used for this application, either TCP, UDP, or All. Select the Enable to enable the virtual server. Click the Save button. Figure 8-40 Add or Modify a Virtual Server Entry...

  • Page 237

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router with a pure NAT Router. Port Triggering is used for some of these applications that can work with an NAT Router. Figure 8-41 Port Triggering Once the Router is configured, the operation is as follows: 1.

  • Page 238

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Select the protocol used for Incoming Ports from the Incoming Protocol drop-down list, either TCP or UDP, or All. Select Enable in Status field. Click the Save button to save the new rule.

  • Page 239

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 8-43 DMZ To assign a computer or server to be a DMZ server: Check the Enable radio button. Enter the IP Address of a local host in the DMZ Host IP Address field.

  • Page 240: Basic Security, Security

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router • Status - The status of the port is displayed here. “Enabled” means that the port is still active. Otherwise, the port is inactive. Click Refresh to update the Current UPnP Settings List.

  • Page 241

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router traffic passing through the session conforms to the protocol. SPI Firewall is enabled by factory default. If you want all the computers on the LAN exposed to the outside world, you can disable it.

  • Page 242

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 8-47 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.

  • Page 243

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Enable TCP-SYN-FLOOD Attack Filtering - Enable or Disable the TCP-SYN-FLOOD Attack Filtering. TCP-SYN-FLOOD Packets Threshold (5~3600) - The default value is 50. Enter a value between 5 ~ 3600. When the current TCP-SYN-FLOOD Packets numbers is beyond the set value, the Router will startup the blocking function immediately.

  • Page 244

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router use the password to browse the built-in web pages to perform Administrator tasks while all the others will be blocked. After click the Add button, your PC's MAC Address will be placed in the list above.

  • Page 245

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 8.11 Parental Control Choose menu “Parental Control”, and you can configure the parental control in the screen as shown in Figure 8-50. The Parental Control function can be used to control the internet activities of the child, limit the child to access certain websites and restrict the time of surfing.

  • Page 246

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 4. Enter the allowed domain name of the website, either the full name or the keywords (e.g. google) in the Allowed Domain Name field. Any domain name with keywords in it (e.g.www.google.com) will be allowed.

  • Page 247: Rule, Access Control

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Click “Access Restriction → 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 248

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 8-54 Access Control Rule Management Enable Internet Access Restriction - Select the check box to enable the Internet Access Restriction function, so the Default Filter Policy can take effect. Rule Name - Here displays the name of the rule and this name is unique.

  • Page 249

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router In the Action field, select Deny or Allow. In the Status field, 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.

  • Page 250

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router In Rule Name field, create a name for the rule. Note that this name should be unique, for example Rule_1. In Host field, select Host_1. In Target field, select Target_1. In Schedule field, select Schedule_1.

  • Page 251

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 2) In LAN IP Address field, enter the IP address. If you select MAC Address, the screen shown is Figure 8-59. 1) In Host Description field, create a unique description for the host (e.g. Host_1).

  • Page 252

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 8-60 Host Settings 8.12.3 Target Choose menu “Access Control → Target”, you can view and set a Target list in the screen as shown in Figure 4-65. The target list is necessary for the Access Restriction Rule.

  • Page 253

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket 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 (e.g.www.google.com) will be blocked or allowed. You can enter 4 domain names.

  • Page 254

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Then you will go back to the Target Settings page and see the following list, Figure 8-64 Target Settings 8.12.4 Schedule Choose menu “Access Control → Schedule”, you can view and set a Schedule list in the next screen as shown in Figure 8-65.

  • Page 255

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Click the Next button to go to the next page, or click the Previous button return to the previous page. Figure 8-66 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...

  • Page 256: Static Routing List, Advanced Routing

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 8.13 Advanced Routing Figure 8-68 The Advanced Routing Menu There are two submenus under the Network menu (shown in Figure 4-72): Static Routing List and System Routing Table. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.

  • Page 257

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Subnet Mask - The Subnet Mask determines which portion of an IP Address is the network portion, and which portion is the host portion. Default Gateway - This is the IP Address of the gateway device that allows for contact between the Router and the network or host.

  • Page 258: Control Settings, Bandwidth Control, Rule List

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 8.14 Bandwidth Control Figure 8-72 The Bandwidth Control menu There are two submenus under the Bandwidth Control menu as shown in Figure 8-72. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below.

  • Page 259

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 8-74 Bandwidth Control Rule List Description - This is the information about the rules such as address range. Egress Bandwidth - This field displays the max and mix upload bandwidth through the WAN port, the default is 0.

  • Page 260: Binding Setting, Ip & Mac Binding

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Egress Bandwidth - The max and the min upload speed which through the WAN port, default number is 0. Ingress Bandwidth - The max and the min download speed through the WAN port, default number is 0.

  • Page 261

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router When you want to add or modify an IP & MAC Binding entry, you can click the Add New button or Modify button, and then you will go to the next page. This page is used for adding or modifying an IP &...

  • Page 262: Dynamic Dns, Arp List

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries. 8.15.2 ARP List To manage the computer, you could observe the computers in the LAN by checking the relationship of MAC address and IP address on the ARP list, and you could configure the items on the ARP list also.

  • Page 263: Comexe.cn Ddns, No-ip Ddns

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router name no matter what your IP address is. Before using this feature, you need to sign up for DDNS service providers such as www.no-ip.com, www.comexe.cn, or www.dyndns.org. The Dynamic DNS client service provider will give you a password or key.

  • Page 264

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 8-82 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 265

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 8-83 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 266

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Statistics. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below. 8.17.1 Time Settings You can set time manually or get GMT from the Internet for the router on this page: Figure 8-85 Time Settings Time Zone - Select your local time zone from this pull-down list.

  • Page 267

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router The router will obtain GMT automatically from Internet if it has already connected to Internet. 8.17.2 Diagnostic Choose menu “System Tools → Diagnostic”, you can transact Ping or Traceroute function to check connectivity of your network in the following screen.

  • Page 268

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Ping Timeout - Set the waiting time for the reply of each Ping packet. If there is no reply in the specified time, the connection is overtime. Traceroute Max TTL - The max number of hops for a Traceroute connection.

  • Page 269

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Note: When you upgrade the router's firmware, you will lose current configuration settings, so make sure you backup the router’s settings before you upgrade its firmware. Make sure that your computer is connected to the Internet through the cable when you upgrade the firmware.

  • Page 270

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 8.17.5 Backup & Restore This page allows you to save current configuration of router as backup or restore the configuration file you saved before. Figure 8-90 Backup & Restore Configuration Click the Backup button to save all configuration settings as a backup file in your local computer.

  • Page 271

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Upgrade the firmware of the router (system will reboot automatically). Restore the router's settings to factory default (system will reboot automatically). 8.17.7 Password This page allows you to change the factory default user name and password of the router.

  • Page 272

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router 8.17.8 System Log This page allows you to query the logs of the router. Figure 8-93 System Log Refresh - Refresh the page to show the latest log list. Save Log - Click to save all the logs in a txt file.

  • Page 273

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure 8-94 Statistics Current Statistics Status - Enable or Disable. The default value is disabled. To enable, click the Enable button. If disabled, the function of DoS protection in Security settings will be ineffective.

  • Page 274: Appendix A: Faq

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Appendix A: FAQ How do I configure the Router to access the Internet by ADSL users? First, configure the ADSL Modem configured in RFC1483 bridge model. Connect the Ethernet cable from your ADSL Modem to the WAN port on the Router. The telephone cord plugs into the Line port of the ADSL Modem.

  • Page 275

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router How do I configure the Router to access the Internet by Ethernet users? Log in to the Router, click the “Network” menu on the left of your browser, and click "WAN" submenu. On the WAN page, select “Dynamic IP” for "WAN Connection Type", finish by clicking Save.

  • Page 276

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket 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 277

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router To change the WEB management port number: Log in to the Router, click the “Security” menu on the left of your browser, and click "Remote Management" submenu. On the "Remote Management" page, type a port number except 80, such as 88, into the "Web Management Port"...

  • Page 278

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure A-9 Add or Modify a Virtual server Entry The wireless stations cannot connect to the Router. Make sure the "Enable Wireless Router Radio" is checked. Make sure that the wireless stations' SSID accord with the Router's SSID.

  • Page 279: Appendix B: Configuring The Pc

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Appendix B: Configuring the PC In this section, we’ll introduce how to install and configure the TCP/IP correctly in Windows XP. First make sure your Ethernet Adapter is working, refer to the adapter’s manual if necessary.

  • Page 280

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure B-0-2 The following TCP/IP Properties window will display and the IP Address tab is open on this window by default. Select Obtain an IP address automatically, Choose Obtain DNS server automatically, as...

  • Page 281

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Figure B-0-3 Note: For Windows 98 OS or before, the PC and Router may need to be restarted. Click OK to keep your settings. - 267 -...

  • Page 282: Appendix C: Specifications

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router Appendix C: Specifications General Standards IEEE 802.11n, 802.11b, 802.11g Protocols TCP/IP, PPPoE, DHCP, ICMP, NAT, SNTP One 10/100Mbps LAN/WAN port Port One 10/100Mbps LAN port 10BASE-T: UTP category 3, 4, 5 cable (maximum 100m) EIA/TIA-568 100Ω...

  • Page 283: Appendix D: Glossary

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket 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 284

    TL-WR710N 150Mbps Wireless N Mini Pocket Router PPPoE (Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet) - PPPoE is a protocol for connecting remote hosts to the Internet over an always-on connection by simulating a dial-up connection. SSID - A Service Set Identification is a thirty-two character (maximum) alphanumeric key identifying a wireless local area network.

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