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Archer VR600v

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AC1600-VoIP-WLAN-DSL-Router
REV1.0.0
1910011753

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  • Page 1: User Guide

    Archer VR600v User Guide AC1600-VoIP-WLAN-DSL-Router REV1.0.0 1910011753...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents About This Guide Chapter 1 Get to Know About Your Modem Router 1. 1. Product Overview ............3 1.
  • Page 3 5. 5. Telephony Devices Management ......... . 27 5.
  • Page 4 10. 1. Create a Network for Guests ..........75 10.
  • Page 5 13. 4. Change the Administrator Account ........110 13.
  • Page 6: About This Guide

    • The Quick Installation Guide (QIG) can be found where you find this guide or inside the package of the router. • Specifications can be found on the product page at http://www.tp-link.com. • A Technical Support Forum is provided for you to discuss our products at http://forum.
  • Page 7: Chapter 1 Get To Know About Your Modem Router

    Chapter Get to Know About Your Modem Router This chapter introduces what the modem router can do and shows its appearance. This chapter contains the following sections: • Product Overview • Product Appearance...
  • Page 8: Product Overview

    Chapter 1 Get to Know About Your Modem Router Product Overview TP-LINK’s Modem Router is a combined wired/wireless network connection device with integrated wireless router and DSL modem, reducing hassle of configuration and saving space. With DSL, WAN, and USB ports, the modem router is compatible with DSL connections, fiber/cable access and 3G/4G USB dongles.
  • Page 9 Chapter 1 Get to Know About Your Modem Router Indication Name Status System initialization complete. System initializing or firmware upgrading is in process. Do not Flashing disconnect or power off the modem router. Power Power is off. Please ensure that the power adapter is connected correctly.
  • Page 10: Ports

    Chapter 1 Get to Know About Your Modem Router 1 2 2 Ports The modem router’s back panel and side panel show the connection ports and antennas. Refer to the following for detailed instructions. Description Item For connecting your analog phone to the modem router. Connect your analog phones to the TAE ports on the side panel or RJ11 ports on the back FON1/FON2 panel.
  • Page 11: Buttons

    Chapter 1 Get to Know About Your Modem Router 1 2 3 Buttons LED On/Off The modem router’s side panel and top panel show buttons. Refer to the following for detailed instructions. Description Button Power On/Off The switch for the power. Press it to power on or off the modem router. Use a pin to press and hold the button for about 8 seconds until all LEDs turn Reset back on momentarily, then release the button...
  • Page 12: Chapter 2 Connect The Hardware

    Chapter Connect the Hardware This chapter contains the following sections: • Position Your Modem Router • Connect Your Modem Router...
  • Page 13: Position Your Modem Router

    Chapter 2 Connect the Hardware Position Your Modem Router With the modem router, you can access your network from anywhere within the wireless network coverage. However, the wireless signal strength and coverage vary depending on the actual environment of your modem router. Many obstacles may limit the range of the wireless signal, for example, concrete structures or thick walls.
  • Page 14 Chapter 2 Connect the Hardware Connect your computer to the modem router. Method 1: Wired Connect your computer’s Ethernet port to a LAN port on the modem router via an Ethernet cable. Method 2: Wireless Connect wirelessly by using the default SSID (Wireless Network Name) and Wireless Password printed on the product label of the modem router.
  • Page 15: Log Into Your Modem Router

    Chapter Log into Your Modem Router...
  • Page 16: Log Into Modem Router

    Chapter 3 Log into Your Modem Router With a web management page, it is easy to configure and manage the modem router. The web management page can be used on any Windows, Macintosh or UNIX OS with a Web browser, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Apple Safari. Follow the steps below to log into your modem router.
  • Page 17: Chapter 4 Set Up Internet Connections

    Chapter Set Up Internet Connections This chapter introduces how to connect your modem router to the Internet. The modem router is equipped with a web-based Quick Setup wizard. It has many ISP information built in, automates many of the steps and verifies that those steps have been successfully completed.
  • Page 18: Use Quick Setup Wizard

    Chapter 4 Set Up Internet Connections Use Quick Setup Wizard To set up your modem router with several easy steps quickly: Visit http://tplinkmodem.net, and log in with the password you set for the modem router. Follow the step-by-step instructions of the Quick Setup to complete the initial configuration.
  • Page 19: Test Internet Connectivity

    Chapter 4 Set Up Internet Connections Test Internet Connectivity After manually setting up the Internet connection, you need to test the Internet connectivity. The modem router provides a diagnostic tool to help you locate the malfunction. Visit http://tplinkmodem.net, and log in with the password you set for the modem router.
  • Page 20: More Operation Modes

    Chapter 4 Set Up Internet Connections Select your WAN Interface Name (Status should be Connected) and click the (Edit) icon. Scroll down the page, enable IPv6, and configure the IPv6 parameters. Addressing Type: Consult your ISP for the addressing type, DHCPv6 or SLAAC. SLAAC is the most commonly used addressing type.
  • Page 21: G/4G Router Mode

    Chapter 4 Set Up Internet Connections the power adapter and turn on the modem router. If you connect an existing modem, reboot it to get the modem router connected to the Internet. Connect your computer to the modem router. For details, refer to Connect Your Modem Router.
  • Page 22 Chapter 4 Set Up Internet Connections the 3G/4G network when the original network service fails. For detailed instructions, refer to As a Backup Solution for Internet Access. • As the only way to access the Internet Use this way if wired Internet access is not available and you can only use the 3G/4G network to access the Internet.
  • Page 23: Chapter 5 Voip

    Chapter VoIP This chapter guides you on how to make telephone calls via Internet. • Connecting the Telephone • DECT • Entering Telephone Information • Telephone Book • Telephony Devices Management • Call Log Calling via Which Number • • Call Blocks •...
  • Page 24: Connecting The Telephone

    Chapter 5 VoIP Connecting the Telephone Connect your telephone to the TAE ports on the side panel or RJ11 ports on the back panel. Please note that you can only connect to two ports (one to a FON 1 and the other to a FON 2) at most.
  • Page 25: Configuring Dect Settings

    Chapter 5 VoIP Enter the PIN (Default: 0000) on the DECT handset if required. Notes: 1. Up to six DECT handsets can be registered on the modem router. 2. If you press the DECT button for more than 4 seconds, and the Phone LED still does not light, release the button and try again.
  • Page 26: Entering Telephone Information

    Chapter 5 VoIP Enable DECT. code is needed when registering your cordless phone. The default is 0000. Change it by entering a new one. Reduce DECT field strength: Check the box to enable this function. In this mode, base transmit power will be decreased. Then the DECT Handset will have signal within a small distance.
  • Page 27 Chapter 5 VoIP Click and you will see the following screen. Choose your Telephony Provider and enter the necessary information as required, and click Save to make the settings effective. If your telephony provider is not listed here, choose Other provider, enter the information as required, and click Save...
  • Page 28 Chapter 5 VoIP Phone Number: The number you use to dial and answer. Registrar Address: Usually a domain name, if not, an IP address. Authentication ID Password: Not necessary information, but if you have, fill them Advanced: Click to have more configuration. To have more configuration on telephony settings Click Advanced...
  • Page 29 Chapter 5 VoIP Bound Interface: Bound Interface decides where to send/receive the VoIP traffic. An easy way to select the interface is to check the location of the SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) server. If it locates somewhere on the Internet then select Any_WAN. If it is on the local network, select LAN.
  • Page 30: Telephone Book

    Chapter 5 VoIP • In-band: If it is selected, the modem router will send the DTMF tone as audio directly when you press the keypad on the phone. Registry Expiration Time: Expiration time for the registration message sending. Registration Retry Interval: Set the time duration for your SIP Registrar server to keep your registration record.
  • Page 31: Emergency Calls

    Chapter 5 VoIP You can set speed dial number for certain numbers. Speed dial function allows you to reach the desired party by dialing the reduced number of keys rather than a long phone number. Click to save the settings. 5 4 2 Emergency Calls I want to:...
  • Page 32: Telephony Devices Management

    Chapter 5 VoIP 3 Enable Emergency Number. No Operation Time: Set how long should the telephone wait before the first number is automatically dialed). Emergency Number: Set the number to be automatically reached. If more than one number is set, the modem router will automatically call the next one if the previous is not answered.
  • Page 33 Chapter 5 VoIP 3 Click to manage your telephony devices. Device Name: Name the telephone device here. Number for Outgoing Calls: Assign an outgoing number for this phone. Number for Incoming Calls: Tick the incoming number for this phone. VAD Support: VAD (Voice Activation Detection) prevents transmitting the silence packets to consume the bandwidth.
  • Page 34: Call Log

    Chapter 5 VoIP Done! Now your telephony devices are bound to different incoming call numbers and outgoing call numbers. Tips: Internal number showed on the table are used to make calls between telephony devices connected to the same modem router. It is preset and cannot be changed. Call Log I want to: Have a call list recording detailed information of incoming calls...
  • Page 35: Call Blocks

    Chapter 5 VoIP 3 Click to set call rules. 4 Choose “Long Distance” in Call Type or Prefix. Prefixes and call types can vary according to your own circumstances. 5 In Number for Outgoing Calls, choose the number that has low charge in making long distance calls.
  • Page 36: Do Not Disturb

    Chapter 5 VoIP 5 8 1 Do Not Disturb Have no telephone ring at a certain period of time. I want to: How can I 1 Visit http://tplinkmodem.net, and log in with the password you set for the router. do that? 2 Go to Advanced >...
  • Page 37: Prevent From Dialing

    Chapter 5 VoIP 3 Click under Incoming Calls. 4 Choose to block a specific number or anonymous calls. 5 Click to make the settings effective. Done! From now on, these calls are all automatically blocked by your modem router. 5 8 3 Prevent from Dialing Prevent my modem router from dialing a certain type of I want to:...
  • Page 38: Forwarding Calls

    Chapter 5 VoIP In addition: Number type may vary according to your circumstances. You can also set prefix by choosing Calls with Specific Number Prefix. When a prefix is set, all numbers with this prefix is prevented from being called. Forwarding Calls I want to: Forward some incoming calls to a designated telephone...
  • Page 39: Call Through

    Chapter 5 VoIP Select the incoming calls to be forwarded: Choose to forward which call or call type. Destination Telephone Number: Set the destination where calls should be forwarded. Forward the Calls via: Choose via which phone number the calls will be forwarded. Call Forward Condition: Choose the forwarding type (Unconditional or No Answer) of the entry.
  • Page 40 Chapter 5 VoIP is aboard. I can call the friend using my mobile phone of course, but that would cost a huge sum. Meantime, my telephone number has a low charge in making international calls. So it would be great if I can call the friend using my mobile phone and my telephone number.
  • Page 41: Tpphone

    Chapter 5 VoIP 3 Dial the number of your friend. 4 At this time, your friend will receive a call from the outgoing number your selected in step 5. You can talk to your friend from your mobile phone. 5 11 tpPhone tpPhone is an App allowing you to make and receive calls through VoIP modem router.
  • Page 42 Chapter 5 VoIP 3 Enable Voice Mail. Remote Access Voice Mail: You can access your voice mail remotely. For the security of your voice mails, this function is disabled by default. This option is available only when you have created a new Remote Access PIN in this page. 5 Set the “No answer“...
  • Page 43 Chapter 5 VoIP There are three ways to listen to these voice mails. • Click on the table to listen. • Press *20 on the telephone keyboard to listen. • Dial the number of your telephone, press * when you hear the greeting and follow the voice prompt to enter the Remote Access PIN to listen.
  • Page 44: Chapter 6 Bandwidth Control

    Chapter Bandwidth Control The Bandwidth Control feature is used to fully utilize your limited bandwidth and optimize the load respectively. With this feature enabled, you can assign a specific minimum or maximum bandwidth for each computer, thus minimizing the impact caused by heavy load.
  • Page 45 Chapter 6 Bandwidth Control I want to: Use an independent bandwidth and enjoy a good Internet experience without being affected by other users who are sharing the same router. example, my roommate and I share 512Kbps Upstream Bandwidth and 4Mbps Downstream Bandwidth via this router, she likes to watch live show and play online games, which may take up much bandwidth.
  • Page 46 Chapter 6 Bandwidth Control IP Range: Enter the IP address. The field can be single IP address or IP address range according to your demands. When you configure the single IP address, the computer with this IP address will get independent given bandwidth.
  • Page 47 Chapter 6 Bandwidth Control Done! Now you and your roommate have an independent bandwidth.
  • Page 48: Network Security

    Chapter Network Security This chapter guides you on how to protect your home network from unauthorized users by implementing these three network security functions. You can block or allow specific client devices to access your wireless network using MAC Filtering, or using Access Control for wired and wireless networks, or you can prevent ARP spoofing and ARP attacks by using IP &...
  • Page 49: Mac Filtering

    Chapter 7 Network Security MAC Filtering This function exploits the uniqueness of the MAC (Medium Access Control) address, a unique 12-digit hexadecimal address (for example, D8:5D:4C:B4:46:EA) of every network device, to determine if the device can or cannot access your wireless network. I want to: Prevent unauthorized users from accessing my wireless network by utilizing the network device’s MAC address.
  • Page 50: Access Control

    Chapter 7 Network Security 3 Select the filtering rule to either block (recommended) or allow the device(s) in the list. To block/allow specific device(s) 1 ) Select Block wireless access from the devices in the list below Allow wireless access only from the devices in the list below and click Save.
  • Page 51 Chapter 7 Network Security 3 Select the access mode to either block (recommended) or allow the device(s) in the list. To block specific device(s) 1 ) Select Blacklist and click Save. 2 ) Select the device(s) to be blocked in the Devices Online table.
  • Page 52: Ip & Mac Binding

    Chapter 7 Network Security 3 ) Enter the Device Name MAC Address (You can copy and paste the information from Devices Online table if the device is connected to your network). 4 ) Click OK. Done! Now you can block or allow specific client devices to access your network (via wired or wireless) using the Blacklist or Whitelist.
  • Page 53 Chapter 7 Network Security 1 ) Click Add. 2 ) Enter the MAC address IP address that you want to bind. 3 ) Select the check box to enable the entry and click OK. Done! Now you don’t need to worry about ARP spoofing and ARP attacks.
  • Page 54: Chapter 8 Usb Settings

    Chapter USB Settings This chapter describes how to share and access USB devices connected to the modem router among different clients. The modem router supports USB external flash drives, hard drives and USB printers. This chapter contains the following sections: •...
  • Page 55: Local Storage Sharing

    Chapter 8 USB Settings Local Storage Sharing Share your USB storage devices with different users on the network. 8 1 1 Access the USB Disk Connect Your USB Disk Insert your USB storage device into the modem router’s USB port directly or using a USB cable.
  • Page 56 Chapter 8 USB Settings ¾ Method 2: Open the Windows Explorer (or go to Computer) and type the server address \\tplinkmodem.net ftp://tplinkmodem.net in the address bar, then press Enter. Windows computer 1 ) Select > Connect to Server 2 ) Type the server address smb://tplinkmodem.net 3 ) Click Connect...
  • Page 57: Customize Your Settings

    Chapter 8 USB Settings 8 1 2 Customize Your Settings ¾ To Only Share Specific Content By default, Share All is enabled so all content on the USB disk is shared. If you want to only share specific folders, follow the steps below: Visit http://tplinkmodem.net, then log in with the password you set for the modem router.
  • Page 58 Chapter 8 USB Settings Tips: The modem router can share eight volumes at most. You can click on the page to detach the corresponding volume you do not need to share. ¾ To Set up Authentication for Data Security If you enable Authentication, network clients will be required to enter the username and password you set when accessing the USB disk.
  • Page 59 Chapter 8 USB Settings • Share All is disabled, enable Authentication for specific folders. Note: Due to Windows credential mechanism, you might be unable to access the USB disk after changing Authentication settings. Please log out from the Windows and try to access again. Or you can change the address of the USB disk by referring to To Customize the Address of the USB Disk.
  • Page 60: Remote Access Via Ftp Server

    Chapter 8 USB Settings Now you can access the USB disk by visiting \\MyShare (for Windows) or smb:// MyShare (for Mac). Remote Access via FTP Server You can access your USB disk outside the local area network. For example: • Share photos and other large files with your friends without logging in to (and paying for) a photo-sharing site or email system.
  • Page 61 Chapter 8 USB Settings Enable Authentication for Data Security It is strongly recommended that you set and apply a sharing account for data security. 1 ) Visit http://tplinkmodem.net, then log in with the password you set for the modem router. 2 ) Select Advanced >...
  • Page 62 Chapter 8 USB Settings Note: Due to Windows credential mechanism, you might be unable to access the USB disk after changing Authentication settings. Please log out from the Windows and try to access again. Enable the FTP (via Internet) Select the check box to enable FTP(via Internet), then click Save.
  • Page 63: Customize Your Settings

    Chapter 8 USB Settings 1 ) Open the Windows Explorer (or go to Computer, only for Windows users) or open a web browser. 2 ) Type the server address in the address bar: Type in ftp://<WAN IP address of the modem router>:<port number>...
  • Page 64: Media Sharing

    Chapter 8 USB Settings Select the Volume Name Folder Path, then specify the Folder Name as you like. Tick Enable Authentication. If you allow network clients to modify this folder, tick Enable Write Access. Click OK. Tips: The modem router can share eight volumes at most. You can click on the page to detach the corresponding volume you do not need to share.
  • Page 65: Access The Usb Disk

    Chapter 8 USB Settings 8 3 1 Access the USB Disk Connect Your USB Disk Insert your USB storage device into the modem router’s USB port directly or using a USB cable. Wait several seconds until the USB LED becomes solid on. Tips: •...
  • Page 66: Customize Your Settings

    Chapter 8 USB Settings • Use a third-party DLNA-supported player. 8 3 2 Customize Your Settings ¾ To Only Share Specific Content By default, Share All is enabled so all content on the USB disk is shared. If you want to only share specific folders, follow the steps below: Visit http://tplinkmodem.net, then log in with the password you set for the modem router.
  • Page 67: Printer Sharing

    Note: Printers unlisted on this page may be incompatible with the modem router: http://www.tp-link.com/common/compatible/print-server/. Install the Driver of the Printer Make sure you have installed the driver of the printer on each computer that needs printer service.
  • Page 68 Cable a printer to the USB port with the USB cable. Wait several seconds until the USB LED becomes solid on. Install the TP-LINK USB Printer Controller Utility TP-LINK USB Printer Controller Utility helps you access the shared printer. Download and Install the utility on each computer that needs printer service. 1 ) Visit http://www.tp-link.com/app/usb/.
  • Page 69 Chapter 8 USB Settings 3 ) Click the Auto-Connect for printing tab to pull down a list, then select Set Auto- Connect Printer. Windows 4 ) Select the printer you share, then click Apply.
  • Page 70 Chapter 8 USB Settings Windows 5 ) You will see the printer marked as Auto-Connect Printer. Now you can print with this printer.
  • Page 71: 3G/4G Settings

    Windows Tips: The Print Server also allows different clients to share the scan feature of MFPs (Multi-Function Printers). To scan with TP-LINK USB Printer Controller, right-click the printer and select Network Scanner. Then, a scanning window will pop up. Finish the scanning process by following on-screen instructions.
  • Page 72: As The Only Way To Access The Internet

    Note: The 3G/4G USB modem will not be identified if it is incompatible with the modem router. Find the 3G/4G Compatibility List on the web page: http://www.tp-link.com/en/comp-list.html. If your USB modem is incompatible, contact our technical support. Verify that the modem router has correctly recognized your Mobile ISP.
  • Page 73 Note: If your 3G/4G USB modem is incompatible with the modem router, it will not be identified. Find the 3G/4G Compatibility List on the web page: http://www.tp-link.com/en/comp-list.html. If your USB modem is incompatible, contact our technical support. Verify that the modem router has correctly recognized your Mobile ISP.
  • Page 74 Chapter 8 USB Settings • If you choose Connect on demand, the network will automatically turn off when there is no Internet request in Max Idle Time, and turn on again when you try to connect to the Internet. Click Advanced to have more configurations if needed.
  • Page 75: Parental Controls

    Chapter Parental Controls This function allows you to block inappropriate, explicit and malicious websites, and control access to specified websites at specified time.
  • Page 76 Internet. example, I want to allow my children’s devices (e.g. a computer or a tablet) to access only www.tp-link.com and Wikipedia.org from 18:00 (6PM) to 22:00 (10PM) on weekdays and not other time.
  • Page 77 Chapter 9 Parental Controls 4 Click View Existing Devices, and select the device to be controlled. Or, enter the Device Name MAC Address manually. 5 Click the icon to set the Effective Time. Drag the cursor over the appropriate cell(s) and click OK. 6 Enter a Description for the entry.
  • Page 78 Blacklist and Whitelist. Below are some sample entries to allow access. 1 ) Enter a web address (e.g. www.tp-link.com) or a web address keyword (e.g. wikipedia) to only allow or block access to the websites containing that keyword.
  • Page 79: Chapter 10 Guest Network

    Chapter Guest Network This function allows you to provide Wi-Fi access for guests without disclosing your main network. When you have guests in your house, apartment, or workplace, you can create a guest network for them. In addition, you can assign network authorities and bandwidth for guests to ensure network security, privacy, and fluency.
  • Page 80: Create A Network For Guests

    Chapter 10 Guest Network 10 1 Create a Network for Guests Visit http://tplinkmodem.net, and log in with the password you set for the modem router. Go to Advanced > Guest Network. Locate the Wireless section. Create a 2.4GHz or 5GHz guest network according to your needs. 1 ) Enable 2.4GHz or 5GHz guest network.
  • Page 81 Chapter 10 Guest Network Assign network authorities and bandwidth according to your needs. Note: Some modem routers may not offer some of these guest network options. • Allow guests to see each other Select this check box to allow the clients in your guest network to access each other. •...
  • Page 82: Chapter 11 Nat Forwarding

    Internet to initiatively communicate with the devices in the local network, thus to realize some special functions. TP-LINK modem router includes four forwarding rules. If two or more rules are set, the priority of implementation from high to low is Virtual Servers, Port Triggering, UPnP and DMZ.
  • Page 83: Share Local Resources In The Internet By Virtual Server

    Chapter 11 NAT Forwarding 11 1 Share Local Resources in the Internet by Virtual Server When you build up a server in the local network and want to share it on the Internet, Virtual Server can realize the service and provide it to the Internet users. At the same time virtual server can keep the local network safe as other services are still invisible from the Internet.
  • Page 84: Open Ports Dynamically By Port Triggering

    Chapter 11 NAT Forwarding 4 Click View Existing Services, and choose HTTP. The external port, internal port and protocol will be automatically filled with contents. Enter the PC’s IP address 192.168.1.100 in the Internal IP field. 5 Click to save the settings. Tips: 1.
  • Page 85: Free Applications From Port Restriction By Dmz

    Chapter 11 NAT Forwarding modem router can forward them to the corresponding host. Port triggering is mainly applied to online games, VoIPs and video players. Common applications include MSN Gaming Zone, Dialpad and Quick Time 4 players, etc. Follow the steps below to configure the port triggering rules: Visit http://tplinkmodem.net, and log in with the password you set for the modem router.
  • Page 86: Make Xbox Online Games Run Smoothly By Upnp

    Chapter 11 NAT Forwarding applications, like IP camera and database software, you can set the PC to be a DMZ host. Note: DMZ is more applicable in the situation that users are not clear about which ports to open. When it is enabled, the DMZ host is totally exposed to the Internet, which may bring some potential safety hazard.
  • Page 87 Chapter 11 NAT Forwarding to use applications for multiplayer gaming, peer-to-peer connections, real-time communication (such as VoIP or telephone conference) or remote assistance, etc. Tips: 1. UPnP is enabled by default in this modem router. 2. Only the application supporting UPnP protocol can use this feature. 3.
  • Page 88: Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings

    Chapter Specify Your Network Settings This chapter introduces how to change the default settings or adjust the basic configuration of the modem router using the web management page. This chapter contains the following sections: • LAN Settings • IPv6 LAN Settings •...
  • Page 89: Lan Settings

    Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings 12 1 LAN Settings 12 1 1 Change the LAN IP Address The modem router is preset with a default LAN IP 192.168.1.1, which you can use to log in to its web management page. The LAN IP address together with the Subnet Mask also defines the subnet that the connected devices are on.
  • Page 90: Reserve Lan Ip Addresses

    Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings Follow the steps below to configure DHCP server. Visit http://tplinkmodem.net, and log in with the password you set for the modem router. Go to Advanced > Network > LAN Settings page and select IPv4. Select DHCP to enable the DHCP function and select...
  • Page 91: Ipv6 Lan Settings

    Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings permanent IP addresses, please configure Address Reservation on the router for the purpose. Follow the steps below to reserve an IP address for your device. Visit http://tplinkmodem.net, and log in with the password you set for the modem router.
  • Page 92: Configure The Dhcpv6 Server Address Type

    Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings Select IPv6 to configure IPv6 LAN parameters. 1 ) Select the RADVD address type to make the modem router assign IPv6 address prefixes to hosts. Note: Do not select the Enable RDNSS Enable ULA Prefix check boxes unless required by your ISP.
  • Page 93: Wireless Settings

    Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings 1 ) Select the DHCPv6 Server address type to make the modem router assign IPv6 addresses to hosts. 2 ) Specify the Start/End IPv6 Address for the IPv6 suffixes. The modem router will generate IPv6 addresses within the specified range. 3 ) Keep Leased Time as the default value.
  • Page 94 Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings ¾ To enable or disable the wireless function: Enable the 2.4 GHz or 5GHz Wireless Network. If you don’t want to use the wireless function, just deselect the box. If you disable the wireless function, all the wireless settings won’t be effective.
  • Page 95: Use Wps For Wireless Connection

    Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings • 802.11ac/n mixed (5Ghz): Select if you are using both 802.11ac and 802.11n wireless clients. • 802.11a/n/ac mixed (5Ghz): Select if you are using a mix of 802.11a, 802.11n and 802.11ac wireless clients. It is strongly recommended that you select 11a/n/ac mixed. Channel: Select the channel you want to use from the drop-down list.
  • Page 96 Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings Keep the default WPS status as Enabled and select the PIN Code radio button. Enter the client device’s PIN in the field on the above WPS screen. Then click the Connect button. Connect successfully will appear on the above screen, which means the client device has successfully connected to the modem router.
  • Page 97: Schedule Your Wireless Function

    Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings Note: The WPS function cannot be configured if the wireless function of the modem router is disabled. Please make sure the wireless function is enabled before configuring the WPS. 12 3 3 Schedule Your Wireless Function You can automatically turn off your wireless network (both 2.4GHz and 5GHz) at time when you do not need the wireless connection.
  • Page 98: View Wireless Information

    Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings Set the time. Drag the cursor to cover the time area and click Save to make the settings effective. The selected time will be in red. Repeat steps 3 and 4 to set time for 5GHz wireless network. Notes: 1.
  • Page 99: Advanced Wireless Settings

    Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings 12 3 5 Advanced Wireless Settings Advanced wireless settings are for those who have a network concept. If you are not familiar with the settings on this page, it’s strongly recommended that you keep the provided default values;...
  • Page 100: Set Up A Dynamic Dns Service Account

    Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings • AP Isolation: Select this check box to enable the AP Isolation feature that allows you to confine and restrict all wireless devices on your network from interacting with each other, but still able to access the Internet. AP isolation is disabled by default. •...
  • Page 101: Interface Grouping

    Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings 12 5 Interface Grouping I want to: Divide my devices connected to the modem router into different groups and disallow devices’ cross-group communication. example, in my house, devices connected to LAN1 and LAN3 are for work, while others for entertainment. I want to isolate working devices from others while keep all devices’...
  • Page 102: Create Static Routes

    Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings 4 Name the group. 5 Check the boxes of LAN1 LAN3 in Available LAN. Here Wi-Fi 2.4G network and Wi-Fi 5G network are viewed as a LAN interface respectively. 6 Click Enable Group Isolation to isolate working devices and disallow other devices from communicating with them.
  • Page 103 Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings 2 Visit http://tplinkmodem.net, and log in with the password you set for the modem router. 3 Go to Advanced > Network > Advanced Routing. Select your current WAN Interface and click Save. 4 Click to add a new static routing entry.
  • Page 104: Set Up A Vpn Connection

    Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings • Gateway: The IP address of the gateway device to which the data packets will be sent. This IP address must be on the same subnet with the router’s IP which sends out the data. In the example, the data packets will be sent to the LAN port of Router 2 and then to the Server, so the default gateway should be 192.168.1.2.
  • Page 105 Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings refers to the headquarter’s network (remote network) which I want to connect. Site A Site B Modem Router 2 WAN: 219.134.112.246 WAN: 219.134.112.247 Modem router 1 LAN: 192.168.1.1 LAN: 192.168.2.1 Subnetmask: 255.255.255.0 Subnetmask: 255.255.255.0 PC 1 PC 2 How can I...
  • Page 106 Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings 3 ) In the IPSec Connection Name column, specify a name. 4 ) In the Remote IPSec Gateway (URL) column, Enter Site B’s WAN IP address. 5 ) Configure Site A’s LAN: In the Tunnel access from local IP addresses column, here we take...
  • Page 107 Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings 8 ) Enter the Pre-Shared Key for IKE authentication. Then keep Perfect Forward Secrecy enabled. Note: Make sure Site A and Site B use the same key. 9 ) Leave the Advanced Settings as default value. Then click to save.
  • Page 108: Set Up The Ipv6 Tunnel

    Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings 3. If Ping proceeds successfully (gets replies from host in Site B), the IPSec connection is working properly now. Done! Now IPSec VPN is implemented to establish a connection. Note: 1. The product supports a maximum of ten simultaneous connections. 2.
  • Page 109: Specify The 6Rd Tunnel With Parameters Provided By Your Isp

    Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings How can I 1 Visit http://tplinkmodem.net, and log in with the password you set for the modem router. do that? 2 Go to Advanced > Network > IPv6 Tunnel. 3 Tick the check box, select 6to4 as the tunneling mechanism and select a WAN connection from the drop-down list, then...
  • Page 110 Chapter 12 Specify Your Network Settings Note: If there is no available WAN connection to choose, make sure you have connected to the Internet and the connection type is not Bridge. Done! Now you can visit the IPv6 websites with the 6rd tunnel. Tips: The way to set up DS-Lite tunnel is similar to that of 6rd tunnel.
  • Page 111: Chapter 13 Administrate Your Network

    Chapter Administrate Your Network This chapter introduces how to change the system settings and administrate your modem router’s network. This chapter contains the following sections: • Set System Time • Update the Firmware • Back up and Restore Configuration Settings •...
  • Page 112: Set System Time

    Chapter 13 Administrate Your Network 13 1 Set System Time System time is the time displayed while the modem router is running. The system time you configure here will be used for other time-based functions like Parental Controls and Wireless Schedule. You can manually set how to get the system time. Follow the steps below to set your system time.
  • Page 113: Update The Firmware

    TP-LINK is dedicated to improving and richening the product features, giving you a better network experience. We will inform you through the web management page if there’s any update firmware available for your router. Also, the latest firmware will be released at TP-LINK official website, you can download it from the Support page of our website www.tp-link.com...
  • Page 114: Local Upgrade

    4. Wait a few moments for the upgrading and rebooting. 13 2 2 Local Upgrade 1. Download the latest firmware file for the router from our website www.tp-link.com. 2. Visit http://tplinkmodem.net, and log in with the password you set for the router. 3. Go to Advanced >...
  • Page 115: Change The Administrator Account

    Chapter 13 Administrate Your Network To back up configuration settings Visit http://tplinkmodem.net, and log in with the password you set for the modem router. Click Advanced > System Tools > Backup & Restore page. Click Backup to save a copy of the current settings to your local computer. A conf. bin file will be stored to your computer.
  • Page 116: Local Management

    Chapter 13 Administrate Your Network Go to Advanced > System Tools> Administration page. Locate the Account Management section. Enter the old password. Enter the new password and enter again to confirm. Click Save to make the settings effective. 13 5 Local Management You can control the local devices’...
  • Page 117: Remote Management

    Chapter 13 Administrate Your Network 13 6 Remote Management By default, the remote devices are not allowed to manage the modem router from the Internet. Follow the steps below to allow remote devices to manage the modem router. Visit http://tplinkmodem.net, and log in with the password you set for the modem router.
  • Page 118 Chapter 13 Administrate Your Network To view the system logs: You can view specific system logs by selecting the log Type and Level. Click Refresh to refresh the log list. To save the system logs: You can choose to save the system logs to your local computer or a remote server. Click Save Log to save the logs in a txt file to your computer.
  • Page 119: Monitor The Internet Traffic Statistics

    Chapter 13 Administrate Your Network sniffer tool implemented, you can view and analyze the system log remotely in real- time. 13 8 Monitor the Internet Traffic Statistics The Traffic Statistics page displays the network traffic of the LAN-WAN and WLAN- WLAN sent and received packets, allowing you to monitor the volume of Internet traffic statistics.
  • Page 120 Chapter 13 Administrate Your Network • Enable CWMP: Toggle On to enable the CWMP (CPE WAN Management Protocol) feature. • Inform: Enable this feature to send an Inform message to the ACS (Auto Configuration Server) periodically. • Inform Interval: Enter the time interval in seconds when the Inform message will be sent to the ACS.
  • Page 121: Snmp Settings

    Chapter 13 Administrate Your Network • Connection Request Port: Enter the port that connects to the ACS server. • Connection Request URL: Enter the URL that connects to the ACS server. • Get RPC methods: Click to get the methods to support CWMP. Click Save to make the settings effective.
  • Page 122 Chapter 13 Administrate Your Network messages, sending responses to the SNMP manager, and triggering SNMP traps when an event occurs. • Read-only Community: Displays the default public community string that protects the router from unauthorized access. • Write Community: Displays the default read and write community string that protects the router from unauthorized changes.
  • Page 123: Appendix A: Troubleshooting

    Appendix A: Troubleshooting T1 How do I restore my modem router’s configuration to its factory default settings? There are two ways to reset the modem router: • Method 1: Use the Reset button. For details, refer to the related button description. •...
  • Page 124 4 ) Click settings, deselect the following three options and click OK; 5 ) Go to Advanced > Restore advanced settings, click to save the settings.
  • Page 125 • Change a web browser or computer and log in again. • Reset the modem router to factory default settings. Note: You’ll need to reconfigure the modem router to surf the Internet once the modem router is reset. Open a web browser and log in again. If login fails, please contact the technical support.
  • Page 126 If you still cannot access the Internet, please restore your modem router to its factory default settings and reconfigure your modem router by following the instructions Use Quick Setup Wizard. Please contact our Technical Support if the problem still exists. T5 How to configure MAC Clone? You can manually change the MAC address of the modem router.
  • Page 127 ¾ If you can find other wireless network except your own, follow the steps below: Check the Wi-Fi LED indicator on your wireless router/modem; Make sure your computer/device is still in the range of your router/modem, move closer if it is currently too far away; Go to Basic >...
  • Page 128 3 ) If it continues on saying network security key mismatch, it is suggested to confirm the wireless password on your modem router. Note: Wireless password/Network Security Key is case sensitive. 4 ) Connect to wireless network. Windows was unable to connect to XXXX /Cannot join this network/Taking longer than usual to connect to this network.
  • Page 129 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.
  • Page 130: Ce Mark Warning

    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. RF Exposure Information This device meets the EU requirements (1999/5/EC Article 3.1a) on the limitation of exposure of the general public to electromagnetic fields by way of health protection.
  • Page 131 Explanation of the symbols on the product label Symbol Explanation DC voltage RECYCLING This product bears the selective sorting symbol for Waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). This means that this product must be handled pursuant to European directive 2012/19/EU in order to be recycled or dismantled to minimize its impact on the environment.