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  • Package contents
  • Chapter 1. About this Guide
  • 1.1 Purposes
  • 1.2 Conventions
  • 1.3 Overview of this User Guide
  • Chapter 1: About this Guide
  • Chapter 2. Introduction
  • 2.1 Overview of the Router
  • 2.2 Features
  • 2.3 Panel Layout
  • 2.3.1 The Front Panel
  • 2.3.2 The Rear Panel
  • Chapter 3. Connecting the Router
  • 3.1 System Requirements
  • 3.2 Installation Environment Requirements
  • 3.3 Connecting the Router
  • Chapter 4. Quick Installation Guide
  • 4.1 TCP/IP configuration
  • 4.2 Quick Installation Guide
  • Chapter 5. Configuring the Router
  • 5.1 Login
  • 5.2 Status
  • 5.3 Quick Setup
  • 5.4 Network
  • 5.4.1 LAN
  • 5.4.2 WAN
  • 5.4.3 MAC Clone
  • 5.5 Wireless
  • 5.5.1 Wireless Settings
  • 5.5.2 MAC Filtering
  • 5.5.3 Wireless Statistics
  • 5.6 DHCP
  • 5.6.1 DHCP Settings
  • 5.6.2 DHCP Clients List
  • 5.6.3 Address Reservation
  • 5.7 Forwarding
  • 5.7.1 Virtual Servers
  • 5.7.2 Port Triggering
  • 5.7.3 DMZ
  • 5.7.4 UPnP
  • 5.8 Security
  • 5.8.1 Firewall
  • 5.8.2 IP Address Filtering
  • 5.8.3 Domain Filtering
  • 5.8.4 MAC Filtering
  • 5.8.5 Remote Management
  • 5.8.6 Advanced Security
  • 5.9 IP & MAC Binding Setting
  • 5.9.1 Binding Setting
  • 5.9.2 ARP List
  • 5.10 Static Routing
  • 5.11 DDNS
  • 5.11.1 Dyndns.org DDNS
  • 5.11.2 Oray.net DDNS
  • 5.11.3 Comexe.cn DDNS
  • 5.12 System Tools
  • 5.12.1 Time
  • 5.12.2 Firmware
  • 5.12.3 Factory Defaults
  • 5.12.4 Backup and Restore
  • 5.12.5 Reboot
  • 5.12.6 Password
  • 5.12.7 Log
  • 5.12.8 Statistics
  • Appendix A: FAQ
  • Appendix B: Configuring the PCs
  • Appendix C: Specifications
  • Appendix D: Glossary

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COPYRIGHT & TRADEMARKS
Specifications are subject to change without notice. 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. Copyright © 2007 TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. All rights reserved. is a registered trademark of TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. Other brands and product names are trademarks or

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. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: • • • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/ TV technician for help.

This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1) This device may not cause harmful interference. 2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

FCC RF Radiation Exposure Statement
This equipment complies with FCC RF radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled
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environment. This device and its antenna must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. “To comply with FCC RF exposure compliance requirements, this grant is applicable to only Mobile Configurations. The antennas used for this transmitter must be installed to provide a separation distance of at least 20 cm from all persons and must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.”

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.

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......2 ..................................................................................4.....................7 2................................................................7 CONNECTING THE ROUTER ................................................................................................................................... 2 CONVENTIONS .....................................9 QUICK INSTALLATION GUIDE ...16 NETWORK .......................................3 SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS ...........4.....4 LOGIN .............15 QUICK SETUP.........................................................................17 LAN......................... 4...............................................................1 1...................................... 1 CHAPTER 1.......1 4......................................................2 PURPOSES .........................................................3............................................................IV - ................................................................................. 1.......................................................................2 TCP/IP CONFIGURATION .............. 5..............................................9 CHAPTER 4..........2 2..................15 CHAPTER 5.........................................................................3......................1 5.................................2 INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................7 INSTALLATION ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS ..............................................................3 5..............................................................................................................................4 The Rear Panel ....................................................................................1 3................................1 5.............................17 5.......................................................................................................................15 STATUS ................................1 2.............................................................................3 ABOUT THIS GUIDE ........................................................................................................7 QUICK INSTALLATION GUIDE......................... 2.............................3 OVERVIEW OF THE ROUTER .....2 3.....................................................................................................4 The Front Panel......3 CHAPTER 2.....2 OVERVIEW OF THIS USER GUIDE ...................................................................................... 11 CONFIGURING THE ROUTER ..............................................................................................................................................................................................17 WAN ...............................2 CHAPTER 3......................................................2 5............................Content PACKAGE CONTENTS......................................................1 2.................................................. 3............. 3 PANEL LAYOUT ........................3 FEATURES............................................................................................................................................................6 CONNECTING THE ROUTER..................................2 1.........

...........................45 UPnP .....................................56 ARP List.....4..............................30 Wireless Settings............60 Dyndns.......................................................45 5.....2 5.................................................29 WIRELESS............................................................................................................................37 5................................................7.......8...............3 5........................................................................................58 5.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................11..1 5................................2 5..............................................................................41 Virtual Servers ..............................net DDNS.................................................................................................................43 DMZ........................1 5.....................8.............................................................................................6..................9 IP & MAC BINDING SETTING...6 DHCP ................6...........................................8.............................38 DHCP Settings ...............................................................................53 Advanced Security ...................................................................................................................34 Wireless Statistics ....................6 5........................9................3 5......................................................................................................39 Address Reservation ...............................................................................................................5 MAC Clone ...........56 Binding Setting .............................................3 5........11...........................................................................................................54 5.................................11 STATIC ROUTING .............................................................38 DHCP Clients List........................................................................................................46 Firewall ................................................30 MAC Filtering............................1 5........8 SECURITY .....................5.........2 5..........3 5....1 5.....................................7 FORWARDING ...............41 Port Triggering .....................8.......2 5..................................................................7...4 5...................................................................................................................................4 5.....................................................51 Remote Management...........6.....60 Oray.47 IP Address Filtering ...........8.......................................................................10 5.......................1 5...7..............................................................9...........5..............47 Domain Filtering .....................................................1 5.........org DDNS..........................................................................................3 5..............58 DDNS .........................................7.....50 MAC Filtering.............61 -V- 5.....................................................................8.........................................................................5 5..................5................5....................................40 5..................2 5.................................2 .......................

..........12................................................8 APPENDIX A: FAQ............................................3 5...........64 Factory Defaults ..............67 Statistics .........................................................................................................80 .............67 5................2 5.............................4 5................12....VI - .7 5......12....6 5..............................................................................12 Comexe..............70 APPENDIX B: CONFIGURING THE PCS...12..................................................................................cn DDNS .........................................................................................................................................................................................66 Password.....................................................63 Firmware......................................................................................................5............12...........62 Time...................................................................................................................75 APPENDIX C: SPECIFICATIONS .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................1 5....3 5........................65 Reboot ................65 Backup and Restore........................61 SYSTEM TOOLS ..................................................................12...........................................................12.................................12...............................66 Log............................................................................................................79 APPENDIX D: GLOSSARY....5 5........11...........................................

please contact the retailer from whom you purchased the TL-WR541G 54Mbps Wireless Router for assistance.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Package contents The following contents should be found in your box: One TL-WR541G 54Mbps Wireless Router One AC power Adapter for TL-WR541G 54Mbps Wireless Router Quick Installation Guide One Resource CD for TL-WR541G 54Mbps Wireless Router. -1- . including: • • This Guide Other Helpful Information Note: If any of the listed contents are damaged or missing.

Even though you may not be familiar with the router. It is an easy Web-based setup for installation and management.11b solutions. The transmission range is extended to 4-9 times. It adopts 2x to 3x eXtended Range™ WLAN transmission technology so that transmission distance is 2-3 times of traditional IEEE 802. 1. up to 855. please look through this guide to know all the router’s functions. About this Guide Thank you for choosing the TL-WR541G 54Mbps Wireless Router.3 Overview of this User Guide Chapter 1: About this Guide Chapter 2: Introduction Chapter 3: Connecting the Router Chapter 4: Quick Installation Guide Chapter 5: Configuring the Router Appendix A: FAQ Appendix B: Configuring the PC Appendix C: Specifications Appendix D: Glossary -2- . 1. files and fun for multiple PCs through one ISP account. 1. your local wired or wireless network can share Internet access. Before installing the router.36m tested in China. this guide will make configuring the router easy.1 Purposes This Guide tells you how to use the TL-WR541G 54Mbps Wireless Router.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Chapter 1. With your network all connected. This router provides dedicated solution for Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) networks.11g and IEEE 802.2 Conventions The router mentioned in this guide stands for TL-WR541G 54Mbps Wireless Router.

11g and IEEE 802.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Chapter 2. 2. Adopts 2x to 3x eXtended Range™ wireless LAN transmission technology. IEEE 802. easily and securely. 1 10/100M Auto-Negotiation RJ45 WAN port. The TL-WR541G 54Mbps Wireless Router will allow you to connect your network wirelessly better than ever. It can be set to turn off wireless network name (SSID) broadcast so that only stations that have the SSID can be connected. It is compatible with all IEEE 802. It adopts 2x to 3x eXtended Range™ WLAN transmission technology so that transmission distance is 2-3 times of traditional IEEE 802.11b standards so that the data transmission rate is up to 54Mbps. The TL-WR541G 54Mbps Wireless Router provides flexible access control so that parents or network administrators can establish restricted access policies for children or staff. NAT-router and Wireless AP. files and fun. Transmission range is extended to 4-9 times. Introduction 2. sharing Internet Access. The router provides wireless LAN 64/128/152-bit WEP encryption security. and remote management and log so that network administrators can manage and monitor the network in real time.11g. files and fun. Quick Setup is supported and friendly help messages are provided for every step. IEEE 802. supporting Auto MDI/MDIX. as well as TKIP/AES encryption security.11g and IEEE 802.1 Overview of the Router The TL-WR541G 54Mbps Wireless Router integrates 4-port Switch. the TL-WR541G 54Mbps Wireless Router provides multiple protection measures. In the most attentive wireless security. The TL-WR541G 54Mbps Wireless Router is easy-to-manage.11b products. IEEE 802.11b. Firewall.3u standards. It has built-in NAT and DHCP server supporting static IP address distributing.2 Features Complies with IEEE 802. The TL-WR541G 54Mbps Wireless Router complies with the IEEE 802. It also supports VPN pass-through for sensitive data secure transmission. and WPA/WPA2 and WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK authentication.36m tested in China. Its design is dedicated to Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) wireless network solutions.3. up to a distance of 855. So you can configure it quickly and share Internet access. It also supports Virtual Server and DMZ host for Port Triggering needs. -3- .11b solutions. 4 10/100M Auto-Negotiation RJ45 LAN ports.11g and IEEE 802.

Supports ICMP-FLOOD. parents and network administrators can establish restricted access policies based on time of day for children or staff. BigPond Cable Internet access. TKIP/AES encryption security. Shares data and Internet access for users. UDP-FLOOD. Special Application and DMZ host. Static Routing. Provides 64/128/152-bit WEP encryption security and wireless LAN ACL (Access Control List). and TCP-SYN-FLOOD filter.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Supports 54/48/36/24/18/12/9/6Mbps or 11/5. PPTP. which is designed to indicate connections. View from left to right. Built-in firewall supporting IP address filtering. Dynamic IP. and MAC address filtering. Supports Web management. Static IP. Built-in NAT and DHCP server supporting static IP address distributing. Table 2-1 describes the LEDs on the front panel of the router. Dynamic DNS. Supports Flow Statistics. supporting PPPoE. VPN Pass-through. Supports connecting/disconnecting from the Internet on a specified time of day.1 The Front Panel The front panel of the TL-WR541G consists of several LED indicators. Supports UPnP.5/3/2/1Mbps data transfer rates. Connecting Internet on demand and disconnecting from the Internet when idle for PPPoE. Supports Virtual Server. -4- . Supports firmware upgrade.3 Panel Layout 2. L2TP. 2. WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK authentication. Provides WPA/WPA2. Domain Name filtering. Ignores Ping packets from WAN or LAN ports.3. Supports access control.

TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 2-1 Front Panel sketch Name Status Off Power off Power on The router is initializing Description PWR On On SYS Flashing Off Off WLAN Flashing Off WAN.1-4 On Flashing The Wireless function is enabled There is no device linked to the corresponding port There is a device linked to the corresponding port but no activity There is an active device linked to the corresponding port Table 2-1 The LEDs description -5- The router is working properly The router has a hardware error There is no wireless device linked to the router .

until the SYS LED lights up (about 3 seconds). press and hold the default reset button then turn on the router's power. or Ethernet Factory Default Reset button There are two ways to reset the router's factory defaults: 1) Use the Factory Defaults function on System Tools -> Factory Defaults page in the router's Web-based Utility. (View from left to right:) AC power socket: Please use the power adapter which is supplied with the TL-WR541G 54Mbps Wireless Router only.3. Last.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide 2.2 The Rear Panel The rear panel contains the following features. Wireless antenna Figure 2-2 Rear Panel sketch -6- . Second. Four 10/100Mbps RJ45 LAN ports for connecting the router to the local PC(s) RJ45 WAN port for connecting the router to a cable/DSL Modem. turn off the router's power. Note: Ensure the router is powered on before it restarts completely. 2) Use the Factory Default Reset button: First. release the reset button and wait for the router to reboot. the use of a different adapter may result in product damage.

3. Netscape Navigator 6. Don't forget to pull out the power plug and keep your hands dry. you should connect your PC to the Internet through your broadband service successfully. please install the router according to the following steps. Locate an optimum location for the router. Cable/DSL Modem.2 Installation Environment Requirements Do not place in direct sunlight or near a heater or heating vent Do not cluttered or crowded.3 Connecting the Router Before you install the router. Power off your PC. upright is a good direction. There should be at least 2 inches (5 cm) of clear space on all sides of the router Well ventilated (especially if it is in a closet) Operating temperature: 0℃~40℃ (32℉~104℉) Operating Humidity: 10%~90%RH. The best place is usually near the center of the area in which your PC will connect wirelessly. The place must accord with the Installation Environment Requirements. 1. Normally. If there is any problem. -7- . such as Microsoft Internet Explorer 5. and the router.0 or later 3.1 System Requirements Broadband Internet Access Service (DSL/Cable/Ethernet) One DSL/Cable Modem that has an RJ45 connector (you do not need it if you connect the router to the Ethernet) Each PC in the LAN needs a working Ethernet Adapter and an Ethernet cable with RJ45 connectors TCP/IP protocol must be installed on each PC Web browser. Non-condensing 3. Connecting the Router 3. 2.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Chapter 3. Adjust the direction of the antenna. please contact your ISP. After that.0 or later.

The router will start to work automatically. 6. shown in Figure 3-1. (If you have the wireless NIC and want to use wireless function. Connect the DSL/Cable Modem to the WAN port on the router. Figure 3-1 Hardware Installation of the TL-WR541G 54Mbps Wireless Router -8- . and the other end into an electrical outlet. Power on your PC and Cable/DSL Modem. Connect the AC power adapter to the AC power socket on the router. 7.TL-WR541G 4. 54M Wireless Router User Guide Connect the PC(s) and each Switch/Hub in your LAN to the LAN Ports on the router. you can skip this step. shown in Figure 3-1.) 5.

4.168. And the default Subnet Mask is 255.1. These procedures only take you a few minutes. The IP address is 192. you should configure it. There are then two ways to configure the IP address for your PC.1. Then turn on the router and restart the PC. This chapter describes how to configure the basic functions of your TL-WR541G Wireless Router. If you need instructions as to how to do this. Now." 2) Configure the network parameters.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Chapter 4. Quick Installation Guide After connecting the TL-WR541G Router into your network.1 TCP/IP configuration The default IP address of the TL-WR541G 54Mbps Wireless Router is 192.0.1.168.255.0.255.168.255.168. and type ping 192. They can be changed as you desire. -9- . Configure the IP address manually 1) Set up the TCP/IP Protocol for your PC. Connect the local PC to the LAN ports of the router. as an example we use the default values for description in this guide. you can run the Ping command in the command prompt to verify the network connection between your PC and the router. and then press Enter. please refer to Appendix B: "Configuring the PC. The following example is in Windows 2000 OS.255. please refer to Appendix B: "Configuring the PC. You can access the Internet via the router immediately after successfully configuring." 2) Power off the router and PC.xxx ("xxx" is from 2 to 254). If the result displayed is similar to that shown in Figure 4-1. Subnet Mask is 255. The built-in DHCP server will assign IP address for the PC. the connection between your PC and the router has been established.1.1. If you need instructions as to how to do this. and Gateway is 192.1. These values can be seen from the LAN.1 (The router's default IP address) Obtain an IP address automatically 1) Set up the TCP/IP Protocol in "Obtain an IP address automatically" mode on your PC. Open a command prompt.

2.1.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 4-1 Success result of Ping command If the result displayed is similar to that shown in Figure 4-2.10 - . Is the TCP/IP configuration for your PC correct? Note: If the router's IP address is 192. it means that your PC has not connected to the router. your PC's IP address must be within the range . Is the connection between your PC and the router correct? Note: The 1/2/3/4 LEDs of LAN port which you link to on the router and LEDs on your PC's adapter should be lit. Figure 4-2 Failure result of Ping command Please check the connection following these steps: 1.168.1.

1. cancel the Using Proxy checkbox.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide of 192.1 4.1 in the address field of Web browser.2 Quick Installation Guide With a Web-based (Internet Explorer or Netscape® Navigator) utility.254.11 - .168.1. Go to Tools menu>Internet Options>Connections>LAN Settings. it is easy to configure and manage the TL-WR541G 54Mbps Wireless Router. it means that your Web-browser has been set to a proxy.168. .1. a login window will appear similar to that shown in Figure 4-4. and click OK to finish it. Please click the Quick Setup link on the left of the main menu and the Quick Setup screen will appear.168. the gateway must be 192. you can configure the router using the Web browser.1. Enter admin for the User Name and Password. Macintosh or UNIX OS with a Web browser. Figure 4-4 Login Windows Note: If the above screen does not pop-up. Figure 4-3 Login the router After a moment. Connect to the router by typing http://192. The Web-based utility can be used on any Windows.168. both in lower case letters.2 ~ 192. If the User Name and Password are correct. Then click the OK button or press the Enter key. in the screen that appears.

If you choose "Dynamic IP". please contact your ISP.PPPoE User Name and Password . shown in Figure 4-8: . Figure 4-6 Choose WAN Connection Type The router supports three popular ways to connect to Internet. the Static IP settings page will appear. Click Next to enter the necessary network parameters. shown in Figure 4-6. If you have difficulty with this process. If you choose "PPPoE". and then Choose WAN Connection Type page will appear. you will see this page shown in Figure 4-7: Figure 4-7 Quick Setup . Please select one compatible with your ISP.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 4-5 Quick Setup Click Next. If you Choose "Static IP". the router will automatically receive the IP parameters from your ISP without needing to enter any parameters. These fields are case sensitive.Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP.12 - .

Wireless settings In this page. the WLAN LED will be lit up and wireless stations will be able to access the router. Enter the IP address into the field.Enter the DNS Server IP address into the boxes if required. Subnet Mask .Indicates whether the Access Point feature of the router is enabled or disabled. the WLAN LED on the front panel will not be lit and the wireless stations will not be able to access the router. click Next. Primary DNS .255. it is usually 255. The same SSID must be assigned to all . the Wireless settings page will appear. Secondary DNS .13 - .Enter a value of up to 32 characters. If disabled. After you complete the above.Static IP Note . you can configure the following wireless parameters: Wireless Radio . Figure 4-9 Quick Setup .The IP parameters should have been provided by your ISP. enter it into this field.0 Default Gateway .TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 4-8 Quick Setup . If enabled.If your ISP provides another DNS server.The Subnet Mask is used for the WAN IP address.Enter the gateway IP address into the box if required. IP Address .This is the WAN IP address as seen by external users on the Internet (including your ISP). shown in Figure 4-9.255. SSID .

11g).The current channel in use. Mode .11b). If you select 54Mbps (802. please refer to Section 5. please click Finish button to exit this Quick Setup. Channel . 11Mbps (802.5: "Wireless. 54M Wireless Router User Guide wireless devices on your network.Indicates the current mode 54Mbps (802. ." Note: The change of wireless settings won't take effect until the router reboots! You can reboot it manually. Region . TP-LINK is NOT the same as tp-link.5: "Rebooting the Router" Click the Next button. It may be illegal to use the wireless function of the router in a region other than one of those specified in this field. please refer to Section 5.TL-WR541G For example. If you need instructions as to how to do this.11g). This field specifies the region where the wireless function of the router can be used. The default SSID is TP-LINK. These settings are only for basic wireless parameters.14 - . You will then see the Finish page: Figure 4-10 Quick Setup .Select your region from the pull-down list. This field determines which operating frequency will be used. for advanced settings. it is compatible with 11Mbps (802. This value is case-sensitive.11.11b).Finish After finishing all configurations of basic network parameters.

Static Routing.1 Login After your successful login. To apply any settings you have altered on the page. 3. The detailed explanations for each Web page key’s function are listed below. 5. Submenus will be available after you click one of the main menus. IP address. 5. Mode. Security. DHCP. please click the Save button. including Wireless Radio.15 - . If PPPoE is chosen as the WAN connection type. Channel. Wireless This field displays basic information or status for wireless function. 4. You can also cut the connection by clicking the button. 5.2 Status The Status page displays the router's current status and configuration. All information is read-only.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Chapter 5. Wireless MAC address. just click Connect to establish the connection. 2. there are the detailed explanations and instructions for the corresponding page. SSID. Traffic Statistics This field displays the router's traffic statistics. If you have not connected to the Internet. and IP address. IP address and Subnet Mask. DNS server and WAN connection type. DDNS and System Tools. WAN These parameters apply to the WAN port of the router. Forwarding. you can configure and manage the router. LAN This field displays the current settings or information for the LAN. Network. Wireless. The eleven main menus are: Status. including the MAC address. There are ten main menus on the left of the Web-based utility. Default Gateway. including MAC address. 1. Configuring the Router This chapter describes each Web page's key functions. IP & MAC Binding Setting. the Disconnect button will be shown here while you are accessing the Internet. Subnet Mask. System Up Time . On the right of the Web-based utility. Quick Setup.

3 Quick Setup Please refer to Section 4.16 - ." .TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide The total up time of the router from when it was switched on or reset.2: "Quick Installation Guide. Figure 5-1 Router Status 5.

If the new LAN IP Address you set is not in the same subnet. Click any of them.4. WAN and MAC Clone. Note: a. Figure 5-3 LAN MAC Address . . 5. IP Address . The value can't be changed.2 WAN You can configure the WAN port parameters on this page.0 as the subnet mask. Normally use 255.Enter the IP address of your router in dotted-decimal notation (factory default: 192.255. and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. If you change the IP Address of LAN.17 - . until they are re-configured. c. 5. the Virtual Server and DMZ Host will change accordingly at the same time.4 Network Figure 5-2 the Network menu There are three submenus under the Network menu (shown in Figure 5-2): LAN. the IP Address pool of the DHCP server will not take effect. b. as seen from the LAN.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide 5.255. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below.4.1 LAN You can configure the IP parameters of LAN on this page.1). you must use the new IP Address to login the router.168. If the new LAN IP Address you set is not in the same subnet.An address code that determines the size of the network.1.The physical address of the router. Subnet Mask .

If you are given a fixed IP (static IP). etc.The normal MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) value for most Ethernet networks is 1500 Bytes. please contact your ISP to obtain the correct information. the DNS servers will be assigned dynamically from your ISP. Click the Renew button to renew the IP parameters from your ISP. please select Dynamic IP. The default type is Dynamic IP. But this is rarely required. If you choose Dynamic IP. the router will automatically get IP parameters from your ISP. etc).1X + Static IP/Big Pond Cable/L2TP/PPTP) for Internet.1X + Dynamic IP/802. MTU Size . please choose the WAN Connection Type (Dynamic IP/Static IP/PPPoE/802. You can see the page as follows (Figure 5-4): Figure 5-4 WAN – Dynamic IP This page displays the WAN IP parameters assigned dynamically by your ISP.18 - . please select the type of your ISP provided (PPPoE/BigPond/L2TP/PPTP).TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide First. For some ISPs you need to reduce the MTU. If you aren’t given any login parameters (fixed IP Address. Default Gateway. If you are given a user name and a password. please select Static IP. Note: . select Use These DNS Servers and enter the primary and secondary addresses into the correct fields. If you are not sure which connection type you use currently. Otherwise. If your ISP gives you one or two DNS addresses. Subnet Mask. logging ID. 1. Click the Release button to release the IP parameters. and should not be done unless you are sure it is necessary for your ISP connection. including IP address.

(Optional) Type another DNS address in dotted-decimal notation provided . The Static IP settings page will appear. (This is rarely required.19 - . Get IP with Unicast DHCP .0. For some ISPs you may need to modify the MTU. But this is rarely required. Primary DNS . If you cannot get the IP Address normally.) 2. shown in Figure 5-5: Figure 5-5 WAN . it is likely that your DNS servers are set up improperly.255. You should contact your ISP to get DNS server addresses. and should not be done unless you are sure it is necessary for your ISP connection. you can choose this option. Default Gateway . Subnet Mask .Static IP You should type the following parameters into the spaces provided: IP Address .TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide If you get address and find error when you go to a Web site.The normal MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) value for most Ethernet networks is 1500 Bytes.(Optional) Enter the DNS address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP.A few ISPs' DHCP servers do not support the broadcast applications. usually is 255. If you choose Static IP.Enter the IP address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP.Enter the subnet Mask in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP. you should have fixed IP Parameters specified by your ISP.(Optional) Enter the gateway IP address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP. Secondary DNS .255. MTU Size .

If your Internet connection has been terminated due to inactivity.PPPoE User Name/Password .You can configure the router to disconnect your Internet connection after a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time). Connect on Demand enables the router to automatically re-establish your connection as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again.Connect automatically after the router is disconnected. Note: Only when you have configured the system time on System Tools -> Time page. you should enter the following parameters (Figure 5-6): Figure 5-6 WAN . If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times. Connect Automatically . 54M Wireless Router User Guide If you choose PPPoE. 3. If you wish to activate Connect on Demand.Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. Connect on Demand . click the radio button. Time-based Connecting . will the . since some applications is visiting the Internet continually in the background. enter 0 in the Max Idle Time field.You can configure the router to make it connect or disconnect based on time. enter the number of minutes you want to have elapsed before your Internet connection terminates.TL-WR541G by your ISP if provided. click the radio button. To use this option. Otherwise. Enter the start time in HH:MM format for connecting and end time in HH:MM format for disconnecting in the Period of Time fields. These fields are case-sensitive.20 - . Caution: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time.

and you will not be able to re-establish your connection automatically as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. the router will disconnect from the Internet connection.You can configure the router to make it connect or disconnect manually. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times. since some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the background. This should not be done unless you are sure it is necessary for your ISP. For some ISPs. ISP Specified IP Address .The default MTU size is 1480 bytes. To use this option.21 - .The service name and AC (Access Concentrator) name. Click the Disconnect button to disconnect immediately. which value is usually fine. enter "0" in the Max Idle Time field. the page shown in Figure 5-7 will then appear: Figure 5-7 PPPoE Advanced Settings Packet MTU .If you know that your ISP does not automatically transmit your IP . Service Name/AC Name . enter the number time in minutes that you wish to have the Internet connecting last unless a new link is requested. Caution: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time. Click the Advanced Settings button to set up the advanced option. Click the Connect button to connect immediately. Otherwise. these should not be configured unless you are sure it is necessary for your ISP. click the radio button.TL-WR541G Time-based Connecting function can take effect. you need modify the MTU. 54M Wireless Router User Guide Connect Manually . After a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time).

Detect Online Interval . 4. click “Use the IP Address specified by ISP” check box and enter the IP Address in dotted-decimal notation.The default value is 0. If the value is 0. it means.1X authentication provided by your ISP. If a secondary DNS server address is available. click “Use the following DNS servers” checkbox and enter the IP address in dotted-decimal notation of your ISP’s primary DNS server.Enter the user name for 802.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide address to the router during login. you should enter the follow parameters(Figure 5-8) : Figure 5-8 802. The router will detect Access Concentrator online at every interval between seconds. Click Login to start 802. Click the Save button to save your settings.1X authentication provided by your ISP Password . do not detect. which your ISP provided. .22 - .If you know that your ISP does not automatically transmit DNS addresses to the router during login.1X + Dynamic IP. If you choose 802.1X + Dynamic IP Settings User Name . enter it as well. you can input the value between 0 and 120.Enter the password for 802.1X authentication. DNS IP address .

This field is required to be filled by some service provider. 6.Enter the IP address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP. 5. Subnet Mask . Click Logout to end 802. IP Address .Enter the user name for 802.1X authentication provided by your ISP.1X + Static IP.(Optional) Enter the default gateway IP address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP. you should enter the follow parameters(Figure 5-9) : Figure 5-9 802.1X authentication. If you choose Big Pond Cable.Enter the password for 802.Enter the subnet Mask in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP.1X + Static IP Settings User Name .23 - . Default Gateway .TL-WR541G Click Logout to end 802. 54M Wireless Router User Guide Host Name .1X authentication. Click Login to start 802. you should enter the following parameters (Figure 5-10): .1X authentication. If you choose 802.1X authentication provided by your ISP Password .

Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. Caution: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time.bigpond.au Connect on Demand .TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 5-10 Big Pond Settings User Name/Password . Connect Automatically .vic. To use this . enter the number of minutes you want to have elapsed before your Internet connection terminates.au VIC / TAS / WA / SA / NT . since some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the background. enter 0 in the Max Idle Time field. click the radio button.bigpond.net. Auth Server . Otherwise. These fields are case-sensitive. If your Internet connection has been terminated due to inactivity. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times.au QLD .net.24 - . If you wish to activate Connect on Demand.nsw. Connect on Demand enables the router to automatically re-establish your connection as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. Eg.bigpond.net.qld. NSW / ACT .You can configure the router to disconnect from your Internet connection after a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time).Type in the domain suffix server name based on your location.Connect automatically after the router is disconnected. Auth Domain .Enter the authenticating server IP address or host name.

Click the Disconnect button to disconnect immediately. 7. since some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the background. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times. enter "0" in the Max Idle Time field.25 - .You can configure the router to make it connect or disconnect manually. If you choose L2TP. 54M Wireless Router User Guide Connect Manually . To use this option.TL-WR541G option. Otherwise. you should enter the following parameters (Figure 5-11): . the router will disconnect from your Internet connection. Caution: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time. click the radio button. Click the Connect button to connect immediately. enter the number in minutes that you wish to have the Internet connecting last unless a new link is requested. After a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time). click the radio button. and you will not be able to re-establish your connection automatically as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again.

If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times. If you wish to activate Connect on Demand. enter the number of minutes you want to have elapsed before your Internet connection terminates.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 5-11 L2TP Settings User Name/Password . These fields are case-sensitive.Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. . Connect on Demand enables the router to automatically re-establish your connection as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. Dynamic IP/ Static IP – Choose either as you are given by your ISP.26 - . If your Internet connection has been terminated due to inactivity.You can configure the router to disconnect from your Internet connection after a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time). click the radio button. enter 0 in the Max Idle Time field. Otherwise. Connect on Demand . Click the Connect button to connect immediately. Click the Disconnect button to disconnect immediately.

Connect automatically after the router is disconnected. enter the number in minutes that you wish to have the Internet connecting last unless a new link is requested. Otherwise. After a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time). you should enter the following parameters (Figure 5-12): .27 - . Connect Automatically . click the radio button. Caution: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Caution: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time.You can configure the router to make it connect or disconnect manually. If you choose PPTP. since some applications is visiting the Internet continually in the background. click the radio button. Connect Manually . If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times. and you will not be able to re-establish your connection automatically as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. since some applications is visiting the Internet continually in the background. the router will disconnect from your Internet connection. To use this option. 8. enter "0" in the Max Idle Time field. To use this option.

These fields are case-sensitive. Connect on Demand . And click the Save button. you should also enter the DNS assigned by your ISP.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 5-12 PPTP Settings User Name/Password . If your Internet connection has been terminated due to inactivity. If you choose static IP and enter the domain name. Click the Disconnect button to disconnect immediately.You can configure the router to disconnect from your Internet connection after a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time). Click the Connect button to connect immediately.28 - . click the radio button. Dynamic IP/ Static IP – Choose either as you are given by your ISP and enter the ISP’s IP address or the domain name. . enter 0 in the Max Idle Time field. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times. Otherwise. If you wish to activate Connect on Demand. Connect on Demand enables the router to automatically re-establish your connection as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again.Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP.

and you will not be able to re-establish your connection automatically as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again.You can configure the router to make it connect or disconnect manually. To use this option. Caution: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time. To use this option. since some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the background. Connect Automatically . Your PC's MAC Address .This field displays the current MAC address of the WAN port. Connect Manually .4. you can click the Clone MAC Address button and this MAC address will fill in the WAN MAC Address field.29 - . the router will disconnect from your Internet connection. Otherwise. click the radio button. The format for the MAC Address is XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX (X is any hexadecimal digit).Connect automatically after the router is disconnected. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times. If the MAC address is required. WAN MAC Address . . which is connected to your cable/DSL Modem or Ethernet during installation. After a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time). enter "0" in the Max Idle Time field. click the radio button. Click Restore Factory MAC to restore the MAC address of WAN port to the factory default value.TL-WR541G terminates. 54M Wireless Router User Guide enter the number of minutes you want to have elapsed before your Internet connection Caution: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time. Changes are rarely needed here.This field displays the MAC address of the PC that is managing the router. please enter the correct MAC address into this field. enter the number in minutes that you wish to have the Internet connecting last unless a new link is requested. Figure 5-13: Figure 5-13 MAC Address Clone Some ISPs require that you register the MAC Address of your adapter. since some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the background.3 MAC Clone You can configure the MAC address of the WAN port on this page. 5. If your ISP requires that you register the MAC address. which is used for the WAN port.

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Only the PC on your LAN can use the MAC Address Clone feature. If you click the Save button, the router will prompt you to reboot.

5.5

Wireless

Figure 5-14 Wireless menu

There are three submenus under the Wireless menu (shown in Figure 5-14): Wireless Settings, MAC Filtering and Wireless Statistics. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below.

5.5.1 Wireless Settings
The basic settings for the wireless network are set on this page, Figure 5-15:

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Figure 5-15 Wireless Settings

SSID - Enter a value of up to 32 characters. The same name (SSID) must be assigned to all wireless devices in your network. The default SSID is TP-LINK, but it is recommended strongly that you change your networks name (SSID) to a different value. This value is case-sensitive. For example, TP-LINK is NOT the same as tp-link. Region - Select your region from the pull-down list. This field specifies the region where the wireless function of the router can be used. It may be illegal to use the wireless function of the router in a region other than one of those specified in this field. If your country or region is not listed, please contact your local government agency for assistance. The default region is United States. When you select your local region from the pull-down list, Click the Save button, then the Note Dialog appears. Click OK.

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Note Dialog Note: Limited by local law regulations, version for North America does not have region selection option. Channel - This field determines which operating frequency will be used. It is not necessary to change the wireless channel unless you notice interference problems with another nearby access point. Mode - Select the desired wireless mode. The options are:

54Mbps (802.11g) - Both 802.11g and 802.11b wireless stations can connect to the router.

11Mbps (802.11b) - Only 802.11b wireless stations can connect to the router. Note:

The default is "54Mbps (802.11g)", which allows both 802.11g and 802.11b wireless stations to connect to the router. Enable Wireless Router Radio - The wireless radio of this Router can be enabled or disabled to allow wireless stations access. If enabled, wireless stations will be able to access the router. Otherwise, wireless stations will not be able to access. Enable SSID Broadcast - If you select the Enable SSID Broadcast checkbox, the Wireless Router SSID will broadcast its name (SSID) on the air. Enable Wireless Security – The wireless security function can be enabled or disabled. If disabled, the wireless stations will be able to connect the router without encryption. It is recommended strongly that you choose this option to encrypt your wireless network. The encryption settings are described below. Authentication Type - You can select one of the following authentication types:
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WEP - Select WEP authentication type based on 802.11 authentications. WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK - Select WPA/WPA2 authentication type based on pre-shared passphrase.

WPA /WPA2 - Select WPA/WPA2 authentication type based on Radius Server.

Authentication Options - You can select one of the following authentication options:

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Automatic - Select Shared Key or Open System authentication type automatically based on the wireless station request.

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Shared Key - Select 802.11 Shared Key authentication. Open System - Select 802.11 Open System authentication. When you select WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK for authentication type you can select Automatic, WPA –PSK or WPA2-PSK as authentication options.

When you select WPA/WPA2 as an authentication type you can select Automatic WPA or WPA2 as authentication option.

WEP Key Format - You can select ASCII or Hexadecimal format. ASCII Code Format stands for any combination of keyboard characters in the specified length. Hexadecimal format stands for any combination of hexadecimal digits (0-9, a-f, A-F) in the specified length. WEP Key settings - Select which of the four keys will be used and enter the matching WEP key information for your network in the selected key radio button. These values must be identical on all wireless stations in your network. Key Type - You can select the WEP key length (64-bit, or 128-bit, or 152-bit) for encryption. "Disabled" means the WEP key entry is invalid.
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For 64-bit encryption - You can enter 10 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9, a-f, A-F, zero key is not permitted) or 5 ASCII characters. For 128-bit encryption - You can enter 26 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9, a-f, A-F, zero key is not permitted) or 13 ASCII characters. For 152-bit encryption - You can enter 32 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9, a-f, A-F, zero key is not permitted) or 16 ASCII characters.

Encryption - When you select WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK or WPA/WPA2 for Authentication Type you can select Automatic, TKIP or AES as Encryptions.

Figure 5-16 WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK
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Figure 5-18: Figure 5-18 Wireless MAC address Filtering The Wireless MAC Address Filtering feature allows you to control wireless stations accessing the . 1-29 seconds are not usable figures.You can enter a WPA or WPA2 passphrase between Group Key Update Period . The value can be either 0 seconds or from 30 seconds and up.Enter the IP address of the Radius Server Radius Port .5. Enter 0 to disable the update. 54M Wireless Router User Guide WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK Passphrase .Enter the port number that the radius service used. Figure 5-17 WPA/WPA2 Radius Server IP . Be sure to click the Save button to save your settings on this page.34 - .2 MAC Filtering The Wireless MAC Filtering for wireless networks are set on this page.TL-WR541G 8 and 63 characters long.Specify the group key update interval in seconds. Note: The router will reboot automatically after you click save. 5.Enter the password for the Radius Server. Radius Password .

which depend on the station's MAC addresses. shown in Figure 5-19: Figure 5-19 Add or Modify Wireless MAC Address Filtering entry To add or modify a MAC Address Filtering entry. enter any combination of hexadecimal digits (0-9. a-f. WEP Key . To Add a Wireless MAC Address filtering entry. follow these instructions: 1. Enter the appropriate MAC Address into the MAC Address field. one of Allow / Deny / 64-bit / 128-bit / 152-bit. 128-bit or 152-bit in the Privilege field. otherwise. Privilege .35 - . A-F) in the specified length.A simple description of the wireless station. Enter a simple description of the wireless station in the Description field.Select the privileges for this entry. The format of the MAC Address is XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX (X is any hexadecimal digit). select the radio button Deny the stations not specified by any enabled entries in the list to access. For example: Wireless station A. You may select one of the following Allow / Deny / 64-bit / 128-bit / 152-bit. follow these instructions: First. you must decide whether the unspecified wireless stations can access the router or not. If you desire that the unspecified wireless stations can access the router. please select the radio button Allow the stations not specified by any enabled entries in the list to access.If you select 64-bit.Select the privileges for this entry. Privilege . For example: . The "Add or Modify Wireless MAC Address Filtering entry" page will appear.The wireless station's MAC address that you want to access.Specify a unique WEP key (in Hexadecimal format) to access the router. WEP Key . Status . Description . To set up an entry. For example: 00-0A-EB-B0-00-0B. 2. click the Add New… button. 4.The status of this entry either Enabled or Disabled.TL-WR541G router. 54M Wireless Router User Guide MAC Address . 3.

Delete all or disable all entries if there are any entries already.TL-WR541G 2F34D20BE2.36 - . select Allow in the Privilege pull-down list and select Enabled in the Status pull-down list. Click the Add New. To add additional entries. 2. If you want to delete the entry. click the Delete.. and the wireless station C with MAC address 00-0A-EB-00-07-8A be able to access the router when its WEP key is 2F34D20BE2E 54B326C5476586A. Click the Add New. enter wireless station A in the Description field. 2. Click the Save button to save this entry.Select Enabled or Disabled for this entry on the Status pull-down list. Click the Save and the Return button. or 128-bit. or 152-bit is selected.07-BE be able to access the router. you should configure the Wireless MAC Address Filtering list by following these steps: 1. 54M Wireless Router User Guide Status . 5.. Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries Click the Next button to go to the next page and click the Previous button to return to the previous page. Note: When 64-bit. Click the Save and the Return . Click the Enable button to enable this function. 5. repeat steps 1-6.00-07-5F not be able to access the router. To modify or delete an existing entry: 1. while all other wireless stations cannot access the router. Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled. 6. 4. Select the radio button: Deny the stations not specified by any enabled entries in the list to access for Filtering Rules. select Deny in the Privilege pull-down list and select Enabled in the Status pull-down list. enter wireless station B in the Description field. Click the Save button. button and enter the MAC address 00-0A-EB-00-07-5F in the MAC Address field. 3. The wireless station B with MAC address 00-0A-EB.. button and enter the MAC address 00-0A-EB-00-07-BE in the MAC Address field. WEP Key will be enabled. Modify the information. For example: If you desire that the wireless station A with MAC address 00-0A-EB-00. 3..

button and enter the MAC address 00-0A-EB-00-07-8A in the MAC Address field. If you enable the function and select the Deny the stations not specified by any enabled entries in the list to access for Filtering Rules. enter 2F34D20BE2E54B326C5476586A in the WEP Key field and select Enabled in the Status pull-down list. Click the Add New. Click the Save and the Return button. select 128-bit in the Privilege pull-down list. however. Received Packets and Sent Packets for each connected wireless station. thus. Current Status. no wireless stations can access the router.Packets sent by the station ..3 Wireless Statistics This page shows MAC Address.The connected wireless station's running status. enter wireless station C in the Description field. the wireless station B will still not be able to access the router.TL-WR541G button.The connected wireless station's MAC address Current Status . one of STA-AUTH / STA-ASSOC / AP-UP / WPA / WPA-PSK /WPA2/WPA2-PSK/None Received Packets . b) 5.37 - . other wireless stations that are not in the list will be able to access the router.5.Packets received by the station Sent Packets . Figure 5-20 The router attached wireless stations MAC Address . 54M Wireless Router User Guide 6. and there are not any enable entries in the list. The filtering rules that configured should be similar to the following list: Note: a) If you select the radio button Allow the stations not specified by any enabled entries in the list to access for Filtering Rules..

TL-WR541G connected wireless stations. click on the Refresh button. Start IP Address . and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.This field specifies the first of the addresses in the IP address pool.6 DHCP Figure 5-21 The DHCP menu There are three submenus under the DHCP menu (shown in Figure 5-21): DHCP Settings. 54M Wireless Router User Guide You cannot change any of the values on this page.6. Note: This page will be refreshed automatically every 5 seconds. 5. To update this page and to show the current If the numbers of connected wireless stations go beyond one page. you must have another DHCP server within your network or else you must manually configure the computer.38 - .1 DHCP Settings The router is set up by default as a DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server. The DHCP Server can be configured on the page (shown in Figure 5-22): Figure 5-22 DHCP Settings DHCP Server . The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below. If you disable the Server. DHCP Clients List and Address Reservation. click the Next button to go to the next page and click the Previous button to return the previous page. Click any of them. .Enable or Disable the DHCP server. which provides the TCP/IP configuration for all the PC(s) that are connected to the router on the LAN. 5.

(Optional.1. 5. Note: To use the DHCP server function of the router.The IP address that the router has allocated to the DHCP client. Primary DNS .The index of the DHCP Client Client Name . This function will take effect until the router reboots. The user will be "leased" this dynamic IP Address.(Optional.168. DHCP client will request to renew the lease automatically. and Lease Time for each DHCP Client attached to the router (Figure 5-23): Figure 5-23 DHCP Clients List Index .The name of the DHCP client MAC Address .TL-WR541G 192.) Input the domain name of your network. Enter the amount of time. Assigned IP. . MAC Address.(Optional.6. default value is 192. Default Gateway .The Address Lease Time is the amount of time in which a network user will be allowed connection to the router with their current dynamic IP Address.2 DHCP Clients List This page shows Client Name. in minutes.) Input the IP address of another DNS server if your ISP provides two DNS servers.) Suggest to input the IP address of the LAN port of the router. Before the time is up. Or consult your ISP.39 - .1.The time of the DHCP client leased.This field specifies the last of the addresses in the IP address pool. 54M Wireless Router User Guide End IP Address .The MAC address of the DHCP client Assigned IP . Address Lease Time . Lease Time .) Input the DNS IP address provided by your ISP.100 is the default start address.(Optional.168. The range of the time is 1 ~ 2880 minutes. you must configure all computers on the LAN as "Obtain an IP Address automatically" mode.168. Secondary DNS . 192.1 Default Domain .199 is the default end address.1. The default value is 120 minutes.

(Pop-up Figure 5-25) Enter the MAC address (The format for the MAC Address is XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX. Assigned IP Address . If you want to delete the entry.The status of this entry either Enabled or Disabled. click on the Refresh button.6.The MAC address of the PC of which you want to reserve IP address. Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. 3. To Reserve IP addresses: 1. Figure 5-25 Add or Modify an Address Reservation Entry To modify or delete an existing entry: 1. Reserved IP addresses should be assigned to servers that require permanent IP settings. Status . 54M Wireless Router User Guide You cannot change any of the values on this page. Figure 5-24 Address Reservation MAC Address . click the Delete. that PC will always receive the same IP address each time when it accesses the DHCP server.TL-WR541G attached devices.40 - . Click the Save button when finished. Click the Add New button. To update this page and to show the current 5.3 Address Reservation When you specify a reserved IP address for a PC on the LAN. .The IP address of the router reserved.) and IP address in dotted-decimal notation of the computer you wish to add. 2. This page is used for address reservation (shown in Figure 5-24).

Click the Delete All button to delete all entries Click the Next button to go to the next page and Click the Previous button to return the previous page. 5. You can set up virtual servers on this page.TL-WR541G 2. Port Triggering. A virtual server is defined as a service port. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below. and all requests from the Internet to this service port will be redirected to the computer specified by the server IP. DMZ and UPnP.7 Forwarding Figure 5-26 The Forwarding menu There are four submenus under the Forwarding menu (shown in Figure 5-26): Virtual Servers.41 - . Click the Save button.7. shown in Figure 5-27: Figure 5-27 Virtual Servers . 5. Note: The function won't take effect until the router reboots. and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.1 Virtual Servers Virtual servers can be used for setting up public services on your LAN. such as DNS. Click any of them. Email and FTP. 3. Any PC that was used for a virtual server must have a static or reserved IP Address because its IP Address may change when using the DHCP function. Modify the information. 54M Wireless Router User Guide Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled.

Modify the information. 6. Status .The numbers of External Ports. either TCP. You can type a service port or a range of service ports (the format is XXX – YYY. 3. Select the Enable checkbox to enable the virtual server.42 - . select another service. either TCP or UDP.The protocol used for this application. Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. If the Common Service Port list does not have the service that you want to use. 3. click the Delete. Select the protocol used for this application. or All.The status of this entry either Enabled or Disabled. or All (all protocols supported by the router). Figure 5-28 Add or Modify a Virtual Server Entry Note: It is possible that you have a computer or server that has more than one type of available service. (pop-up Figure 5-28) Select the service you want to use from the Common Service Port list. Protocol . 5. XXX is the start port. Click the Save button.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Service Port . 4. Type the IP Address of the computer in the Server IP Address box. and enter the same IP Address for that computer or server. 2. To setup a virtual server entry: 1. YYY is the end port). Click the Add New button. Click the Save button. type the number of the service port or service port range in the Service Port box. . If so. To modify or delete an existing entry: 1. 2. IP Address .The IP Address of the PC providing the service application. UDP. If you want to delete the entry.

operation is as follows: 1. UDP. like Internet games. The router records this connection. An outgoing connection using this port will "Trigger" this rule. A local host makes an outgoing connection using a destination port number defined in the Trigger Port field.The port for outgoing traffic.The protocol used for Trigger Ports. 3. you must set the Web management port on Security –> Remote Management page to be any value except 80 such as 8080. and associates them with the local host.43 - . Or else there will be a conflict to disable the virtual server.2 Port Triggering Some applications require multiple connections. When necessary the external host will be able to connect to the local host using one of the ports defined in the Incoming Ports field. Port Triggering is used for some of these applications that can work with an NAT router. These applications cannot work with a pure NAT router. Note: If you set the virtual server of service port as 80. either TCP. or All (all protocols supported by the router).7. Trigger Protocol . 2. . You can set up Port Triggering on this page shown in Figure 5-29: Figure 5-29 Port Triggering Once configured. 5. video conferencing. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries 54M Wireless Router User Guide Click the Next button to go to the next page and Click the Previous button to return the previous page.TL-WR541G Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled. Trigger Port . opens the incoming port or ports associated with this entry in the Port Triggering table. Internet calling and so on.

The protocol used for Incoming Ports Range.The port or port range used by the remote system when it responds to the outgoing request. Select the protocol used for Trigger Port from the pull-down list. 1. . For example. It has the same effect as adding a new rule.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Incoming Ports Range . or ALL (all protocols supported by the router). 4. Click the Add New button. or All. 3. 2000-2038. 6.The status of this entry either Enabled or Disabled. 2. You can input at most 5 groups of ports (or port section). Enter the range of port numbers used by the remote system when it responds to the PC's request. 2085. either TCP or UDP. 7. and the application will fill in the Trigger Port. You can select it. either TCP or UDP.44 - . 2050-2051. Status . Click the Save button to save the new rule. enter the following data on the Port Triggering screen. Select the protocol used for Incoming Ports Range from the pull-down list.". UDP. either TCP. Figure 5-30 Add or Modify a Triggering Entry There are many popular applications in the Popular Application list. or All. Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. A response using one of these ports will be forwarded to the PC that triggered this rule. Incoming Protocol . To modify or delete an existing entry: 1. Select the Enable checkbox to enable. If you want to delete the entry. 5. Every group of ports must be set apart with ". incoming Ports Range boxes and select the Enable checkbox. To add a new rule. click the Delete. 3010-3030. (pop-up Figure 5-30) Enter a port number used by the application when it generates an outgoing request.

3 DMZ The DMZ host feature allows one local host to be exposed to the Internet for a special-purpose service such as Internet gaming or videoconferencing. DMZ host forwards all the ports at the same time. 3. Click the Save button.4 UPnP The Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) feature allows the devices. the firewall related to the host will not work. 3. You can set up DMZ host on this page shown in Figure 5-31: Figure 5-31 DMZ To assign a computer or server to be a DMZ server: 1. Modify the information. 54M Wireless Router User Guide Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled.7.7. The trigger connection of other hosts on LAN will be refused. Note: After you set the DMZ host. to access the local host resources or devices as needed. Any PC whose port is being forwarded must have its DHCP client function disabled and should have a new static IP Address assigned to it because its IP Address may change when using the DHCP function. the according opening ports will be closed. 5. such as Internet computers. 3. Click the Enable radio button Enter the local host IP Address in the DMZ Host IP Address field Click the Save button.45 - .TL-WR541G 2. 5. Each rule allowed to be used only by one host on LAN synchronously. UPnP devices can be automatically . 2. When the trigger connection is released. 2. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries Note: 1. Incoming Port Range cannot overlap each other.

Status . this feature is disabled by default.The UPnP device that is currently accessing the router. the port is inactive. which the router opened for local host.Either Enabled or Disabled. Domain Filtering. MAC Filtering. which the router opened for the application. Otherwise. 5.External port.46 - . . Current UPnP Settings List .This table displays the current UPnP information. Remote Management and Advanced Security. Click any of them. “Enabled” means that port is still active. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below. IP Address Filtering. and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. Internal Port . As allowing this may present a risk to security.TL-WR541G that shown in Figure 5-32: 54M Wireless Router User Guide discovered by the UPnP service application on the LAN. IP Address . • • • • • • App Description – The description provided by the application in the UPnP request External Port . Click Refresh to update the Current UPnP Settings List.UPnP can be enabled or disabled by clicking the Enable or Disable button. Protocol – Shows which type of protocol is opened. You can configure UPnP on this page Figure 5-32 UPnP Setting Current UPnP Status .Internal port.8 Security Figure 5-33 The Security menu There are six submenus under the Security menu (shown in Figure 5-33): Firewall.

Enable Domain Filtering .set Domain Filtering is enabled or disabled.2 IP Address Filtering The IP address Filtering feature allows you to control Internet Access by specific users on your LAN based on their IP addresses. either Allow or Deny passing through the router.set MAC Address Filtering is enabled or disabled. their settings are ineffective. DNS Filtering and MAC Filtering are enabled.47 - .the general firewall switch is on or off. Enable MAC Filtering . 5. Figure 5-35: . The IP address filtering is set on this page. even if IP Address Filtering.1 Firewall Using the Firewall page (shown in Figure 5-34). If the general firewall switch is off.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide 5. either Allow or Deny accessing the router.8. Enable IP Address Filtering . Figure 5-34 Firewall Settings Enable Firewall .set IP Address Filtering is enabled or disabled. you can turn the general firewall switch on or off.8. You can select the default filtering rules of MAC Address Filtering. The default setting for the switch is off. There are two default filtering rules of IP Address Filtering.

Enter a LAN IP Address or a range of LAN IP addresses in the field. click Enable Firewall and Enable IP Address Filtering on the Firewall page. 2.168.30.1705.48 - . Keep the field open.Enter a range of time in HHMM format.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 5-35 IP address Filtering To disable the IP Address Filtering feature.192. Effective Time . Keep the field open.1. keep the default setting. 192.168. please follow these instructions: 1.2000. 3. 0803 .1. To set up an IP Address Filtering entry.Enter a LAN Port or a range of LAN ports in the field. which point to the range time for the entry to take effect. which means all LAN IP Addresses have been put into the field. Disabled. . For example. and click the Add New… button. 1030 . For example. For example. The page "Add or Modify an IP Address Filtering entry" will appear shown in Figure 5-36: Figure 5-36 Add or Modify an IP Address Filtering Entry To create or modify an IP Address Filtering entry. LAN Port . the entry will take effect from 08:03 to 17:05. which means all LAN ports have been put into the field. in dotted-decimal notation format. LAN IP Address .20 .

61. which means all WAN IP Addresses have been put into the field. UDP. 6.168.TL-WR541G 4.145.6 – 61.Enter a WAN Port or a range of WAN Ports in the field. For example: If you desire to block E-mail received and sent by the IP Address 192. 54M Wireless Router User Guide WAN IP Address . Click the Save button to save this entry.Select Enabled or Disabled for this entry on the Status pull-down list.168. Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. and then click the Move button to change the entry’s order.49 - . in dotted-decimal notation format. To modify or delete an existing entry: 1. For example.1. Fore entries are before hind entries.Enter a WAN IP Address or a range of WAN IP Addresses in the field. 8. Protocol . Status . or All (all protocols supported by the router). Enter the ID number in the first box you want to move and another ID number in second box you want to move to. Pass . Keep the field open.Select either Allow or Deny through the router. Keep the field open.1. WAN Port .238. click the Delete.Select which protocol is to be used.134.96. either TCP.7 on your local network. For example.12. Click the Save button. Click the Next button to the next page and click the Previous button to return to the previous page.8 unable to visit the website of IP Address 202. Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled. 7. and to make the PC with IP Address 192. 25 – 110. 5. while other PC(s) have no limit you should specify the following IP address filtering list: . 9.145. which means all WAN Ports have been put into the field. 3. If you want to delete the entry. 2. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries You can change the entry’s order as desired.47.238. Modify the information.

Type the domain or key word as desired in the field.1705. The page "Add or Modify a Domain Filtering entry " will appear.com.Enter a range of time in HHMM format specifying the time for the entry to take effect. follow these instructions: 1. Figure 5-37 Domain Filtering Before adding a Domain Filtering entry. For example: www. A blank in the domain field means all websites on the Internet. Effective Time . .50 - . you must ensure that Enable Firewall and Enable Domain Filtering have been selected on the Firewall page. Domain Name .cn. For example. than the entry will take effect from 08:03 to 17:05. click the Add New… button.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide 5. . To Add a Domain filtering entry. 2.xxyy. if you enter: 0803 .8. shown in Figure 5-38: Figure 5-38 Add or Modify a Domain Filtering entry To add or modify a Domain Filtering entry.net.3 Domain Filtering The Domain Filtering page (shown in Figure 5-37) allows you to control access to certain websites on the Internet by specifying their domains or key words.

aabbcc. Modify the information. click the Delete. 4.cn. Click the Save button to save this entry.com and websites with .TL-WR541G 3. 54M Wireless Router User Guide Status . If you want to delete the entry. 3.51 - . Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify.8. you should specify the following Domain filtering list: 5. Click the Save button.4 MAC Filtering Like the IP Address Filtering page.net in the end on the Internet while no limit for other websites. For example. .Select Enabled or Disabled for this entry on the Status pull-down list.com. if you want to block the PC(s) on your LAN to access websites www. 2. Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled.xxyy. the MAC Address Filtering page (shown in Figure 5-39) allows you to control access to the Internet by users on your local network based on their MAC Address. www. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries Click the Next button to go to the next page and the Previous button to return to the previous page. Click the Enabled All button to make all entries enabled. To modify or delete an existing entry: 1.

To modify or delete an existing entry: . When finished. The format of the MAC Address is XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX (X is any hexadecimal digit). 4. click the Return button to return to the MAC Address Filtering page. repeat steps 1-4.Select Enabled or Disabled for this entry on the Status pull-down list. Type the description of the PC in the Description field.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 5-39 MAC address Filtering Before setting up MAC Filtering entries. Click the Save button to save this entry. Fox example: John’s PC. you must ensure that Enable Firewall and Enable MAC Filtering have been selected on the Firewall page. To add additional entries. Enter the appropriate MAC Address into the MAC Address field. Status . shown in Figure 5-40: Figure 5-40 Add or Modify a MAC Address Filtering entry To add or modify a MAC Address Filtering entry. 3. clicking the Add New… button. To Add a MAC Address filtering entry. follow these instructions: 1. 2. For example: 00-0E-AE-B0-00-0B.52 - . The page "Add or Modify a MAC Address Filtering entry" will appear.

If you want to delete the entry. but do not use the number of any common service port. Delete. Modify the information.5 Remote Management You can configure the Remote Management function on this page shown in Figure 5-41. Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled. you can change the remote management Web interface to a custom port by entering that number in this box provided. then.Web browser access normally uses the standard HTTP service port 80. Choose a number between 1024 and 65534.TL-WR541G 1. . via the Internet. first. For greater security. Figure 5-41 Remote Management Web Management Port . This feature allows you to manage your Router from a remote location. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries Click the Next button to go to the next page and click the Previous button to return to the previous page.53 - . click the Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled. 3.8. enable the Firewall and MAC Address Filtering on the Firewall page. you should specify the Default MAC Address Filtering Rule "Deny these PC(s) with effective rules to access the Internet" on the Firewall page and the following MAC address filtering list on this page: 5. 54M Wireless Router User Guide Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. Click the Save button. This router’s default remote management Web port number is 80. Fox example: If you want to block the PC with MAC addresses 00-0A-EB-00-07-BE and 00-0A-EB-00-07-5F to access the Internet. 2.

Enable or Disable the DoS protection function. you will type your router's WAN IP Address into your browser's Address (in IE) or Location (in Navigator) box. change the default IP Address to another IP Address as desired. enter in your browser: http://202. Only when it is enabled. The default IP Address is 0.12. After successfully entering the password. you will be able to access the router's Web-based utility.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Remote Management IP Address . The Packets Statistic interval value indicates the time section of the packets statistic. if your Router's WAN address is 202. .The default value is 10.12.8 and you use port number 8080.This is the current address you will use when accessing your router from the Internet.54 - .8.0. will the flood filters be effective.0. DoS protection . followed by a colon and the custom port number. Select a value between 5 and 60 seconds in the pull-down list. UDP Flood and ICMP-Flood. The result of the statistic used for analysis by SYN Flood. 5.6 Advanced Security Using Advanced Security page (shown in Figure 5-42).96.8:8080.96. You will be asked for the router's password.0. Figure 5-42 Advanced Security settings Packets Statistic interval (5 ~ 60) . For example. Note: Be sure to change the router's default password to a very secure password. To access the router. It means this function is disabled. To enable this function. you can protect the router from being attacked by TCP-SYN Flood. UDP Flood and ICMP-Flood from LAN.

The page will appear that shown in Figure 5-43: Figure 5-43 Thwarted DoS Host Table This page shows Host IP Address and Host MAC Address for each host blocked by the router. Forbid Ping Packet from LAN Port . UDP-FLOOD Packets threshold: (5 ~ 3600) . the router will start up the blocking function immediately. Enable UDP-FLOOD Filtering . To update this page and to show the current blocked host.Enable or Disable ignore ping packet from WAN port. the router will start up the blocking function immediately.55 - .The default value is 50. Enter a value between 5 ~ 3600 packets.The default value is 50. the ping packet from the Internet cannot access the router.Enable or Disable the ICMP-FLOOD Attack ICMP-FLOOD Packets threshold: (5 ~ 3600) . If enabled. Enter a value between 5 ~ 3600 packets. The default value is disabled. TCP-SYN-FLOOD Packets threshold: (5 ~ 3600) . 54M Wireless Router User Guide Enable ICMP-FLOOD Attack Filtering . Ignore Ping Packet from WAN Port . Host MAC Address . Click the Clear All button to clear all displayed entries. Host IP Address.The default value is 50. If enabled. When the current ICMP-FLOOD Packets numbers is beyond the set value. The default is disabled. the router will start up the blocking function immediately. When the current TCP-SYN-FLOOD Packets numbers is beyond the set value.The IP address that blocked by DoS are displayed here.Enable or Disable the TCP-SYN.FLOOD Attack Filtering.Enable or Disable the UDP-FLOOD Filtering.Enable or Disable forbidding Ping Packet to access the router from the LAN port. click on the Refresh button. After the table is empty the blocked host . Click the Blocked DoS Host Table button to display the DoS host table by blocking. the ping packet from the LAN port cannot access the router.TL-WR541G Filtering. Enter a value between 5 ~ 3600 packets. Enable TCP-SYN-FLOOD Attack Filtering .The MAC address that blocked by DoS are displayed here. When the current UPD-FLOOD Packets numbers is beyond the set value. (Defends against some viruses) Click the Save button to save the settings.

54M Wireless Router User Guide Click the Return button to return to the Advanced Security page. you can click the Add New button or Modify button. and then you will go to the next page. • Bind . (shown in Figure 5-45). The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below. you can operate it in accord with your desire.9 IP & MAC Binding Setting Figure 5-44 the IP & MAC Binding menu There are two submenus under the IP &MAC Binding menu (shown in Figure 5-44): Binding Setting and ARP List. This page is used for adding or modifying an IP & MAC Binding entry (shown in Figure 5-46).56 - .9. Click any of them. and you will be able to scan or configure the corresponding function.1 Binding Setting This page displays the IP & MAC Binding Setting table.Whether or not enable the arp binding. . Figure 5-45 IP & MAC Binding Setting • MAC Address .TL-WR541G will regain the capability to access Internet.The MAC address of the controlled computer in the LAN. • IP Address . When you want to add or modify an IP & MAC Binding entry. 5. • Modify .The assigned IP address of the controlled computer in the LAN.Edit or delete item. 5.

57 - . Enter the MAC Address or IP Address. To find an existing entry: 1. Figure 5-47 Find IP & MAC Binding Entry Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled. Click Modify or Delete as desired on the Modify column. . 4. Click the Add New. 3. 2. Find the desired entry in the table. Click the Find button (shown in figure 5-43). button. 2. Click the Save button to save it. To modify or delete an existing entry: 1. Enter the Find button in the next page (shown in Figure 5-47). Select the Bind checkbox. Enter the MAC Address and IP Address. 3.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 5-46 IP & MAC Binding Setting (Add & Modify) To add IP & MAC Binding entries: 1.. 2.

"Load All" only loads the items without interference to the IP & MAC Binding list.Enabled or Disabled of the MAC address and IP address binding. • IP Address . work in the area under the Static Routing page (shown in Figure 5-49). available after enable. and you could configure the items on the ARP list also. To add or delete a route. Error warning will prompt as well. .Load the item to the IP & MAC Binding list. Likewise. Note: An item could not be loaded to the IP & MAC Binding list if the IP address of the item has been loaded before. • Delete . you could observe the computers in the LAN by checking the relationship of MAC address and IP address on the ARP list.The assigned IP address of the controlled computer in the LAN. • Configure . Click the Load All button to load all items to the IP & MAC Binding list. This page displays the ARP List. Click the Bind All button to bind all the current items. it shows all the existing IP & MAC Binding entries (shown in Figure 5-48). • Status . • Load .9.58 - . 54M Wireless Router User Guide 5.10 Static Routing A static route is a pre-determined path that network information must travel to reach a specific host or network.The MAC address of the controlled computer in the LAN.TL-WR541G Click the Delete All button to delete all entries.Load or delete item.2 ARP List To manage the computer. 5.Delete the item. Figure 5-48 ARP List • MAC Address . Click the Refresh button to refresh all items.

click the Delete. Click the Save button to save it. 2. Figure 5-50 Add or Modify a Static Route Entry To modify or delete an existing entry: 1. . If you want to delete the entry.This is the IP Address of the gateway device that allows for contact between the router and the network or host. Click the Save button. 3.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 5-49 Static Routing To add static routing entries: 1. Modify the information. 2.The Destination IP Address is the address of the network or host that you want to assign to a static route.The Subnet Mask determines which portion of an IP Address is the network portion. Subnet Mask . 4. Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. Click the Add New button. Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled. Select Enabled or Disabled for this entry on the Status pull-down list. (pop-up Figure 5-50) Enter the following data: Destination IP Address .59 - . and which portion is the host portion. Gateway . 3.

DDNS lets you assign a fixed host and domain name to a dynamic Internet IP Address.net or www.11 DDNS The router offers a Dynamic Domain Name System (DDNS) feature. 2. Connection Status -The status of the DDNS service connection is displayed here.11.60 - .oray. follow these instructions: 5. .TL-WR541G Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled. 4.1 Dyndns. Type the domain names your dynamic DNS service provider gave. or other server behind the router.dyndns.org.org.org DDNS Settings To set up for DDNS. The Dynamic DNS client service provider will give you a password or key. www. follow these instructions: 1.dyndns. you need to sign up for DDNS service providers such as www. Click the Login button to login to the DDNS service. Click Logout to logout of the DDNS service.comexe. FTP server. Type the User Name for your DDNS account.cn. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries 54M Wireless Router User Guide 5. Before using this feature. the page will appear as shown in Figure 5-51: Figure 5-51 Dyndns. Type the Password for your DDNS account. 3. It is useful when you are hosting your own website.org DDNS If your selected dynamic DNS Service Provider is www. To set up for DDNS.

TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide 5.2 Oray. Click Logout to logout the DDNS service. Domain Name . 5. the page will appear as shown in Figure 5-52: Figure 5-52 Oray. 3. Click the Login button to login the DDNS service. 2.net DDNS Settings To set up for DDNS.cn. Type the User Name for your DDNS account.The status of the DDNS service connection is displayed here.3 Comexe.The domain names are displayed here.oray.net DDNS If your selected dynamic DNS Service Provider is www. Connection Status .comexe.net.cn DDNS If your selected dynamic DNS Service Provider is www.11. Type the Password for your DDNS account.61 - .11. the page will appear as shown in Figure 5-53: . follow these instructions: 1.

62 - . 5.12 System Tools Figure 5-54 The System Tools menu There are eight submenus under the System Tools menu (shown in Figure 5-54): Time. 4. Firmware. 2. Type the Password for your DDNS account. follow these instructions: 1. . Click Logout to logout of the DDNS service. Type the User Name for your DDNS account.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 5-53 Comexe.cn DDNS Settings To set up for DDNS. 3. Connection Status -The status of the DDNS service connection is displayed here. Type the domain names your dynamic DNS service provider gave. Click the Login button to login to the DDNS service.

Time . please follow the steps below.1 Time You can set time manually or get GMT from the Internet for the router on this page (shown in Figure 5-55): Figure 5-55 Time settings Time Zone . 1.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Factory Defaults. Note: . Log and Statistics. 2. Select your local time zone. Click any of them.Enter your local time in HH/MM/SS into the right blanks. Select using daylight saving time. Password. Enter date and time in the right blanks Click Save. 2. If you’re using Daylight saving time. 3. Time setting follows these steps below: 1.Select your local time zone from this pull down list. Enter daylight saving beginning time and end time in the right blanks.12. 5. Backup and Restore.Enter your local date in MM/DD/YY into the right blanks. Click Save. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below.63 - . Click the Get GMT button to get GMT time from Internet if you have connected to Internet. and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. Date . Reboot. 3.

Download the latest firmware upgrade file from the TP-LINK website (www. You must specify your time zone once you login to the router successfully.com). you will lose current configuration settings.Displays the current hardware version. 3. 5. there is no need to upgrade firmware.tp-link. To upgrade the router's firmware. Click Browse to view the folders and select the downloaded file. 2. so make sure you backup the router’s settings before you upgrade its firmware. This setting will be used for some time-based functions such as firewall. Click the Upgrade button. Firmware Version . Hardware Version . 2. Do not turn off the router or press the Reset button while the firmware is being upgraded. .com and can be downloaded for free. The hardware version of the upgrade file must accord with the current hardware version. unless the new firmware supports a new feature you need. follow these instructions: 1.2 Firmware The page (shown in Figure 5-56) allows you to upgrade the latest version firmware to keep your router up-to-date. if not.12. The time will be lost if the router is turned off. The router will obtain GMT automatically from Internet if it has already connected to Internet.tp-link. Figure 5-56 Firmware Upgrade New firmware is posted at www. 3. Note: 1. the time limited on these functions will not take effect.64 - .Displays the current firmware version. Note: When you upgrade the router's firmware.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide 1. If the router is not experiencing difficulties.

5.255. • • • • The default User Name: admin The default Password: admin The default IP Address: 192. follow these instructions: • • Click the Browse button to select the backup file which you want to restore.168.0 Note: Any settings you have saved will be lost when the default settings are restored. The restoration .65 - .1. 5.12. Click the Restore button. Figure 5-57 Restore Factory Default Click the Restore button to reset all configuration settings to their default values.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide 2.12.4 Backup and Restore This page (shown in Figure 5-58) allows you to save current configuration of router as backup or restore the configuration file you saved before. Figure 5-58 Backup & Restore Configuration Click the Backup button to save all configuration settings as a backup file in your local computer.1 The default Subnet Mask: 255.255. The router will reboot after the Upgrading has been finished. To restore the router's configuration.3 Factory Defaults This page (shown in Figure 5-57) allows you to restore the factory default settings for the router. Note: The current configuration will be covered with the uploading configuration file.

which include: • • • • • • • Change LAN IP Address. Keep the router on during 5.12. 54M Wireless Router User Guide process lasts for 20 seconds and the router will restart automatically. Web Service Port of the router. Restore the router's settings to factory default (system will reboot automatically). Static address assignment of DHCP server. Some settings of the router will take effect only after rebooting.66 - . Upgrade the firmware of the router (system will reboot automatically). (System will reboot automatically) MAC Clone (system will reboot automatically) DHCP service function. Figure 5-60 Password It is recommended strongly that you change the factory default user name and password of the .12.TL-WR541G the restoring process.6 Password This page (shown in Figure 5-60) allows you to change the factory default user name and password of the router.5 Reboot This page (shown in Figure 5-59) allows you to reboot the router. Figure 5-59 Reboot the router Click the Reboot button to reboot the router. to prevent any damage. 5.

. 5. Note: 54M Wireless Router User Guide router. All users who try to access the router's Web-based utility or Quick Setup will be prompted The new user name and password must not exceed 14 characters in length and must not include any spaces. You can query the logs to find what happened to the router.67 - . Click the Save button when finished. Enter the new Password twice to confirm it. Click the Clear All button to clear all.12. Click the Refresh button to refresh the logs.12.TL-WR541G for the router's user name and password.8 Statistics The Statistics page (shown in Figure 5-62) displays the network traffic of each PC in LAN. Click the Clear Log button to clear all the logs.7 Log This page (shown in Figure 5-61) allows you to query the logs of the router. Figure 5-61 System Log The router can keep logs of all traffic. 5. including total traffic and traffic of the last Packets Statistic interval seconds.

Select a value between 5 and 60 seconds in the pull-down list. The default value is disabled.Enable or Disable. Statistics Table: IP Address Packets Total Bytes The total amount of bytes received and transmitted by the router.68 The IP Address displayed with statistics The total amount of packets received and transmitted by the router. The total amount of bytes received and transmitted in the last Packets Statistic interval seconds.Here displays sort as desired. The total amount of the ICMP packets transmitted to WAN in the last Packets Statistic interval seconds. The Packets Statistic interval indicates the time section of the packets statistic.The default value is 10. If disabled. Packets Bytes Current ICMP Tx UDP Tx TCP SYN Tx . . To enable. The total amount of the UDP packets transmitted to WAN in the last Packets Statistic interval seconds. The total amount of packets received and transmitted in the last Packets Statistic interval seconds. Packets Statistics Interval . the function of DoS protection in Security settings will be ineffective. The total amount of the TCP SYN packets transmitted to WAN in the last Packets Statistic interval seconds.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 5-62 Statistics Current Statistics Status . Sorted Rules . click the Enable button.

. Click the Refresh button to refresh immediately.69 - . Click the Auto-refresh checkbox to refresh automatically.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Click the Save button to save the Packets Statistic interval value.

since some applications is visiting the Internet continually in the background. configure the ADSL Modem configured in RFC1483 bridge model. Type an appropriate number for “Max Idle Time” to avoid wasting paid time. How do I configure the router to access Internet by ADSL users? 1) 2) First. Connect the Ethernet cable from your ADSL Modem to the WAN port on the router. Otherwise. 3) Login to the router. The telephone cord plugs into the Line port of the ADSL Modem. select “PPPoE” for WAN Connection Type. select “Connect on Demand” or “Connect Manually” for Internet connection mode. PPPoE Connection Mode Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time. finish by clicking “Connect”. Type user name in the “User Name” field and password in the “Password” field. .70 - . On the WAN page. and click "WAN" submenu.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Appendix A: FAQ 1. Figure A-2 Note: i. Figure A-1 4) PPPoE Connection Type If your ADSL lease is in “pay-according-time” mode. you can select “Auto-connecting” for Internet connection mode. click the “Network” menu on the left of your browser.

54M Wireless Router User Guide If you are a Cable user. Then click the "Save" button. The format for the MAC Address is XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX. On the "Virtual Server" page. and click "Virtual Servers" submenu. and click "WAN" submenu. Or else. please configure the router following the above steps. type the MAC Address into the "WAN MAC Address" field. On the WAN page.168. 2. which is connected to your cable/DSL Modem during installation. what do I need to do? 1) 2) 3) If you start Netmeeting as a sponsor. you don’t need to do anything with the router. and your IP address behind the IP Address. How do I configure the router to access Internet by Ethernet users? 1) Login to the router. login to the router and click the "Network" menu link on the left of your browser.TL-WR541G ii. click the “Forwarding” menu on the left of your browser. enter “1720” into the blank behind the “Service Port”. It will take effect after rebooting. remember to “Enable” and “Save”. Figure A-3 3. and then click "MAC Clone" submenu link. assuming Figure A-4 Virtual Servers . click Add New. On the "MAC Clone" page. if your PC’s MAC address is proper MAC address.1. 192. 2) Some ISPs require that you register the MAC Address of your adapter. select “Dynamic IP” for "WAN Connection Type". How to configure Virtual Server: Login to the router. finish by clicking “Save”. click the "Clone MAC Address" button and your PC’s MAC address will fill in the "WAN MAC Address" field. MAC Clone I want to use Netmeeting. then on the “Add or Modify a Virtual Server” page. If your ISP requires MAC register. click the “Network” menu on the left of your browser. you need to configure Virtual Server or DMZ Host.169 for an example.71 - . If you start as a response.

and click "Remote Management" submenu. and click "DMZ" submenu. click the “Security” menu on the left of your browser. .169 as an example. type a port number except 80. what should I do? 1) Because the WEB Server port 80 will interfere with the WEB management port 80 on the router.1. using 192. On the "DMZ" page. click “Enable” radio and type your IP address into the “DMZ Host IP Address” field. which is displayed on the “Status” page. you must change the WEB management port number to avoid interference. Figure A-6 4.168. DMZ I want to build a WEB Server on the LAN. On the "Remote Management" page. into the "Web Management Port" field. Click “Save” and reboot the router. remember to click the "Save” button. 4) How to enable DMZ Host: Login to the router. 2) To change the WEB management port number: Login to the router.72 - .TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Figure A-5 Note: Add or Modify a Virtual server Entry Your opposite side should call your WAN IP. such as 88. click the “Forwarding” menu on the left of your browser.

TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Figure A-7 Note: Remote Management If the above configuration takes effect.1:88 (the router’s LAN IP address: Web Management Port) in the address field of the Web browser. enter “80” into the blank behind the “Service Port”.1. click the “Forwarding” menu on the left of your browser. and your IP address behind the IP Address.73 - .1. remember to “Enable” and “Save”. assuming 192. . Add or Modify a Virtual server Entry The wireless stations cannot connect to the router.168. 3) Login to the router. and click the "Virtual Servers" submenu.188 for an example. click Add New. On the "Virtual Server" page.168. to configure to the router by typing http://192. then on the “Add or Modify a Virtual Server” page. 1) Make sure the "Wireless Router Radio" is enabled. Figure A-8 Virtual Servers Figure A-9 5.

. 4) If the wireless connection is ready. Make sure the wireless stations have right KEY for encryption when the router is encrypted. check the IP Address of your wireless stations.TL-WR541G 2) 3) 54M Wireless Router User Guide Make sure that the wireless stations' SSID accord with the router's SSID.74 - . but you can’t access the router.

Right click the icon that showed below.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Appendix B: Configuring the PCs In this section. Install TCP/IP component 1) 2) 3) On the Windows taskbar. click the Start button. select Properties on the prompt page. . refer to the adapter’s manual if needed. and then click on the Network Connections tab in the appearing window. we’ll introduce how to install and configure the TCP/IP correctly in Windows XP. First make sure your Ethernet Adapter is working. double click on the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP). 4) Figure 1 In the prompt page that showed below.75 - . point to Settings. 1. Click the Network and Internet Connections icon. and then click Control Panel.

as shown in the Figure below: .TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 2 5) The following TCP/IP Properties window will display and the IP Address tab is open on this window by default. Choose Obtain DNS server automatically. Now you have two ways to configure the TCP/IP protocol below: Setting IP address automatically Select Obtain an IP address automatically.76 - .

168.168. and Subnet mask is 255.1. Select Use the following DNS server addresses radio button.255. And the following items available If the router's LAN IP address is 192.1.1) into the Default gateway field.x (x is from 2 to 254). In the Preferred DNS Server field you can type the DNS server IP address. type IP address is 192.1.0. Type the router’s LAN IP address (the default IP is 192.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 3 Setting IP address manually 1 2 3 4 Select Use the following IP address radio button. which has been provided by your ISP .77 - .1.255.168.

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3. WLAN. CE Environmental and Physical Operating Temp. 5 cable (maximum 100m) EIA/TIA-568 100Ω STP (maximum 100m) 100BASE-TX: UTP category 5. Operating Humidity 0℃~40℃ (32℉~104℉) 10% . DHCP. NAT. 5e cable (maximum 100m) EIA/TIA-568 100Ω STP (maximum 100m) Radio Data Rate LEDs Safety & Emissions 54/48/36/24/18/12/9/6Mbps or 11/5. SNTP One 10/100M Auto-Negotiation WAN RJ45 port. 1-4 FCC. Four 10/100M Auto-Negotiation LAN RJ45 ports supporting Auto MDI/MDIX Cabling Type 10BASE-T: UTP category 3.11b and 802. 4. SYS. 802. WAN. PPPoE.90% RH. ICMP.79 - .11g TCP/IP.3u. 802.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Appendix C: Specifications General Standards Protocols Ports IEEE 802. Non-condensing .5/3/2/1Mbps Power.

With this range-enhancing technology. for a coverage area that is up to nine times greater.A hacker attack designed to prevent your computer or network from operating or communicating. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) . using OFDM modulation and operating in the unlicensed radio spectrum at 2.4GHz.A protocol that automatically configure the TCP/IP parameters for the all the PC(s) that are connected to a DHCP server.A Demilitarized Zone allows one local host to be exposed to the Internet for a special-purpose service such as Internet gaming or videoconferencing.11b and 802.The 802. MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) . DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) . longer-range wireless connections.11b and 802. and WEP encryption for security.11b networks are also referred to as Wi-Fi networks.The size in bytes of the largest packet that can be .11g product transmission distance is about 300m. A traditional 802.11b .11b standard specifies a wireless networking at 11 Mbps using direct-sequence spread-spectrum (DSSS) technology and operating in the unlicensed radio spectrum at 2.A descriptive name for an address or group of addresses on the Internet.80 - .4GHz. ISP (Internet Service Provider) . Domain Name . DNS (Domain Name System) – An Internet Service that translates the names of websites into IP addresses.11g . and WEP encryption for security.A technology that allows data to be sent or received over existing traditional phone lines. 802.The WLAN device with 2x to 3x eXtended Range™ WLAN transmission technology make its sensitivity up to 105 dB.11g products. DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) . and backward compatibility with IEEE 802. 802. 802.A company that provides access to the Internet.The capability of assigning a fixed host and domain name to a dynamic Internet IP Address. a 2x to 3x eXtended Range™ based client and access point can maintain a connection at as much as three times the transmission distance of traditional 802. DDNS (Dynamic Domain Name System) .11b devices.TL-WR541G 54M Wireless Router User Guide Appendix D: Glossary 2x to 3x eXtended Range™ WLAN Transmission Technology . DoS (Denial of Service) . which gives users the ability to have robust. a 2x to 3x eXtended Range™ based client and access point can maintain a connection transmission distance may be up to 830m.specification for wireless networking at 54 Mbps using direct-sequence spread-spectrum (DSSS) technology.

net).A Service Set Identification is a thirty-two character (maximum) alphanumeric key identifying a wireless local area network.TL-WR541G transmitted.wi-fi.11 standard.11b wireless networking standard. an industry standards group promoting interoperability among 802. given by the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance (WECA. which network serving users are limited in a local area.A trade name for the 802.A data privacy mechanism based on a 64-bit or 128-bit or 152-bit shared key algorithm. 54M Wireless Router User Guide NAT (Network Address Translation) . all devices must be configured with the same SSID. Wi-Fi . WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network) .com . WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) . Website: http://www. This is typically the configuration parameter for a wireless PC card.PPPoE is a protocol for connecting remote hosts to the Internet over an always-on connection by simulating a dial-up connection.81 - .NAT technology translates IP addresses of a local area network to a different IP address for the Internet.11b devices. For the wireless devices in a network to communicate with each other.A group of computers and associated devices communicate with each other wirelessly.tp-link. SSID . It corresponds to the ESSID in the wireless Access Point and to the wireless network name. see http://www. as described in the IEEE 802. PPPoE (Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet) .

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