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  • Chapter 1 Introduction
  • 1.1 Overview of the Router
  • 1.2 Features
  • 1.3 Panel Layout
  • 1.3.1 The Front Panel
  • 1.3.2 The Rear Panel
  • Chapter 2 Connecting the Router
  • 2.1 System Requirements
  • 2.2 Installation Environment Requirements
  • 2.3 Connecting the Router
  • Chapter 3 Quick Installation Guide
  • 3.1 TCP/IP configuration
  • 3.2 Quick Installation Guide
  • Chapter 4 Configuring the Router
  • 4.1 Login
  • 4.2 Status
  • 4.3 Quick Setup
  • 4.4 Operation Mode
  • 4.5 Network
  • 4.5.1 LAN
  • 4.5.2 WAN
  • 4.5.3 MAC Clone
  • 4.6 Wireless
  • 4.6.1 Wireless Settings
  • 4.6.2 Advanced Settings
  • 4.6.3 Site Survey
  • 4.6.4 MAC Filtering
  • 4.6.5 Wireless Statistics
  • 4.7 DHCP
  • 4.7.1 DHCP Settings
  • 4.7.2 DHCP Clients List
  • 4.7.3 Address Reservation
  • 4.8 Forwarding
  • 4.8.1 Virtual Servers
  • 4.8.2 Port Triggering
  • 4.8.3 DMZ
  • 4.8.4 UPnP
  • 4.9 Security
  • 4.9.1 Firewall
  • 4.9.2 IP Address Filtering
  • 4.9.3 Domain Filtering
  • 4.9.4 MAC Filtering
  • 4.9.5 Remote Management
  • 4.9.6 Advanced Security
  • 4.10 Static Routing
  • 4.11 Dynamic DNS
  • 4.11.1 Dyndns.org DDNS
  • 4.11.2 Oray.net DDNS
  • 4.11.3 Comexe.cn DDNS
  • 4.12 Port QoS
  • 4.13 System Tools
  • 4.13.1 Time
  • 4.13.2 Firmware
  • 4.13.3 Factory Defaults
  • 4.13.4 Backup and Restore
  • 4.13.5 Reboot
  • 4.13.6 Password
  • 4.13.7 Log
  • 4.13.8 Statistics
  • Appendix A: FAQ
  • Appendix B: Configuring the PC
  • Appendix C: Specifications
  • Appendix D: Glossary

TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router

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COPYRIGHT & TRADEMARKS
Specifications are subject to change without notice. is a registered trademark of TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. Other brands and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. No part of the specifications may be reproduced in any form or by any means or used to make any derivative such as translation, transformation, or adaptation without permission from TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. Copyright © 2008 TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. All rights reserved.

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) 2) This device may not cause harmful interference. 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 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.

National Restrictions 2400.0-2483.5 MHz Country Bulgaria Restriction Reason/remark General authorization required for outdoor use and public service Outdoor use limited to 10 mW e.i.r.p. within the band 2454-2483.5 MHz Military Radiolocation use. Refarming of the 2.4 GHz band has been ongoing in recent years to allow current relaxed regulation. Full implementation planned 2012 If used outside of own premises, general authorization is required None General authorization required for network and service supply(not for spectrum) This subsection does not apply for the geographical area within a radius of 20 km from the centre of Ny-Ålesund Only for indoor applications

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Russian Federation Note: It’s not used outdoors in France.

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please contact with your distributor. including: • • This Guide Other Helpful Information Note: Make sure that the package contains the above items. If any of the listed items are damaged or missing. Conventions The router or TL-WR543G mentioned in this guide stands for TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router without any explanation. .Package contents The following contents should be found in your box: One TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router One AC power Adapter for TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router One Quick Installation Guide One Resource CD for TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router.

...1 4............................................................................1 4.....................................8...................................................................................... 1 1...............1 1.............................................................5................................................... 5 Installation Environment Requirements .........39 4.................2 1....................1 4.............................................................................. 38 4....................................3.........16 MAC Clone ................................................................................................................................7....................... 8 Chapter 4 Configuring the Router ........................................ 40 4..................................................... 1 Panel Layout.................15 WAN.........................................3 LAN ......................................................................8.....................2 4................................................................ 5 Connecting the Router..............................................................4 Virtual Servers ............................2 TCP/IP configuration.................. 14 Operation Mode ..............................................1 4..........1 2.........8............................................. 7 3..........2 4.......................................7...................3 DHCP Settings........................................................CONTENTS Chapter 1 Introduction ...................................................27 Advanced Settings.............................39 Address Reservation ................................................................................................2 2.......................................6.....................................................................................................................................40 Port Triggering ......................................................................................1 3.................................... 5 2........ 13 Status...................................8.....................................6......................2 4...........................................................................................44 UPnP...............6 Wireless ..................................................................................... 1 Features.....................3................................................ 15 4.................................5 Login ..............5....1 1...............................................................4 4..............................................6...................................................2 The Front Panel ...........................3 Overview of the Router ......26 4..........................................................7 DHCP......................................................................................................... 2 1................................................................. 14 Network..............................................5...........7. 27 4..4 4......33 MAC Filtering .............................................44 .34 Wireless Statistics......3 4..................................... 2 The Rear Panel..........5 Wireless Settings .......................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................1 4.............................................................................6.................................................2 4................................... 5 Chapter 3 Quick Installation Guide ...................2 4....... 3 Chapter 2 Connecting the Router...............................................................................................................................................................................3 4... 13 Quick Setup ....................6............................37 4....8 Forwarding.............................................. 13 4...............................................................................42 DMZ ...................................38 DHCP Clients List ......................................................3 4...33 Site Survey ............3 System Requirements ................... 7 Quick Installation Guide..................................................................................

.......................46 Domain Filtering.9....................................................61 Password .................................1 4..............13 System Tools ......................................... 45 4..... 58 4........................55 Comexe.............................1 4..... 54 4......................................................13................................13........11.............................................................................................................6 Firewall..............11 Dynamic DNS ................................................13....................................... 73 Appendix D: Glossary........9..........................9...........9.................................49 Remote Management ............................................................................................................ 53 4......................4 4.5 4.............13...........................2 4..........................................................................12 Port QoS .....3 4.........................................................................net DDNS.........................................45 IP Address Filtering ...................................11................58 Firmware ...........................11..................................55 4......................62 Log ....................................5 4........4 4.........3 Dyndns..................................................................................................51 4...........................................13............63 Appendix A: FAQ ..................................................61 Reboot .........................................................51 Advanced Security..................................................59 Factory Defaults...................................13................4.........................................................................2 4..54 Oray.............................................................................................................................................9...........60 Backup and Restore .....8 Time ....13............ 56 4.........................................48 MAC Filtering .................................................................................1 4....................................10 Static Routing .............................org DDNS ........................................................9 Security............................................................................6 4...2 4..............................7 4................................................................................................13....................................................................................................................... 69 Appendix C: Specifications...........................62 Statistics ..............................9.........................cn DDNS ........................................................................................................................................3 4.............................................................................................................. 65 Appendix B: Configuring the PC ........................................ 74 ...................

it can be set to turn off wireless network name (SSID) broadcast so that only stations that have the SSID can be connected. files and fun. IEEE 802.11b products.11g.11b solutions. Its design is dedicated to Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) wireless network solutions.1 Overview of the Router The TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router integrates 4-port Switch.11g and IEEE 802. Supports AP Client Router and AP Router operation mode. sharing the Internet Access. Quick Setup is supported and friendly help messages are provided for every step. up to a distance of 855. It adopts 2x to 3x eXtended Range™ WLAN transmission technology so that the transmission distance is 2-3 times of traditional IEEE 802. The TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router is easy-to-manage. and WPA/WPA2 and WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK authentication. Supports Wireless Distribution System (WDS). Wireless Data transfer rates up to 54Mbps. Firewall. So you can configure it quickly and share the Internet access. files and fun. supporting Auto MDI/MDIX.11b standards so that the data transmission rate is up to 54Mbps. it supports Port QoS function which can help you to use the network resource sensible. In AP client router mode. It also supports Virtual Server and DMZ host for Port Triggering needs. it can access the Internet via ADSL/Cable Modem. It is compatible with all IEEE 802. These device supports Bridge mode which can make two APs communicate with each other wirelessly. NAT-router and Wireless AP.3u standards. -1- . and remote management and log so that network administrators can manage and monitor the network in real time. The router provides wireless LAN 64/128/152-bit WEP encryption security.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Chapter 1 Introduction Thank you for choosing TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router. The TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router complies with the IEEE 802.11g and IEEE 802. The TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router will allow you to connect your network wirelessly better than ever. 1. it can access the Internet wirelessly by your WISP’s support. the TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router provides multiple protection measures.11g and IEEE 802.36m tested in China. Supports WIFI Internet Access (WISP). It also supports VPN pass-through for sensitive data secure transmission. It has built-in NAT and DHCP server supporting static IP address distributing. Adopts 2x to 3x eXtended Range™.11b. The TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router provides flexible access control in AP router mode so that parents or network administrators can establish restricted access policies for children or staff. In the most attentive wireless security. 4 10/100M Auto-Negotiation RJ45 LAN ports.2 Features Complies with IEEE 802. The TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router provides 2 operation modes for multi-user to access the Internet: AP client router and AP router. The transmission range is extended to 4-9 times.3. 1 10/100M Auto-Negotiation RJ45 WAN port. In addition. In AP router mode. as well as TKIP/AES encryption security. In AP router mode. IEEE 802. easily and securely. IEEE 802. 1.

1 The Front Panel The front panel of the TL-WR543G consists of several LED indicators.3 Panel Layout 1. Detachable Antenna (reverse SMA connector).3. Special Application and DMZ host. VPN Pass-through. Dynamic IP. Supports Web management. Static Routing. Supports UPnP. Built-in firewall supporting IP address filtering. Figure 1-1 LED Explanation: Front Panel sketch -2- . View from left to right. Virtual Server. 1. Output transmit power adjustable. Table 2-1 describes the LEDs on the front panel of the router.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Supports Port-based QoS. Provides WLAN ACL (Access Control List) (AP Router mode only). Support Port QoS. Supports enabling/disabling the function of eXtended Range™ manually. Domain Name filtering. L2TP. Supports configuration backup/restore and firmware upgrade. which is designed to indicate connections. Supports Parental Control. and MAC address filtering. Static IP. Provides WPA/WPA2 and 64/128/152-bit WEP encryption security. (AP Router mode only) Built-in NAT and DHCP server supporting static IP address distributing. PPTP and Big Pond Cable Internet Access. Supports PPPoE. Dynamic DNS.

or Ethernet LAN 1. Last.2. the use of a different adapter may result in product damage. turn off the router's power. press and hold the default reset button then turn on the router's power. Second. release the reset button and wait for the router to reboot.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Name PWR Status Off On On Power off Power on Indication The router is initializing or maybe has a system error. Four 10/100Mbps RJ45 LAN ports for connecting the router to the local PC(s) This WAN port is where you will connect the cable/DSL Modem.2 The Rear Panel The following parts are located on the rear panel (View from left to right).3. Note: Ensure the router is powered on before it restarts completely. Wireless antenna -3- . The router is working properly The router has a hardware error There is no wireless device linked to the router 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 SYS Flashing Off WLAN Off Flashing Off WAN.4: WAN: Reset button: There are two ways to reset the router's factory defaults: 1) 2) Use the Factory Defaults function on System Tools -> Factory Defaults page in the router's Web-based Utility. Use the Factory Default Reset button: First.1-4 On Flashing 1. AC power socket: Please use the power adapter which is supplied with the TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router only.3. until the SYS LED lights up (about 3 seconds).

TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Figure 1-2 Rear Panel sketch -4- .

0 or later If the device is configured to AP client router mode. such as Microsoft Internet Explorer 5. please install the router according to the following steps. After that. 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. 4. Adjust the direction of the antenna. Connect the PC(s) and each Switch/Hub in your LAN to the LAN Ports on the router. please contact your ISP. The place must accord with the Installation Environment Requirements. you can skip this step).TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Chapter 2 Connecting the Router 2. Cable/DSL Modem. you should connect your PC to the Internet through your broadband service successfully. 6. If there is any problem.) Connect the DSL/Cable Modem to the WAN port on the router. The router will start to work automatically. If the device is configured to AP router mode. 7. 2. shown in Figure 2-1(If you want your device works in AP Client router mode. Connect the AC power adapter to the AC power socket on the router. (If you have the wireless NIC and want to use wireless function. Locate an optimum location for the router. 3. Power on your PC and Cable/DSL Modem. shown in Figure 2-1. and the other end into an electrical outlet. and the router. you also need: 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) 2. you can skip this step. -5- . Netscape Navigator 6.2 Installation Environment Requirements Do not place in direct sunlight or near a heater or heating vent Do not cluttered or crowded. Non-condensing 2. Don't forget to pull out the power plug and keep your hands dry. The best place is usually near the center of the area in which your PC will connect wirelessly.0 or later. you also need: Wireless Internet Access Service (WISP). Power off your PC. 1.1 System Requirements 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. 5. upright is a good direction.3 Connecting the Router Before you install the router. Normally.

TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Figure 2-1 Hardware Installation of the TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router -6- .

1. If you need instructions as to how to do this. These procedures only take you a few minutes. Open a command prompt.168. and then press Enter.255. and Gateway is 192.255.0. The built-in DHCP server will assign IP address for the PC.168.255.1 (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. please refer to Appendix B: Configuring the PC Power off the router and PC. If you need instructions as to how to do this.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Chapter 3 Quick Installation Guide After connecting the TL-WR543G Router into your network.255. The IP address is 192.1. Now. If the result displayed is similar to that shown in Figure 3-1.168. Connect the local PC to the LAN ports of the router. This chapter describes how to configure the basic functions of your TL-WR543G Wireless AP Client Router. 2) Note: For Windows 98 OS or earlier. Figure 3-1 Success result of Ping command -7- . Configure the IP address manually 1) 2) Set up the TCP/IP Protocol for your PC. the PC and router may need to be restarted. And the default Subnet Mask is 255. The following example is in Windows 2000 OS.1. These values can be seen from the LAN. the connection between your PC and the router has been established. 3.1.0.1. you can run the Ping command in the command prompt to verify the network connection between your PC and the router.1 TCP/IP configuration The default IP address of the TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router is 192.168. and type ping 192. as an example we use the default values for description in this guide. They can be changed as you desire. Subnet Mask is 255. you should configure it. Then turn on the router and restart the PC. You can access the Internet via the router immediately after successfully configuring.xxx ("xxx" is from 2 to 254). There are then two ways to configure the IP address for your PC. please refer to Appendix B: Configuring the PC Configure the network parameters.1.

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.1. it means that your PC has not connected to the router.2 ~ 192. your PC's IP address must be within the range of 192. Then click the OK button or press the Enter key. both in lower case letters. Connect to the router by typing http://192.1.1. it is easy to configure and manage the TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router. the gateway must be 192.168. a login window will appear similar to that shown in Figure 3-4.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide If the result displayed is similar to that shown in Figure 3-2. Enter admin for the User Name and Password.168.2 Quick Installation Guide With a Web-based (Internet Explorer or Netscape® Navigator) utility. Is the TCP/IP configuration for your PC correct? Note: If the router's IP address is 192.1. The Web-based utility can be used on any Windows.1 in the address field of Web browser.1.254.168. Figure 3-2 Failure result of Ping command Please check the connection following these steps: 1. Figure 3-3 Login the router After a moment.1. -8- . 2.168. Macintosh or UNIX OS with a Web browser.168.1 3.

it can access the Internet wirelessly by your WISP’s support. In AP client router mode. it can access the Internet via ADSL/Cable Modem. cancel the Using Proxy checkbox. -9- . and then Choose Operation mode page will appear.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Figure 3-4 Login Windows Note: If the above screen does not pop-up. and click OK to finish it. If the User Name and Password are correct. it means that your Web-browser has been set to a proxy. Please click the Quick Setup link on the left of the main menu and the Quick Setup screen will appear. Figure 3-5 Quick Setup Click Next. In AP router mode. you can configure the router using the Web browser. Go to Tools menu>Internet Options>Connections>LAN Settings. in the screen that appears. shown in Figure 3-6: Figure 3-6 Choose Operation mode The router supports two mode operation modes for multi-user to access the Internet: AP client router and AP router.

and then Choose WAN Connection Type page will appear. please contact your ISP. If you Choose "Static IP". If you have difficulty with this process.Enter the Account Name and Password provided by your ISP.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Click Next. If you choose "PPPoE".The Subnet Mask is used for the WAN IP address. Click Next to enter the necessary network parameters. Subnet Mask . the router will automatically receive the IP parameters from your ISP without needing to enter any parameters.This is the WAN IP address as seen by external users on the Internet (including your ISP).255. If you choose "Dynamic IP". Please select one compatible with your ISP. IP Address . shown in Figure 3-9: Figure 3-9 Quick Setup . the Static IP settings page will appear. you will see this page shown in Figure 3-8: Figure 3-8 Quick Setup .Static IP Note: The IP parameters should have been provided by your ISP.PPPoE Account Name and Password .0 . Enter the IP address into the field.10 - . it is usually 255. shown in Figure 3-7: Figure 3-7 Choose WAN Connection Type The router supports three popular ways to connect to the Internet. These fields are case sensitive.255.

If you select 54Mbps (802. Channel . This value is case-sensitive. it is compatible with 11Mbps (802.If your ISP provides another DNS server. Figure 3-10 Quick Setup .Indicates the current mode 54Mbps (802. This field determines which operating frequency will be used.13. If you need instructions as to how to do this. Primary DNS . The same SSID must be assigned to all wireless devices on your network.11g).5: "Reboot" Click the Next button. please refer to Section 4.The current channel in use. the WLAN LED on the front panel will not be lit and the wireless stations will not be able to access the router. These settings are only for basic wireless parameters. If disabled.11b). If enabled.11b).Enter the DNS Server IP address into the boxes if required. for advanced settings. the Wireless settings page will appear below. This field specifies the region where the wireless function of the router can be used.Select your region from the pull-down list.Wireless settings In this page.11g). SSID . click Next. You will then see the Finish page: Figure 3-11 Quick Setup . After you complete the above." Note: The change of wireless settings won't take effect until the router reboots! You can reboot it manually. Secondary DNS . the WLAN LED will be lit up and wireless stations will be able to access the router. For example.Indicates whether the Access Point feature of the router is enabled or disabled.Finish . It may be illegal to use the wireless function of the router in a region other than one of those specified in this field.11 - .TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Default Gateway .Enter a value of up to 32 characters.Enter the gateway IP address into the box if required. enter it into this field. Region . you can configure the following wireless parameters: Wireless Radio . 11Mbps (802.6: "Wireless. The default SSID is TP-LINK. TP-LINK is NOT the same as tp-link. Mode . please refer to Section 4.

TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide After finishing all configurations of basic network parameters. please click Finish button to exit this Quick Setup.12 - . .

LAN This field displays the current settings or information for the LAN. there are the detailed explanations and instructions for the corresponding page. the Disconnect button will be shown here while you are accessing the Internet. DNS server and WAN connection type. Static Routing. including the MAC address. You can also cut the connection by clicking the button. If you have not connected to the Internet. 4. 4. SSID.2 Status The Status page displays the router's current status and configuration. Wireless This field displays basic information or status for wireless function. including MAC address. Wireless. Submenus will be available after you click one of the main menus. you can configure and manage the router. DHCP. The eleven main menus are: Status. . There are eleven main menus on the left of the Web-based utility.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Chapter 4 Configuring the Router This chapter describes each Web page's key functions. 4. IP address and Subnet Mask. Wireless MAC address. To apply any settings you have altered on the page. including Wireless Radio. System Up Time The total up time of the router from when it was switched on or reset. just click Connect to establish the connection. 1.1 Login After your successful login. Default Gateway. DDNS and System Tools. Traffic Statistics This field displays the router's traffic statistics. Forwarding. 2.13 - . Channel. Network. If PPPoE is chosen as the WAN connection type. please click the Save button. Operation Mode. Mode. Subnet Mask. Security. WAN These parameters apply to the WAN port of the router. On the right of the Web-based utility. and IP address. All information is read-only. Quick Setup. 3. IP address. The detailed explanations for each Web page key’s function are listed below.

14 - .3 4. Please select one your want.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Figure 4-1 Router Status 4. Figure 4-2: .2: "Quick Installation Guide." The router supports two operation modes. Click Save to save your choice. (The default mode is AP Client Router). AP Client Router and AP Router.4 Quick Setup Operation Mode Please refer to Section 3.

1 LAN You can configure the IP parameters of LAN on this page. The WAN Connection Type can be setup in WAN page by using Dynamic IP. PPTP. While connecting to WISP.The physical address of the router.1X + Dynamic IP.Enter the IP address of your router in dotted-decimal notation (factory default: 192.1.15 - . 802. Figure 4-4 LAN MAC Address . PPPoE. IP Address . The Ethernet WAN port is automatically disabled. Click any of them. The WAN Connection Type can be setup in WAN page by using Dynamic IP. The value can't be changed. 4. AP Router: In this mode. WAN and MAC Clone.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Figure 4-2 Operation Mode AP Client Router: In this mode. as seen from the LAN.5.168.5 Network Figure 4-3 the Network menu There are three submenus under the Network menu (shown in Figure 4-3): LAN. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below. Static IP.1X + Static IP. Big Pond Cable. and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. 4. All LAN ports and the wireless port share the same IP to ISP through Ethernet WAN port. . the device enables multi-user to share the Internet from WISP.1). 802. The Wireless port acts same as a LAN port while in AP mode. the Wireless port works as a WAN port in AP Client mode. PPPoE. All LAN ports share the same IP from WISP through Wireless port. Static IP. and PPTP. L2TP. the device enables multi-user to share the Internet via ADSL/Cable Modem. L2TP.

“PPPoE”.2 WAN You can configure the WAN port parameters on this page.255. If you aren’t given any login parameters (fixed IP Address. First. b. please select Dynsamic IP. Clicks the Renew button to renew the IP parameters from your ISP. it only provides five kinds of connection type.0 as the subnet mask. MTU Size . “Dynamic IP”.5. If the new LAN IP Address you set is not in the same subnet. If the new LAN IP Address you set is not in the same subnet. If you are not sure which connection type you use currently. Note: a. etc.1X + Static IP/Big Pond Cable/L2TP/PPTP) for the Internet.1X + Dynamic IP/802. If the device works in the AP Client mode. please choose the WAN Connection Type (Dynamic IP/Static IP/PPPoE/802.255. please select Static IP. You can see the page as follows (Figure 4-5): Figure 4-5 WAN – Dynamic IP This page displays the WAN IP parameters assigned dynamically by your ISP. 4. and “PPTP”. The default type is Dynamic IP.An address code that determines the size of the network.16 - . “L2TP”. c. Default Gateway. Normally use 255. please select the type of your ISP provided (PPPoE/BigPond/L2TP/PPTP). you must use the new IP Address to login the router. please contact your ISP to obtain the correct information. the IP Address pool of the DHCP server will not take effect. If you are given a user name and a password. If you are given a fixed IP (static IP). until they are re-configured. Subnet Mask. the router will automatically get IP parameters from your ISP. If you change the IP Address of LAN. “Static IP”. Click the Release button to release the IP parameters. including IP address. logging ID.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Subnet Mask . 1.The normal MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) value for most Ethernet networks . etc). the Virtual Server and DMZ Host will change accordingly at the same time. If you choose Dynamic IP.

The normal MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) value for most Ethernet networks is 1500 Bytes.Enter the IP address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP. select Use These DNS Servers and enter the primary and secondary addresses into the correct fields. Note: If you get address and find error when you go to a Web site.Static IP You should type the following parameters into the spaces provided: IP Address .TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide is 1500 Bytes. For some ISPs you need to reduce the MTU.(Optional) Enter the gateway IP address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP. Primary DNS .255. Subnet Mask . If you choose Static IP. Otherwise. Default Gateway .(Optional) Type another DNS address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP if provided. and should not be done unless you are sure it is necessary for your ISP connection. the DNS servers will be assigned dynamically from your ISP. shown in Figure 4-6: Figure 4-6 WAN .A few ISPs' DHCP servers do not support the broadcast applications. MTU Size . it is likely that your DNS servers are set up improperly. Secondary DNS .17 - . and should not be done unless you are sure it is necessary for your ISP connection. But this is rarely required. If your ISP gives you one or two DNS addresses. usually is 255.Enter the subnet Mask in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP.(Optional) Enter the DNS address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP. You should contact your ISP to get DNS server addresses. (This is rarely required. Get IP with Unicast DHCP . But this is rarely required. . If you cannot get the IP Address normally. you can choose this option. The Static IP settings page will appear.0.) 2. For some ISPs you may need to modify the MTU. you should have fixed IP Parameters specified by your ISP.255.

TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide 3. 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. Connect Manually . you should enter the following parameters (Figure 4-7): Figure 4-7 WAN . will the Time-based Connecting function can take effect. since some applications is visiting the Internet continually in the background. To use this option.18 - . click the radio button.You can configure the router to disconnect your Internet connection after a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time). click the radio button. click the radio button. 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. the router will disconnect from the Internet connection. enter the number of minutes you want to have elapsed before your Internet connection terminates. After a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time).Connect automatically after the router is disconnected. Note: Only when you have configured the system time on System Tools -> Time page.You can configure the router to make it connect or disconnect manually. .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. To use this option. Connect Automatically .PPPoE User Name/Password . If your Internet connection has been terminated due to inactivity. Otherwise. enter 0 in the Max Idle Time field. Time-based Connecting . Connect on Demand enables the router to automatically re-establish your connection as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. These fields are case-sensitive. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times. Connect on Demand . enter "0" in the Max Idle Time field. Otherwise.You can configure the router to make it connect or disconnect based on time. If you choose PPPoE. If you wish to activate Connect on Demand. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times.

which your ISP provided. This should not be done unless you are sure it is necessary for your ISP. do not detect.1X + Dynamic IP.If you know that your ISP does not automatically transmit DNS addresses to the router during login. since some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the background. enter it as well. DNS IP address . Click the Disconnect button to disconnect immediately. these should not be configured unless you are sure it is necessary for your ISP. the page shown in Figure 4-8 will then appear: Figure 4-8 PPPoE Advanced Settings Packet MTU . you need modify the MTU.The default value is 0. Detect Online Interval . 4.19 - . click “Use the following DNS servers” checkbox and enter the IP address in dotted-decimal notation of your ISP’s primary DNS server. which value is usually fine. Click the Advanced Settings button to set up the advanced option. Click the Save button to save your settings.If you know that your ISP does not automatically transmit your IP address to the router during login. you can input the value between 0 and 120.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Caution: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time. If the value is 0. Service Name/AC Name . it means.The service name and AC (Access Concentrator) name. For some ISPs. The router will detect Access Concentrator online at every interval between seconds. Click the Connect button to connect immediately. you should enter the follow parameters(Figure 4-9) : .The default MTU size is 1492 bytes. If you choose 802. click “Use the IP Address specified by ISP” check box and enter the IP Address in dotted-decimal notation. ISP Specified IP Address . If a secondary DNS server address is available.

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Figure 4-9 802.1X + Dynamic IP Settings User Name - Enter the user name for 802.1X authentication provided by your ISP Password - Enter the password for 802.1X authentication provided by your ISP. Click Login to start 802.1X authentication. Click Logout to end 802.1X authentication. Host Name - This field is required to be filled by some service provider. 5. If you choose 802.1X + Static IP, you should enter the follow parameters (Figure 4-10) :

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Figure 4-10 802.1X + Static IP Settings User Name - Enter the user name for 802.1X authentication provided by your ISP Password - Enter the password for 802.1X authentication provided by your ISP. Click Login to start 802.1X authentication. Click Logout to end 802.1X authentication. IP Address - Enter the IP address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP. Subnet Mask - Enter the subnet Mask in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP. Default Gateway - (Optional) Enter the default gateway IP address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP. 6. If you choose Big Pond Cable, you should enter the following parameters (Figure 4-11):

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Figure 4-11 Big Pond Settings User Name/Password - Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. These fields are case-sensitive. Auth Server - Enter the authenticating server IP address or host name. Auth Domain - Type in the domain suffix server name based on your location. E.g., NSW / ACT - nsw.bigpond.net.au VIC / TAS / WA / SA / NT - vic.bigpond.net.au QLD - qld.bigpond.net.au Connect on Demand - You can configure the router to disconnect from your Internet connection after a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time). If your Internet connection has been terminated due to inactivity, Connect on Demand enables the router to automatically re-establish your connection as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. If you wish to activate Connect on Demand, click the radio button. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times, enter 0 in the Max Idle Time field. Otherwise, enter the number of minutes you want to have elapsed before your Internet connection terminates. Caution: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time, since some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the background. Connect Automatically - Connect automatically after the router is disconnected. To use this option, click the radio button. Connect Manually - You can configure the router to make it connect or disconnect manually. After a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time), the router will disconnect from your Internet connection, and you will not be able to re-establish your connection automatically as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. To use this option, click the radio button. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times, enter "0" in the Max Idle Time
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field. Otherwise, enter the number 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, since some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the background. Click the Connect button to connect immediately, Click the Disconnect button to disconnect immediately. 7. If you choose L2TP, you should enter the following parameters (Figure 4-12):

Figure 4-12

L2TP Settings

User Name/Password - Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. These fields are case-sensitive. Dynamic IP/ Static IP – Choose either as you are given by your ISP. Click the Connect button to connect immediately, Click the Disconnect button to disconnect immediately. Connect on Demand - You can configure the router to disconnect from your Internet connection after a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time). If your Internet connection has been terminated due to inactivity, Connect on Demand enables the router to automatically re-establish your connection as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. If you wish to activate Connect on Demand, click the radio button. If you want your
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and you will not be able to re-establish your connection automatically as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. Note: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time. since some applications is visiting the Internet continually in the background. enter the number in minutes that you wish to have the Internet connecting last unless a new link is requested. Connect Automatically . click the radio button. since some applications is visiting the Internet continually in the background. After a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time). Connect Manually . Otherwise.24 - . the router will disconnect from your Internet connection. Note: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time. Otherwise. enter "0" in the Max Idle Time field. If you choose PPTP. To use this option. 8. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Internet connection to remain active at all times. enter the number of minutes you want to have elapsed before your Internet connection terminates. enter 0 in the Max Idle Time field.You can configure the router to make it connect or disconnect manually. To use this option. you should enter the following parameters (Figure 4-13): .Connect automatically after the router is disconnected. click the radio button.

Connect on Demand . Otherwise. Click the Connect button to connect immediately. enter 0 in the Max Idle Time field.You can configure the router to disconnect from your Internet connection after a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time).TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Figure 4-13 PPTP Settings User Name/Password . These fields are case-sensitive. Click the Disconnect button to disconnect immediately. Connect on Demand enables the router to automatically re-establish your connection as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. If you choose static IP and enter the domain name. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times. Note: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time. And click the Save button. If you wish to activate Connect on Demand. If your Internet connection has been terminated due to inactivity. you should also enter the DNS assigned by your ISP.25 - . Dynamic IP/ Static IP – Choose either as you are given by your ISP and enter the ISP’s IP address or the domain name. . click the radio button. enter the number of minutes you want to have elapsed before your Internet connection terminates.Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP.

. the router will prompt you to reboot.Connect automatically after the router is disconnected. the router will disconnect from your Internet connection. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times. click the radio button. Note: 1) Only the PC on your LAN can use the MAC Address Clone feature. To use this option. Figure 4-14: Figure 4-14 MAC Address Clone Some ISPs require that you register the MAC Address of your adapter. which is connected to your cable/DSL Modem or Ethernet during installation. please enter the correct MAC address into this field. To use this option. The format for the MAC Address is XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX (X is any hexadecimal digit). Otherwise.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide since some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the background. Note: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time. you can click the Clone MAC Address button and this MAC address will fill in the WAN MAC Address field. since some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the background. WAN MAC Address .This field displays the MAC address of the PC that is managing the router. If the MAC address is required.5. Click the Save button to save your settings.26 - . 2) If you click the Save button. enter "0" in the Max Idle Time field. Connect Automatically . and you will not be able to re-establish your connection automatically as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again.3 MAC Clone You can configure the MAC address of the WAN port on this page. 4. which is used for the WAN port. enter the number in minutes that you wish to have the Internet connecting last unless a new link is requested. click the radio button. After a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time). Click Restore Factory MAC to restore the MAC address of WAN port to the factory default value. Your PC's MAC Address . If your ISP requires that you register the MAC address. Connect Manually . Changes are rarely needed here.You can configure the router to make it connect or disconnect manually.This field displays the current MAC address of the WAN port.

27 - .TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide 4.6 Wireless Figure 4-15 Wireless menu There are four submenus under the Wireless menu (shown in Figure 4-15): Wireless Settings. Note: The MAC Filtering is only available in the AP mode. Enable Wireless Router Radio. Site Survey. Advanced Settings. Click any of them.6. some options (Region. Figure 4-16: . and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. 4. MAC Filtering and Wireless Statistics. Channel Mode. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below.1 Wireless Settings The basic settings for the wireless network in AP Client mode are set on this page. Enable Bridges and Enable SSID Broadcast) are not available and could not be modified. In AP Client mode.

The default SSID is TP-LINK. the wireless stations will be able to connect the router without encryption.Select WPA/WPA2 authentication type based on pre-shared passphrase. Security Options .Enter a value of up to 32 characters.Select WEP authentication type based on 802. TP-LINK is NOT the same as tp-link.The wireless security function can be enabled or disabled. The same name (SSID) must be assigned to all wireless devices in your network. WPA /WPA2 . but it is recommended strongly that you change your networks name (SSID) to a different value. Enable Wireless Security . If disabled. WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK .11 authentications. For example.You can select one of the following authentication options: • When you select WEP for authentication type you can select the following .TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Figure 4-16 Wireless Settings in AP Client Router mode SSID .Select WPA/WPA2 authentication type based on Radius Server. The encryption settings are described below.You can select one of the following authentication types: • • • WEP . It is strongly recommended that you choose this option to encrypt your wireless network. Security Type .28 - . This value is case-sensitive.

Select 802.11 Shared Key authentication. 1-29 seconds are not usable figures. a-f.Specify the group key update interval in seconds. zero key is not permitted) or 13 ASCII characters.29 - .TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide authentication options: • • • • • Automatic .11 Open System authentication. WEP Key settings . Encryption . a-f. Key Type . zero key is not permitted) or 16 ASCII characters. ASCII Code Format stands for any combination of keyboard characters in the specified length. zero key is not permitted) or 5 ASCII characters.Select Shared Key or Open System authentication type automatically based on the wireless station request. When you select WPA/WPA2 as an authentication type you can select Automatic WPA or WPA2 as authentication option. Hexadecimal format stands for any combination of hexadecimal digits (0-9. When you select WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK for authentication type you can select Automatic.You can enter a WPA or WPA2 passphrase between 8 and 63 characters long.You can select the WEP key length (64-bit. TKIP or AES as Encryptions. or 152-bit) for encryption. Group Key Update Period . A-F) in the specified length. . The value can be either 0 seconds or from 30 seconds and up.When you select WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK or WPA/WPA2 for Authentication Type you can select Automatic. A-F. A-F. For 128-bit encryption . A-F. For 152-bit encryption . "Disabled" means the WEP key entry is invalid. These values must be identical on all wireless stations in your network.You can enter 32 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9. Figure 5-16a WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK PSK Passphrase . WEP Key Format .You can enter 26 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9. • • • For 64-bit encryption .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. WPA –PSK or WPA2-PSK as authentication options.You can select ASCII or Hexadecimal format. a-f. Shared Key .You can enter 10 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9. or 128-bit. Enter 0 to disable the update. a-f.Select 802. Open System .

Figure 4-17: . Radius Password .30 - .TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Figure 5-16b WPA/WPA2 Radius Server IP . the basic settings for the wireless network are set on this page.Enter the IP address of the Radius Server Radius Port . If you select AP Router.Enter the port number that the radius service used.Enter the password for the Radius Server.

31 - .TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Figure 4-17 Wireless Settings in AP Router mode Region . .Select your region from the pull-down list. It may be illegal to use the wireless function of the router in a region other than one of those specified in this field. When you select your local region from the pull-down list. then the Note Dialog appears. Click the Save button. Click OK. please contact your local government agency for assistance. If your country or region is not listed. This field specifies the region where the wireless function of the router can be used. The default region is United States.

Select the desired wireless mode.The wireless radio of this Router can be enabled or disabled to allow wireless stations access. There are six entries can be configured. Enable SSID Broadcast .11b wireless stations can connect to the router. you should do as following: 1. Mode .This field determines which operating frequency will be used.11b wireless stations to connect to the router. • MAC of AP (1-6): Input the MAC address of the AP which you want to communicate with.32 - . version for North America does not have region selection option. Note: The default is "54Mbps (802. which allows both 802. For example.If you select the Enable SSID Broadcast checkbox. The APs can communicate with each other in Bridge mode unless they know each other’s MAC address.11g) .TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Note Dialog Note: Limited by local law regulations.11g)". you can input MAC address of other APs to communicate with them wirelessly in Bridge mode. Enable Bridges – If you select the Enable Bridges checkbox. If enabled. Otherwise. wireless stations will not be able to access.11g and 802. The options are: • • 54Mbps (802. It is not necessary to change the wireless channel unless you notice interference problems with another nearby access point. Select Enable Bridges and input 00-13-56-A8-9E-1B as following screen shown. Enable Wireless Router Radio . Channel .11b wireless stations can connect to the router. the Wireless Router SSID will broadcast its name (SSID) on the air.Both 802. wireless stations will be able to access the router.11b) . if the router whose MAC address is 00-13-56-A8-9E-1A wants to communicate with an AP whose MAC address is 00-13-56-A8-9E-1B in Bridge mode. .11g and 802.Only 802. 11Mbps (802.

. there is only one Security Type (WEP) for you to encrypt the wireless network.The short of eXtended Range™. Be sure to click the Save button to save your settings on this page.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide 2.3 Site Survey This Page shows the site list of scanning result.33 - . If enabled. then input 00-13-56-A8-9E-1A in corresponding Blank. there are three Security Type (WEP. and you can choose one to connect to. Otherwise. Access the AP's Web-based utility and configure the AP under Bridge mode.6. Note: The router will reboot automatically after you click the Save button. Note: If Bridges is enabled in AP Client mode. 1/2. 1/8 and Min. WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK and WPA/WPA2). 4. Figure 4-18 XR .The transmit power of the access point. Note: The router will reboot automatically after you click Save. There are five options for you to select in the pull-down list: Max. 4. 1/4.6. Power . the wireless transmission distance will be longer in the same condition of circumstance.2 Advanced Settings This page shows some advanced settings about this router for you.

the Figure 4-16 will be shown. Shown in Figure 4-20: Figure 4-20 the SSID of Wireless Settings 4. Signal -The signal received from the AP.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Figure 4-19 AP List BSSID -The BSSID of the AP. Channel -The channel the AP works in.4 MAC Filtering The Wireless MAC Filtering for wireless networks are set on this page. And the SSID has been configured.34 - . usually also the MAC address of the AP. If you see the page as Figure 4-19 and you want to connect to the TP-LINK. If you click the Connect. Security -The AP communicates in privacy. E. The Figure 4-16 will display and the SSID is TP-LINK-WR543G. you can click Connect.6.Choose one AP from list to connect to.WR543G site. Choose .g. SSID -The SSID of the AP. Figure 4-21: .

follow these instructions: 1. which depend on the station's MAC addresses. For example: .A simple description of the wireless station. otherwise. Description . Status .35 - . Privilege .TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Figure 4-21 Wireless MAC address Filtering The Wireless MAC Address Filtering feature allows you to control wireless stations accessing the router.The status of this entry either Enabled or Disabled. You may select one of the following Allow / Deny / 64-bit / 128-bit / 152-bit. Enter the appropriate MAC Address into the MAC Address field.Specify a unique WEP key (in Hexadecimal format) to access the router. The “Add or Modify Wireless MAC Address Filtering entry" page will appear.Select the privileges for this entry. please select the radio button Allow the stations not specified by any enabled entries in the list to access.The wireless station's MAC address that you want to access. To set up an entry. shown in Figure 4-22: Figure 4-22 Add or Modify Wireless MAC Address Filtering entry To add or modify a MAC Address Filtering entry. WEP Key . follow these instructions: First. select the radio button Deny the stations not specified by any enabled entries in the list to access. The format of the MAC Address is XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX (X is any hexadecimal digit). If you desire that the unspecified wireless stations can access the router. MAC Address . To Add a Wireless MAC Address filtering entry. click the Add New… button. you must decide whether the unspecified wireless stations can access the router or not.

3. WEP Key will be enabled. repeat steps 1-6. click the Delete. while all other wireless stations cannot access the router. 2. Click the Enable button to enable this function. Click the Add New.Select Enabled or Disabled for this entry on the Status pull-down list. 3. 128-bit or 152-bit in the Privilege field. select Deny in the Privilege pull-down list and select Enabled in the Status pull-down list. Enter a simple description of the wireless station in the Description field. Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. To add additional entries. Modify the information.. 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.36 - . 6.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide 00-0A-EB-B0-00-0B. button and enter the MAC address 00-0A-EB-00-07-BE in the MAC Address field.07-BE be able to access the router.If you select 64-bit. Click the Save and the Return button. 3. or 152-bit is selected. WEP Key . A-F) in the specified length. enter any combination of hexadecimal digits (0-9.. 2. If you want to delete the entry. select Allow in the Privilege pull-down list and select Enabled in the Status pull-down list. Select the radio button: Deny the stations not specified by any enabled entries in the list to access for Filtering Rules. Click the Save button to save this entry. Click the Save and the Return button. 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. 4. For example: Wireless station A. you should configure the Wireless MAC Address Filtering list by following these steps: 1. For example: 2F34D20BE2. To modify or delete an existing entry: 1. Privilege .. Note: When 64-bit.00-07-5F not be able to access the router. Click the Add New. enter wireless station A in the Description field. button and enter the MAC address 00-0A-EB-00-07-5F in the MAC Address field. Status . For example: If you desire that the wireless station A with MAC address 00-0A-EB-00. one of Allow / Deny / 64-bit / 128-bit / 152-bit. .Select the privileges for this entry. a-f. or 128-bit. 5. Delete all or disable all entries if there are any entries already.. Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled. Click the Save button. The wireless station B with MAC address 00-0A-EB. 2. 4. 5. enter wireless station B in the Description field.

5 Wireless Statistics This page shows MAC Address. Received Packets and Sent Packets for each connected wireless station. thus. enter wireless station C in the Description field. Current Status. If the numbers of connected wireless stations go beyond one page. Click the Add New.. no wireless stations can access the router. Figure 4-23 The router attached wireless stations MAC Address . other wireless stations that are not in the list will be able to access the router. however. . Click the Save and the Return button.37 - .The connected wireless station's MAC address Current Status . The filtering rules that configured should be similar to the following list: Note: 1) If you select the radio button Allow the stations not specified by any enabled entries in the list to access for Filtering Rules.The connected wireless station's running status. click on the Refresh button. select 128-bit in the Privilege pull-down list. 2) 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. To update this page and to show the current connected wireless stations. 4. and there are not any enable entries in the list. one of STA-AUTH / STA-ASSOC / AP-UP / WPA / WPA-PSK /WPA2/WPA2-PSK/None Received Packets .Packets received by the station Sent Packets .TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide 6.Packets sent by the station You cannot change any of the values on this page.6. the wireless station B will still not be able to access the router.. button and enter the MAC address 00-0A-EB-00-07-8A in the MAC Address field. click the Next button to go to the next page and click the Previous button to return the previous page. Note: This page will be refreshed automatically every 5 seconds. enter 2F34D20BE2E54B326C5476586A in the WEP Key field and select Enabled in the Status pull-down list.

and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.This field specifies the last of the addresses in the IP address pool.100 is the default start address.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. The DHCP Server can be configured on the page (shown in Figure 4-25): Figure 4-25 DHCP Settings DHCP Server . DHCP Clients List and Address Reservation.) Input the IP address of another DNS server if your ISP provides two DNS servers. Enter the amount of time. 192.(Optional.7 DHCP Figure 4-24 The DHCP menu There are three submenus under the DHCP menu (shown in Figure 4-24): DHCP Settings. The default value is 120 minutes.168. Or consult your ISP. . The range of the time is 1 ~ 2880 minutes. which provides the TCP/IP configuration for all the PC(s) that are connected to the router on the LAN. Primary DNS . The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below. you must have another DHCP server within your network or else you must manually configure the computer.1 Default Domain .7.(Optional. If you disable the Server.(Optional.1.1. Address Lease Time . End IP Address . 192.199 is the default end address. Click any of them.) Input the domain name of your network. default value is 192. Default Gateway . in minutes.168. Start IP Address . 4.This field specifies the first of the addresses in the IP address pool.38 - .TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide 4.1 DHCP Settings The router is set up by default as a DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server.1.) Input the DNS IP address provided by your ISP. Secondary DNS .168.Enable or Disable the DHCP server. The user will be "leased" this dynamic IP Address.(Optional.) Suggest to input the IP address of the LAN port of the router.

(Pop-up Figure 4-28) . 4. Figure 4-27 Address Reservation MAC Address .The IP address that the router has allocated to the DHCP client. click on the Refresh button. MAC Address. you must configure all computers on the LAN as "Obtain an IP Address automatically" mode. This page is used for address reservation (shown in Figure 4-27). and Lease Time for each DHCP Client attached to the router (Figure 4-26): Figure 4-26 Index .The time of the DHCP client leased.The MAC address of the DHCP client Assigned IP .39 - .The name of the DHCP client MAC Address . DHCP client will request to renew the lease automatically.The index of the DHCP Client DHCP Clients List Client Name . Assigned IP Address .2 DHCP Clients List This page shows Client Name.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Note: To use the DHCP server function of the router.3 Address Reservation When you specify a reserved IP address for a PC on the LAN. that PC will always receive the same IP address each time when it accesses the DHCP server.7. Status . To Reserve IP addresses: 1.The IP address of the router reserved. You cannot change any of the values on this page. Reserved IP addresses should be assigned to servers that require permanent IP settings.The MAC address of the PC of which you want to reserve IP address. Before the time is up. To update this page and to show the current attached devices. This function will take effect until the router reboots. 4. Assigned IP. Click the Add New button. Lease Time .The status of this entry either Enabled or Disabled.7.

such as DNS. Click any of them. If you want to delete the entry. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries. Any PC that was used for a virtual server must have a static or reserved IP Address because its IP Address may change . Figure 4-28 Add or Modify an Address Reservation Entry To modify or delete an existing entry: 1. Click the Next button to go to the next page and Click the Previous button to return the previous page. Note: The function won't take effect until the router reboots. Email and FTP.8 Forwarding Figure 4-29 The Forwarding menu There are four submenus under the Forwarding menu (shown in Figure 4-29): Virtual Servers. A virtual server is defined as a service port.) and IP address in dotted-decimal notation of the computer you wish to add. and all requests from the Internet to this service port will be redirected to the computer specified by the server IP. Enter the MAC address (The format for the MAC Address is XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX.8. 3. 4. Port Triggering. 3. 4. Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. click the Delete.40 - . Click the Save button. Click the Save button when finished. DMZ and UPnP. 2. and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled.1 Virtual Servers Virtual servers can be used for setting up public services on your LAN. Modify the information. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide 2.

IP Address .TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide when using the DHCP function. either TCP or UDP. or All. 6. 4. select another service. You can type a service port or a range of service ports (the format is XXX – YYY. If so.The numbers of External Ports. You can set up virtual servers on this page. XXX is the start port. Protocol . Figure 4-31 Note: Add or Modify a Virtual Server Entry It is possible that you have a computer or server that has more than one type of available service. If the Common Service Port list does not have the service that you want to use. Click the Save button. YYY is the end port). UDP. shown in Figure 4-30: Figure 4-30 Virtual Servers Service Port . and enter the same IP Address for that computer or server. either TCP. 3. Status . Select the protocol used for this application. To setup a virtual server entry: 1.41 - .The status of this entry either Enabled or Disabled. To modify or delete an existing entry: . Type the IP Address of the computer in the Server IP Address box. 2. 5. type the number of the service port or service port range in the Service Port box. (pop-up Figure 4-31) Select the service you want to use from the Common Service Port list.The IP Address of the PC providing the service application.The protocol used for this application. Select the Enable checkbox to enable the virtual server. Click the Add New button. or All (all protocols supported by the router).

Click the Save button. Internet calling and so on. 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. video conferencing. either TCP. 4.The port or port range used by the remote system when it responds to the outgoing request. like Internet games. you must set the Web management port on Security –> Remote Management page to be any value except 80 such as 8080. Incoming Ports Range .42 - .2 Port Triggering Some applications require multiple connections. An outgoing connection using this port will "Trigger" this rule.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide 1. 3. and associates them with the local host. operation is as follows: Port Triggering 1. Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled. Modify the information. You can set up Port Triggering on this page shown in Figure 4-32: Figure 4-32 Once configured. or All (all protocols supported by the router).The protocol used for Trigger Ports. . 2. Port Triggering is used for some of these applications that can work with an NAT router. If you want to delete the entry.8. 3. Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. You can input at most 5 groups of ports (or port section). UDP. Note: If you set the virtual server of service port as 80. opens the incoming port or ports associated with this entry in the Port Triggering table. A response using one of these ports will be forwarded to the PC that triggered this rule. A local host makes an outgoing connection using a destination port number defined in the Trigger Port field. These applications cannot work with a pure NAT router. Trigger Port . The router records this connection.The port for outgoing traffic. Trigger Protocol . 2. Click the Next button to go to the next page and Click the Previous button to return the previous page. Or else there will be a conflict to disable the virtual server. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries. click the Delete.

It has the same effect as adding a new rule. enter the following data on the Port Triggering screen. 2000-2038. and the application will fill in the Trigger Port. or All. or All. (pop-up Figure 4-33) Enter a port number used by the application when it generates an outgoing request. either TCP or UDP. For example.". 2085. 1. 4. Click the Save button to save the new rule. Status . Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled. Click the Add New button. 6. either TCP. 5. Incoming Protocol .The status of this entry either Enabled or Disabled. Select the protocol used for Incoming Ports Range from the pull-down list. Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled.The protocol used for Incoming Ports Range. either TCP or UDP. Figure 4-33 Add or Modify a Triggering Entry There are many popular applications in the Popular Application list. 7. UDP. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries Note: . or ALL (all protocols supported by the router). 3010-3030. incoming Ports Range boxes and select the Enable checkbox.43 - . Click the Save button.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Every group of ports must be set apart with ". 3. 2. Modify the information. You can select it. 3. Enter the range of port numbers used by the remote system when it responds to the PC's request. Select the protocol used for Trigger Port from the pull-down list. click the Delete. 2050-2051. To modify or delete an existing entry: 1. Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. If you want to delete the entry. 2. Select the Enable checkbox to enable. To add a new rule.

3) Incoming Port Range cannot overlap each other. Current UPnP Settings List . 3.UPnP can be enabled or disabled by clicking the Enable or Disable button. DMZ host forwards all the ports at the same time.8. 4. As allowing this may present a risk to security. UPnP devices can be automatically discovered by the UPnP service application on the LAN. The trigger connection of other hosts on LAN will be refused. such as Internet computers. this feature is disabled by default. 4. . 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.44 - . the firewall related to the host will not work.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide 1) When the trigger connection is released. to access the local host resources or devices as needed. Click the Enable radio button DMZ Enter the local host IP Address in the DMZ Host IP Address field Click the Save button.8. 2) Each rule allowed to be used only by one host on LAN synchronously.4 UPnP The Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) feature allows the devices.This table displays the current UPnP information. Note: After you set the DMZ host. the according opening ports will be closed. You can configure UPnP on this page that shown in Figure 4-35: Figure 4-35 UPnP Settings Current UPnP Status . 2.3 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. You can set up DMZ host on this page shown in Figure 4-33: Figure 4-34 To assign a computer or server to be a DMZ server: 1.

Internal Port . which the router opened for local host.9. IP Address Filtering. the port is inactive. Click any of them.9 Security Figure 4-36 The Security menu There are six submenus under the Security menu (shown in Figure 4-36): Firewall. Status . Protocol .45 - . The default setting for the switch is off. 4. their settings are ineffective.Internal port. If the general firewall switch is off. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below. Domain Filtering. Click Refresh to update the Current UPnP Settings List. “Enabled” means that port is still active. 4. which the router opened for the application. DNS Filtering and MAC Filtering are enabled. even if IP Address Filtering. Remote Management and Advanced Security. Otherwise. .TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide • • • • • • App Description – The description provided by the application in the UPnP request External Port .External port. MAC Filtering. IP Address .Either Enabled or Disabled.1 Firewall Using the Firewall page (shown in Figure 4-37).Shows which type of protocol is opened. you can turn the general firewall switch on or off. and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.The UPnP device that is currently accessing the router.

Disabled. Enable Domain Filtering . You can select the default filtering rules of MAC Address Filtering. either Allow or Deny accessing the router. There are two default filtering rules of IP Address Filtering.9. Enable MAC Filtering . Enable IP Address Filtering .the general firewall switch is on or off. Figure 4-38: Figure 4-38 IP address Filtering To disable the IP Address Filtering feature.set MAC Address Filtering is enabled or disabled. The IP address filtering is set on this page.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Figure 4-37 Firewall Settings Enable Firewall . either Allow or Deny passing through the router. 4.set Domain Filtering is enabled or disabled. keep the default setting.2 IP Address Filtering The IP address Filtering feature allows you to control the Internet Access by specific users on your LAN based on their IP addresses. To set up an IP .set IP Address Filtering is enabled or disabled.46 - .

6 – 61.168.Enter a WAN IP Address or a range of WAN IP Addresses in the field. in dotted-decimal notation format. LAN IP Address . and click the Add New… button. For example. UDP.Enter a LAN Port or a range of LAN ports in the field. Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled. . Modify the information. Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. Keep the field open. 3. which means all WAN IP Addresses have been put into the field. If you want to delete the entry. 7. Effective Time .30. which point to the range time for the entry to take effect. either TCP.47. 6.Enter a LAN IP Address or a range of LAN IP addresses in the field. Action . 192.145. The page "Add or Modify an IP Address Filtering entry" will appear shown in Figure 4-39: Figure 4-39 Add or Modify an IP Address Filtering Entry To create or modify an IP Address Filtering entry. Click the Save button to save this entry. Keep the field open. 8. WAN IP Address . To modify or delete an existing entry: 1.145.1. in dotted-decimal notation format. or All (all protocols supported by the router). For example.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Address Filtering entry. For example. WAN Port -Enter a WAN Port or a range of WAN Ports in the field. Click the Save button.Select Enabled or Disabled for this entry on the Status pull-down list.Select which protocol is to be used.20 . Status .Enter a range of time in HHMM format. please follow these instructions: 1. 61.238. which means all WAN Ports have been put into the field. 5. 3.2000.47 - . click the Delete. Protocol . the entry will take effect from 08:03 to 17:05. 9. For example. 2. 0803 .192. 1030 . Keep the field open. For example. LAN Port .168. which means all LAN IP Addresses have been put into the field.1.1705.Select either Allow or Deny through the router. 2. 25 – 110. click Enable Firewall and Enable IP Address Filtering on the Firewall page. 4.238. which means all LAN ports have been put into the field. Keep the field open.

1.9.168.3 Domain Filtering The Domain Filtering page (shown in Figure 4-40) allows you to control access to certain websites on the Internet by specifying their domains or key words.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Click the Delete All button to delete all entries You can change the entry’s order as desired.7 on your local network. and then click the Move button to change the entry’s order.134.48 - . Fore entries are before hind entries. shown in Figure 4-41: Figure 4-41 Add or Modify a Domain Filtering entry . Click the Next button to the next page and click the Previous button to return to the previous page. Figure 4-40 Domain Filtering Before adding a Domain Filtering entry. The page "Add or Modify a Domain Filtering entry" will appear. you must ensure that Enable Firewall and Enable Domain Filtering have been selected on the Firewall page.168. Enter the ID number in the first box you want to move and another ID number in second box you want to move to.96. click the Add New… button.12. For example: If you desire to block E-mail received and sent by the IP Address 192. and to make the PC with IP Address 192. To Add a Domain filtering entry.8 unable to visit the website of IP Address 202.1. while other PC(s) have no limit you should specify the following IP address filtering list: 4.

4 MAC Filtering Like the IP Address Filtering page. 2.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide To add or modify a Domain Filtering entry.1705.net in the end on the Internet while no limit for other websites. follow these instructions: 1.com. 4. if you enter: 0803 . Status . Effective Time . click the Delete. the MAC Address Filtering page (shown in Figure 4-42) allows you to control access to the Internet by users on your local network based on their MAC Address.xxyy.com. If you want to delete the entry. 2. 3. than the entry will take effect from 08:03 to 17:05. if you want to block the PC(s) on your LAN to access websites www.49 - . .9. Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled. .cn.Select Enabled or Disabled for this entry on the Status pull-down list. Modify the information. For example. 3. A blank in the domain field means all websites on the Internet.com and websites with . For example.net. Click the Enabled All button to make all entries enabled. Domain Name .aabbcc.cn. Click the Save button. 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 the Previous button to return to the previous page. you should specify the following Domain filtering list: 4. www. For example: www. Click the Save button to save this entry.xxyy.Enter a range of time in HHMM format specifying the time for the entry to take effect.Type the domain or key word as desired in the field. To modify or delete an existing entry: 1.

shown in Figure 4-43: Figure 4-43 Add or Modify a MAC Address Filtering entry To add or modify a MAC Address Filtering entry. To Add a MAC Address filtering entry. The page "Add or Modify a MAC Address Filtering entry" will appear. The format of the MAC Address is XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX (X is any hexadecimal digit). clicking the Add New… button. Type the description of the PC in the Description field. click the Delete.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Figure 4-42 MAC address Filtering Before setting up MAC Filtering entries. follow these instructions: 1. click the Return button to return to the MAC Address Filtering page. Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. Modify the information. If you want to delete the entry. you must ensure that Enable Firewall and Enable MAC Filtering have been selected on the Firewall page. repeat steps 1-4. 3. Fox example: John’s PC. Click the Save button to save this entry. Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled. 2. Enter the appropriate MAC Address into the MAC Address field. 4.50 - . Click the Save button.Select Enabled or Disabled for this entry on the Status pull-down list. To add additional entries. 2. 3. When finished. To modify or delete an existing entry: 1. For example: 00-0E-AE-B0-00-0B. Status . .

8:8080.51 - . This feature allows you to manage your Router from a remote location.Web browser access normally uses the standard HTTP service port 80.6 Advanced Security Using Advanced Security page (shown in Figure 4-45). To access the router.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled. Figure 4-44 Remote Management Web Management Port .5 Remote Management You can configure the Remote Management function on this page shown in Figure 4-44. if your Router's WAN address is 202. you can protect the router from being attacked by TCP-SYN Flood. After successfully entering the password. 4. you will be able to access the router's Web-based utility. For greater security.This is the current address you will use when accessing your router from the Internet. change the default IP Address to another IP Address as desired.8 and you use port number 8080.96. followed by a colon and the custom port number.9. enter in your browser: http://202. . 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.0.12. To enable this function. For example.96. Remote Management IP Address .0. This router’s default remote management Web port number is 80. then. via the Internet. you will type your router's WAN IP Address into your browser's Address (in IE) or Location (in Navigator) box.0. The default IP Address is 0.12. first. It means this function is disabled. UDP Flood and ICMP-Flood from LAN. Note: Be sure to change the router's default password to a very secure password. 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. You will be asked for the router's password. you can change the remote management Web interface to a custom port by entering that number in this box provided.9. Choose a number between 1024 and 65534. enable the Firewall and MAC Address Filtering on the Firewall page. but do not use the number of any common service port. 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: 4.

If enabled. Ignore Ping Packet from WAN Port . When the current UPD-FLOOD Packets numbers is beyond the set value. The result of the statistic used for analysis by SYN Flood. The Packets Statistic interval value indicates the time section of the packets statistic.Enable or Disable the UDP-FLOOD Filtering.52 - .Enable or Disable the TCP-SYN.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Figure 4-45 Advanced Security settings Packets Statistic interval (5 ~ 60) .The default value is 50. Enter a value between 5 ~ 3600 packets.The default value is 10. .Enable or Disable forbidding Ping Packet to access the router from the LAN port. When the current ICMP-FLOOD Packets number sis beyond the set value. Select a value between 5 and 60 seconds in the pull-down list. the router will start up the blocking function immediately. the ping packet from the LAN port cannot access the router.The default value is 50. TCP-SYN-FLOOD Packets threshold: (5 ~ 3600) . the router will start up the blocking function immediately. the ping packet from the Internet cannot access the router. The default value is disabled. Only when it is enabled.FLOOD Attack Filtering. UDP Flood and ICMP-Flood. the router will start up the blocking function immediately. Enable ICMP-FLOOD Attack Filtering . ICMP-FLOOD Packets threshold: (5 ~ 3600) . When the current TCP-SYN-FLOOD Packets numbers is beyond the set value. Enter a value between 5 ~ 3600 packets.The default value is 50. will the flood filters be effective. DoS protection . (Defends against some viruses) Click the Save button to save the settings.Enable or Disable the DoS protection function.Enable or Disable ignore ping packet from WAN port. Enter a value between 5 ~ 3600 packets. If enabled. UDP-FLOOD Packets threshold: (5 ~ 3600) . Enable TCP-SYN-FLOOD Attack Filtering .Enable or Disable the ICMP-FLOOD Attack Filtering. Enable UDP-FLOOD Filtering . The default is disabled. Forbid Ping Packet from LAN Port .

.The MAC address that blocked by DoS are displayed here. The page will appear that shown in Figure 4-46: Figure 4-46 Thwarted DoS Host Table This page shows Host IP Address and Host MAC Address for each host blocked by the router. To add or delete a route. and which portion is the host portion.10 Static Routing A static route is a pre-determined path that network information must travel to reach a specific host or network. Host MAC Address . Host IP Address. Static Routing Click the Add New button.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Click the Blocked DoS Host Table button to display the DoS host table by blocking.The IP address that blocked by DoS are displayed here.The Destination IP Address is the address of the network or host that you want to assign to a static route.This is the IP Address of the gateway device that allows for contact between the router and the network or host. (pop up Figure 4-48) Enter the following data: Destination IP Address . To update this page and to show the current blocked host. Click the Clear All button to clear all displayed entries. After the table is empty the blocked host will regain the capability to access the Internet.The Subnet Mask determines which portion of an IP Address is the network portion. click on the Refresh button. Default Gateway . Subnet Mask .53 - . 3. work in the area under the Static Routing page (shown in Figure 4-47). Select Enabled or Disabled for this entry on the Status pull-down list. Click the Return button to return to the Advanced Security page 4. 2. Figure 4-47 To add static routing entries: 1.

click the Delete.net or www. DDNS lets you assign a fixed host and domain name to a dynamic Internet IP Address.dyndns. To set up for DDNS.dyndns. Modify the information. If you want to delete the entry.11 Dynamic DNS The router offers a Dynamic Domain Name System (DDNS) feature. or other server behind the router. the page will appear as shown in Figure 4-49: .cn. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries 4. Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled.org DDNS If your selected dynamic DNS Service Provider is www. you need to sign up for DDNS service providers such as www.11. It is useful when you are hosting your own website. 2.org.org. Before using this feature.54 - . Figure 4-48 To modify or delete an existing entry: 1. FTP server. The Dynamic DNS client service provider will give you a password or key.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide 4. 3. www.1 Dyndns. Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled. follow these instructions: 4. Click the Save button to save it.comexe.oray. Click the Save button. Add or Modify a Static Route Entry Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify.

4.3 Comexe. 2. Type the User Name for your DDNS account. 4.net DDNS If your selected dynamic DNS Service Provider is www.net DDNS Settings To set up for DDNS. Connection Status .oray. Click Logout to logout of the DDNS service. Connection Status -The status of the DDNS service connection is displayed here. Domain Name . the page will appear as shown in Figure 4-51: .11. the page will appear as shown in Figure 4-50: Figure 4-50 Oray.The status of the DDNS service connection is displayed here.cn DDNS If your selected dynamic DNS Service Provider is www. 4.org DDNS Settings To set up for DDNS. follow these instructions: 1. Click Logout to logout the DDNS service. 2. Type the Password for your DDNS account.2 Oray.cn. 3. Click the Login button to login to the DDNS service.11.comexe. Type the Password for your DDNS account. Type the User Name for your DDNS account. follow these instructions: 1. 3. Click the Login button to login the DDNS service.55 - .The domain names are displayed here.net. Type the domain names your dynamic DNS service provider gave.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Figure 4-49 Dyndns.

Type the domain names your dynamic DNS service provider gave. 4. Type the Password for your DDNS account. Connection Status -The status of the DDNS service connection is displayed here.12 Port QoS Port QoS helps you to use the network resources more reasonable. You can configure the Port QoS on this page. 2. follow these instructions: 1. Click the Login button to login to the DDNS service. shown in Figure 4-52. 4.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Figure 4-51 Comexe. .56 - . It allows you to set the bandwidth priority for every LAN port (LAN1-4) and wireless communication. Type the User Name for your DDNS account. Click Logout to logout of the DDNS service. 3.cn DDNS Settings To set up for DDNS. The port that has the highest priority can get the best bandwidth.

Enable .3. 1.Enable or Disable QoS function for corresponding port.The minimum download guaranteed bandwidth specified for the corresponding port. If Disabled. Download Quantum .The upload bandwidth provided by your ISP. the surplus bandwidth will be shared alike by them.There are five ports. Port . You can set the priority for each of them. the surplus bandwidth would be assigned to the highest priority port.Enable or Disable QoS function. It is the switch of QoS. The sum of all ports' upload quantum can't be larger than Upload Bandwidth. Priority . which means four physical LAN port and one wireless interface. The unitage is 32kbps. Download Quantum is 0 and .4 and Wireless. UpLoad Bandwidth .2.57 - .Administer the distribution of surplus bandwidth. 3 and Lowest. 2. the port configuration will be the default value: Upload Quantum is 0. DownLoad Bandwidth . If there is still surplus bandwidth after the guaranteed bandwidth of all ports have been satisfied.The minimum upload guaranteed bandwidth specified for corresponding port. The sum of all ports' download quantum must not be larger than Download Bandwidth.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Figure 4-52 Port QoS Settings Enable QoS . 1. The following Port QoS Configuration won't be effective unless it is enabled. There are five priorities listed in descending order: Highest. Upload Quantum . If you specify the same priority for multi-ports at the same time.The download bandwidth provided by your ISP. The unitage is 32kbps.

Be sure to click Save to save the new settings for the router. Because the wireless communication will engross good-sized of CPU.58 - . "Mbps" means 1000. there are two unitages provided: "kbps" means 1000 bit/sec. Click any of them. Password.000 bit/sec. For G. it is recommended strongly that you set a conservative value to avoid the configure value overstep the actual value.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Priority is "Lowest". If you desire highest priority to port 1. 2. Log and Statistics.1 Time You can set time manually or get GMT from the Internet for the router on this page (shown in Figure 4-54): . 3. Note: 1. we assume that the UpLoad Bandwidth and DownLoad Bandwidth supplied by ISP are 10Mbps respectively.13. If you can't get it. 4. you can configure the router as Figure 4-52 shown. Firmware. 7. 4. Because a quantum is equal to 32kbps. 5. the port guaranteed bandwidth that you configure is always multiples of 32kbps. lower priority (take 2 level for example) to port 2 and lowest priority to wireless communication. Factory Defaults. In configuring system Bandwidth. Wireless configuration is not available at AP Client Router mode. Reboot.264 video.729A VoIP. Backup and Restore. we strongly recommended that you should choose the lowest priority for wireless to avoid the excessive use of CPU. and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. For H. For example. both the recommendatory upload and download guaranteed bandwidth are 64kbps and the workable quantum is 2. 4. both the recommendatory upload and download guaranteed bandwidth are 8kbps and the workable quantum is 1. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below. 6. You can ask your ISP or network administrator for the actual value of system upload and download Bandwidth.13 System Tools Figure 4-53 The System Tools menu There are eight submenus under the System Tools menu (shown in Figure 4-53): Time.

Time setting follows these steps below: 1. Enter date and time in the right blanks Click Save. Enter daylight saving beginning time and end time in the right blanks. please follow the steps below. 2.Select your local time zone from this pull down list. Select using daylight saving time. The time will be lost if the router is turned off. The router will obtain GMT automatically from the Internet if it has already connected to the Internet. 3.13. 2. Date . Note: 1 This setting will be used for some time-based functions such as firewall.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Figure 4-54 Time settings Time Zone . You must specify your time zone once you login to the router successfully. Select your local time zone. Click the Get GMT button to get GMT time from the Internet if you have connected to the Internet. the time limited on these functions will not take effect.59 - . Time . 1. If you’re using Daylight saving time. if not.Enter your local date in MM/DD/YY into the right blanks. .2 Firmware The page (shown in Figure 4-55) allows you to upgrade the latest version firmware to keep your router up-to-date. 2 3 4.Enter your local time in HH/MM/SS into the right blanks.

Displays the current firmware version. there is no need to upgrade firmware. unless the new firmware supports a new feature you need. follow these instructions: 1. Click the Upgrade button.60 - . Click Browse to view the folders and select the downloaded file.3 Factory Defaults This page (shown in Figure 4-56) allows you to restore the factory default settings for the router. • • • The default User Name: admin The default Password: admin The default IP Address: 192. 2. 3. Download the latest firmware upgrade file from the TP-LINK website (www.com and can be downloaded for free. 4.1. If the router is not experiencing difficulties. Figure 4-56 Restore Factory Default Click the Restore button to reset all configuration settings to their default values. Note: 1 2 Do not turn off the router or press the Reset button while the firmware is being upgraded.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Figure 4-55 Firmware Upgrade New firmware is posted at www. To upgrade the router's firmware.tp-link. Note: When you upgrade the router's firmware. The hardware version of the upgrade file must accord with the current hardware version. The router will reboot after the Upgrading has been finished.1 . Hardware Version . so make sure you backup the router’s settings before you upgrade its firmware. you will lose current configuration settings.com).Displays the current hardware version.168.13. Firmware Version .tp-link.

The restoration process lasts for 20 seconds and the router will restart automatically.255.13. To restore the router's configuration.4 Backup and Restore This page (shown in Figure 4-57) allows you to save current configuration of router as backup or restore the configuration file you saved before. . Web Service Port of the router. Click the Restore button. (System will reboot automatically) MAC Clone (system will reboot automatically) DHCP service function. Static address assignment of DHCP server.13.0 Note: Any settings you have saved will be lost when the default settings are restored.5 Reboot This page (shown in Figure 4-58) allows you to reboot the router. Keep the router on during the restoring process. Reboot the router Some settings of the router will take effect only after rebooting. Figure 4-57 Backup & Restore Configuration Click the Backup button to save all configuration settings as a backup file in your local computer. Figure 4-58 Click the Reboot button to reboot the router.61 - .TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide • The default Subnet Mask: 255. 4. follow these instructions: • • Click the Browse button to select the backup file which you want to restore. Note: The current configuration will be covered with the uploading configuration file. which include: • • • • • • Change LAN IP Address. Upgrade the firmware of the router (system will reboot automatically).255. 4. to prevent any damage.

13. All users who try to access the router's Web-based utility or Quick Setup will be prompted for the router's user name and password.13. Click the Clear Log button to clear all the logs. . Click the Clear All button to clear all. Enter the new Password twice to confirm it.6 Password This page (shown in Figure 4-59) allows you to change the factory default user name and password of the router. You can query the logs to find what happened to the router. 4. 4.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide • Restore the router's settings to factory default (system will reboot automatically).7 Log This page (shown in Figure 4-60) allows you to query the logs of the router. Figure 4-59 Password It is recommended strongly that you change the factory default user name and password of the router. Figure 4-60 System Log The router can keep logs of all traffic. Note: The new user name and password must not exceed 14 characters in length and must not include any spaces.62 - . Click the Refresh button to refresh the logs. Click the Save button when finished.

The total amount of packets received and transmitted in the last Packets Statistic interval seconds. Sorted Rules .Enable or Disable. The default value is disabled.Here displays sort as desired Statistics Table: IP Address Packets Total Bytes Packets The total amount of bytes received and transmitted by the router. The total amount of the UDP packets transmitted to WAN in the last Packets Statistic interval seconds.The default value is 10. The Packets Statistic interval indicates the time section of the packets statistic. Figure 4-61 Statistics Current Statistics Status .TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide 4. To enable. Select a value between 5 and 60 seconds in the pull-down list. Bytes ICMP Tx UDP Tx TCP SYN Tx Current Click the Save button to save the Packets Statistic interval value.8 Statistics The Statistics page (shown in Figure 4-61) displays the network traffic of each PC in LAN. click the Enable button. the function of DoS protection in Security settings will be ineffective. including total traffic and traffic of the last Packets Statistic interval seconds. The total amount of the ICMP packets transmitted to WAN in the last Packets Statistic interval seconds. Packets Statistics Interval .63 - . The IP Address displayed with statistics The total amount of packets received and transmitted by the router.13. The total amount of the TCP SYN packets transmitted to WAN in the last Packets Statistic interval seconds. . The total amount of bytes received and transmitted in the last Packets Statistic interval seconds. If disabled.

TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Click the Auto-refresh checkbox to refresh automatically. Click the Refresh button to refresh immediately. .64 - .

please configure the router following the above steps. On the WAN page. since some applications is visiting the Internet continually in the background. and click "WAN" submenu. click the “Network” menu on the left of your browser. select “Dynamic IP” for "WAN Connection Type". which is connected to your cable/DSL Modem during installation. Figure A-2 Note: 1. If your ISP requires MAC register. you can select “Auto-connecting” for the Internet connection mode. select “PPPoE” for WAN Connection Type.65 - 2) . PPPoE Connection Mode Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time. Some ISPs require that you register the MAC Address of your adapter. Otherwise.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Appendix A: FAQ 1. click the “Network” menu on the left of your browser. and click "WAN" submenu. How do I configure the router to access the Internet by Ethernet users? 1) Login to the router. 2. Type an appropriate number for “Max Idle Time” to avoid wasting paid time. finish by clicking “Save”. select “Connect on Demand” or “Connect Manually” for the Internet connection mode. Type user name in the “User Name” field and password in the “Password” field. Figure A-1 4) PPPoE Connection Type If your ADSL lease is in “pay-according-time” mode. finish by clicking “Connect”. How do I configure the router to access the Internet by ADSL users? 1) 2) 3) First. . 2. If you are a Cable user. Login to the router. Connect the Ethernet cable from your ADSL Modem to the WAN port on the router. On the WAN page. login to the router and click the "Network" menu link on the left of your browser. configure the ADSL Modem configured in RFC1483 bridge model. The telephone cord plugs into the Line port of the ADSL Modem.

Figure A-3 3. The format for the MAC Address is XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX. you don’t need to do anything with the router. 4) How to enable DMZ Host: Login to the router. On the "MAC Clone" page. click the "Clone MAC Address" button and your PC’s MAC address will fill in the "WAN MAC Address" field. click Add New. type the MAC Address into the "WAN MAC Address" field.168. if your PC’s MAC address is proper MAC address. MAC Clone I want to use Netmeeting. Figure A-4 Virtual Servers A-5 Note: Add or Modify a Virtual server Entry Your opposite side should call your WAN IP.1. click the “Forwarding” menu on the left of . click the “Forwarding” menu on the left of your browser. remember to “Enable” and “Save”. and your IP address behind the IP Address. It will take effect after rebooting. assuming 192. How to configure Virtual Server: Login to the router. which is displayed on the “Status” page. Then click the "Save" button. enter “1720” into the blank behind the “Service Port”. On the "Virtual Server" page. what do I need to do? 1) 2) 3) If you start Netmeeting as a sponsor.169 for an example. then on the “Add or Modify a Virtual Server” page. and click "Virtual Servers" submenu. If you start as a response. Or else.66 - .TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide and then click "MAC Clone" submenu link. you need to configure Virtual Server or DMZ Host.

168. On the "Remote Management" page.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide your browser. click the “Forwarding” menu on the left of your browser. Click “Save” and reboot the router. such as 88. into the "Web Management Port" field. and click "Remote Management" submenu. 3) Login to the router. you must change the Web management port number to avoid interference. click “Enable” radio and type your IP address into the “DMZ Host IP Address” field.1:88 (the router’s LAN IP address: Web Management Port) in the address field of the Web browser. then on the “Add or Modify a Virtual Server” page.188 for an example. click the “Security” menu on the left of your browser.168. click Add New. using 192. remember to “Enable” and “Save”. remember to click the "Save” button. Figure A-6 4. Figure A-7 Note: Remote Management If the above configuration takes effect. assuming 192. to configure to the router by typing http://192.1. type a port number except 80.168.169 as an example.67 - . and click the "Virtual Servers" submenu.1. To change the Web management port number: Login to the router. and your IP address behind the IP Address. On the "DMZ" page. what should I do? 1) 2) Because the Web Server port 80 will interfere with the Web management port 80 on the router. DMZ I want to build a Web Server on the LAN. and click "DMZ" submenu. Figure A-8 Virtual Servers . On the "Virtual Server" page. enter “80” into the blank behind the “Service Port”.1.

check the IP Address of your wireless stations. Add or Modify a Virtual server Entry The wireless stations cannot connect to the router. Make sure the wireless stations have the right KEY for encryption when the router is encrypted. If the wireless connection is ready. but you can’t access the router. Make sure that the wireless stations' SSID accord with the router's SSID.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide A-9 5. 1) 2) 3) 4) Make sure the "Wireless Router Radio" is enabled. .68 - .

and then click on the Network Connections tab in the appearing window. point to Settings. we’ll introduce how to install and configure the TCP/IP correctly in Windows XP.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Appendix B: Configuring the PC In this section. Right click the icon that showed below. select Properties on the prompt page. refer to the adapter’s manual if needed. First make sure your Ethernet Adapter is working. Install TCP/IP component 1) 2) 3) On the Windows taskbar. and then click Control Panel. click the Start button. . Figure 1 4) In the prompt page that showed below. double click on the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP). Click the Network and Internet Connections icon.69 - . 1.

TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client 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.70 - . as shown in the Figure below: . 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.

1. type IP address is 192. Type the router’s LAN IP address (the default IP is 192.168.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client 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 .1.x (x is from 2 to 254).255.0.168.1.168. In the Preferred DNS Server field you can type the DNS server IP address. and Subnet mask is 255. Select Use the following DNS server addresses radio button.1.71 - .1) into the Default gateway field. And the following items available If the router's LAN IP address is 192.255.

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PPPoE.3u. 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 11/5.5/3/2/1Mbps Power. Non-condensing . ICMP. SYS.3.90% RH. CE Environmental and Physical Operating Temp. Four 10/100M Auto-Negotiation LAN RJ45 ports supporting Auto MDI/MDIX 10BASE-T: UTP category 3. 802. WAN. WLAN.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Appendix C: Specifications General Standards Protocols Ports IEEE 802.11g TCP/IP. Operating Humidity 0℃~40℃ (32℉~104℉) 10% . 4.11b and 802. NAT. SNTP One 10/100M Auto-Negotiation WAN RJ45 port. DHCP. 802. 1-4 FCC. 5 cable (maximum 100m) Cabling Type EIA/TIA-568 100Ω STP (maximum 100m) 100BASE-TX: UTP category 5.73 - .

802. DoS (Denial of Service) . T PPPoE (Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet) .11g products. DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) . MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) . For the wireless devices in a network to communicate with each other. This is typically the configuration parameter for a wireless PC card. longer-range wireless connections.PPPoE is a protocol for connecting remote hosts to the Internet over an always-on connection by simulating a dial-up connection. a 2x to 3x eXtended Range™ based client and access point can maintain a connection transmission distance may be up to 830m. 802.4GHz. all devices must be configured with the same SSID. using OFDM modulation and operating in the unlicensed radio spectrum at 2. DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) . ISP (Internet Service Provider) . which gives users the ability to have robust.11g product transmission distance is about 300m. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) .4GHz.11b devices.The 802. NAT (Network Address Translation) .A descriptive name for an address or group of addresses on the Internet. for a coverage area that is up to nine times greater.specification for wireless networking at 54 Mbps using direct-sequence spread-spectrum (DSSS) technology. A traditional 802. SSID . DDNS (Dynamic Domain Name System) .11b .A technology that allows data to be sent or received over existing traditional phone lines. and WEP encryption for security.A protocol that automatically configure the TCP/IP parameters for the all the PC(s) that are connected to a DHCP server. 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. and WEP encryption for security.74 - . .A Service Set Identification is a thirty-two character (maximum) alphanumeric key identifying a wireless local area network.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. It corresponds to the ESSID in the wireless Access Point and to the wireless network name.A company that provides access to the Internet.11g .11b networks are also referred to as Wi-Fi networks.11b and 802. 802. Domain Name . With this range-enhancing technology.The size in bytes of the largest packet that can be transmitted.The WLAN device with 2x to 3x eXtended Range™ WLAN transmission technology make its sensitivity up to 105 dB. and backward compatibility with IEEE 802.A hacker attack designed to prevent your computer or network from operating or communicating.The capability of assigning a fixed host and domain name to a dynamic Internet IP Address.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide Appendix D: Glossary 2x to 3x eXtended Range™ WLAN Transmission Technology .A Demilitarized Zone allows one local host to be exposed to the Internet for a special-purpose service such as Internet gaming or videoconferencing. DNS (Domain Name System) – An Internet Service that translates the names of websites into IP addresses.NAT technology translates IP addresses of a local area network to a different IP address for the Internet.11b and 802.

11b devices.com .net).11b wireless networking standard. which network serving users are limited in a local area.TL-WR543G 54M Wireless AP Client Router User Guide WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) .11 standard. given by the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance (WECA.A data privacy mechanism based on a 64-bit or 128-bit or 152-bit shared key algorithm. http://www. Wi-Fi .A trade name for the 802.wi-fi.75 - . as described in the IEEE 802.A group of computers and associated devices communicate with each other wirelessly. an industry standards group promoting interoperability among 802. see http://www.tp-link. WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network) .

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