TL-MR3420 3G/3.

75G Wireless N Router

Rev: 1.0.0 1910010314

COPYRIGHT & TRADEMARKS
Specifications are subject to change without notice. registered trademarks of their respective holders. No part of the specifications may be reproduced in any form or by any means or used to make any derivative such as translation, transformation, or adaptation without permission from TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. Copyright © 2010 TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. All rights reserved. http://www.tp-link.com is a registered trademark of TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. Other brands and product names are trademarks or

FCC STATEMENT

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: • • • • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/ TV technician for help.

This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1) This device may not cause harmful interference. 2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Note: The manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or tv interference caused by unauthorized modifications to this equipment. Such modifications could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
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FCC RF Radiation Exposure Statement
This equipment complies with FCC RF radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This device and its antenna must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. “To comply with FCC RF exposure compliance requirements, this grant is applicable to only Mobile Configurations. 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
This device is intended for home and office use in all EU countries (and other countries following the EU directive 1999/5/EC) without any limitation except for the countries mentioned below: Country Restriction Reason/remark
General authorization required for outdoor use and public service 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 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

Bulgaria

None

Outdoor use limited to 10 France mW e.i.r.p. within the band 2454-2483.5 MHz

Italy

None

Luxembourg

None

Norway

Implemented

Russian Federation

None

Note: Please don’t use the product outdoors in France.

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. Central Zone.TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO. No. information and communication technology equipment. R. South Building.1: 2006 ETSI EN 301 489-1 V1..1:2008& ETSI EN 301 489-17 V2.: TL-MR3420 Trademark: TP-LINK We declare under our own responsibility that the above products satisfy all the technical regulations applicable to the product within the scope of Council Directives: Directives 1999/5/EC The above product is in conformity with the following standards or other normative documents ETSI EN 300 328 V1. LTD DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY For the following equipment: Product Description: 3G/3. Nanshan. LTD. Science & Technology Park.Environmentally conscious design EN62075:2008 Person is responsible for marking this declaration: Yang Hongliang Product Manager of International Business TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO. China .5 Keyuan Road.1.1:2009 EN60950-1:2006 Recommendation 1999/519/EC EN62311:2008 Directives 2004/108/EC The above product is in conformity with the following standards or other normative documents EN 55022:2006 +A1:2007 EN 55024:1998+A1:2001+A2:2003 EN 61000-3-2:2006 EN 61000-3-3:1995+A1:2001+A2:2005 Directives 2006/95/EC The above product is in conformity with the following standards or other normative documents EN60950-1:2006 Directive(ErP) 2009/125/EC Audio/Video. P.8.75G Wireless N Router Model No.7. Shenzhen.

.......................................................................................1 3... 44 Wireless ........................................................................................................................... 8 3......................1 2....................................................................... 3 The Rear Panel ................................................................................................................................6 Internet Access ....................................................5 Wireless Settings .......5....................1 1...............1 4.......................... Introduction........................................................4 4.......................................... 1 Chapter 1..............5 4.................................................... 8 Quick Installation Guide ................ 6 2.....................3 System Requirements ..............................................5 Login ..................................6........... 48 Wireless MAC Filtering ...........................2 The Front Panel ................ 3 1................................ 17 Status ...........5. Configuring the Router ................................................................... 56 I ............................................ 2 1................................................1 4................................................................... 55 4..............................................................5..........................................................1 4............. 17 4............................................................3 4.......................................................................................................................................2 TCP/IP Configuration .........................4 Overview of the Router...2 1.................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 27 WAN ......2 4.... 6 Installation Environment Requirements .......................................................................................................................... 25 4........................................................................................................................................................................................................ 2 Conventions ...................................................................................................................................... 43 LAN.........................2 2.. 19 Network ............................................................ 3 Panel Layout ................................4 4............................................................... 6 Connecting the Router .......... 6 Chapter 3............................CONTENTS Package Contents ....................... 10 Chapter 4...................................................................................... 45 Wireless Security..............7 DHCP ........ 17 Quick Setup................6..............6........ Connecting the Router ........................................................ 4 Chapter 2................................................................................................................................2 4.....3 1....... 25 3G.....6..3 4............................................ 33 MAC Clone .......................... 45 4......4 4...............................................................4................... 19 QSS........................................... 2 Main Features .............................................................1 1....................5.............................................................3 4......... 52 Wireless Advanced .................................2 4................................................................................... 54 Wireless Statistics.........................................5....................................................................6....4...... Quick Installation Guide..........

......................10 Parental Control .......................4 Factory Defaults ..14 IP & MAC Binding Setting .............................................................................................13.........................3 Firmware Upgrade ..........................................9...........................................................................cn DDNS .2 Diagnostic................................... 94 4........................4 Basic Security.............................................................................11...................11........................ 64 UPnP ...................................13 Bandwidth Control ............................................16.......................................................................................................................1 Time Setting. 62 DMZ................................................................................ 56 DHCP Clients List ..14............................................................................ 58 Forwarding ........................ 84 4............3 4............................11 Access Control .......................4 Virtual Servers .................................. 60 Port Triggering ............ 65 4.............................................16.......2 Rules List.............................................2 4........................................................ 86 4...................... 82 4......................................................................... 90 4.............15 Dynamic DNS............................................................... 96 4..............................2 4..............11........................9...........................................1 Control Settings ...............1 4........................................................................ 97 II .........4 Schedule............................3 No-ip.....................................................................................7......................................................................2 ARP List.......................................2 Dyndns..........1 Binding Setting ................................................8..9 Security ............... 66 Advanced Security...........................11................6 Reboot ......................................7.... 70 4.....................................................................................3 Target...1 4.....12 Static Routing ..............................2 4........................................ 74 4.....................15....9......................... 88 4..................................................... 88 4....16................................................ 58 Address Reservation .............2 Host ............................................................................................................ 69 Remote Management ..........................................................8 DHCP Settings ..................................14.............................1 Rule ............................8.........15........1 4..16.. 84 4......... 90 4................................................... 64 4..................................... 95 4.......................................................................................5 Backup & Restore.............. 85 4...............................................8............... 86 4.......................................................................................3 4.............................................. 71 4...........................16.....org DDNS .......... 74 4.................................................. 77 4.............................................................15........4..................................................... 60 4.....8.......................................................................... 93 4........... 67 Local Management .......................................................................... 92 4......................com DDNS .....9...................................................................................................................... 79 4.......16.......3 4...............................1 Comexe...........7................................ 89 4........................................................ 91 4........................................................................................................................... 81 4......................................................13..............................................16 System Tools .................

..................................................................... 97 4............................................................................... 107 Appendix C: Specifications ....................................16.................................................................................................................................................................. 100 Appendix A: FAQ .........................................8 System Log...........114 III ..16...........................................................112 Appendix E: Compatible 3G/3................................................... 102 Appendix B: Configuring the PCs............................................................................................9 Statistics ....111 Appendix D: Glossary.........75G USB Modem ....................................................7 Password........................................................................................4. 98 4......16......................................................

If any of the listed items are damaged or missing. please contact with your distributor.75G Wireless N Router Package Contents The following items should be found in your package: TL-MR3420 3G/3. -1- .75G Wireless N Router.75G Wireless N Router DC Power Adapter for TL-MR3420 3G/3.TL-MR3420 3G/3. including: • • This Guide Other Helpful Information Note: Make sure that the package contains the above items.75G Wireless N Router Quick Installation Guide Resource CD for TL-MR3420 3G/3.

1 Overview of the Router TP-LINK understands the need for sharing the 3G/3. Automatic 3G/WAN failover feature just provide nonstop internet connection Incredibly High Speed TP-LINK 3G Router provides speeds of 11N speed. 1. the router automatically establishes a WPA2 secure connection for solid security in under a minute. you can via the Internet no matter in home or outside on business. surpasses 11G performance enabling the use of high bandwidth-consuming applications such as HD Videos. We realize the convenience with our latest wireless N 3G Routers ----. Quality of Service-Qos QoS acts as a “bandwidth manager” to ensure that those programs that are sensitive to lag are given as much bandwidth as possible to avoid lag.TL-MR3420 3G/3. on-the-go and share a 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router without any explanation.75G Wireless N Router Chapter 1.2 Conventions The Router or TL-MR3420 mentioned in this guide stands for TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G coverage is available. up to 300Mbps. a Wi-Fi hotspot is instantly established allowing users to share a Internet connection anywhere 3G/3. This feature makes an impression immensely when users are streaming video or music and especially when playing online games where lag often means “Game Over”. Introduction Thank you for choosing the TL-MR3420 3G/3. 3G/WAN Broadband Connection The TL-MR3420 3G/3. you’ll have a reliable wireless connection to accommodate your networking needs.75G connection. or dynamic IP) two kinds of broadband connections to get on the Internet.75G Wireless N Router. static IP. or at a construction site.75G Wireless N Router provides 3G and WAN (xDSL.they give you the freedom to quickly set up a stable and high speed wireless network. 15x that of traditional 11g products. Quick Secure Setup With just pressing on the 'QSS' button. up to 300Mbps. -2- . camping. So whether you’re on the train. 1.75G connection locally that benefits our end users. By connecting a UMTS/HSPA/EVDO USB Card to the router.

supporting Auto MDI/MDIX Compatible with UMTS/HSPA/EVDO USB dongle Automatic 3G / WAN failover Wireless N speed up to 300Mbps 2T2R MIMO. Static Routing Provides Automatic-connection and Scheduled Connection on certain time to the Internet Built-in NAT and DHCP server supporting static IP address distributing Connects Internet on demand and disconnects from the Internet when idle for PPPoE Provides 64/128/152-bit WEP encryption security and wireless LAN ACL (Access Control List) Supports Flow Statistics Supports firmware upgrade and Web management 1. TKIP/AES encryption security Supports 3G/Dynamic IP/Static IP/PPPoE/L2TP/PPTP Internet access Supports Virtual Server. Special Application and DMZ host Supports UPnP.11b and 802.3 Main Features One 10/100M Auto-Negotiation RJ45 WAN port.4 Panel Layout 1. CCA technologies deliver greater coverage and higher speed Wireless security encryption easily at a push of “QSS” button WDS wireless bridge provides seamless bridging to expand your wireless network Backward compatible with 802.TL-MR3420 3G/3. WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK authentication.11g devices Provides WPA/WPA2.75G Wireless N Router 1. four 10/100M Auto-Negotiation RJ45 LAN ports.4. Dynamic DNS.1 The Front Panel Figure 1-1 Front Panel sketch -3- .

The LEDs description Indication 1. Wireless antenna: To receive and transmit the wireless data. A wireless device is connecting to the network by QSS function. Data is received or sent through the 3G dongle. 4) connect the Router to the local PC(s) USB: Connect to the USB Modem. 3. The Router is working properly. 2.3.4 (LAN): These ports (1. This process will last in the first 2 minutes. Please use the power adapter provided with this TL-MR3420 3G/3.TL-MR3420 3G/3. The USB 3G dongle is connected. The Wireless function is disabled. A wireless device failed to be added to the network by QSS function.75G Wireless N Router The Router’s LEDs are located on the front panel (View from left to right). The Router is initializing. Name PWR Status On Off On SYS Flashing Off WLAN WAN. An active device is linked to the corresponding port. No device is linked to the USB port. LAN1-4 Flashing Off On Flashing Off On 3G Flashing Off Slow Flash QSS On Quick Flash Power is on.75G Wireless N Router. A wireless device has been successfully added to the network by QSS function. Table 1-1 Note: After a device is successfully added to the network by QSS function. Power is off. POWER: The Power socket is where you will connect the power adapter. The Router has a system error. -4- .2 The Rear Panel Figure 1-2 Rear Panel sketch The following parts are located on the rear panel (View from left to right). No device is linked to the corresponding port. WAN: This WAN port is where you will connect the DSL/cable Modem. or Ethernet 1. the QSS LED will keep on for about 5 minutes and then turn off. The Wireless function is enabled.2. A device is linked to the corresponding port but there is no activity.4.

TL-MR3420 RESET: There are two ways to reset to the Router's factory defaults: 1)

3G/3.75G Wireless N Router

Use the Factory Defaults function on “System Tools -> Factory Defaults” page in the Router's Web-based Utility.

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Use the Factory Default Reset button: With the Router powered on, use a pin to press and hold the Reset button (about 5 seconds) until the SYS LED becomes quick-flash from slow-flash. And then release the button and wait the Router to reboot to its factory default settings.

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TL-MR3420

3G/3.75G Wireless N Router

Chapter 2. Connecting the Router
2.1 System Requirements
Broadband Internet Access Service (DSL/Cable/Ethernet) One DSL/Cable Modem that has an RJ45 connector (which is not necessary if the Router is connected directly to the Ethernet.) PCs with a working Ethernet Adapter and an Ethernet cable with RJ45 connectors TCP/IP protocol on each PC Web browser, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 , Netscape Navigator 6.0 or above

2.2

Installation Environment Requirements
Place the Router in a well ventilated place far from any heater or heating vent Avoid direct irradiation of any strong light (such as sunlight) Keep at least 2 inches (5 cm) of clear space around the Router Operating Temperature: 0℃~40℃ (32℉~104℉) Operating Humidity: 10%~90%RH, Non-condensing

2.3

Connecting the Router

Before installing the Router, make sure your PC is connected to the Internet through the broadband service successfully. If there is any problem, please contact your ISP. After that, please install the Router according to the following steps. Don't forget to pull out the power plug and keep your hands dry. 1. 2. Power off your PC, Cable/DSL Modem, and the Router. Locate an optimum location for the Router. The best place is usually at the center of your wireless network. The place must accord with the Installation Environment Requirements. 3. 4. Adjust the direction of the antenna. Normally, upright is a good direction. Connect the PC(s) or Switch/Hub in your LAN to the LAN Ports of the 3G Router with Ethernet cable, shown in Figure 2-1. 5. The 3G Router supports both 3G and WAN connection, so you can insert 3G USB Modem and Connect the DSL/Cable Modem to the WAN port of the 3G Router, shown in Figure 2-1. Please visit our website http://www.tp-link.com to get the latest USB modems compatibility, and we recommend you to check whether the modem in your hand has already been tested
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TL-MR3420 by us. 6.

3G/3.75G Wireless N Router

Connect the power adapter to the power socket on the Router, and the other end into an electrical outlet. The Router will start to work automatically.

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Power on your PC and Cable/DSL Modem.

Figure 2-1

Hardware Installation of the 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router

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And the default Subnet Mask is 255. If you need instructions as to how to do this.0. In this guide. The following example is in Windows 2000 OS. you can run the Ping command in the command prompt to verify the network connection between your PC and the Router.xxx ("xxx" is any number from 2 to 254). Open a command prompt.1. If the result displayed is similar to the Figure 3-1. it means the connection between your PC and the Router has been established well. and then press Enter. And then you can configure the IP address for your PC in the following two ways. please refer to Appendix B: "Configuring the PC. -8- .1.1. we use all the default values for description.168.75G Wireless N Router using Quick Setup Wizard within minutes.1.1 (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.1.TL-MR3420 3G/3.255.168.1.255.168.1 TCP/IP Configuration The default IP address of the 3G/3. Connect the local PC to the LAN ports of the Router. 3." 2) Configure the network parameters. Quick Installation Guide This chapter will show you how to configure the basic functions of your 3G/3. and type ping 192." 2) Then the built-in DHCP server will assign IP address for the PC. The IP address is 192. please refer to Appendix B: "Configuring the PC.255. These values can be changed as you desire.255. Now.75G Wireless N Router is 192. Subnet Mask is 255. and Gateway is 192. If you need instructions as to how to do this.168. Configure the IP address manually 1) Set up the TCP/IP Protocol for your PC.75G Wireless N Router Chapter 3.0.

Is the connection between your PC and the Router correct? Note: The 1/2/3/4 LEDs of LAN ports which you link to on the Router and LEDs on your PC's adapter should be lit.TL-MR3420 3G/3. -9- . Figure 3-2 Failure result of Ping command Please check the connection following these steps: 1.75G Wireless N Router Figure 3-1 Success result of Ping command If the result displayed is similar to the Figure 3-2. it means the connection between your PC and the Router is failed.

cancel the Using Proxy checkbox.75G Wireless N Router.75G Wireless N Router If the Router's IP address is 192.2 Quick Installation Guide With a Web-based (Internet Explorer or Netscape® Navigator) utility.TL-MR3420 2.1. similar to the Figure 3-4. After successfully login.168. 2. your PC's IP address must be within the range of 192. it is easy to configure and manage the 3G/3. open a web-browser and type in the default address http://192. a login window will appear. and click OK to finish it. you can click the Quick Setup to quickly configure your Router. both in lower case letters. 1. Then click the OK button or press the Enter key. Figure 3-3 Login the Router After a moment.168. it means that your Web-browser has been set to a proxy. -10- .1. Macintosh or UNIX OS with a Web browser.168. Enter admin for the User Name and Password. Figure 3-4 Note: Login Windows If the above screen does not pop-up. 3. in the screen that appears. Is the TCP/IP configuration for your PC correct? Note: 3G/3. Go to Tools menu>Internet Options>Connections>LAN Settings.1.254. To access the configuration utility.1 in the address field of the browser.1.2 ~ 192.168.1. The Web-based utility can be used on any Windows.

TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 3-5 3. 3G Only In this mode. and 3G access is valid. the router would stop the WAN connection and switch back to 3G access immediately. the router would switch to 3G access. the router will try 3G access only. shown in Figure 3-6. and then Internet Access page will appear. Figure 3-6 3G Preferred Choose Internet Access Mode In this mode. or if no 3G USB modem is inserted. WAN access is disabled. If 3G access fails and WAN access is valid. Once the router succeeds to connect to the 3G network. Quick Setup Click Next. the router would switch to WAN access. If the WAN access fails. The configuration for each mode is similar. Once the router succeeds to connect to the WAN -11- . Select a desired Internet access mode and then click Next. WAN Preferred In this mode. the router will try 3G access first. the router will try WAN access first. Here we take 3G Preferred mode for example.

Dial Number & APN . the Router will automatically detect the connection type your ISP provides. the router would stop the 3G connection and switch back to WAN access immediately. Figure 3-7 Location . After finishing the configuration on this page.Fill these two parameters manually after Set the Dial Number and APN manually is checked.75G Wireless N Router network. These fields are optional but case-sensitive. WAN Only In this mode. If your ISP is not listed in the Mobile ISP. The next screen will appear as shown in Figure 3-7. Make sure the cable is securely plugged into the WAN port before detection. the router will try WAN access only. Username & Password . 5. The appropriate configuration page will be displayed when an active -12- . Select Auto-Detect. You will then see Figure 3-8. check the box before Set the Dial Number and APN manually and fill the Dial Number and APN blanks below.Select the location where you're enjoying the 3G card.TL-MR3420 3G/3. 4. Mobile ISP .Enter the Username and Password provided by your ISP. The router will show the default Dial Number and APN of that ISP. 3G access is disabled.Select the ISP (Internet Service Provider) you apply to for 3G service. click Next to continue.

the next screen will appear as shown in Figure 3-9. -13- . Figure 3-9 Quick Setup – PPPoE If the connection type detected is Dynamic IP. 3G/3. These fields are case sensitive. Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP.75G Wireless N Router Figure 3-8 If the connection type detected is PPPoE. please contact your ISP. the next screen will appear as shown in Figure 3-10. If the connection type detected is Static IP. If you have difficulty with this process. Then you can go on with the wireless configuration.TL-MR3420 Internet service is successfully detected by the Router. the next screen will appear as shown in Figure 3-11. Enter the parameters in the corresponding blanks.

Enter a value of up to 32 characters. Figure 3-11 Quick Setup – Wireless Wireless Radio . the Wireless settings page will appear as shown in Figure 3-11. Considering your wireless network security. SSID .Enable or disable the wireless radio choosing from the pull-down list.TL-MR3420 3G/3. The same name of SSID (Service Set Identification) must be assigned to all wireless devices in your network.75G Wireless N Router Figure 3-10 6.Static IP Click Next to continue. Quick Setup . the default SSID is set to be TP-LINK_XXXXXX (XXXXXX -14- .

Mode . you will see the Finish page as shown in Figure 3-12. It is recommended strongly that you choose one of following options to enable security.You can enter ASCII or Hexadecimal characters. which can adjust the channel width for your clients automatically.75G Wireless N Router indicates the last unique six numbers of each Router’s MAC address). The default channel is set to Auto. Wireless Security . No Change . the key can be made up of any numbers 0 to 9 and any letters A to Z. It would also be a good idea to write down the key and all related wireless security settings. Click the Finish button to finish the Quick Setup. please contact your local government agency for assistance. It is not necessary to change the wireless channel unless you notice interference problems with another nearby access point.This field determines which operating frequency will be used. Disable Security . Region .Select any channel width from the pull-down list. so the AP will choose the best channel automatically. You will then see the Finish page. This field specifies the region where the wireless function of the Router can be used.6: “Wireless”. the length should be between 8 and 63 characters. If you don’t make any changes on the Wireless page. Max Tx Rate . For Hexadecimal. Channel Width . The default setting is automatic. WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK . TEST is NOT the same as test.If you chose this option. For ASCII. the length should be between 8 and 64 characters.Select your region from the pull-down list.The wireless security function can be enabled or disabled. Channel . For advanced settings. this means that upper and lower case keys will affect the outcome.Select WPA based on pre-shared passphrase.You can limit the maximum transmission rate of the Router through this field. the wireless stations will be able to connect the Router without encryption. If disabled. This value is case-sensitive. Please also note the key is case sensitive. For example. It may be illegal to use the wireless function of the Router in a region other than one of those specified in this field. -15- . 7. the key can be made up of any numbers 0 to 9 and letters A to F.This field determines the wireless mode which the Router works on. please refer to Section 4.TL-MR3420 3G/3.You can select one of the following security options. Click the Next button. If your country or region is not listed. wireless security configuration will not change! These settings are only for basic wireless parameters. PSK Password .

WAN Preferred and WAN Only mode is very similar to 3G Preferred mode.TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 3-12 Quick Setup – Finish If there are something changed on the Wireless page. please check whether you can access the Internet or not in the 4.2 Status page. Figure 3-13 Quick Setup – Finish After the rebooting. you will see the Finish page as shown in Figure 3-13. Here we just take 3G Preferred for example. Note: The configuration for 3G Only. -16- . Click the Reboot button to make your wireless configuration to take effect and finish the Quick Setup.

All information is -17- . On the right. there are the corresponding explanations and instructions.75G Wireless N Router Chapter 4. 4.1 Login After your successful login.2 read-only. The detailed explanations for each Web page’s key function are listed below. you will see the fifteen main menus on the left of the Web-based utility. Configuring the Router This chapter will show each Web page's key functions and the configuration way. 4. Status The Status page provides the current status information about the Router.TL-MR3420 3G/3.

75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-1 Router Status -18- .TL-MR3420 3G/3.

By PBC If the wireless adapter supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup and the Push Button Configuration (PBC) -19- . and then you can get a new random value for the Router's PIN. b).2: "Quick Installation Guide. I. Add device . Figure 4-2 QSS QSS Status . You can ensure the network security by generating a new PIN. Current PIN . Gen New PIN ." 4.75G Wireless N Router 4. For the configuration of the new device. The default PIN of the Router can be found in the label or User Guide. Note: To build a successful connection by QSS.TL-MR3420 3G/3. Restore PIN .Click this button.The current value of the Router's PIN displayed here.Enable or disable the QSS function here.Restore the PIN of the Router to its default. here takes the Wireless Adapter of our company for example. a).You can add the new device to the existing network manually by clicking this button.3 Quick Setup Please refer to Section 3. you should also do the corresponding configuration of the new device for QSS function meanwhile. you will see the next screen (shown in Figure 4-2 ). you can establish a wireless connection between wireless adapter and Router using either Push Button Configuration (PBC) method or PIN method.4 QSS This section will guide you add a new wireless device to an existing network quickly by QSS (Quick Secure Setup) function. Choose menu “QSS”. To add a new device: If the wireless adapter supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS).

Click Finish to complete the QSS configuration. and click Next.TL-MR3420 3G/3. please choose Push the button on my access point in the configuration utility of the QSS as below. Step 2: Press and hold the QSS button of the adapter directly for 2 or 3 seconds. The QSS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Method Two: Step 1: Press the QSS button on the front panel of the Router. Step 2: For the configuration of the wireless adapter. Step 3: Wait for a while until the next screen appears.75G Wireless N Router method. you can add it to the network by PBC with the following two methods. Method One: Step 1: Press the QSS button on the front panel of the Router. -20- .

TL-MR3420 3G/3. then the following screen will appear.75G Wireless N Router The QSS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Step 3: Wait for a while until the next screen appears. Click Finish to complete the QSS configuration. The QSS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Method Three: Step 1: Keep the default QSS Status as Enabled and click the Add device button in Figure 4-2. -21- .

Click Finish to complete the QSS configuration.TL-MR3420 3G/3. and click Next. -22- .75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-3 Step 2: Step 3: Add A New Device Choose Press the button of the new device in two minutes and click Connect. For the configuration of the wireless adapter. The QSS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Step 4: Wait for a while until the next screen appears. please choose Push the button on my access point in the configuration utility of the QSS as below.

and click Next. Then click Connect. Step 2: Choose Enter the new device's PIN and enter the PIN code of the wireless adapter in the field behind PIN in the above figure.TL-MR3420 3G/3. By PIN If the new device supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup and the PIN method. -23- . please choose Enter a PIN into my access point or a registrar in the configuration utility of the QSS as below. Method One: Enter the PIN into my Router Step 1: Keep the default QSS Status as Enabled and click the Add device button in Figure 4-2.75G Wireless N Router The QSS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter II. you can add it to the network by PIN with the following two methods. then the following screen will appear. Note: The PIN code of the adapter is always displayed on the QSS configuration screen Step 3: For the configuration of the wireless adapter.

Then click Next.75G Wireless N Router The QSS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Note: In this example. the default PIN code of this adapter is 16952898 as the above figure shown. Step 2: For the configuration of the wireless adapter. The QSS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter -24- .TL-MR3420 3G/3. Here takes the PIN code 12345670 of this Router for example). and enter the PIN code of the Router into the field behind Access Point PIN. please choose Enter a PIN from my access point in the configuration utility of the QSS as below. Method Two: Enter the PIN from my Router Step 1: Get the Current PIN code of the Router in Figure 4-2 (each Router has its unique PIN code.

Please make sure the Wireless Function is enabled before configuring the QSS. Click any of them. WAN.TL-MR3420 Note: 3G/3. you can configure the access mode on the screen below. and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. 3G. 4. 4.5. Note: 1) 2) The status LED on the Router will light green all the time if the device has been successfully added to the network.1 Internet Access Choose menu “Network→Internet Access”. MAC Clone and LAN. and supports automatically take over back up with 3G access as Ethernet WAN failover. -25- . The router is designed to work with either WAN port or 3G USB modem.75G Wireless N Router The default PIN code of the Router can be found in its label or the QSS configuration screen as Figure 4-2. You will see the following screen when the new device successfully connected to the network. c).5 Network Figure 4-4 the Network menu There are five submenus under the Network menu (shown in Figure 4-4): Internet Access. The QSS function cannot be configured if the Wireless Function of the Router is disabled.

the router would switch to 3G access. WAN Only In this mode. the router will try 3G access only. the router would stop the WAN connection and switch back to 3G access immediately.TL-MR3420 3G/3. or when no 3G USB modem is inserted.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-5 3G Preferred Internet Access Mode In this mode. -26- .asp 3) If you are using the 3G Preferred or WAN Preferred. the router would stop the 3G connection and switch back to WAN access immediately. When the router succeeds to connect to the 3G network. the failover/backup function only works between 3G link and PPPoE / Dynamic IP / Static IP. 2) The failover/backup feature between 3G link and BigPond Cable / PPTP / L2TP will be available in the near future. L2TP) and some related parameters could not be set manually. When the router succeeds to connect to the WAN network. WAN access is disabled. PPPoE. When 3G access fails and WAN access is valid. the router will try 3G access first. the router will try WAN access first. disconnect or switch the current access automatically. Click the Save button to save your settings.tp-link. the router would connect. The Connect/Disconnect button (on 3G. Please visit our website to download the latest firmware: http://www. 3G Only In this mode. When the WAN access fails. WAN Preferred In this mode. Note: 1) In 3G preferred and WAN preferred modes. PPTP.com/support/download. and 3G access is valid. the router will try WAN access only. 3G access is disabled. the router would switch to WAN access. until 2010-5-18.

If your USB modem inserted is supported by the Router. Note: 3G settings are unavailable when the Internet Access mode is set to WAN Only mode. Please visit our website http://www. you should first insert your USB modem on the USB port of the Router. Take E220 for example. -27- .TL-MR3420 3G/3. Please change settings on Internet Access if you want to use 3G. There are already much 3G USB modem information embedded in the router. The USB modem parameters will be set automatically if the card is supported by the Router. then your modem model will be shown in the 3G USB Modem field as shown in Figure 4-6. “Unknown Modem” will be shown instead as shown in Figure 4-7.com to get the latest USB modems compatibility list.5. Otherwise. To use the 3G function.75G Wireless N Router 4.2 3G Choose menu “Network→3G”.tp-link. you can configure parameters for 3G function on the screen below.

Please select the location where you're enjoying the 3G card.Please select the ISP (Internet Service Provider) you apply to for 3G service.TL-MR3420 3G/3. The router will show the default Dial Number and APN of that ISP. -28- .75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-6 3G Figure 4-7 Location . Mobile ISP .

Check the box and fill the Dial Number and APN blanks below if your ISP is not listed in the Mobile ISP list or the default values are not the latest ones.Enter the Username and Password provided by your ISP.Enter the Dial Number provided by your ISP. Dial Number . you will find the 3G screen is similar to Figure 4-8.75G Wireless N Router Set the Dial Number and APN manually .Enter the APN (Access Point Name) provided by your ISP.TL-MR3420 3G/3. Once the connection is successful. -29- . Click menu Status and you will see the 3G status is similar to Figure 4-9. APN . Username/Password . Click the Connect button to connect to your 3G network. These fields are case-sensitive.

75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-8 -30- .TL-MR3420 3G/3.

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 because some applications visit the Internet continually in the background.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-9 Connect on Demand . enter 0 in the Max Idle Time field. enter 0 in the Max Idle Time field. Connect Automatically . Connect on Demand enables the Router to automatically re-establish your connection as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. Otherwise. enter the number in minutes that you wish to have the Internet connecting last unless a new link requested. Note: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time because some applications visit the Internet continually in the background. Connect Manually . the Router will disconnect your Internet connection. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times. If you wish to activate Connect on Demand. Otherwise.You can configure the Router to make it connect or disconnect manually. click the radio button.Connect automatically after the Router is disconnected.TL-MR3420 3G/3. -31- . To use this option. If your Internet connection has been terminated due to inactivity. To use this option. and not be able to re-establish your connection automatically as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. enter the number of minutes you want to have elapsed before your Internet connection terminates. After a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time). click the radio button.You can configure the Router to disconnect your Internet connection after a specified period of the Internet connectivity (Max Idle Time). click the radio button.

it will prompt you to set these parameters. But when the router finds the card you just insert "unknown" to it. Parameters of your USB modem can be configured on this page.(Optional) Enter another DNS IP address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP. Click the Add New. To add 3G USB Modem entries. -32- .75G Wireless N Router MTU Size . button in Figure 4-10. Primary DNS . 4. We suggest you to do the “3G USB Modem Setting” only in such circumstance. Click the Save button to save your settings. Click the Upload button to upload the configuration. This should not be done unless you are sure it is necessary for your ISP. follow the steps below..tp-link. Click the Modem Settings button if your 3G USB Modem is not supported by the Router.The default MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) size is 1480 bytes. The router can identify your "unknown" card if the correct parameters are in the list. 2.Enter the DNS IP address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP.If your ISP specifies a DNS server IP address for you. and then you will see the screen as shown in Figure 4-10. and fill the Primary DNS and Secondary DNS blanks below. Download a most recent 3G USB modem configuration file from our website (http://www.com). 3. click the checkbox. Click Browse… to select the path name where you save the downloaded file on the computer into the File blank. and then you will see Figure 4-11.TL-MR3420 3G/3. Secondary DNS . 1. Figure 4-10 3G USB Modem Settings There are already much 3G USB modem information embedded in the router.. Use the following DNS Servers . Otherwise. For some ISPs. The Secondary DNS is optional. you need modify the MTU. the DNS servers will be assigned dynamically from ISP. which is usually fine. The USB modem parameters will be set automatically if the card is supported by the router.

Please change settings on 4.5. you can configure the IP parameters of the WAN on the screen below.5.TL-MR3420 3G/3. If your ISP provides the DHCP service.3 WAN Choose menu “Network→WAN”. and the Router will automatically get IP parameters from your ISP. 1. please choose Dynamic IP type. Note: WAN settings are unavailable when the Internet Access mode is set to 3G Only mode.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-11 Add or Modify a 3G USB Modem Entry 4. You can see the page as follows (Figure 4-12): -33- .1 Internet Access if you want to use WAN.

TL-MR3420 3G/3. including IP address. Note: If you get Address not found error when you access a Web site.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-12 WAN . Subnet Mask. it is likely that your DNS servers are set up improperly. You should contact your ISP to get DNS server addresses.If your ISP gives you one or two DNS addresses. Use These DNS Servers . Get IP with Unicast DHCP . Host Name . the DNS servers will be assigned dynamically from your ISP.This option specifies the Host Name of the Router. Click the Renew button to renew the IP parameters from your ISP.The normal MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) value for most Ethernet networks is 1500 Bytes. It is not recommended that you change the default MTU Size unless required by your ISP. Default Gateway.Dynamic IP This page displays the WAN IP parameters assigned dynamically by your ISP.A few ISPs' DHCP servers do not support the broadcast -34- . select Use These DNS Servers and enter the primary and secondary addresses into the correct fields. etc. Otherwise. MTU Size . Click the Release button to release the IP parameters.

Enter the IP address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP. If your ISP provides a static or fixed IP Address. Gateway and DNS setting. 3. And you should enter the following parameters (Figure 4-14): -35- . It is not recommended that you change the default MTU Size unless required by your ISP. (It is rarely required. select Static IP. If you cannot get the IP Address normally. Primary/Secondary DNS . If your ISP provides a PPPoE connection. Subnet Mask .The normal MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) value for most Ethernet networks is 1500 Bytes. The Static IP settings page will appear.255. MTU Size .TL-MR3420 3G/3. Figure 4-13 WAN .(Optional) Enter the gateway IP address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP.Enter the subnet Mask in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP.75G Wireless N Router applications. you can choose this option. Default Gateway .255. shown in Figure 4-13.(Optional) Enter one or two DNS addresses in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP. usually is 255.0. Subnet Mask.Static IP IP Address . select PPPoE option.) 2.

It’s available only for PPPoE Connection. then you can check the radio button of Dynamic/Static IP to activate this secondary connection. Connect on Demand .You can check this radio button to use Dynamic IP as the secondary connection to connect to the local area network provided by ISP. please enter “0” in the Max Idle Time field. These fields are case-sensitive. If you want your Internet connection keeps active all the time. This is recommended. Dynamic IP . so there is PPPoE connection only.Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. Otherwise.TL-MR3420 3G/3. Disabled . the Internet connection can be terminated automatically after a specified inactivity period (Max Idle Time) and be re-established when you attempt to access the Internet again. If your ISP provides an extra Connection type such as Dynamic/Static IP to connect to a local area network. -36- .75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-14 WAN .The Secondary Connection is disabled by default. Static IP .You can check this radio button to use Static IP as the secondary connection to connect to the local area network provided by ISP. enter the number of minutes you want to have elapsed before your Internet access disconnects. Secondary Connection .In this mode.PPPoE User Name/Password .

You can click the Connect/ Disconnect button to connect/disconnect immediately.The service name and AC (Access Concentrator) name. This mode also supports the Max Idle Time function as Connect on Demand mode. It is not recommended that you change the default MTU Size unless required by your ISP. and the page shown in Figure 4-15 will then appear: Figure 4-15 PPPoE Advanced Settings MTU Size . Note: Only when you have configured the system time on System Tools -> Time page. Service Name/AC Name .The connection will only be established in the period from the start time to the end time (both are in HH:MM format). which is usually fine. please click the Advanced button. which -37- . If you want to do some advanced configurations. Connect Manually .The connection can be re-established automatically when it was down. since some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the background.The default MTU size is “1480” bytes. will the Time-based Connecting function can take effect. The Internet connection can be disconnected automatically after a specified inactivity period and re-established when you attempt to access the Internet again. Time-based Connecting . Caution: Sometimes the connection cannot be terminated although you specify a time to Max Idle Time.TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Connect Automatically .

And you should enter the following parameters (Figure 4-16): Figure 4-16 -38- .If your ISP does not automatically assign DNS addresses to the Router during login. ISP Specified IP Address . please select BigPond Cable. The default value is “0”.75G Wireless N Router should not be configured unless you are sure it is necessary for your ISP. 4.If your ISP does not automatically assign IP addresses to the Router during login. If a secondary DNS server address is available. leaving these fields blank will work. In most cases. You can input the value between “0”and “120”. please click “Use the following DNS servers” check box and enter the IP address in dotted-decimal notation of your ISP’s primary DNS server. please click “Use IP address specified by ISP” check box and enter the IP address provided by your ISP in dotted-decimal notation. DNS IP address . Detect Online Interval . enter it as well. The value “0” means no detect. If your ISP provides BigPond Cable (or Heart Beat Signal) connection.The Router will detect Access Concentrator online at every interval. Click the Save button to save your settings.TL-MR3420 3G/3.

net.bigpond.net.vic.au VIC / TAS / WA / SA / NT . Otherwise.The normal MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) value for most Ethernet networks is 1500 Bytes.Type in the domain suffix server name based on your location. Click the Disconnect button to disconnect immediately. enter the number of minutes you want to have elapsed before your Internet access disconnects.qld. It is not recommended that you change the default MTU Size unless required by your ISP.au MTU Size . Click the Connect button to connect immediately. please select L2TP option. And you should enter the following parameters (Figure 4-17): -39- . Auth Server . Click the Save button to save your settings.The connection can be re-established automatically when it was down. If your ISP provides L2TP connection. If you want your Internet connection keeps active all the time. e. These fields are case-sensitive. please enter “0” in the Max Idle Time field. Auth Domain .Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP.In this mode. Connect Manually .You can click the Connect/Disconnect button to connect/disconnect immediately. NSW / ACT .bigpond.bigpond. This mode also supports the Max Idle Time function as Connect on Demand mode. Connect on Demand . Caution: Sometimes the connection cannot be terminated although you specify a time to Max Idle Time because some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the background.au QLD .net.75G Wireless N Router User Name/Password .g. the Internet connection can be terminated automatically after a specified inactivity period (Max Idle Time) and be re-established when you attempt to access the Internet again. Connect Automatically .Enter the authenticating server IP address or host name.nsw. 5. The Internet connection can be disconnected automatically after a specified inactivity period and re-established when you attempt to access the Internet again.TL-MR3420 3G/3.

Dynamic IP/ Static IP .75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-17 L2TP Settings User Name/Password .Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. These fields are case-sensitive. Connect on Demand . enter the number of minutes you want to have elapsed before your Internet connection terminates. enter 0 in the Max Idle Time field.Choose either as you are given by your ISP. click the radio button. If you wish to activate Connect on Demand. 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. Click the Connect button to connect immediately.You can configure the Router to disconnect from your Internet connection after a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time).TL-MR3420 3G/3. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times. Otherwise. If your Internet connection has been terminated due to inactivity. -40- .

If your ISP provides PPTP connection. enter the number in minutes that you wish to have the Internet connecting last unless a new link is requested. enter "0" in the Max Idle Time field. To use this option.Connect automatically after the Router is disconnected. To use this option.TL-MR3420 3G/3. Otherwise. click the radio button. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times. the Router will disconnect from your Internet connection. 6.You can configure the Router to make it connect or disconnect manually. and you will not be able to re-establish your connection automatically as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. After a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time). since some applications is visiting the Internet continually in the background. Connect Manually . Caution: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time. please select PPTP option. And you should enter the following parameters (Figure 4-18): -41- . click the radio button.75G Wireless N Router Connect Automatically .

75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-18 PPTP Settings User Name/Password .Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. Dynamic IP/ Static IP . If your Internet connection -42- . Connect on Demand . Click the Connect button to connect immediately.TL-MR3420 3G/3.Choose either as you are given by your ISP and enter the ISP’s IP address or the domain name. you should also enter the DNS assigned by your ISP.You can configure the Router to disconnect from your Internet connection after a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time). And click the Save button. If you choose static IP and enter the domain name. These fields are case-sensitive. Click the Disconnect button to disconnect immediately.

5. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times. To use this option.Connections which use PPPoE that requires a user name and password. enter "0" in the Max Idle Time field. the Router will disconnect from your Internet connection. enter the number of minutes you want to have elapsed before your Internet connection terminates. To use this option. Dynamic IP .TL-MR3420 3G/3. Static IP . If your ISP uses one of these protocols. click the Detect button to allow the Router to automatically search your Internet connection for servers and protocols.Connections which use dynamic IP address assignment. Caution: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time. This report is for your reference only.75G Wireless N Router has been terminated due to inactivity. 4. enter the number in minutes that you wish to have the Internet connecting last unless a new link is requested. then you must configure your connection manually. Otherwise. Figure 4-19: -43- . please refer to the ISP. enter 0 in the Max Idle Time field. you can configure the MAC address of the WAN on the screen below. The connection type will be reported when an active Internet service is successfully detected by the Router. Connect on Demand enables the Router to automatically re-establish your connection as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. Note: If you don't know how to choose the appropriate connection type. Connect Manually .Connections which use static IP address assignment. Connect Automatically .4 MAC Clone Choose menu “Network→MAC Clone”. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times. and you will not be able to re-establish your connection automatically as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. Otherwise. The Router can not detect PPTP/L2TP/BigPond connections with your ISP. To make sure the connection type your ISP provides. The various types of Internet connections that the Router can detect are as follows: PPPoE .Connect automatically after the Router is disconnected. click the radio button. After a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time). If you wish to activate Connect on Demand. since some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the background.You can configure the Router to make it connect or disconnect manually. click the radio button. click the radio button.

please enter the correct MAC address into this field in XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX format(X is any hexadecimal digit). Changes are rarely needed here. Click Restore Factory MAC to restore the MAC address of WAN port to the factory default value. If your ISP requires you to register the MAC address.TL-MR3420 3G/3. IP Address . as seen from the LAN. Your PC's MAC Address .Enter the IP address of your Router or reset it in dotted-decimal notation -44- . WAN MAC Address . Note: Only the PC on your LAN can use the MAC Address Clone function. The value can't be changed.This field displays the MAC address of the PC that is managing the Router. you can click the Clone MAC Address To button and this MAC address will fill in the WAN MAC Address field.This field displays the current MAC address of the WAN port.The physical address of the Router.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-19 MAC Address Clone Some ISPs require that you register the MAC Address of your adapter.5 LAN Choose menu “Network→LAN”. If the MAC address is required. Click the Save button to save your settings.5. Figure 4-20 LAN MAC Address . you can configure the IP parameters of the LAN on the screen as below. 4.

Click any of them.75G Wireless N Router Subnet Mask . If the new LAN IP Address you set is not in the same subnet.1.255. you can configure the basic settings for the wireless network on this page.An address code that determines the size of the network. Note: 1) 2) If you change the IP Address of LAN.1 Wireless Settings Choose menu “Wireless→Wireless Setting”.TL-MR3420 (factory default: 192. Normally use 255. you must use the new IP Address to login the Router.6.1). 4.168. the IP Address pool of the DHCP server will change accordingly at the same time,while the Virtual Server and DMZ Host will not take effect until they are re-configured. Wireless Security. and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.0 as the subnet mask. Wireless Advanced and Wireless Statistics. 4. 3G/3. Wireless MAC Filtering.6 Wireless Figure 4-21 Wireless menu There are five submenus under the Wireless menu (shown in Figure 4-21): Wireless Settings.255. -45- .

TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-22 Wireless Settings SSID . For example. Note Dialog Note: Limited by local law regulations. -46- . Click OK. This field specifies the region where the wireless function of the Router can be used. version for North America does not have region selection option.Select your region from the pull-down list. This value is case-sensitive. TEST is NOT the same as test.Enter a value of up to 32 characters. Region . then the Note Dialog appears. click the Save button. the default SSID is set to be TP-LINK_XXXXXX (XXXXXX indicates the last unique six numbers of each Router’s MAC address). If your country or region is not listed. Considering your wireless network security. please contact your local government agency for assistance. The same name of SSID (Service Set Identification) must be assigned to all wireless devices in your network. 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.

Channel width .Select if you are using a mix of 802.11n.11b&g&n. only 802. Select the desired wireless mode. 11g only. 11b only . With this function.TL-MR3420 3G/3. 11g.You can limit the maximum tx rate of the Router through this field. Make sure the following settings are correct -47- .11n mode is selected. Enable Wireless Router Radio . so the AP will choose the best channel automatically. 11n only. the Wireless Router will broadcast its name (SSID) on the air.11b.11g.Select only if all of your wireless clients are 802. 11g only .Check this box to enable WDS.11b and 802.Select if all of your wireless clients are 802.11n wireless stations can connect to the AP. Enable WDS . which is unable to be changed. Note: If 11b only. 11bg mixed . Enable SSID Broadcast . It is not necessary to change the wireless channel unless you notice interference problems with another nearby access point. they will detect the SSID broadcast by the Router.11g wireless clients.Select the desired mode. The default setting is automatic. 11bgn mixed . you will have to set the following parameters as shown below. only 802. Mode .11n wireless stations can connect to the Router.When wireless clients survey the local area for wireless networks to associate with. and all of 802. The default channel is set to Auto.75G Wireless N Router Channel . and 802. It is strongly recommended that you set the Mode to 802.Select if you are using both 802. The default setting is 11bgn mixed. the Router can bridge two or more WLANs.Select if all of your wireless clients are 802. If this checkbox is selected. If you select the Enable SSID Broadcast checkbox. Max Tx Rate .11b.11b.The wireless radio of this Router can be enabled or disabled to allow wireless stations access. and 11n wireless clients.11g mode is selected. the Channel Width selecting field will turn grey and the value will become 20M.11g wireless stations can connect to the Router.Select any channel width from the pull-down list. When 802.11g.This field determines which operating frequency will be used. which can adjust the channel width for your clients automatically. or 11bg mixed is selected in the Mode field. 802. When 802.

Password .The SSID of the AP your Router is going to connect to as a client. WPA2-PSK (Pre-Shared Key).This option should be chosen if the key type is WEP(ASCII) or WEP(HEX).If the AP your Router is going to connect needs password.75G Wireless N Router SSID(to be bridged) .Click this button.This option should be chosen if the key type is WEP(ASCII) or WEP(HEX).It indicates the index of the WEP key. Auth Type . you need to fill the password in this blank. 4. There are five wireless security modes supported by the Router: WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy). Key type . Search .2 Wireless Security Choose menu “Wireless→Wireless Security”. you can configure the security settings of your wireless network. You can also use the search function to select the SSID to join. You can also use the search function to select the BSSID to join.This option should be chosen according to the AP's security configuration. WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access).The BSSID of the AP your Router is going to connect to as a client. WPA-PSK (Pre-Shared Key). you can search the AP which runs in the current channel.TL-MR3420 3G/3. BSSID(to be bridged) .It indicates the authorization type of the Root AP. WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2).6.It is recommended that the security type is the same as your AP's security type WEP Index . -48- .

If you do not want to use wireless security.11 standard.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-23 Disable Security .It is based on the IEEE 802.TL-MR3420 3G/3. but it’s strongly recommended to choose one of the following modes to enable security. WEP . you will find a notice in red as show in Figure 4-24. If you select this check box. -49- . select this check box.

The default setting is Automatic.TL-MR3420 3G/3. a-f. • Version . • WEP Key.you can choose the version of the WPA security on the pull-down list. A-F.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-24 • Type .You can enter 10 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9. a-f.You can enter 26 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9. A-F.Select which of the four keys will be used and enter the matching WEP key that you create. Hexadecimal format stands for any combination of hexadecimal digits (0-9. • Key Type . ASCII format stands for any combination of keyboard characters in the specified length. which can select Open System or Shared Key authentication type automatically based on the wireless station's capability and request. • WEP Key Format .) for encryption.You can select either Automatic. A-F) in the specified length.Hexadecimal and ASCII formats are provided. 128-bit . -50- . or 128-bit. zero key is not promoted) or 16 ASCII characters.You can select the WEP key length (64-bit. • Encryption .You can enter 32 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9. which can select WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) or WPA2 (WPA version 2) automatically based on the wireless station's capability and request. 64-bit . A-F. zero key is not promoted) or 13 ASCII characters. a-f. The default setting is Automatic. or TKIP or AES. zero key is not promoted) or 5 ASCII characters. Note: If you do not set the key. Make sure these values are identical on all wireless stations in your network. a-f. "Disabled" means this WEP key entry is invalid.It’s based on Radius Server. the wireless security function is still disabled even if you have selected Shared Key as Authentication Type. 152-bit .you can choose the type for the WEP security on the pull-down list. WPA /WPA2 . or 152-bit.

The default setting is Automatic. which can select WPA-PSK (Pre-shared key of WPA) or WPA2-PSK (Pre-shared key of WPA) automatically based on the wireless station's capability and request. you will find a notice in red as shown in Figure 4-25 Figure 4-25 • Radius Server IP .It’s the WPA/WPA2 authentication type based on pre-shared passphrase. you can select either Automatic. • Version .Specify the group key update interval in seconds. WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK . or TKIP or AES as Encryption. • Encryption . you will find a notice in red as shown in Figure 4-19. Figure 4-26 -51- . The value should be 30 or above. Note: If you check the WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK radio button and choose TKIP encryption.TL-MR3420 Note: 3G/3.you can choose the version of the WPA-PSK security on the drop-down list. Enter 0 to disable the update.When WPA-PSK or WPA is set as the Authentication Type. • Group Key Update Period .Enter the password for the Radius Server.Enter the IP address of the Radius Server. • Radius Password .75G Wireless N Router If you check the WPA/WPA2 radio button and choose TKIP encryption.Enter the port that radius service used. • Radius Port .

The "Add or Modify Wireless MAC Address Filtering entry" page will appear. Be sure to click the Save button to save your settings on this page.The status of this entry either Enabled or Disabled. you can control the wireless access by configuring the Wireless MAC Address Filtering function. To Add a Wireless MAC Address filtering entry. Figure 4-27 Wireless MAC address Filtering To filter wireless users by MAC Address. shown in Figure 4-27.The wireless station's MAC address that you want to filter.6. Enter 0 to disable the update. The default setting is Disable. click the Add New… button. • Group Key Update Period .You can enter ASCII characters between 8 and 63 characters or 8 to 64 Hexadecimal characters. Description .3 Wireless MAC Filtering Choose menu “Wireless→MAC Filtering”. The value should be 30 or above. Status .Specify the group key update interval in seconds. shown in Figure 4-28: -52- .75G Wireless N Router • PSK Passphrase .A simple description of the wireless station. click Enable.TL-MR3420 3G/3. MAC Address . 4.

Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-28 Add or Modify Wireless MAC Address Filtering entry To add or modify a MAC Address Filtering entry. 3. Click the Save button. For example: Wireless station A. Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled. Click the Save button to save this entry. For example: 00-0A-EB-00-07-8A. 4. -53- . 3.Select Enabled or Disabled for this entry on the Status pull-down list. Enter the appropriate MAC Address into the MAC Address field. Click the Enable button to enable this function. Status . follow these instructions: 1. Modify the information. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries Click the Next button to go to the next page Click the Previous button to return to the previous page. To modify or delete an existing entry: 1. The format of the MAC Address is XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX (X is any hexadecimal digit). but all the other wireless stations cannot access the Router. 2. you can configure the Wireless MAC Address Filtering list by following these steps: 1. 2. click the Delete.TL-MR3420 3G/3. Enter a simple description of the wireless station in the Description field. If you want to delete the entry. For example: If you desire that the wireless station A with MAC address 00-0A-EB-00-07-8A and the wireless station B with MAC address 00-0A-EB-00-23-11 are able to access the Router.

6. 3.Here you can specify the transmit power of Router. Click the Add New. -54- . High is the default setting and is recommended.TL-MR3420 3G/3. 4.. You can select High.75G Wireless N Router 2. then enter wireless station A/B in the Description field. you can configure the advanced settings of your wireless network. Select the radio button: Deny the stations not specified by any enabled entries in the list to access for Filtering Rules. Finally. while select Enabled in the Status pull-down list. button and enter the MAC address 00-0A-EB-00-07-8A /00-0A-EB-00-23-11 in the MAC Address field. Delete all or disable all entries if there are any entries already.. The filtering rules that configured should be similar to the following list: 4. click the Save and the Back button.4 Wireless Advanced Choose menu “Wireless→Wireless Advanced”. Figure 4-29 Wireless Advanced Transmit Power . Middle or Low which you would like.

Current Status. Note: If you are not familiar with the setting items in this page. A DTIM field is a countdown field informing clients of the next window for listening to broadcast and multicast messages.This value is the maximum size determining whether packets will be fragmented. which indicates the DTIM Interval is the same as Beacon Interval. DTIM Interval . 2346 is the default setting and is recommended. 4. Enable Short GI . it's strongly recommended to keep the provided default values. Enable WMM .This function is recommended for it will increase the data capacity by reducing the guard interval time. the router will send RTS frames to a particular receiving station and negotiate the sending of a data frame. RTS Threshold . you can see the MAC Address.75G Wireless N Router Beacon Interval . To use this function.WMM function can guarantee the packets with high. Setting the Fragmentation Threshold too low may result in poor network performance since excessive packets. check this box. If the packet is larger than the specified RTS Threshold size. It is strongly recommended enabled. The beacons are the packets sent by the router to synchronize a wireless network.TL-MR3420 3G/3. When the Router has buffered broadcast or multicast messages for associated clients. The default value is 100. it sends the next DTIM with a DTIM Interval value.priority messages being transmitted preferentially. The default value is 1. Fragmentation Threshold . Beacon Interval value determines the time interval of the beacons.This function can isolate wireless stations on your network from each other. You can specify the value between 1-255 Beacon Intervals. The default value is 2346.Here you can specify the RTS (Request to Send) Threshold.Enter a value between 20-1000 milliseconds for Beacon Interval here. otherwise it may result in lower wireless network performance. -55- . Received Packets and Sent Packets for each connected wireless station. Wireless devices will be able to communicate with the Router but not with each other.6.This value determines the interval of the Delivery Traffic Indication Message (DTIM).5 Wireless Statistics Choose menu “Wireless→Wireless Statistics”. Enabled AP Isolation . AP Isolation is disabled by default.

7.The connected wireless station's running status. Click any of them.The Router is set up by default as a DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server. 4.7 DHCP Figure 4-31 The DHCP menu There are three submenus under the DHCP menu (shown in Figure 4-31): DHCP Settings.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-30 The Router attached wireless stations MAC Address . If the numbers of connected wireless stations go beyond one page.The connected wireless station's MAC address Current Status . which provides the TCP/IP configuration for all the PC(s) that are connected to the Router on the LAN.Packets received by the station Sent Packets . DHCP Clients List and Address Reservation.TL-MR3420 3G/3. click on the Refresh button. and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. one of STA-AUTH / STA-ASSOC / STA-JOINED / WPA / WPA-PSK / WPA2 / WPA2-PSK / AP-UP / AP-DOWN / Disconnected Received Packets .1 DHCP Settings Choose menu “DHCP→DHCP Settings”. 4. To update this page and to show the current connected wireless stations. -56- . click the Next button to go to the next page and click the Previous button to return the previous page. you can configure the DHCP Server on the page (shown in Figure 4-32).Packets sent by the station You cannot change any of the values on this page. Note: This page will be refreshed automatically every 5 seconds.

) Input the IP address of another DNS server if your ISP provides two DNS servers. After the time is up. -57- . Address Lease Time .) Input the DNS IP address provided by your ISP.) Suggest to input the IP address of the LAN port of the Router.1 Default Domain .1. The range of the time is 1 ~ 2880 minutes.199 is the default end address. End IP Address .Specify an IP address for the DHCP Server to end with when assigning IP addresses.(Optional.(Optional.) Input the domain name of your network. 192.(Optional.168.TL-MR3420 3G/3. 192.168. you must have another DHCP server within your network or else you must configure the computer manually.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-32 DHCP Settings DHCP Server .Specify an IP address for the DHCP Server to start with when assigning IP addresses. Primary DNS .Enable or Disable the DHCP server.168. Secondary DNS .The Address Lease Time is the amount of time a network user will be allowed connection to the Router with their current dynamic IP Address.(Optional. Start IP Address . Default Gateway . the user will be automatically assigned a new dynamic IP address.1.100 is the default start address.1. If you disable the Server. Or consult your ISP. Enter the amount of time in minutes and the user will be "leased" this dynamic IP Address. The default value is 120 minutes. default value is 192.

7.TL-MR3420 Note: 3G/3. that PC will always receive the same IP address each time when it accesses the DHCP server. click the Refresh button.The name of the DHCP client MAC Address . Figure 4-33 ID .The time of the DHCP client leased.The MAC address of the DHCP client Assigned IP . -58- . To update this page and to show the current attached devices. 4. Lease Time .7. 4.When you specify a reserved IP address for a PC on the LAN. After the dynamic IP address has expired.2 DHCP Clients List Choose menu “DHCP→DHCP Clients List”. Reserved IP addresses should be assigned to the servers that require permanent IP settings. you can view and add a reserved addresses for clients via the next screen (shown in Figure 4-34). a new dynamic IP address will be automatically assigned to the user. you must configure all computers on the LAN as "Obtain an IP Address automatically" mode.75G Wireless N Router To use the DHCP server function of the Router.The index of the DHCP Client DHCP Clients List Client Name . You cannot change any of the values on this page. you can view the information about the clients attached to the Router in the next screen (shown in Figure 4-33).The IP address that the Router has allocated to the DHCP client.3 Address Reservation Choose menu “DHCP→Address Reservation”.

) and IP address in dotted-decimal notation of the computer you wish to add. Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. 2. (Pop-up Figure 4-35) Enter the MAC address (in XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX format. Assigned IP Address .75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-34 Address Reservation MAC Address . 2. Click the Add New … button. Click the Save button. Click the Save button when finished. If you want to delete the entry. To Reserve IP addresses: 1.The MAC address of the PC for which you want to reserve IP address. Status . click the Delete. 3.The IP address of the Router reserved.The status of this entry either Enabled or Disabled. Modify the information. Click the Enable/ Disabled All button to make all entries enabled/disabled -59- . Figure 4-35 Add or Modify an Address Reservation Entry To modify or delete an existing entry: 1. 3.TL-MR3420 3G/3.

8. 4. You can type a service port or a range of service ports (in XXX – YYY format. DMZ and UPnP. YYY is the end port number). Any PC that was used for a virtual server must have a static or reserved IP Address because its IP Address may be changed when using the DHCP function. XXX is the start port number. Click any of them. 4.8 Forwarding Figure 4-36 The Forwarding menu There are four submenus under the Forwarding menu (shown in Figure 4-36): Virtual Servers. and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.The numbers of External Ports.TL-MR3420 Click the Delete All button to delete all entries 3G/3. Port Triggering.1 Virtual Servers Choose menu “Forwarding→Virtual Servers”. A virtual server is defined as a service port. and all requests from the Internet to this service port will be redirected to the computer specified by the server IP. Email and FTP. -60- .The IP Address of the PC providing the service application. you can view and add virtual servers in the next screen (shown in Figure 4-37).75G Wireless N Router Click the Next button to go to the next page and Click the Previous button to return the previous page. Virtual servers can be used for setting up public services on your LAN. IP Address . such as DNS. Figure 4-37 Virtual Servers Service Port .

Click the Save button. Select the protocol used for this application. UDP. 3. If the Common Service Port list does not have the service that you want to use. 2. Type the IP Address of the computer in the IP Address box. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries. 6. or All (all protocols supported by the Router). -61- . If you want to delete the entry. To modify or delete an existing entry: 1. Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify.The protocol used for this application. or All. 4. 2. and enter the same IP Address for that computer or server.The status of this entry either Enabled or Disabled. please select another service.75G Wireless N Router Protocol . 3. Status . type the number of the service port or service port range in the Service Port box. Click the Save button. either TCP or UDP. 5.TL-MR3420 3G/3. Select the Enable check box to enable the virtual server. Click the Add New… button. click the Delete. (pop-up Figure 4-38) Select the service you want to use from the Common Service Port list. Click the Enable/ Disabled All button to make all entries enabled/ disabled. Modify the information. To setup a virtual server entry: 1. either TCP. Figure 4-38 Note: Add or Modify a Virtual Server Entry If your computer or server has more than one type of available service.

you must set the Web management port on System Tools –> Remote Management page to be any other value except 80 such as 8080. either TCP. UDP. Incoming Ports Range .8. you can view and add port triggering in the next screen (shown in Figure 4-39). Otherwise there will be a conflict to disable the virtual server.The protocol used for Trigger Ports. 2. Figure 4-39 Port Triggering Once the Router is configured. Trigger Protocol .The port for outgoing traffic. 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. Some applications require multiple connections. Note: If you set the service port of the virtual server as 80. video conferencing. Trigger Port . and associates them with the local host.TL-MR3420 3G/3. 3. Internet calling and so on.75G Wireless N Router Click the Next button to go to the next page and click the Previous button to return the previous page. An outgoing connection using this port will "Trigger" this rule. Port Triggering is used for some of these applications that can work with an NAT Router. These applications cannot work with a pure NAT Router. 4. You can input at most 5 groups of ports (or port section). like Internet games.2 Port Triggering Choose menu “Forwarding→Port Triggering”. opens the incoming port or ports associated with this entry in the Port Triggering table. A local host makes an outgoing connection using a destination port number defined in the Trigger Port field. A response using one of these ports will be forwarded to the PC that triggered this rule. or All (all protocols supported by the Router). The Router records this connection. -62- .The port or port range used by the remote system when it responds to the outgoing request. the operation is as follows: 1.

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Every group of ports must be set apart with ",". For example, 2000-2038, 2050-2051, 2085, 3010-3030. Incoming Protocol - The protocol used for Incoming Ports Range, either TCP or UDP, or ALL (all protocols supported by the Router). Status - The status of this entry either Enabled or Disabled. To add a new rule, follow the steps below. 1. 2. Click the Add New… button, the next screen will pop-up as shown in Figure 4-40. Select a common application from the Common Applications drop-down list, then the Trigger Port field and the Incoming Ports field will be automatically filled. If the Common Applications do not have the application you need, enter the Trigger Port and the Incoming Ports manually. 3. 4. 5. 6. Select the protocol used for Trigger Port from the Trigger Protocol drop-down list, either TCP, UDP, or All. Select the protocol used for Incoming Ports from the Incoming Protocol drop-down list, either TCP or UDP, or All. Select Enable in Status field. Click the Save button to save the new rule.

Figure 4-40

Add or Modify a Triggering Entry

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, click the Delete. 2. 3. Modify the information. Click the Save button.

Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled

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When the trigger connection is released, the according opening ports will be closed. Each rule allowed to be used only by one host on LAN synchronously. The trigger connection of other hosts on LAN will be refused.

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Incoming Port Range cannot overlap each other.

4.8.3 DMZ
Choose menu “Forwarding→DMZ”, you can view and configure DMZ host in the screen (shown in Figure 4-41).The DMZ host feature allows one local host to be exposed to the Internet for a special-purpose service such as Internet gaming or videoconferencing. DMZ host forwards all the ports at the same time. 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 be changed when using the DHCP function.

Figure 4-41

DMZ

To assign a computer or server to be a DMZ server: 1. 2. 3. Click the Enable radio button Enter the local host IP Address in the DMZ Host IP Address field Click the Save button. Note: After you set the DMZ host, the firewall related to the host will not work.

4.8.4 UPnP
Choose menu “Forwarding→UPnP”, you can view the information about UPnP(Universal Plug and Play) in the screen (shown in Figure 4-42).The UPnP feature allows the devices, such as Internet computers, to access the local host resources or devices as needed. UPnP devices can be automatically discovered by the UPnP service application on the LAN.

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Figure 4-42

UPnP Setting

Current UPnP Status - UPnP can be enabled or disabled by clicking the Enable or Disable button. As allowing this may present a risk to security, this feature is enabled by default. Current UPnP Settings List - This table displays the current UPnP information. App Description -The description provided by the application in the UPnP request External Port - External port, which the router opened for the application. Protocol - Shows which type of protocol is opened. Internal Port - Internal port, which the router opened for local host. IP Address - The UPnP device that is currently accessing the router. Status - The port’s status displayed here. “Enabled” means that port is still active. Otherwise, the port is inactive. Click Refresh to update the Current UPnP Settings List.

4.9

Security

Figure 4-43

The Security menu

There are four submenus under the Security menu as shown in Figure 4-43: Basic Security, Advanced Security, Local Management and Remote Management. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.

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75G Wireless N Router 4. SPI Firewall is enabled by factory default. PPTP Passthrough . you can disable it. Basic Security Firewall . Enabled.TL-MR3420 3G/3.Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP) is the method used to enable -66- .A firewall protects your network from the outside world. If you want all the computers on the LAN exposed to the outside world. Here you can enable or SPI Firewall . PPTP.VPN Passthrough must be enabled if you want to allow VPN tunnels using IPSec.SPI (Stateful Packet Inspection. also known as dynamic packet filtering) helps to prevent cyber attacks by tracking more state per session. It validates that the traffic passing through the session conforms to the protocol. you can configure the basic security in the screen as shown in Figure 4-37.Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) allows the Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) to be tunneled through an IP network. keep the default. Figure 4-44 disable the Router’s firewall. L2TP Passthrough . or L2TP protocols to pass through the Router’s firewall. To allow PPTP tunnels to pass through the Router. VPN .1 Basic Security Choose menu “Security → Basic Security”.9.

H323 ALG . TFTP. To allow IPSec tunnels to pass through the Router. through the use of cryptographic security services. keep the default. FTP ALG .To allow Microsoft NetMeeting clients to communicate across NAT. -67- .2 Advanced Security Choose menu “Security → Advanced Security”. keep the default Enable.It is recommended to enable Application Layer Gateway (ALG) because ALG allows customized Network Address Translation (NAT) traversal filters to be plugged into the gateway to support address and port translation for certain application layer "control/data" protocols such as FTP. keep the default.75G Wireless N Router Point-to-Point sessions via the Internet on the Layer 2 level. Enabled.To allow TFTP clients and servers to transfer data across NAT. UDP Flood and ICMP-Flood in the screen as shown in Figure 4-45.To allow FTP clients and servers to transfer data across NAT. Click the Save button to save your settings. Enabled.9. To allow L2TP tunnels to pass through the Router.TL-MR3420 3G/3. ALG . keep the default Enable.Internet Protocol Security (IPSec) is a suite of protocols for ensuring private. you can protect the Router from being attacked by TCP-SYN Flood. TFTP ALG . H323 etc. secure communications over Internet Protocol (IP) networks. IPSec Passthrough . 4. keep the default Enable.

Only when it is enabled. DoS Protection .The default value is 50.Denial of Service protection.The default value is 10. will the flood filters be enabled. Note: Dos Protection will take effect only when the Traffic Statistics in “System Tool → Traffic Statistics” is enabled. Select a value between 5 and 60 seconds from the drop-down list. Enable ICMP-FLOOD Attack Filtering .TL-MR3420 3G/3. -68- . UDP Flood and ICMP-Flood.Enable or Disable the ICMP-FLOOD Attack Filtering. the Router will startup the blocking function immediately. The Packets Statistics Interval value indicates the time section of the packets statistics. Check the Enable or Disable button to enable or disable the DoS protection function. ICMP-FLOOD Packets Threshold (5~3600) . When the current ICMP-FLOOD Packets number is beyond the set value. The result of the statistics is used for analysis by SYN Flood. Enter a value between 5 ~ 3600.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-45 Advanced Security Packets Statistics Interval (5~60) .

The default setting is disabled. Forbid Ping Packet From LAN Port .Enable or Disable the TCP-SYN-FLOOD Attack Filtering. 4. The default setting is disabled. If enabled. Figure 4-46 Local Management -69- . the ping packet from LAN cannot access the Router.Enable or Disable Ignore Ping Packet From WAN Port.TL-MR3420 3G/3. you can configure the management rule in the screen as shown in Figure 4-46. the Router will startup the blocking function immediately. Enable TCP-SYN-FLOOD Attack Filtering .3 Local Management Choose menu “Security → Local Management”.Enable or Disable Forbid Ping Packet From LAN Port.9. Ignore Ping Packet From WAN Port .Enable or Disable the UDP-FLOOD Filtering. This function can be used to defend against some viruses. Click the Save button to save the settings.75G Wireless N Router Enable UDP-FLOOD Filtering . When the current TCP-SYN-FLOOD Packets numbers is beyond the set value. If enabled. the ping packet from the Internet cannot access the Router. UDP-FLOOD Packets Threshold (5~3600) .The default value is 500. Click the Blocked DoS Host List button to display the DoS host table by blocking. the Router will startup the blocking function immediately. When the current UPD-FLOOD Packets number is beyond the set value. Enter a value between 5 ~ 3600. Enter a value between 5 ~ 3600. TCP-SYN-FLOOD Packets Threshold (5~3600) . The management feature allows you to deny computers in LAN from accessing the Router.The default value is 50.

This function is disabled when the IP address is set to the default value of 0. This Router's default remote management web port number is 80. This feature allows you to manage your Router from a remote location via the Internet.Web browser access normally uses the standard HTTP service port 80.0. Figure 4-47 Remote Management Web Management Port . the radio button “All the PCs on the LAN are allowed to access the Router's Web-Based Utility” is checked. Choose a number between 1 and 65534 but do not use the number of any common service port.75G Wireless N Router By default.0. you can configure the Remote Management function in the screen as shown in Figure 4-47.0 to a valid IP address. The format for the MAC Address is XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX (X is any hexadecimal digit).255. 4. Only the PCs with MAC address listed can use the password to browse the built-in web pages to perform Administrator tasks while all the others will be blocked.This is the current address you will use when accessing your Router from the Internet.0. Note: If your PC is blocked but you want to access the Router again. check the radio button “Only the PCs listed can browse the built-in web pages to perform Administrator tasks”.9.TL-MR3420 3G/3. If set to 255.255. then all the hosts can access the Router from internet. Note: 1) To access the Router.4 Remote Management Choose menu “Security → Remote Management”. and then enter each MAC Address in a separate field. you can change the remote management web port to a custom port by entering that number in the box provided. To enable this function change 0. After click the Add button. use a pin to press and hold the Reset Button (hole) on the back panel for about 5 seconds to reset the Router’s factory defaults on the Router’s Web-Based Utility. you should type your Router's WAN IP address into your browser's -70- . For greater security.255.0. Remote Management IP Address . Click the Save button to save your settings. your PC's MAC Address will be placed in the list above. If you want to allow PCs with specific MAC Addresses to access the Setup page of the Router's Web-Based Utility locally from inside the network.0.

otherwise check Disable. Figure 4-48 Parental Control Settings Parental Control .TL-MR3420 3G/3.12.Here you can edit or delete an existing entry.Check Enable if you want this function to take effect. followed by a colon and the custom port number. enter the MAC address of the controlling PC. 4. or you can make use of the Copy To Above button below. Website Description . you will be able to access the Router's web-based utility. limit the child to access certain websites and restrict the time of surfing. 2) Be sure to change the Router's default password to a very secure password. Later.This field displays the MAC address of the PC that is managing this Router.96. Modify .75G Wireless N Router address (in IE) or Location (in Navigator) box.10 Parental Control Choose menu “Parental Control”. please go to “Access Control → Schedule”. Schedule .The time period allowed for the PC controlled to access the Internet.8. For example. if your Router's WAN address is 202.96. The Parental Control function can be used to control the internet activities of the child.12. you may be asked for the Router's password. you can click the Copy To Above button to fill this address to the MAC Address of Parental PC field above.8:8080 in your browser. and the port number used is 8080.In this field. MAC Address of Parental PC . If the MAC Address of your adapter is registered. After successfully entering the username and password. and you can configure the parental control in the screen as shown in Figure 4-48. please enter http://202. MAC Address of Your PC . -71- .Description of the allowed website for the PC controlled. For detailed information.

Or you can choose the MAC address from the All Address in Current LAN drop-down list. please follow the steps below.google. 4. Select from the Effective Time drop-down list the schedule (e.g. 2. 5.TL-MR3420 To add a new entry. or click the Previous button return to the previous page.g. Click the Save button. Click the Enable All button to enable all the rules in the list. 3. If there are not suitable schedules for you. www. 7. Give a description (e. 3G/3. Click the Delete All button to delete all the entries in the table. In the Status field. Any domain name with keywords in it (www. Enter the MAC address of the PC (e. Allow Google) for the website allowed to be accessed in the Website Description field. Enter the allowed domain name of the website. 00-11-22-33-44-AA) you’d like to control in the MAC Address of Child PC field.com.cn) will be allowed. Click the Next button to go to the next page.google. 6. -72- .g. either the full name or the keywords (e. Click the Disable All button to disable all the rules in the list.com.75G Wireless N Router Click the Add New… button and the next screen will pop-up as shown in Figure 4-49. Schedule_1) you want the entry to take effect. you can select Enabled or Disabled to enable or disable your entry. google) in the Allowed Domain Name field. 1.g. click the Schedule in red below to go to the Advance Schedule Settings page and create the schedule you need.

button to create a new schedule with Schedule Description is Schedule_1. 1.TL-MR3420 3G/3. Enter 00-11-22-33-44-AA in the MAC Address of Child PC field.com on Saturday only while the parent PC with MAC address 00-11-22-33-44-BB is without any restriction.google.google... button. Enter “www.com” in the Allowed Domain Name field. 3.. Click “Parental Control” menu on the left to go back to the Add or Modify Parental Control Entry page: Click Add New. Click Add New.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-49 Add or Modify Parental Control Entry For example: If you desire that the child PC with MAC address 00-11-22-33-44-AA can access www. Click “Access Control → Schedule” on the left to enter the Schedule Settings page. Enter “Allow Google” in the Website Description field. 2. you should follow the settings below. Day is Sat and Time is all day-24 hours.. -73- . Click “Parental Control” menu on the left to enter the Parental Control Settings page. Check Enable and enter the MAC address 00-11-22-33-44-BB in the MAC Address of Parental PC field.

-74- .75G Wireless N Router Select “Schedule_1” you create just now from the Effective Time drop-down list. select Enable. 4.11 Access Control Figure 4-51 Access Control There are four submenus under the Access Control menu as shown in Figure 4-51: Rule. Then you will go back to the Parental Control Settings page and see the following list. as shown in Figure 4-50. Figure 4-50 Parental Control Settings 4.1 Rule Choose menu “Access Control → Rule”. Click Save to complete the settings. 4. Host. you can view and set Access Control rules in the screen as shown in Figure 4-52.11. In Status field. and you will be able to configure the corresponding function.TL-MR3420 3G/3. Target and Schedule. Click any of them.

Disabled means the rule will not take effect.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-52 Access Control Rule Management Enable Internet Access Control . Select a host from the Host drop-down list or choose “Click Here To Add New Host List”. Target . 4.Here displays the target selected in the corresponding rule. Deny means that the Router rejects the packets to go through the Router. To add a new rule. Select a target from the Target drop-sown list or choose “Click Here To Add New Target List”. 3.g. so the Default Filter Policy can take effect. Modify .Here displays the schedule selected in the corresponding rule. Enabled means the rule will take effect. Allow means that the Router permits the packets to go through the Router. Action . 1.Here displays the host selected in the corresponding rule. Status . 2. please follow the steps below. Rule_1) for the rule in the Rule Name field. It could be Allow or Deny. Click the Add New… button and the next screen will pop-up as shown in Figure 4-53.Here displays the name of the rule and this name is unique. Host . -75- .This field displays the status of the rule.Select the check box to enable the Internet Access Control function. Schedule . Rule Name .TL-MR3420 3G/3.Here you can edit or delete an existing rule. Give a name (e.Here displays the action the Router takes to deal with the packets.

Click the Next button to go to the next page. Figure 4-53 Add or Modify Internet Access Control Entry For example: If you desire to allow the host with MAC address 00-11-22-33-44-AA to access www. Add a new entry with the Schedule Description is Schedule_1. Click the Enable All button to enable all the rules in the list. Click the Disable All button to disable all the rules in the list. and forbid other hosts in the LAN to access the Internet. Day is Sat and Sun. You can change the entry’s order as desired. Click “Access Control → Host” in the left to enter the Host Settings page. select Deny or Allow. and then click the Move button to change the entry’s order. Fore entries are before hind entries. Add a new entry with the Host Description is Host_1 and MAC Address is 00-11-22-33-44-AA. -76- . 3. 6. 8. In the Status field. 2.75G Wireless N Router 5.google. Click “Access Control → Schedule” in the left to enter the Schedule Settings page. 7. Select a schedule from the Schedule drop-down list or choose “Click Here To Add New Schedule”. Click “Access Control → Target” in the left to enter the Target Settings page. Add a new entry with the Target Description is Target_1 and Domain Name is www. In the Action field.google. Start Time is 1800 and Stop Time is 2000.com. Enter the ID number in the first box you want to move and another ID number in second box you want to move to. Click the Delete All button to delete all the entries in the table. select Enabled or Disabled to enable or disable your entry. you should follow the settings below: 1. or click the Previous button return to the previous page. Click the Save button.com only from 18:00 to 20:00 on Saturday and Sunday.TL-MR3420 3G/3.

Then you will go back to the Access Control Rule Management page and see the following list. select Host_1. 1.Here displays the information about the host. Figure 4-54 Host Settings Host Description . select Allow. Click the Add New… button. 2. Note that this name should be unique. In Status field. button to add a new rule as follows: In Rule Name field. -77- . you can view and set a Host list in the screen as shown in Figure 4-54. To add a new entry. select Target_1.2 Host Choose menu “Access Control → Host”. In the Mode field. Modify .75G Wireless N Router 4. In Target field. create a name for the rule. select IP Address or MAC Address. Click Save to complete the settings. Click Add New.To modify or delete an existing entry. The host list is necessary for the Access Control Rule. 4. Click “Access Control → Rule” in the left to return to the Access Control Rule Management page. Select “Enable Internet Access Control” and choose "Deny the packets not specified by any access control policy to pass through the Router". It can be IP or MAC. select Schedule_1. Information .TL-MR3420 3G/3.11. In Action field. In Schedule field.Here displays the description of the host and this description is unique.. In Host field.. 5. select Enable. for example Rule_1. please follow the steps below.

TL-MR3420 3G/3. 1) In Host Description field. In Mode field. 2) In MAC Address field. create a unique description for the host (e. the screen shown is Figure 4-55. Host_1).. Click the Next button to go to the next page.g. Host_1). Then you will go back to the Host Settings page and see the following list. Figure 4-55 Add or Modify a Host Entry Figure 4-56 Add or Modify a Host Entry For example: If you desire to restrict the internet activities of host with MAC address 00-11-22-33-44-AA. If you select MAC Address. Click Add New. enter 00-11-22-33-44-AA. create a unique description for the host (e. or click the Previous button return to the previous page. 1) In Host Description field. select MAC Address from the drop-down list. Click Save to complete the settings. Click the Save button to complete the settings. 4. the screen shown is Figure 4-56. 5. enter the IP address. you should first follow the settings below: 1. 3.75G Wireless N Router If you select IP Address. 2) In LAN IP Address field.g. 2.. Host_1). 3. button in Figure 4-54 to enter the Add or Modify a Host Entry page. In Host Description field. In MAC Address field. create a unique description for the host (e. -78- . enter the MAC address. Click the Delete All button to delete all the entries in the table.g.

1) In Target Description field. 4) In Protocol field. the screen shown is Figure 4-59.google. Modify . If you select IP Address.g. To add a new entry. the screen shown is Figure 4-58.To modify or delete an existing entry. Click the Add New… button. 1) In Target Description field. enter the domain name.Here displays the description about the target and this description is unique. If the Common Service Port drop-down list doesn’t have the service you want. select IP Address or Domain Name. 2) In Domain Name field. Target_1). select TCP. Target_1). port. UDP.TL-MR3420 3G/3. Information .com.google. 3) Select a common service from Common Service Port drop-down list. either the full name or the keywords (for example google) in the blank. enter the IP address of the target. Figure 4-57 Target Settings Target Description . you can view and set a Target list in the screen as shown in Figure 4-57. If you select Domain Name. The target list is necessary for the Access Control Rule. please follow the steps below. www. create a unique description for the target (e. You can enter 4 domain names. -79- .The target can be IP address.g. or domain name.3 Target Choose menu “Access Control → Target”. 1. ICMP or ALL. 2) In IP Address field.11. so that the Target Port will be automatically filled. specify the Target Port manually. 2. create a unique description for the target (e. Any domain name with keywords in it (www. In Mode field.cn) will be blocked or allowed.75G Wireless N Router 4.

Click the Save button.com only.google. or click the Previous button return to the previous page. Click Add New… button in Figure 4-57 to enter the Add or Modify an Access Target Entry page. you should first follow the settings below: 1. select Domain Name from the drop-down list. Figure 4-58 Add or Modify an Access Target Entry Figure 4-59 Add or Modify an Access Target Entry For example: If you desire to restrict the internet activities of host with MAC address 00-11-22-33-44-AA in the LAN to access www.75G Wireless N Router Click the Delete All button to delete all the entries in the table. 2. In Mode field. -80- .TL-MR3420 3. Click the Next button to go to the next page. 3G/3.

select the day or days you need.. enter www. Modify .11.Here displays the day(s) in a week. Figure 4-60 Schedule Settings Schedule Description . In Target Description field. create a unique description for the schedule (e. you can view and set a Schedule list in the next screen as shown in Figure 4-60. Click Add New. 1.Here displays the description of the schedule and this description is unique.Here you can edit or delete an existing schedule. 4. Target_1). Click the Delete All button to delete all the entries in the table. button shown in Figure 4-60 and the next screen will pop-up as shown in Figure 4-61. 4. 5.TL-MR3420 3G/3. 4.75G Wireless N Router 3. 5.. 2.4 Schedule Choose menu “Access Control → Schedule”. In Time field. To add a new schedule. In Domain Name field. The Schedule list is necessary for the Access Control Rule.g. Then you will go back to the Target Settings page and see the following list. 3. follow the steps below. Click Save to complete the settings. Time .Here displays the time period in a day. you can select all day-24 hours or you may enter the Start Time and Stop Time in the corresponding field.google. create a unique description for the target (e. In Schedule Description field. Day .g.com. Schedule_1). Click Save to complete the settings. -81- . In Day field.

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Click the Next button to go to the next page, or click the Previous button return to the previous page.

Figure 4-61

Advanced Schedule Settings

For example: If you desire to restrict the internet activities of host with MAC address 00-11-22-33-44-AA to access www.google.com only from 18:00 to 20:00 on Saturday and Sunday, you should first follow the settings below: 1. Click Add New... button shown in Figure 4-60 to enter the Advanced Schedule Settings page. 2. In Schedule Description field, create a unique description for the schedule (e.g. Schedule_1). 3. In Day field, check the Select Days radio button and then select Sat and Sun. 4. In Time field, enter 1800 in Start Time field and 2000 in Stop Time field. 5. Click Save to complete the settings. Then you will go back to the Schedule Settings page and see the following list.

4.12

Static Routing

Choose menu “static routing”, you can configure the static route in the next screen (shown in Figure 4-62). A static route is a pre-determined path that network information must travel to reach a specific host or network.

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Figure 4-62 To add static routing entries: 1.

Static Routing

Click Add New… shown in Figure 4-62, you will see the following screen.

Figure 4-63 2. Enter the following data:

Add or Modify a Static Route Entry

Destination IP Address - The Destination IP Address is the address of the network or host that you want to assign to a static route. Subnet Mask - The Subnet Mask determines which portion of an IP Address is the network portion, and which portion is the host portion. Gateway - This is the IP Address of the gateway device that allows for contact between the Router and the network or host. 3. 4. Select Enabled or Disabled for this entry on the Status pull-down list. Click the Save button to make the entry take effect.

Other configurations for the entries: Click the Delete button to delete the entry.
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TL-MR3420 Click the Enable All button to enable all the entries. Click the Disable All button to disable all the entries. Click the Delete All button to delete all the entries.

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Click the Previous button to view the information in the previous screen, click the Next button to view the information in the next screen.

4.13

Bandwidth Control

Figure 4-64 There are two submenus under the Bandwidth Control menu as shown in Figure 4-57. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below.

4.13.1 Control Settings
Choose menu “Bandwidth Control → Control Settings”, you can configure the Egress Bandwidth and Ingress Bandwidth in the next screen. Their values you configure should be less than 100000Kbps. For optimal control of the bandwidth, please select the right Line Type and ask your ISP for the total bandwidth of the egress and ingress.

Figure 4-65 Bandwidth Control Settings Enable Bandwidth Control - Check this box so that the Bandwidth Control settings can take effect. Line Type - Select the right type for you network connection. If you don’t know how to choose, please ask your ISP for the information. Egress Bandwidth - The upload speed through the WAN port. Ingress Bandwidth - The download speed through the WAN port.

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Step 2: Enter the information like the screen shown below. Click Delete to delete the rule.75G Wireless N Router 4. you can view and configure the Bandwidth Control rules in the screen below. Step 1: Click Add New… shown in Figure 4-66.This is the information about the rules such as address range.2 Rules List Choose menu “Bandwidth Control → Rules List”. you will see a new screen shown in Figure 4-67. -85- .This field displays the max and mix upload bandwidth through the WAN port. Modify . To add/modify a Bandwidth Control rule.This displays the status of the rule. Ingress bandwidth . the default is 0. the default is 0. Enable .13.This field displays the max and mix download bandwidth through the WAN port. Figure 4-66 Bandwidth Control Rules List Description . Egress bandwidth . follow the steps below.TL-MR3420 3G/3.Click Modify to edit the rule.

Bind . When you want to add or modify an IP & MAC Binding entry.TL-MR3420 3G/3.14 IP & MAC Binding Setting Figure 4-68 the IP & MAC Binding menu There are two submenus under the IP &MAC Binding menu (shown in Figure 4-68): Binding Setting and ARP List. Click any of them.14. Figure 4-69 Binding Setting MAC Address . you can click the Add New button or Modify button.The assigned IP address of the controlled computer in the LAN.1 Binding Setting This page displays the IP & MAC Binding Setting table. and you will be able to scan or configure the corresponding function. IP Address . This page is used for adding or modifying an IP & MAC Binding entry (shown in Figure 4-70). 4.The MAC address of the controlled computer in the LAN. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below. 4.To modify or delete an existing entry. (shown in Figure 4-69). -86- .75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-67 Bandwidth Control Rule Settings Step 3: Click the Save button.Check this option to enable ARP binding for a specific device. you can operate it in accord with your desire. Modify . and then you will go to the next page.

3. follow the steps below. Enter the MAC Address and IP Address. Click the Save button to save it. 2. -87- . follow the steps below. 1. Click the Add New. 1.TL-MR3420 3G/3. 3. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries. 2. Click the Find button as shown in Figure 4-69. Find the desired entry in the table. To modify or delete an existing entry. 4. 2.. Click the Find button in the page as shown in Figure 4-71. Enter the MAC Address or IP Address. follow the steps below. Select the Bind checkbox. To find an existing entry. 1.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-70 IP & MAC Binding Setting (Add & Modify) To add IP & MAC Binding entries.. button as shown in Figure 4-69. Click Modify or Delete as desired on the Modify column. Figure 4-71 Find IP & MAC Binding Entry Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled.

Load or delete an item. Note: An item could not be loaded to the IP & MAC Binding list if the IP address of the item has been loaded before. Status . which allows the hosting -88- . This page displays the ARP List. and you can configure the Dynamic DNS function. Delete .Indicates whether or not the MAC and IP addresses are bound.Load the item to the IP & MAC Binding list.14. available after enable. IP Address . it shows all the existing IP & MAC Binding entries (shown in Figure 4-72).2 ARP List To manage the computer. Load . Click the Refresh button to refresh all items. The Router offers the DDNS (Dynamic Domain Name System) feature. Configure .75G Wireless N Router 4.Delete the item.15 Dynamic DNS Choose menu “Dynamic DNS”. Click the Load All button to load all items to the IP & MAC Binding list.The MAC address of the controlled computer in the LAN. Error warning will prompt as well. "Load All" only loads the items without interference to the IP & MAC Binding list. Click the Bind All button to bind all the current items. Figure 4-72 ARP List MAC Address .TL-MR3420 3G/3. Likewise. and you could configure the items on the ARP list also. 4.The assigned IP address of the controlled computer in the LAN. you could observe the computers in the LAN by checking the relationship of MAC address and IP address on the ARP list.

cn. Before using this feature.cn. Figure 4-73 Comexe.comexe.no-ip.75G Wireless N Router of a website.com.cn DDNS Settings To set up for DDNS.15.TL-MR3420 3G/3. Click the Login button to log in to the DDNS service.comexe. 2. or www.1 Comexe. 3. you need to sign up for DDNS service providers such as www. Type the User Name for your DDNS account. the page will appear as shown in Figure 4-73.org. 4. www. Type the Password for your DDNS account. FTP server. 4. and then your friends can connect to your server by entering your domain name no matter what your IP address is. Type the Domain Name received from your dynamic DNS service provider. -89- . The Dynamic DNS client service provider will give you a password or key. follow these instructions: 1. or e-mail server with a fixed domain name (named by yourself) and a dynamic IP address.cn DDNS If the dynamic DNS Service Provider you select is www.dyndns.

Click Logout to logout of the DDNS service.2 Dyndns.15. Connection Status -The status of the DDNS service connection is displayed here. Figure 4-74 Dyndns.75G Wireless N Router Connection Status -The status of the DDNS service connection is displayed here.com. Type the User Name for your DDNS account. Type the Password for your DDNS account. 2. -90- . 4. 3.org DDNS If the dynamic DNS Service Provider you select is www.com DDNS If the dynamic DNS Service Provider you select is www. follow these instructions: 1.dyndns. Type the Domain Name you received from dynamic DNS service provider here. 4. 4.no-ip. Click Logout to log out of the DDNS service.org.TL-MR3420 3G/3. Click the Login button to log in to the DDNS service.15.org DDNS Settings To set up for DDNS.3 No-ip. the page will appear as shown in Figure 4-74. the page will appear as shown in Figure 4-75.

2. and you can see the submenus under the main menu: Time -91- . Click the Login button to log in the DDNS service. Type the User Name for your DDNS account.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-75 No-ip. follow these instructions: 1. Type the Password for your DDNS account.The status of the DDNS service connection is displayed here. Type the Domain Name you received from dynamic DNS service provider.TL-MR3420 3G/3. 4. Click Logout to log out the DDNS service.com DDNS Settings To set up for DDNS. 4. Connection Status . 3.16 System Tools Figure 4-76 The System Tools menu Choose menu “System Tools”.

Click the Get GMT button to get system time from Internet if you have connected to the Internet.16. Reboot. You must specify -92- . Select your local time zone. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below. Click Save to save the configuration. and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. System Log and Statistics. then the Router will get the time from the NTP Server preferentially.Enter the address for the NTP Server. Firmware Upgrade. Enter the IP address for NTP Server Prior. so it can get time automatically once it connects the Internet. Date . 3. 2. 2. To configure the system automatically: 1. Note: 1) This setting will be used for some time-based functions such as firewall.Select your local time zone from this pull down list. 4. Figure 4-77 Time settings Time Zone . Time .TL-MR3420 3G/3. Enter date and time in the right blanks. 3. Select your local time zone.1 Time Setting Choose menu “System Tools→Time Setting”. Factory Defaults. In addition. Click any of them.Enter your local date in MM/DD/YY into the right blanks. Password. you can configure the time on the following screen. NTP Server Prior .Enter your local time in HH/MM/SS into the right blanks. To configure the system manually: 1.75G Wireless N Router Settings. Backup & Restore. Diagnostic. the Router built-in some common NTP Servers.

ensure that the domain name -93- .This diagnostic tool troubleshoots connectivity. you can transact Ping or Traceroute function to check connectivity of your network in the following screen. otherwise. 3) The router will obtain GMT automatically from Internet if it has already connected to Internet.This diagnostic tool tests the performance of a connection. Figure 4-78 Diagnostic Tools Diagnostic Tool .Check the radio button to select one diagnostic too. and name resolution to a given host or gateway. reachability. If pinging/tracerouting the IP address is successful. 4.16. but pinging/tracerouting the domain name is not. Ping .TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router your time zone once you login to the router successfully. 2) The time will be lost if the router is turned off. you might have a name resolution problem. these functions will not take effect. Note: You can use ping/traceroute to test both numeric IP address or domain name. Traceroute .2 Diagnostic Choose menu “System Tools → Diagnostic”. In this case.

Traceroute Max TTL . IP Address/Domain Name . you can update the latest version of firmware for the Router on the following screen. the connection is overtime. Figure 4-79 Note: Diagnostic Results Only one user can use this tool at one time. Click Start to check the connectivity of the Internet. The Diagnostic Results page displays the result of diagnosis.Set the waiting time for the reply of each Ping packet.3 Firmware Upgrade Choose menu “System Tools → Firmware Upgrade”.75G Wireless N Router you are specifying can be resolved by using Domain Name System (DNS) queries. Ping Timeout . the connectivity of the Internet is fine.Type the destination IP address (such as 202.The size of Ping packet.16.108. “Ping Size” and “Ping Timeout” are used for Ping function.TL-MR3420 3G/3. If the result is similar to the following screen. If there is no reply in the specified time. -94- . Option “Tracert Hops” are used for Tracert function. 4.com) Pings Count . Ping Packet Size .The number of Ping packets for a Ping connection.tp-link.5) or Domain name (such as http://www.The max number of hops for a Traceroute connection.22. Options “Number of Pings”.

TL-MR3420 3G/3. 4) The Router will reboot after the upgrading has been finished. 3. However. Click the Upgrade button. Or click the Browse button to locate the update file.tp-link. 3) Do not turn off the Router or press the Reset button while the firmware is being upgraded. Type the path and file name of the update file into the File field.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-80 Firmware Upgrade Firmware Version . There is no need to upgrade the firmware unless the new firmware has a new feature you want to use.This displays the current firmware version. you may lose its current configurations.tp-link. and you can restore the configurations of the Router to factory defaults on the following screen -95- .16. 2. 4.This displays the current hardware version. To upgrade the Router's firmware. Download a more recent firmware upgrade file from the TP-LINK website (http://www. Hardware Version . follow these instructions below: 1. otherwise.com). 2) When you upgrade the Router's firmware. Note: 1) New firmware versions are posted at http://www. The hardware version of the upgrade file must accord with the Router’s current hardware version. so before upgrading the firmware please write down some of your customized settings to avoid losing important settings. you can try to upgrade the firmware. the Router may be damaged.4 Factory Defaults Choose menu “System Tools → Factory Defaults”.com and can be downloaded for free. when experiencing problems caused by the Router rather than the configuration.

TL-MR3420 3G/3. The upgrade process lasts for 20 seconds and the Router will restart automatically.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-81 Restore Factory Default Click the Restore button to reset all configuration settings to their default values. you can save the current configuration of the Router as a backup file and restore the configuration via a backup file as shown in Figure 4-75. • Click the Browse… button to locate the update file for the Router. Figure 4-82 Backup & Restore Configuration Click the Backup button to save all configuration settings as a backup file in your local computer.0 Note: Any settings you have saved will be lost when the default settings are restored.1. -96- . or enter the exact path to the Setting file in the text box. follow these instructions. • Note: The current configuration will be covered by the uploading configuration file.255. 4. Keep the Router on during the upgrading process to prevent any damage.5 Backup & Restore Choose menu “System Tools → Backup & Restore”.255.16. To upgrade the Router's configuration.168. Click the Restore button.1 The default Subnet Mask: 255. • • • • The default User Name: admin The default Password: admin The default IP Address: 192.

you can click the Reboot button to reboot the Router via the next screen. -97- . Restore the Router's settings to factory defaults (system will reboot automatically). which include • • • • • • • Change the LAN IP Address (system will reboot automatically). Update the configuration with the file (system will reboot automatically.16. Change the Web Management Port. you can change the factory default user name and password of the Router in the next screen as shown in Figure 4-84. Figure 4-83 Reboot the Router Some settings of the Router will take effect only after rebooting.75G Wireless N Router 4. Change the Wireless configurations. Upgrade the firmware of the Router (system will reboot automatically). Change the DHCP Settings.TL-MR3420 3G/3.7 Password Choose menu “System Tools → Password”.16.6 Reboot Choose menu “System Tools → Reboot”. 4.

as shown in Figure 4-86. -98- . Note: The new user name and password must not exceed 14 characters in length and not include any spaces. you can view the logs of the Router.16. Enter the new Password twice to confirm. validation information as well as the timetable for Auto Mail Feature.75G Wireless N Router It is strongly recommended that you should change the factory default user name and password of the Router. 4. Figure 4-85 System Log Auto Mail Feature .Indicates whether auto mail feature is enabled or not.8 System Log Choose menu “System Tools → System Log”.TL-MR3420 Figure 4-84 Password 3G/3. Mail Settings . server address.Set the receiving and sending mailbox address. Click the Clear All button to clear all. because all users who try to access the Router's Web-based utility or Quick Setup will be prompted for the Router's default user name and password. Click the Save button when finished.

Recipient’s address.Your mail account password. You could mail the current logs either at a specified time everyday or by intervals.Enter the password again to confirm. The part behind @ is excluded. -99- . To . Note: Only when you select Authentication. do you have to enter the User Name and Password in the following fields. User Name . SMTP Server . Log Type . You can log on the relevant website for Help if you are not clear with the address.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-86 Mail Account Settings From . It corresponds with the mailbox filled in the From field. Click Back to return to the previous page.By selecting the log type. It is required by most mailboxes that need User Name and Password to log in. Password . Authentication .Most SMTP Server requires Authentication.TL-MR3420 3G/3. Confirm The Password . Enter the desired time or intervals in the corresponding field as shown in Figure 4-86 Click Save to keep your settings. Enable Auto Mail Feature . but only one could be the current effective rule. The destination mailbox where the logs would be received. The Router would connect it to send logs.Your smtp server. only logs of this type will be shown.Your mail box address.Your mail account name filled in the From field.Select it to mail logs automatically.

only logs of this level will be shown. 4.Click to save all the logs in a txt file. Select a value between 5 and 60 seconds in the pull-down list.16.The default value is 10. The Packets Statistic interval indicates the time section of the packets statistic. If disabled.All the logs will be deleted from the Router permanently.75G Wireless N Router Log Level . To enable. Sorted Rules . Refresh . not just from the page. Save Log .Click to send an email of current logs manually according to the address and validation information set in Mail Settings. Select the Auto-refresh checkbox to refresh automatically. Click the Refresh button to refresh immediately. the function of DoS protection in Security settings will disabled. Clear Log . Click the Next button to go to the next page.TL-MR3420 3G/3. including total traffic and current traffic of the last Packets Statistic Interval.Enable or Disable. you can view the statistics of the Router. Mail Log .Refresh the page to show the latest log list. The default value is disabled. -100- . click the Enable button.9 Statistics Choose menu “System Tools → Statistics”. Click Reset All to reset the values of all the entries to zero. Figure 4-87 Statistics Current Statistics Status .By selecting the log level. Packets Statistics Interval (5-60) . or click the Previous button return to the previous page.Choose how displayed statistics are sorted.

-101- .75G Wireless N Router The IP and MAC address are displayed with related statistics. There would be 5 entries on each page. It is shown like “current transmitting rate / Max transmitting rate”. Reset the value of he entry to zero. The total number of bytes received and transmitted by the Router. Click Previous to return to the previous page and Next to the next page. TCP SYN Tx Reset Modify Delete The number of TCP SYN packets transmitted to the WAN per second at the specified Packets Statistics interval. Delete the existing entry in the table. The total number of bytes received and transmitted in the last Packets Statistic interval seconds.TL-MR3420 Click Delete All to delete all entries in the table. The total number of packets received and transmitted by the Router. It is shown like “current transmitting rate / Max transmitting rate”. It is shown like “current transmitting rate / Max transmitting rate”. The total number of packets received and transmitted in the last Packets Statistic interval seconds. Statistics Table: IP/MAC Address Packets Total Bytes 3G/3. The number of UDP packets transmitted to the WAN per second Packets Bytes ICMP Current Tx UDP Tx at the specified Packets Statistics interval. The number of the ICMP packets transmitted to WAN per second at the specified Packets Statistics interval.

The telephone cord plugs into the Line port of the ADSL Modem.TL-MR3420 3G/3. and click -102- . Type user name in the “User Name” field and password in the “Password” field. On the WAN page. Otherwise. Type an appropriate number for “Max Idle Time” to avoid wasting paid time. Figure A-2 Note: 1) 2) 2. Figure A-1 4) PPPoE Connection Type If your ADSL lease is in “pay-according-time” mode. click the “Network” menu on the left of your browser. and click "WAN" submenu. PPPoE Connection Mode Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time. configure the ADSL Modem configured in RFC1483 bridge model. How do I configure the Router to access Internet by Ethernet users? 1) Login to the Router. Connect the Ethernet cable from your ADSL Modem to the WAN port on the Router. How do I configure the Router to access Internet by ADSL users? 1) 2) First. click the “Network” menu on the left of your browser. 3) Login to the Router.75G Wireless N Router Appendix A: FAQ 1. you can select “Auto-connecting” for Internet connection mode. select “Connect on Demand” or “Connect Manually” for Internet connection mode. If you are a Cable user. please configure the Router following the above steps. since some applications is visiting the Internet continually in the background. select “PPPoE” for WAN Connection Type. finish by clicking “Connect”.

If your ISP requires MAC register. Then on the “Add or Modify a Virtual Server Entry” page. and then click "MAC Clone" submenu link.1. taking 192. On the "MAC Clone" page. Then click the "Save" button. and your IP address for the “IP Address” blank. type the MAC Address into the "WAN MAC Address" field. Or else.169 for an example. 2) Some ISPs require that you register the MAC Address of your adapter. On the "Virtual Servers" page. what do I need to do? 1) 2) If you start Netmeeting as a host. It will take effect after rebooting. finish by clicking “Save”. enter “1720” for the “Service Port” blank. click Add New…. MAC Clone I want to use Netmeeting. if your PC’s MAC address is proper MAC address. 3) How to configure Virtual Server: Log in to the Router. On the WAN page.TL-MR3420 3G/3. which is connected to your cable/DSL Modem during installation. Figure A-4 Virtual Servers -103- . login to the Router and click the "Network" menu link on the left of your browser. Figure A-3 3.168. select “Dynamic IP” for "WAN Connection Type". If you start as a response. you don’t need to do anything with the Router. click the “Forwarding” menu on the left of your browser.75G Wireless N Router "WAN" submenu. click the "Clone MAC Address" button and your PC’s MAC address will fill in the "WAN MAC Address" field. and click "Virtual Servers" submenu. you need to configure Virtual Server or DMZ Host and make sure the H323 ALG is enabled. The format for the MAC Address is XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX. remember to Enable and Save.

and click “Basic Security” submenu. remember to click the Save button. Remember to click the Save button.169 as an example. and click "DMZ" submenu. using 192. click the “Forwarding” menu on the left of your browser. click Enable radio button and type your IP address into the “DMZ Host IP Address” field. check the Enable radio button next to H323 ALG. On the "DMZ" page.168. which is displayed on the “Status” page.75G Wireless N Router Figure A-5 Note: Add or Modify a Virtual server Entry Your opposite side should call your WAN IP.TL-MR3420 3G/3. -104- . click the “Security” menu on the left of your browser. Figure A-6 5) DMZ How to enable H323 ALG: Log in to the Router. 4) How to enable DMZ Host: Log in to the Router.1. On the “Basic Security” page.

1:88 (the Router’s LAN IP address: Web Management Port) in the address field of the Web browser. Click Save and reboot the Router. type a port number except 80. -105- . On the "Remote Management" page. click the “Security” menu on the left of your browser. what should I do? 1) Because the WEB Server port 80 will interfere with the WEB management port 80 on the Router. 2) To change the WEB management port number: Log in to the Router. into the "Web Management Port" field.TL-MR3420 3G/3. you must change the WEB management port number to avoid interference. and click "Remote Management" submenu.168.75G Wireless N Router Figure A-7 4. to configure to the Router by typing http://192.1. such as 88. Basic Security I want to build a WEB Server on the LAN. Figure A-8 Note: Remote Management If the above configuration takes effect.

TL-MR3420 3) 3G/3.168. check the IP Address of your wireless stations. then on the “Add or Modify a Virtual Server” page. Make sure the wireless stations have right KEY for encryption when the Router is encrypted. assuming 192. On the "Virtual Servers" page. enter “80” into the blank next to the “Service Port”. -106- . Figure A-9 Virtual Servers Figure A-10 5. remember to Enable and Save. click Add New….75G Wireless N Router Log in to the Router. click the “Forwarding” menu on the left of your browser. but you can’t access the Router. Make sure that the wireless stations' SSID accord with the Router's SSID.188 for an example. and your IP address next to the “IP Address”. 1) 2) 3) Make sure the "Wireless Router Radio" is enabled. 4) If the wireless connection is ready. and click the "Virtual Servers" submenu. Add or Modify a Virtual server Entry The wireless stations cannot connect to the Router.1.

Install TCP/IP component 1) On the Windows taskbar. point to Settings.TL-MR3420 3G/3. -107- . Figure B-1 4) In the prompt page that showed below. 3) Right click the icon that showed below. 1. 2) Click the Network and Internet Connections icon. refer to the adapter’s manual if needed. double click on the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP). select Properties on the prompt page. and then click Control Panel. we’ll introduce how to install and configure the TCP/IP correctly in Windows XP. and then click on the Network Connections tab in the appearing window. click the Start button. First make sure your Ethernet Adapter is working.75G Wireless N Router Appendix B: Configuring the PCs In this section.

Choose Obtain DNS server automatically.75G Wireless N Router Figure B-2 5) The following TCP/IP Properties window will display and the IP Address tab is open on this window by default. Now you have two ways to configure the TCP/IP protocol below: Setting IP address automatically Select Obtain an IP address automatically.TL-MR3420 3G/3. as shown in the Figure below: -108- .

168. 3 Type the Router’s LAN IP address (the default IP is 192.255.1.x (x is from 2 to 254).1.TL-MR3420 3G/3.255. And the following items available If the Router's LAN IP address is 192. 4 Select Use the following DNS server addresses radio button.75G Wireless N Router Figure B-3 Setting IP address manually 1 2 Select Use the following IP address radio button.168. In the Preferred DNS Server field you can type the DNS server IP address.1. and Subnet mask is 255.168.1.0. which has been provided by your ISP -109- . type IP address is 192.1) into the Default gateway field.

-110- .TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure B-4 Now click OK to keep your settings.

4.3.4835GHz 11n:up to 300Mbps(Automatic) 11g:54/48/36/24/18/12/9/6M(Automatic) 11b:11/5. 3G. ICMP. 802. PPPoE. CCK.3u. DHCP. 5 cable (maximum 100m) EIA/TIA-568 100Ω STP (maximum 100m) Cabling Type 100BASE-TX: UTP category 5. 16-QAM. 802. Humidity Operating : 0℃~40℃ (32℉~104℉) Storage: -40℃~70℃(-40℉~158℉) Operating: 10% ~ 90% RH.TL-MR3420 3G/3. LAN (1-4). 802. DQPSK. 54M: -68dBm@10% PER 11M: -85dBm@8% PER. 64-QAM WEP/WPA/WPA2/WPA2-PSK/WPA-PSK 270M: -68dBm@10% PER. QSS FCC. CE Sensitivity @PER Antenna Gain Environmental and Physical Temperature.75G Wireless N Router Appendix C: Specifications General Standards Protocols Ports IEEE 802.11n TCP/IP. 5e cable (maximum 100m) EIA/TIA-568 100Ω STP (maximum 100m) LEDs Safety & Emissions Wireless Frequency Band Radio Data Rate Frequency Expansion Modulation Security 2. SYS. Four 10/100M Auto-Negotiation LAN RJ45 ports supporting Auto MDI/MDIX 10BASE-T: UTP category 3. 130M: -68dBm@10% PER 108M: -68dBm@10% PER. OFDM. Non-condensing Storage: 5% ~ 90% RH.5/2/1M(Automatic) DSSS (Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum) DBPSK. WAN. Non-condensing -111- .4~2.11g and 802. WLAN. NAT. SNTP One 10/100M Auto-Negotiation WAN RJ45 port. 6M: -88dBm@10% PER 1M: -90dBm@8% PER 3dBi * 2 PWR.11b.

ISP (Internet Service Provider) . DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) . 802.11 standards by adding MIMO (multiple-input multiple-output). and WEP encryption for security.11b . DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) .11n development process and promote a technology specification for interoperability of next-generation wireless local area networking (WLAN) products.11b networks are also referred to as Wi-Fi networks. and backward compatibility with IEEE 802.75G Wireless N Router Appendix D: Glossary 802.TL-MR3420 3G/3. DNS (Domain Name System) .PPPoE is a protocol for connecting remote hosts to the Internet over an always-on connection by simulating a dial-up -112- .A protocol that automatically configure the TCP/IP parameters for the all the PC(s) that are connected to a DHCP server.11n .A company that provides access to the Internet.4GHz. NAT (Network Address Translation) . 802.The 802.NAT technology translates IP addresses of a local area network to a different IP address for the Internet.11b devices. Domain Name .4GHz.11n builds upon previous 802.The capability of assigning a fixed host and domain name to a dynamic Internet IP Address. and WEP encryption for security.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. PPPoE (Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet) . DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) . MIMO uses multiple transmitter and receiver antennas to allow for increased data throughput via spatial multiplexing and increased range by exploiting the spatial diversity.11g .specification for wireless networking at 54 Mbps using direct-sequence spread-spectrum (DSSS) technology. using OFDM modulation and operating in the unlicensed radio spectrum at 2. 802. The Enhanced Wireless Consortium (EWC) [3] was formed to help accelerate the IEEE 802. MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) .A Demilitarized Zone allows one local host to be exposed to the Internet for a special-purpose service such as Internet gaming or videoconferencing.A technology that allows data to be sent or received over existing traditional phone lines.An Internet Service that translates the names of websites into IP addresses.802. perhaps through coding schemes like Alamouti coding. DDNS (Dynamic Domain Name System) .The size in bytes of the largest packet that can be transmitted.A descriptive name for an address or group of addresses on the Internet.

an industry standards group promoting interoperability among 802. see http://www.A trade name for the 802.A data privacy mechanism based on a 64-bit or 128-bit or 152-bit shared key algorithm.wi-fi.A Service Set Identification is a thirty-two character (maximum) alphanumeric key identifying a wireless local area network.11 standard. as described in the IEEE 802. given by the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance (WECA. 3G/3. It corresponds to the ESSID in the wireless Access Point and to the wireless network name. which network serving users are limited in a local area. all devices must be configured with the same SSID. This is typically the configuration parameter for a wireless PC card.A group of computers and associated devices communicate with each other wirelessly.75G Wireless N Router SSID . Wi-Fi . WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network) .11b wireless networking standard.TL-MR3420 connection.net). WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) . For the wireless devices in a network to communicate with each other. -113- .11b devices.

MF102.75G Wireless N Router Appendix E: Compatible 3G/3. E270.com. MU351 NOVATEL NOKIA ONDA ALCATEL 4G SYSTEM CSL SAMSUNG U760 CS-10 MSA501HS X060S. E1550.75G USB Modem (Tested in the field) HUAWEI EC169. E220. MF626. E156. E156G. AC2736. You can find the latest compatibility list in our website: http://www.TL-MR3420 3G/3. E180. E1756. MF637U.tp-link. E272. AC581. Compatible 3G/3. EC1261 ZTE MF100. E156C. AC581. MF627. MF645. E226. E156B. EC122. EC1260. E1762. K3565. E169. X070S XSStick W12 U1-TF SGH-H128 -114- .75G USB Modem The UMTS/HSPA/EVDO USB modems we’ve tested in the field are listed below.

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