TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router

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FCC STATEMENT

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: • • • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/ TV technician for help. This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: 1) This device may not cause harmful interference. 2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

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

CE Mark Warning

This is a class B product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures.

National Restrictions
2400.0-2483.5 MHz Country Bulgaria France Outdoor use limited to 10 mW e.i.r.p. within the band 2454-2483.5 MHz Italy Luxembourg Norway None Implemented 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 Russian Federation Only for indoor applications

Note: It’s not used outdoors in France.

China . R.: TL-WR641G 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. South Building.1: 2006 ETSI EN 301 489-1 V1..1:2008 & ETSI EN 301 489-17 V1. Central Zone..8.7. Nanshan.5 Keyuan Road. No.2:2008 EN 61000-3-2:2006 EN 61000-3-3:1995+A1:2001 EN60950-1:2006 EN50371:2002 Directives 2004/108/EC The above product is in conformity with the following standards or other normative documents EN 55022:2006 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 Person is responsible for marking this declaration: Zhao Jianjun Director of International Business TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO. LTD DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY For the following equipment: Product Description: 108M Wireless Router Model No.TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO. Shenzhen.3. Science & Technology Park. P. LTD.

............................................ 28 4.................8 Chapter 3..... 38 4...........................................................................2 DHCP Clients List ................................................................5...... 37 4.....................................................2 Features ...................................................................................................................................2 TCP/IP configuration ............ 4......... 2......3.....................6 DHCP............................................................................................ 14 4............................................................. 37 4......................4.2 1......................................................................6...................7 Forwarding ..............................................................14 Chapter 4...... 3............................................. 2 1.......................................................3 Wireless Statistics ............................................................................. 4 Chapter 2.................................................5 Wireless ................................ 16 4...................................................................... 3 1......................... 42 ..................................................................... 16 4..................4 Network ...1 DHCP Settings.................................................. 3 1..............1 Chapter 1......................................6........1 The Front Panel .................................................................................................................................................................4.................................................4........1 2...................................7..........1 3................................1 Login ................ 6 Connecting the Router ...........6 System Requirements ........... 36 4................... 28 4................................................1 Wireless Settings ......... 40 4........... 27 4................ 16 4...2 The Rear Panel .........3 MAC Clone ....................... 6 Installation Environment Requirements .......2 Port Triggering ......................................................................................... 33 4..7....................2 WAN...................................2 MAC Filtering .............................5.............................................CONTENTS Package Contents ................................................... 14 4.............................................................................. 15 4.........3 Address Reservation ........................................................................................................... 10 Configuring the Router.........................................................3............ 40 4..........3 Panel Layout ............................................................................................................................................................ 8 Quick Installation Guide .............................................3 Connecting the Router ......1 LAN ......................6..............................1 Virtual Servers ............................5..................2 2..............................1 Overview of the Router ..................................... 38 4..............2 Status .................. 2 1........................... 6 Quick Installation Guide .................... Introduction ......3 Quick Setup ............................................

......................................2 Oray..............................5 Advanced Security ..........13....................................13.............................................................................. 63 4...9 Statistics ..................................................... 53 4................13................ 66 4.................................................................2 Firmware .......................................................................................................... 52 4............ 44 4...........................................................................4 Backup & Restore ......... 60 4............................11.............. 60 4...........................................................................................13.............. 65 4.......................73 Appendix C: Specifications......................8................................................................................................................... 50 4....3 DMZ ................. 58 4...13.................3 Factory Defaults ...9 Static Routing ........ 56 4.................................................................................13..................13....4....4 MAC Address Filtering ...8 Remote Management ........13......................7....................................3 Domain Filtering ..................................4 UPnP ....13 System Tools .....................5 Reboot . 59 4........................ 45 4..................................................12..11......2 IP Address Filtering .......................................1 Time .............................12 DDNS...............................1 Binding Setting .........................7 Syslog ... 59 4....................................... 45 4.....................................................................org DDNS ....11 IP & MAC Binding Setting ....10 IP QoS ....1 Firewall ............................8......... 61 4......................12..........................................................13....................................................................78 ....................................................77 Appendix D: Glossary ........................................8................................................12.......................................................................................... 46 4............cn DDNS ......7......................2 ARP List ........................ 63 4.......................................................6 Password ........................................ 64 4...........................................................69 Appendix B: Configuring the PCs .............................................................. 67 Appendix A: FAQ............ 56 4................................................................................................................................................................8......................3 Comexe.................................................................................. 48 4.................. 66 4. 64 4.......................1 Dyndns............8...............................................................8 Security .....................................................................................................net DDNS................................................... 55 4........... 44 4........... 62 4...........................

please contact with your distributor. If any of the listed items are damaged or missing. including: • • This Guide Other Helpful Information Note: Make sure that the package contains the above items.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Package Contents The following items should be found in your package: One TL-WR641G 108Mbps Wireless Router One Power Adapter for TL-WR641G 108Mbps Wireless Router Quick Installation Guide One Resource CD for TL-WR641G 108Mbps Wireless Router. -1- .

TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Chapter 1. The router provides wireless LAN 64/128/152-bit WEP encryption security. files and fun.11g and IEEE 802.11g. So you can configure it quickly and share Internet access. as well as TKIP/AES encryption security. The TL-WR641G 108Mbps Wireless Router will allow you to connect your network wirelessly better than ever.1 Overview of the Router The TL-WR641G 108Mbps Wireless Router integrates 4-port Switch.11b solutions.11b standards and adopts 108M Super G™ WLAN transmission technology so that the data transmission rate is up to 108Mbps. easily and securely. Quick Setup is supported and friendly help messages are provided for every step. It also supports VPN Pass-through for sensitive data secure transmission. up to a distance of 855. NAT-router and Wireless AP. It also supports Virtual Server and DMZ host for Port Triggering needs. The TL-WR641G 108Mbps Wireless Router is easy-to-manage. 1 10/100M Auto-Negotiation RJ45 WAN port. This device supports Bridge mode which can make two APs communicate with each other wirelessly.11g and IEEE 802. The TL-WR641G 108Mbps Wireless Router provides flexible access control so that parents or network administrators can establish restricted access policies for children or staff. It has built-in NAT and DHCP server supporting static IP address distributing. files and fun. Firewall. Adopts 2x to 3x eXtended Range™ and 108M Super G™ wireless LAN transmission -2- . 1. 4 10/100M Auto-Negotiation RJ45 LAN ports. In the most attentive wireless security. sharing Internet Access. the TL-WR641G 108Mbps Wireless Router provides multiple protection measures. Introduction Thank you for choosing TL-WR641G 108Mbps Wireless Router. and remote management and log so that network administrators can manage and monitor the network in real time. It is compatible with all IEEE 802. 1. IEEE 802.36m tested in China.3u standards. Transmission range is extended to 4-9 times. Its design is dedicated to Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) wireless network solutions.3. supporting Auto MDI/MDIX. The TL-WR641G 108Mbps Wireless Router complies with the IEEE 802. IEEE 802.11g and IEEE 802. IEEE 802. and WPA/WPA2 and WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK authentication.2 Features Complies with IEEE 802.11b products. It adopts 2x to 3x eXtended Range™ WLAN transmission technology so that transmission distance is 2-3 times that of traditional IEEE 802.11b. It can be set to turn off the wireless network name (SSID) broadcast so that only stations that have the SSID can be connected.

and MAC address filtering. Provides security. L2TP. Supports Web management. Built-in firewall supporting IP address filtering.5/3/2/1Mbps data transfer rates. which is designed to indicate connections. Provides 64/128/152-bit WEP encryption security and wireless LAN ACL (Access Control List). Shares data and Internet access for users. -3- . parents and network administrators can establish restricted access policies based on time of day for children or staff. the next table describes the LEDs on the front panel of the router. 108M Wireless Router User Guide Supports 108/54/48/36/24/18/12/9/6Mbps or 11/5.3. Static Routing.1 The Front Panel The front panel of the TL-WR641G consists of several LED indicators. Special Application and DMZ host. BigPond Cable Internet access. Supports Virtual Server. Connecting Internet on demand and disconnecting from the Internet when idle for PPPoE. Built-in NAT and DHCP server supporting static IP address distributing.3 Panel Layout 1. Supports ICMP-FLOOD. Supports firmware upgrade. WPA/WPA2.TL-WR641G technology. Supports UPnP. Supports access control. UDP-FLOOD. Dynamic IP. supporting PPPoE. WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK authentication. Dynamic DNS. Static IP. View from left to right. Supports Flow Statistics. Domain Name filtering. Supports connecting/disconnecting from the Internet on a specified time of day. and TCP-SYN-FLOOD filter. TKIP/AES encryption 1. VPN Pass-through. Ignores Ping packets from WAN or LAN ports. PPTP.

TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 1-1 LEDs description: Name PWR Status Off On Off SYS On Flashing WLAN Off Flashing Off WAN/1-4 (LAN) On Flashing No Power Power on The Router has an error The Router is initializing The Router is working properly The Wireless function is disabled The Wireless function is enabled There is no device linked to the corresponding port There are devices linked to the corresponding ports but no data transmitted or received.3.2 The Rear Panel Figure 1-2 The following parts are located on the rear panel (View from left to right): AC power socket: Please use the power adapter which is supplied with the TL-WR641G -4- . Sending or receiving data over corresponding port Indication 1.

Note: Ensure the router is powered on before it restarts completely. or Ethernet Reset button: There are two ways to reset the router's factory defaults: 1) 2) Use the Factory Defaults function on System Tools -> Factory Defaults page in the router's Web-based Utility. the use of a different adapter may result in product damage.3.4: Four 10/100Mbps RJ45 LAN ports for connecting the router to the local PC(s) WAN: This WAN port is where you will connect the cable/DSL Modem. LAN 1.2. Use the Factory Default Reset button: With the router powered on. And then release the button and wait the router to reboot to its factory default settings.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide 108Mbps Wireless Router only. use a pin to press and hold the Reset button(about 5 seconds) until the SYS LED becomes quick-flash from slow-flash. Wireless antenna -5- .

Netscape Navigator 6. such as Microsoft Internet Explorer 5. After that.2 6. Power off your PC. shown in Figure 2-1. 2.3 Connecting the Router Before you install the router.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Chapter 2. shown in Figure 2-1.) 5. The router will start to work automatically. System Requirements Broadband Internet Access Service (DSL/Cable/Ethernet) One DSL/Cable Modem that has an RJ45 connector (you do not need it if you connect the router to the Ethernet) Each PC in the LAN needs a working Ethernet Adapter and an Ethernet cable with RJ45 connectors TCP/IP protocol must be installed on each PC Web browser. 9. Connect the AC power adapter to the AC power socket on the router. upright is a good direction. 8. If there is any problem. (If you have the wireless NIC and want to use wireless function. and the router. Adjust the direction of the antenna. Normally. please install the router according to the following steps. -6- . please contact your ISP. 1. 6. 3. and the other end into an electrical outlet. Don't forget to pull out the power plug and keep your hands dry.. 2. The best place is usually near the center of the area in which your PC will connect wirelessly. you should connect your PC to the Internet through your broadband service successfully. Locate an optimum location for the router. Installation Environment Requirements Do not place in direct sunlight or near a heater or heating vent Do not cluttered or crowded. Connect the PC(s) and each Switch/Hub in your LAN to the LAN Ports on the router. Operating Humidity: 10%~90%RH. 4. Cable/DSL Modem. 4.0 or later 2. 7. There should be at least 2 inches (5 cm) of clear space on all sides of the router Well ventilated (especially if it is in a closet) Operating temperature: 0℃~40℃ (32℉~104℉) 10. Connecting the Router 2. Connect the DSL/Cable Modem to the WAN port on the router. 5.0 or later. Non-condensing 2. 3. The place must accord with the Installation Environment Requirements. you can skip this step.1 1.

108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 2-1 -7- . Power on your PC and Cable/DSL Modem.TL-WR641G 7.

168.1. If you need instructions as to how to do this.xxx ("xxx" is from 2 to 254). the connection between your PC and the router has been established. Now.1 TCP/IP configuration The default IP address of the TL-WR641G 108Mbps Wireless Router is 192. These procedures only take you a few minutes.0.1. and type ping 192. They can be changed as you desire. The built-in DHCP server will assign IP address for the PC.168. Then turn on the router and restart the PC.1. If the result displayed is similar to that shown in Figure 3-1. You can access the Internet via the router immediately after successfully configuring." 2) Power off the router and PC. you should configure it. Connect the local PC to the LAN ports of the router.255. These values can be seen from the LAN.255.1. Open a command prompt.1. and then press Enter. Quick Installation Guide After connecting the TL-WR641G Router into your network.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Chapter 3. 3.0. Subnet Mask is 255. please refer to Appendix B: "Configuring the PC. Configure the IP address manually 1) 2) Set up the TCP/IP Protocol for your PC.255. the PC and router may need to be restarted. If you need instructions as to how to do this. The IP address is 192. There are then two ways to configure the IP address for your PC.168. The following example is in Windows 2000. as an example we use the default values for description in this guide. -8- .255. This chapter describes how to configure the basic functions of your TL-WR641G Wireless Router. please refer to Appendix B: "Configuring the PC.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. and Gateway is 192. Note: For Windows 98 OS or earlier.168.1." Configure the network parameters. And the default Subnet Mask is 255. you can run the Ping command in the command prompt to verify the network connection between your PC and the router.

168. your PC's IP address must be within the range of -9- . 2. it means that your PC has not connected to the router. Figure 3-2 Please check the connection following these steps: 1. Is the TCP/IP configuration for your PC correct? Note: If the router's IP address is 192.1. Is the connection between your PC and the router correct? Note: The 1/2/3/4 LEDs of LAN port which you link to on the router and LEDs on your PC's adapter should be lit.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 3-1 If the result displayed is similar to that shown in Figure 3-2.1.

TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide 192.1 3. it is easy to configure and manage the TL-WR641G 108Mbps Wireless Router.168. Please click the Quick Setup link on the left of the main menu and the Quick Setup screen will appear. in the screen that appears.1. and click OK to finish it. both in lower case letters.1 in the address field of Web browser. Go to Tools menu>Internet Options>Connections>LAN Settings.2 ~ 192.2 Quick Installation Guide With a Web-based (Internet Explorer or Netscape® Navigator) utility. Then click the OK button or press the Enter key.1. If the User Name and Password are correct. you can configure the router using the Web browser.1.168. Enter admin for the User Name and Password. it means that your Web-browser has been set to a proxy. The Web-based utility can be used on any Windows. the gateway must be 192. a login window will appear similar to that shown in Figure 3-4. Connect to the router by typing http://192. cancel the Using Proxy checkbox.1. Figure 3-4 Note: If the above screen does not pop-up.168. .168.10 - . Macintosh or UNIX OS with a Web browser. Figure 3-3 After a moment.254.

the Static IP settings page will appear. These fields are case sensitive. If you choose "PPPoE". Click Next to enter the necessary network parameters. If you Choose "Static IP". If you have difficulty with this process. shown in Figure 3-6.Enter the Account Name and Password provided by your ISP. please contact your ISP. If you choose "Dynamic IP". and then Choose WAN Connection Type page will appear. Figure 3-6 The router supports three popular ways to connect to Internet. the router will automatically receive the IP parameters from your ISP without needing to enter any parameters. Please select one compatible with your ISP.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 3-5 Click Next.11 - . you will see this page shown in Figure 3-7: Figure 3-7 Account Name and Password . shown in Figure 3-8: .

the WLAN LED will be lit up and . 1. Subnet Mask . Secondary DNS .Enter the DNS Server IP address into the boxes if required. enter it into this field. 5. 3.The Subnet Mask is used for the WAN IP address. Enter the IP address into the field. click Next. Figure 3-9 In this page. you can configure the following wireless parameters: 1.This is the WAN IP address as seen by external users on the Internet (including your ISP). IP Address .0 Default Gateway . 4. Wireless Radio . If enabled. the WLAN LED on the front panel will not be lit and the wireless stations will not be able to access the router. After you complete the above.Enter the gateway IP address into the box if required.255.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 3-8 Note: The IP parameters should have been provided by your ISP.If your ISP provides another DNS server. Primary DNS .Indicates whether the Access Point feature of the router is enabled or disabled. the Wireless settings page will appear. If disabled. it is usually 255.255. 2.12 - . shown in Figure 3-9.

11b). It may be illegal to use the wireless function of the router in a region other than one of those specified in this field. These settings are only for basic wireless parameters. You will then see the Finish page: Figure 3-10 After finishing all configurations of basic network parameters. This field determines which operating frequency will be used. This value is case-sensitive. Channel . If you need instructions as to how to do this. The default SSID is TP-LINK_XXXXXX(XXXXXX indicates the last unique six characters of each Router’s MAC address).11b). TP-LINK is NOT the same as tp-link.13 - . it is compatible with 11Mbps (802.11g) and 11Mbps (802. please refer to Section 4. 108M Wireless Router User Guide SSID . If you select 108Mbps (Dynamic).The current channel in use. please click Finish button to exit this Quick Setup.12. 2.11b)). 54Mbps (802. Mode . for advanced settings.TL-WR641G wireless stations will be able to access the router. This field specifies the region where the wireless function of the router can be used. If you select 54Mbps (802.Enter a value of up to 32 characters. it is compatible with 54Mbps (802. For example. please refer to Section 4.Indicates the current mode (108Mbps (Dynamic).5: "Reboot” Click the Next button. 11Mbps (802.5: "Wireless." Note: The change of wireless settings won't take effect until the router reboots! You can reboot it manually. .11g). 108Mbps (Static). 4. Region . 5.11g).Select your region from the pull-down list. The same SSID must be assigned to all wireless devices on your network. 3.

IP QoS. DNS server and WAN connection type. 4. Mode. There are twelve main menus on the left of the Web-based utility. SSID. 2. just click Connect to establish the connection. Wireless MAC address. including MAC address. WAN These parameters apply to the WAN port of the router.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Chapter 4. If you have not connected to the Internet. 3. there are the detailed explanations and instructions for the corresponding page.1 Login After your successful login. please click the Save button. IP address and Subnet Mask. DDNS and System Tools. You can also cut the connection by clicking the button. Channel. Configuring the Router This chapter describes each Web page's key functions. . The twelve main menus are: Status. IP address. The detailed explanations for each Web page key’s function are listed below. Wireless This field displays basic information or status for wireless function.2 Status The Status page displays the router's current status and configuration. Subnet Mask. System Up Time The total up time of the router from when it was switched on or reset. Submenus will be available after you click one of the main menus. you can configure and manage the router. 1. If PPPoE is chosen as the WAN connection type.14 - . including the MAC address. DHCP. Traffic Statistics This field displays the router's traffic statistics. To apply any settings you have altered on the page. including Wireless Radio. 4. Quick Setup. IP & MAC Binding Setting. Wireless. Static Routing. Forwarding. Network. On the right of the Web-based utility. All information is read-only. Security. and IP address. Default Gateway. 4. LAN This field displays the current settings or information for the LAN. 5. the Disconnect button will be shown here while you are accessing the Internet.

3 Quick Setup Please refer to Section 3.15 - ." .2: "Quick Installation Guide.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 4-1 4.

If the new LAN IP Address you set is not in the same subnet.255. until they are re-configured. and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. Subnet Mask .Enter the IP address of your router in dotted-decimal notation (factory default: 192. If the new LAN IP Address you set is not in the same subnet. as seen from the LAN.2 WAN You can configure the WAN port parameters on this page.1). please choose the WAN Connection Type (Dynamic IP/Static IP/PPPoE/802. 4. you must use the new IP Address to login the router.4 Network Figure 4-2 There are three submenus under the Network menu (shown in Figure 4-2): LAN.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide 4. the IP Address pool of the DHCP server will not take effect.255. Note: If you change the IP Address of LAN.4. the Virtual Server and DMZ Host will change accordingly at the same time.0 as the subnet mask.4. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below. First.16 - . Normally use 255.The physical address of the router. 4. The value can't be changed. The default type is . Click any of them.1X + Dynamic IP/802. WAN and MAC Clone.An address code that determines the size of the network.1X + Static IP/Big Pond Cable/L2TP/PPTP) for Internet. Figure 4-3 MAC Address . IP Address .1.168.1 LAN You can configure the IP parameters of LAN on this page.

select Use These DNS Servers and enter the primary and secondary addresses into the correct fields.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Dynamic IP.If your ISP gives you one or two DNS addresses. Subnet Mask.17 - . MTU Size . etc). Click the Release button to release the IP parameters. please contact your ISP to obtain the correct information. If you are given a fixed IP (static IP). logging ID. . Note: If you get address and find error when you go to a Web site. You should contact your ISP to get DNS server addresses.The normal MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) value for most Ethernet networks is 1500 Bytes. and should not be done unless you are sure it is necessary for your ISP connection. the DNS servers will be assigned dynamically from your ISP. please select Dynamic IP. the router will automatically get IP parameters from your ISP. please select the type of your ISP provided (PPPoE/BigPond/L2TP/PPTP). Click the Renew button to renew the IP parameters from your ISP. Default Gateway. Otherwise. You can see the page as follows (Figure 4-4): Figure 4-4 This page displays the WAN IP parameters assigned dynamically by your ISP. including IP address. etc. If you are not sure which connection type you use currently. If you choose Dynamic IP. please select Static IP. For some ISPs you need to reduce the MTU. 1. But this is rarely required. If you are given a user name and a password. If you aren’t given any login parameters (fixed IP Address. 1) Use These DNS Servers . it is likely that your DNS servers are set up improperly.

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Get IP with Unicast DHCP - A few ISPs' DHCP servers do not support the broadcast applications. If you cannot get the IP Address normally, you can choose this option. (This is rarely required.) 2. If you choose Static IP, you should have fixed IP Parameters specified by your ISP. The Static IP settings page will appear, shown in Figure 4-5:

Figure 4-5 You should type the following parameters into the spaces provided: IP Address - Enter the IP address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP. Subnet Mask - Enter the subnet Mask in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP, usually is 255.255.255.0. Default Gateway - (Optional) Enter the gateway IP address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP. MTU Size - The normal MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) value for most Ethernet networks is 1500 Bytes. For some ISPs you may need to modify the MTU. But this is rarely required, and should not be done unless you are sure it is necessary for your ISP connection. Primary DNS - (Optional) Enter the DNS address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP. Secondary DNS - (Optional) Type another DNS address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP if provided. 3. If you choose PPPoE, you should enter the following parameters (Figure 4-6):

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Figure 4-6 User Name/Password - Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. These fields are case-sensitive. Connect on Demand - You can configure the router to disconnect your Internet connection after a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time). If your Internet connection has been terminated due to inactivity, Connect on Demand enables the router to automatically re-establish your connection as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. If you wish to activate Connect on Demand, click the radio button. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times, enter 0 in the Max Idle Time field. Otherwise, enter the number of minutes you want to have elapsed before your Internet connection terminates. Caution: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time, since some applications is visiting the Internet continually in the background. Connect Automatically - Connect automatically after the router is disconnected. To use this option, click the radio button. Time-based Connecting - You can configure the router to make it connect or disconnect based on time. Enter the start time in HH:MM format for connecting and end time in HH:MM format for disconnecting in the Period of Time fields. Note: Only when you have configured the system time on System Tools -> Time page, will the Time-based Connecting function can take effect. Connect Manually - You can configure the router to make it connect or disconnect
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manually. After a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time), the router will disconnect from the Internet connection, and you will not be able to re-establish your connection automatically as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. To use this option, click the radio button. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times, enter "0" in the Max Idle Time field. Otherwise, enter the number time in minutes that you wish to have the Internet connecting last unless a new link is requested. Note: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time, since some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the background. Click the Connect button to connect immediately. Click the Disconnect button to disconnect immediately. Click the Advanced Settings button to set up the advanced option, the page shown in Figure 4-7 will then appear:

Figure 4-7 Packet MTU - The default MTU size is 1480 bytes, which value is usually fine. For some ISPs, you need modify the MTU. This should not be done unless you are sure it is necessary for your ISP. Service Name/AC Name - The service name and AC (Access Concentrator) name, these should not be configured unless you are sure it is necessary for your ISP. ISP Specified IP Address - If you know that your ISP does not automatically transmit your IP address to the router during login, click “Use the IP Address specified by ISP” check box and enter the IP Address in dotted-decimal notation, which your ISP provided. Detect Online Interval - The default value is 0, you can input the value between 0 and 120.
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The router will detect Access Concentrator online at every interval between seconds. If the value is 0, it means, do not detect. DNS IP address - If you know that your ISP does not automatically transmit DNS addresses to the router during login, click “Use the following DNS servers” checkbox and enter the IP address in dotted-decimal notation of your ISP’s primary DNS server. If a secondary DNS server address is available, enter it as well. Click the Save button to save your settings. 4. If you choose 802.1X + Dynamic IP, you should enter the follow parameters(Figure 4-8):

Figure 4-8 User Name - Enter the user name for 802.1X authentication provided by your ISP Password - Enter the password for 802.1X authentication provided by your ISP. Click Login to start 802.1X authentication. Click Logout to end 802.1X authentication. 1. 5. Host Name - This field is required to be filled by some service provider. If you choose 802.1X + Static IP, you should enter the follow parameters(Figure 4-9):

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If you choose Big Pond Cable.1X authentication.Enter the password for 802. Subnet Mask .1X authentication provided by your ISP Password .Enter the subnet Mask in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP.Enter the user name for 802. Default Gateway . Click Login to start 802.1X authentication provided by your ISP. User Name . IP Address .TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 4-9 1.Enter the IP address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP.(Optional) Enter the default gateway IP address in dotted-decimal notation provided by your ISP. Click Logout to end 802.1X authentication. you should enter the following parameters (Figure 4-10): . 6.22 - .

.bigpond. Auth Domain . Otherwise.Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP.g. If your Internet connection has been terminated due to inactivity.net.nsw.23 - . since some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the background.au QLD . If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times.bigpond. Auth Server . Connect on Demand enables the router to automatically re-establish your connection as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again.You can configure the router to disconnect from your Internet connection after a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time). To use this option.net. E. If you wish to activate Connect on Demand.qld.Enter the authenticating server IP address or host name.net. enter 0 in the Max Idle Time field.Type in the domain suffix server name based on your location.Connect automatically after the router is disconnected. These fields are case-sensitive. enter the number of minutes you want to have elapsed before your Internet connection terminates.bigpond. click the radio button. NSW / ACT . .au Connect on Demand . Connect Automatically .TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 4-10 User Name/Password .vic.au VIC / TAS / WA / SA / NT . Caution: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time. click the radio button.

To use this option. click the radio button. If you choose L2TP.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Connect Manually . After a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time).24 - . Click the Disconnect button to disconnect immediately. Otherwise. Note: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time. 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. you should enter the following parameters (Figure 4-11): Figure 4-11 . the router will disconnect from your Internet connection. and you will not be able to re-establish your connection automatically as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. since some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the background. Click the Connect button to connect immediately. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times.You can configure the router to make it connect or disconnect manually. 7.

If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times. Otherwise. 8. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times. enter 0 in the Max Idle Time field. To use this option. Note: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time. enter the number of minutes you want to have elapsed before your Internet connection terminates. These fields are case-sensitive.You can configure the router to make it connect or disconnect manually. enter "0" in the Max Idle Time field.You can configure the router to disconnect from your Internet connection after a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time). Otherwise. If you choose PPTP. Connect on Demand . click the radio button. click the radio button. If you wish to activate Connect on Demand. Click the Connect button to connect immediately.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide User Name/Password . After a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time). and you will not be able to re-establish your connection automatically as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. Connect on Demand enables the router to automatically re-establish your connection as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. the router will disconnect from your Internet connection. since some applications is visiting the Internet continually in the background. Dynamic IP/ Static IP – Choose either as you are given by your ISP. click the radio button. you should enter the following parameters (Figure 4-12): . since some applications is visiting the Internet continually in the background.Connect automatically after the router is disconnected.Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. enter the number in minutes that you wish to have the Internet connecting last unless a new link is requested. Connect Manually . Click the Disconnect button to disconnect immediately. If your Internet connection has been terminated due to inactivity. To use this option. Note: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time. Connect Automatically .25 - .

Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times. . If you wish to activate Connect on Demand. And click the Save button. These fields are case-sensitive. Dynamic IP/ Static IP – Choose either as you are given by your ISP and enter the ISP’s IP address or the domain name.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 4-12 User Name/Password .26 - . If you choose static IP and enter the domain name. Click the Connect button to connect immediately. Click the Disconnect button to disconnect immediately. click the radio button. Connect on Demand enables the router to automatically re-establish your connection as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again.You can configure the router to disconnect from your Internet connection after a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time). enter 0 in the Max Idle Time field. you should also enter the DNS assigned by your ISP. Connect on Demand . If your Internet connection has been terminated due to inactivity.

This field displays the current MAC address of the WAN port.Connect automatically after the router is disconnected. 4.You can configure the router to make it connect or disconnect manually. enter "0" in the Max Idle Time field. To use this option. since some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the background. click the radio button. .This field displays the MAC address of the PC that is managing the router. which is used for the WAN port.4.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Otherwise. Caution: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time. you can click the Clone MAC Address button and this MAC address will fill in the WAN MAC Address field. which is connected to your cable/DSL Modem or Ethernet during installation. After a specified period of inactivity (Max Idle Time). • Your PC's MAC Address . and you will not be able to re-establish your connection automatically as soon as you attempt to access the Internet again. Otherwise. Connect Manually . WAN MAC Address . since some applications are visiting the Internet continually in the background. Figure 4-13: Figure 4-13 Some ISPs require that you register the MAC Address of your adapter. Changes are rarely needed here. enter the number of minutes you want to have elapsed before your Internet connection terminates. the router will disconnect from your Internet connection. enter the number in minutes that you wish to have the Internet connecting last unless a new link is requested. Connect Automatically . Note: Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time. To use this option.3 MAC Clone You can configure the MAC address of the WAN port on this page. The format for the MAC Address is XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX (X is any hexadecimal digit). If your ISP requires that you register the MAC address.27 - . If the MAC address is required. please enter the correct MAC address into this field. click the radio button. If you want your Internet connection to remain active at all times.

The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below. Note: Only the PC on your LAN can use the MAC Address Clone feature. and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. If you click the Save button.5 Wireless Figure 4-14 There are three submenus under the Wireless menu (shown in Figure 4-14): Wireless Settings. 4.1 Wireless Settings The basic settings for the wireless network are set on this page.5. MAC Filtering and Wireless Statistics. the router will prompt you to reboot.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Click Restore Factory MAC to restore the MAC address of WAN port to the factory default value.28 - . 4. Click the Save button to save your settings. Click any of them. Figure 4-15: .

This value is case-sensitive. The same name (SSID) must be assigned to all wireless devices in your network.29 - . but it is recommended strongly that you change your networks name (SSID) to a different value. TP-LINK is NOT the same as tp-link. For example.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 4-15 SSID .Enter a value of up to 32 characters. The default SSID is TP-LINK_XXXXXX(XXXXXX indicates the last unique six characters of each Router’s MAC address). .

When you select your local region from the pull-down list. wireless stations will be able to access the router.11g)". Otherwise.Only 802.The wireless radio of this Router can be enabled or disabled to allow wireless stations access. It may be illegal to use the wireless function of the router in a region other than one of those specified in this field. please contact your local government agency for assistance. Enable Bridges – If you select the Enable Bridges checkbox.11g and 802. Channel . 802. then the Note Dialog appears. Note: The default is "54Mbps (802.Select the desired wireless mode. you can input MAC address of other APs to communicate with them wirelessly in Bridge mode.This field determines which operating frequency will be used.Super G™.11b wireless stations can connect to the router. 11Mbps (802.11b wireless stations to connect to the router. the Wireless Router SSID will broadcast its name (SSID) on the air.11b wireless stations can connect to the router.11g and 802. The default region is United States. 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.11b) . Enable SSID Broadcast . Click the Save button. 54Mbps (802. The options are: 108Mbps (Dynamic) . It is not necessary to change the wireless channel unless you notice interference problems with another nearby access point. Limited by local law regulations. 108Mbps (Static) . which allows both 802. Click OK. Figure 4-16 Note: Some regions may not use 108Mbps Mode since the operation for the wireless interface in 108Mbps Mode is illegal.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Region .11g and 802. If enabled.11g) .Both 802.Select your region from the pull-down list. If your country or region is not listed.30 - . Mode . wireless stations will not be able to access.If you select the Enable SSID Broadcast checkbox.11b wireless stations can connect to the router. 1) Enable Wireless Router Radio .Only Super G™ wireless stations can connect to the router.

When you select WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK for authentication type you can select Automatic.31 - . Authentication Options . The APs can communicate with each other in Bridge mode unless they know each other’s MAC address. If disabled. For example. you should do as following: Select Enable Bridges and input 00-13-56-A8-9E-1B as following screen shown.11 Open System authentication. Authentication Type . Open System .Select 802. then input 00-13-56-A8-9E-1A in corresponding Blank.Select WEP authentication type based on 802. It is recommended strongly that you choose this option to encrypt your wireless network. if the router whose MAC address is 00-13-56-A8-9E-1A wants to communicate with an AP whose MAC address is 00-13-56-A8-9E-1B in Bridge mode.11 Shared Key authentication. the wireless stations will be able to connect the router without encryption.11 authentications. Access the AP's Web-based utility and configure the AP under Bridge mode. The encryption settings are described below. WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK .Select WPA/WPA2 authentication type based on Radius Server.You can select one of the following authentication options: When you select WEP for authentication type you can select the following authentication options: Automatic . . WPA –PSK or WPA2-PSK as authentication options. There are six entries can be configured. Shared Key . Enable Wireless Security – The wireless security function can be enabled or disabled.Select 802.You can select one of the following authentication types: WEP . WPA /WPA2 . When you select WPA/WPA2 as an authentication type you can select Automatic WPA or WPA2 as authentication option.Select WPA/WPA2 authentication type based on pre-shared passphrase.Select Shared Key or Open System authentication type automatically based on the wireless station request.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide MAC of AP (1-6): Input the MAC address of the AP which you want to communicate with.

ASCII Code Format stands for any combination of keyboard characters in the specified length. A-F. A-F.You can enter 26 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9. For 152-bit encryption . Enter 0 to disable the update. zero key is not permitted) or 16 ASCII characters. . Key Type . a-f. A-F) in the specified length.You can enter 32 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9. zero key is not permitted) or 13 ASCII characters.When you select WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK or WPA/WPA2 for Authentication Type you can select Automatic.You can select ASCII or Hexadecimal format.Specify the group key update interval in seconds. Encryption . or 152-bit) for encryption. Hexadecimal format stands for any combination of hexadecimal digits (0-9.You can select the WEP key length (64-bit. For 128-bit encryption .32 - . or 128-bit.Select which of the four keys will be used and enter the matching WEP key information for your network in the selected key radio button. a-f. WEP Key settings . TKIP or AES as Encryptions. Figure 4-17 WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK Passphrase . These values must be identical on all wireless stations in your network. 1-29 seconds are not usable figures.You can enter a WPA or WPA2 passphrase between 8 and 63 characters long.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide WEP Key Format . A-F. zero key is not permitted) or 5 ASCII characters. a-f. The value can be either 0 seconds or from 30 seconds and up. a-f. For 64-bit encryption . "Disabled" means the WEP key entry is invalid. Group Key Update Period .You can enter 10 hexadecimal digits (any combination of 0-9.

Privilege . Description . You may select one of the following Allow / Deny / 64-bit / 128-bit / 152-bit. 4.A simple description of the wireless station. Note: The router will reboot automatically after you click save.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 4-18 Radius Server IP .The wireless station's MAC address that you want to access. Radius Password . which depend on the station's MAC addresses.Enter the port number that the radius service used. MAC Address . Figure 4-19: Figure 4-19 The Wireless MAC Address Filtering feature allows you to control wireless stations accessing the router.33 - .Select the privileges for this entry.The status of this entry either Enabled or Disabled.Enter the password for the Radius Server.2 MAC Filtering The Wireless MAC Filtering for wireless networks is set on this page.Enter the IP address of the Radius Server Radius Port . Status . . Be sure to click the Save button to save your settings on this page.5.

Select the privileges for this entry. one of Allow / Deny / 64-bit / 128-bit / 152-bit. To set up an entry. repeat steps 1-6. The "Add or Modify Wireless MAC Address Filtering entry" page will appear. The format of the MAC Address 2. please select the radio button Allow the stations not specified by any enabled entries in the list to access.Specify a unique WEP key (in Hexadecimal format) to access the router. a-f. Note: When 64-bit.Select Enabled or Disabled for this entry on the Status pull-down list. follow these instructions: 1. or 152-bit is selected. If you desire that the unspecified wireless stations can access the router. 4. 3. WEP Key .If you select 64-bit. For example: 00-0A-EB-B0-00-0B. 5. For example: 2F34D20BE2.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide WEP Key . 128-bit or 152-bit in the Privilege field. or 128-bit. WEP Key will be enabled. To Add a Wireless MAC Address filtering entry. To add additional entries. you must decide whether the unspecified wireless stations can access the router or not. click the Add New… button. 6. .34 - . Privilege . is XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX (X is any hexadecimal digit). select the radio button Deny the stations not specified by any enabled entries in the list to access. Click the Save button to save this entry. enter any combination of hexadecimal digits (0-9. Enter the appropriate MAC Address into the MAC Address field. otherwise. For example: Wireless station A. shown in Figure 4-20: Figure 4-20 To add or modify a MAC Address Filtering entry. follow these instructions: First. Enter a simple description of the wireless station in the Description field. A-F) in the specified length. Status .

. Delete all or disable all entries if there are any entries already. select 128-bit in the Privilege pull-down list. enter 2F34D20BE2E54B326C5476586A in the WEP Key field and select Enabled in the Status pull-down list. button and enter the MAC address 00-0A-EB-00-07-8A in the MAC Address field.TL-WR641G To modify or delete an existing entry: 1) 2) 3) 108M Wireless Router User Guide Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. Click the Add New.07-BE be able to access the router. Modify the information.. Click the Add New. If you want to delete the entry. Click the Save and the Return button. enter wireless station C in the Description field.00-07-5F not be able to access the router. button and enter the MAC address 00-0A-EB-00-07-5F in the MAC Address field. and the wireless station C with MAC address 00-0A-EB-00-07-8A be able to access the router when its WEP key is 2F34D20BE2E 54B326C5476586A. Click the Save button.. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries Click the Next button to go to the next page and click the Previous button to return to the previous page.. Click the Add New. The wireless station B with MAC address 00-0A-EB. you should configure the Wireless MAC Address Filtering list by following these steps: Click the Enable button to enable this function. select Allow in the Privilege pull-down list and select Enabled in the Status pull-down list. For example: If you desire that the wireless station A with MAC address 00-0A-EB-00. enter wireless station A in the Description field. Click the Save and the Return button. button and enter the MAC address 00-0A-EB-00-07-BE in the MAC Address field. Click the Save and the Return button. click the Delete.. select Deny in the Privilege pull-down list and select Enabled in the Status pull-down list.35 - .. The filtering rules that configured should be similar to the following list: . Select the radio button: Deny the stations not specified by any enabled entries in the list to access for Filtering Rules. while all other wireless stations cannot access the router. Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled. enter wireless station B in the Description field.

36 - . 2. however.TL-WR641G Figure 4-21 Note: 1 108M Wireless Router User Guide If you select the radio button Allow the stations not specified by any enabled entries in the list to access for Filtering Rules. Figure 4-22 1. other wireless stations that are not in the list will be able to access the router. Current Status. Received Packets and Sent Packets for each connected wireless station. the wireless station B will still not be able to access the router. one of STA-AUTH / STA-ASSOC / AP-UP / WPA / WPA-PSK /WPA2/WPA2-PSK/None Received Packets . click on the Refresh button. thus.5. If the numbers of connected wireless stations go beyond one page. Note: This page will be refreshed automatically every 5 seconds. 3.3 Wireless Statistics This page shows MAC Address. no wireless stations can access the router. 4. 4. 2 If you enable the function and select the Deny the stations not specified by any enabled entries in the list to access for Filtering Rules. MAC Address .The connected wireless station's running status. . click the Next button to go to the next page and click the Previous button to return the previous page. To update this page and to show the current connected wireless stations. and there are not any enable entries in the list.Packets received by the station Sent Packets .Packets sent by the station You cannot change any of the values on this page.The connected wireless station's MAC address Current Status .

End IP Address . The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below. Start IP Address .37 - . The default value is 120 minutes. Enter the amount of time. Click any of them. and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. 4. If you disable the Server.This field specifies the last of the addresses in the IP address pool.1 DHCP Settings The router is set up by default as a DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server.This field specifies the first of the addresses in the IP address pool. 192. in minutes.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide 4.6. DHCP Clients List and Address Reservation.1.168.199 is the default end address.1. Address Lease Time . you must have another DHCP server within your network or else you must manually configure the computer. The range of the time is 1 ~ 2880 minutes. which provides the TCP/IP configuration for all the PC(s) that are connected to the router on the LAN. The user will be "leased" this dynamic IP Address.168. .Enable or Disable the DHCP server. 192. The DHCP Server can be configured on the page (shown in Figure 4-24): Figure 4-24 DHCP Server .6 DHCP Figure 4-23 There are three submenus under the DHCP menu (shown in Figure 4-23): DHCP Settings.The Address Lease Time is the amount of time in which a network user will be allowed connection to the router with their current dynamic IP Address.100 is the default start address.

) Input the domain name of your network.(Optional. click on the Refresh button.The time of the DHCP client leased.6. .3 Address Reservation When you specify a reserved IP address for a PC on the LAN.2 DHCP Clients List This page shows Client Name. Assigned IP. DHCP client will request to renew the lease automatically. This function will take effect until the router reboots. Lease Time .(Optional. Note: To use the DHCP server function of the router.38 - . This page is used for address reservation (shown in Figure 4-26 ). MAC Address.6.The IP address that the router has allocated to the DHCP client. Or consult your ISP. 4. and Lease Time for each DHCP Client attached to the router (Figure 4-25): Figure 4-25 • • • • • Index . Primary DNS . Reserved IP addresses should be assigned to servers that require permanent IP settings.The name of the DHCP client MAC Address . default value is 192. that PC will always receive the same IP address each time when it accesses the DHCP server.The index of the DHCP Client Client Name .) Input the IP address of another DNS server if your ISP provides two DNS servers.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Default Gateway .) Input the DNS IP address provided by your ISP. You cannot change any of the values on this page. Before the time is up.(Optional.168. Secondary DNS .) Suggest to input the IP address of the LAN port of the router. you must configure all computers on the LAN as "Obtain an IP Address automatically" mode.The MAC address of the DHCP client Assigned IP .1 Default Domain . 4.1. To update this page and to show the current attached devices.(Optional.

The MAC address of the PC of which you want to reserve IP address. 3.The status of this entry either Enabled or Disabled. If you want to delete the entry. Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries Click the Next button to go to the next page and Click the Previous button to return the previous page. Click the Save button when finished. To Reserve IP addresses: 1.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 4-26 MAC Address .The IP address of the router reserved. Click the Add New button. (Pop-up Figure 4-26) Enter the MAC address (The format for the MAC Address is XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX.39 - .) and IP address in dotted-decimal notation of the computer you wish to add. Click the Save button. 2. Status . Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. Note: . 3. Assigned IP Address . 2. Modify the information. Figure 4-27 To modify or delete an existing entry: 1. click the Delete.

UDP.The status of this entry either Enabled or Disabled. 4.7. YYY is the end port). You can set up virtual servers on this page. If the Common . 2. shown in Figure 4-29: Figure 4-29 1. either TCP. Click any of them. IP Address . The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below. such as DNS.TL-WR641G The function won't take effect until the router reboots.The protocol used for this application. 2. Service Port . and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. Port Triggering. Click the Add New button. You can type a service port or a range of service ports (the format is XXX – YYY. or All (all protocols supported by the router). Email and FTP. XXX is the start port. 3.1 Virtual Servers Virtual servers can be used for setting up public services on your LAN.The numbers of External Ports. 4.The IP Address of the PC providing the service application. Protocol . and all requests from the Internet to this service port will be redirected to the computer specified by the server IP. A virtual server is defined as a service port.40 - . DMZ and UPnP. To setup a virtual server entry: 1. 108M Wireless Router User Guide 4.7 Forwarding Figure 4-28 There are four submenus under the Forwarding menu (shown in Figure 4-28): Virtual Servers. Status . Any PC that was used for a virtual server must have a static or reserved IP Address because its IP Address may change when using the DHCP function.(pop-up Figure 4-29) Select the service you want to use from the Common Service Port list.

41 - . 4. 3. Modify the information. Or else there will be a conflict to disable the virtual server. select another service. type the number of the service port or service port range in the Service Port box.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Service Port list does not have the service that you want to use. 5. either TCP or UDP. and enter the same IP Address for that computer or server. Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled. Select the Enable checkbox to enable the virtual server. . 6. Click the Save button. Note: If you set the virtual server of service port as 80. If you want to delete the entry. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries Click the Next button to go to the next page and Click the Previous button to return the previous page. click the Delete. Type the IP Address of the computer in the Server IP Address box. you must set the Web management port on Security –> Remote Management page to be any value except 80 such as 8080. Select the protocol used for this application. or All. If so. To modify or delete an existing entry: Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. Click the Save button. Figure 4-30 Note: It is possible that you have a computer or server that has more than one type of available service.

The port for outgoing traffic. either TCP. A response using one of these ports will be forwarded to the PC that triggered this rule. . Port Triggering is used for some of these applications that can work with an NAT router. For example.The protocol used for Trigger Ports. These applications cannot work with a pure NAT router. Internet calling and so on.". When necessary the external host will be able to connect to the local host using one of the ports defined in the Incoming Ports field. UDP. You can input at most 5 groups of ports (or port section). either TCP or UDP. 2000-2038.The status of this entry either Enabled or Disabled.7. and associates them with the local host.(pop-up Figure 4-31) Enter a port number used by the application when it generates an outgoing request.42 - . Status . 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.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide 4. 3.2 Port Triggering Some applications require multiple connections. 2085. To add a new rule. enter the following data on the Port Triggering screen.The protocol used for Incoming Ports Range. Trigger Protocol . 2. The router records this connection. or All (all protocols supported by the router). An outgoing connection using this port will "Trigger" this rule. operation is as follows: 1. Trigger Port . or ALL (all protocols supported by the router).The port or port range used by the remote system when it responds to the outgoing request. 3010-3030. Click the Add New button. video conferencing. Incoming Protocol . Incoming Ports Range . 2050-2051. Every group of ports must be set apart with ". like Internet games. You can set up Port Triggering on this page shown in Figure 4-31: Figure 4-31 Once configured.

Select the Enable checkbox to enable.43 - . Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled. Click the Save button. and the application will fill in the Trigger Port. or All. Select the protocol used for Incoming Ports Range from the pull-down list. Modify the information. You can select it. the according opening ports will be closed. Each rule allowed to be used only by one host on LAN synchronously. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries Note: When the trigger connection is released. If you want to delete the entry. or All. 3. It has the same effect as adding a new rule. The trigger connection of other hosts on LAN will be refused. To modify or delete an existing entry: 1.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Select the protocol used for Trigger Port from the pull-down list. Click the Save button to save the new rule. . Enter the range of port numbers used by the remote system when it responds to the PC's request. UDP. Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. 2. either TCP. Figure 4-32 There are many popular applications in the Popular Application list. incoming Ports Range boxes and select the Enable checkbox. click the Delete. either TCP or UDP. Incoming Port Range cannot overlap each other.

DMZ host forwards all the ports at the same time.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide 4.3 DMZ The DMZ host feature allows one local host to be exposed to the Internet for a special-purpose service such as Internet gaming or videoconferencing. 3.7. You can configure UPnP on this page that shown in Figure 4-34: Figure 4-34 Current UPnP Status . Note: After you set the DMZ host. You can set up DMZ host on this page shown in Figure 4-33: Figure 4-33 To assign a computer or server to be a DMZ server: 1. Any PC whose port is being forwarded must have its DHCP client function disabled and should have a new static IP Address assigned to it because its IP Address may change when using the DHCP function.UPnP can be enabled or disabled by clicking the Enable or Disable button. Current UPnP Settings List . Click the Enable radio button Enter the local host IP Address in the DMZ Host IP Address field Click the Save button. this feature is disabled by default.7. UPnP devices can be automatically discovered by the UPnP service application on the LAN. the firewall related to the host will not work. 2. As allowing this may present a risk to security.44 - . to access the local host resources or devices as needed. 4. . such as Internet computers.This table displays the current UPnP information.4 UPnP The Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) feature allows the devices.

8 Security Figure 4-35 There are five submenus under the Security menu (shown in Figure 4-35): Firewall. 4.TL-WR641G 1. Otherwise.45 - . which the router opened for the application.Internal port.1 Firewall Using the Firewall page (shown in Figure 4-36). 6. . even if IP Address Filtering. Internal Port . Status . Domain Filtering. the port is inactive. 4. their settings are ineffective. The default setting for the switch is off.The UPnP device that is currently accessing the router. which the router opened for local host.Either Enabled or Disabled. you can turn the general firewall switch on or off. 2. Click Refresh to update the Current UPnP Settings List. “Enabled” means that port is still active. Click any of them. IP Address Filtering. 4. 5.External port. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below. Protocol – Shows which type of protocol is opened.8. IP Address . and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. 108M Wireless Router User Guide App Description – The description provided by the application in the UPnP request External Port . DNS Filtering and MAC Filtering are enabled. 3. MAC Address Filtering and Advanced Security. If the general firewall switch is off.

4. Figure 4-37: . either Allow or Deny passing through the router.set Domain Filtering is enabled or disabled. There are two default filtering rules of IP Address Filtering. either Allow or Deny accessing the router. Enable MAC Filtering . You can select the default filtering rules of MAC Address Filtering.46 - .8.set MAC Address Filtering is enabled or disabled.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 4-36 Enable IP Address Filtering .set IP Address Filtering is enabled or disabled.2 IP Address Filtering The IP address Filtering feature allows you to control Internet Access by specific users on your LAN based on their IP addresses. The IP address filtering is set on this page. Enable Domain Filtering .

0803 .Enter a LAN IP Address or a range of LAN IP addresses in the field.2000. keep the default setting. For example. For example. 192. and click the Add New… button. LAN IP Address . Effective Time .Enter a range of time in HHMM format.1. The page "Add or Modify an IP Address Filtering entry" will appear shown in Figure 4-38: Figure 4-38 To create or modify an IP Address Filtering entry. in dotted-decimal notation format. 1030 . the entry will take effect from 08:03 to 17:05. Keep the field open.192.20 . which means all LAN ports have been put into the field. Keep the field open.30. To set up an IP Address Filtering entry. Disabled. .168. which point to the range time for the entry to take effect.168.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 4-37 To disable the IP Address Filtering feature. click Enable Firewall and Enable IP Address Filtering on the Firewall page. 3. LAN Port -Enter a LAN Port or a range of LAN ports in the field.1705.47 - . please follow these instructions: 1.1. 2. which means all LAN IP Addresses have been put into the field. For example.

9. 5) Click the Save button. For example: If you desire to block E-mail received and sent by the IP Address 192.3 Domain Filtering The Domain Filtering page (shown in Figure 4-40) allows you to control access to certain websites on the Internet by specifying their domains or key words. 7. . or All (all protocols supported by the router).238. 25 – 110. 5. Action .Enter a WAN IP Address or a range of WAN IP Addresses in the field. Keep the field open. For example. and then click the Move button to change the entry’s order. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries You can change the entry’s order as desired.12.1.145.7 on your local network. Click the Next button to the next page and click the Previous button to return to the previous page.Enter a WAN Port or a range of WAN Ports in the field. 8.TL-WR641G 4. which means all WAN Ports have been put into the field. while other PC(s) have no limit you should specify the following IP address filtering list: Figure 4-39 4. 4) Modify the information.96. which means all WAN IP Addresses have been put into the field. Protocol .6 – 61. Status . To modify or delete an existing entry: 3) Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. 6.8. and to make the PC with IP Address 192. If you want to delete the entry.238. For example. Click the Save button to save this entry.168.168.145. in dotted-decimal notation format. either TCP. Enter the ID number in the first box you want to move and another ID number in second box you want to move to.8 unable to visit the website of IP Address 202.1.Select either Allow or Deny through the router. WAN Port .134. Keep the field open. 108M Wireless Router User Guide WAN IP Address . UDP. 61. click the Delete.48 - .Select Enabled or Disabled for this entry on the Status pull-down list. Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled.47. Fore entries are before hind entries.Select which protocol is to be used.

Status .TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 4-40 Before adding a Domain Filtering entry. 2. than the entry will take effect from 08:03 to 17:05. you must ensure that Enable Firewall and Enable Domain Filtering have been selected on the Firewall page. 3. Domain Name .49 - . shown in Figure 4-41: Figure 4-41 To add or modify a Domain Filtering entry. To Add a Domain filtering entry. Click the Save button to save this entry. Click the Save button.xxyy. follow these instructions: 1. For example. If you want to delete the entry. click the Delete. Modify the information. The page "Add or Modify a Domain Filtering entry" will appear. Click the Enabled All button to make all entries enabled. if you enter: 0803 .cn. . 4. A blank in the domain field means all websites on the Internet.Type the domain or key word as desired in the field. click the Add New… button.Enter a range of time in HHMM format specifying the time for the entry to take effect.Select Enabled or Disabled for this entry on the Status pull-down list. To modify or delete an existing entry: • • • Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify.1705. For example: www. Effective Time .net. .com.

To Add a MAC Address filtering entry.com.net in the end on the Internet while no limit for other websites.8. www. you must ensure that Enable Firewall and Enable MAC Filtering have been selected on the Firewall page. For example. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries Click the Next button to go to the next page and the Previous button to return to the previous page. if you want to block the PC(s) on your LAN to access websites www.com and websites with . you should specify the following Domain filtering list: Figure 4-42 4.cn.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled. shown in Figure 4-44: . the MAC Address Filtering page (shown in Figure 4-43) allows you to control access to the Internet by users on your local network based on their MAC Address. clicking the Add New… button.aabbcc.xxyy. Figure 4-43 Before setting up MAC Filtering entries.50 - . The page "Add or Modify a MAC Address Filtering entry" will appear.4 MAC Address Filtering Like the IP Address Filtering page.

When finished. Modify the information. For example: 00-0E-AE-B0-00-0B. click the Return button to return to the MAC Address Filtering page. enable the Firewall and MAC Address Filtering on the Firewall page. Type the description of the PC in the Description field. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries Click the Next button to go to the next page and click the Previous button to return to the previous page. 3. first. Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify.51 - . Fox example: John’s PC. click the Delete.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 4-44 To add or modify a MAC Address Filtering entry. The format of the MAC Address is XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX (X is any hexadecimal digit). To modify or delete an existing entry: 1. repeat steps 1-4.Select Enabled or Disabled for this entry on the Status pull-down list. then. Fox example: If you want to block the PC with MAC addresses 00-0A-EB-00-07-BE and 00-0A-EB-00-07-5F to access the Internet. 2. Click the Save button. Status . If you want to delete the entry. Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled. Click the Save button to save this entry. follow these instructions: Enter the appropriate MAC Address into the MAC Address field. you should specify the Default MAC Address Filtering Rule "Deny these PC(s) with effective rules to access the Internet" on the Firewall page and the following MAC address filtering list on this page: Figure 4-45 . To add additional entries. Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled.

DoS protection . UDP Flood and ICMP-Flood from LAN. the router will start up the blocking function immediately.5 Advanced Security Using Advanced Security page (shown in Figure 4-46). UDP-FLOOD Packets threshold: (5 ~ 3600) .The default value is 50. the router will start up the blocking function immediately. Enable UDP-FLOOD Filtering .Enable or Disable the TCP-SYN.Enable or Disable the UDP-FLOOD Filtering. will the flood filters be effective. Enter a value between 5 ~ 3600 packets.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide 4. When the current UPD-FLOOD Packets numbers is beyond the set value.Enable or Disable the ICMP-FLOOD Attack Filtering. Figure 4-46 1) Packets Statistic interval (5 ~ 60) .52 - . Only when it is enabled.The default value is 10.FLOOD Attack Filtering. Enable TCP-SYN-FLOOD Attack Filtering .8. you can protect the router from being attacked by TCP-SYN Flood. The result of the statistic used for analysis by SYN Flood. When the current ICMP-FLOOD Packets numbers is beyond the set value. UDP Flood and ICMP-Flood. ICMP-FLOOD Packets threshold: (5 ~ 3600) .Enable or Disable the DoS protection function. . Enter a value between 5 ~ 3600 packets. The Packets Statistic interval value indicates the time section of the packets statistic. Select a value between 5 and 60 seconds in the pull-down list. Enable ICMP-FLOOD Attack Filtering .The default value is 50.

The IP address that blocked by DoS are displayed here. After the table is empty the blocked host will regain the capability to access Internet. If enabled. the router will start up the blocking function immediately. .The default value is 50. Forbid Ping Packet from LAN Port . The default value is disabled. Click the Blocked DoS Host Table button to display the DoS host table by blocking. Click the Clear All button to clear all displayed entries. the ping packet from the Internet cannot access the router. click on the Refresh button. Host MAC Address . (Defends against some viruses) Click the Save button to save the settings.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide TCP-SYN-FLOOD Packets threshold: (5 ~ 3600) . Host IP Address. Click the Return button to return to the Advanced Security page 4. The default is disabled.Enable or Disable ignore ping packet from WAN port. the ping packet from the LAN port cannot access the router. To add or delete a route. Ignore Ping Packet from WAN Port . When the current TCP-SYN-FLOOD Packets numbers is beyond the set value. To update this page and to show the current blocked host. The page will appear that shown in Figure 4-47: Figure 4-47 This page shows Host IP Address and Host MAC Address for each host blocked by the router.Enable or Disable forbidding Ping Packet to access the router from the LAN port.53 - .The MAC address that blocked by DoS are displayed here. work in the area under the Static Routing page (shown in Figure 4-48).9 Static Routing A static route is a pre-determined path that network information must travel to reach a specific host or network. If enabled. Enter a value between 5 ~ 3600 packets.

Click the Delete All button to delete all entries . Select Enabled or Disabled for this entry on the Status pull-down list. Modify the information. Click the Save button.The Destination IP Address is the address of the network or host that you want to assign to a static route. click the Delete.The Subnet Mask determines which portion of an IP Address is the network portion.54 - . Subnet Mask . (pop-up Figure 4-49) Enter the following data: Destination IP Address . If you want to delete the entry. Gateway . and which portion is the host portion. Figure 4-49 To modify or delete an existing entry: Click the Modify in the entry you want to modify. Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled. Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled. Click the Save button to save it.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 4-48To add static routing entries: Click the Add New button.This is the IP Address of the gateway device that allows for contact between the router and the network or host.

please contact with your ISP for help. IP Range – Specifies the IP range of this entry.55 - . Other – Select if you are using other connection types. Here you can select either ADSL or Other. shown as in Figure 4-50. You can enable this function for better performance and experience with online games and other interactive applications such as VoIP. If you are not clear about that. ADSL – Select if you are using a dial-up connection. Mode – There are 2 types of mode: Minimum Bandwidth Guarantee and . Bandwidth Apply – Specifies the bandwidth you get from your ISP. You can configure the IP QoS on this page.10 IP QoS IP QoS helps you to arrange the network resources more reasonably. Choose Bandwidth Type – Specifies your network connection type. Figure 4-50 Enable IP QoS – Enable or disable IP QoS function.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide 4. This function can guarantee the minimum bandwidth or limit the maximum bandwidth for the specified IP address(or IP range) to make full use of the supplied bandwidth. The following IP Range QoS configuration won’t be effective unless it is enabled.

1 Binding Setting This page displays the IP & MAC Binding Setting table. PC A is often for VoIP or online games.11. we assume that PC A. After the configuration. B.TL-WR641G Maximum Bandwidth Limit. 4. Click any of them. IP address range for different entries could not have intersection with each other. to guarantee its better performance without interference from PC B and C. you can operate it in accord with your . 2. Note: 1. and you will be able to scan or configure the corresponding function. please contact with your ISP for help. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below. For example. Description – Description of this entry. 108M Wireless Router User Guide Bandwidth – Specifies the bandwidth you want to supply to this entry. Click the Delete button to delete single entry. If you are not clear about that.11 IP & MAC Binding Setting Figure 4-51 There are two submenus under the IP &MAC Binding menu (shown in Figure 4-51): Binding Setting and ARP List.56 - . 4. you can specify the minimum bandwidth for PC A such as 100Kbps. Click the Save button to save all configuration. Enable – Enable this entry. click the Save button for the change to take effect. 3. C are sharing the Internet with 2Mbps bandwidth through one router. 4. Please choose the Network Connection Type and set the bandwidth according to your Network. The conversion relation of bandwidth: 1 Mbps = 1000Kbps. This entry won’t be effective unless you check the Enable box.

Find the desired entry in the table. Enter the MAC Address and IP Address. Bind . 4. button.The MAC address of the controlled computer in the LAN.The assigned IP address of the controlled computer in the LAN. Modify . Click the Save button to save it. 2. This page is used for adding or modifying an IP & MAC Binding entry (shown in Figure 4-53). Select the Bind checkbox. Figure 4-53 To add IP & MAC Binding entries: 1.. To modify or delete an existing entry: 1. and then you will go to the next page. (shown in Figure 4-52). Click the Add New. 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 4-52 1) 2) 3) 4) MAC Address .. you can click the Add New button or Modify button. When you want to add or modify an IP & MAC Binding entry. 2.TL-WR641G desire. 3.Edit or delete item.57 - .Whether or not enable the arp binding. Click Modify or Delete as desired on the Modify column. IP Address . To find an existing entry: .

Delete the item.Enabled or Disabled of the MAC address and IP address binding. Status . . Click the Find button (shown in Figure 4-52). This page displays the ARP List. Load .Load or delete item. Figure 4-54 Click the Enable All button to make all entries enabled. available after enable. Figure 4-55 1) 1) MAC Address . 108M Wireless Router User Guide Enter the Find button in the next page (shown in Figure 4-54). Click the Load All button to load all items to the IP & MAC Binding list. IP Address . 4. 2.The assigned IP address of the controlled computer in the LAN. Configure . 3.58 - . Click the Refresh button to refresh all items.Load the item to the IP & MAC Binding list. Click the Bind All button to bind all the current items. it shows all the existing IP & MAC Binding entries (shown in Figure 4-55). Click the Delete All button to delete all entries. you could observe the computers in the LAN by checking the relationship of MAC address and IP address on the ARP list. Enter the MAC Address or IP Address. Delete .2 ARP List To manage the computer.TL-WR641G 1.11. and you could configure the items on the ARP list also.The MAC address of the controlled computer in the LAN.

Connection Status -The status of the DDNS service connection is displayed here.59 - .TL-WR641G Note: 108M Wireless Router User Guide An item could not be loaded to the IP & MAC Binding list if the IP address of the item has been loaded before. follow these instructions: 4.12 DDNS The router offers a Dynamic Domain Name System (DDNS) feature. Error warning will prompt as well. "Load All" only loads the items without interference to the IP & MAC Binding list.oray.comexe.1 Dyndns.org. www.cn. Before using this feature. follow these instructions: Type the domain names your dynamic DNS service provider gave.org DDNS If your selected dynamic DNS Service Provider is www. FTP server. you need to sign up for DDNS service providers such as www. or other server behind the router.12. It is useful when you are hosting your own website. To set up for DDNS. . Click Logout to logout of the DDNS service. DDNS lets you assign a fixed host and domain name to a dynamic Internet IP Address. Type the Password for your DDNS account. the page will appear as shown in Figure 4-56: Figure 4-56 To set up for DDNS.org.net or www.dyndns.dyndns. 4. Click the Login button to login to the DDNS service. Likewise. The Dynamic DNS client service provider will give you a password or key. Type the User Name for your DDNS account.

net DDNS If your selected dynamic DNS Service Provider is www.The status of the DDNS service connection is displayed here. 1.2 Oray. 3.oray. the page will appear as shown in Figure 4-57: Figure 4-57 To set up for DDNS. Type the User Name for your DDNS account.The domain names are displayed here. 4.net. Click Logout to logout the DDNS service.60 - . Click the Login button to login the DDNS service.comexe. the page will appear as shown in Figure 4-58: . Connection Status .TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide 4. 2.cn.cn DDNS If your selected dynamic DNS Service Provider is www.3 Comexe.12. Type the Password for your DDNS account. follow these instructions: 1. Domain Name .12.

4. Password. Type the User Name for your DDNS account.61 - . Backup & Restore. Syslog.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 4-58 To set up for DDNS. Remote . Type the Password for your DDNS account.13 System Tools Figure 4-59 There are nine submenus under the System Tools menu (shown in Figure 4-59): Time. Reboot. Factory Defaults. Connection Status -The status of the DDNS service connection is displayed here. Firmware. follow these instructions: Type the domain names your dynamic DNS service provider gave. Click the Login button to login to the DDNS service. Click Logout to logout of the DDNS service.

If you’re using Daylight saving time. Select your local time zone.Select your local time zone from this pull down list. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided below. 2. 2. the time limited on these functions will not take effect. Time .1 Time You can set time manually or get GMT from the Internet for the router on this page (shown in Figure 4-60): Figure 4-60 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) Time Zone . 3.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Management and Statistics. if not. Click Save.62 - . Enter daylight saving beginning time and end time in the right blanks. 1. Select using daylight saving time. Enter date and time in the right blanks Click Save. and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. You must specify your time zone once you login to the router successfully. please follow the steps below. Note: 1. 4. Time setting follows these steps below: Click the Get GMT button to get GMT time from Internet if you have connected to Internet.13.Enter your local time in HH/MM/SS into the right blanks. Click any of them. .Enter your local date in MM/DD/YY into the right blanks. This setting will be used for some time-based functions such as firewall. The time will be lost if the router is turned off. Date .

13.com and can be downloaded for free. Hardware Version .13. The router will reboot after the Upgrading has been finished.TL-WR641G 3. Firmware Version . Click Browse to view the folders and select the downloaded file. 3.com).Displays the current hardware version. 4. there is no need to upgrade firmware. To upgrade the router's firmware. so make sure you backup the router’s settings before you upgrade its firmware. The hardware version of the upgrade file must accord with the current hardware version. Click the Upgrade button. follow these instructions: 1.2 Firmware The page (shown in Figure 4-61) allows you to upgrade the latest version firmware to keep your router up-to-date. Note: Do not turn off the router or press the Reset button while the firmware is being upgraded. Download the latest firmware upgrade file from the TP-LINK website (www. you will lose current configuration settings. Figure 4-61 New firmware is posted at www. If the router is not experiencing difficulties.tp-link. . unless the new firmware supports a new feature you need.3 Factory Defaults This page (shown in Figure 4-62) allows you to restore the factory default settings for the router. 4. 108M Wireless Router User Guide The router will obtain GMT automatically from Internet if it has already connected to Internet. 2. Note: When you upgrade the router's firmware.63 - .tp-link.Displays the current firmware version.

Figure 4-63 Click the Backup button to save all configuration settings as a backup file in your local computer. follow these instructions: 1.5 Reboot This page (shown in Figure 4-64) allows you to reboot the router.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 4-62 Click the Restore button to reset all configuration settings to their default values. To restore the router's configuration.1. The restoration process lasts for 20 seconds and the router will restart automatically.4 Backup & Restore This page (shown in Figure 4-63) allows you to save current configuration of router as backup or restore the configuration file you saved before. Keep the router on during the restoring process. 4.168. 2. Click the Browse button to select the backup file which you want to restore. Click the Restore button. .0 Note: Any settings you have saved will be lost when the default settings are restored.13. 4. The default User Name: admin The default Password: admin The default IP Address: 192.13.64 - .255. Note: The current configuration will be covered with the uploading configuration file. to prevent any damage.1 The default Subnet Mask: 255.255.

Change LAN IP Address. 4. Static address assignment of DHCP server. 3. 7. Note: The new user name and password must not exceed 14 characters in length and must not include any spaces. Web Service Port of the router. 4. Some settings of the router will take effect only after rebooting. Figure 4-65 It is recommended strongly that you change the factory default user name and password of the router. (System will reboot automatically) MAC Clone (system will reboot automatically) DHCP service function. 2.13. Upgrade the firmware of the router (system will reboot automatically). Click the Save button when finished.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 4-64 Click the Reboot button to reboot the router. 5. .6 Password This page (shown in Figure 4-65) allows you to change the factory default user name and password of the router.65 - . Enter the new Password twice to confirm it. Click the Clear All button to clear all. All users who try to access the router's Web-based utility or Quick Setup will be prompted for the router's user name and password. Restore the router's settings to factory default (system will reboot automatically). 6. which include: 1.

Figure 4-67 Web Management Port . 4.66 - .0. You can query the logs to find what happened to the router. It means this . The default IP Address is 0. Figure 4-66 The router can keep logs of all traffic. This feature allows you to manage your Router from a remote location.This is the current address you will use when accessing your router from the Internet.8 Remote Management You can configure the Remote Management function on this page shown in Figure 4-67. but do not use the number of any common service port.13. Choose a number between 1024 and 65534.Web browser access normally uses the standard HTTP service port 80. For greater security.13. Remote Management IP Address .TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide 4.0. via the Internet. Click the Refresh button to refresh the logs. Click the Clear All button to clear all the logs. you can change the remote management Web interface to a custom port by entering that number in this box provided.0. This router’s default remote management Web port number is 80.7 Syslog This page (shown in Figure 4-66) allows you to query the logs of the router.

13. To access the router. you will be able to access the router's Web-based utility. To enable.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide function is disabled. The Packets Statistic interval indicates the time section of the packets statistic. Statistics Table: IP Address Total Packets The IP Address displayed with statistics The total amount of packets received and transmitted by the router. To enable this function.9 Statistics The Statistics page (shown in Figure 4-68) displays the network traffic of each PC in LAN. Packets Statistics Interval .12. if your Router's WAN address is 202.96.8:8080. Note: Be sure to change the router's default password to a very secure password. The default value is disabled. . followed by a colon and the custom port number. Figure 4-68 Current Statistics Status . If disabled.96. the function of DoS protection in Security settings will be ineffective. You will be asked for the router's password. change the default IP Address to another IP Address as desired.The default value is 10. Select a value between 5 and 60 seconds in the pull-down list. including total traffic and traffic of the last Packets Statistic interval seconds.Enable or Disable. click the Enable button. you will type your router's WAN IP Address into your browser's Address (in IE) or Location (in Navigator) box.67 - .Here displays sort as desired. 4. For example.8 and you use port number 8080. After successfully entering the password. enter in your browser: http://202. Sorted Rules .12.

Click the Save button to save the Packets Statistic interval value. The total amount of bytes received and transmitted in the last Packets Bytes Statistic interval seconds. The total amount of the ICMP packets transmitted to WAN in the last Current ICMP Tx Packets Statistic interval seconds.68 - . Click the Auto-refresh checkbox to refresh automatically. . The total amount of the TCP SYN packets transmitted to WAN in the last Packets Statistic interval seconds. Click the Refresh button to refresh immediately.TL-WR641G Bytes Packets 108M Wireless Router User Guide The total amount of bytes received and transmitted by the router. The total amount of packets received and transmitted in the last Packets Statistic interval seconds. The total amount of the UDP packets transmitted to WAN in the last UDP Tx TCP SYN Tx Packets Statistic interval seconds.

since some applications is visiting the Internet continually in the background. Figure A-2 Note: • • Sometimes the connection cannot be disconnected although you specify a time to Max Idle Time. If you are a Cable user. Type an appropriate number for “Max Idle Time” to avoid wasting paid time. Otherwise. Figure A-1 4) If your ADSL lease is in “pay-according-time” mode. How do I configure the router to access Internet by ADSL users? 1) 2) 3) First. finish by clicking “Connect”. select “PPPoE” for WAN Connection Type. How do I configure the router to access Internet by Ethernet users? . and click "WAN" submenu. On the WAN page. click the “Network” menu on the left of your browser.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Appendix A: FAQ 1. 2. The telephone cord plugs into the Line port of the ADSL Modem. Login to the router.69 - . configure the ADSL Modem configured in RFC1483 bridge model. please configure the router following the above steps. Connect the Ethernet cable from your ADSL Modem to the WAN port on the router. select “Connect on Demand” or “Connect Manually” for Internet connection mode. you can select “Auto-connecting” for Internet connection mode. Type user name in the “User Name” field and password in the “Password” field.

Figure A-3 3. On the "MAC Clone" page.TL-WR641G 1) 108M Wireless Router User Guide Login to the router. I want to use Netmeeting. click the "Clone MAC Address" button and your PC’s MAC address will fill in the "WAN MAC Address" field. type the MAC Address into the "WAN MAC Address" field. what do I need to do? 1) 2) 3) If you start Netmeeting as a sponsor. which is connected to your cable/DSL Modem during installation.1.169 for an example. finish by clicking “Save”. if your PC’s MAC address is proper MAC address. and your IP address behind the IP Address. and then click "MAC Clone" submenu link. click the “Network” menu on the left of your browser. It will take effect after rebooting. enter “1720” into the blank behind the “Service Port”. Then click the "Save" button. The format for the MAC Address is XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX. you need to configure Virtual Server or DMZ Host. click the “Forwarding” menu on the left of your browser.70 - . select “Dynamic IP” for "WAN Connection Type". you don’t need to do anything with the router. assuming 192. If your ISP requires MAC register. login to the router and click the "Network" menu link on the left of your browser. then on the “Add or Modify a Virtual Server” page. 2) Some ISPs require that you register the MAC Address of your adapter. and click "Virtual Servers" submenu. On the WAN page. How to configure Virtual Server: Login to the router. On the "Virtual Server" page. click Add New. If you start as a response. Figure A-4 . and click "WAN" submenu. Or else.168. remember to “Enable” and “Save”.

Click “Save” and reboot the router. such as 88. remember to click the "Save” button. click “Enable” radio and type your IP address into the “DMZ Host IP Address” field.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure A-5 Note: Your opposite side should call your WAN IP. using 192. To change the WEB management port number: Login to the router. and click "DMZ" submenu. Figure A-6 4. and click "Remote Management" submenu.169 as an example. click the “Security” menu on the left of your browser. type a port number except 80. On the "Remote Management" page. which is displayed on the “Status” page. into the "Web Management Port" field. I want to build a WEB Server on the LAN. you must change the WEB management port number to avoid interference. On the "DMZ" page. 4) How to enable DMZ Host: Login to the router.1.168. click the “Forwarding” menu on the left of your browser. Figure A-7 . what should I do? 1) 2) Because the WEB Server port 80 will interfere with the WEB management port 80 on the router.71 - .

TL-WR641G Note: 108M Wireless Router User Guide If the above configuration takes effect. Figure A-8 Figure A-9 5.188 for an example. The wireless stations cannot connect to the router. click Add New. remember to “Enable” and “Save”.72 - . 3) Login to the router. to configure to the router by typing http://192. Make sure that the wireless stations' SSID accord with the router's SSID. enter “80” into the blank behind the “Service Port”.1:88 (the router’s LAN IP address: Web Management Port) in the address field of the Web browser. 1) 2) 3) 4) Make sure the "Wireless Router Radio" is enabled.168.1. click the “Forwarding” menu on the left of your browser. but you can’t access the router. and your IP address behind the IP Address. check the IP Address of your wireless stations.168.1. and click the "Virtual Servers" submenu. If the wireless connection is ready. Make sure the wireless stations have right KEY for encryption when the router is encrypted. On the "Virtual Server" page. then on the “Add or Modify a Virtual Server” page. . assuming 192.

6. we’ll introduce how to install and configure the TCP/IP correctly in Windows XP. First make sure your Ethernet Adapter is working. .TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Appendix B: Configuring the PCs In this section. Click the Network and Internet Connections icon. refer to the adapter’s manual if necessary. click the Start button. and then click on the Network Connections tab in the appearing window. and then click Control Panel. 3) Right click the icon that showed below. Configure TCP/IP component 1) 2) On the Windows taskbar.73 - . double click on the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP). Figure 0-1 4) In the prompt page that showed below. select Properties on the prompt page.

TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 0-2 5) The following TCP/IP Properties window will display and the IP Address tab is open on this window by default.74 - . Now you have two ways to configure the TCP/IP protocol below: Setting IP address automatically Select Obtain an IP address automatically. as shown in the Figure below: . Choose Obtain DNS server automatically.

1. In the Preferred DNS Server field you can enter the same value as the Default gateway or type the local DNS server IP . Type the router’s LAN IP address (the default IP is 192.1.168. address.168. the PC and router may need to be restarted.0.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Figure 0-3 Note: For Windows 98 OS or before.x (x is from 2 to 254).75 - .1.168.1. specify the IP address as 192. And the following items available If the router's LAN IP address is 192.255.255. Setting IP address manually 3 4 5 6 Select Use the following IP address radio button.1) into the Default gateway field. and the Subnet mask as 255. Select Use the following DNS server addresses.

76 - .TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Now: Click OK to keep your settings. .

4 FCC. (174×111×30 mm) (without antenna) . 2. DHCP.3u. 5 cable (maximum 100m) EIA/TIA-568 100Ω STP (maximum 100m) 100BASE-TX: UTP category 5.4×1.2 in.3. WAN. 802. 1.11b and 802. Operating Humidity Dimensions (W×D×H) 0℃~40℃ (32℉~104℉) 10% .9×4. 3. 802. Non-condensing 6. WLAN. SNTP One 10/100M Auto-Negotiation WAN RJ45 port.90% RH. Four 10/100M Auto-Negotiation LAN RJ45 ports supporting Auto MDI/MDIX 10BASE-T: UTP category 3. 5e cable (maximum 100m) EIA/TIA-568 100Ω STP (maximum 100m) Radio Data Rate LEDs Safety & Emissions 108/54/48/36/24/18/12/9/6Mbps or 11/5. CE Environmental and Physical Operating Temp. NAT. ICMP.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Appendix C: Specifications General Standards Protocols Ports Cabling Type IEEE 802. PPPoE.11g TCP/IP.77 - .5/3/2/1Mbps PWR. SYS. 4.

11b . 802. and WEP encryption for security. In dynamic 108M mode. and dynamic turbo mode that combine to improve the throughput and range of wireless networking products. longer-range wireless connections.The capability of assigning a fixed host and domain name to a dynamic Internet IP Address.108M Super G™ WLAN Transmission Technology employs multiple performance-enhancing techniques including packet bursting.11b networks.4GHz.11g product transmission distance is about 300m.11g . 2x to 3x eXtended Range™ WLAN Transmission Technology . Users can experience link rates of up to 108Mbps. 802. and backward compatibility with IEEE 802.The 802. With this range-enhancing technology. 108M Super G™ products offer the highest throughput performance available on the market today. DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) .11b and 802.specification for wireless networking at 54 Mbps using direct-sequence spread-spectrum (DSSS) technology.A protocol that automatically configure the TCP/IP parameters for the all the PC(s) that are connected to a DHCP server. the device can attach 802.TL-WR641G 108M Wireless Router User Guide Appendix D: Glossary 108M Super G™ WLAN Transmission Technology . a 2x to 3x eXtended Range™ based client and access point can maintain a connection at as much as three times the transmission distance of traditional 802. A traditional 802.11b. DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) .78 - .11g products.11b and 802.11b devices. and WEP encryption for security. fast frames.The WLAN device with 2x to 3x eXtended Range™ WLAN transmission technology make its sensitivity up to 105 dB. for a coverage area that is up to nine times greater. twice the industry-standard maximum data link rate of 54Mbps.11b networks are also referred to as Wi-Fi networks. using OFDM modulation and operating in the unlicensed radio spectrum at 2. 802. data compression. DNS (Domain Name System) – An Internet Service that translates the names of websites into .11g and 108Mbps Super G™ devices at the same time in an integrated environment.4GHz.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. 802.A Demilitarized Zone allows one local host to be exposed to the Internet for a special-purpose service such as Internet gaming or videoconferencing. DDNS (Dynamic Domain Name System) . while preserving full compatibility with traditional 802. which gives users the ability to have robust. a 2x to 3x eXtended Range™ based client and access point can maintain a connection transmission distance may be up to 830m.11g or 802.

tp-link.NAT technology translates IP addresses of a local area network to a different IP address for the Internet.A company that provides access to the Internet.79 - .PPPoE is a protocol for connecting remote hosts to the Internet over an always-on connection by simulating a dial-up connection.TL-WR641G IP addresses.com .11b devices. as described in the IEEE 802. DSL (Digital Subscriber Line) . which network serving users are limited in a local area. MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) .A descriptive name for an address or group of addresses on the Internet.The size in bytes of the largest packet that can be transmitted.A trade name for the 802.11b wireless networking standard. Wi-Fi . given by the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance (WECA. It corresponds to the ESSID in the wireless Access Point and to the wireless network name. WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network) .A data privacy mechanism based on a 64-bit or 128-bit or 152-bit shared key algorithm.A hacker attack designed to prevent your computer or network from operating or communicating. 108M Wireless Router User Guide Domain Name . all devices must be configured with the same SSID. PPPoE (Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet) . This is typically the configuration parameter for a wireless PC card. see http://www. WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) .11 standard.A Service Set Identification is a thirty-two character (maximum) alphanumeric key identifying a wireless local area network. an industry standards group promoting interoperability among 802.wi-fi. SSID .A group of computers and associated devices communicate with each other wirelessly. For the wireless devices in a network to communicate with each other. NAT (Network Address Translation) .net). DoS (Denial of Service) .A technology that allows data to be sent or received over existing traditional phone lines. http://www. ISP (Internet Service Provider) .

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