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  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 1
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Rev: 1.0.0 1910010314
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 2
    ... such as translation, transformation, or adaptation without permission from TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. Copyright ©...-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. All rights reserved. http://www.tp-link.com is a registered trademark of TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. Other brands and product names are trademarks or...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 3
    ... with FCC RF radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This device and ... required for outdoor use and public service Military Radiolocation use. Refarming of the 2.4 GHz ... General authorization required for network and service supply(not for spectrum) This subsection does ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 4
    ...-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY For the following equipment: Product Description: 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Model No.: TL-MR3420 Trademark: TP-LINK We declare under our own responsibility that the above products satisfy ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 5
    ... Installation Environment Requirements ...6 Connecting the Router ...6 Chapter 3. Quick Installation Guide...8 3.1 3.2 TCP/IP Configuration ...8 Quick Installation Guide ...10 Chapter 4. Configuring the Router ...17 4.1 ... Access ...25 3G...27 WAN ...33 MAC Clone ...43 LAN...44 Wireless ...45...
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    ... 4.7.2 4.7.3 4.8 DHCP Settings ...56 DHCP Clients List ...58 Address Reservation ...58 Forwarding ...60 4.8.1 4.8.2 4.8.3 4.8.4 Virtual Servers ...60 Port Triggering ...62 DMZ...64 ... Tools ...91 4.16.1 Time Setting...92 4.16.2 Diagnostic...93 4.16.3 Firmware Upgrade ...94 4.16.4 ...
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    4.16.7 Password...97 4.16.8 System Log...98 4.16.9 Statistics ...100 Appendix A: FAQ ...102 Appendix B: Configuring the PCs...107 Appendix C: Specifications ...111 Appendix D: Glossary...112 Appendix E: Compatible 3G/3.75G USB Modem ...114 III
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 8
    ...following items should be found in your package: TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router DC Power Adapter for TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Quick Installation Guide Resource CD for TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router, including: • • This Guide Other Helpful Information Note...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 9
    ... N Router Chapter 1. Introduction Thank you for choosing the TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router. 1.1 Overview of the Router TP-LINK understands the need ... or TL-MR3420 mentioned in this guide stands for TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router without any explanation. -2-
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 10
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 1.3 Main Features One 10/100M Auto-Negotiation RJ45 WAN port, four 10/100M Auto-Negotiation RJ45 LAN ports, supporting Auto MDI/MDIX Compatible with UMTS/HSPA/EVDO USB dongle Automatic 3G / WAN failover Wireless N speed up to 300Mbps 2T2R MIMO, CCA ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 11
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router The Router's LEDs are located on the front panel (View from left to right). Name ... is where you will connect the power adapter. Please use the power adapter provided with this TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router. WAN: This WAN port is where you will connect ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 12
    TL-MR3420 RESET: There are two ways to reset to the Router's factory defaults: 1) 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Use the Factory Defaults function on "System Tools -> Factory Defaults" page in the Router's Web-based Utility. 2) Use the Factory Default Reset button: With the Router powered on, ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 13
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Chapter 2. Connecting the Router 2.1 System Requirements Broadband Internet Access Service (DSL/Cable/Ethernet)... DSL/Cable Modem to the WAN port of the 3G Router, shown in Figure 2-1. Please visit our website http://www.tp-link.com to get the latest USB modems...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 14
    TL-MR3420 by us. 6. 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Connect the power adapter to the power socket on the Router, and the other end into an electrical outlet. The Router will start to work automatically. 7. Power on your PC and Cable/DSL Modem. Figure 2-1 Hardware Installation of the 3G/3.75G ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 15
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Chapter 3. Quick Installation Guide This chapter will show you how to configure the basic functions of your 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router using Quick Setup Wizard within minutes. 3.1 TCP/IP Configuration The default IP address of the 3G/3.75G Wireless N ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 16
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 3-1 Success result of Ping command If the result displayed is similar to the Figure 3-2, it means the connection between your PC and the Router is failed. Figure 3-2 Failure result of Ping command Please check the connection following these steps:...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 17
    TL-MR3420 2. Is the TCP/IP configuration for your PC correct? Note: 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router If the Router's IP address is ... (Internet Explorer or Netscape® Navigator) utility, it is easy to configure and manage the 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router. The Web-based utility can be used on any Windows, ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 18
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 3-5 3. Quick Setup Click Next, and then Internet Access page will appear, shown in Figure 3-6.... router will try 3G access first. If 3G access fails and WAN access is valid, or if no 3G USB modem is inserted, the router would switch to WAN access. Once...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 19
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router network, the router would stop the 3G connection and switch back to WAN access immediately. WAN Only In this mode, the router will try WAN access only. 3G access is disabled. 4. The next screen will appear as shown in Figure 3-7. After finishing the ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 20
    TL-MR3420 Internet service is successfully detected by the Router. 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 3-8 If the connection type detected is PPPoE, the next screen will appear as shown in Figure 3-9. Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. These fields are case sensitive. If you ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 21
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 3-10 6. Quick Setup - Static IP Click Next to continue, the Wireless settings page will appear as shown in Figure 3-11. Figure 3-11 Quick Setup - Wireless Wireless Radio - Enable or disable the wireless radio choosing from the pull-down list. ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 22
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router indicates the last unique six numbers of each Router's MAC address). This value is case-sensitive. For example, TEST is NOT the same as test. Region - Select your region from the pull-down list. This field specifies the region where the wireless function of...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 23
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 3-12 Quick Setup - Finish If there are something changed on the Wireless page, you will see ...Note: The configuration for 3G Only, WAN Preferred and WAN Only mode is very similar to 3G Preferred mode. Here we just take 3G Preferred for example. -16-
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 24
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Chapter 4. Configuring the Router This chapter will show each Web page's key functions and the configuration way. 4.1 Login After your successful login, you will see the fifteen main menus on the left of the Web-based utility. On the right, there are the ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 25
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-1 Router Status -18-
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 4.3 Quick Setup Please refer to Section 3.2: "Quick Installation Guide." 4.4 QSS This section will guide you add a new wireless device to an existing network quickly by QSS (Quick Secure Setup) function. a). Choose menu "QSS", you will see the next ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 27
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router method, you can add it to the network by PBC with the following two methods. Method One: Step 1: Press the QSS button on the front panel of the Router. Step 2: Press and hold the QSS button of the adapter directly for 2 or 3 seconds. Step 3: Wait for a ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 28
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router The QSS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Step 3: Wait for a while until the next screen appears. Click Finish to complete the QSS configuration. The QSS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Method Three: Step 1: Keep the default QSS Status as ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 29
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-3 Step 2: Step 3: Add A New Device Choose Press the button of the new device in two minutes and click Connect. For the configuration of the wireless adapter, please choose Push the button on my access point in the configuration utility of the QSS ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 30
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router The QSS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter II. By PIN If the new device supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup and the PIN method, you can add it to the network by PIN with the following two methods. Method One: Enter the PIN into my Router Step 1: Keep the ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 31
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router The QSS Configuration Screen of Wireless Adapter Note: In this example, the default PIN code of this adapter is 16952898 as the above figure shown. Method Two: Enter the PIN from my Router Step 1: Get the Current PIN code of the Router in Figure 4-2 (each ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 32
    TL-MR3420 Note: 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router The default PIN code of the Router can be found in its label or the QSS configuration screen as Figure 4-2. c). You will see the following screen when the new device successfully connected to the network. Note: 1) 2) The status LED on the Router will ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 33
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-5 3G Preferred Internet Access Mode In this mode, the router will try 3G... visit our website to download the latest firmware: http://www.tp-link.com/support/download.asp 3) If you are using the 3G Preferred or WAN Preferred, the router would connect,...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 34
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 4.5.2 3G Choose menu "Network→3G", you can configure parameters for 3G function on... in Figure 4-7. Please visit our website http://www.tp-link.com to get the latest USB modems compatibility list. Note: 3G settings are unavailable when the Internet Access...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 35
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-6 3G Figure 4-7 Location - Please select the location where you're enjoying the 3G card. Mobile ISP - Please select the ISP (Internet Service Provider) you apply to for 3G service. The router will show the default Dial Number and APN of that ISP. ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 36
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Set the Dial Number and APN manually - Check the box and fill the Dial Number and APN blanks below if your ISP is not listed in the Mobile ISP list or the default values are not the latest ones. Dial Number - Enter the Dial Number provided by your ISP. APN - ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-8 -30-
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-9 Connect on Demand - You can configure the Router to disconnect your Internet connection after a specified period of the Internet connectivity (Max Idle Time). If your Internet connection has been terminated due to inactivity, Connect on Demand ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 39
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router MTU Size - The default MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) size is 1480 bytes, which is usually ...entries, follow the steps below. 1. Download a most recent 3G USB modem configuration file from our website (http://www.tp-link.com). 2. Click the Add New...button in ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 40
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-11 Add or Modify a 3G USB Modem Entry 4.5.3 WAN Choose menu "Network→WAN", you can configure the IP parameters of the WAN on the screen below. Note: WAN settings are unavailable when the Internet Access mode is set to 3G Only mode. Please ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 41
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-12 WAN - Dynamic IP This page displays the WAN IP parameters assigned dynamically by your ISP, including ...Name - This option specifies the Host Name of the Router. Get IP with Unicast DHCP - A few ISPs' DHCP servers do not support the broadcast -34-
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 42
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router applications. If you cannot get the IP Address normally, you can choose this option. (It is rarely required.) 2. If your ISP provides a static or fixed IP Address, Subnet Mask, Gateway and DNS setting, select Static IP. The Static IP settings page will appear...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 43
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-14 WAN - PPPoE User Name/Password - Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. These fields are case-sensitive. Secondary Connection - It's available only for PPPoE Connection. If your ISP provides an extra Connection type such as ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 44
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Connect Automatically - The connection can be re-established automatically when it was down. Time-based Connecting - The connection will only be established in the period from the start time to the end time (both are in HH:MM format). Note: Only when you have...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 45
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router should not be configured unless you are sure it is necessary for your ISP. In most cases, leaving these fields blank will work. ISP Specified IP Address - If your ISP does not automatically assign IP addresses to the Router during login, please click "Use ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 46
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router User Name/Password - Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. These fields... visiting the Internet continually in the background. Click the Save button to save your settings. 5. If your ISP provides L2TP connection, please select L2TP option. And ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 47
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-17 L2TP Settings User Name/Password - Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. These fields are case-sensitive. Dynamic IP/ Static IP - Choose either as you are given by your ISP. Click the Connect button to connect immediately. Click...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 48
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Connect Automatically - Connect automatically after the Router is disconnected. To use this option, click the radio button. Connect Manually - You can configure the Router to make it connect or disconnect manually. After a specified period of inactivity (Max ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 49
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-18 PPTP Settings User Name/Password - Enter the User Name and Password provided by your ISP. These fields are case-sensitive. Dynamic IP/ Static IP - Choose either as you are given by your ISP and enter the ISP's IP address or the domain name. If...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 50
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 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 ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 51
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-19 MAC Address Clone Some ISPs require that you register the MAC Address of your adapter. Changes are rarely needed here. WAN MAC Address - This field displays the current MAC address of the WAN port. If your ISP requires you to register the MAC ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 52
    TL-MR3420 (factory default: 192.168.1.1). 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Subnet Mask - An address code that determines the size of the network. Normally use 255.255.255.0 as the subnet mask. Note: 1) 2) If you change the IP Address of LAN, you must use the new IP Address to login the Router. If the ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 53
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-22 Wireless Settings SSID - Enter a value of up to 32 characters. The same name of SSID (Service Set Identification) must be assigned to all wireless devices in your network. Considering your wireless network security, the default SSID is set to be...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Channel - This field determines which operating frequency will be used. The default channel is set to Auto, so the AP will choose the best channel automatically. It is not necessary to change the wireless channel unless you notice interference problems with ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 55
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router SSID(to be bridged) - The SSID of the AP your Router is going to connect to as a client. You can also use the search function to select the SSID to join. BSSID(to be bridged) - The BSSID of the AP your Router is going to connect to as a client. You can also ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 56
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-23 Disable Security - If you do not want to use wireless security, select this check box, but it's strongly recommended to choose one of the following modes to enable security. WEP - It is based on the IEEE 802.11 standard. If you select this check...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 57
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-24 • Type - you can choose the type for the WEP security on the pull-down list. ... key is not promoted) or 16 ASCII characters. Note: If you do not set the key, the wireless security function is still disabled even if you have selected Shared Key as ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 58
    TL-MR3420 Note: 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router If you check the WPA/WPA2 radio button and choose TKIP encryption, you will find a notice in red as shown in Figure 4-25 Figure 4-25 • Radius Server IP - Enter the IP address of the Radius Server. • Radius Port - Enter the port that radius service ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 59
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router • PSK Passphrase - You can enter ASCII characters between 8 and 63 characters or 8 to 64 Hexadecimal characters. • Group Key Update Period - Specify the group key update interval in seconds. The value should be 30 or above. Enter 0 to disable the update...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 60
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-28 Add or Modify Wireless MAC Address Filtering entry To add or modify a MAC Address... and the wireless station B with MAC address 00-0A-EB-00-23-11 are able to access the Router, but all the other wireless stations cannot access the Router, you can ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 61
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 2. Select the radio button: Deny the stations not specified by any enabled entries in the list to access for Filtering Rules. 3. Delete all or disable all entries if there are any entries already. 4. Click the Add New...button and enter the MAC address 00-0A-...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 62
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Beacon Interval - Enter a value between 20-1000 milliseconds for Beacon Interval here. The beacons are the packets sent by the router to synchronize a wireless network. Beacon Interval value determines the time interval of the beacons. The default value is ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 63
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-30 The Router attached wireless stations MAC Address - The connected wireless station's MAC address Current Status - The connected wireless station's running status, one of STA-AUTH / STA-ASSOC / STA-JOINED / WPA / WPA-PSK / WPA2 / WPA2-PSK / AP-UP /...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 64
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-32 DHCP Settings DHCP Server - Enable or Disable the DHCP server. If you disable the Server, you must have another DHCP server within your network or else you must configure the computer manually. Start IP Address - Specify an IP address for the ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 65
    TL-MR3420 Note: 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router To use the DHCP server function of the Router, you must configure all computers on the LAN as "Obtain an IP Address automatically" mode. 4.7.2 DHCP Clients List Choose menu "DHCP→DHCP Clients List", you can view the information about the clients ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 66
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-34 Address Reservation MAC Address - The MAC address of the PC for which you want to reserve IP address. Assigned IP Address - The IP address of the Router reserved. Status - The status of this entry either Enabled or Disabled. To Reserve IP ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 67
    TL-MR3420 Click the Delete All button to delete all entries 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Click the Next button to go to the next page and Click ...4-37). Virtual servers can be used for setting up public services on your LAN, such as DNS, Email and FTP. A virtual server is defined as a service port, ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 68
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Protocol - The protocol used for this application, either TCP, UDP, or All (all protocols supported by the Router). Status - The status of this entry either Enabled or Disabled. To setup a virtual server entry: 1. 2. Click the Add New... button. (pop-up ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Click the Next button to go to the next page and click the Previous button to return the previous page. Note: If you set the service port of the virtual server as 80, you must set the Web management port on System Tools -> Remote Management page to be any ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Every group of ports must be set apart with ",". For example, 2000-2038, 2050-2051, 2085, 3010-3030. Incoming Protocol - The protocol used for Incoming Ports Range, either TCP or UDP, or ALL (all protocols supported by the Router). Status - The status of this...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 71
    TL-MR3420 Click the Disabled All button to make all entries disabled. Click the Delete All button to delete all entries Note: 1) 2) 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router When the trigger connection is released, the according opening ports will be closed. Each rule allowed to be used only by...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 72
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-42 UPnP Setting Current UPnP Status - UPnP can be enabled or disabled by clicking the Enable or Disable button. As allowing this may present a risk to security, this feature is enabled by default. Current UPnP Settings List - This table displays ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 73
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 4.9.1 Basic Security Choose menu "Security → Basic Security", you can configure the basic security in the screen as shown in Figure 4-37. Figure 4-44 disable the Router's firewall. Basic Security Firewall - A firewall protects your network from the...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 74
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Point-to-Point sessions via the Internet on the Layer 2 level. To allow L2TP tunnels to pass through the Router, keep the default, Enabled. IPSec Passthrough - Internet Protocol Security (IPSec) is a suite of protocols for ensuring private, secure ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 75
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-45 Advanced Security Packets Statistics Interval (5~60) - The default value is 10. Select a value between 5 and 60 seconds from the drop-down list. The Packets Statistics Interval value indicates the time section of the packets statistics. The ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 76
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Enable UDP-FLOOD Filtering - Enable or Disable the UDP-FLOOD Filtering. UDP-FLOOD Packets Threshold (5~3600) - The default value is 500. Enter a value between 5 ~ 3600. When the current UPD-FLOOD Packets number is beyond the set value, the Router will startup...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 77
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router By default, the radio button "All the PCs on the LAN are allowed to access the Router's Web-Based Utility" is checked. If you want to allow PCs with specific MAC Addresses to access the Setup page of the Router's Web-Based Utility locally from inside the ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 78
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router address (in IE) or Location (in Navigator) box, followed by a colon and the custom port number. For example, if your Router's WAN address is 202.96.12.8, and the port number used is 8080, please enter http://202.96.12.8:8080 in your browser. Later, you may be...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 79
    TL-MR3420 To add a new entry, please follow the steps below. 1. 2. 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Click the Add New... button and the next screen will pop-up as shown in Figure 4-49. Enter the MAC address of the PC (e.g. 00-11-22-33-44-AA) you'd like to control in the MAC Address of Child PC field...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 80
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-49 Add or Modify Parental Control Entry For example: If you desire that the child PC with MAC address 00-11-22-33-44-AA can access www.google.com on Saturday only while the parent PC with MAC address 00-11-22-33-44-BB is without any restriction, ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 81
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Select "Schedule_1" you create just now from the Effective Time drop-down list. In Status field, select Enable. 4. Click Save to complete the settings. Then you will go back to the Parental Control Settings page and see the following list, as shown in ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 82
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-52 Access Control Rule Management Enable Internet Access Control - Select the check box to enable the Internet Access Control function, so the Default Filter Policy can take effect. Rule Name - Here displays the name of the rule and this name is ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 5. Select a schedule from the Schedule drop-down list or choose "Click Here To Add New Schedule". 6. In the Action field, select Deny or Allow. 7. In the Status field, select Enabled or Disabled to enable or disable your entry. 8. Click the Save button. ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 4. Click "Access Control → Rule" in the left to return to the Access Control Rule Management page. Select "Enable Internet Access Control" and choose "Deny the packets not specified by any access control policy to pass through the Router". 5. Click ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router If you select IP Address, the screen shown is Figure 4-55. 1) In Host Description field, create a unique description for the host (e.g. Host_1). 2) In LAN IP Address field, enter the IP address. If you select MAC Address, the screen shown is Figure 4-56. 1) ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 4.11.3 Target Choose menu "Access Control → Target", you can view and set a Target list in the screen as shown in Figure 4-57. The target list is necessary for the Access Control Rule. Figure 4-57 Target Settings Target Description - Here displays ...
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    TL-MR3420 3. Click the Save button. 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Click the Delete All button to delete all the entries in the table. Click the Next button to go to the next page, or click the Previous button return to the previous page. Figure 4-58 Add or Modify an Access Target Entry Figure 4-...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 3. In Target Description field, create a unique description for the target (e.g. Target_1). 4. In Domain Name field, enter www.google.com. 5. Click Save to complete the settings. Then you will go back to the Target Settings page and see the following list. ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Click the Next button to go to the next page, or click the Previous button return to the previous page. Figure 4-61 Advanced Schedule Settings For example: If you desire to restrict the internet activities of host with MAC address 00-11-22-33-44-AA to ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-62 To add static routing entries: 1. Static Routing Click Add New... shown in Figure 4-62, you will see the following screen. Figure 4-63 2. Enter the following data: Add or Modify a Static Route Entry Destination IP Address - The Destination IP...
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    TL-MR3420 Click the Enable All button to enable all the entries. Click the Disable All button to disable all...entries. Click the Delete All button to delete all the entries. 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Click the Previous button to view the information in the previous screen, click the Next button to ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 4.13.2 Rules List Choose menu "Bandwidth Control → Rules List", you can view and configure the Bandwidth Control rules in the screen below. Figure 4-66 Bandwidth Control Rules List Description - This is the information about the rules such as address ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-67 Bandwidth Control Rule Settings Step 3: Click the Save button. 4.14 IP & MAC ... menu There are two submenus under the IP &MAC Binding menu (shown in Figure 4-68): Binding Setting and ARP List. Click any of them, and you will be able to scan or ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-70 IP & MAC Binding Setting (Add & Modify) To add IP & MAC Binding entries, follow the steps below. 1. 2. 3. 4. Click the Add New...button as shown in Figure 4-69. Enter the MAC Address and IP Address. Select the Bind checkbox. Click the Save ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 4.14.2 ARP List To manage the computer, you could observe the computers in the LAN by checking the relationship of MAC address and IP address on the ARP list, and you could configure the items on the ARP list also. This page displays the ARP List; it shows ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 96
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router of a website, FTP server, or e-mail server with a fixed domain name (named by yourself) and a dynamic IP address, and then your friends can connect to your server by entering your domain name no matter what your IP address is. Before using this feature, you ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Connection Status -The status of the DDNS service connection is displayed here. Click Logout to log out of the DDNS service. 4.15.2 Dyndns.org DDNS If the dynamic DNS Service Provider you select is www.dyndns.org, the page will appear as shown in Figure 4-74...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-75 No-ip.com DDNS Settings To set up for DDNS, follow these instructions: 1. 2. 3. 4. Type the User Name for your DDNS account. Type the Password for your DDNS account. Type the Domain Name you received from dynamic DNS service provider. Click the ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 99
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Settings, Diagnostic, Firmware Upgrade, Factory Defaults, Backup & Restore, Reboot, Password, System Log and Statistics. Click any of them, and you will be able to configure the corresponding function. The detailed explanations for each submenu are provided ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router your time zone once you login to the router successfully, otherwise, these functions will not take effect. 2) The time will be lost if the router is turned off. 3) The router will obtain GMT automatically from Internet if it has already connected to Internet....
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router you are specifying can be resolved by using Domain Name System (DNS) queries. IP Address/Domain Name - Type the destination IP address (such as 202.108.22.5) or Domain name (such as http://www.tp-link.com) Pings Count - The number of Ping packets for a Ping ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-80 Firmware Upgrade Firmware Version - This displays the current firmware version. Hardware Version - This displays the current hardware version. The hardware version of the upgrade file must accord with the Router's current hardware version. To ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-81 Restore Factory Default Click the Restore button to reset all configuration settings to their default values. The default User Name: admin The default Password: admin The default IP Address: 192.168.1.1 The default Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0 ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router 4.16.6 Reboot Choose menu "System Tools → Reboot", you can click the Reboot button to reboot the Router via the next screen. Figure 4-83 Reboot the Router Some settings of the Router will take effect only after rebooting, which include Change the LAN ...
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    TL-MR3420 Figure 4-84 Password 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router It is strongly recommended that you should change the factory default user name and password of the Router, because all users who try to access the Router's Web-based utility or Quick Setup will be prompted for the Router's default user ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure 4-86 Mail Account Settings From - Your mail box address. The Router would connect it to send logs. To - Recipient's address. The destination mailbox where the logs would be received. SMTP Server - Your smtp server. It corresponds with the mailbox ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Log Level - By selecting the log level, only logs of this level will be shown. Refresh - Refresh the page to show the latest log list. Save Log - Click to save all the logs in a txt file. Mail Log - Click to send an email of current logs manually according to...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 108
    TL-MR3420 Click Delete All to delete all entries in the table. Statistics Table: IP/MAC Address Packets Total Bytes 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router The IP and MAC address are displayed with related statistics. The total number of packets received and transmitted by the ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Appendix A: FAQ 1. How do I configure the Router to access Internet by ADSL users? 1) 2) First, configure the ADSL Modem configured in RFC1483 bridge model. Connect the Ethernet cable from your ADSL Modem to the WAN port on the Router. The telephone cord ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router "WAN" submenu. On the WAN page, select "Dynamic IP" for "WAN Connection Type", finish by clicking "Save". 2) Some ISPs require that you register the MAC Address of your adapter, which is connected to your cable/DSL Modem during installation. If your ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 111
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure A-5 Note: Add or Modify a Virtual server Entry Your opposite side should call your WAN IP, which is displayed on the "Status" page. 4) How to enable DMZ Host: Log in to the Router, click the "Forwarding" menu on the left of your browser, and ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 112
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure A-7 4. Basic Security I want to build a WEB Server on the LAN, what should I do? 1) Because the WEB Server port 80 will interfere with the WEB management port 80 on the Router, you must change the WEB management port number to avoid interference. 2) ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 113
    TL-MR3420 3) 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Log in to the Router, click the "Forwarding" menu on the left of your browser, and click the...enabled. Make sure that the wireless stations' SSID accord with the Router's SSID. Make sure the wireless stations have right KEY for encryption when the Router...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 114
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Appendix B: Configuring the PCs In this section, we'll introduce how to install and configure the TCP/IP correctly in Windows XP. First make sure your Ethernet Adapter is working, refer to the adapter's manual if needed. 1. Install TCP/IP component 1) On ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure B-2 5) The following TCP/IP Properties window will display and the IP Address tab is open on this window by default. Now you have two ways to configure the TCP/IP protocol below: Setting IP address automatically Select Obtain an IP address ...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure B-3 Setting IP address manually 1 2 Select Use the following IP address radio button. And the following items available If the Router's LAN IP address is 192.168.1.1, type IP address is 192.168.1.x (x is from 2 to 254), and Subnet mask is 255.255.255...
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Figure B-4 Now click OK to keep your settings. -110-
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    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Appendix C: Specifications General Standards Protocols Ports IEEE 802.3, 802.3u, 802.11b, 802.11g and 802.11n TCP/IP, PPPoE, DHCP, ICMP, NAT, SNTP One 10/100M Auto-Negotiation WAN RJ45 port, Four 10/100M Auto-Negotiation LAN RJ45 ports supporting Auto MDI/...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 119
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Appendix D: Glossary 802.11n - 802.11n builds upon previous 802.11 standards by adding MIMO (multiple-input multiple-output). MIMO uses multiple transmitter and receiver antennas to allow for increased data throughput via spatial multiplexing and increased ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 120
    TL-MR3420 connection. 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router SSID - A Service Set Identification is a thirty-two character (maximum) alphanumeric key identifying a wireless local area network. For the wireless devices in a network to communicate with each other, all devices must be configured with the same ...
  • TP-Link TL-MR3420 | User Guide - Page 121
    TL-MR3420 3G/3.75G Wireless N Router Appendix E: Compatible 3G/3.75G USB Modem The UMTS/HSPA/EVDO USB modems we've tested in the field are listed...the latest compatibility list in our website: http://www.tp-link.com. Compatible 3G/3.75G USB Modem (Tested in the field) HUAWEI EC169, E156, E156C...



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