TP-Link TL-R460 Router Manual (Setup & Configuration)

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TL-R460
Cable/DSL Router
Rev: 2.0.0
1910010471
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COPYRIGHT & TRADEMARKS
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
is a registered
trademark of TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. Other brands and product names are
trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.
No part of the specifications may be reproduced in any form or by any means or used to
make any derivative such as translation, transformation, or adaptation without permission
from TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. Copyright © 2011 TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES
CO., LTD. All rights reserved.
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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.
CE Mark Warning
This is a class B product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio
interference, in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures.
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CONTENTS
Package Contents
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Chapter 1.
Introduction
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1.1
Product Overview
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1.2
Main Features
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1.3
Conventions
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Chapter 2.
Hardware Installation
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2.1
Panel Layout
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2.1.1
The Front Panel
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2.1.2
The Rear Panel
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2.2
System Requirements
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2.3
Installation Environment Requirements
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2.4
Connecting the Router
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Chapter 3.
Quick Installation Guide
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3.1
Configure PC
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3.2
Login
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Chapter 4.
Configuring the Router
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4.1
Status
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4.2
Quick Setup
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4.3
Network
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4.3.1
LAN
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4.3.2
WAN
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4.3.3
MAC Clone
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4.4
DHCP
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4.4.1
DHCP Settings
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4.4.2
DHCP Clients List
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4.4.3
Address Reservation
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4.5
Forwarding
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4.5.1
Virtual Servers
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4.5.2
Port Triggering
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4.5.3
DMZ
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4.5.4
UPnP
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4.6
Security
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4.6.1
Firewall
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4.6.2
IP Address Filtering
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4.6.3
Domain Filtering
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4.6.4
MAC Address Filtering
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4.6.5
Remote Management
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4.6.6
Advanced Security
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4.7
Static Routing
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4.8
IP QoS
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4.9
IP & MAC Binding
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4.9.1
Binding Setting
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4.9.2
ARP List
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4.10
DDNS
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4.10.1
Dyndns DDNS
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4.10.2
PeanutHull DDNS
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4.10.3
Comexe DDNS
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4.11
System Tools
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4.11.1
Time
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4.11.2
Diagnostic
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4.11.3
Firmware
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4.11.4
Factory Defaults
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4.11.5
Backup & Restore
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4.11.6
Reboot
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4.11.7
Password
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4.11.8
Syslog
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4.11.9
Statistics
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Appendix A: Specifications
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Appendix B: FAQ
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Appendix C: Glossary
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