TP-Link TL-R480T Plus Router Manual (Setup & Configuration)

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TL-R480T
SMB Broadband Router
Rev: 1.1.2
1910010056
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COPYRIGHT & TRADEMARKS
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
is a registered trademark of
TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. Other brands and product names are trademarks or
registered trademarks of their respective holders.
No part of the specifications may be reproduced in any form or by any means or used to make any
derivative such as translation, transformation, or adaptation without permission from TP-LINK
TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. Copyright © 2008 TP-LINK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD.
All rights reserved.
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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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Package contents
The following contents should be found in your box:
¾
One TL-R480T SMB Broadband Router
¾
One power cord for TL-R480T SMB Broadband Router
¾
One Resource CD for TL-R480T SMB Broadband Router, including:
This Guide
Other Helpful Information
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Mounting kits for installing in a standard 19-inch rack
)
Note:
Make sure that the package contains the above items. If any of the listed items are damaged or
missing, please contact with your distributor.
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Contents
Chapter 1.
Introduction
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1
1.1
Overview of the Router
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1
1.2
Features
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1
1.3
Conventions
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2
Chapter 2.
Hardware installation
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2
2.1
Panel Layout
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2
2.1.1
The Front Panel
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2
2.1.2
The Rear Panel
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3
2.2
System Requirements
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3
2.3
Installation Environment Requirements
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3
2.4
Connecting the Router
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4
Chapter 3.
Quick Installation Guide
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5
3.1
Configure PC
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5
3.2
Login
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8
Chapter 4.
Configuring the Router
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11
4.1
Status
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11
4.2
Quick Setup
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12
4.3
Network
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13
4.3.1
LAN
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13
4.3.2
WAN
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14
4.3.3
Network service detection
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25
4.3.4
MAC Clone
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25
4.3.5
WAN Port Parameter
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26
4.4
DHCP
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27
4.4.1
DHCP Settings
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28
4.4.2
DHCP Clients List
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29
4.4.3
Address Reservation
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29
4.5
Forwarding
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30
4.5.1
Virtual Servers
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31
4.5.2
Port Triggering
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32
4.5.3
DMZ
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34
4.5.4
UPnP
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35
4.6
Security
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36
4.6.1
Firewall
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36
4.6.2
IP Filtering
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37
4.6.3
Domain Filtering
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40
4.6.4
MAC Filtering
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41
4.6.5
Screen
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43
4.7
Static Routing
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46