TRENDnet TEW-812DRUv2 Router Manual (Setup & Configuration)

There is no better technical help than having the manual of any given product. Fortunately, we are presenting router guide for TRENDnet TEW-812DRUv2 router. If you need help on topics like web panel access for management, router hard reset, parental control settings, band width allocation, changing your router IP or password from default, port forwarding, then reading this guide is a must.

Page 1 / 66
TRENDnet User’s Guide
Cover Page
Page 2 / 66
© Copyright 2013 TRENDnet. All Rights Reserved.
TRENDnet User’s Guide
Table of contents
2
Table of contents
Product Overview
...........................................................................
4
Package Contents
..........................................................................................................
4
Features
.........................................................................................................................
4
Product Hardware Features
.............................................................
5
Application Diagram
......................................................................................................
6
Wireless Performance Considerations
..........................................................................
7
Basic Router Setup
..........................................................................
7
Creating a Home Network
.............................................................................................
7
Router Installation
.........................................................................................................
8
Connect additional wired devices to your network
.....................................................
13
Wireless Networking and Security
.................................................
13
How to choose the type of security for your wireless network
..................................
13
Secure your wireless network
.....................................................................................
15
Connect wireless devices to your router
.....................................................................
16
Connect wireless devices using WPS
...........................................................................
16
Wireless 2.4GHz wireless settings
...............................................................................
17
Wireless 2.4GHz Guest Network
..................................................................................
19
Wireless 5GHz wireless settings
..................................................................................
19
Wireless 5Hz Guest Network
.......................................................................................
20
2.4GHz Wireless Distribution System (WDS)
...............................................................
21
5GHz Wireless Distribution System (WDS)
..................................................................
21
Steps to improve wireless connectivity
.......................................................................
22
Wireless 2.4GHz Advanced settings
............................................................................
22
Wireless 5GHz Advanced settings
...............................................................................
23
Access Control Filters
....................................................................
24
Access control basics
...................................................................................................
24
LAN Client Filter
...............................................................................................................
24
URL Filter
..........................................................................................................................
24
Wired LAN MAC Address Filters
.......................................................................................
25
Wireless MAC Filters
........................................................................................................
26
Advanced Router Setup
................................................................
27
Access your router management page
........................................................................
27
Using the Configuration Menu
......................................................
27
Change your router login password
............................................................................
28
Change your router device name
................................................................................
28
Manually configure your Internet connection
............................................................
28
Clone a MAC address
...................................................................................................
28
Change your router IP address
....................................................................................
29
Set up the DHCP server on your router
.......................................................................
30
Set up DHCP reservation
.............................................................................................
31
Set up IPv6 on your router
..........................................................................................
31
Set your router date and time
.....................................................................................
32
Set schedules
...............................................................................................................
33
QoS (Quality of Service)
...............................................................................................
33
Enable Application Level Gateway (ALG)
.....................................................................
34
Open a device on your network to the Internet
..........................................................
35
DMZ
..................................................................................................................................
35
Virtual Server
...................................................................................................................
36
Special Applications
.........................................................................................................
37
Gaming
.............................................................................................................................
38
Add static routes to your router
..................................................................................
39
Enable/disable UPnP on your router
...........................................................................
40
Identify your network on the Internet
........................................................................
40
Share Files
....................................................................................................................
41
Page 3 / 66
© Copyright 2013 TRENDnet. All Rights Reserved.
TRENDnet User’s Guide
Table of contents
3
Samba
...............................................................................................................................
41
FTP
....................................................................................................................................
42
Administrator > File Sharing
.............................................................................................
42
Remotely check router status
......................................................................................
43
Print Share Utility Installation
.......................................................
43
Windows Installation
...................................................................................................
43
MAC OS X Installation
..................................................................................................
44
Launching the Utility
....................................................................................................
45
Utility Main Window
....................................................................................................
45
Configure Server
..........................................................................................................
46
Connect
........................................................................................................................
46
Disconnect
...................................................................................................................
47
Sending a Request to Connect
.....................................................................................
47
Connect to a Printer
.....................................................................................................
48
Auto-Connect Printer
...................................................................................................
49
Connect to a Scanner
...................................................................................................
49
Router Maintenance & Monitoring
................................................
50
Reset your router to factory defaults
..........................................................................
50
Router Default Settings
...............................................................................................
50
Backup and restore your router configuration settings
..............................................
50
Reboot your router
......................................................................................................
51
Upgrade your router firmware
....................................................................................
52
Remotely check router status
......................................................................................
52
View your router log
....................................................................................................
53
Router Status
................................................................................
53
Check the router system information
.........................................................................
53
Dynamic DHCP List
.......................................................................................................
55
2.4GHz Wireless Station List
........................................................................................
56
5GHz Wireless Station List
...........................................................................................
56
QoS Wireless Station List
.............................................................................................
57
IPv6 Status
...................................................................................................................
57
Management Page Structure
.........................................................
58
Technical Specifications
................................................................
59
Troubleshooting
...........................................................................
60
Appendix
......................................................................................
61
Page 4 / 66
© Copyright 2013 TRENDnet. All Rights Reserved.
TRENDnet User’s Guide
TEW-812DRU
4
Product Overview
Package Contents
In addition to the access point, the package includes:
TEW-812DRU AC1750 Dual Band Wireless Router
CD-ROM (Utility and User’s Guide)
Multi-Language Quick Installation Guide
Network cable Ethernet Cable (1.5m / 5ft.)
Power Adapter (12V, 2A)
If any package contents are missing or damaged, please contact the retail store, online
retailer, or reseller/distributor from which the product was purchased.
Features
TRENDnet’s AC1750 Dual Band Wireless Router, model TEW-812DRU, produces the
ultimate wireless experience with gigabit wireless speeds. Manage two wireless
networks—the 1300 Mbps Wireless AC band for the fastest wireless available and the
450 Mbps Wireless N band to connect common wireless devices. The TEW-812DRU can
easily handle the demands of multiple HD streams in a busy connected home.
Plug in a USB flash or NAS drive to share HD videos and music across the network.
Gigabit ports on the back of the router maintain high speed wired connections. Create a
secure isolated guest network for guest internet access. Beamforming technology
directs the strongest signal to each connected device. Multiple-MIMO technology
enables communication with multiple devices simultaneously. Wi-Fi Protected Setup
(WPS) connects other WPS supported wireless adapters at the touch of a button.
Manage access to websites and file types with advanced access controls.
4 x 10/100/1000 Mbps Auto-MDIX LAN ports
1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps Internet port
1 x USB 2.0 port for USB share (storage and printing***)
1 x Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) button
On / off power switch (EU version)
Simultaneously transmit both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz wireless networks
Compliant with the latest draft 802.11ac wireless technology*
Backwards compatible with IEEE 802.11n/b/g/a wireless standards
High-speed data rates of up to 1.3Gbps with 802.11ac* and 450Mbps with
802.11n on both 2.4GHz and 5GHz band**
IPv6 (Internet Protocol v6) support
FTP and Samba USB storage support
Share USB peripheral devices over the network including; flash drives,
external hard drives and printers***
Printer Control Center utility supports Windows 8 (32/64-bit), 7 (32/64-bit),
Vista (32/64-bit), Windows XP (32/64-bit), and Mac OS X 10.6/10.7/10.8
operating systems
Page 5 / 66
© Copyright 2013 TRENDnet. All Rights Reserved.
TRENDnet User’s Guide
TEW-812DRU
5
Compatible with most popular cable / DSL Internet Service Providers using
Dynamic / Static IP, PPPoE, L2TP, and PPTP connection
Firewall protection with Network Address Translation (NAT)
Wireless Distribution System (WDS) support for wireless network bridging
Advance wireless security of up to WPA2-RADIUS
Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) and configurable WAN Quality of Service (QoS)
support
Guest network support (3x per wireless band) with Internet
access
restriction
Internet Access Control with MAC, URL, Service Type, and IP Range filtering
Internet Access Control Rule Scheduling: schedule access to websites, online
video games, Internet cameras and more for specific times throughout the
week
One touch wireless connection using the WPS button
Easy setup via Web browser using the latest versions of Internet Explorer,
FireFox, Safari, and Chrome
Virtual server and Application Level Gateway (ALG) services for special
Internet applications
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) for auto discovery and support for device
configuration of Internet applications
3-year limited warranty
*
For maximum performance of up to 1.3 Gbps use with a 1.3 Gbps 802.11ac wireless adapter
**Maximum wireless signal rates are referenced from IEEE 802.11 theoretical specifications.
Actual data throughput and coverage will vary depending on interference, network traffic,
building materials and other conditions
*** Printer Control Center utility installation required for each computer in order to access the
printer
Product Hardware Features
Rear View
USB Share Port:
Connect USB Storage device to share files through the network
or connect a USB printer to provide network printing through the network (utility
reuired for print sharing).
WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)
Push and hold this button for 5 seconds to
activate WPS.
Gigabit LAN ports:
4x Gigabit ports. Connect Ethernet cables (also called network
cables) from your router LAN ports to your wired network devices.
Gigabit Internet port:
Gigabit port. Connect an Ethernet cable from your router
WAN port to your modem.
Gigabit LAN
Ports
Gigabit
Internet Port
USB Share Port
Power Port
Reset
WPS Button