How to configure Access Control on TL-WR902AC (standard wireless router/hotspot router mode)? (new logo)

Access Control is used to deny or allow specific client devices to access your network with access time and content restrictions.

Access Control is only available when the TL-WR902AC is on standard wireless router/ hotspot router mode. Before we start, please make sure it’s configured successfully, otherwise, click the corresponding mode below for internet setup instruction.

Standard Router

Hotspot Router

I want to:

Deny or allow specific client devices to access my network with access time and content restrictions.

For example, If you want to restrict the internet activities of host with MAC address 00:11:22:33:44:AA on the LAN to access www.tp-link.com only, please follow the steps below:

1. Visit http://tplinkwifi.net, and log in with the username and password you set for the router.

2. Go to Access Control > Host and configure the host settings:

1) Click Add New.

2) Select MAC Address as the mode type. Create a unique description (e.g. host_1) for the host in the Host Description field and enter 00:11:22:33:44:AA in the MAC Address filed.

3) Click Save.

3. Go to Access Control > Target and configure the target settings:

1) Click Add New.

2) Select URL Address as the mode type. Create a unique description (e.g. target_1) for the target in the Target Description field and enter the URL address, either the full name or the keywords (for example TP-Link) in the Add URL Address field and click Add.

3) Click Save.

4. Go to Access Control > Schedule and configure the schedule settings:

1) Click Add New.

2) Create a unique description (e.g. schedule_1) for the schedule in the Description field and set the applied time and click Add.

3) Click Save.

Note: The schedule is based on the system time of the router. Please check your time settings, How to configure system time of TL-WR902AC (standard wireless router/hotspot router mode)? (new logo)

5. Go to Access Control > Rule and add a new access control rule.

1) Click Add New.

2) Give a name for the rule in the Description field. Select host_1 from the host drop-down list; select target_1 from the target drop-down list; select schedule_1 from the schedule drop-down list.

3) Leave the status as Enabled and click Save.

6. Select Enable Internet access control to enable Access Control function.

7. Select Deny the packets not specified by any filtering rules to passthrough this device as the default filter rules and click Save.

Now only the specific host(s) can visit the target(s) within the scheduled time period.

Get to know more details of each function and configuration please go to Download Center to download the manual of your product.

This Article Applies to:
TL-WR902AC( V3 )
Configuration Guide | Updated 12-28-2017 07:23:59 AM