FAQs

Firmware

A firmware update can resolve issues that the previous firmware version may have and improve its current performance.

To Upgrade

IMPORTANT: To prevent upgrade failures, please read the following before proceeding with the upgrade process

  •  Please upgrade firmware from the local TP-Link official website of the purchase location for your TP-Link device, otherwise it will be against the warranty. Please click here to change site if necessary.
  • Please verify the hardware version of your device for the firmware version. Wrong firmware upgrade may damage your device and void the warranty. ( Normally V1.x=V1)
    How to find the hardware version on a TP-Link device?
  • Do NOT turn off the power during the upgrade process, as it may cause permanent damage to the product.
  • Do NOT upgrade the firmware through wireless connection unless there is no LAN/Ethernet port on the TP-link device. For LTE-MiFi, it is recommended to upgrade via USB port.
  • It's recommended that users stop all Internet applications on the computer, or simply disconnect Internet line from the device before the upgrade.
  • Use decompression software such as WinZIP or WinRAR to extract the file you download before the upgrade.
EAP120(US)_V1_171109
Published Date: 2017-11-09 Language: English File Size: 7.17 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes

Standalone Mode:
1.Support configuring DNS on Static IP mode.
2.Change the prefix of the default SSID from TP-LINK to TP-Link.
3.Display hardware version on the monitor page.
4.Fixed the bug that only the first three Predefine Country under the Daylight Saving is available to be selected.
5.Fixed the bug that the 2.4G radio stops working in congested RF environment.
6.Fixed the bug that the web server hangs up if the Host field of the HTTP GET URL has no ":" character.

 

Controller Managed Mode:
1.Support Facebook Portal Authentication,SMS Portal Authentication and Local User Authentication.
2.Support Rate Limit and Traffic Limit in Voucher Portal Authentication and Local User Portal Authentication.
3.Support configuring DNS on Static IP mode.
4.Support binding different SSID with different Portal Authentication.
5.Support creating up to four Radius server list in Portal authentication.
6.External Portal URL supports subdirectory, for example https://portal.demo.com/1.
7.Radius password supports special characters.
8.Fixed the bug that the portal page fails to be redirected to when the Controller's http port is changed.
9.Fixed the bug that the EAP will reboot when some XiaoMi/Samsung phones connect to the Portal network.
10.Fixed the bug that the 2.4G radio stops working in congested RF environment.
11.Fixed the bug that the page chaos on the EAP Controller when upgrade the EAP Controller from the earlier version(v2.3.x).

Notes

1. For EAP120(US) 
2. Your device's configuration won't be lost after upgrading
3. Recommended Controller software version: Omada EAP Controller v2.5.x.
 

EAP120(US)_V1_170113
Published Date: 2017-01-13 Language: English File Size: 7.09 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes

New Features/Enhancement :
1. Improved the compatibility when upgrading the EAP firmware from UN to US version.
2. Optimized the WPA-Enterprise encryption.

Notes

1. For EAP120(US)_V1.
2. Your device's configuration won't be lost after upgrading.

EAP120(US)_V1_161122
Published Date: 2016-11-22 Language: English File Size: 7.08 MB
Modifications and Bug Fixes

New Features/Enhancement : 
1. Add Management VLAN, only the host which in the same VLAN as EAP can manage it.
2. Add restart command in SSH.
3. Optimize the captive portal authentication. After EAP Controller offline, under Hotspot and External Portal Server mode, the authenticated users won't be affected, while other users can't get authenticated.

Notes

1. For EAP120(EU)_V1
2. Your device's configuration won't be lost after upgrading.

To Use Third Party Firmware In TP-Link Products

Some official firmware of TP-Link products can be replaced by the third party firmware such as DD-WRT. TP-Link is not obligated to provide any maintenance or support for it, and does not guarantee the performance and stability of third party firmware. Damage to the product as a result of using third party firmware will void the product's warranty.

Open Source Code For Programmers (GPL)

Please note: The products of TP-Link partly contain software code developed by third parties, including software code subject to the GNU General Public Licence (“GPL“), Version 1/Version 2/Version 3 or GNU Lesser General Public License ("LGPL"). You may use the respective software condition to following the GPL licence terms.

You can review, print and download the respective GPL licence terms here. You receive the GPL source codes of the respective software used in TP-Link products for direct download and further information, including a list of TP-Link software that contain GPL software code under GPL Code Center.

The respective programs are distributed WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the respective GNU General Public License for more details.

Controller Software

The EAP Controller is used to manage multiple EAPs intensively.

Published Date
2017-11-30
Language
English
File Size
109.2MB
Operating System
Linux
Modifications and Bug Fixes

New Feature/Enhancement:
1. Add Facebook, SMS and Local User Authentication as Portal Authentication methods.
2. Support for multiple portal policies configured in EAP Controller.
3. Support for more customized portal page, the network administrator can add advertisement on the portal pages now.
4. Add speed and traffic limit based on Voucher.
5. Support for black/white list import.
6. Support configuring DNS on Static IP mode.
7. External Portal URL supports subdirectory, for example https://portal.demo.com/1.
8. Radius password supports special characters.

Notes

1. Please upgrade your EAP to the latest firmware with a note "If you want to use new features of EAP Controller 2.5.3 or above, please upgrade your EAP to this Firmware".
2. Once upgraded to this version of EAP Controller, you will NOT able to downgrade to an earlier version.
3. Portal configuration will be lost after upgraded to Controller 2.5.X from 2.4.X or earlier version.
4. Supporting 64-bit Linux operating system, including Ubuntu 14.04/16.04/17.04, CentOS 6.x/7.x and Fedora 20 or above.
5. Require JRE 1.7 (or above) Java environment.

Published Date
2017-11-30
Language
English
File Size
109.2MB
Operating System
Windows 7/8/10/Server
Modifications and Bug Fixes

New Feature/Enhancement:
1. Add Facebook, SMS and Local User Authentication as Portal Authentication methods.
2. Support for multiple portal policies configured in EAP Controller.
3. Support for more customized portal page, the network administrator can add advertisement on the portal pages now.
4. Add speed and traffic limit based on Voucher.
5. Support for black/white list import.
6. Support configuring DNS on Static IP mode.
7. External Portal URL supports subdirectory, for example https://portal.demo.com/1.
8. Radius password supports special characters.

Notes

1. Please upgrade your EAP to the latest firmware with a note "If you want to use new features of EAP Controller 2.5.1 or above, please upgrade your EAP to this Firmware".
2. Once upgraded to this version of EAP Controller, you will NOT able to downgrade to an earlier version.
3. Portal configuration will be lost after upgraded to Controller 2.5.X from 2.4.X or earlier version.

Published Date
2017-08-15
Language
English
File Size
103.5MB
Operating System
Windows 7/8/10/ server
Modifications and Bug Fixes

New Features/Enhancement:
1. Display hardware version on the AP list.
2. Optimize AP adopting mechanism. 
3. Support upgrading firmware in batch based on hardware version.

Published Date
2017-07-18
Language
English
File Size
82.22MB
Operating System
Linux
Modifications and Bug Fixes

New Features/Enhancement:
1. Display hardware version on the AP list.
2. Optimize AP adopting mechanism. 
3. Support upgrading firmware in batch based on hardware version.
4. Support starting up the EAP Controller service with system booting.

Notes

1. Support Linux X64 OS, including Ubuntu 16.04/17.04, CentOS 7.2/7.3, Fedora 24/25.
2. Require JRE 1.7 or abve Java environment.

Published Date
2017-01-04
Language
English
File Size
94.63 MB
Operating System
WinXP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10/Server2008 (32/64bit)/Server2012 (64bit)
Modifications and Bug Fixes

1. Add management VLAN function but requires your EAP with corresponding firmware which support management VLAN.
2. Add SSH function that could choose to enable SSH for EAP or not.

Notes

1. Please change the Region Code to Germany/United States (Germany for EU firmware & United States for US firmware) on the System --> Region Code page before you upgrade the EAP Controller to 2.4.x from 2.3.x or earlier version.
2.For EAP with EU/US firmware.
3.If you use EAP UN firmware, it would remind you to upgrade to the EU/US firmware.

Published Date
2016-06-15
Language
English
File Size
94.12 MB
Operating System
WinXP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10/Server2008 (32/64bit)/Server2012 (64bit)
Modifications and Bug Fixes

New Features/Enhancement: 
Improved the tip information when you upgrade EAP series. 

Bug Fixed:
Fixed the bug that EAP Controller cannot adopt EAP320/330 when Controller host uses Thailand Calendar.

Notes
1. For EAP with EU/US firmware.
2. If you use EAP UN firmware, it would remind you to upgrade to the EU/US firmware.
3. If after upgrade from EAP Controller_V2.0.3_US to this version you see that your EAP shows as disconnected, you can forget them and then adopt them again.
Published Date
2016-02-26
Language
English
File Size
90.30MB
Operating System
WinXP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10/Server2008 (32/64bit)/Server2012 (64bit)
Modifications and Bug Fixes
New EAP Controller software for United States to restrict the country code to US
Notes

1. Work with EAP110_V1_151022_US, EAP120_V1_151022_US and EAP220_V1_151021_US.
2. Cannot upgrade to other version.

EAP Discovery Tool

The EAP Discovery Tool can help the EAP Controller to adopt the EAP in L3 Network, and you can also use the EAP Discovery Tool to find the EAP’s IP address.

Published Date
2016-04-15
Language
English
File Size
62.45 MB
Operating System
Mac OS X 10.7/10.8/10.9/10.10/10.11
Modifications and Bug Fixes

Only support Mac OS X system.

Notes

For EAP series, including EAP110, EAP115, EAP120, EAP220, EAP320, EAP330, etc.

Published Date
2016-04-12
Language
English
File Size
3.39 MB
Operating System
WinXP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10/Server2008/Server2012
Modifications and Bug Fixes

First Dicovery Utility released.

Notes

For EAP series, including EAP110, EAP115, EAP120, EAP220, EAP320, EAP330,etc.

GPL Code

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License Model: T2700G-28TQ-L1000

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