How do I set up Access Control on TL-WR820N?

Configuration Guide
Updated 12-27-2018 09:22:33 AM
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Access Control allows you to restrict access to the internet contents for local devices.

 

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

How do I log in web-based interface/utility of TL-WR820N?

2. Go to Advanced > Network Control > Access Controls.

3. Enable Access Control.

4. Select Whitelist or Blacklist to allow or block only the internet activities specified in the table.

5. Click Add and enter a brief description for the rule.

6. Click Configure in the Hosts Under Control column, then add one or more hosts by specifying IP address ranges or MAC addresses.

> Create a unique description for the host.

> If IP Address is selected as Mode, enter the IP address or address range of the host in dotted decimal format (e.g. 192.168.1.23).

> If MAC Address is selected, enter the MAC address of the host in XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX format (e.g. 00-11-22-33-44-AA).

7. Click Configure in the Target column, then click Any Target to add all internet contents or click Add to add specified internet contents.

> Create a unique description for the target.

> If the IP Address is selected as Mode, enter the IP address (or address range) of the target (targets) in dotted-decimal format; specify the port or port range for the target. If you choose one common server, for example, HTTP, 80 will be filled in the Port automatically.

> If the Website Domain is selected, you can enter 4 domain names, either the full name or the keywords (for example, tp-link). Any domain name with keywords in it (www.tp-link.com) will be blocked or allowed.

 

8. Click Configure in the Schedule column, then click Any Time to add all time or click Add to add specified time.

> Create a unique description for the schedule.

> Click and drag across the cells to set the effective time periods.

Note: Make sure you select the correct time zone on Advanced>System Tools>Time Settings.

9. Save the rule to complete the settings.

 

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