How to set up Access Control for website blocking with TP-Link Wireless N 4G LTE Router (new logo)
For example: If you desire to allow the host with MAC address 00-11-22-33-44-AA, IP address 192.168.1.23 to access www.tp-link.com only from 18:00 to 20:00 on Saturday and Sunday, and forbid other hosts in the LAN to access the internet, you should follow the settings below:
Here takes TL-MR6400 as demonstration.
1. Log into the router’s web management page:
How do I log into the web-based Management Page of TL-MR6400 (new logo)?
2. Go to Access Control → Rule, and then you can select Enable Internet Access Control and choose "Allow the packets specified by any enabled access control policy to pass through the router", then click Save.
3. Click Setup Wizard and the next screen will appear.
Host Description - In this field, create a unique description for the host (e.g. Host_1).
Mode - Here are two options, IP Address and MAC Address. You can select either of them from the drop-down list.
If the IP Address is selected, you can see the following item:
LAN IP Address - Enter the IP address or address range of the host in dotted-decimal format (e.g. 192.168.1.23).
If the MAC Address is selected, you can see the following item:
MAC Address - Enter the MAC address of the host in XX-XX-XX-XX-XX-XX format (e.g. 00-11-22-33-44-AA).
4. Click Next when finishing creating the host entry, and the next screen will appear.
Target Description - In this field, create a description for the target. Note that this description should be unique (e.g. Target_1).
Mode - Here are two options, IP Address and Domain Name. You can choose either of them from the drop-down list.
If the IP Address is selected, you will see the following items:
IP Address - Enter the IP address (or address range) of the target (targets) in dotted-decimal format
Target Port - Specify the port or port range for the target. For some common service ports, you can make use of the Common Service Port item below.
Protocol - Here are four options, All, TCP, UDP, and ICMP. Select one of them from the drop-down list for the target.
Common Service Port - Here lists some common service ports. Select one from the drop-down list, and the corresponding port number will be filled in the Target Port field automatically. For example, if you select "FTP", "21" will be filled in the Target Port automatically.
If the Domain Name is selected, you will see the following items:
Domain Name - Here 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, www.tp-link.com.cn) will be blocked or allowed.
5. Click Next when finishing creating the access target entry, and the next screen will appear.
Schedule Description - In this field, create a description for the schedule. Note that this description should be unique (e.g. Schedule_1).
Day - Select Day is Sat and Sun.
Time - Select "24 hours", or specify the Start Time and Stop Time yourself. Here we specify as follows.
Start Time - Enter the start time in HHMM format (HHMM are 4 numbers), 1800.
Stop Time - Enter the stop time in HHMM format (HHMM are 4 numbers), 2000.
6. Click Next when finishing creating the advanced schedule entry, and the next screen will appear.
1) In Rule Name field, create a name for the rule. Note that this name should be unique, for example Rule_1.
2) In Host field, select Host_1.
3) In Target field, select Target_1.
4) In Schedule field, select Schedule_1.
5) In Status field, select Enable.
6) Click Save to complete the settings.
Then you will go back to the Access Control Rule Management page and see the following list.
Get to know more details of each function and configuration please go to Download Center to download the manual of your product.
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