Would you like to learn how to configure the TP-LINK ARCHER C6 AC1200 wireless router as a VPN client? In this tutorial, we are going to configure the AC1200 router as an L2TP VPN client.

• TP-LINK ARCHER C6 AC1200 - Version 2.0

Hardware List:

The following section presents the list of equipment used to create this tutorial.

Every piece of hardware listed above can be found at Amazon website.

Archer C6 AC1200 - VPN client configuration

Open your browser and enter the IP address of your wireless router.

In our example, the following URL was entered in the Browser:


The AC1200 web interface should be presented.

On the login screen, enter the management password.


Access the Advanced tab on the top of the screen.

ARCHER C6 - Advanced menu

Access the NETWORK menu and select the INTERNET option.

TP-Link Network menu

On the Internet screen, perform the following configuration.

• Internet Connection type - Select the VPN protocol
• Username - Enter the VPN username
• Password - Enter the VPN password
• Secondary connection - Dynamic IP
• VPN Server - Enter the VPN server IP address or hostname

TP-Link - VPN Client configuration

Select the connection mode and click on the Save button.

After saving the configuration, click on the Connect button.

TP-Link - VPN Client setup

Congratulations, you have finished the AC1200 VPN client configuration.