Would you like to learn how to configure the TP-LINK ARCHER C6 AC1200 as a DHCP server? In this tutorial, we are going to configure the DHCP service on the AC1200 router.

• 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 - Configure the DHCP server

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 DHCP SERVER option.

AC1200 - DHCP menu

On the DHCP server screen, enter the following configuration.

• IP ADDRESS POOL - Enter the IP address range.
• LEASE TIME - IP address lease time in minutes.
• DEFAULT GATEWAY - Enter the IP address of the default gateway.
• PRIMARY DNS - Enter the IP address of the first DNS server.
• SECONDARY DNS - Enter the IP address of the second DNS server.

Click on the Save button.

AC1200 - DHCP server configuration

Congratulations, you have finished the DHCP server configuration of the AC1200 router.