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Lindy Personal Server 32454 Instruction Manual

Lindy 32454 personal server instruction manual.
IP Protocol Support
Personal Server
Instruction Manual
www.lindy.com
No. 32454
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    IP Protocol Support Personal Server Instruction Manual www.lindy.com No. 32454 Page 1...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents What’s in the box?... Product Information... IP Protocol Setup... Configuring TCP/IP settings (Windows 98/Me)... Configuring TCP/IP settings (Windows 2000)... Configuring TCP/IP settings (Windows XP)... Hard Disk Installation... Quick Setup Wizard... Management Guide... Applications... Troubleshooting... Specifications... Certifications... Page 2...

  • Page 3: What's In The Box

    What’s in the box? Thank you for purchasing the LINDY Personal Server. Before you move on, please verify your package contains the following items: 1. One Personal Server (Hard Disk not included) 2. One Power adapter 3. One Quick Install Guide 4.

  • Page 4: Product Information

    Product Information Front Panel Power Button After connecting the Personal Server to a mains power outlet, press this button to switch on To power off, press and hold the button for two seconds until the power LED flashes LED Indicators Status Power ON /OFF...

  • Page 5: Ip Protocol Setup

    IP Protocol Setup Configuring network protocols To allow users to launch the device easily we have provided a convenient Quick Setup Wizard which automatically detects the Personal Server on your LAN. To run the Wizard correctly, please ensure that your PC does not obtain an IP address automatically;...

  • Page 6: Configuring Tcp/ip Settings (windows 98/me)

    IP Protocol Setup Configuring TCP/IP settings (Windows 98/Me) 2. Select TCP/IP >(Your Ethernet Adapter), then click 1. Click Start >Settings >Control Panel >Network on the Properties button. Page 6...

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    IP Protocol Setup 3. Click IP Address and then select Specify an IP address 4. Type in the IP address. The subnet mask is 255.255.255.0 5. Click OK, then OK again. The system may ask for your Windows CD. Follow the on-screen instructions then restart your PC.

  • Page 8: Configuring Tcp/ip Settings (windows 2000)

    IP Protocol Setup Configuring TCP/IP settings (Windows 2000) 2. Double-click on Local Area Connection and then click 1. Click Start >Settings >Network and Dial-up on the Properties button connections Page 8...

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    IP Protocol Setup 3. Highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), and then click 4. Select Use the following IP address. Enter the IP Properties address. The subnet mask is 255.255.255.0. Click OK and restart your computer. Page 9...

  • Page 10: Configuring Tcp/ip Settings (windows Xp)

    IP Protocol Setup Configuring TCP/IP settings (Windows XP) 1. If you are in Classic Start menu view, click: Start >Settings >Control Panel >Network Connections If you’re in Start menu view, click: Start >Control Panel >Network Connections 2. Double-click Local Area Connection 3.

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    IP Protocol Setup 4. Enter the IP address you chose earlier. The subnet mask is entered automatically in Windows XP. Click The IP configuration of your PC is now complete. Please refer to the instructions that follow to complete the Hard Disk Installation and Quick Setup Wizard.

  • Page 12: Hard Disk Installation

    Hard Disk Installation 1. Use a screwdriver to loosen the two screws on the rear panel. Screws 2. Grab the front panel and pull the chassis out of the case. 3. Please ensure that the jumper on your hard drive is set to the Master position.

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    Hard Disk Installation 5. Push the power connector into the power socket on the hard drive. The power connector is designed to be inserted into the socket one way only. Please check the shape for the correct installation. Power Connector 6.

  • Page 14: Quick Setup Wizard

    Quick Setup Wizard The Quick Setup Wizard provides an installation guide from cable attachment to initialization. Please follow the steps below to proceed. Please note: If you’ve run the wizard previously and there are existing shortcuts for accessing and managing the device on your desktop, please delete them before running the wizard again.

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    Quick Setup Wizard After the Personal Server has been automatically installed by the Quick Setup Wizard, there will be two shortcuts on your desktop: Setup My Personal Server allows you to setup the Personal Server using a web browser. To setup the Personal Server, please see the section called Management Access my Personal Server is a link to...

  • Page 16: Management Guide

    Management Guide Setup the Personal Server To configure the Personal Server via your computer with a web browser installed, please follow the steps below: Double-click the Setup My Personal Server icon on your desktop. The User name and Password window appears. Enter admin in the User Name location (default value) Enter admin in the Password location (default value) Click the OK button...

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    Management Guide Status Host name: the Personal Server’s identification IP Address: the IP address of the Personal Server Version: the Firmware version Configuration Click each item to access each management page Status Detail To see more information about the Personal Server, such as HD used (%), up-time, samba users and FTP users, select: Click here for more information...

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    Management Guide The Networking management function allows users to modify the Host name, IP address, Superuser/Password and the IP/MAC Filter settings. Host Name Setting Host Name: the Personal Server’s identification Work Group: the workgroup in which the Personal Server is located Description: a brief description of the Personal Server (e.g.

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    Management Guide Superuser/Password Setting You can setup the administration user account and password on this page. The user name/password is used to access the web based GUI to setup the Personal Server. Superuser name: the user name the Personal Server administrator uses to access the web-based GUI Old Password: enter your old password here New Password: enter the new password here...

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    Management Guide MAC Filter The MAC Filter function provides access management by MAC address filtering. There are three configuration modes: 1. Disable: disables the MAC Filter function. All MAC addresses are allowed to access the Personal Server 2. Allowed: lets you setup the MAC addresses that are allowed to access the Personal Server.

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    Management Guide HD Format If you see the message – HD Unable to use, in the HD used (%) field it means that your hard disk is unformatted or is not formatted using the EXT3 format. You must format the hard drive or replace it with a drive with the EXT3 format.

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    Management Guide Firmware Upgrade To upgrade the firmware: 1. Click Browse... 2. Select the firmware update file 3. Click Apply Caution: To avoid possible damage, DO NOT POWER OFF the Personal Server during the firmware upgrade process. System Time 1. If your system is not connected to the internet, click Time Sync to synchronize the current time with the PC.

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    Management Guide Character Set Unicode allows the Personal Server to recognize most character sets from around the world in order to prevent errors from font differences. To install Unicode, insert the supplied utility CD into your CD drive and click the Browse icon. Click on your CD-ROM drive and open the folder named Unicode.

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    Management Guide At the Share page, you can manage the Users and Folders on the Personal Server. User Configuration This page allows you to add/remove users and configure user properties To add a user... 1. Click the Add button 2. Enter User Name, New password, Confirm password, and User description Note: If you want to add an account for Windows 98/98/98SE users,...

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    Management Guide To change the user configuration... 1. Click the User Name link, for example, All. 2. Enter Password; Confirm Description to change the settings. To delete a user... 1. Fill in the check boxes to select the users you want to remove.

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    Management Guide To delete a folder... 1. Select the folder you want to remove by clicking the check box. 2. Click Delete to remove. To change the user authentication of a folder... From this page you can configure the privilege levels for each user, e.g.

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    Management Guide The Personal Server provides FTP functionality to allow users to access and upload/download files using FTP software. FTP Configuration Click FTP Configuration to setup configuration options such as user limitation, Service port number, Length for timeout and anonymous user restriction. Maximum Unit Number: Fill in a number from 1 to 5.

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    Management Guide The Personal Server provides P2P downloading with an embedded BitTorrent client. To process downloading, refer to the following procedure: 1. Obtain a Torrent File: the BitTorrent download is triggered by Torrent files (formatted as xxx.torrent) 2. Locate the Torrent files in a folder within the Personal Server (e.g.

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    Management Guide BitTorrent Configuration BitTorrent configuration settings can be made here. Fill in the settings in each blank and the press Apply to activate. 1. Enable BitTorrent: choose Yes to enable the BitTorrent download 2. Download Folder: choose the folder where you have placed the Torrent files.

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    Management Guide Download Configuration This page is provided for users to activate a download task. It also shows downloading information. The explanation for each item is shown below: 1. Sel: checkbox to select the desired download task. 2. Torrent File: names and status hyperlink for each Torrent file.

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    Management Guide 3. Specify the sub-folder for placing downloaded data and then click Next. Please make sure this sub-folder is within the folder in which you placed the Torrent files. 4. Check the download environments and then click Apply to finish the procedure.

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    Management Guide 5. The current task and the relative information will be shown in the downloading column. Select a file in the checkbox and then click Inactive if you want to terminate a download task. You can also click on the hyperlink of the Torrent file name to check the properties of the task.

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    Management Guide Administrator WEB Server: the administration port is the port for accessing the web-based management interface. The default is port 80. WEB Server: the WEB server allows users to construct a website using the HTML format. To activate the WEB server, click YES to enable.

  • Page 34: Applications

    Applications There are several applications for which you can use the Personal Server: For one user or a single PC, you can backup important files. For multiple users, the Personal Server provides a convenient way of file sharing and backup by using ‘My Neighbourhood’. All you have to do is connect the Personal Server to a network switch.

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    Applications 4. Select Backup everything on this computer to backup the whole system or Backup selected files, drives, or network data to backup selected files only. 5. Decide upon the destination of the backup file. 6. Type a name for this backup job and click Start. 7.

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    Applications Download The Personal Server provides more convenience for P2P downloading. The Scheduler function allows users to set up time downloading, enabling users avoid downloading files in bandwidth ‘rush hours’. Also, after giving a download command, users can download files without keeping the PC powered on.

  • Page 37: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting 1. How to shut down the Personal Server properly Press and hold the power button on the front panel until the power LED blinks then goes off. 2. The Quick Setup Wizard can’t configure my network settings Make sure that the RJ-45 network cable is properly connected to the Personal Server and the PC/Switch.

  • Page 38: Specifications

    Specifications Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u Support Protocol TCP/IP, HTTP, SMB, FTP Support for concurrently connected Users Samba: Five Users / FTP: Five Users Interface One 10/100Mbps RJ-45 Ethernet port One Default Button Connection speed 10/100Mbps Hard Disk Support One removable 3.5” external HD (ATA) Diagnostic LEDs Power: On/Boot or Shutdown (Green/Blinking) LAN: Ethernet Act/Link (Green)

  • Page 39: Certifications

    Trademarks: All trade names and trademarks are the properties of their respective companies. LINDY No. 32454 Edition November 2005 www.lindy.com Page 39...

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