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ADSL Modem
User's Guide
(January 2004)



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  • Page 1 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide (January 2004)
  • Page 2: Ce Mark Warning

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide FCC Warning This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 3: Limitation Of Liability

    D-Link offices is provided at the back of this manual, together with a copy of the Registration Card. If a Registration Card for the product in question has not been returned to a D-Link office, then a proof of purchase (such as a copy of the dated purchase invoice) must be provided when requesting warranty service.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS ABOUT THIS USER’S GUIDE..................V Before You Start ............................. v ............................EQUIREMENTS Packing List ..............................vii INTRODUCTION ......................1 ...................... 1 ODEM ESCRIPTION AND PERATION Modem Features.............................. 1 Front Panel ..............................2 Rear Panel ............................... 2 ......................... 3 ARDWARE NSTALLATION Connect ADSL Line............................
  • Page 5: About This User's Guide

    DSL-300G ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide About This User’s Guide This user’s guide provides instructions on how to install the DSL-300G ADSL Modem and use it to connect a computer or Ethernet LAN to the Internet. If you are using a computer with a functioning Ethernet port, you can use the Quick Installation Guide to quickly establish your ADSL connection and access the Internet.
  • Page 6: Operating System

    DSL-300G ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide Operating System The DSL-300G uses an HTML-based web interface for setup and management. The web configuration manager may be accessed using any operating system capable of running web browser software. Web Browser Any common web browser can be used to configure the Modem using the web configuration management software.
  • Page 7: Packing List

    DSL-300G ADSL Ethernet Modem User’s Guide Packing List Open the shipping carton and carefully remove all items. In addition to this User's Guide, ascertain that you have: 1. One DSL-300G ADSL Ethernet Modem 2. One CD-ROM with this User’s Guide and the Quick Installation Guide 3.
  • Page 9: Introduction

    The Modem is easy to install and use. The DSL-300G connects to an Ethernet LAN or single computer via a standard Ethernet interface. The ADSL connection is made using ordinary twisted-pair telephone line with standard RJ-11 connectors.
  • Page 10: Front Panel

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Front Panel Place the Modem in a location where the LED indicators can be easily viewed. Front Panel Display with LED Indicators The LED Indicators read as follows: Steady green light indicates the unit is powered on.
  • Page 11: Hardware Installation

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Hardware Installation In this chapter you will learn about the various connections you will need to make in order to use the Modem. When selecting the location for the Modem, allow ample room to access the connections on the rear panel. For convenience, try to place the Modem near your computer so you can monitor the LED indicators.
  • Page 12: Hub Or Switch To Modem Connection

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Hub or Switch to Modem Connection Connect the Modem to an uplink port (MDI-II) on an Ethernet hub or switch with a straight-through cable as shown in the diagram below: If you wish to reserve the uplink port...
  • Page 13: Configuring The Modem For The First Time

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Configuring the Modem for the First Time The first time you setup the Modem it is recommended that you configure the WAN connection using a single computer making sure that both the computer and the Modem are not connected to the LAN. Once the WAN connection is functioning properly you may continue change settings to suit your network.
  • Page 14 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Configure Windows XP for DHCP Use the following steps to configure a computer running Windows XP to be a DHCP client. From the Start menu on your desktop, go to click on Control Panel. In the Control Panel folder, click on Network and Internet Connections.
  • Page 15 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide In the Network and Internet Connections folder, click on Network Connections. In the Network Connections folder, highlight the Local Area Connection icon by clicking on it once. A new option is revealed under Network Tabs in the left side panel.
  • Page 16 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Click on Change settings of the connection under Network Tabs. 6. In the General Tab of the Local Area Connection Properties menu, highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) under “This connection uses the following items:” by clicking on it once. Click on the...
  • Page 17: Windows 2000

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide 7. Select “Obtain an IP address automatically” by clicking once in the circle. Click the OK button. Your computer is now ready to use the Modem’s DHCP server. Windows 2000 First, check for the IP protocol and, if necessary, install it: 1.
  • Page 18 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Windows ME First, check for the IP protocol and, if necessary, install it: 1. In the Windows task bar, click the Start button, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel. 2. Double-click the Network and Dial-up Connections icon.
  • Page 19 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Configure Windows 95, 98 for DHCP 1. Open the Control Panel window, and then click the Network icon. 2. Select the network component labeled TCP/IP, and then click Properties. 3. If you have multiple TCP/IP listings, select the listing associated with your network card or adapter.
  • Page 20: Access The Web Configuration Manager

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Access the Web Configuration Manager Once the computer has IP settings that allow it to access the web-based configuration software, you can change the settings to enable the Modem to connect to the Internet. If the browser software on the computer you are using is configured to use a proxy server for Internet access, it is necessary to first disable the proxy connection.
  • Page 21 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide The first web page you will see when you successfully login is the Quick Configuration page. Use the Quick Configuration menu to setup the ADSL connection for a bridged type connection. Web-based Manager Quick Configuration menu– First Time Log On In the Quick Configuration window configure the settings listed below to the values given to you by your ISP.
  • Page 22 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Save & Reboot Save and Reboot Menu To save current configuration settings as they have been submitted click the Save button. A message informs you when the settings have been successfully committed to memory. You must now reboot the device to put the settings into effect.
  • Page 23: Web Configuration Management Guide

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Web Configuration Management Guide This chapter describes how to use the embedded web-based management software to configure the Modem for additional PVC connection profiles, to change the LAN IP settings, to change the global WAN IP address and to perform other management functions.
  • Page 24: Quick Configuration

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Quick Configuration The Quick Configuration displays the settings you are most likely to need to change when you first set up the Modem. These settings are explained briefly below: Select the PVC for configuration and click the Submit button to refresh the screen.
  • Page 25: System View

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide System View The System View read-only table on the Home Page displays a summary of various system settings and functions as described in the table below. Red colored text headings in this display are hyperlinked to a relavent menu.
  • Page 26: Change Lan Ip Settings

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Change LAN IP Settings The LAN IP address identifies the LAN port (eth-0) as a node on your network; that is, its LAN IP address must be in the same subnet as the computers on your LAN.
  • Page 27: Dhcp Service Modes

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide DHCP Service Modes DHCP services can be employed in one of three different ways; it can provide DHCP services, it can receive DHCP services or it can relay DHCP service. By default the device is configured to act as a DHCP server on the Ethernet LAN.
  • Page 28 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Change Modulation for Modem The Modem Setup menu is used to change the Modulation Type used for the ADSL connection. This setting should only be changed if your service provider has given explicit instructions to change it.
  • Page 29: Ppp Configuration

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide PPP Configuration PPP is configured as a group of software settings associated with the ADSL port. Although the device has only one physical ADSL port, the Modem can be defined with more than one group of PPP settings. Each group of settings is called a PPP interface and is given a name, such as ppp-0, ppp-1, etc.
  • Page 30 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide The PPP Configuration table displays the following fields: PPP Interface The PPP interface you are configuring. The Virtual Circuit over which this PPP data is sent. The VC identifies the ATM VC physical path the data takes to reach your ISP.
  • Page 31: Ipoa Configuration

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide IpoA Configuration The IPoA table contains a row for each EOA interface currently defined on the device. The table may initially contain no entries. IPoA Configuration The IPoA Configuration table displays the following fields: IPoA Interface The IPoA interface you are configuring.
  • Page 32 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Add IPoA Interface Follow these instructions to add an IPoA interface: 1. Select the next available interface name from the IPoA Interface drop-down list. 2. In the Configured IP Address and Net Mask boxes, type the address and mask that you want to assign to the IPoA interface.
  • Page 33: Eoa Configuration

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide EOA Configuration Ethernet-over-ATM (EOA) is a commonly used protocol for data transfer between Ethernet LANs and wide area networks that use the ATM protocol. Telecommunications industry networks often use the ATM in the within the their primary infrastructure or backbone. Network service providers that sell DSL services often use the EOA protocol for data transfer with their customers’...
  • Page 34 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide EOA Interface – Modify To Add or Modify AAL5 Parameters define the following: This is used (by the Modem) to identify the EOA interface. EOA Interface If you are adding a new EOA interface, choose the EOA set you want to define from the pull-down menu (Add menu only).
  • Page 35: Nat

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Network Address Translation is a method for disguising the private IP addresses you use on your LAN as the public IP address you use on the Internet. You define NAT rules that specify exactly how and when to translate between public and private IP addresses.
  • Page 36 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Enter information appropriate to the NAT flavor. The information in the various menus is summarized in the table below. The Rule ID determines the order in which rules are invoked (the lowest numbered rule is invoked first, and so on). In some cases, two or more rules may be defined to act on the same set of IP addresses.
  • Page 37: Bridge Configuration

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Bridge Configuration The Modem can be configured to act as a bridging device between your LAN and your ISP. Bridges are devices that enable two or more networks to communicate as if they are two segments of the same physical LAN. This section describes how to configure the Modem to operate as a bridge.
  • Page 38 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide To add or change bridge configuration settings, log into the Configuration Manager and click on the Bridging button in the Bridging folder. Bridge Configuration Menu To define Bridge settings for a new virtual connection, click the Add button. When you choose to add a new set or modify an existing set, a new menu appears (see below).
  • Page 39: Atm Vc Configuration

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide ATM VC Configuration When computers access the Internet using the Modem, data is exchanged with your network service provider or ISP through a complex network of telephone switches, Internet Modems, servers, and other specialized hardware.
  • Page 40 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide ATM VCC – Add (or Modify) Parameters To Add or Modify AAL5 Parameters define the following: The name of the lower-level interface on which this VC operates. The low- level interface names are pre-configured in the software and identify the type of traffic that can be supported, such as data or voice.
  • Page 41: Changing The Manager Password

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Changing the Manager Password The first time you log into the Web Configuration Manager, use the default user ID and password (admin and admin). The system allows only one user ID and password. Only the password can be changed. Access the User Configuration menu in the Admin folder.
  • Page 42: Save & Reboot

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Save & Reboot Whenever you use the Web Configuration Manager to change system settings, the changes are initially placed in temporary storage (called random access memory or RAM). Your changes are made effective when you submit them, but will be lost if the device is reset or turned off.
  • Page 43: Image Upgrade

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Reboot Options Select the reboot option from the pull-down menu. The options are a described here: A simple reboot. This will put into effect any configuration changes that Reboot have been successfully committed to flash memory.
  • Page 44 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Diagnostics The diagnostics feature executes a series of test of your system software and hardware connections. Use this feature when working with your ISP to troubleshoot problems. Diagnostics Window Select the Virtual Circuit and click the Submit button. A message will appear informing you if the loop test succeeded or failed.
  • Page 45 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Alarms The Configuration Manager can be used to view alarms that occur in the system. Alarms, also called traps, are caused by a variety of system events, including connection attempts, resets, and configuration changes. Although you will not typically need to view this information, it may be helpful in working with your ISP to troubleshoot problems you encounter with the device.
  • Page 46: Technical Specifications

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Technical Specifications GENERAL ITU G.992.1 (G.dmt) ITU G.994.1 (G.hs) STANDARDS: ITU G.992.2 (G.lite) ANSI T1.413 Issue # 2 G.dmt full rate: Downstream up to 8 Mbps Upstream up to 640 Kbps DATA TRANSFER RATE: G.lite: Downstream up to 1.5 Mbps...
  • Page 47: Low Pass Filters

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Low Pass Filters Most ADSL clients will be required to install a simple device that prevents the ADSL line from interfering with regular telephone services. These devices are low pass filters and are variously referred to as in-line filters, micro-filters, line splitters or split line filters.
  • Page 48 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Split Line Filter If you are instructed to use a split line style filter you must install the device between the Modem and the phone jack. Use standard telephone cable with standard RJ-11 connectors. The splitter has three RJ-11 ports used to connect to the wall jack, the Modem and if desired, a telephone or telephone device.
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  • Page 52: Registration Card

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