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DSL-300G
ADSL Modem
User's Guide
(August 2002)

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  • Page 1 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide (August 2002)
  • Page 2: Limited Warranty

    THIS WARRANTY APPLIES ON THE CONDITION THAT THE PRODUCT REGISTRATION CARD IS FILLED OUT AND RETURNED TO A D-LINK OFFICE WITHIN NINETY (90) DAYS OF PURCHASE. A LIST OF D-LINK OFFICES IS PROVIDED AT THE BACK OF THIS MANUAL, TOGETHER WITH A COPY OF THE REGISTRATION CARD.
  • Page 3 PERIOD, AND REQUESTING A RETURN MATERIAL AUTHORIZATION (RMA) NUMBER. IF A REGISTRATION CARD FOR THE PRODUCT IN QUESTION HAS NOT BEEN RETURNED TO D-LINK, THEN A PROOF OF PURCHASE (SUCH AS A COPY OF THE DATED PURCHASE INVOICE) MUST BE PROVIDED.
  • Page 4: Limitation Of Liability

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IN NO EVENT WILL D-LINK BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF PROFITS, COST OF COVER OR OTHER INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INDIRECT DAMAGES ARISING OUT THE INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE, USE, PERFORMANCE, FAILURE OR INTERRUPTION OF A D- LINK PRODUCT, HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS ABOUT THIS USER’S GUIDE ................. VII Before You Start ............................vii Requirements ..............................vii Packing List ..............................ix INTRODUCTION ......................1 Modem Description and Operation ........................1 Modem Features.............................. 1 Front Panel ..............................2 Rear Panel ............................... 2 Hardware Installation............................3 Connect ADSL Line............................
  • Page 6 Figures Figure 1. Front Panel Display with LED Indicators....................2 Figure 2. Rear Panel Cable and Power Connections....................2 Figure 3. PC to Modem Connection ........................3 Figure 4. Switch to Modem Connection ......................... 4 Figure 5. Web-based Manager Main Menu – First Time Log On................. 11 Figure 6.
  • Page 7: 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 8: 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 9: 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 11: 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 12: 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. Figure 1. Front Panel Display with LED Indicators The LED Indicators read as follows: Power Steady green light indicates the unit is powered on.
  • Page 13: 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 14: 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 15: First Time Set Up

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide First Time Set Up Now that the Modem is powered on and connected to your computer you are ready to proceed to the next step. However, before going further, make certain you have a valid link to the Modem. You can check this by looking at the Ethernet Link LED indicator on the front panel of the Modem.
  • Page 16: Configuring Ip Settings

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Configuring IP Settings Follow these instructions to configure the IP settings for the operating system installed on your computer. Important: If you are using this Modem to provide Internet access for more than one computer, you can use these instructions later to change the IP settings for the other computers.
  • Page 17 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Next, configure IP information: 1. In the Control Panel, double-click the Network and Dial-up Connections icon. 2. In Network and Dial-up Connections window, right-click the Local Area Connection icon, and then select Properties. 3. In the Local Area Connection Properties dialog box, select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), and then click 4.
  • Page 18 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Windows 95, Windows 98 and Windows 98SE 1. First, check for the IP protocol and, if necessary, install it: 2. In the Windows task bar, click the Start button, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  • Page 19 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Windows NT 4.0 1. First, check for the IP protocol and, if necessary, install it: 2. In the Windows NT task bar, click the Start button, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel. 3. In the Control Panel window, double click the Network icon.
  • 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: Figure 5. Web-Based Manager Main Menu - First Time Log On

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide The first web page you will see when you successfully login is the System View page. This page can be used later, once you have a connection established. For now however, the information contained here is not useful.
  • Page 22: Configure Wan Connection (Adsl Service Connection)

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Configure WAN Connection (ADSL Service Connection) Click on the Quick Configuration hyperlink to access the configuration settings you need to establish the ADSL connection. Figure 6. Quick Configuration In the Quick Configuration window configure the following settings: Use this pull-down menu to enable a PVC connection profile.
  • Page 23 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Commit & Reboot Figure 6. Commit and Reboot Menu To save current configuration settings as they have been submitted click the Commit 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 24: Web-Based Configuration

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Web-based Configuration 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 address, to change the global WAN IP address and to perform other management functions.
  • Page 25: 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 26: 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 routers, servers, and other specialized hardware.
  • Page 27: Figure 10. Atm Vcc - Add (Or Modify) Parameters

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Figure 10. 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 28 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Click to save the settings in temporary memory. When you are done making changes to the configuration settings, open the Commit & Reboot menu and click to save your changes to permanent memory. Additional Virtual Connections In order to use more than one PVC setting, it will be necessary to define two set of parameters for each virtual connection.
  • Page 29: 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 30: Figure 12. Eoa Interface - Modify

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Figure 12. 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 31: 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 32: Changing The Manager Password

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide To enable bridging, you simply specify the device interfaces on which you want to bridge data, and then enable bridging mode by clicking the Enable option. Click to save the settings in temporary memory. When you are done making changes to the configuration settings, open the Commit &...
  • Page 33: Commit & Reboot

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Commit & 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 34: Figure 16. Image (Firmware) 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 35: Figure 17. Diagnostics Window

    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. Figure 17. Diagnostics Window Select the Virtual Circuit and click .
  • Page 36: Figure 18. Alarm/Trap Information Page

    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 37: Figure 19. Alarm Monitor (Separate Window)

    DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Figure 19. Alarm Monitor (Separate Window) System View The System View menu located in the Home folder is the first menu you view when you access the web-based configuration manager. Figure 20. System View The System View menu contains read-only information that may be useful for troubleshooting and for evaluating performance of the device or the connection.
  • Page 38 DSL-300G ADSL Modem User’s Guide Device Information Name: Name of ADSL controller chip set. H/W Version: Hardware version of device. S/W Version: Firmware version number Serial Number: Device serial number Mode: Operation mode of device, Bridge, Router, Bridge and Router Up Time: Time since last start up or reboot.
  • Page 39: 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 40: 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 41: Figure 22. Split Line Filter Installation

    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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