D-Link DNS-327L User Manual

D-Link DNS-327L User Manual

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Version 1.0 | 27/03/2013
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ShareCenter™ + 2-Bay Cloud Network Storage Enclosure
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  • Page 1 Version 1.0 | 27/03/2013 User Manual ShareCenter™ + 2-Bay Cloud Network Storage Enclosure DNS-327L...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Creating Multiple Users ........ 156 Modify Users ............. 160 Configuration ..............87 Deleting Users ..........164 Managing your DNS-327L ............87 Importing Users ..........165 D-Link Storage Utility ..............88 Creating a Group ..........168 D-Link Storage Utility - For Mac ..........90 DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 3 Installing Add-Ons from the Setup Wizard .. 226 Photo Album Wizard ..........258 Installing Add-ons from the Web UI ....229 Editing Photos in an Album ......262 AFP Service .............. 231 Select a Photo as a Cover image...... 265 DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 4 Share a Photo to Facebook ........ 273 My Music - The Categories ........325 Share a Photo to Flickr ........276 My Music - Music on your DNS-327L ....326 Deleting an Album ..........279 My Music - Playback Music on an Apple device 328 Refreshing the Album Database .....
  • Page 5 Time Machine - Delete a Volume ....419 Setting up a printer using Mac OS 10.8 ......USB Backups ............422 ....................469 MTP Backups ............. 423 USB Backups ............. 423 MTP Backup Process........424 DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 6: Product Overview

    The DNS-327L also has several Add-on features to enhance your experience, including PhotoCenter, Blogging, Transmission and Audio Streamer among others. 1 Hard Drive(s) not included. 2 D-Link cannot guarantee full compatibility or proper playback with all codecs. Playback capability depends on the codec support of the UPnP™ AV media player. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter...
  • Page 7: Before You Begin

    • Windows® XP (with Service Pack 2), Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows® 8 • Mac OS® X 10.5.6 or greater • 3.5” SATA Hard Drive(s) Package Contents • D-Link ShareCenter™ DNS-327L • CD-ROM with Manual and Software • Quick Installation Guide • 12VDC 3A Output Power Adapter •...
  • Page 8: Features

    Section 1 - Product Overview Features ™ DNS-327L The ShareCenter is an easy to install data storage platform used for remote access through a local network or from the ™ Internet. This ShareCenter supports up to 2 SATA hard drives and includes the product features listed below: „...
  • Page 9 System Management • Share Folder Level Permission • Support mydlink portal • Supports ISO mount • Support D-Link Storage Utility / Setup Wizard • ISO creator • OS Support: Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8 and Mac OS X „ Remote File Sharing •...
  • Page 10 • Access, and Manage (Copy, Move, Delete, Rename, zip/ • Comply with DLNA HNv1.5 unzip) Files through Web Browser • D-Link new Media Player (including Boxee) compatible • Open Files on Web Browser or from PC’s Default Program • Supports Logitech Squeeze Center •...
  • Page 11 • AjaXplorer • aMule • phpMyAdmin • phpBB • Joomla • Transmission „ Web Browsers supported • Internet Explorer 8+ • Mozilla Firefox 4 • Apple Safari 4+ • Google Chrome 3+ • Opera 10 DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 12: Checking The Hardware Requirements

    Section 1 - Product Overview Checking the Hardware Requirements To use your DNS-327L, you will need at least one hard drive. If you plan to use RAID 1, which protects your data against one hard drive failure, you will need two hard drives.
  • Page 13: Hardware Overview

    Press once to activate USB or press and hold the button for more than 5 seconds to release USB activity. Left HDD/Right HDD Indicates the position of the drive (Left or Right) LED Indicators Illuminates blue or red depending on activity (see the next page for details) DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 14: Led Description

    HDD On/Off: Orange Light(s) - the hard drives are faulty No Light(s) - the hard drives are inactive HDD On/Off: White Light(s) - the hard drives are working Blinking Orange Light(s) - the HDD(s) is writing/reading DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 15: Rear Panel (Connections)

    Press the latch to release the Top Panel and insert or remove the hard drives Latch ™ Prevent theft by tying a cable to the ShareCenter NAS and a desk. Cable is sold separately. Security Lock DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 16: Bottom Panel

    Product Details Reset Button COMPONENT DESCRIPTION Information about the product - DNS-327L Serial Number, Part Number, Manufacturer Number Product Details Press and hold this button for more than 5 seconds to reset the unit to factory defaults. Reset Button DNS-327L...
  • Page 17: Getting Started

    This User Guide will help you get your ShareCenter™ set up in just a few steps. To install the ShareCenter™ on your local network, refer to the steps below, or skip to page 17 to run the setup wizard which will show you how to install and configure your DNS-327L. Step 1 - Remove the top panel by firmly Step 2 - Once the faceplate is unlatched, pressing the latch at the back.
  • Page 18 If a drive is not properly set in place, the hard drive LED will not illuminate after powering on the device. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 19 Ethernet port. This cable should connect the ShareCenter™ to your local network via a router, switch, or directly to a computer for configuration (cross-over cable required). Step 7 - Connect the power adapter to the power receptacle. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 20: Zero Configuration Setup

    DNS-327L by simply plugging it in and connecting it to your router. Connect your NAS to your mydlink-enabled Cloud Router and Zero Configuration will automatically configure your DNS-327L and automatically add it to your mydlink account. After the short time it takes to do this you can remotely access your NAS from the www.mydlink.com website to manage and monitor your DNS-327L.
  • Page 21 Open a web browser and login to your mydlink account. The mydlink page will check for new devices and display a New device Found! pop-up notification in the bottom-left corner. Click the notification to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 22 Double-click the device to add it to your mydlink devices. If you wish to add it immediately, click Yes, but if you are unsure of what to do click No. The pop-up screen displays the Device Name, mydlink number, Network Name, and Admin Password. If you are unsure of what to do, you can always go back to Advanced Settings. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 23 Section 2 - Getting Started After the DNS-327L is registered, you will be able to access all information about the NAS from the cloud service. This service is already available locally but the mydlink service provides a way for you to view these details from any location. From this location, you can view all physical disk information, and configure RAID.
  • Page 24 If you have decided to format your NAS using mydlink, select the RAID method from the drop-down list and the click Format button. A pop-up message appears asking you to confirm your choice to format the volume using mydlink. Click Yes to format, No to return to the menu. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter...
  • Page 25 Section 2 - Getting Started The format process takes a while to finish. The format process depends on the speed of your network connection and client CPU. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 26 Section 2 - Getting Started Once the format process is complete, mydlink cloud will show you the RAID status and the Volume Status. It also displays the size of the drive avaiable and used. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 27: Mydlink On The Dns-327L

    DNS-327L The DNS-327L provides a different UI experience than the usual NAS interface. once connected to the mydlink service. Click the Application button you can access My Music, My Files, My Photos, and P2P Downloads from the main panel.
  • Page 28: Windows Installation

    Note: Windows Firewall presents you with a warning message to unblock the device. Click Unblock to give your computer access to the NAS. Step 2 - Select the Language of your choice and then click the Start button. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 29 Step 3 - Follow the instructions to remove the top cover of your ShareCenter™ . Click Next to continue. Step 4 - Attach the Hard Drives Bracket(s) to the side of the hard drives as indicated. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 30 Section 3 - Installation Step 5 - Slide one, or two hard drive into an available hard drive bay of your ShareCenter™. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 31 Click Next to continue. Step 7 - Connect a CAT5 Ethernet cable to your ShareCenter™ and connect the other end to a switch or router (Local LAN). Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 32 Step 9 - With the power on, press the Next button on the device and check and make sure the IP address of your ShareCenter™ matches what you see on the screen. Note: Allow 1-2 minutes for the DNS-327L to be recognized. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L...
  • Page 33 Section 3 - Installation Step 10 - A warning message will appear prompting you to confirm the device. Click Yes, to proceed. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 34 Step 12 - In this step you can create a new password for the Admin username. It is recommended you set a password, however you may also leave the fields blank. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 35 Click Next to continue. You may also use DHCP to configure the IP network settings of the ShareCenter™. In this situation, leave the parameters blank as your router should automatically configure them. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 36 Set the Date & Time settings using the calendar drop-down menu. Configure the time settings by manually configuring the Hour, Minute, and Second settings or just click the “Set time from my computer” button. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 37 RAID format offers. See illustrations below and check the Knowledge Base at the back of this manual for more RAID descriptions. Skip this step if you have setup this system before. By default Standard is selected. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 38 Section 3 - Installation Step 17 - Select JBOD to see your configuration options. Step 17 - Select RAID 0 to see your configuration options. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 39 RAID configuration. Please see images further down for other configurations. Note - Once you have configured the RAID of your choice, skip ahead to Step 41. Otherwise scroll through this manual to view other RAID installation options. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 40 Section 3 - Installation RAID OPTIONS Standard - Step 18 JBOD - Step 23 RAID 0 - Step 29 RAID 1 - Step 35 DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 41 NAS directly. The Map Drive assigns a letter to each Volume on your NAS. See Mapping a Drive further in the manual for more details. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 42 Section 3 - Installation Once you have completed the previous step, the Wizard automatically creates mapping drives to your configured Volumes. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 43 PREV to go back and change your settings. Read the details carefully before making your choice. Step 21 - When you click Next, you are prompted to verify your decision before you continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 44 Section 3 - Installation Step 22 - The Wizard software starts the formatting process. Initializing, formatting and finally Success. This completes the Format process. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 45 Step 24 - Under JBOD more than one disk is classified as a complete Volume so when mapping a drive, only one drive letter is needed. Map Drive to Network only shows one drive. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 46 Step 25 - The Volume Configuration Summary displays a detailed summary of JBOD. Click Next to continue. Step 26 - Click Next, you are prompted to verify your decision before you continue. Click Yes to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 47 Section 3 - Installation Step 27 - The JBOD is initialized, formatted, and complete in 3 easy steps. Do not click any buttons while this process is ongoing. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 48 Section 3 - Installation Step 28 - To verify your JBOD, login to your NAS, go to Management. Disk Management, and Hard Drive Configuration. This shows the current status of your drives. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 49 2 Volumes. To explain, if the size of the two drives are different , the spare drive space will be formatted as a JBOD volume. It is better to have drives of the same sizes. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 50 Section 3 - Installation Step 31 - The Volume Configuration Summary, displays the details of the new configuration. Click Next to continue. Step 32 - Verify your configuration selection before continuing. Click Yes to continue DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 51 Section 3 - Installation Step 33 - The RAID 0 is initialized, formatted, and complete in 3 easy steps. Do not click any buttons while this process is ongoing. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 52 Section 3 - Installation Step 34 - To verify your RAID 0, login to your NAS, go to Management. Disk Management, and Hard Drive Configuration. This shows the current status of your drives. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 53 Drive to Network indicates that the NAS has separated the drive into a RAID array. Note: If the size of these two drives are different, the spare drive space will be formatted as JBOD Volume. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 54 Section 3 - Installation Step 37 - The Volume Configuration Summary, displays the details of the new configuration. Click Next to continue. Step 38 - Verify your configuration selection before continuing. Click Yes to continue DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 55 Section 3 - Installation Step 39 - The RAID 1 is initialized, formatted, and complete in 3 easy steps. Do not click any buttons while this process is ongoing. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 56 Section 3 - Installation Step 40 - To verify your RAID 1, login to your NAS, go to Management. Disk Management, and Hard Drive Configuration. This shows the current status of your drives. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 57 Alternatively, you can install the add-on packages available on the CD or from the D-Link website at a later stage. Refer to page 223 for details. Click Next to accept these installations or click SKIP to continue. If...
  • Page 58 Step 43 - Opting to download the Squeeze Center automatically opens your default browser to download the application. Once Squeeze Center is downloaded, continue with the rest of the installation. Click Save to save the file to your local hard drive. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 59 Section 3 - Installation Step 44 - Copy the Squeeze Center package from your local hard drive to Volume_1 of the ShareCenter™ . DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 60 Section 3 - Installation Step 45 - Watch the Add-on Packages being installed. Step 46 - Once the Add-on Packages are installed click Next. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 61 Section 3 - Installation Step 47 - The next two screens displays the installed Add-on Packages. Click Next to continue to the next window. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 62 Section 3 - Installation Connecting to the mydlink Step 48 - D-Link has provided a mydlink service that allows you to remotely access the files from your NAS through the mydlink portal. Read the installation instructions and wait for the process to complete.
  • Page 63 Click Next to continue. Step 50 - When the wizard fails to connects you to the mydlink servers and configures your cloud service, the following screen appears to warn you of your network configuration. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 64 Enter your email address and a password that you can remember. Then retype the password, enter a First Name and a Last Name. Then click the checkbox that reads: “I accept the mydlink terms and conditions. ” Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 65 Section 3 - Installation Step 53 - A message appears asking you to verify your email address and account. Click OK to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 66 Click Finish to continue. Step 55 - The ShareCenter™ Setup Wizard is complete. Click Finish to exit the wizard and start using your DNS-327L. Your ShareCenter™ is now installed and ready to use. If your drives are mapped using the wizard, you will be able to access them under your ‘My Computer’...
  • Page 67: Mapping A Drive

    Section 3 - Installation Mapping a Drive Map a Volume on your DNS-327L using Windows® Explorer in Windows® 7. Step 1 - Press the Windows key and the letter E on your keyboard at the same time. The right-side panel displays a list of your hard drives, removable storage, and network locations.
  • Page 68 Step 3 - Windows will automatically detect all devices on your network including your ShareCenter™ Step 4 - Click on your ShareCenter™ to see the volumes you created earlier. Then select the volume that you wish to access and click OK. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 69 Step 5 - After selecting your volume, click Finish to proceed. Step 6 - The drive will then appear in your Windows® Explorer under Network. This means the drive is active and ready for use. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 70: Alternative Methods To Mapping A Drive

    Section 3 - Installation Alternative methods to Mapping a Drive You can also map a drive using the D-Link Storage Utility. Once the DNS-327L is discovered in the Storage Utility, and the LAN configuration settings are complete, finding the drives happens automatically.
  • Page 71: Mac - Setup Wizard Installation

    Mac - Setup Wizard Installation To run the Setup Wizard, insert the ShareCenter™ CD into your CD-ROM drive. Step 1 - When the autorun screen appears, double- click the dmg file. Step 2 - Double-click the SetupWizardDNS icon. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 72 Step 4 - Follow the instructions on the screen (Pull the Top out) and click Next. Click Previous if you want to go back and make changes to any parts of your past configuration options. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 73 Section 3 - Installation Step 5 - Follow the instructions on the screen (Attach the Hard Drive Bracket(s) and click Next. Step 6 - Follow the instructions on the screen (Install the Hard Drive(s) and click Next. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 74 Section 3 - Installation Step 7 - Follow the instructions on the screen (Attach the Faceplate) and click Next. Step 8 - Follow the instructions on the screen (Connect to your Network) and click Next. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 75 Step 9 - Follow the instructions on the screen (Power on the NAS) and click Next. Step 10 - Return to the DNS-327L on your desktop and click the device if you see it onscreen. Alternatively, if you do not see the DNS-327L , check the settings as explained previously.
  • Page 76 If all is working, click Yes. Otherwise click No and check your set up again. Step 12 - Enter an admin Password. If you have setup this system before, use the password you used before. Otherwise leave the password field blank. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 77 Step 14 - Create a new password and verify that password by filling in the Confirm Password field. Click Next. Click Previous if you want to go back and make changes to any parts of your past configuration options. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 78 IP. In this window, we select Static IP (you manually configure the Device IP ) and click Next. Click Previous if you want to go back and make changes to any parts of your past configuration options. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 79 Select a NTP server from the drop-down list. Enter a Date and Time manually or click Set time from my computer. Click Next. Click Previous if you want to go back and make changes to any parts of your past configuration options. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 80 Knowledge Base at the back of this manual for more RAID descriptions. Skip this step if you have setup this system before Click Next. Click Previous if you want to go back and make changes to any parts of your past configuration options. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 81 Step 22 - Before the RAID configuration is set, a warning message appears to inform you that all data will be erased. Click Next. Click Previous if you want to go back and make changes to any parts of your past configuration options. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 82 Click Previous if you want to go back and make changes to any parts of your past configuration options. Step 24 - The formated process is successful. Click Next. Click Previous if you want to go back and make changes to any parts of your past configuration options. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 83 Step 26 - To install the Add-ons, select the Add-ons. you wish to install. The Squeeze Center is the only Add-on that is not checked by default. When you click this. download details are provided. Click OK. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 84 Click Previous if you want to go back and make changes to any parts of your past configuration options. Step 28 - The Add-on packages are installed. Click Next. Click Previous if you want to go back and make changes to any parts of your past configuration options. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 85 Click Next to view the next screen. Click Previous if you want to go back and make changes to any parts of your past configuration options. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 86 Step 32 - Setup the mydlink administration. Click Next to view the next screen. Click Previous if you want to go back and make changes to any parts of your past configuration options. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 87 Click OK to continue. Check your connection settings or your NAS settings. Click Previous if you want to go back and make changes to any parts of your past configuration options. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 88 Enter your email address and a password that you can remember. Then retype the password, enter a First Name and a Last Name. Then click the checkbox that reads: “I accept the mydlink terms and conditions.” Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 89 The wizard provides you with a mydlink number. You can also tick the Add mydlink to My Favorites checkbox, or Save a shortcut to mydlink on my computer checkbox. You can use this mydlink number for future reference. Click Finish to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 90 Section 3 - Installation Step 39 - The setup is complete. Click Finish. Step 40 - You can now view the DNS-327L in the Finder on the left panel. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 91 Section 3 - Installation Step 41 - Click the icon to view contents on your NAS. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 92: Configuration

    Section 4 - Configuration Configuration Managing your DNS-327L ™ ShareCenter Web UI (User Interface) is a browser-based utility that allows you to manage and configure the different tools and services. The Web UI is divided into three main sections: 1. Home 2.
  • Page 93: D-Link Storage Utility

    DHCP assigned IP address, the ShareCenter™ will be automatically assigned a 169.254.xxx.xxx address. It is recommended that you use the included D-Link Storage Utility software when accessing and configuring the ShareCenter™ for the first time. If you want to change the IP address before logging in or you are having trouble connecting to the ShareCenter™...
  • Page 94 ShareCenter. ™ If your network is using a DHCP server and the computer receives IP settings from DHCP server, the ShareCenter ™ will automatically be in the same subnet. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 95: D-Link Storage Utility - For Mac

    Step 1: To get started with the ShareCenter™ Storage Utility for Mac, insert the supplied CD into your CD-ROM drive: Double-click the .dmg file. Step 2: Double-click the .dmg file to install the program. In the end you should have the D-link Storage Utility for Mac. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter...
  • Page 96 Section 2 - Getting Started Step 3: This opens the D-Link Storage Utility Step 4: Make sure you are connected to your local LAN. Click the Refresh button. The D-Link Storage Utility displays the D-Link DNS-327L. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 97 Section 2 - Getting Started Step 5: The Storage Utility now shows the DNS-327L, the LAN configuration (toggle between DHCP and manual), and the Volume details. Use the drop-down list to configure your LAN settings and click Apply. Step 6: To configure the NAS, click the configuration button. This opens your default browser.
  • Page 98 Section 2 - Getting Started Step 7: To map the NAS volume, select a Volume from the list then click the Connect button. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 99 Section 2 - Getting Started Step 8: The Log-in window appears. Select Guest or Registered User. Step 9: Enter a username and password for the DNS-327L and click Connect. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 100 Click OK to continue. Use the Disconnect button to disconnect from the mapped drive(s). Step 11: Finder now opens the drive and displays the DNS-327L under the Shared column on the left and the Volumes on the right.
  • Page 101 Section 2 - Getting Started Step 12: When you click the About button it displays the software version number. This comes in handy when updating to a new version. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 102: Web Ui Login

    Section 4 - Configuration Web UI Login To access the Web UI, open the D-Link Storage utility, select DNS-327L from the Network Storage Device list, then click the Configuration button. The following screen will appear: Select System Administrator and enter the password created during the Setup Wizard.
  • Page 103: Web Ui General Layout

    Section 4 - Configuration Web UI General Layout Home After logging in, the ShareCenter™ Home’ tab will appear. You will see the Applications and Management tabs alongside of it. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 104: Applications

    Section 4 - Configuration Applications The Applications tab contains FTP/HTTP Downloads, Remote Backups, Local Backups, P2P Downloads, My Files, and Amazon S3 icons. Click on each icon to see the submenus. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 105: Management

    Section 4 - Configuration Management The Management tab contains the Setup Wizard, Disk Management, Account Management, Network Management, Application Management, System Management, and Status icons. Click on each icon to see the submenus. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 106: Management

    Setup Wizard that allows you to quickly configure some of the basic device settings. Click the Setup Wizard icon to start The ShareCenter the Setup Wizard. Step 1 - Click the Run Wizard button to start the setup wizard. Step 2 - Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 107 Click Next to continue. Step 4 - Set the time zone from the drop-down menu to the appropriate geographical zone closest to your location. Click Next to continue or click Skip to ignore these settings. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 108 Step 5 - Select DHCP to obtain IP settings automatically from a DHCP server (router) or Static to assign the parameters below manually. IP Address: Enter an IP address for the DNS-327L. Subnet Mask: Enter the subnet mask of your network.
  • Page 109 Click Next to continue or click Skip to ignore these settings. Step 8 - Click Anonymous to create a random account with no specific settings. Click the Test Email button to test your settings. Click Next to continue or click Skip to ignore these settings. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 110 Step 9 - Click the Previous button to go back and check your settings. If you are satisfied with the settings, click the Finish button to save and complete the wizard. Click Exit to end the wizard without saving the settings. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 111: Disk Management

    Note: You can still rebuild a drive using the RAID 1 functionality however you must initiate the rebuild manually. Manual Rebuild Now: If Auto-Rebuild is disabled then you can use the Manual Rebuild option by clicking this button. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 112: Hard Drive Configuration Wizard

    RAID format. The following is an example of a standard volume configuration: The Hard Drive Configuration page displays the current RAID configuration under ‘Current RAID Type’ . Click Set RAID Type and Re-Format. The Setup Wizard begins. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 113 Section 4 - Configuration The ‘Physical Disk Information’ page displays all of the hard drives on the DNS-327L. It shows the array number, vendor, model, serial number, and drive capacity. Click Next to continue. Select the format you want by clicking on the RAID type box (highlight in blue).
  • Page 114 Select the Volume you wish to encrypt by clicking in the box next to it. You can select one Volume or many. Click Next to continue. A warning messege appears indicating a slowdown in access speeds. Click Yes to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 115 The Volume Configuration Summary, shows a mapping of the Volume Name, the RAID type, the File System used, the Size, and the Disk. Click Format to continue, Previous to go back to your past settings, or Exit to cancel any changes. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 116 A warning message will appear to inform you that all volumes and data will be formatted and erased. Click Yes to continue. Partitioning will now begin. Please be patient while this process takes place. Do not turn off your NAS during this process. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 117 If you would like to change your settings at this stage, click Exit. The system will now update all of the changes made. Please be patient during this process. Do not turn off your NAS during this process. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 118 The wizard is now complete. It shows the Volume number(s), file system selected, the type of RAID, and the disk formation in the RAID. Click Finish to complete the process and start using your DNS-327L. Confirm encryption on the Volume by going to Management, Disk Management, Volume Encryption.
  • Page 119 Select the encrypted Volume and click the Save button. This will save the Encrypted Key on your local hard drive for future reference. Save the file to your local hard drive. Depending on your browser, click OK to save DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 120: Jbod

    Volume Encryption encodes your Volumes to keep it safe from hackers. Select the Volume you wish to encrypt by clicking in the box next to it. You can select one Volume or many. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 121 Click Auto Mount if you wish the encrypted file to be automatically mounted. Enter a password and re-enter the same password to verify your settings. Click Next to continue, Previous to edit any settings, or Exit to leave the configuration process. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 122 The Volume Configuration Summary, shows a mapping of the Volume Name, the RAID type, the File System used, the Size, and the Disk. Click Format to continue, Previous to go back to your past settings, or Exit to cancel any changes. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 123 A warning message will appear to inform you that all volumes and data will be formatted and erased. Click Yes to continue. Partitioning will now begin. Please be patient while this process takes place. Do not turn off your NAS during this process. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 124 If you would like to change your settings at this stage, click Exit. The system will now update all of the changes made. Please be patient during this process. Do not turn off your NAS during this process. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 125 The wizard is now complete. It shows the Volume number(s), file system selected, the type of RAID, and the disk formation in the RAID. Click Finish to complete the process and start using your DNS-327L. In order to confirm the Volume on the drive is encrypted. go to Management, Disk Management, Volume Encryption.
  • Page 126: Raid 0

    RAID size or enter an amount in the field provided. Click the “Configure the remaining disk space as JBOD” if you wish to use the remaining space for another RAID configuration. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 127 Select the Volume you wish to encrypt by clicking in the box next to it. You can select one Volume or many. Click Next to continue. A warning messege appears indicating a slowdown in access speeds. Click Yes to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 128 Click Next to continue, Previous to edit any settings, or Exit to leave the configuration process. If you do not enter a password in the field provided, a message will prompt you to do so. Click Yes to enter Auto Mount and Password details. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 129 Check the details on the list and click Format to continue or click Previous to make changes. A warning message will appear to inform you that all volumes and data will be formatted and erased. Click Yes to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 130 Partitioning will now begin. Please be patient while this process takes place. Do not turn off your NAS during this process. The system formats the Volume. If you would like to change your settings at this stage, click Exit. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 131 The wizard is now complete. It shows the Volume number(s), file system selected, the type of RAID, and the disk formation in the RAID. Click Finish to complete the process and start using your DNS-327L. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter...
  • Page 132 Section 4 - Configuration The wizard returns you to main Hardware Configuration page. Under Current RAID Type, you can view your changes. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 133: Raid 1

    Section 4 - Configuration RAID 1 Select RAID 1 to mirror all the hard drives. Click Next to continue. View the Physical Disk Information. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 134 RAID size or enter an amount in the field provided. Click the “Configure the remaining disk space as JBOD” if you wish to use the remaining space for another RAID configuration. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 135 Volume Encryption encodes your Volumes to keep it safe from hackers. Select the Volume you wish to encrypt by clicking in the box next to it. You can select one Volume or many. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 136 Click Auto Mount if you wish the encrypted file to be automatically mounted. Enter a password and re-enter the same password to verify your settings. Click Next to continue, Previous to edit any settings, or Exit to leave the configuration process. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 137 Click Yes to enter Auto Mount and Password details. Click Next to continue. The ‘Volume Configuration Summary’ shows details on all of the configured drives. Check the details on the list and click Format to continue or click Previous to make changes. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 138 Partitioning will now begin. Please be patient while this process takes place. Do not turn off your NAS during this process. The system formats the Volume. If you would like to change your settings at this stage, click Exit. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 139 Section 4 - Configuration The system updates. Setup is complete. Setup provides a Volume Name, File System, and Mode. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 140 Section 4 - Configuration ™ Once you have completed the wizard. ShareCenter will return to the main screen. The RAID 1 configuration you just set will be displayed. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 141: Upgrade From Standard Mode To Raid 1

    Standard Mode doesn’t offer any redundancy and security of data. It is best then to migrate from Standard Mode to RAID 1. To do this follow these instructions: Step 1 - Insert a second hard drive into the DNS-327L. Step 2 - Replace the top and restart the DNS-327L.
  • Page 142 Set RAID Type and Re-Format, the Hard Drive Configuration Wizard only has four procedures. Take a look at the two images below to compare. Click Next to continue. Format the new drive as Standard type. Set RAID Type and Re-Format. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 143 Reconfigure the drive to RAID 1. Click the checkbox to proceed. Click Next to continue. Step 5 - Under Auto-Rebuild Settings, select whether you want to enable auto rebuild or disable auto rebuild. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 144 Step 6 - A warning message will appear prompting you to confirm whether you want to format your hard drive. Click Yes to continue or No to exit. Click Next to continue. Step 7 - The software communicates with the hardware to build a list. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 145 Section 4 - Configuration Step 8 - The Wizard formats the hard drive. Click Next to continue. Step 9 - The System updates. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 146 Step 10- Setup is completed when it shows final information on the slot, vendor, model number, and serial number. Click Finish to continue. Step 11 - The wizard returns to the main Hard Drive Configuration . DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 147: S.m.a.r.t. Test

    A warning message will prompt you to stop all services and network activity. Click Yes to continue the Quick S.M.A.R.T. test. The test will run and a percentage completed will display under the Progress Tab. The Start button will change to a Stop button. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 148 Section 4 - Configuration When the test is complete, the results will be displayed in the Result column. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 149: Creating A Schedule

    Click Create To view the Schedule List, click on the Schedule List arrow. A new table will appear showing details of the new schedule created. To delete a schedule, click on the Trash Can. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 150: Scan Disk

    Scan Disk provides a method to test the disk’s file system on your ShareCenter . Scan Disk scans your disks file system for errors and/or corruption. Click Management, Disk Management, and then Scan Disk. Select the volume from the drop-down list you wish to scan. Click Scan Disk DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 151 A warning message will prompt you to stop running all services (hard drive and network activity). Click Yes to proceed or No to cancel. The DNS-327L will initialize the volume(s) and begin scanning. Please wait while the software scans the volume(s) or click Exit to cancel the scan.
  • Page 152: Volume Encryption

    Click Management, Disk Management, Volume Encryption. The encrypted Volume that you created during the Setup Wizard is shown. Before proceeding with modifying the encryption data, click the Volume you wish to modify. It turns red. Click Modify. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 153 To change the settings for Volume Encryption, you need to enter the Original Password in the field provided. Alternatively, click the browse button to upload an Encrypted Key File. Click Next to continue. File upload. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 154 Section 4 - Configuration Click the Auto-Mount checkbox to have the system mount the Volume automatically. Enter a New Password and repeat the process. Click Apply to continue. Wait while the Volume is encrypted. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 155 Alternatively, click Download Encrypted Key File. The file can be saved. Click OK to Save File. Please Note: Using Volume Encryption slows the speed of accessing data off the DNS-327L. However, Volume Encrytion does create that layer of security. DNS-327L...
  • Page 156: Account Management

    However access rules can be created and edited in the Network Shares menu. Click Management > Account Management. Click Users/Groups on the left side and then click Create. The User Setup Wizard will appear. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 157 Section 4 - Configuration Step 1 - Select Create A New User Account and then click Next to continue. Step 2 - Enter the user name and password for the new user and then click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 158 Step 3 - Add the user to a group by clicking the Group checkbox. Click Next to continue. Step 4 - Select the network share settings. Select Read Only, Read/Write, or Deny Access. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 159 • WebDAV is short for Web-based Distribution, Authoring, and Versioning. • Click Next to continue. Select the volumes the user can have WebDAV access to and then select whether to give Read Only or Read/Write rights. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 160 Click Next to continue. Step 6 - The final step is a summary of all the configurations you made. Click Finish to accept the changes or click Exit to cancel the changes. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 161: Creating Multiple Users

    Enter the amount of users you want to create. Next to the input field is the remaining amount of users you can add to the NAS. Enter a password and confirm it. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 162 Step 3 - Add the user(s) to a group by clicking the Group checkbox. Click Next to continue. Step 4 - Select the network share settings. Select Read Only, Read/Write, or Deny Access. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 163 Click Next to continue. Step 5 - Enter the amount of disk space you wish to assign the user(s) on each volume. Type 0 to provide unlimited disk space to the user(s). Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 164 Step 6 - The final step is a summary of all the configurations you made. Click Finish to accept the changes or click Exit to cancel the changes. The User Settings window will show a list of the users created. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 165: Modify Users

    Modify Users Step 1 - Click the user you wish to modify. The user will be highlighted in red. Click Modify to continue. Step 2 - The User Setup Wizard will appear. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 166 Section 4 - Configuration Step 3 - Change the username or password. Click Next to continue. Step 4 - Change the Network Share Settings. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 167 Click Next to continue. Step 6 - Enter the re-assigned amount of disk space you wish to assign the user on each volume. Type 0 to provide unlimited disk space to the user. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 168 Step 7 - The final step is a summary of all the configurations you made. Click Finish to accept the changes or Exit to cancel the changes. Step 8 - A message will appear stating the user details have been changed successfully. Click Yes to exit the wizard. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 169: Deleting Users

    Step 1 - Click the user you wish to delete. The user will be highlighted in red. Click Delete to continue. Step 2 - A message will appear prompting you to confirm deleting the user. Click Yes to confirm. The user is now removed from the list. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 170: Importing Users

    Section 4 - Configuration Importing Users Step 1 - Click Account Management > Users/Groups > Import Users. Step 2 - The Import Users Wizard will start. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 171 Check the Overwrite Duplicate Accounts box if this is necessary. Click Browse to select the file you want to import. Click Next to continue Step 4 - Assign the privileges and access methods. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 172 Click Finish to close the wizard or go back to change the imported file. Click the “i” icon to see details of each user. Each user’s details are provided in a list according to username, group name, read/write priveledges, or access control DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 173: Creating A Group

    Step 1 - Click Account Management > Users/Groups. Click the blue arrow next to Group Settings and settings window will appear. Click New to create a new Group. Step 2 - The Group Setup Wizard will now start. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 174 Section 4 - Configuration Step 3 - Enter a Group Name. Click Next to continue Step 4 - Click the checkbox to select the user(s) you wish to add to the group and then click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 175 Click Next to continue. Step 6 - Select the Privileges/Access Methods you want to assign to the group. The greyed out selections are assigned by default. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 176 Step 7 - Select the appropriate WebDAV settings and click Next to continue. Step 8 - Enter the amount of space you want to assign to the group for each volume. Enter zero to give unlimited disk space to the group. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 177 Step 9 - The wizard is now complete. The last step shows a summary of the group you created. Click Previous to change your settings or Finish to end the wizard. Step 10 - Under Group Settings, a table will display the group you just created. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 178: Modifying A Group

    Click the blue arrow next to Group Settings and the Group Settings table will appear. Step 2 - Select the group you want to modify. Your selection will turn red. Click Modify to change the settings for the Group. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 179 Section 4 - Configuration Step 3 - The Group Setup Wizard will now start. Click Next to continue. Step 4 - Make the necessary modifications to the group and then click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 180 Click Next to continue. Step 6 - Select the appropriate privileges you want to assign to the group. The greyed out selections are assigned by default and cannot be modified. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 181 Click Next to continue. Step 8 - Edit the amount of space you want to assign to the group for each volume. Enter zero to give unlimited disk space to the group. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 182 Section 4 - Configuration Step 9 - When editing the quota, make sure the size is not smaller than the user quota on his/her account. Click Yes to change the quota. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 183 Step 9 - The wizard is now complete and will display a summary of the group you edited. Click Previous to change your settings or Finish to end the wizard. Exit will cancel all changes you made. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 184: Deleting A Group

    Step 1 - Select the Group you want to delete and click Delete. Step 2 - A warning message will appear asking you to verify if you want to delete the Group. Click Yes to delete the Group or No to cancel your decision. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 185: Quotas

    Click Enable to activate Quota Settings. The status will now display ‘Started’ notifying you that the Quota Settings are enabled. To Modify a User’s Quota Settings, click the blue arrow next to User Quota Settings to reveal a table of users. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 186 Click Modify to change the user’s settings. The Quota Settings configuration box will display the user account you want to modify. Enter a new quota amount for each volume. Click Apply to confirm your settings. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 187 Section 4 - Configuration The modified quota settings will be displayed in the table. For Group Quota Settings, click the blue drop-down arrow next to Group Quota Settings to view the group quota table. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 188 Select the group you want to modify. Your selection will turn red. Click Modify. The Group Quota Settings screen will display the group you want to modify. Enter a new quota amount for each volume for the current group and click Apply. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 189 Section 4 - Configuration The modified quota settings will be displayed in the table. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 190: Network Shares

    At the bottom of the table, the user can navigate through pages and also refresh the window by click on the Refresh button. Click on the Reset Network Shares button to reset the network access list to the default configuration. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 191: Add/Modify Network Shares Wizard

    2) Configure shared folder access rights. 3) Configure network access settings. 4) View a summary of the configuration before completing. Click Next to continue. Step 2 - Select the Share Folder from one of the volumes. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 192 Step 4 - Select the appropriate access rights for the share. Options to select from are Read Only, Read/Write, and Deny Access. This procedure can also be used to block certain users from accessing certain folders. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 193 Click Next to continue. Step 6 - If you selected Specific user/Group in Step 3, then this step allows you to set the access rights for each Group configured ™ on the ShareCenter Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 194 No (off ) when using file-based database applications. When enabled “Map Archive”, the file attribute will ™ be copied as the file is being stored on the ShareCenter Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 195 • AFP is short for Apple Filing Protocol. • FTP is short for File Transfer Protocol • NFS is short for Network File System. • WebDAV is short for Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 196 • Root Squash - Disables writing to the Root owned directories and files on the system when the user has root access privileges. • Write - provide write permission to the file system. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 197 If you checked WebDAV as an access method, then this step will allow you to set the access parameters. Click Next to continue. Step 10 - Here a summary of the created shares will be displayed. Click Finish to save your settings. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 198: Deleting A Network Share

    Select the Network Share you wish to delete. Your selection will turn red. Click Delete to remove the share. A warning message will appear prompting you to verify if you wish to delete the Share. Click Yes to delete or No to Cancel. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 199 Section 4 - Configuration The deleted Share will be removed from the Network Share List. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 200: Resetting The Network Shares

    Section 4 - Configuration Resetting the Network Shares Click the Reset Network Shares button. A warning message will prompt you to confirm your selection. Click Yes to confirm or No to cancel. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 201: Iso Shares Setup Wizard

    . To add an ISO Mount, click on the New button. An easy to configure wizard will launch. Click Next to continue. Select the ISO file to mount. Check the box to the left of the .iso file to select it and click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 202 Click Next to continue. You can assign Read Only or Deny Access privileges to the ISO Mount share here. Click on the appropriate radio button for the privileges you would like to assign. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 203 • AFP is short for Apple Filing Protocol. • FTP is short for File Transfer Protocol • NFS is short for Network File System. • WebDAV is short for Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 204 A summary of the share will be displayed. Click on the Finish button to accept the change and complete the wizard. Through the D-Link Storage Utility, the ISO Mount Share can now be mapped to your computer as a normal network share. DNS-327L...
  • Page 205: Creating An Iso Image

    The following section will describe how to create an ISO image from your NAS, export the data out to your PC. Click Account Management > Network Shares > ISO Mount Share Settings. Click on the Create ISO Image button at the bottom. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 206: Iso Image Creation Wizard

    Section 4 - Configuration ISO image Creation Wizard ™ The ISO image wizard helps you create an ISO image on your ShareCenter Read the instructions for the ISO Image Creation Wizard and then click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 207: Iso Name And File Path Settings

    - DVD5 (4.7GB) - This creates an ISO file 4.7GB in size ready for burning onto a single-layer DVD at a later stage. - DVD9 (8.5GB) - This creates an ISO file 8.5GB in size ready for burning onto a double-layer DVD at a later stage. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter...
  • Page 208 Section 4 - Configuration Select the Image Path. Click the Browse button to select the destination folder on your NAS. Click the Volume to save it there or click New to create a new directory. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 209 Section 4 - Configuration Enter a name that resembles the ISO file you are writing. Click Next. A warning message appears asking you to confirm your decision. Click Yes to continue or click No to cancel. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 210: Iso Tree Editing

    ISO file will be saved. Click Next to continue. The wizard will create the ISO image. Click the Auto Mount checkbox if you want the ISO file to be mounted automatically. Click Finish to close the wizard. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 211: Verifying The Iso Image

    Section 4 - Configuration Verifying the ISO image ™ Open your Windows Explorer, click the Network icon, double-click your ShareCenter NAS. Double-click the volume you saved the ISO. Your ISO image should be there. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 212: Admin Password

    Password settings. 1. Enter a new Username 2. Type the original Password 3. Enter a New Password 4. Confirm the New Password Click Save Settings to accept the changes or Don’t Save Settings to cancel changes. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 213: Network Management

    Network Management controls and manages all issues referring to LAN settings. Even though your LAN settings were configured in the Setup Wizard, it can still be configured here. Go to Network Management and then LAN Setup. Click Setup. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 214 This step allows you to configure your LAN settings. Here you can choose between DHCP Client or Static IP. If you select Static IP, you will need to manually configure your own IP settings. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 215 Section 4 - Configuration A summary of what you just configured will be displayed. Click Finish to exit the wizard. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 216: Ipv6 Settings

    Section 4 - Configuration IPv6 Settings Go to Management > Network Management > LAN Setup > IPv6 Settings and click the Setup button. An IPv6 setup window will appear. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 217: Ipv6 Setup

    Auto - Requests information specifically from an IPv6-enabled router and automatically configure your settings. DHCP - Requests information from a DHCP server. Static - Enter your own IP configuration Off - Do not use IPv6 DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 218 64; no more, no less. Enter the Default Gateway, and DNS settings. Click Apply when complete. The IPv6 Settings table will now display the settings in table format. In order for the changes to take effect, you are prompted to re-login. Click OK and log in. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 219: Link Speed And Lltd Settings

    Settings button to save the new settings. LLTD: The device supports LLTD (Link Layer Topology Discovery) and is used by the Network Map application that is included in Windows Vista® and Windows® 7. Select to enable or disable LLTD. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 220: Ddns

    When the user clicks on the “Sign up for D-Link’s Free DDNS service at www.DLinkDDNS.com link, the user will be re-directed to the D-Link DDNS page. Here the user can create or modify a D-Link DDNS account to use in this configuration. DNS-327L...
  • Page 221: Port Forwarding

    Section 4 - Configuration Port Forwarding The DNS-327L supports UPnP port forwarding which configures port forwarding automatically on your UPnP-enabled router. Note: You will need a UPnP router on your network. Log in and click Network Management > Port Forwarding.
  • Page 222 A message will notify you that the wizard has found a UPnP router on the network. Note that you have to enable UPnP on your router. Click the blue arrow next to port forwarding to reveal the Port Forwarding options. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 223 Section 4 - Configuration Click Add. The Port Forwarding wizard will start. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 224 Internet via your UPnP-enabled router. Note: You can select more than one port. Click Previous to change the Port Forward Rule or Finish to configure the port forwarding on the UPnP router automatically. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 225: Application Management

    FTP server The Application Management section allows you to configure many services for your DNS-327L. The server and service settings include: FTP server, Add-ons, AFP, NFS, and multimedia services. Let’s begin by looking at configuration options for the FTP server.
  • Page 226: Block Ip List

    Click the blue arrow to open the configuration window. The window expands to include a Blocked IP list and a FTP Server Status report. Click the blue arrow to see the drop-down list. Click New to block a specific IP address. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 227 Select Permanent if you wish to block the IP address permanently or Temporary if you wish to set a time frame. If you selected permanent, click Apply and continue. If you selected Temporary, then select a time frame and click Apply to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 228 The Blocked IP list will display the IP addresses you blocked. Click the blue arrow next to FTP Server Status to reveal the FTP details. The FTP server is stopped by default. Click Start FTP Server to run the process. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 229 Section 4 - Configuration After you have clicked the Start button, the Status shows Started. Open your default browser or FTP application and log-in to your FTP server. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 230: Add-Ons

    Section 4 - Configuration Add-ons Add-ons add extra services to the DNS-327L. Here is a look at each Add-on service available. AjaXplorer: ™ Ajaxplorer provides an enhanced “explorer like” interface which can download and upload ShareCenter files over the internet. Ajaxplorer ™...
  • Page 231: Add-Ons

    Click on each of the buttons of the Add-On you wish to enable. Click on each of the buttons of the Add-On you wish to enable. This installs the Add-On packages. This installs the Add-On packages. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 232 Section 4 - Configuration The wizard installs the selected packages. When the installation is complete click Next. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 233 Section 4 - Configuration The next two windows shows the packages installed. You can also disable it from this location. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 234: Installing Add-Ons From The Web Ui

    Section 4 - Configuration Installing Add-ons from the Web UI Open your default browser and go to Management, Application Management, Add-Ons. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 235 Section 4 - Configuration The target program is available on the ShareCenter™ CD. Alternatively, you can download the program from D-Link’s support site and install it . Click Browse to locate the add on packages on your local hard drive. Once you have located the file, select it and click Open.
  • Page 236: Afp Service

    Network File System (NFS) service. To enable this multi-platform file system on your ShareCenter enable it here. Otherwise disable the option to prevent unnecessary CPU overhead. Click Application Management > NFS Service. Click the Enable radio button to turn NFS service on. Click Save Settings. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 237: Multimedia Services

    The Multimedia Share Settings creates a media library from the photos, videos, and audio files. Users can upload files to the designated “Media Share” folders on the DNS-327L and have the multimedia services collate, organize and publish the data in one library. Once these photos, videos, and music files are uploaded to the “Media Shares”...
  • Page 238 Section 4 - Configuration Go to Application Management, Multimedia Services. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 239 Section 4 - Configuration Click the Add button to connect Multimedia Shares to a Volume. Select the Volume or folder and click Apply. The wizard initializes the process and compiles the data. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 240 Section 4 - Configuration ShareCenter builds the library automatically When the system has finished building the media library, a success message will appear. Click Yes to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 241: Upnp Av Server

    Click Application Management, Multimedia Services, then UPnP AV Server. Click the Enable radio button to enable the UPnP AV server. Click Save Settings to configure the UPnP AV share. Click Refresh to build up media library DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 242: Itunes Server

    Server The DNS-327L features an iTunes Server. This server provides the ability to share music to computers on the local network running iTunes. If the server is enabled, the device will be automatically detected by the iTunes program and the music contained in the specified directory will be available to stream over the network.
  • Page 243: System Management

    Language The language packs help users customize the DNS-327L to their specific region. Download your language pack from the D-Link website or the CD and follow the instructions below. When you disable the language pack, the GUI will return to English.
  • Page 244: Time And Date

    Select your time zone from the drop-down menu. Click Save Settings. You can also select a NTP server from the drop-down menu to sync the time and date with an online server. Then click Save Settings. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 245: Device

    Enter your device name here. This name is what the device will appear as on the network. By default, the device name is dlink-xxxxxx, where xxxxxx is the last six digits of the MAC address. Description: Assign a device description to the device. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 246: System Settings

    Section 4 - Configuration System Settings System Settings provides features to control your DNS-327L. Users can restart the NAS, restore the system to it’s original state, set idle times, shutdown the system, configure settings, and configure system temperature settings. Restart: Click to reboot the DNS-327L.
  • Page 247: Power Management

    Set the amount of idle time before the drives go into Drives: hibernation. Power Click Enable or Disable. The Power Recovery Recovery feature will automatically restart your device from Settings: a previously unexpected shutdown due to a power failure. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 248 Power On/Off Click Enable to turn on this function. Scheduling: Enable or disable the power on/off days using the check box and configure the time for each day that the power on/off will occur. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 249: Notifications

    Select STARTTLS or SSL from the drop-down menu if it is Secure required by your SMTP server, or select NONE. Connection: Test E-Mail: Click the Test E-Mail button to send a test alert and confirm your settings are correct. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 250: Sms Settings

    Mobile Service Provider. Test SMS button: Click this button to send a test message to your mobile phone to verify the settings are correct and the API URL is functioning with your provider. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 251: Adding An Sms Service Provider

    URL. Enter your SMS Provider name here. Enter the HTTP API URL provided to you. Choose the appropriate type parameter in the drop-down menu for the parsed parameters of the URL on the left. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 252: Event Settings

    You can limit which events are sent as alerts to the Email or SMS settings by checking the events here. Event Settings: Select the information you want e-mailed to the above address or sent over SMS messages to the above mobile number. The items checked will be sent when necessary. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 253: Logs

    Clear Log: Click Clear Log to delete all the existing logs. Backup Log: Click Backup Log to save the existing logs to a text file on your computer. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 254: Firmware Upgrade

    Section 4 - Configuration Firmware Upgrade The Firmware Upgrade Page makes it simple to upload new firmware releases to the device. Please check for new firmware on the D-Link support website. If new firmware is available, download the file to your local computer.
  • Page 255: Usb Devices

    IP address(es) of the network UPS slaves to notify them in the event of a power failure. For more details, refer to the UPS Connectivity section. USB Storage Information Click the blue arrow to reveal the USB storage Information. It displays information on the manufacturer, product name, and size (capacity). Click the Unmount button to eject the USB device. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 256: Printer Information

    Section 4 - Configuration Printer Information Click the blue arrow to reveal Printer Information. It displays information on the manufacturer, product type, and connection details. Click Clear Print Queue(s) to remove all active print jobs. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 257: System Status

    System Info The System Status information screen provides information on the DNS-327L. System Info provides information on the LAN port, Device Information, and Volume information. Hard Drive Info displays information on all hard drives including the manufacture details, temperatures, size, and status.
  • Page 258 Section 4 - Configuration Click System Status > Resource Monitor, then click the blue arrow to reveal the resource details. It provides information on the CPU, memory, bandwidth, and processes in action. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 259: Home

    . Home is divided into one main subfolder called My Folder. Under My Folder resides four main apps, My Photos, My Files, My Music, and My Surveillance. Let’s take a closer look at all four apps independently. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter...
  • Page 260: My Photos

    - Photo Albums and Photo Gallery. On the right-hand side of My Photos there are 4 main icons. The icons turn blue when you roll your mouse over it. The first icon is “Upload from my computer” DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 261 Section 4 - Configuration The second icon is “Upload from NAS” The third icon is “Edit” The fourth and last icon is “Refresh” DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 262: Creating An Album

    Section 4 - Configuration Creating an Album Click Upload from my computer. A Create Album window pops up. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 263: Photo Album Wizard

    The Photo Album Wizard will assist you with uploading photos from your computer to the ShareCenter The first step is to create an Album. In the Album Name field, enter your desired name and then enter a description in the Description field. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 264 If you wish to add more than one photo repeat the process or hold the Shift/Control button on your keyboard and select the photos to add. Click the Open button to add them to the Album. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 265 Section 4 - Configuration The Photo Album Wizard is now populated with the photos you have selected. Click Next to upload the photos. ™ ShareCenter automatically updates the photos to the NAS. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 266 Section 4 - Configuration The Photo Album now features your Album. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 267: Editing Photos In An Album

    Click the Album. Click Edit. The screen changes. A Back button appears above Photo Gallery, to go back. A Select All checkbox appears below the Album’s name, to select all the photos to edit. The icon panel changes on the right-hand side of the screen. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter...
  • Page 268 Section 4 - Configuration Select a Photo to edit. A green check mark emphasis that it’s been selected. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 269 Select this icon if you wish to Share the current photo to Picasa. the Photo Album. Select this icon if you wish to Share the current photo to Select this icon if you wish to Share the current photo to Flickr. Facebook. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 270: Select A Photo As A Cover Image

    Section 4 - Configuration Select a Photo as a Cover image Click the Set Cover icon. You are asked to verify your instruction. Click Yes to continue, No to exit. The NAS configures the changes. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 271 Section 4 - Configuration The configuration is updated and saved. Click Yes, to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 272: Select A Photo To Move

    Section 4 - Configuration Select a Photo to Move Click My Photos, Photo Albums, the Photo Album you wish to select the Photo from. Select the Photo and click Move. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 273 Section 4 - Configuration The Select Album window opens. Select the Album you wish to transfer the Photo to. Click the checkbox. The Photo disappears from the Album. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 274: Delete A Photo

    Section 4 - Configuration Delete a Photo Click My Photos, Photo Albums, the Photo Album you wish to select the Photo from. Select the Photo and click Delete. The System automatically deletes the file without verification. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 275: Share A Photo To Picasa

    Click My Photos, Photo Albums, the Photo Album you wish to select the Photo from. Select the Photo you wish to share on Picasa. A green check-mark highlights your selection and click Share to Picasa. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 276 Picasa feature if you do not have a Google account. Enter your Email Address, Password and Sign In to proceed. Google requests you to grant access to Picasa Web Albums. Click Grant Access to proceed. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 277 Share button. When you click the Share button your files are uploaded to your Picasa Web Albums and another window will pop-up to confirm its success. Note: You will have to enable Photos (Picasa Web Albums) with your Google account. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 278: Share A Photo To Facebook

    Select the Photo you wish to share on Facebook. A green check-mark highlights your selection and click Share to Facebook. A pop-up window appears directing you to log-in to Facebook. Enter your details and log-in. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 279 Section 4 - Configuration ™ Facebook requests you to access and get their D-Link ShareCenter App. Click Go to App to proceed. ™ The D-Link ShareCenter App also requests permission to post images on your behalf. Click Allow to continue.
  • Page 280 Share. Alternatively, enter the new album name and click the Share button. When you click the Share button your files are uploaded to your Facebook account and another window will pop-up to confirm its success. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 281: Share A Photo To Flickr

    Select the Photo you wish to share on Flickr. A green check-mark highlights your selection and click Share to Flickr. A pop-up window appears directing you to log-in to Yahoo Flickr. Enter your details and log-in. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 282 Section 4 - Configuration A pop-up window appears directing you to log-in to Yahoo Flickr. Enter your details and click Sign-in. Create a name for your Album on Flickr. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 283 Section 4 - Configuration ™ The D-Link ShareCenter asks to link to the Flickr account. Click OK, I’LL AUTHORIZE IT, to proceed. Use your DNS-327L to access and upload files to Flickr. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 284: Deleting An Album

    Section 4 - Configuration Deleting an Album Click the Edit button. Click Delete to delete an Album. If you do not select an album, you are prompted to select an item. Click Yes to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 285 Select an album, a green checkmark will indicate the selection, click the Delete icon. A warning message will ask you to verify your choice. Click Yes, to continue or No to exit. The Album is now deleted from the Photo Albums menu. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 286: Refreshing The Album Database

    Click My Photos, Photo Albums, and click the Refresh icon to refresh the entire database. Before the screen is refreshed, you are prompted to verify your decision to refresh the database. Click Yes, to continue, No to exit. The DNS-327L refreshes the system and is ready. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 287: Managing Photos

    Section 4 - Configuration Managing Photos My Photos contains all your photos on the DNS-327L. Click My Photos from the Home panel to manage all photos. Management Panel: Upload from my computer, Upload from NAS, Edit, Slideshow, Cooliris. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter...
  • Page 288: Slideshow Toolbar

    EXIF: View detailed information about the image (File Name, Size, Image Date, Resolution, Camera, Camera Model, ISO, Exposure Time, & Aperture). Rotation button: This rotates the image at 90 degree angles. Gallery Navigation: This provides a pop-up display of all the images in the gallery. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 289 Section 4 - Configuration Click a photo to go in full screen mode. This is similar to clicking the fourth icon in the icon list, to the right, the Slideshow icon. The screen opens in a new tab. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 290 Section 4 - Configuration This feature plays the Slideshow. This feature adjusts the speed of the Slideshow. This feature beams your Slideshow to a Local Device or to a TV via AirPlay enabled Apple Device. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 291 Section 4 - Configuration This feature provides GPS information of the Slideshow. This feature transfers the Slideshow to Cooliris mode. This feature EXIF information of your Slideshow. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 292 Section 4 - Configuration This feature rotates the image of the Slideshow. This feature pops up the browser window of the Slideshow. This feature EXIF information of your Slideshow. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 293 Section 4 - Configuration Click the Cooliris icon. This opens Cooliris in a new tab. Click the arrows on each side of the Cooliris window to scroll between images. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 294 Section 4 - Configuration Click here to activate Facebook in Cooliris. Click here to activate Twitter in Cooliris. Click here to slide between photos. Click here to activate Full Screen mode. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 295 Click on each photo to view separately. The photo is enlarged. On the right-hand side of each image are the social network links. screen mode. Click here to connect to Facebook or click here to connect to Twitter. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 296 Section 4 - Configuration Click the Facebook link to connect your images to your Facebook Click the Twitter link to connect your images to your Twitter account. account. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 297: Beam A Slideshow To Your Tv

    Click Apple Device, the ShareCenter will connect to a shared Apple Device on the Network, a message will pop-up after connecting successfully. Press Yes to continue. Now you can enjoy your slideshow on your TV via the Apple Device and your DNS-327L DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 298: Photo Gallery

    Click Photo Gallery to view the images in your gallery. Near the top right-hand corner there are three main icons. Click here to view All Photos. Click here to view By Calendar. Click here to Refresh the page. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 299 Section 4 - Configuration Click the All Photos icon to view all your photos in your Photo Gallery. Click the By Calendar icon to view your Photo Gallery by date. Click the Refresh icon to refresh the database. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 300: My Files

    NAS. Click My Files. The My Files window provides a list of all the Volumes created on the NAS. Click on any Volume you created to see a directory listing of the files. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 301: My Files - Icons

    Click the icons near the right-hand side of the panel to access the My Files features. Click this button to Upload files to the NAS. Files features. Click this button to Return to the previous screen. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 302: Upload

    To upload more files to the volume you have selected, click the Upload button. Click the Browse button to find files on your computer to upload to the NAS. Locate the path of the file you want to upload and click Open. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter...
  • Page 303 Section 4 - Configuration Click Upload to start the uploading process. Then click Exit to close the upload window. The file updates to the NAS and is displayed on the directory table. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 304: Download

    To download files from the NAS to your computer, select the file you want to download (lighlighted in red) and click the Download button. Depending on your browser download settings, the browser automatically downloads the file to your saved location. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter...
  • Page 305 Section 4 - Configuration Alternatively, click the Save File button and OK to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 306: Copy

    Go to Applications, My Files. Browse any of the folders on the left pane, right click any of the files in the right pane. Select Copy (it turns blue). Under Copy, select a Destination Path or create a new Path. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 307 Section 4 - Configuration Enter a name for the new Folder. Click OK. Select the newly created folder and click Apply. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 308 Section 4 - Configuration To verify that the file did copy to the destination, browse to the folder in question. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 309: Move

    Go to Applications, My Files. Browse any of the folders on the left pane, right click any of the files in the right pane. Select Move (it turns blue) Under Move, select a Destination Path or create a new Path. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 310 Section 4 - Configuration Selct a folder from one of the Volumes and click Apply. Browse to where you moved the file. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 311: Delete

    Go to Applications, My Files. Browse any of the folders on the left pane, right click any of the files in the right pane. Select Delete (it turns blue) A verification message appears asking for you to verify your selection. Click OK to confirm. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 312 Section 4 - Configuration The file no longer exists in the folder. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 313: Rename

    Go to Applications, My Files. Browse any of the folders on the left pane, right click any of the files in the right pane. Select Rename (it turns blue) The Rename window displays the original name. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 314 Section 4 - Configuration Enter a new name for the file. Click Apply. The Renamed file is now accessable from its original location. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 315: Properties

    Under Privileges, you are allowed to change the ownership settings. The Owner, User Group, and Other users have Read, Write, and Executionable settings. Click Apply once you have made the changes for it to take effect. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 316: Create A Zip File From The Selected Folder

    Go to Applications, My Files. Browse any of the folders on the left pane, right click any of the files in the right pane. Select Create (file name) .zip (it turns blue) The Wizard creates a zipped file in the same folder. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 317: Add To Zip

    Add to zip allows you to add to an existing zipped file. So, take an existing zip (look at the file size). In our example, “bold.zip” (the original file size) is 3.01MB Right click the file you want to “Add to zip” DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 318 Under Add to Zip, select the zipped file you want to have the file added to. Click the checkbox and click Apply. The Wizard adds the new file to the zipped file. In the example, you can see the new file size. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 319: Unzipping A Zipped File

    Go to Applications, My Files. Browse any of the folders on the left pane, right click any zipped files in the right pane. Select Unzip (it turns blue) The Wizard unzips the zipped file. A new folder is created from the unzipped file. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 320: Unzipping A Tar File

    To unzip a tar file on the NAS, select the file you want to untar (lighlighted in red) and right-click. From the drop-down list click Untar. An unzipped TAR file works when your workstation is Linux-based. The unzipping process works similar to unzipping a normal file. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 321: Opening A File

    To open a file on the NAS, select the file you want to open (lighlighted in red) and right-click. From the drop-down list click Open. Select the file you want to open, right-click it. The file opens in a new browser window. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 322: Previewing A File

    (lighlighted in red) and right-click. From the drop-down list click Preview. Select the file you want to Preview, right-click it. The file opens in a new Gallery-like window. Use the left/right slider to view the image or resize the image from the corner points. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 323: Share To Facebook

    Share to Facebook. Select the file you want to Share to Facebook, right-click it. The browser opens a new Window and redirects you to Login with your Facebook account to automatically upload files to Facebook. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 324: Share To Picasa

    To Share an image file on the NAS to Picasa, select the file you want to share (lighlighted in red) and right-click. From the drop-down list click Share to Picasa. Select the file you want to Share toPicasa, right-click it. The browser opens a new Window and redirects you to Login with your Google account to automatically upload files to Picasa. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 325: Share To Flickr

    To Share an image file on the NAS to Flickr, select the file you want to share (lighlighted in red) and right-click. From the drop-down list click Share to Flickr. Select the file you want to Share to Flickr, right-click it. The browser opens a new Window and redirects you to Login with your Yahoo account to automatically upload files to Flickr. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 326: My Music

    Section 4 - Configuration My Music My Music allows users to add music to the DNS-327L. Using this application, users can view, edit and play music straight from the NAS. Access music files on the network. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 327 Section 4 - Configuration Click My Music to view the My Music features DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 328: My Music - The Interface

    My Music - The Interface Click here to playback music to a Local Device or to an AirPlay enabled Click here to Refresh the screen. Apple Device. The Music Player plays tracks directly off the DNS-327L DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 329: My Music - The Categories

    Click All Tracks to view all the audio tracks on the DNS327L. Click Albums to view all the albums on the DNS327L. Click Artists to view the playlist by artist on the DNS327L. Click Genres to view the playlist by genre on the DNS327L. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 330: My Music - The Categories

    Section 4 - Configuration My Music - The Categories Click Playlists to view all playlists and create new playlists on the DNS327L. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 331: My Music - Music On Your Dns-327L

    My Music - Music on your DNS-327L Access your DNS-327L from your network. Click the NAS Volume directly. Copy music directly from your local drive to the MultiMedia Shared Folder of the DNS-327L. Make sure the files are only MP3 format. The NAS does not accept .flac...
  • Page 332 View your All Tracks window and click the Refresh button. The Playlist is populated with the same tracks you copied and pasted to before. Click Albums to view it in album view. Click Artists to view all the artists in your playlist. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 333: My Music - Playback Music On An Apple Device

    Click the Apple Device, the ShareCenter will connect to the Apple Device on the Network. A message will pop-up after connecting successfully. Press Yes to continue. Now you can enjoy your music on your Apple Device. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 334: My Music - The Player

    A Stop button A rewind button A Play/Pause button A Fast Forward button A Replay button A Shuffle button A Volume control You can also view the Genre, duration of the song, size of the file. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 335: My Music - Create A Playlist

    The new playlist is created under the Playlists window. The Create a New Playlist menu appears. Enter a name under Playlist Name and click the songs you wish to add to the playlist. Click Apply to add them to the list. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 336 Click on the Playlist to view its contents. Click the Back icon to return Once you are in Edit mode, click the track you want to delete and click to the Playlist menu or click the Edit icon to add delete songs from the Delete icon. the playlist. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 337: My Surveillance

    My Surveillance The My Surveillance app works with D-Link Cloud cameras. It manages your IP cameras from the NAS and allows all streaming data to be saved to the NAS. My Surveillance can connect up to 4 cameras. Click the My Surveillance icon under the My Folder window in the Home tab. By default, My Surveillance is disabled.
  • Page 338 Click the plug-in advisory to continue. Note: My Surveillance supports the following web browsers: Internet Explorer 8+ Mozilla Firefox 4+ Apple Safari 4+ (Windows) Google Chrome 13+. Click Save File to accept the SurveillanceCenterRealInstall.msi file. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 339 Section 4 - Configuration Once the file is downloaded, double-click or right-click, select Open and install the program. The Surveillance Center Real Install setup wizard begins. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 340 Section 4 - Configuration Select an Installation Folder location. Click Next to continue. Confirm the Installation is complete. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 341 IP address, model number and bit rate speed Click Close to continue. To view the Surveillance utility in a browser, open Internet Explorer. When you log in, you can view the My Surveillance icon under the Home, My Folder screen. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 342 Logging into My Surveillance for the first time using Internet Explorer, requires an add-on. The add-on pops up at the top of the browser. Click the pop up and click Install This Add-on for All Users on This Computer. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 343 Section 4 - Configuration The Global Digital, D-Link Corporation add-on warning message pops up. Click Yes to confirm the installation. Once confirmed, Internet Explorer displays the live camera feed. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 344 Auto Install Camera instructions to configure cameras for later use. If you wish to disable autoinstall click the Disable Autoinstall button. Click Exit to continue. Please Note: The Auto Install Camera function will not work if you modify the password on the IP cameras. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 345 Click Yes to continue. The browser now displays the Live View. However, if you do not have any cameras connected, the view finder will have no video stream to show. Close the browser tab to exit. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 346: My Surveillance

    Click on this link to get a Live View of your camera(s) Click on this link to enter Setup mode Click on this link to access Playback. Click on this link to check the Status of the My Surveillance Application. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 347: My Surveillance - Live View

    Section 4 - Configuration My Surveillance - Live View Note: See descriptions later in this Manual. Live Video DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 348: My Surveillance - Live View

    Patrol Mode for PTZ Cameras S t o p / S t a r t L i v e Manual Recording Digital Zoom Camera details Camera View & General Settings Note: See descriptions later in this Manual. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 349: My Surveillance - Live View

    Section 4 - Configuration My Surveillance - Live View COMPONENT DESCRIPTION View the live video of cameras connected to he DNS-327L via the network Live Video To Stop or Start Camera Live View Stop/Start Click the “Manual Recoding” to Stop or Start camera Manual Recording Manual Recording &...
  • Page 350: My Surveillance - Live Camera Panel Explained Ii

    Use the E-map button to toggle between the live camera view and the E-map display. The snapshot button can be used to take a snapshot of the current frame on the selected camera. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 351: My Surveillance - Single Camera Live Video Mode

    My Surveillance - Single Camera Live Video Mode this button to enter Single Camera Mode. The viewing angle expands to cover all other camera real estate. Click Click this button to return to Split Camera Mode. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 352: My Surveillance - Full Screen Live Video Mode

    Full Screen Camera Mode. The viewing angle expands to cover the entire screen. Click this Click to return to Split Camera Mode. This can be done in Split Level Mode and Single Camera Mode. button DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 353: My Surveillance - Digital Zoom Video Mode

    You can also click directly on the part of the main image you want to focus on. Use the mouse wheel to control the level of zoom. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter...
  • Page 354: My Surveillance - E-Map View

    Note: you must have installed e-map JPEG files in order to use this feature. Click the E-map Upload button to upload images into the database. When you click this button you are directed to the E-map Upload window. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 355: My Surveillance - Snapshot View

    You can copy this image to the clipboard by clicking the Copy to Clipboard button or you can save the image to disk by clicking the Save Image button. Click the Close button to exit this mode. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 356: My Surveillance - Motion Detection Camera Mode

    If the camera is configured to record when motion is detected, the camera icon on the E-map will change to red when an alarm is sounded or motion is detected, as shown below. When motion is detected or an alarm is triggered, click on the red camera icon on the e-map to play the recorded event. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 357: My Surveillance - Configuring Patrol Settings

    Section 4 - Configuration My Surveillance - Configuring Patrol Settings Patrol Settings are dependable upon the camera you are using. The Surveillance Center works with the following D-Link PTZ cameras: • DCS-5230/5230L, and DCS-5222L/5211L (Patrol Once). Click the Patrol icon to configure the Patrol settings.
  • Page 358: My Surveillance - Configuring Patrol Preset Points

    Preset Point. This brings up the PTZ Preset Point box. Enter a Preset Name and click OK. To edit the Presets click the Preset Point icon and select whichever preset you wish to delete. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 359: My Surveillance - Viewing Preset Points

    Section 4 - Configuration My Surveillance - Viewing Preset Points Click the Go to Preset Point icon. This icon directs the camera to the designated points. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 360: My Surveillance - Live Video/Playback Settings

    This allows you to select where to save the snapshots taken using the snapshot button on the live video screen and the format they are stored in. Click OK when you are done to ensure settings are saved. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 361: My Surveillance - Osd Settings

    If you have made changes and want to revert back to the default settings, click the Default button at the bottom. Click OK when you are done to save your settings. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 362: My Surveillance - Playback

    Section 4 - Configuration My Surveillance - Playback Open Record Camera View Mode Settings/Snapshot/Sync Playback Mute and Volume Slider Recorded Video Playback Digital Zoom Playback Controls Camera details Note: See descriptions later in this Manual. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 363: My Surveillance - Playback

    The bottom lets you view cameras with the actual size Actual Size View a live video stream of any camera in full scream mode and press Escape to return to the user interface. Full Screen Open the recorded video information Open Record DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 364: My Surveillance - Playback

    The playback controls are used to play, stop, pause or skip through video recordings. You can also adjust the playback speed and zoom levels. This area displays the time and date of the recording, the playback speed and the current state of playback. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 365: My Surveillance - Recording Information

    Click the Play button at the bottom of the window to play the selected recording on the main playback screen. Note: You can backup or play up to 4 selected recordings at the same time. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 366: My Surveillance - Setup

    Section 4 - Configuration My Surveillance - Setup Camera Setup Audio & Video Setup Recording Setup Event Setup E-map Upload Backup Server Port Setup Note: See descriptions later in this Manual. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 367: My Surveillance - Setup - Camera Setup

    Once you click Setup, Camera Setup is the first screen to configure. On the left side are the sub-menus while on the right are the configurable options. Camera Setup is divided into four sections. Wizard, Camera List, Camera Search, and Auto Install. Let’s take a look at Wizard first. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter...
  • Page 368 DHCP on your router to detect your camera. You may attempt to skip this preocess using the Skip button. However, once you do this, you will be unable to detect your camera. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 369 The next screen appears blank if the camera wizard was unable to find your camera. If you have setup your camera properly, the camera wizard should have detected your camera. The camera then appears in the Search box. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 370 Camera Wizard will not be able to detect your IP Camera. However, if you have, the Device Information window is automatically populated with your device information. Click the Test Camera button to view streaming video from the connected camera. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 371 Select the Quota disk size based on your available disk space. Check Keep the File within the specified duration. Click the Estimate Required Space button to see how much space you have available. Click Finish to complete the Wizard. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 372 Enter the username and password for the camera if there is one. Select the desired Video Format (dependent on your camera). Finally, confirm if the Vendor and Model are correct for your chosen camera. Click Modify to confirm the changes. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 373 Click Yes to exit. You can also delete the camera from the list. Select a camera from the camera list, click the Trash Button. A message pops up. Click Yes to remove the camera from the list. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 374 Section 4 - Configuration A message pops up to confirm the changes. Click Yes to exit. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 375: My Surveillance -Search And Add Camera

    Section 4 - Configuration My Surveillance -Search and Add Camera Click the Search Button to search all available cameras on the LAN Select one camera and click Add To to add the camera to the list (Camera2) DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 376 Section 4 - Configuration Click the Test Camera button to view streaming video from the connected camera. Click Modify to add the camera to the Camera list then Click Save Settings to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 377 Section 4 - Configuration A message pops up to confirm the changes. Click Yes to exit. Under Auto Install, click Enable Auto Install to detect other IP Cameras next time you access the Live Video Page. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 378: My Surveillance -Setup - Audio And Video

    Audio and Video configures all your audio and video settings on each camera. Let’s take a look at a single camera configuration. Click Audio and Video. Here you can view all camera audio and video settings. Click on the device to see the configuration options. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 379 Bitrate: This is the number of kilobits per second the video recording will contain. A higher bitrate means a larger output file. Audio Settings: Click the checkbox to enable Audio. Click Save Settings to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 380: My Surveillance - Setup - Recording Setup

    Section 4 - Configuration My Surveillance - Setup - Recording Setup The Recording Setup configuration tool displays options for each camera. The settings including Quota Setting, Event Record and Recording mode. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 381 Section 4 - Configuration Double-click the camera to expand the configuration options. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 382 Record Mode recording • Event Record will wait for event on the camera to be triggered before it begins recording Manual Record - requires you to manually click a record button to begin recording. Record Mode DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 383 Section 4 - Configuration Motion Detection and Copy Here is an example of a camera’s motion detection configuration page DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 384 Section 4 - Configuration Click the Copy button, you can copy the camera Recording Setup to similar cameras. Click Save to continue. Click Yes to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 385 Click the blue to set normal recording mode Drag your mouse over the time frame you want to set the recording. The selected frames turn to blue to indicate the recording duration. Click Save Settings to finish DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 386 To record by Motion Detection, click the red box. Drag the mouse over the time frame you want to set the recording. The selected frames turn to red to indicate the recording duration. Click Save Settings to finish DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 387 To delete recorded frames, click the light blue Delete box Drag the mouse over the time frame you want to delete. The selected frames turn to red to indicate the recording duration. Click Save Settings to finish DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 388 Section 4 - Configuration Click Select All to fill in all time Frames with selected Record mode. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 389: My Surveillance -Setup - Event Setup

    My Surveillance -Setup - Event Setup The Event Setup configuration tool displays options for each camera. The basic settings relate to how you want the notifications sent. The advanced notification settings help you to configure Email and SMS notifications. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 390 Notifies you when your history (archive) material has reached or exceeded the disk space allocated to it Archived Limit Reached These settings are activated by using the Email, SMS, or Web Page notification settings. Click Save Settings to finish DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 391 Click the Enable SMS Notifications. Follow the instructions provided onscreen Click Save Settings when done and click Exit. Note: Make sure your Carrier provides you with the correct information otherwise this feature will not work properly DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 392: My Surveillance - Setup - E-Map Upload

    The E-map Upload configuration panel allows you to import a schematic illustration of the area/office space you want to monitor using your IP cameras. The E-map, in JPEG, BMP, GIF and PNG format is uploaded to the DNS-327L and configured to work with the camera installed.
  • Page 393 Section 4 - Configuration Click the Browse button to find the E-map you want to use. Select the E-map and click Upload DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 394 Click and drag a camera from the camera list on the left of the image. When you have placed the camera in the correct location, double-click the icon to change the orientation of the camera. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 395 Section 4 - Configuration Click Save Settings The file is ready to use. Click Yes to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 396: My Surveillance - Setup - Backup

    Section 4 - Configuration My Surveillance - Setup - Backup ™ The Backup Setup page allows you to configure the ShareCenter NAS to backup and restore the IP Camera recordings. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 397 Destination path. If you do not have a folder, click the + sign to create a new folder. Type a new folder name then click OK to continue. Select the path, on the NAS, where you want the backup to reside. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 398 Section 4 - Configuration You should have the Folder name and the Destination configured. Configure a Start Date/Time and a Stop Date/Time. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 399 Click Save Settings to finish. The archive table at the bottom populates as you collect data. A message pops up to confirm the configuration. Click Yes to continue and the DNS-327L starts to backup the IP camera recordings. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter...
  • Page 400 From here you can check which archives to include in the playback list on the playback screen by adding or removing a check from the Playback List column. If you want to delete the archive, click the trash can icon for the folder you want to delete. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 401: My Surveillance - Setup - Server Port

    This page allows you to modify the ports that the Live Video Server, Playback Server and Config Server operate on. You may wish to do this if you have port restrictions on your local network. To change the port numbers, use the provided fields and click Save Settings. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter...
  • Page 402: My Surveillance - Status

    Section 4 - Configuration My Surveillance - Status Camera Status DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 403: My Surveillance - Status

    Log shows a history of all significant events of the Surveillance Center software. You can filter the events shown in the log by checking the checkbox for Type, Camera or Date. You also have the option to backup the log to a text file and clear the log. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter...
  • Page 404 Section 4 - Configuration To backup your files, click the Backup Log button. Select the Save As folder location and click Save. The Log is successfully saved. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 405 Section 4 - Configuration To clear your files, click the Clear Log button. You are prompted to verify if you want to clear the log. Click Yes, to continue. Now you can see that your previous log disappears. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 406: My Favorites Application

    My Favorites Application The My Favorites Application section allows users to add applications to the Home section so users can easily access these applications. Follow these easy steps to setup Favorite Applications on the Home screen. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 407: Adding Applications

    Click the Add/Remove button to add Applications. Click the checkbox under each application you wish to add to the Home screen. Click Apply to continue. The shortcut is now created on the Home screen. Click the shortcut to access the application. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 408: Applications

    Click on Test to verify access to the site address and file/folder. If you selected File from the above drop- down list, you must specify the exact file in the URL path, including the file extension. (e.g. http://example.com/test/ testfile.txt). DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 409 In addition, there is an option to delete a download event at any time. Current download statistics, such as % completed and download speed, are displayed for each event. A refresh button is also provided to produce updated listings at any time. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 410: Remote Backups

    Backup list. You must select the remote backup job first and then click the Modify button. Delete: To remove a Remote Backup job select the job in the list and then click the Delete button. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 411: Create Wizard

    NAS or Linux file system. Remote To Local: sets the backup source as the remote NAS or Linux file system and the target destination for the backup files as the local NAS. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 412 The subsequent backups in the incremental series contain new files and folders plus the links to the first incremental backup. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 413 Once - Select this option to run the Remote Backup once at a specific date and time set here. Scheduled: Select this option to set the backup to occur daily, weekly, monthly per a specific schedule. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 414 Navigation buttons: Use these buttons to move up and down in the list when there are multiple jobs configured. Refresh Button: Click this button during a backup or recovery process to monitor the progress by updating the progress completed bar. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 415: Local Backups

    Checking Incremental Backup will have ™ the ShareCenter compare identical file names at the source and destination. Files will only be overwritten if the source file is more recent. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 416: Time Machine

    Adds a NAS folder as a Time Machine destination. Delete: Deletes a NAS folder setup as a Time Machine destination. Remove all Delete all the NAS folders in the list configured as Network Time Machine Destinations. Shares: DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 417: Time Machine - On The Mac

    Enable/Disable click the Enable Time Machine checkbox. Click the blue arrow next to Time Machine Settings to see the configuration options. Click New under Time Machine Settings to access the Setup Wizard for Time Machine. Click Next to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 418 Section 4 - Configuration Select the Volume you want to use for Time Machine and click Next A summary displays your backup options. Click Finish. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 419 Section 4 - Configuration The wizard returns to the Time Machine table. It displays the Volumes you just selected for the backup process. The Volumes are also viewable in the Finder. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 420 Section 4 - Configuration You can also browse the Volume in Finder. Go to System Preferences, click Time Machine. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 421 Section 4 - Configuration In Time Machine, click Select Backup Disk. View the DNS-327L Volumes. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 422 Section 4 - Configuration Select the Volume you want to use for the backup and click Use Disk. Log in to the server. Enter a Name and a Password and click Connect. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 423 The Time Machine backup process is now complete. View your settings once you have set your disk. To deactivate Time Machine, move the slider to OFF. This, however, doesn’t delete the Volumes from the DNS-327L settings. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 424: Time Machine - Delete A Volume

    To delete a Volume under Time Machine Settings, select the Volume you want to delete - it turns red. Click the Delete button. A warning message prompts you to verify if you want to delete the Volume. Click Yes. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 425 Section 4 - Configuration The Volume is no longer visible in Finder. To Remove all network shares, click the Remove All Network Shares button. A warning message appears asking you to confirm your selection. Click Yes to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 426 Section 4 - Configuration The Time Machine wizard shows an empty Time Machine Settings window. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 427: Usb Backups

    This section allows the user to configure the ShareCenter so that it becomes a backup destination for a USB device that is connected to your DNS-327L. MTP Backups (Media Transfer Protocol) basically backup digital media content from a MTP compatible USB device such as digital cameras, MP3 ™...
  • Page 428: Mtp Backups

    Select Copy to create a new folder in the destination folder. Select Synchronize to overwrite all the files in the existing USB folder named USBDisk1_1. Status: Displays the current USB backup status. Click on the Save Settings button to save the USB Backups settings. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 429: Mtp Backup Process

    MTP Backup Process 1. Connect a MTP USB device to the USB port on the back panel of the device. The DNS-327L will enter backup mode if MTP Backups has been enabled in the MTP backup settings. 2. Press the USB button to start the backup process. The white USB LED flashes briefly to display that the backup is in the process.
  • Page 430 3. Go to System Management, USB Devices. Under USB Storage Information, you will see detailed information on the device you plugged into the DNS-327L. You can connect an Android device but enable USB debugging. 4. When the backup is complete, the flashing white LED will become solid white.
  • Page 431: Usb Backup Process

    ShareCenter™ will copy or sync all the files from the source folder to the destination folder. Please Note: No warning message will appear to indicate that all data on the destination folder will be deleted automatically. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 432 To unmount the USB storage device, you can click and hold the USB button at the front of the DNS-327L for over 5 seconds or you can go to the USB devices menu of the System Management icon in the Management Tab of the Web GUI of the device.
  • Page 433: P2P Downloads

    Here the user can choose to enable or disable the encryption. Bandwidth You can manually configure the maximum download Control: rate and maximum upload rate. Enter the value -1 to set the respective field to unlimited. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 434: Downloads

    The Refresh button allows the user to refresh a selected download. This will remove not the P2P task list so it displays the most updated only the torrent file, but also the partially statistics. downloaded files too. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 435: Amazon S3

    With Amazon S3 support, it is possible to upload the data from your DNS-327L to Amazon S3 or download the data from Amazon S3 to your DNS-327L.
  • Page 436: Creating An Aws Account

    Open your web browser and type the following link for the Amazon Web Services: http://www.aws.amazon.com/s3. Then, click on the link at the top named “Sign Up Now”. Follow the instructions to create your AWS account. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 437 1. Access Key ID 2. Secret Access Key Save these keys in a secure location as your ShareCenter will need them to create the backup and recovery jobs to and from the Amazon S3 Cloud Storage. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 438 You will need the following configuration data to create a backup/restore job: Step 1: Job Name Settings Enter a 16 character name to identify the name of the backup or the restore job. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 439 Region: Select your Region from the drop-down menu. Step 3: Server Type Type: Select Upload or Download from the drop-down menu. Backup Type: Use the drop-down menu and select Overwrite Existing Files, Full Backup or Incremental Backup. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 440 Select the Schedule Mode for the job to be executed. You may select Manual (now or later from the job list), Once (at a predetermined time and day), or Scheduled (a predetermined time on a daily basis). DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 441 This field of the jobs controls whether the job will execute or not. If the button shows a green triangle, clicking it enables the job to function. If the button shows the red square, clicking it disables the job from executing. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter...
  • Page 442: Mydlink

    The mydlink service offers a cloud service to DNS-327L users. Connect to the mydlink service from any location and using any operating system. If you are not connecting to the service directly from the DNS-327L, open your browser and type in www.mydlink.com. Sign into your account on the home page.
  • Page 443: Mydlink Verification

    Section 4 - Configuration mydlink Verification Check your e-mail box and click the weblink to activate mydlink account. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 444 Section 4 - Configuration mydink is verified DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 445: Mydlink Java Runtime Machine

    Section 4 - Configuration mydlink Java Runtime Machine Once you log into your account, you will need the Java Runtime machine. The screen provides directions in order for you to download it. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 446 Section 4 - Configuration The Java Runtime machine takes a few steps. Follow the instructions: DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 447 Section 4 - Configuration After the Java Runtime machine is installed, run the mydlink application and enter the password. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 448 Section 4 - Configuration Once you are connected you can view your existing storage on the cloud and the DNS-327L. You can also upload, download files using your browser, create new folders, rename folders and delete folders. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter...
  • Page 449 Section 4 - Configuration Click Volume 1 to see its contents. Here you can create a New Folder, Upload and Download files, Delete and Rename files. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 450: Creating A New Folder

    To rename a file or folder, click the checkbox next to the file/folder you wish to rename. Click the Rename button. A confirmation window will appear for you to rename the file. Enter a new name and click Rename. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 451: Mydlink Settings Details

    Under General Information you can view the properties of your NAS. On display is the Device Name, mydlink Number, Model Name, MAC address (which is associated with your account and NAS), and Activation time and date. Also viewable is the router you are using and file settings. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter...
  • Page 452: Sharecenter™ Nas Status

    • Check to make sure that the LED on your ShareCenter NAS is lit solid blue. ™ ™ If you still cannot access your ShareCenter NAS, reset your ShareCenter NAS and run the DNS-327L Setup Wizard again from the CD-ROM included in your package. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 453: Deleting A Mydlink Device

    Select the device you wish to delete. A warning message appears for you to verify your deletion. Enter your admin password to delete the device. Click Delete Device to proceed. An acknowledgement message appears to confirm the deletion. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 454: Deleting A Mydlink Account

    Under Profile Information, click the Delete account link at the bottom. A warning message appears to ask you if you want to delete the account. Select No, keep it to do nothing or click Yes, delete it to delete the account. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 455 In order to delete the mydlink account you need to enter your password details. Enter your details and then click Confirm Delete. Click Cancel to revert back and keep your account in tact. The Account is deleted. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 456: The Mydlink Access Nas App

    The mydlink Access NAS App Access your files anytime, anywhere with your ShareCenter Cloud NAS and the mydlink Access-NAS app. Stream your stored photos, documents, music, and movies directly to your iOS and Android devices over 3G or Wi-Fi. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 457: The Mydlink Access Nas App - Features

    • Supports “Open in” option to open your files with different apps • Supports AirPlay for playback of your media on other devices • Supports AirPrint to print out your documents • Monitor disk usage and status DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 458: The Mydlink Access Nas App - Compatibility

    • DNS-320L ShareCenter 2-Bay Cloud Network Storage Enclosure • DNS-320LW ShareCenter 2-Bay Cloud Network Storage Enclosure • DNS-327L ShareCenter 2-Bay Cloud Network Storage Enclosure • More coming soon! Note: If you are using a DNS-325 or DNS-345, please use the mydlink Cloud app.
  • Page 459 : / / i t u n e s . a p p l e . c o m / u s / a p p / m y d l i n k - a c c e s s - n a s / id531078699?l=zh&mt=8 Android (Google Play) https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dlink.nas&hl=en DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 460: Knowledge Base

    RAID, short for Redundant Array of Independent Disks, is a combination of two or more disks with the aim of providing fault tolerance and performance improvement. There are several different levels of RAID, with each one providing a different method of sharing or distributing data amongst the drives. The DNS-327L supports Standard, JBOD, RAID 0, and RAID 1. JBOD...
  • Page 461 Because the data is stored on multiple disks, fault tolerance means that if one drive fails, all RAID 1 provides fault tolerance and protection, in data in the array will be lost. addition to performance advantages. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 462: Raid Options

    ™ Here is a list of the RAID options available on the ShareCenter DNS-327L. Standard RAID - creates a single volume for one drive or more drives. JBOD - allows you to create a large virtual disk drive by concatenating two or more smaller drives together.
  • Page 463 RAID 1 set fails. In fact, as long as any single member of the set remains functional, you will continue to operate normally, with complete access to your data. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 464: Ups Connectivity

    Section 5 - Knowledge Base UPS Connectivity The DNS-327L supports USB UPS, giving users the ability to share the UPS on their local network and protect from an abnormal shutdown due to ™ a power failure. Connect a UPS to the USB port on the back of the ShareCenter Standalone and Network Master Mode: Log into the DNS-327L.
  • Page 465 Click the blue arrow next to UPS Settings. There are two modes - Standalone and Master. Select Standalone to use the UPS only on the DNS-327L or select Master to share the UPS with the network UPS slaves. The UPS Status screen shows the mode, manufacturer, product type, battery charge meter, and status.
  • Page 466 Add. Enter the IP address of the other UPS slave on the network. Click the + button to add more IP addresses. Make sure the DNS-327L and the UPS slaves are on the same physical network. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter...
  • Page 467 Once you have entered an IP address, the system will check its database for IP address records. The UPS Settings table will display the IP address(es) you added. Your DNS-327L is now setup as the network master to notify the network slaves about critical power status. DNS-327L...
  • Page 468: Deleting A Ups Slave

    Section 5 - Knowledge Base Deleting a UPS Slave Under Management > System Management > USB Devices > UPS Setting, select the IP address. Your selection will turn red. Click Delete. The DNS-327L will process your request. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 469 Section 5 - Knowledge Base The IP address will no longer be listed in the table. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 470: Usb Print Server

    Note: Only the print function is supported. The device does not support the copy and scan functions of Multi-Function Printers. To add a printer, connect your printer via USB cable to the USB port of your device: The printer should appear in the USB Devices menu of the System Management icon. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 471 The Windows Add Printer Wizard will launch: ® Select the printer driver from the installed Manufacturer list or use the Have Disk button to browse for the printer driver file. Click OK to continue. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 472 Section 5 - Knowledge Base Once you have selected the proper driver as shown in the browse list then click OK to install the printer. The printer is now installed and the printer queue will appear. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 473: Setting Up A Printer Using Mac Os 10.8

    Section 5 - Knowledge Base Setting up a printer using Mac OS 10.8 Go to Management, System Management, USB Devices to view the printer attached to your NAS. Check the device settings, under System Management, Device, Device Settings. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 474 Setting up a printer using Mac OS 10.8 Download the drivers from the respective Printer manufacturers and install it on your Mac. (You need to select the proper firmware for Mac OS 10.8) Go to System Preferences, Print & Scan. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 475 Section 5 - Knowledge Base Under Print & Scan, click the plus sign. Under Add Printer, click the IP tab to add the shared printer which is connected to the NAS. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 476 Section 5 - Knowledge Base Enter the IP address and the Queue configuration. Note: Under the Queue section, enter “lp”, (where “lp” stands for Line Printer). Under Location, select Printer Software. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...
  • Page 477 Select your specific printer. (If you cannot find a driver for your printer, please download the driver from the manufacturer’s web site and install it.) The IP printer now appears under Print & Scan. The IP address is clearly visible in the configuration settings. DNS-327L D-Link ShareCenter User Manual...

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