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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    User Creation ................39 Network Access ................ 40 FTP Server ................42 Performance ................46 UPnP AV ................... 47 Admin Password............... 48 Time Server ................49 System Settings................ 50 Upgrade Firmware ..............51 Disk Utility ................52 Email Alerts................53 D-Link Systems, Inc.

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    Download Scheduling ............... 56 Scheduling Status..............59 Appendix A - Using the Easy Search Utility ........60 Networking Basics ................. 61 Troubleshooting ................67 Technical Specifications ..............68 Contacting Technical Support ............70 Warranty ..................71 Registration ................... 74 D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 4: Package Contents

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Package Contents Package Contents D-Link DSM-G600  Wireless Network Storage Enclosure CD-ROM with Manual and Software  Ethernet (CAT5 UTP/Straight-Through) Cable  12V DC 3A Power Supply  Rubber Feet (4)  Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage than the one included with the DSM-G600 will cause damage and void the warranty for this product.

  • Page 5: Introduction

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Introduction Introduction D-Link, an industry leader in networking, introduces the DSM-G600 Wireless G Network Storage Enclosure. Connect your existing hard drives* to a home or office network and create additional storage space with the DSM-G600 Wireless Network Storage Enclosure.

  • Page 6: Features And Benefits

    * Maximum wireless signal rate based on IEEE Standard 802.11g specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead lower actual data throughput rate. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 7: Hardware Overview

    Solid indicates an Ethernet connection. Blinking indicates traffic at the Ethernet port. Power LED Solid indicates a connection to a good power source. Blinking indicates startup, rebooting, or formatting. HDD LED Indicates activity on the internal hard drive. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 8: Rear Panel

    USB drives from the DSM-G600. USB 2.0 Ports Use these ports to connect USB 2.0 drives. USB 1.1 drives may also be connected but will be limited to USB 1.1 speed. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 9: Hardware Installation

    B. Connect the IDE cable to the IDE cable connector on your hard drive. Note: Make sure the jumper setting on your hard drive is set to Master or Cable Select. C. Connect the power cable to the power connector on your hard drive. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 10

    DSM-G600 for initial setup. Note: It is required that an Ethernet cable is used during initial setup. Once your wireless configuration is set, you may disconnect the Ethernet cable and begin communicating wirelessly with your DSM-G600. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 11

    This process may take several minutes depending on the size of your hard drive. During this process, the power LED will blink. Once the power LED is solid, you may then access the web based configuration of the DSM-G600. Do not power the unit off during this process. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 12: Wireless Installation Considerations

    Make sure your 2.4GHz phone base is as far away from your wireless devices as possible. The base transmits a signal even if the phone in not in use. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 13: Windows ® Connect Now (wcn)

    DSM-G600, click Add new computers or devices to the ‘Wireless Network’ network and skip to page 15 to continue. To create new wireless settings, click Setup a new wireless network. Click Next. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 14: Windows

    Click Next. This screen appears if you choose to set the WPA key manually. Enter the desired encryption key in the space provided and then enter the key again to confirm. Click Next. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 15

    WLAN light blinks, you may unplug the USB flash drive. Click Next. When the DSM-G600 wireless setup is successful, a window similar to this one will appear. You have completed the wireless configuration of the DSM-G600. Click Finish. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 16: Connecting To A Wireless Network

    The following is to connect the DSM-G600 to an existing wireless network (Client Mode). Insert the DSM-G600 CD into your CD-ROM drive. Click Lauch D-Link Easy Search Utility. Highlight an available DSM-G600 and click Configuration to access the web-based utility.

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    If the wireless network you’ve selected has any wireless security enabled, you will be prompted to enter the WEP or WPA-PSK information. Refer to page 29 for more information regarding encryption. Click Apply Your wireless connection setup is now complete! D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 18: Mapping A Drive

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Mapping a Drive Mapping a Drive You can use the D-Link Easy Search Utility to map drives to your computer. Insert the DSM-G600 CD into your CD-ROM drive. Click Launch D-Link Easy Search Utility. Highlight an available DSM-G600.

  • Page 19

    Browse to locate your shared DSM-G600 folder. You will find the DSM-G600 shared \\DSM-G600\Shared folder folder under the Workgroup Name that you entered into the Setup Wizard or in the Home > LAN screen of the Configuration Utility. Click Finish D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 20

    Mapping a Drive DSM-G600 User’s Manual Mapping a Drive (continued) Once connected, all shared folders will appear in My Computer. Double-click the My Computer icon on your desktop. Double-click on the mapped drive to access the files and folders. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 21: Using The Configuration Utility

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Using the Configuration Utility Using the Configuration Utility Insert the DSM-G600 CD into your CD-ROM drive. Click Lauch D-Link Easy Search Utility. Highlight an available DSM-G600 and click Configuration to access the web-based utility. The logon screen will appear.

  • Page 22: Setup Wizard

    For a tour of the Wizard, please see the following pages in this section. These buttons appear on most of the configuration screens in this section. Please click on the appropriate button at the bottom of each screen after you have made a configuration change. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 23: Using The Setup Wizard

    - Password - Time Zone - LAN Connection Settings - Additional Settings - Wireless Connection Settings Click Next Create a new password for your DSM-G600. Click Next Select your Time Zone from the drop-down menu. Click Next D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 24

    Disable to turn wireless off. Select Client if you will be connecting to an existing wireless router or access point. Select Access Point if wireless clients will be connecting directly to the DSM-G600. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 25

    The SSID must be the same for all devices in the network. Click Next. Click the radio button next to the wireless network you want to connect to. Click Connect. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 26

    RADIUS Server IP - Enter the IP address of your RADIUS server. Port - Enter the port used. Shared Secret - Enter the key used. This key will need to be exactly the same as on your clients. Click Next. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 27

    WEP and enter the encryption settings. Click Next. If your wireless network is using WPA-PSK security, click WPA-PSK and enter the encryption settings. Click Next. Click Restart. You have completed the basic configuration using the setup wizard! D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 28: Ip Settings

    LAN IP address as the DNS address. Apply: Click Apply to save the changes. You may also change the LAN IP address using the D-Link Easy Search Utility. Please refer to the appendix at the end of this manual. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 29: Wireless Security

    WPA encorporates user authentication, which is generally missing in WEP, through the extensible authentication protocol (EAP). EAP is built on a more secure public key encryption system to ensure that only authorized network users can access the network. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 30: Wireless Settings

    Select Client if you want to connect to an access point or wireless router. Select Access Point if you want to connect wireless clients directly to the DSM-G600. Below are examples of typical network setups. Client Mode Access Point Mode D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 31: Client Mode

    The Site Survey window will allow you to view and connect to any existing wireless network in your area. Click the radio button next to the network and click Connect. Please refer to page 13 if you wish to use Windows Connect Now to configure the wireless settings. ® D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 32: Wep

    ASCII - All numbers and letters are valid characters. Default Key: Select which WEP key to activate. Key (1-4): Enter a WEP key. This key must be exactly the same as on your wireless router or access point. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 33: Wpa-psk

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Home > Wireless > WPA-PSK (Client Mode) Security Mode: Select WPA-PSK. Pre-Shared Key: Enter the WPA-PSK key that is on your wireless router or access point. You must enter the exact same key to connect. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 34: Access Point Mode

    Select Enabled if you are using all 802.11g devices on your Mode: wireless network. If not, select Disabled. SSID Broadcast: Select Enabled to allow your SSID to be “seen” on your wireless network. Select Disabled to hide it from the network for added security. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 35

    Hexadecimal - only A-F and 0-9 are valid characters. ASCII - All numbers and letters are valid characters. Default Key: Select which WEP key to activate. Key (1-4): Enter a WEP key. This key must be exactly the same as on your wireless clients. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 36

    Hexadecimal - only A-F and 0-9 are valid characters. ASCII - All numbers and letters are valid characters. Pre-Shared Key: Enter a key (passphrase). Make sure you enter this passphrase exactly the same on all wireless clients. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 37: Wpa (radius)

    Home > Wireless > WPA (Access Point Mode) Security Mode: Select WPA. Encryption: Select TKIP or AES. RADIUS Server IP: Enter the IP address of your RADIUS server. Port: Enter the port used on your RADIUS server. Shared Secret: Enter the “shared secret”. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 38: Device Settings

    Enter the name of the workgroup of your network. Name: Enter a name for the DSM-G600 device. This is useful if you have more than one DSM-G600 devices on the network. Description: Enter a description of the DSM-G600. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 39: User Creation

    To delete a user, click the icon next to a user listed under User List. Click Apply to save any changes. You will need to create users for assigning permissions, using FTP, and using the downloading feature. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 40: Network Access

    “rule” will be displayed in the list similar to the picture above. Note: Currently, you may only assign Read Only permissions to the USB drive(s) if formatted with NTFS. To assign read/write permissions, USB drive(s) must be formatted with FAT, FAT32, EXT2, or EXT3. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 41

    User2 will be assigned read only permissions for the Drivers folder. Once the settings are applied, User2 will appear in the network access list. You may edit a rule from the list by clicking on the icon. To delete a rule from the list, click on the icon. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 42: Ftp Server

    Root: Check the Root box to select the root level of all the drives at once. Authority: Select Read Only or Read/Write from the drop-down menu. Add: Click Add to save your share/permissions. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 43

    Path: Displays current FTP users, paths, and permissions. FTP Server Status: Displays the current information regarding the FTP server. You may edit a rule from the list by clicking on the icon. To delete a rule from the list, click on the icon. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 44

    FTP access to. Check Root to assign access to all the drives at once. If Root is not checked, select the folder and click OK. Click the + sign to expand the folder tree. Select Read Only or Read/Write. Click Add. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 45

    If you are using a port other than 21, you must enter a colon (:) followed by the new port number in the URL to connect (e.g. ftp://ftp.mysite.com:3000). Please consult your router’s user manual for more information on port forwarding. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 46: Performance

    (LAN). CTS will make sure the wireless network is clear before a wireless client attempts to send wireless data. Enabling CTS will add overhead and may lower wireless throughput. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 47: Upnp Av

    Using the Configuration Utility Advanced > UPnP AV The DSM-G600 has a built-in media server that can be used with media streaming devices. Click Browse to locate the root folder of your media files (video, music, and pictures). D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 48: Admin Password

    The user name is set to admin. You cannot change the user name. Password: Enter the old password. New Password: Enter your new password. Confirm Password: Enter your new password again. Apply: Click Apply to save your new password. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 49: Time Server

    Click the Set Time button to set the DSM-G600 internal clock to the changes made. Time Zone: Select the time zone. Daylight Saving Select to enable daylight savings. Time: Apply: Click Apply to save your settings. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 50: System Settings

    Idle Time: Enter the time (in minutes) for the idle time in both the Scheduling and Config sections. Users will be logged off if the idle time is exceeded. Apply: Click Apply to save your settings. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 51: Upgrade Firmware

    Open in the browser window and click Apply in this screen to begin the firmware upgrade. When the “upgrade is complete” message appears, click Restart. After the login screen appears, wait until the power LED stops blinking before logging into the DSM-G600. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 52: Disk Utility

    Select the hard drive you want to scan for errors from the drop-down menu. All Disk: Check to select all drives. Fix: The DSM-G600 will automatically fix any errors found. You cannot uncheck this option. Scan Disk Button: Click the Scan Disk button to start the scanning process. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 53: Email Alerts

    Password Changed: This option is only available when Account is selected. Firmware Upgrade: Check to send an email when the firmware has been updated. Test Email Button: Click to send a test email to verify your login settings. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 54: Device Information

    SSID, IP address, channel, and user list. Internal HD Info: Displays information about your internal hard drive such as total size, space used, and space available. Network Access Current shares and permissions will be displayed in this List: section. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 55: Help Screen

    Using the Configuration Menu DSM-G600 User’s Manual Help This section lists all of the available help topics for reference. Click on a topic to view the online help information. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 56: Download Scheduling

    Open your Web browser and type http://dsm-g600 into the URL address box and then press the Enter or Return key. The logon screen will appear. Type admin for the username and leave the password field blank. Click Download Schedule. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 57

    To initiate a transfer of a shared file or folder from a networked PC, refer to the following example of the valid URL format. · \\192.168.0.100\Test.txt The PC’s internal IP address must be known and be accessible to the DSM-G600 on the network. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 58

    Last Modified Date/Time is not accessible at the remote location. Schedule List: The Schedule List will display all completed, active, and pending scheduled transfer or backup jobs. Additional options are available to initiate or cancel an active or pending backup job immediately. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 59: Scheduling Status

    Current download statistics, such as % completed and download speed are displayed for each event. The icons below represent the current status of each event. Download Successful Download Failed Download Pending Waiting Link File Download in Progress D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 60: Appendix A - Using The Easy Search Utility

    Appendix A Appendix A Using the Easy Search Utility The D-Link Easy Search utility will allow you to connect to the web-based configuration utility, assign IP address settings to the DSM-G600, and map drives to your computer. Insert the DSM-G600 CD into your CD-ROM drive.

  • Page 61: Networking Basics

     Select the Computer Name Tab in the System Properties window.  You may enter a Computer Description if you wish; this field is optional.  To rename the computer and join a domain, Click Change.  D-Link Systems, Inc.

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    Networking Basics DSM-G600 User’s Manual In this window, enter the Computer name.  Select Workgroup and enter the name of the Workgroup.  All computers on your network must have the same Workgroup name.  Click OK.  D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 63

    Right-click on the Local Area Connection icon in the task bar.  Click on Status.  This window will appear: Click the Support tab. This screen will list your IP address, subnet mask, and the  default gateway. Click Close.  D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 64

    DHCP-capable router you will not need to assign static IP addresses. If you are not using a DHCP capable router, or you need to assign a static IP address, please follow these instructions: Go to Start.  Double-click on Control Panel.  Double-click on Network Connections.  D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 65

    For example, if one computer has an IP address of 192.168.0.2, the other computers should have IP addresses that are sequential, like 192.168.0.3 and 192.168.0.4. The subnet mask must be the same for all the computers on the network.) D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 66

    Go to Start > Run > type cmd. A window similar to this one will appear. Type ping xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx, where xxx is the IP address of the wireless router or access point. A good wireless connection will show four replies from the wireless router or access point, as shown. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 67: Troubleshooting

    Check that the LED indicators are indicating normal activity. If not, check that the  AC power and Ethernet cables are firmly connected.  Check that the IP address, subnet mask, gateway and DNS settings are correctly entered for the network. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 68: Technical Specifications

    1 Maximum wireless signal rate based on IEEE Standard 802.11g specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead lower actual data throughput rate. 2 Environmental factors may adversely affect wireless signal range. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 69

    • Storing: -4ºF to 158ºF (-20ºC to 70ºC) Humidity • 5%~90% (non-condensing) Certifications • FCC Part 15 Class B Dimensions • L = 7.69 inches • W = 6.96 inches • H = 2.41 inches Warranty • 1 Year D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 70: Contacting Technical Support

    ©2005 D-Link Corporation/D-Link Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. D-Link, the D-Link logo are registered trademarks of D-Link Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Maximum wireless signal rate based on IEEE Standard 802.11g specifications. Actual data throughput will vary.

  • Page 71: Warranty

    Warranty Period or ninety (90) days, whichever is longer, and is subject to the same limitations and exclusions. If a material defect is incapable of correction, or if D-Link determines that it is not practical to repair or replace the defective Hardware, the actual price paid by the original purchaser for the defective Hardware will be refunded by D-Link upon return to D-Link of the defective Hardware.

  • Page 72

    The customer is responsible for all in-bound shipping charges to D-Link. No Cash on Delivery (“COD”) is allowed. Products sent COD will either be rejected by D-Link or become the property of D-Link. Products shall be fully insured by the customer and shipped to D-Link Systems, Inc., 17595 Mt.

  • Page 73

    (20 cm) from all persons. This equipment must not be operated in conjunction with any other antenna. D-Link is not responsible for damage to device and/or hard disk drive due to improper installation or usage. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 74: Registration

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Registration Registration Product registration is entirely voluntary and failure to complete or return this form will not diminish your warranty rights. Revised:08/02/2005 Version 2.0 D-Link Systems, Inc.

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