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Version 1.01 | 2016/05/03
User Manual
AC1750 Wi-Fi Router
DIR-869

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Version 1.01 | 2016/05/03 User Manual AC1750 Wi-Fi Router DIR-869...

  • Page 2: Preface

    Trademarks D-Link and the D-Link logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of D-Link Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States or other countries. All other company or product names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Router Mode .................16 Website Filter ................77 Extender - Access Point Mode ........19 Static Routes .................78 IPv6 ..................79 Getting Started ..............21 Dynamic DNS ...............80 Router Mode ................21 IPv6 Host ................81 QRS Mobile App ..............22 Management ................82 Setup Wizard ................27 D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 4

    Technical Specifications ..........131 Schedule ................98 System Log ................99 Admin .................. 101 System ................102 Upgrade ................103 Connect a Wireless Client to your Router ....104 WPS Button ................104 Windows® 10 ................105 Windows® 8 ................107 D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 5: Product Overview

    Section 1 - Product Overview Product Overview Package Contents DIR-869 AC1750 Wi-Fi Router WI-FI Configuration Card Wi-Fi Configuration Note Wall-Mount Hardware Ethernet Cable Power Adapter CD-ROM If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller. Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage rating than the one included with the DIR-869 will cause damage and void the warranty for this product.

  • Page 6: System Requirements

    Windows Users: Make sure you have the latest version of Java ® installed. Visit www.java.com to download the latest version. • iPhone®/iPad®/iPod Touch® (iOS 7.0 or higher) QRS Mobile Requirements • Android™ device (2.3.3 or higher) D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 7: Introduction

    Introduction The D-Link DIR-869 AC1750 Wi-Fi Router shares your Internet connection over a blazing-fast Gigabit Wireless AC connection of up to 1750 Mbps (Up to 1300 Mbps 5 GHz Wireless AC and up to 450 Mbps 2.4 GHz Wireless N) , using advanced AC technology to maximize the speed and range of your wireless signal.

  • Page 8

    Section 1 - Product Overview D-Link Intelligent QoS Technology helps to increase network efficiency by analyzing network traffic and prioritizing it in order of importance. This way, two-way video, voice chat, and online gaming take priority over background network traffic such as a file downloads, ensuring you have optimal network performance.

  • Page 9: Features

    Environmental conditions will adversely affect wireless signal range. 2 Extender Mode Access Point functionality available at launch, additional functionality available via firmware update in Q3 2016. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 10: Hardware Overview

    A solid orange light indicates that the device is booting or undergoing a factory reset. Power LED Blinking Orange A blinking orange light indicates that the device is in recovery mode. Blinking White A blinking white light indicates that WPS client search mode is active. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 11: Back Panel

    5 seconds the router will reboot into the desired mode. Router is the default mode. Mode Switch Note: Extender Mode Access Point functionality available at launch, additional functionality available via firmware update in Q3 2016. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 12: Operation Modes

    Note: Determine your desired type of operation and adjust the mode switch before you begin your installation. If the mode switch is adjusted while powered on, the DIR-869 will reboot into the new mode after five seconds. Note: Extender Mode Access Point functionality available at launch, additional functionality available via firmware update in Q3 2016. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 13: Router Mode

    Router Mode In Router Mode, the DIR-869 AC1750 Wi-Fi Router operates as the central device of your network. This is the most common type of installation and is the factory default mode switch setting suitable for most users. The DIR-869 connects to your cable modem, DSL modem, or other Internet source and shares your Internet connection with your wired and wireless devices.

  • Page 14: Extender Mode

    What is a Wireless Extender? In Extender Mode, the DIR-869 AC1750 Wi-Fi Router operates in conjunction with your existing networking equipment to provide Wi-Fi for parts of your home or office that may have poor or no reception. Use this mode with an existing router which is sharing your Internet connection.

  • Page 15: Access Point

    • Bringing Wi-Fi to an area it doesn't currently reach. Place your DIR-869 near the area you wish to bring Wi-Fi to and connect via Ethernet cable to your uplink network. Note: Extending network to desired location via Ethernet may require purchase of additional cable. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 16: Extender

    Place your DIR-869 near the area you wish to bring Wi-Fi to and connect via Wi-Fi to your uplink network. Note: Extend Your Wireless Network using Wi-Fi (Repeater Mode) available via firmware update in Q3 2016. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 17: Installation

    WinPoET, BroadJump, or EnterNet 300 from your computer or you will not be able to connect to the Internet. • If you are using this device to extend the range of your existing wireless network, you may need to use trial and error to determine an acceptable placement location. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 18: Wireless Installation Considerations

    1. Keep the number of walls and ceilings between the D-Link router and other network devices to a minimum - each wall or ceiling can reduce your adapter’s range from 3-90 feet (1-30 meters.) Position your devices so that the number of walls or ceilings is minimized.

  • Page 19: Antenna Setup

    The DIR-869 is designed to give you the fastest, most stable network connection possible. In order to maximize performance, fully extend the antennas to provide optimal wireless coverage. Keep the router in an open area for better wireless coverage. 115° D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 20: Hardware Setup

    2. Inspect the mode switch to ensure that it is in the factory default ROUTER position. Adjust the switch if necessary. DIR-869 3. Position your DIR-869 near your Internet-connected modem. Place it in an open area for better wireless coverage. DIR-869 D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 21

    6. Connect the supplied power adapter to the router and a power outlet, press the power button, and wait approximately one minute until the LED indicator on the front of the device changes from orange to solid white. Modem DIR-869 Note: This unit is to be used with power supply model MU18A2120150-A1 or 2ABB018F US. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 22

    8. If you are connecting to a broadband service that uses a dynamic connection (not PPPoE), you may be online already. Try opening a web browser and connecting to a website. If the website does not load, proceed to Getting Started on page 21. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 23: Extender - Access Point Mode

    Note: Extending network to desired your location via Ethernet may require the purchase of additional cable. Maximum CAT5e cable length is limited to 100 meters. Use a Gigabit-capable Ethernet connection where possible to ensure the best networking experience. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 24

    Broadband Internet Access Point Mode Router Connection Device (e.g. DSL/Cable Modem) 8. No further configuration is necessary, but if you wish to adjust the default settings, proceed to Access Point - Extender Mode on page 31. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 25: Getting Started

    • QRS Mobile App - Use your Android device, iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to configure your router. Refer to page 22. • D-Link Setup Wizard - This wizard will launch when you log into the router for the first time. Refer to page 27.

  • Page 26: Qrs Mobile App

    Note: The following steps show the Android interface of the QRS Mobile app. If you are using an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, the appearance may be different to that of the screenshots, but the process is the same. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 27

    Ethernet cable into your DSL or cable modem, and plug the other end into the port marked INTERNET on the DIR-869. Tap Next to automatically detect your Internet connection and proceed to the next step. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 28

    Enter the administrator password of your choice. Unlike the Wi-Fi password, this password is only required when you need to configure the router. See Configuration - Router Mode on page 35 for details of when this password is used. Tap Next to proceed. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 29

    Notify me when new firmware is available box and tap Next. Otherwise, just tap Next to proceed. Step 9 You will be presented with a summary of your chosen settings. Tap Save to complete the setup. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 30

    Section 3 - Getting Started Congratulations, your device has been successfully configured! You can share this information by tapping Share By E-mail, or tap Finish to exit the app. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 31: Setup Wizard

    Alternatively, enter the IP address of the router (default: http://192.168.0.1). The wizard is designed to guide you through a step-by-step process to configure your new D-Link router and connect to the Internet. DIR-869 Click Next to continue.

  • Page 32: D-link Dir-869 User Manual

    Note: Make sure to remove your PPPoE software from your computer. The software DIR-869 is no longer needed and will not work through a router. If the router detected or you selected Static, enter the IP and DNS settings supplied by your ISP. Click Next to continue. DIR-869 D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 33: D-link Dir-869 User Manual

    Click Next to continue. In order to secure the router, please enter a new password. You will be prompted for this password every time you want to use the router’s web configuration utility. Click Next to continue. DIR-869 D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 34

    You will be presented with a summary of your settings. Click Next to finalize the settings or Back to make changes. DIR-869 At the end of the wizard, you will be presented with a final summary of your settings. Click Finish to close the wizard. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 35: Access Point - Extender Mode

    The web configuration utility has two main sections. • D-Link Setup Wizard - This wizard will launch when you log in for the first time if no Internet connection is detected. Refer to page 32.

  • Page 36: Setup Wizard

    * By default the DIR-869 in extender mode will use DHCP to obtain an IP address from DIR-869 your uplink network. If you are using multiple DIR-869s or D-Link devices, go to http:// dlinkrouterxxxx.local./ as shown on the included Wi-Fi Configuration Card, with “xxxx”...

  • Page 37

    Click Next to continue. In order to secure the router, please enter a new password. You will be prompted for this password every time you want to use the router’s web configuration utility. Click Next to continue. DIR-869 D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 38

    You will be presented with a summary of your settings. Click Next to finalize the settings or Back to make changes. DIR-869 At the end of the wizard, you will be presented with a final summary of your settings. Click Finish to close the wizard. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 39: Configuration - Router Mode

    The bar at the top of the page has quick access to Settings and Management DIR-869 functions. You may quickly jump back Home at any time. Note: The system will automatically log out after a period of inactivity. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 40: Home

    Internet icon. Click IPv4 or IPv6 to see details of the IPv4 connection and IPv6 connection respectively. Click Release to disconnect from the Internet. If you do this and wish to reconnect, click Renew. DIR-869 To reconfigure the Internet settings, refer to page 39. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 41: Dir-869

    To reconfigure the wireless settings, either click Go to settings, on the lower right, or click Settings (at the top of the page) and then Wireless on the menu that appears. For more information refer to page 66. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 42: Connected Clients

    Enable to reserve this IP address for this client. IP Address Specify an IP address for the DIR-869's DHCP server to assign. (Reserved): Parental Control: Allow or Block access to the router. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 43: Settings

    For PPPoE refer to page 42. For PPTP refer to page 44. For L2TP refer to page 46. For DS-Lite refer to page 48. To configure an IPv6 connection, click the IPv6 link. Refer to page 49. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 44

    The default MAC address is set to the Internet port’s physical interface Clone: MAC address on the router. You can use the drop-down menu to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of a connected client. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 45

    The default MAC address is set to the Internet port’s physical interface Clone: MAC address on the router. You can use the drop-down menu to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of a connected client. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 46

    Secondary DNS Enter the secondary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP. Server: MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your ISP. The recommended setting is Auto. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 47

    The default MAC address is set to the Internet port’s physical interface Clone: MAC address on the router. You can use the drop-down menu to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of a connected client. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 48

    Secondary DNS Enter the secondary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP. Server: MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your ISP. The recommended setting is Auto. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 49

    Enter the secondary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP. Server: MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your ISP. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 50

    Secondary DNS Enter the secondary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP. Server: MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your ISP. The recommended setting is Auto. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 51

    Enter the secondary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP. Server: MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your ISP. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 52

    Enter the B4 IPv4 address value used here. WAN IPv6 Once connected, the WAN IPv6 address will be displayed here. Address: IPv6 WAN Default Once connected, the IPv6 WAN default gateway address will be Gateway: displayed here. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 53: Ipv6

    For PPPoE refer to page 56. For IPv6 in IPv4 Tunnel refer to page 59. For 6 to 4 refer to page 61. For 6rd refer to page 63. For Local Connectivity Only refer to page 65. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 54: Auto Detection

    If you selected Use the following DNS address above, enter the Secondary DNS Server: secondary DNS server address. LAN IPv6 Address Settings LAN IPv6 Address: Displays the router’s LAN IPv6 Address link-local address. LAN IPv6 Link- Displays the router’s LAN link-local address. Local Address: D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 55

    Enter the starting IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. Range (Start): IPv6 Address Enter the ending IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. Range (End): IPv6 Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 56: Static Ipv6

    Enter the subnet prefix length supplied by your ISP. Length: LAN IPv6 Address Settings LAN IPv6 Address: Enter the LAN (local) IPv6 address for the router. LAN IPv6 Link- Displays the router’s LAN link-local address. Local Address: D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 57

    Enter the starting IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. Range (Start): IPv6 Address Enter the ending IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. Range (End): IPv6 Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 58

    LAN IPv6 Address Settings Enable DHCP-PD: Enable or disable prefix delegation services. LAN IPv6 Address: If you disabled DHCP-PD, enter the LAN (local) IPv6 address for the router. LAN IPv6 Link- Displays the router’s LAN link-local address. Local Address: D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 59

    Enter the starting IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. Range (Start): IPv6 Address Enter the ending IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. Range (End): IPv6 Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 60

    Enter the IP address provided by your ISP. (Static IP only) Service Name: Enter the ISP service name (optional). Reconnect Mode: Select either Always-on or Manual. MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your ISP. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 61

    Dynamic IP for address mode. LAN IPv6 Address: If DHCP-PD disabled or static address mode is selected, enter the LAN (local) IPv6 address for the router. LAN IPv6 Link- Displays the router’s LAN link-local address. Local Address: D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 62

    Enter the starting IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. Range (Start): IPv6 Address Enter the ending IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. Range (End): IPv6 Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 63: Ipv6 In Ipv4 Tunnel

    Select either Obtain DNS server address automatically or Use the DNS Type: following DNS address. If Use the following DNS address is selected: Primary DNS Enter the primary DNS server address. Server: Secondary DNS Enter the secondary DNS server address. Server: D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 64

    Enter the starting IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. Range (Start): IPv6 Address Enter the ending IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. Range (End): IPv6 Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 65

    Secondary DNS Enter the secondary DNS server address. Server: LAN IPv6 Address Settings LAN IPv6 Address: Enter the LAN (local) IPv6 address for the router. LAN IPv6 Link- Displays the router’s LAN link-local address. Local Address: D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 66

    Enter the starting IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. Range (Start): IPv6 Address Enter the ending IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. Range (End): IPv6 Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 67

    Enter the 6rd border relay IPv4 address settings supplied by your ISP. IPv4 Address: LAN IPv6 Address Settings LAN IPv6 Address: Displays the router’s LAN IPv6 Address link-local address. LAN IPv6 Link- Displays the router’s LAN link-local address. Local Address: D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 68

    Enter the starting IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. Range (Start): IPv6 Address Enter the ending IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. Range (End): IPv6 Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 69: Local Connectivity Only

    If you selected Enable ULA and Disabled Default ULA Prefix: ULA Prefix: Enter your own ULA prefix. Current IPv6 ULA Settings Current ULA Displays the current ULA prefix. Prefix: LAN IPv6 ULA: Displays the LAN's IPv6 ULA. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 70: Wireless

    Transmission Select the desired wireless transmission power. Power: Channel Width Select Auto 20/40 if you are using both 802.11n and non-802.11n (2.4 GHz): devices, or select 20 MHz if you are not using any 802.11n devices. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 71

    The schedule may be set to Always Enable, or you can create your own schedules in the Schedules section. Refer to page 98 for more information. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 72: Guest Zone

    Create a password to use for wireless security. Home Network Access Internet Access Enabling this option will confine connectivity to the Internet, Only: disallowing guests from accessing other local network devices. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 73: Network

    Local Domain Enter the domain name (optional). Name: Enable DNS Relay: Disable to transfer the DNS server information from your ISP to your computers. If enabled, your computers will use the router for a DNS server. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 74: Advanced Settings

    Enable to allow IPv4 multicast traffic to pass through the router from Stream: the Internet. IPv6 Multicast Enable to allow IPv6 multicast traffic to pass through the router from Stream: the Internet. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 75: Features

    If you want to remove a priority assignment from a device and return it to the All Devices list, click the cross icon in the top right of the device card. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 76: Firewall Settings

    Enable Anti-Spoof Enable this feature to protect your network from certain kinds of Checking: “spoofing” attacks. IPv6 Simple Enable or disable IPv6 simple security. Security: IPv6 Ingress Enable or disable IPv6 ingress filtering. Filtering: D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 77

    NAT devices and work around them. This ALG may interfere with the operation of such devices. If you are having trouble making VoIP calls, try turning this ALG off. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 78: Ipv4/ipv6 Rules

    The schedule may be set to Always Enable, or you can create your own schedules in the Schedules section. Refer to page 87 for more information. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 79: Port Forwarding

    The schedule may be set to Always Enable, or you can create your own schedules in the Schedules section. Refer to page 83 for more information. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 80: Virtual Server

    The schedule may be set to Always Enable, or you can create your own schedules in the Schedules section. Refer to page 83 for more information. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 81: Website Filter

    If you wish to remove a rule, click on its trashcan icon in the Delete column. If you wish to edit a rule, simply replace the URL or domain. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 82: Static Routes

    A value 1 is the lowest cost and 15 is the highest cost. Interface: Select the interface that the IP packet must use to transit out of the router when this route is used. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 83: Ipv6

    Metric: Enter the metric value for this rule here. Interface: Select the interface that the IP packet must use to transit out of the router when this route is used. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 84: Dynamic Dns

    Time Out: Enter a timeout time (in hours). Click Save when you are done. At the bottom of the page are the IPv6 host settings. To configure an IPv6 dynamic DNS host, refer to page 81. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 85: Ipv6 Host

    Enter the host name that you registered with your dynamic DNS service provider. IPv6 Address: Enter the IPv6 address of the dynamic DNS server. Alternatively, select the server device in the drop-down menu. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 86: Management

    Click Save when you are done. To configure and manage your schedules, click Schedule and refer to page 83. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 87: Schedule

    You can add multiple days to the schedule, but only one period per day. To remove a time period from the schedule, click on the cross icon. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 88: System Log

    Enter the email address your SysLog messages will be sent to. SMTP Server Enter your SMTP server address. Address: SMTP Server Port: Enter your SMTP server port. Enable Check this box if your SMTP server requires authentication. Authentication: D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 89

    The schedule may be set to Always Enable, or you can create your own schedules in the Schedules section. Refer to page 98 for more information. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 90: Admin

    8080 is the port used for the web management interface. Note: If you enabled HTTPS Server and wish to access the router remotely and securely, you must enter https:// at the beginning of the address. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 91: System

    If you want to save the current router configuration settings, use the Save Settings To Local Hard Drive button above. Reboot The Click to reboot the router immediately. Device: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 92: Upgrade

    If you wish to upgrade manually, first download the firmware file you wish to upgrade to. Next, click the Upgrade Firmware button and browse to Firmware: the file to install the new firmware. You can also browse to a language pack file to install a new language pack. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 93: Statistics

    You can view the Internet, LAN, Wi-Fi 2.4 GHz, or Wi-Fi 5 GHz by clicking on the respective tabs at the top. The graph will update in real time. To clear the information on the graph, click Clear. The traffic counter will reset if the device is rebooted. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 94: Configuration - Extender Mode - Access Point

    * By default the DIR-869 in extender mode will use DHCP to obtain an IP address from your uplink network. If you are using multiple DIR-869s or D-Link devices, go to http:// dlinkrouterxxxx.local./ as shown on the included Wi-Fi Configuration Card, with “xxxx”...

  • Page 95: Wireless

    Transmission Select the desired wireless transmission power. Power: Channel Width Select Auto 20/40 if you are using both 802.11n and non-802.11n (2.4 GHz): devices, or select 20 MHz if you are not using any 802.11n devices. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 96

    The schedule may be set to Always Enable, or you can create your own schedules in the Schedules section. Refer to page 98 for more information. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 97: Network

    Gateway Address. Secondary DNS Enter the secondary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP. If Server: you do not know it, enter the Gateway Address. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 98: Home

    The Home page displays whether or not the extender is currently connected to the Internet. If it is disconnected, click the red X between the existing network and the DIR-869 to bring up the setup wizard, refer to page 32 for more information. DIR-869 D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 99: Dir-869

    Your Extender's MAC address, IPv4 address, and subnet mask are displayed. To reconfigure the Network settings, refer to page 93. Your wireless network statuses, names, and passwords for both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz networks are shown. To reconfigure the Wireless settings, refer to page 91. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 100: Connected Clients

    Enter a custom name for this client. Vendor: Displays the vendor of the device. MAC Address: Displays the MAC address of the device. IP Address: Displays the IP address of the device. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 101: Management

    Click Save when you are done. To configure and manage your schedules, click Schedule and refer to page 98. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 102: Schedule

    You can add multiple days to the schedule, but only one period per day. To remove a time period from the schedule, click on the cross icon. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 103: System Log

    Enter the email address your SysLog messages will be sent to. SMTP Server Enter your SMTP server address. Address: SMTP Server Port: Enter your SMTP server port. Enable Check this box if your SMTP server requires authentication. Authentication: D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 104

    The schedule may be set to Always Enable, or you can create your own schedules in the Schedules section. Refer to page 98 for more information. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 105: Admin

    Advanced Settings - Administration Enable HTTPS Check to enable HTTPS to connect to the router securely. Instead of using Server: http://dlinkrouter.local./, you must use https://dlinkrouter.local./ in order to connect to the router. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 106: System

    If you want to save the current router configuration settings, use the Save Settings To Local Hard Drive button above. Reboot The Click to reboot the router immediately. Device: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 107: Upgrade

    If you wish to upgrade manually, first download the firmware file you wish to upgrade to. Next, click the Upgrade Firmware button and browse to Firmware: the file to install the new firmware. You can also browse to a language pack file to install a new language pack. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 108: Connect A Wireless Client To Your Router

    Step 2 - Within 2 minutes, press the WPS button on your wireless device (or launch the software utility and start the WPS process). Step 3 - Allow up to 1 minute for your connection to be configured. Once the Internet light stops blinking, you will be connected and your wireless connection will be secure with WPA2. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 109: Windows® 10

    Wireless Icon Clicking on this icon will display a list of wireless networks which are within range of your computer. Select the desired network by clicking on the SSID. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 110

    Your computer will now automatically connect to this wireless network when it is detected. You can also use Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) to connect to the router. Press the WPS button on your D-Link device and you will be automatically connected. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 111: Windows® 8

    Wireless Icon Clicking on this icon will display a list of wireless networks that are within connecting proximity of your computer. Select the desired network by clicking on the network name. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 112

    WPS button on your router during this step to enable the WPS function. When you have established a successful connection to a wireless network, the word Connected will appear next to the name of the network to which you are connected to. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 113: Windows® 7

    If you are joining an existing network, you will need to know the security key or passphrase being used. 1. Click on the wireless icon in your system tray (lower-right corner). Wireless Icon 2. The utility will display any available wireless networks in your area. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 114

    If you get a good signal but cannot access the Internet, check your TCP/IP settings for your wireless adapter. Refer to the Networking Basics section in this manual for more information. 4. The following window appears while your computer tries to connect to the router. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 115

    It may take 20-30 seconds to connect to the wireless network. If the connection fails, please verify that the security settings are correct. The key or passphrase must be exactly the same as the one on the wireless router. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 116: Wps

    The WPS feature of the DIR-869 can be configured using Windows® 7. Carry out the following steps to use Windows® 7 to configure the WPS feature: 1. Click the Start button and select Computer from the Start menu. 2. Click Network on the left side. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 117

    Section 6 - Connecting to a Wireless Network 3. Double-click the DIR-869. DIR-869 4. Input the WPS PIN number (on the router label) in the Setup > Wireless Setup menu in the Router’s Web UI) and click Next. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 118

    Section 6 - Connecting to a Wireless Network 5. Type a name to identify the network. 6. To configure advanced settings, click the icon. Click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 119

    Make a note of the security key as you may need to provide this security key if adding an older wireless device to the network in the future. 9. Click Close to complete WPS setup. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 120: Windows Vista

    (displayed using the SSID) and click the Connect button. If you get a good signal but cannot access the Internet, check you TCP/IP settings for your wireless adapter. Refer to the Networking Basics section in this manual for more information. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 121: Wpa/wpa2

    1. Open the Windows Vista® Wireless Utility by right-clicking on the wireless computer icon in your system tray (lower right corner of screen). Select Connect to a network. 2. Highlight the Wi-Fi name (SSID) you would like to connect to and click Connect. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 122

    It may take 20-30 seconds to connect to the wireless network. If the connection fails, please verify that the security settings are correct. The key or passphrase must be exactly the same as the one on the wireless router. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 123: Troubleshooting

    1. Why can’t I access the web-based configuration utility? When entering the IP address of the D-Link router (192.168.0.1 for example), you are not connecting to a website, nor do you have to be connected to the Internet. The device has the utility built-in to a ROM chip in the device itself. Your computer must be on the same IP subnet to connect to the web-based utility.

  • Page 124

    • Close your web browser (if open) and open it. • Access the web management. Open your web browser and enter the IP address of your D-Link router in the address bar. This should open the login page for your web management.

  • Page 125

    • Windows® 95, 98, and Me users type in command (Windows® NT, 2000, XP, Vista®, and 7 users type in cmd) and press Enter (or click OK). • Once the window opens, you’ll need to do a special ping. Use the following syntax: ping [url] [-f] [-l] [MTU value] Example: ping yahoo.com -f -l 1472 D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 126

    • To change the MTU, enter the number in the MTU field and click Save Settings to save your settings. • Test your email. If changing the MTU does not resolve the problem, continue changing the MTU in increments of ten. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 127: Wireless Basics

    D-Link wireless products are based on industry standards to provide easy-to-use and compatible high-speed wireless connectivity within your home, business, or public access wireless networks. Strictly adhering to the IEEE standard, the D-Link wireless family of products will allow you to securely access the data you want, when, and where you want it. You will be able to enjoy the freedom that wireless networking delivers.

  • Page 128: What Is Wireless

    Why D-Link Wireless? D-Link is the worldwide leader and award winning designer, developer, and manufacturer of networking products. D-Link delivers the performance you need at a price you can afford. D-Link has all the products you need to build your network.

  • Page 129

    Who uses wireless? Wireless technology as become so popular in recent years that almost everyone is using it, whether it’s for home, office, business, D-Link has a wireless solution for it. Home Uses/Benefits • Gives everyone at home broadband access •...

  • Page 130: Tips

    The wireless connection in public places is usually called “hotspots”. Using a D-Link USB adapter with your laptop, you can access the hotspot to connect to the Internet from remote locations like: airports, hotels, coffee shops, libraries, restaurants, and convention centers.

  • Page 131: Wireless Modes

    An Infrastructure network contains an access point or wireless router. All the wireless devices, or clients, will connect to the wireless router or access point. An Ad-hoc network contains only clients, such as laptops with wireless USB adapters. All the adapters must be in Ad-hoc mode to communicate. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 132: Networking Basics

    Check your IP address After you install your new D-Link adapter, by default, the TCP/IP settings should be set to obtain an IP address from a DHCP server (i.e. wireless router) automatically. To verify your IP address, please follow the steps below.

  • Page 133: Statically Assign An Ip Address

    Set Primary DNS the same as the LAN IP address of your router (192.168.0.1). The Secondary DNS is not needed or you may enter a DNS server from your ISP. Step 5 Click OK twice to save your settings. D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 134: Wireless Security

    WPA/WPA2 incorporates user authentication 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 DIR-869 User Manual...

  • Page 135: Technical Specifications

    IEEE 802.11b: 11, 5.5, 2, and 1 Mbps Dimensions & Weight • IEEE 802.11g: 54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 9, and 6 Mbps • 221.52 x 160.15 x 60.36 mm (8.72 x 6.30 x 2.38 inches) • 432 g (15.24 ounces) D-Link DIR-869 User Manual...

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