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Version 1.00 | 01/04/2016

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Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router
DSL-2790U

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Version 1.00 | 01/04/2016 User Manual Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router DSL-2790U...
  • Page 2: Manual Revisions

    Preface D-Link reserves the right to revise this publication and to make changes in the content hereof without obligation to notify any person or organization of such revisions or changes. Manual Revisions Revision Date Description 1.00 January 04, 2016 • Release for revision A1 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.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Step 5: Save and Completed ...........21 Block Website ..............58 Configuration ..............22 Block MAC Address ............59 Setup ....................23 Filtering Options ..............60 Wizard ..................23 Incoming IP Filtering ............61 Internet Setup ..............24 Outgoing IP Filtering ............62 D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 4 Maintenance ................88 Windows Vista® ................. 124 System ..................89 WPA/WPA2 ................. 125 Firmware Update ..............90 Windows® XP ................127 Access Controls ..............91 WPA/WPA2 ................. 128 Account Password ............92 Troubleshooting ............130 Services ................93 D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 5 What is Wireless? ..............135 Tips ....................137 Wireless Modes ................. 138 Networking Basics ............139 Check your IP address ............139 Statically assign an IP address ..........140 Technical Specifications ..........141 D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 6: Product Overview

    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 device will cause damage and void the warranty for this product. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 7: System Requirements

    • Firefox 20 or higher • Safari 5.1 or higher • Chrome 25 or higher Windows Users: Make sure you have the latest version of Java ® installed. Visit www.java.com to download the latest version. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 8: Introduction

    Section 1 - Product Overview Introduction The DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router is a versatile, high-performance router for homes and small offices. With integrated ADSL2/2+ supporting up to 24 Mbps download speeds, firewall protection, Quality of Service (QoS), 802.11n wireless LAN and 4 Ethernet switch ports, this router provides all the functions that a home or small office needs to establish a secure and high-speed link to the outside world.
  • Page 9: Features

    • USB Support - The DSL-2790U provides a USB port for easy file sharing and printer sharing. The DSL-2790U supports USB storage devices to share files through a SAMBA file server. It also supports sharing USB printers to network members.
  • Page 10: Hardware Overview

    A solid green light indicates a proper connection to the ADSL enabled telephone line. A solid green light indicates a proper connection to a broadband service. A red light indicates that IP Internet assignment has failed. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 11: Back

    Press to start the WPS process and automatically create a secure connection to a WPS client. Power Button Press to power the router on or off. Power Connector Connector for the supplied power adapter. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 12: Installation

    • We suggest setting up your DSL-2790U from a single device and verifying that it is connected to the Internet before connecting additional devices.
  • Page 13: 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 14: Manual Setup

    Caution: - To reduce the risk of fire, use only No. 26 AWG or larger telecommunication line cord. Telephone Outlet PHONE Microfilter Connect the Phone cable from the DSL port on the microsplitter to the DSL port of the modem router. Microfilter DSL-2790U Phone Cable D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 15 Section 2 - Installation connect the Ethernet cable from a LAN port of the DSL-2790U to the If you wish to use a wired connection, Ethernet port on your computer. DSL-2790U Ethernet Cable Computer Plug the power adapter into your modem router and connect to an available power outlet or surge protector.
  • Page 16 Press the power button and verify that the power LED is lit. Allow 1 minute for the router to boot up. If connecting to the DSL-2790U wirelessly, access the wireless utility on your computer or mobile device. Scan for available Wi-Fi networks (SSID). Select and join a Wi-Fi network and use the password which corresponds to the information printed on the bottom of the device.
  • Page 17: Getting Started

    There are three different ways you can configure your router to connect to the Internet and connect to your clients: • D-Link One Touch App - Use your Android device, iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to configure your modem router.
  • Page 18: One-Touch App Setup

    Section 3 - Getting Started One-Touch App Setup Step 1 - Scan the code below or search “D-Link One-Touch” (App Store or Google Play) to download the D-Link One-Touch app to your iPhone, iPad, or Android device. Android One-Touch App Step 2 - Once your app is installed, you may now configure your modem router.
  • Page 19: Web-Based Configuration Utility

    Section 3 - Getting Started Web-based Configuration Utility This section will show you how to configure your D-Link wireless router using the web-based configuration utility. If you wish to change the default settings or adjust the configuration of the DSL-2790U you may use the web-based configuration utility.
  • Page 20: Wizard

    Section 3 - Getting Started Wizard Use the Setup Wizard to quickly and easily configure the DSL-2790U. This wizard is designed to guide you through a step-by-step process to configure your new D-Link router and connect to the Internet. Click the Setup Wizard button to continue.
  • Page 21: Step 1: Change Device Login Password

    This step of the wizard allows you to configure your password settings. Enter a new Password and Verify Password to secure your modem router. Click Next to continue. Otherwise, click Skip to leave the password unchanged. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 22: Step 2: Set Time And Date

    Daylight saving time will be automatically configured for your time zone. Check Enable Daylight Saving only if you want to override the default settings for your time zone. If necessary, change the Network Time Protocol (NTP) servers. Click Next to continue. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 23: Step 3: Setup Internet Connection

    If you selected ETH WAN, select and configure the Internet Protocol used by your ISP: Dynamic IP, Static IP, PPPoE, or Bridged. If you selected Dynamic IP or Bridged, click Next to continue. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 24 STATIC IP If you selected Static IP, enter your Static IP information as supplied by your ISP. Click Next to continue. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 25: Step 4: Configure Wireless Network

    Step 4: Configure Wireless Network This step of the wizard allows you to configure your Wireless network settings. By default, wireless is enabled. If you want to disable the DSL-2790U’s wireless capability, uncheck Enable Your Wireless Network. Under Wireless Network Name (SSID) you can change the SSID of your wireless network, for easier identification by wireless clients.
  • Page 26: Step 5: Save And Completed

    If you are satisfied with these settings, click Save/Apply to complete the setup wizard. Otherwise, click Back to return to the previous step(s) or Cancel to exit the wizard without saving your changes. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 27: Configuration

    Section 4 - Configuration Configuration This section will show you how to configure your D-Link wireless router using the web-based configuration utility. If you wish to change the default settings or adjust the configuration of the DSL-2790U you may use the web-based configuration utility.
  • Page 28: Setup

    Section 4 - Configuration Setup The Setup Tab provides access to configure the most commonly used settings of your DSL-2790U. Wizard If you wish to configure the router using the wizard, refer to Wizard on page 15. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 29: Internet Setup

    For instructions on adding an Ethernet WAN connection refer to Add an Ethernet WAN Connection on page 25. For instructions on adding a DSL connection refer to Add a DSL WAN Connection on page 30. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 30: Add An Ethernet Wan Connection

    Multiple Vlan: If you wish to Enable Multiple Vlan Over One Connection, check the box. 802.1P Priority Enter the 802.1P priority number. [0-7]: 802.1Q VLAN ID Enter the VLAN ID. [0-4094]: D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 31 Check to enable the firewall. Enable IGMP Check to enable IGMP Multicast. Multicast: Enable MLD Check to enable the MLD proxy. Proxy: Service Name: Enter the service name. Click Next to continue. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 32 Check to enable the firewall. Enable IGMP Check to enable IGMP Multicast. Multicast: Enable MLD Check to enable the MLD proxy. Proxy: Service Name: Enter the service name. Click Next to continue. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 33 Section 4 - Configuration BRIDGE SETTINGS If you selected Bridging, confirm the Service Name and click Next to continue. Click Next to continue. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 34 Add Ethernet WAN Summary Once you have input your Ethernet WAN settings, you will be presented with a summary screen. Click Apply to apply your Ethernet WAN settings or Back to make adjustments. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 35: Add A Dsl Wan Connection

    Sustainable cell rate (SCR) is the maximum rate that traffic can pass Rate: over PVC without the risk of cell loss. Maximum Burst Maximum burst size (MBS) is the maximum number of cells that Size: can be transmitted at the PCR. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 36 Multiple Vlan: If you wish to Enable Multiple Vlan Over One Connection, check the box. 802.1P Priority Enter the 802.1P priority number. [0-7]: 802.1Q VLAN ID Enter the VLAN ID. [0-4094]: D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 37 Check to enable the firewall. Enable IGMP Check to enable IGMP Multicast. Multicast: Enable MLD Check to enable the MLD proxy. Proxy: Service Name: Enter the service name. Click Next to continue. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 38 Add DSL WAN Summary Once you have input your DSL WAN settings, you will be presented with a summary screen. Click Apply to apply your Ethernet WAN settings or Back to make adjustments. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 39: Wireless Connection

    If you want to manually configure the wireless settings on your router, click Manual Wireless Connection Setup. Refer to Wireless Basics on page 48. Finally, to reset the wireless configuration to the default settings, click Reset to Unconfigured. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 40: Wireless Connection Setup Wizard

    Enter a Network Key that adheres to the stated guidelines and click Next. Finally, you will see a summary of your chosen wireless configuration. If you are satisfied with these settings, click Save, or click Prev to go back and amend your choices. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 41: Add Wireless Device With Wps

    If you selected PIN, simply enter your PIN of your wireless device. Click Connect to proceed to the next step. Press the button on your wireless client device within the indicated time period and wait for the connection to be established. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 42: 3G Network

    3G/4G SETTINGS Enable: Check the box to enable a 3G connection. ISP SETTINGS Country: Select the country you are operating the DSL-2790U in. ISP: Select your mobile Internet Service Provider. Default APN: Select whether to use the default APN. Telephone: Enter the telephone number if applicable.
  • Page 43 If you experience connection issues, you may need to change the MTU setting for optimal performance with your specific ISP. 1492 is the default MTU. Click Save/Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 44: Connecting A 3G/4G Usb Dongle

    Connecting a 3G/4G USB Dongle If you want to connect to the Internet using a 3G/4G connection on your DSL-2790U, a 3G/4G USB dongle and SIM card with a subscription to a mobile ISP is required. The following 3G/4G USB dongles have been tested to work with firmware 1.00.14.
  • Page 45: Failover

    Enable fallback to the backup connection after the allotted number of failures. Probe Cycle: Test for Internet connectivity for the following interval. Probe Rule: Select the method of testing for Internet connectivity. Click Save/Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 46: Local Network

    Note: If you statically (manually) assign IP addresses to your computers or devices, make sure the IP addresses are outside of this range or you may experience an IP address conflict. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 47 Enter the MAC address of the computer or device. Click Copy Your PC’s MAC Address to copy the MAC address of the computer you are currently using into the MAC address field. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 48: Ipv6 Local Network

    ULA Prefix by inputting the Prefix, Preferred Life Time in hours, and Valid Life Time in hours. Enable MLD Select to enable Multicast Listener Discovery. Snooping Click Save/Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 49: Time And Date

    Select your time zone from the drop down menu. Enable Daylight Enable or disable daylight saving. Saving: Daylight Saving Specify the time and date when daylight saving should start/end. Start/End: Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 50: Logout

    Section 4 - Configuration Logout Click Logout when you are done configuring your router. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 51: Advanced

    Section 4 - Configuration Advanced The Advanced tab provides access to configure the less commonly used settings of your DSL-2790U. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 52: Wireless Settings

    For basic wireless settings, click Wireless Basics. For advanced wireless settings, click Advanced Settings. To configure MAC address filtering, click MAC Filtering. To configure the router's wireless security, click Security Settings. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 53: Wireless Basics

    WIRELESS NETWORK SETTINGS Enable Check this box to enable the router’s wireless functionality. The Wireless Wireless: On/Off button on the back of the DSL-2790U performs the same function. Wireless Create a name for your wireless network using up to 32 characters. Network The SSID is case-sensitive.
  • Page 54: Advanced Settings

    WMM (Wi-Fi Multimedia) is a QoS (Quality of Service) system for Multimedia): improving the quality of video and voice applications on your wireless network. Enable is the default and recommended setting. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 55 SSID Enable Check this box to enable the router’s wireless functionality. The Wireless Wireless: On/Off button on the back of the DSL-2790U performs the same function. Wireless Create a name for your wireless network using up to 32 characters. Network The SSID is case-sensitive.
  • Page 56 Off is the default and recommended setting. Turning on user isolation will prevent wireless clients from communicating with each other. This may be desired if the DSL-2790U will be used in a public setting. Disable WMM WMM (Wi-Fi Multimedia) is a QoS (Quality of Service) system for...
  • Page 57: Mac Filtering

    Enter the MAC Address of the device you wish to add to the list along with the SSID you wish to apply the rule to. You may specify the SSID from the drop down box. Click Apply to add the rule to the list. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 58: Security Settings

    Select the desired security type. The remaining settings on the page will Authentication: change depending on the type you select. Fill out these settings as required. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 59: Port Forwarding

    On this page you will see a list of current port forwarding configurations. Click Add to add a virtual server. PORT FORWARDING SETUP This list displays the currently forwarded ports. Click Add to add a new rule or edit to edit an existing rule. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 60 Enter the external port(s). Start/End: Protocol: Select TCP or UDP. Internal Port Enter the internal port(s). Start/End: Check the box to enable the LAN loopback feature. Loopback: Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 61: Port Triggering

    Select a schedule or choose Always. Trigger Port Start/ Enter the trigger port(s). End: Trigger Protocol: Select TCP or UDP. Open Port Start/ Enter the port(s) to open. End: Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 62: Dmz

    This page allows you to manually configure the router’s DMZ settings. To configure a DMZ host, enter the DMZ Host IP Address. If the field is blank, then no DMZ will be configured. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 63: Parental Control

    Enter the website to be blocked in the URL field. Select the Schedule from the drop-down list, or select Manual Schedule and input the desired schedule. Click Apply to add the website to the blocked list. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 64: Block Mac Address

    Other MAC Address (which you will need to input into the text field). Enter the desired schedule for the restriction below. Click Apply to add the MAC Address to the blocked list. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 65: Filtering Options

    Internet telephony and others. These applications have difficulties working through NAT (Network Address Translation). The Filtering Options section is an advanced option that lets you configure what kind of traffic is allowed to pass through the network. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 66: Incoming Ip Filtering

    The current active inbound IP filters will be listed here. Click Add to add a new rule to the inbound filter list. INCOMING IP FILTERING. Enter the incoming IP filter rules. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 67: Outgoing Ip Filtering

    The current active outgoing IP filters will be listed here. Click Add to add a new rule to the outgoing filter list. OUTGOING IP FILTERING. Enter the outgoing IP filter rules. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 68: Bridge Filtering

    The current active bridge filters will be listed here. Click Add to add a new rule to the bridge filter list. ADD BRIDGE FILTER Enter the Bridge Filter rules. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 69: Firewall Settings

    “FIN RST”: TCP DoS Check to enable TCP DoS protection. TCP DoS Max Rate: Enter the maximum number of packets per second to prevent DoS attacks. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 70: Dns

    If you have DNS IP addresses provided by your ISP, select Use the following DNS server addresses and enter these IP addresses in the available entry fields of the Preferred DNS server and the Alternate DNS server. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 71: Dynamic Dns

    Hostname: Enter the hostname you registered with the Dynamic DNS provider. Interface: Select the appropriate interface. Username: Enter the username for your Dynamic DNS account. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 72: Storage Device Information

    Enter the username for your Storage User Account. Password: Enter the password for your Storage User Account. Confirm Password: Re-enter the password for your Storage User Account. Click Apply to add the Storage User Account. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 73: Network Tools

    Section 4 - Configuration Network Tools This page allows you to configure the device's routing settings. Clicking each button will take you to a new page to configure the relevant network tools category. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 74: Port Mapping

    PORT MAPPING SETUP To configure WAN and LAN interfaces groupings, click Port Mapping. A list of the currently-configured groups will appear. Click Add to bring up the Add Port Mapping panel. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 75 Available LAN Interfaces box, click the left arrow to move any LAN interfaces you want to include in the group into the Grouped LAN Interfaces box. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 76: Igmp

    Section 4 - Configuration IGMP IGMP SETUP Check the box to enable Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) snooping for extra network traffic security. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 77: Quality Of Service

    To enable Quality of Service (QoS), click Quality of Service. Under Select Default DSCP Mark, select the required DSCP mark or leave the default setting in place. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 78: Queue Config

    If you clicked Add, the following page will be displayed. Enter a name for your queue under Queue Name, Enable or Disable it, and choose the Interface that the queue will use. Click Save/Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 79: Qos Classification

    A list of the currently-configured classes will appear. Click Add to add a new class, Enable to enable the selected classes, Edit to edit an existing class, or Remove to remove the selected classes. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 80 Under Traffic Class Name enter the name of your class. Choose one or more criteria for the classification and configure it accordingly. SPECIFY CLASSIFICATION CRITERIA Define your QoS Criteria here. NETWORK TRAFFIC CLASSIFICATION RESULTS Enter your classification results. Click Apply/Save when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 81: Upnp

    Section 4 - Configuration UPNP UPNP SETUP To enable or disable Universal Plug and Play (UPnP), click UPnP. Check the box to Enable UPnP. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 82: Adsl

    Section 4 - Configuration ADSL ADSL SETTINGS To configure the ADSL-VDSL modulation, click DSL Settings. In most cases you can leave the settings at their default values. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 83: Snmp

    SNMP CONFIGURATION To configure the Simple Network Management Protocol, click SNMP. Check the box to Enable SNMP Agent. This will unlock the SNMP configuration options. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 84: Tr-069

    TR-069 allows an Auto-Configuration Server (ACS) to perform auto-configuration, provision, collection, and diagnostics on this device. Check the box to Enable WAN Management Protocol (TR-069). This will unlock the TR- 069 configuration options. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 85: Certificates

    “http://”, port numbers, or pathnames in the common name. Do not use wildcard characters such as “*” or “?”, and do not use an IP address. Click Apply when you are done. You will see the generated certificate request. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 86 Once you have a signed request click Load Signed Certificate to bring up the Load Certificate page. LOAD CERTIFICATE Paste the signed certificate into the Certificate field. To create the new signed certificate, click Apply. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 87 You will see a list of trusted CA certificates. Click Import Certificate to import a CA certificate. IMPORT CA CERTIFICATE If you clicked Import Certificate, you will see the following page. Enter the Certificate Name, and paste in the Certificate. Click Apply to save the certificate. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 88: Routing

    Section 4 - Configuration Routing This page allows you to configure the device's routing settings. Clicking each button will take you to a new page to configure the relevant routing category. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 89: Static Route

    Network Address: Subnet Mask Enter the subnet mask. Use Gateway IP Enter the Gateway IP address. Address: Use Interface Select the correct interface for the rule. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 90: Default Gateway

    PPPoA, PPPoE, or MER/DHCP enabled PVC(s). If the checkbox is not selected, enter the static default gateway OR a WAN interface. Click the Apply/Save button to save your settings. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 91: Rip

    (RIP). RIP is an Internet protocol you can set up to share routing table information with other routing devices on your LAN, at your ISP’s location, or on remote networks connected to your network via the ADSL line. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 92: Schedules

    To add a new schedule, click Add to make the Add Schedule Rule panel appear. ADD SCHEDULES RULE Enter the schedule Name, the Day(s), the Start Time and the End Time. Click Apply to save your settings or Cancel to discard them. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 93: Maintenance

    Section 4 - Configuration Maintenance The Maintenance tab provides access to administration related settings of the DSL-2790U. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 94: System

    Any settings that have not been saved will be lost, including any rules that you have created. Warning: Do not turn off your device or press the Reset button while an operation in this page is in progress. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 95: Firmware Update

    During the upgrade process, do not power off your computer or router, and do not refresh the browser window until the upgrade is complete. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 96: Access Controls

    Section 4 - Configuration Access Controls This page allows you to manage access to your router. Click the Account Password, Services, or IP Address buttons to reveal the associated configuration options. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 97: Account Password

    You can also set the Web Idle Time Out in minutes. This will automatically log the user or administrator out if they are idle for the specified amount of time. Click Apply when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 98: Services

    23, the remote host can access the device via TELNET through port 23. These can usually be left at their default values. Click Apply/Save when you are done. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 99: Ip Address

    IP ADDRESSES IP Address: Enter a desired IP Address to add to the Access Control List. Click Apply to add the IP Address to the Access Control List. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 100: Diagnostics

    This page is used to test the connection to your local network, the connection to your DSL service provider, and the connection to your Internet service provider. Select your WAN Connection. Next, click Rerun Diagnostics Tests to run the diagnostics tests. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 101: System Log

    Mode select Remote and enter the Server IP Address and Server UDP Port below. Click Apply when you are done, or Cancel to discard your changes. Click View System Log to view the log. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 102: Status

    Section 4 - Configuration Status The Status tab provides information about the DSL-2790U’s current status. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 103: Device Info

    Section 4 - Configuration Device Info This page displays the current information for the DSL-2790U, such as LAN and wireless LAN information and statistics. SYSTEM INFO This section displays a summary of the system settings INTERNET INFO This section displays of the Internet connection settings.
  • Page 104: Wireless Clients

    This table displays a list of wireless clients that are connected to your wireless router. It also displays the connection time and MAC address of the connected wireless clients. Click Refresh to refresh the list. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 105: Dhcp Clients

    Section 4 - Configuration DHCP Clients This table lists each DHCP client, including its hostname, MAC address, IP address, and expiration time. Click Refresh to refresh the list. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 106: Logs

    Section 4 - Configuration Logs This table shows the system log for the device. Click Refresh to refresh the list. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 107: Statistics

    Here you can view the packets transmitted and received passing through your router on both WAN and LAN ports, as well as the DSL information. The traffic counter will reset if the device is rebooted. Click Reset Statistics to reset the list. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 108: Route Info

    Section 4 - Configuration Route Info The Route Info page displays a summary of the current route configuration between the router and the WAN. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 109: Help

    Section 4 - Configuration Help The Help section provides documentation for each section of the web configuration. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 110: Connect And Share A Usb Device

    Connect and Share a USB Storage Device The DSL-2790U will share a FAT32 or NTFS formatted USB storage device using the Samba file sharing protocol. Once connected, you can copy, move, delete, and edit files like you would with any ordinary drive attached to your computer. You must first create a Storage User Account in order to share a USB storage device.
  • Page 111 Step 4 - The Add Storage User Account dialog will appear. Create a username and password for your Storage User Account and click Apply. Now that a Storage User Account has been created, you may connect to from devices on your network. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 112: Connecting From A Windows Based Pc

    Section 5 - Connect and Share a USB Device Connecting from a Windows Based PC Step 1 - Click the start menu and select Computer. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 113 Section 5 - Connect and Share a USB Device Step 2 - Click Map network drive. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 114 Section 5 - Connect and Share a USB Device Step 3 - Select the drive letter you wish to map your network drive to. Enter the DSL-2790U’s IP address and the name of the USB volume you wish to share. For example \\192.168.1.1\usb1_1.
  • Page 115 Section 5 - Connect and Share a USB Device Step 4 - Enter your Storage User Account Username and Password. Click OK. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 116 Step 5 - A folder of the shared USB storage device will appear. Congratulations Your files are now shared. Repeat this process from each Windows PC you wish to share your USB drive with. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 117: Connecting From A Mac

    Section 5 - Connect and Share a USB Device Connecting from a Mac Step 1 - While in Finder, click Go menu and select Connect to Server... D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 118 Section 5 - Connect and Share a USB Device Step 2 - Enter the DSL-2790U’s IP address and the name of the USB volume you wish to share. For example smb//192.168.1.1/usb1_1. Click Connect. If you have multiple USB storage devices attached via a USB Hub, consult the Advanced > Storage Service > Storage Device Information section of the DSL-2790U’s Web Configuration utility for a list of available volume names.
  • Page 119 Section 5 - Connect and Share a USB Device Step 4 - Enter your Storage User Account Username and Password. Click Connect. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 120 Section 5 - Connect and Share a USB Device Step 5 - A folder of the shared USB storage device will appear. Need to collect better screenshots D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 121: Connect A Wireless Client To Your Router

    WPS. Once you know, follow the steps below: Step 1 - Press the WPS button on the back of DSL-2790U for about 1 second. The Internet LED on the front will start to blink.
  • Page 122: Windows® 10

    Windows® 10 When connecting to the DSL-2790U wirelessly for the first time, you will need to input the wireless network name (SSID) and Wi-Fi password (security key) of the device you are connecting to. If your product has a Wi-Fi configuration card, you can find the default network name and Wi-Fi password here.
  • Page 123 You will then be prompted to enter the Wi-Fi password (network security key) for the wireless network. Enter the password into the box and click Next to connect to the network. Your computer will now automatically connect to this wireless network when it is detected. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 124: Windows® 8

    Wireless Icon Clicking on this icon will display a list of wireless networks which are within connecting proximity of your computer. Select the desired network by clicking on the network name. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 125 WPS button on your router at the point to enable the WPS function. When you have established a successful connection a wireless network, the word Connected will appear next to the name of the network to which you are connected. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 126: 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 DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 127 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 DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 128 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 on the wireless router. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 129: Windows Vista

    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 DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 130: Wpa/Wpa2

    (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 DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 131 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 on the wireless router. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 132: Windows® Xp

    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 DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 133: Wpa/Wpa2

    (lower-right corner of screen). Select View Available Wireless Networks. 2. Highlight the Wi-Fi network (SSID) you would like to connect to and click Connect. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 134 It may take 20-30 seconds to connect to the wireless network. If the connection fails, please verify that the WPA-PSK settings are correct. The Wi-Fi password must be exactly the same as on the wireless router. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 135: Troubleshooting

    1. Why can’t I access the web-based configuration utility? When entering the IP address of the D-Link router (192.168.1.1 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 136 • 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 137 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 DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 138 • 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 DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 139: 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 140: What Is 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. How does wireless work? Wireless works similar to how cordless phone work, through radio signals to transmit data from one point A to point B.
  • Page 141 • Stay on top of everything at home as you would at office • Remotely access your office network from home • Share Internet connection and printer with multiple computers • No need to dedicate office space D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 142: Tips

    The wireless connection in public places is usually called “hotspots”. Using a D-Link CardBus adapter with your laptop, you can access the hotspot to connect to Internet from remote locations like: airports, hotels, coffee shops, libraries, restaurants, and convention centers.
  • Page 143: 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 CardBus adapters. All the adapters must be in Ad-Hoc mode to communicate. D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 144: 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 145: Statically Assign An Ip Address

    Set Primary DNS the same as the LAN IP address of your router (192.168.1.1). 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 DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...
  • Page 146: Technical Specifications

    • ITU-T G.992.2 (G.lite) Annex A/C • ITU-T G.994.1 (G.hs) ADSL2 Standards • ITU-T G.992.3 (G.dmt.bis) Annex A/J/K/L/M • ITU-T G.992.4 (G.lite.bis) Annex A ADSL2+ Standards • ITU-T G.992.5 Annex A/L/M D-Link DSL-2790U Wireless N300 ADSL2+ Modem Router User Manual...

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