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Version 1.01 | 2016/06/03
User Manual
AC1900 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Gigabit Router
DIR-878

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Version 1.01 | 2016/06/03 User Manual AC1900 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Gigabit Router DIR-878...

  • Page 2: Manual Revisions

    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

    Con guration..............23 Time & Schedule ..............80 Home ....................24 Time ..................80 Internet...................24 Schedule ................81 DIR-878...................25 System Log................82 Connected Clients ..............26 System Admin..............84 Settings ..................27 System ................85 Wizard ..................27 Upgrade .................86 Internet...................27 Statistics .................87 IPv6 ..................37 VLAN...................57 Wireless ..................59 D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 4

    Windows® 10 ................116 Windows® 8................118 WPA/WPA2 ................. 118 Windows® 7................120 WPA/WPA2 ................. 120 WPS..................123 Windows Vista®................. 127 WPA/WPA2 ................. 128 Troubleshooting ............130 Wireless Basics ...............134 What is Wireless?..............135 Tips....................137 Wireless Modes................. 138 D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 5: Product Overview

    If any of the above items are missing or damaged, please contact your reseller. Note: Using a power supply with a di erent voltage rating than the one included with the DIR-878 will cause damage and void the warranty for this product. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 6: System Requirements

    Users: Make sure you have the latest version of Java installed. Visit www.java.com to download the latest version. QRS Mobile Requirements or tablet. (please refer to the mobile app's store page to check whether your device is compatible) D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 7: Introduction

    This router is equipped with D-Link's Quick VPN technology. Using Quick VPN allows you to securely connect your computer or mobile device to places with free, untrusted Wi-Fi hotspots by encrypting and relaying your connection through your home Internet connection.

  • Page 8

    In addition, this router is equipped with a dual-active rewall (SPI and NAT) to prevent potential attacks over the Internet. The DIR-878 AC1900 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Gigabit Router provides incredible speeds, smart antenna technology, fast ports, cloud features, and terri c security features. It also features an innovative design and easy installation options.

  • Page 9: Features

    1 Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11n and 802.11ac speci cations. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network tra c, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental conditions will adversely a ect wireless signal range. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 10: Hardware Overview

    A solid light indicates connection on the Internet port. If the LED is orange, the router cannot connect to the Internet. A solid light indicates that the 2.4 GHz wireless band is enabled. A solid light indicates that the 5 GHz wireless band is enabled. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 11: Back Panel

    Press to start the WPS process and automatically create a secure connection to a WPS client. Press this button turn o or turn on the wireless networks. Power Connector Connector for the supplied power adapter. Power Button Press the power button to power the device on and o . D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 12: Installation

    WAN con guration settings which might be necessary to establish a connection. label each cable or take a picture of your existing setup before making any changes. WinPoET, BroadJump, or EnterNet 300 from your computer or you will not be able to connect to the Internet. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • 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: Hardware Setup

    3. Turn o and unplug the power and Ethernet cable to your cable or DSL broadband modem. This is required. In some cases, you may need to turn it o for up to ve minutes. Modem DIR-878 D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 15

    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-878 Note: This unit is to be used with power supply model DA-60N12. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 16

    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 Completing Setup on page Modem DIR-878 D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 17: Completing Setup

    - This wizard will launch when you log into the router for the rst time. on page 19. Refer to Manual Setup - Log in to the router and manually con gure your router. Refer to Con guration - Router Mode on page 23. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 18: 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 di erent to that QRS Mobile of the screenshots, but the process is the same. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 19

    Ethernet cable into your DSL or cable modem, and plug the other end into the port marked on the DIR-878. Tap to automatically detect your Internet connection and proceed to the next step. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 20

    Enter the administrator password of your choice. Unlike the Wi-Fi password, this password is only required when you need to con gure the router. See Con guration on page 23 for details of when this password is used. Tap proceed. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 21

    Notify me when new rmware is available box and tap Otherwise, just tap to proceed. Step 9 You will be presented with a summary of your chosen settings. Tap Save to complete the setup. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 22

    Section 3 - Installation QRS Mobile App (continued) Congratulations, your device has been successfully con gured! You can share this information by tapping , or tap to exit the app. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 23: Setup Wizard

    Alternatively, enter the IP address of the router (default: The wizard is designed to guide you through a step-by-step process to con gure your new D-Link router and connect to the Internet. Click to continue. Please wait while your router detects your Internet connection type. If the router detects your Internet connection, you may need to enter your ISP information such as username and password.

  • Page 24

    Note: Make sure to remove your PPPoE software from your computer. The software 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 to continue. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 25

    59. 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 con guration utility. Click to continue. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 26

    Back to make changes. At the end of the wizard, you will be presented with a nal summary of your settings. Click to close the wizard. Congratulations, your device has been successfully con gured! D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 27: Con Guration

    You may quickly jump back Home at any time. Note: The system will automatically log out after a period of inactivity. If the mode switch is set to Router these are the pages you will see. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 28: 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. To recon gure the Internet settings, refer to Internet on page 27. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 29: Dir-878

    To recon gure 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. Refer to Wireless on page 59 for more information. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 30: Connected Clients

    Enable to reserve this IP address for this client. Reserve IP: Specify an IP address for the DIR-878's DHCP server to assign. IP Address (Reserved): Allow or Block access to the router. Parental Control: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 31: Settings

    For Static IP refer to page 29. refer to page 30. For PPTP refer to page 32. refer to page 34. refer to page 36. To con gure an IPv6 connection, click the IPv6 link. Refer to page 37. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 32

    The default MAC address is set to the Internet port’s physical interface MAC Address MAC address on the router. You can use the drop-down menu to Clone: replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of a connected client. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 33

    The default MAC address is set to the Internet port’s physical interface MAC Address MAC address on the router. You can use the drop-down menu to Clone: replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of a connected client. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 34

    Enter the secondary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP. Secondary DNS Server: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for MTU: optimal performance with your ISP. The recommended setting is D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 35

    The default MAC address is set to the Internet port’s physical interface MAC Address MAC address on the router. You can use the drop-down menu to Clone: replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of a connected client. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 36

    Enter the secondary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP. Secondary DNS Server: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for MTU: optimal performance with your ISP. The recommended setting is D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 37

    Enter the secondary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP. Secondary DNS Server: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for MTU: optimal performance with your ISP. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 38

    Enter the secondary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP. Secondary DNS Server: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for MTU: optimal performance with your ISP. The recommended setting is D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 39

    Enter the secondary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP. Secondary DNS Server: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for MTU: optimal performance with your ISP. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 40

    B4 IPv6 Address: Once connected, the WAN IPv6 address will be displayed here. WAN IPv6 Address: Once connected, the IPv6 WAN default gateway address will be IPv6 WAN Default displayed here. Gateway: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 41: Ipv6

    For Static IPv6 refer to page 40. refer to page 42. refer to page 45. For IPv6 in IPv4 Tunnel refer to page 49. For 6 to 4 refer to page 52. For 6rd refer to page 54. refer to page 56. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 42: Auto Detection

    LAN IPv6 Link- Local Address: If Enable DHCP-PD is disabled these additional parameters are available for con guration: Enter a valid LAN IPv6 address. LAN IPv6 Address: Displays the router’s LAN link-local address. LAN IPv6 Link- Local Address: D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 43

    Enter the starting IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. IPv6 Address Range (Start): Enter the ending IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. IPv6 Address Range (End): Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 44: Static Ipv6

    Enter the subnet pre x length supplied by your ISP. Subnet Pre x Length: LAN IPv6 Address Settings Enter the LAN (local) IPv6 address for the router. LAN IPv6 Address: Displays the router’s LAN link-local address. LAN IPv6 Link- Local Address: D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 45

    Enter the starting IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. IPv6 Address Range (Start): Enter the ending IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. IPv6 Address Range (End): Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). IPv6 Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 46

    LAN IPv6 Link- Local Address: If Enable DHCP-PD is disabled these additional parameters are available for con guration: Enter a valid LAN IPv6 address. LAN IPv6 Address: Displays the router’s LAN link-local address. LAN IPv6 Link- Local Address: D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 47

    If you selected Stateful DHCPv6 as the Autocon guration Type: Enter the starting IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. IPv6 Address Range (Start): Enter the ending IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. IPv6 Address Range (End): D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 48

    Enter the starting IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. IPv6 Address Range (Start): Enter the ending IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. IPv6 Address Range (End): Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). IPv6 Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 49

    If you selected Create a new session as the PPPoE Session: Enter the username provided by your ISP Username: Enter the ISP service name (optional). Password: Select either or Manual. Address Mode: Enter the ISP service name (optional). Service Name: Select either or Manual. Reconnect Mode D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 50

    Primary DNS Server: Enter the secondary DNS server address. Secondary DNS Server: LAN IPv6 Address Settings Enable or disable prefix delegation services. This option is only Enable DHCP-PD: available if you selected Dynamic IP for address mode. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 51

    /64 (i.e. allowing for a larger address allocation), such as /63. Contact your ISP for more information. Select or Stateful DHCPv6. Autocon guration Type: If you selected as the Autocon guration Type: Enter the router advertisement lifetime (in minutes). Router Advertisement Lifetime: D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 52

    Enter the starting IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. IPv6 Address Range (Start): Enter the ending IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. IPv6 Address Range (End): Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). IPv6 Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 53: 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: Enter the primary DNS server address. Primary DNS Server: Enter the secondary DNS server address. Secondary DNS Server: D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 54

    LAN interface. Note: This feature requires a smaller subnet pre x than DHCP-PD in LAN: /64 (i.e. allowing for a larger address allocation), such as /63. Contact your ISP for more information. or Stateful DHCPv6. Select Autocon guration Type: D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 55

    Enter the starting IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. IPv6 Address Range (Start): Enter the ending IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. IPv6 Address Range (End): Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). IPv6 Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 56

    Enter the secondary DNS server address. Secondary DNS Server: LAN IPv6 Address Settings Enter the LAN (local) IPv6 address for the router. LAN IPv6 Address: Displays the router’s LAN link-local address. LAN IPv6 Link- Local Address: D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 57

    Enter the starting IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. IPv6 Address Range (Start): Enter the ending IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. IPv6 Address Range (End): Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). IPv6 Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 58

    Enter the 6rd border relay IPv4 address settings supplied by your ISP. 6rd Border Relay IPv4 Address: LAN IPv6 Address Settings Displays the router’s LAN IPv6 Address link-local address. LAN IPv6 Address: Displays the router’s LAN link-local address. LAN IPv6 Link- Local Address: D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 59

    Enter the starting IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. IPv6 Address Range (Start): Enter the ending IPv6 address for the DHCP server’s IPv6 assignment. IPv6 Address Range (End): Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). IPv6 Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 60

    Enter your own ULA pre x. ULA Pre x: Current IPv6 ULA Settings Displays the current ULA pre x. Current ULA Pre x: Displays the LAN's IPv6 ULA. LAN IPv6 ULA: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 61: Vlan

    Enter the VLAN ID for Internet tra c. Internet VLAN ID Enter the VLAN ID for IPTV tra c. IPTV VLAN ID Enter the VLAN ID for VOIP tra c. VOIP VLAN ID: If Priority ID is enabled: D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 62

    VLAN. Interface Tra c Type Setting Select which VLAN to assign each of the interface ports to. The options LAN 1-4, Wireless, are Internet, IPTV, or VOIP. Guest Zone: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 63: Wireless

    (WPS). Using WPS-PIN disabled by default due to security vulnerabilities. Enable or disable WPS-PBC fuctionality. WPS-PBC Status: Enable or disable WPS-PIN fuctionality. WPS-PIN Status: Refer to the next page if you wish to disable Smart Connect or click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 64

    802.11n devices. (2.4 GHz): Select if you are using 802.11ac, 802.11n, and 802.11a Channel Width devices, select if you are using 802.11n and 802.11a (5 GHz): devices, or select if you are only using 802.11a devices. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 65

    The easiest way to connect your wireless devices to the router is with Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS). Using WPS-PIN disabled by default due to security vulnerabilities. Enable or disable WPS-PBC fuctionality. WPS-PBC Status: Enable or disable WPS-PIN fuctionality. WPS-PIN Status: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 66: Guest Zone

    Create a password to use for wireless security. Password: Home Network Access Enabling this option will confine connectivity to the Internet, Internet Access preventing guests from accessing other local network devices. Only: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 67: Network

    Enter the domain name (optional). Local Domain Name: Disable to transfer the DNS server information from your ISP to your Enable DNS Relay: computers. If enabled, your computers will use the router for a DNS server. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 68

    Enable to allow IPv4 multicast tra c to pass through the router from IPv4 Multicast the Internet. Stream: Enable to allow IPv6 multicast tra c to pass through the router from IPv6 Multicast the Internet. Stream: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 69: 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-878 User Manual...

  • Page 70: Firewall Settings

    Enable this feature to protect your network from certain kinds of Enable Anti-Spoof Checking: Enable or disable IPv6 simple security. IPv6 Simple Security: Enable or disable IPv6 ingress ltering. IPv6 Ingress Filtering: D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 71

    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 o . Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 72: Ipv4/ipv6 Rules

    The schedule may be set to , or you can create your own schedules in the Schedules section. Refer to Refer to Schedule on page 81 for more information. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 73: Port Forwarding

    The schedule may be set to , or you can create your own schedules in the Schedules section. Refer to Schedule on page 81 for more information. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 74: Virtual Server

    The schedule may be set to , or you can create your own schedules in the Schedules section. Refer to Schedule on page 81 for more information. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 75: Website Filter

    . Next, under Website URL/Domain enter the URL or domain. If you wish to remove a rule, click on its trash can 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-878 User Manual...

  • Page 76: Static Routes

    A value 1 is the lowest cost and 15 is the highest cost. Select the interface that the IP packet must use to transit out of the Interface: router when this route is used. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 77: Ipv6

    Enter the metric value for this rule here. Metric: Select the interface that the IP packet must use to transit out of the Interface: router when this route is used. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 78: Dynamic Dns

    Enter a timeout time (in hours). Time Out: Click Save when you are done. At the bottom of the page are the IPv6 host settings. To con gure an IPv6 dynamic DNS host, refer to IPv6 Host on page 75. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 79: Ipv6 Host

    Enter the host name that you registered with your dynamic DNS Host Name: service provider. Enter the IPv6 address of the dynamic DNS server. Alternatively, select IPv6 Address: the server device in the drop-down menu. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 80: Quick Vpn

    If Quick VPN is enabled, the following options are available: Enter a username between 1 and 20 characters. Username: Enter a username between 1 and 20 characters. Password Enter a passkey between 6 and 64 characters. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 81

    Advanced Settings - Address Autocon guration Settings Choose the authentication protocol type: , or Authentication is the default. Protocol: Select the encryption cipher strength: None, RC4-40, or RC4-128. MPPE: RC4-128 is the default. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 82: User

    Enable or disable the Windows File Sharing function for this user, Status allowing connected clients access to media les over the network. is enabled, choose to assign either Read Only or Permission Write permission. Click Browse to Folder D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 83: User (continued)

    Enable or disable ftp server access for this user. Status is enabled, choose to assign either Read Only or Permission permission. Folder Enable or disable Virtual Private Network (VPN) functionality for this Status user. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 84: Management

    Click Save when you are done. To con gure and manage your schedules, click Schedule and refer to Schedule on page 81. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 85: 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 Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 86: System Log

    Enter the email address your SysLog messages will be sent from. From E-mail Address: Enter the email address your SysLog messages will be sent to. To E-mail Address: Enter your SMTP server address. SMTP Server Address: D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 87

    The schedule may be set to , or you can create your own schedules in the Schedules section. Refer to Schedule on page 81 for more information. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 88: System 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-878 User Manual...

  • Page 89: System

    You may set the DIR-878 to automatically reboot at a set time. The options Auto Reboot: are Never, Daily, Weekly. You may set the hour using a 24 hour format, the minute, and the day you wish to have the DIR-878 automatically reboot. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 90: Upgrade

    If you wish to upgrade manually, rst download the rmware le you wish Upgrade to upgrade to. Next, click the button and browse to Firmware: the le to install the new rmware. You can also browse to a language pack le to install a new language pack. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 91: Statistics

    The graph will update in real time. To clear the information on the graph, click Clear. The tra c counter will reset if the device is rebooted. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 92: Quick Vpn

    Section 5 - Quick VPN Quick VPN This router is equipped with D-Link's Quick VPN technology. Virtual Private Networking (VPN) creates a connection between devices across the Internet. Using Quick VPN allows you to securely connect your computer or mobile device to places with free, untrusted Wi-Fi hotspots in places like co ee shops and hotels by encrypting and relaying it through your home Internet connection.

  • Page 93: Important Information

    Important Information The following instructions explain and help you to con gure your D-Link Quick VPN enabled router and devices to create a Virtual Private Network (VPN). This feature is provided for advanced users who wish to connect remotely and use their router's Internet connection to add a layer of security while using untrusted networks.

  • Page 94: Quick Vpn Server Setup Instructions

    Choose the authentication protocol type: , or Authentication Protocol: is the default. Select the encryption cipher strength: none, RC4-40, or RC4-128. MPPE: RC4-128 is the default. Click Save when you are done. Click Save and proceed to client setup pages. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 95: Ios Devices

    This section provides Quick VPN setup instructions for iOS devices using the Pro le function. Refer to Quick VPN Server Setup Instructions on page 90 for more information. Open the e-mail containing your Quick VPN pro le. Open the attachment. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 96

    Section 5 - Quick VPN VPN Setup Instructions (Continued) The Install Pro le dialog will appear, tap Install in the upper right hand corner of your screen. Enter your device's passcode when prompted. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 97

    Acknowledge the disclaimer by tapping Install in the upper right hand corner. Tap the red Install button. Enter the Shared Secret (PSK) from the Quick VPN con guration page. Tap Done. Your iOS device is now con gured to connect to your Quick VPN server. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 98

    To connect or disconnect from to your Quick VPN server, open Settings and tap the button next to VPN. The VPN icon will appear in the noti cation area at the top of your screen indicating that your device is currently connected to the Quick VPN server. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 99: Mac Os X

    Open the exported pro le. The Install Pro le dialog will appear; click Continue and Install. Enter your user account password when prompted. Close the Pro les dialog. Go to > System Preferences... > Network and select the Quick VPN connection and click D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 100

    Section 5 - Quick VPN VPN Setup Instructions (Continued) Enter your Passkey in the Shared Secret text box and click then OK. Your Mac is now con gured to connect to your Quick VPN server. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 101

    Section 5 - Quick VPN Connect or Disconnect To connect to or disconnect from your Quick VPN server, go to > System Preferences... > Network. Select the Quick VPN connection and click on the Connect or Disconnect button. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 102: Windows 7

    Enter the of your Quick VPN server in the Internet address box, create a name for your connection in the Destination Name, check Don't Connect now; just set it up so I can connect later, and click D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 103

    Password and check Remember this password. Click Create to continue. Do not click Connect Now. Click Close. Click the Start button and type view network connections into the Search programs and les text box. Select View network connections. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 104

    Enter your Passkey in the Key text box under Use preshared key for authentication. Click OK to close click OK to close Quick VPN Connection Properties. Your Windows 7 system is now con gured to connect to your Quick VPN server. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 105

    To connect to or disconnect from your Quick VPN server, click on the Network Settings icon in the noti cation area of the Windows taskbar and from the Dial Up and VPN section click on your Quick VPN connection and click on the Connect or Disconnect button. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 106: Windows 8.1/8

    Section 5 - Quick VPN Windows 8.1/8 VPN Setup Instructions This section provides Quick VPN setup instructions for Windows 8.1/8 Click the Start button and type vpn. Select Manage virtual private networks. From the Network Settings page, click D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 107

    Enter your of your Quick VPN server. Select User name and password from Type of sign-in info. If you would like windows to remember your sign-in information, enter your and select Remember my sign-in info Choose Save. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 108

    Section 5 - Quick VPN VPN Setup Instructions (Continued) Right-click on the Quick VPN Connection you just created and left-click on Properties. Select the Security tab. For the Type of VPN, select D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 109

    Section 5 - Quick VPN VPN Setup Instructions (Continued) Click the Start button and type view network connections. Select View network connections. Right-click your Quick VPN Connection and left-click Properties. Select the Security tab. For the Type of VPN, select D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 110

    Enter your Passkey in the Key text box under Use preshared key for authentication. Click OK to close and click OK to close Quick VPN Properties. Your Windows 8.1/8 system is now con gured to connect to your Quick VPN server. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 111

    To connect to or disconnect from your Quick VPN server, click on the Network Settings icon in the noti cation area of the Windows taskbar. Click on your Quick VPN connection and click on the Connect or Disconnect button. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 112: Windows 10

    Section 5 - Quick VPN Windows 10 VPN Setup Instructions This section provides Quick VPN setup instructions for Windows 10. Click Start > Settings > Network & Internet > D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 113

    Select User name and password from Type of sign-in info. If you would like windows to remember your sign-in information, enter your and select Remember my sign-in info Choose Save. Your Windows 10 system is now con gured to connect to your Quick VPN server. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 114

    To connect to or disconnect from your Quick VPN server, click on the Network Settings icon in the noti cation area of the Windows taskbar and click on your Quick VPN connection. The Network & Internet Settings page will open. Click on the Connect or Disconnect button. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 115: Android

    Section 5 - Quick VPN Android VPN Setup Instructions This section provides Quick VPN setup instructions for Android devices. Your device's screens may vary. Go to Settings > More from the Wireless & networks > D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 116

    Enter a name for your VPN connection. Select PSK for Type. Enter the of your Quick VPN server. Enter your Passkey in IPSec pre-shared key eld. Choose Save. Your Android device is now con gured to connect to your Quick VPN server. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 117

    Section 5 - Quick VPN Connect or Disconnect To connect to or disconnect from your Quick VPN server, go to Settings > More from the Wireless & networks > VPN and select the Quick VPN connection you created. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 118

    Section 5 - Quick VPN Connect or Disconnect (Continued) To connect, enter your Username and Password and select To disconnect, select D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 119: 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 con gured. Once the Internet light stops blinking, you will be connected and your wireless connection will be secure with WPA2. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 120: 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-878 User Manual...

  • Page 121

    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-878 User Manual...

  • Page 122: 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-878 User Manual...

  • Page 123

    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-878 User Manual...

  • Page 124: 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-878 User Manual...

  • Page 125

    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-878 User Manual...

  • Page 126

    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-878 User Manual...

  • Page 127: Wps

    The WPS feature of the DIR-878 can be con gured using Windows® 7. Carry out the following steps to use Windows® 7 to con gure 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-878 User Manual...

  • Page 128

    Section 6- Connecting a Wireless Client 3. Double-click the DIR-878. DIR-878 4. Input the WPS PIN number (on the router label) in the Setup > Wireless Setup menu in the Router’s Web UI) and click D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 129

    Section 6- Connecting a Wireless Client 5. Type a name to identify the network. 6. To con gure advanced settings, click the icon. Click to continue. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 130

    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-878 User Manual...

  • Page 131: 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-878 User Manual...

  • Page 132: 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-878 User Manual...

  • Page 133

    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-878 User Manual...

  • Page 134: Troubleshooting

    1. Why can’t I access the web-based con guration 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 135

    10 seconds. Release the button and the router will go through its reboot process. Wait about 30 seconds to access the router. The default IP address is 192.168.0.1. When logging in, leave the password box empty. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 136

    URL. Start and then click Run. command (Windows® NT, 2000, XP, Vista®, and 7 users type in cmd) and press (or click OK). ping [url] [-f] [-l] [MTU value] Example: ping yahoo.com -f -l 1472 D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 137

    To change the MTU rate on your router follow the steps below: OK to enter the web con guration page for the device. Setup and then click Manual Con gure. Save Settings to save your settings. of ten. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 138: 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 139: 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 a ord. D-Link has all the products you need to build your network.

  • Page 140

    Who uses wireless? Wireless technology as become so popular in recent years that almost everyone is using it, whether it’s for home, o ce, business, D-Link has a wireless solution for it. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 141: Tips

    The wireless connection in public 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, co ee shops, libraries, restaurants, and convention centers.

  • Page 142: 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-878 User Manual...

  • Page 143: 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 144: 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-878 User Manual...

  • Page 145: 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-878 User Manual...

  • Page 146: Technical Speci Cations

    Environmental factors will adversely a ect wireless signal range. 2 Frequency Range varies depending on country’s regulation. 3 The DIR-878 does not include 5.25-5.35 GHz & 5.47-5.725 GHz in some regions. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 147: Regulatory Statements

    Note The country code selection is for non-USA models only and is not available to all USA models. Per FCC regulations, all WiFi product marketed in the USA must be xed to USA operational channels only. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 148

    Le présent appareil est conforme aux CNR d'ISED applicables aux appareils radio exempts de licence. L'exploitation est autorisée aux deux conditions suivantes : (1) l'appareil ne doit pas produire de brouillage, et (2) l'utilisateur de l'appareil doit accepter tout brouillage radioélectrique subi, même si le brouillage est susceptible d'en compromettre le fonctionnement. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 149

    Cet équipement est conforme aux limites d'exposition aux rayonnements ISED établies pour un environnement non contrôlé. Cet équipement doit être installé et utilisé avec un minimum de 44 cm de distance entre la source de rayonnement et votre corps. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 150

    第十二條: 經型式認證合格之低功率射頻電機,非經許可,公司、商號或使用者均不得擅自變更頻率、加大功率或變 更原設計之特性及功能。 第十四條: 低功率射頻電機之使用不得影響飛航安全及干擾合法通信;經發現有干擾現象時,應立即停用,並改善至 無干擾時方得繼續使用。前項合法通信,指依電信法規定作業之無線電通信。低功率射頻電機須忍受合法通信或工 業、科學及醫療用電波輻射性電機設備之干擾。 電磁波曝露量MPE標準值(MPE) 1 mW/cm ,本產品使用時建議應距離人體 0 cm 5.15 – 5.25 GHz 200 mW 5.25 – 5.35 GHz 200 mW 5.47 – 5.725 GHz 2.4 G 2.4 – 2.4835 GHz 100 mW D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 151

    υλικολογισμικό του προϊόντος είναι διαθέσιμα για λήψη από τη σελίδα του προϊόντος στην τοποθεσία www.dlink. com. Par les présentes, D-Link Corporation déclare que ce produit, ces accessoires et ce logiciel sont conformes aux Français [French] directives 2014/53/UE.Le texte complet de la déclaration de conformité de l'UE et le icroprogramme du produit sont disponibles au téléchargement sur la page des produits à...

  • Page 152

    Polski [Polish] można pobrać na stronie produktu w witrynie www.dlink.com. Desta forma, a D-Link Corporation declara que este produto, os acessórios e o software estão em conformidade Português [Portuguese] com a diretiva 2014/53/UE. O texto completo da declaração de conformidade da UE e do rmware...

  • Page 153

    Appendix D - Regulatory Information Hér með lýsir D-Link Corporation því y r að þessi vara, fylgihlutir og hugbúnaður eru í samræmi við tilskipun Íslenska [Icelandic] 2014/53/EB. Sækja má ESB-samræmisy rlýsinguna í heild sinni og fastbúnað vörunnar af vefsíðu vörunnar á www.

  • Page 154

    Access Points unterstützen die Funktionen DFS (Dynamic Frequency Selection) und TPC (Transmit Power Control) wie erforderlich bei Betrieb auf 5 GHz innerhalb der EU. Bitte schlagen Sie im Handbuch oder Datenblatt nach nach, ob Ihr Gerät eine 2,4 GHz und / oder 5 GHz Verbindung nutzt. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 155

    5 Ghz dentro de la UE. Por favor compruebe el manual o la cha de producto para comprobar si el producto utiliza las bandas inalámbricas de 2.4 GHz y/o la de 5 GHz. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 156

    Toegangspunten ondersteunen DFS (Dynamic Frequency Selection) en TPC (Transmit Power Control) functionaliteit zoals vereist bij gebruik in 5 GHz binnen de EU. Raadpleeg de handleiding of de datasheet om te controleren of uw product gebruik maakt van 2.4 GHz en/of 5 GHz. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 157

    Nutzung in Außenbereichen vorgesehen und eingestuft. Halten Sie das Produkt von Heizkörpern und anderen Quellen fern, die Wärme erzeugen. Trennen Sie das Produkt immer von der Stromzufuhr, bevor Sie es reinigen und verwenden Sie dazu ausschließlich ein trockenes fusselfreies Tuch. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 158

    Mantenga el producto alejado de los radiadores y de otras fuentes de calor. Desenchufe siempre el producto de la alimentación de red antes de limpiarlo y utilice solo un paño seco sin pelusa. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 159

    Houd het product uit de buurt van radiators en andere warmtebronnen. U dient het product steeds los te koppelen van de stroom voordat u het reinigt en gebruik uitsluitend een droge pluisvrije doek. D-Link DIR-878 User Manual...

  • Page 160

    D-Link designs and builds its products to be as environmentally friendly as possible, by using recyclable, low toxic materials in both products and packaging. D-Link recommends that you always switch o or unplug your D-Link products when they are not in use. By doing so you will help to save energy and reduce CO2 emissions.

  • Page 161

    à préserver l’environnement et à protéger la santé de l’homme. Chez D-Link, nous sommes conscients de l'impact de nos opérations et produits sur l'environnement et nous engageons à le réduire. Pour limiter cet impact, D-Link conçoit et fabrique ses produits de manière aussi écologique que possible, en utilisant des matériaux recyclables et faiblement toxiques, tant dans ses produits que ses emballages.

  • Page 162

    D-Link zijn producten zo milieuvriendelijk mogelijk, door het gebruik van recycleerbare producten met lage toxiciteit in product en verpakking. D-Link raadt aan om steeds uw D-Link producten uit te schakelen of uit de stekker te halen wanneer u ze niet gebruikt. Door dit te doen bespaart u energie en beperkt u de CO2-emissies.

  • Page 163

    Některá sběrná místa přijímají výrobky zdarma. Recyklací výrobku i obalu pomáháte chránit životní prostředí i lidské zdraví. Ve společnosti D-Link jsme si vědomi vlivu našich provozů a výrobků na životní prostředí a snažíme se o minimalizaci těchto vlivů. Proto své...

  • Page 164

    D-Link produkter som er så miljøvennlig som mulig, ved å bruke resirkulerbare, lav-toksiske materialer både i produktene og forpakningen. D-Link anbefaler at du alltid slår av eller frakobler D-Link-produkter når de ikke er i bruk. Ved å gjøre dette hjelper du å spare energi og å redusere CO2-utslipp.

  • Page 165

    D-Link sine produkter, så de er så miljøvenlige som muligt, ved at bruge genanvendelige materialer med lavt giftighedsniveau i både produkter og emballage. D-Link anbefaler, at du altid slukker eller frakobler dine D-Link-produkter, når de ikke er i brug. Ved at gøre det bidrager du til at spare energi og reducere CO2-udledningerne.

  • Page 166

    På D-Link förstår vi och är fast beslutna att minska den påverkan våra verksamheter och produkter kan ha på miljön. För att minska denna påverkan utformar och bygger D-Link sina produkter för att de ska vara så miljövänliga som möjligt, genom att använda återvinningsbara material med låg gifthalt i både produkter och förpackningar.

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