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D-Link DFL-1100 Installation Manual

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• CAT5 UTP Straight-Through Ethernet Cable
• CAT5 UTP Crossover Cable
• RS-232 Console Interface Cable
• CD-ROM (Containing Manual)
• Power Cord

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• Computer with an Ethernet adapter and a Windows, Mac, or Unix based operating system.
• Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator, version 6.0 or above, with JavaScript enabled.
©2004 D-Link Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective holders. Software and specifications subject to change without notice. DFL-1100. 06162004
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INSTALLATION GUIDE

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  • Page 1: Installation Guide

    • Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator, version 6.0 or above, with JavaScript enabled. ©2004 D-Link Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. Trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective holders. Software and specifications subject to change without notice. DFL-1100. 06162004...
  • Page 2: Hardware Overview

    DFL-1100 Installation Guide Hardware Overview Front Panel Function Link Solid green indicates a good connection on the associated port number. The Act LED flashes during data transmission on the associated port number. Power A solid light indicates a proper connection to the power supply.
  • Page 3: Hardware Installation

    Hardware Installation Hardware Installation 1. Connect the power cord to the power connector on the rear panel of the DFL-1100. Plug the other end of the power cord to a wall outlet or power strip. 2. Turn on the power switch on the rear panel of the DFL-1100. The Power LED will illuminate.
  • Page 4: The Setup Wizard

    JavaScript enabled. To access the configuration screen, launch your Web browser and enter the IP address of the DFL-1100 in the address field and press enter. If using the DFL-1100’s default IP address, you would enter https://192.168.1.1 (Note: Include the “s”...
  • Page 5: Step 2 - Set Timezone

    DFL-1100 Installation Guide The Setup Wizard Step 2 - Set timezone Select your time zone and daylight savings time settings. Click Next to continue. Step 3 - Configure WAN interface Select the type of Internet connection that you have. If you are unsure of which to select, please contact your Internet Service Provider.
  • Page 6: Step 3 - Static Ip

    DFL-1100 Installation Guide The Setup Wizard Step 3 - Static IP If you selected Static IP, enter the IP address information provided by your Internet Service Provider. You must complete all of the fields except for Secondary DNS Server. Click Next and continue to Step 4 on page 8.
  • Page 7: Step 3 - Big Pond

    DFL-1100 Installation Guide The Setup Wizard Step 3 - PPTP If you selected PPTP, you will need to specify both the tunnel parameters and the physical interface parameters. Click Next and continue to Step 4 on page 8. Step 3 - Big Pond If you selected Big Pond, fill out the username and password and then retype the password.
  • Page 8: Setup Wizard Complete

    • Time Servers: When enabled, the firewall time will be synchronized with the NTP servers entered here. • Syslog Servers: When enabled, the DFL-1100 will log data to the specified servers. Setup Wizard Complete Click on Restart to finalize the configuration.
  • Page 9 DFL-1100 Installation Guide The Setup Wizard A message will appear indicating that the unit is restarting. After you’ve configured the unit, you will need to reconnect to the web browser interface. Type in https://192.168.1.1 Be sure to include the “s” in https.
  • Page 10: Installation Is Complete

    DFL-1100 Installation Guide The Setup Wizard Installation is complete! You should see the System Status screen after reconnecting to the DFL-1100.
  • Page 11 When changes are made to the configuration of the DFL-1100, two new buttons appear below the existing menu buttons. Once all changes to the configuration of the DFL-1100 have been made, click on the Activate button to go to the Activate Changes window.
  • Page 12: Administration Settings

    By default, administrative access is limited to the LAN interface. The selection you made during the Setup Wizard determines whether you can access the DFL-1100 via HTTP and HTTPS or only via HTTPS. Additional interfaces can be configured for administrative access by selecting the appropriate interface (WAN, DMZ, or ETH4).
  • Page 13 Any of the settings below can be limited to specific IP addresses (192.168.0.0/24, 10.0.0.5 - 10.0.0.9) by entering the ranges in the Networks: field. When left blank there are no IP address restrictions. Ping: If enabled, specifies the IP addresses/range that can ping the interface of the DFL-1100. The default setting allows everyone to ping the interface IP.
  • Page 14: Wan Interface Settings

    DFL-1100 Installation Guide WAN Interface Settings WAN Interface Settings When you first connect to the DFL-1100, the Setup Wizard guides you through configuring the basic firewall settings. Your WAN settings are configured at that time. Should you need to modify these settings, go to the System tab and click on the Interfaces button.
  • Page 15 DFL-1100 Installation Guide WAN Interface Settings DHCP If using DHCP, there is no need to enter any values. PPPoE If you are using a PPPoE connection, you must enter the username and password, retype the password, and enter any other information your Internet Service Provider (ISP) requires.
  • Page 16 IDS protection. 3. In the SMTP Server field, type in the address of the SMTP server that the DFL-1100 should use to send e-mail. 4. The DFL-1100 will send out e-mail alerts to up to 3 valid e-mail addresses. Enter the e-mail addresses in the appropriate textbox.
  • Page 17: Changing The Time Zone

    1. Place a checkmark in the Set the system time box. 2. Select the correct date from the dropdown boxes. 3. Enter the correct time in 24-hour format. 4. Click Apply to apply the settings or click Cancel to disregard the changes. DFL-1100 Installation Guide...
  • Page 18: Firewall Policy

    DFL-1100 Installation Guide Firewall Policy The DFL-1100 allows you to configure policies to handle data being transmitted and recieved via the various interfaces. The policy configuration window can be found by going to the Firewall tab and the Policy button is the default selection.
  • Page 19: Port Mapping / Virtual Servers

    Select what schedule should be used for this policy to match. Choose Always for no scheduling. 4. If using Traffic Shaping, fill in the appropriate information. If not, skip this step. 5. Click Apply to apply the settings or click Cancel to disregard the changes. DFL-1100 Installation Guide...
  • Page 20: Ipsec Vpn Configuration

    Communication between the client and the internal network takes place in an encrypted VPN tunnel that connects the DFL-1100 and the roaming users across the Internet. The client can connect to an internal network or the DMZ network. Creating a Roaming Users VPN Tunnel 1.
  • Page 21: Ipsec Vpn Between Two Networks

    PSK. 5. Select LAN-to-LAN as the tunnel type and specify the network behind the other DFL-1100 as Remote Net. Specify the external IP of the other DFL-1100 with an IP address or DNS name.
  • Page 22 To reach the Backup screen, go to the Tools tab and select the Backup button. The Backup option allows the administrator the ability to backup and restore the configuration of the DFL-1100. The configuration file stores system settings, IP addresses, address tables, service tables, IPSec settings, port mappings, and policies. When your DFL-1100 is fully configured, you can save the configuration file to a local drive.
  • Page 23: Restart / Reset

    Reset System Settings to Factory Defaults If you reset the system settings to the factory defaults, you will lose all changes that you’ve made to the DFL-1100 configuration. The system reset will also revert to the original firmware version if the unit’s firmware has been upgraded.
  • Page 24: Technical Support

    DFL-1100 Installation Guide TECHNICAL SUPPORT You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link D-Link ® provides free technical support for customers within the United States and within Canada for the duration of the warranty period on this product.

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