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  • Page 2: Preface

    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 May 19, 2010 • First Release...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    3G Internet Connection ...15 Internet Connection Setup Wizard (WAN Mode) ...16 Manual Configuration (WAN Mode) ...23 Static IP Address ...24 Dynamic IP Address (DHCP) ...25 D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Table of Contents PPPoE (Username/Password) ...26 PPTP (Username/Password) ...28 L2TP (Username/Password) ...30 Russia PPTP (Dual Access) ...32...
  • Page 4 Using Windows Vista® ...82 Configure WPA/WPA2 ...83 Connect Using WCN 2.0 ...85 Using Windows XP ...86 ® Configure WPA-PSK ...87 D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Troubleshooting ...89 Wireless Basics ...93 What is Wireless? ...94 Tips ...96 Wireless Modes ...97 Networking Basics ...98 Check your IP address ...98...
  • Page 5: Product Overview

    D-Link DIR-412 Mobile Wireless Router Power Adapter Ethernet Cable CD-ROM Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage rating than the one included with the DIR-412 will cause damage and void the warranty for this product. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 6: System Requirements

    Network Requirements Web-based Configuration Utility Requirements CD Installation Wizard Requirements D-Link DIR-412 User Manual System Requirements • An Ethernet-based Cable or DSL modem / 3G USB Adapter • IEEE 802.11n/g wireless clients • 10/100 Ethernet Computer with the following: • Windows , Macintosh, or Linux-based operating system ®...
  • Page 7: Features

    * Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11g and 802.11n specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental conditions will adversely affect wireless signal range. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Features...
  • Page 8: Hardware Overview

    Mode Switch Ethernet Port Power Receptor Reset D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Hardware Overview Connections Use this switch to change between WAN mode and 3G Router mode. In WAN mode the Ethernet port is used to connect to your WAN connection. In 3G mode the Ethernet port is used to connect to your LAN connection.
  • Page 9: Top View

    WLAN LED Ethernet LED WPS Button 3G USB Connection D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Hardware Overview Top View Lights orange during bootup. Lights green when router has booted up. A solid green light indicates a proper connection to the power supply. If the LED blinks orange the system has failed.
  • Page 10: Switching Between Wan Mode/3G Router Mode

    Internet connectivity can be failed over to a backup 3G connection, if the main WAN connection fails. When the DIR-412 is in 3G router mode, LAN clients can access the DIR-412 via the DIR-412’s Ethernet connection, as well as via the wireless connection. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 11: Installation

    • If you have DSL and are connecting via PPPoE, make sure you disable or uninstall any PPPoE software such as WinPoet, Broadjump, or Enternet 300 from your computer or you will not be able to connect to the Internet. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Installation...
  • Page 12: 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 13: Connect To Cable/Dsl (Wan Mode)

    4. Verify the link lights on the router. The power light, Internet light, and the Wireless LAN light should be lit. If not, make sure your computer, modem, and router are powered on and verify the cable connections are correct. Internet D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Modem DIR-412...
  • Page 14: Connect To A 3G Internet Service

    Note: The 3G default setting for the DIR-412 is auto-config and always-on reconnect mode. With this setting, the DIR-412 will connect to the Internet automatically. If you do not want the DIR-412 to connect automatically, please disable auto-config and change the reconnect mode to manual. Computer D-Link DIR-412 User Manual DIR-412 3G Network...
  • Page 15: Configuration

    Section 3 - Configuration Configuration This section will show you how to configure your new D-Link wireless router using the web-based configuration utility. Web-based Configuration Utility To access the configuration utility, open a web-browser such as Internet Explorer and enter the IP address of the router (192.168.0.1).
  • Page 16: Internet Connection Setup Wizard (3G Mode)

    Once logged into the web interface of the router, the Setup > Internet page will appear. Click the Internet Connection Setup Wizard button to quickly configure your router using the setup wizard. If you want to enter your settings without running the wizard, click Manual Internet Connection Setup and skip to “Manual Configuration (3G Mode)”. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 17 Section 3 - Configuration Click Next to continue. Create a new password and then click Next to continue. Select your time zone from the drop-down menu and then click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 18 Right PIN: SIM card is ready (green text). Wrong PIN: PIN code is wrong (red text). 3x wrong PIN: SIM card is locked by PUK (red text). D-Link DIR-412 User Manual No PIN set for SIM card SIM card is unlocked (green words).
  • Page 19: Manual Configuration (3G Mode)

    Enter the maximum amount of time the Internet connection should be maintained during inactivity. To disable this feature, enable the Always-on reconnect mode. MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit. You may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your specific ISP. The default is 1500. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Manual Configuration (3G Mode) 3G Internet Connection...
  • Page 20: Internet Connection Setup Wizard (Wan Mode)

    Once logged into the web interface of the router, the Setup > Internet page will appear. Click the Internet Connection Setup Wizard button to quickly configure your router using the setup wizard. If you want to enter your settings without running the wizard, click Manual Internet Connection Setup and skip to page 23 . D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 21 Section 3 - Configuration Click Next to continue. Create a new password and then click Next to continue. Select your time zone from the drop-down menu and then click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 22 If you are currently using that computer, click Copy Your PC’s MAC Address and then click Next to continue. The Host Name is optional but may be required by some ISPs. The default host name is DIR-412. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 23 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 you selected PPTP, enter your PPTP username and password. Click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 24 Section 3 - Configuration If you selected L2TP, enter your L2TP username and password. Click Next to continue. If you selected Static IP Address Connection, enter the network settings supplied by your Internet provider. Click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 25 Russia PPTP (dual mode) and Russia PPPoE (dual mode) are specifically for Russian users. Please fill in the username and password given by Russia ISPs and click Next to continue. Other users may ignore these 2 settings. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 26 Step 3 of the Internet Connection Setup Wizard, the following window appears: Configure the parameters for your 3G Internet Connection and click next to Continue. Click Connect to save your settings and reboot the router. Please allow 1-2 minutes to connect. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 27: Manual Configuration (Wan Mode)

    Connection Type section as described in the following pages. 3G Internet Connection: If enabling the WAN Failover feature, configure the parameters for your 3G Internet Connection. Click the Save Settings button when you have finished configuring the WAN connection. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 28: Static Ip Address

    MAC address unless required by your ISP. You can use the Clone Your PC’s MAC Address button to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of your Ethernet card. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Static IP Address...
  • Page 29: Dynamic Ip Address (Dhcp)

    MAC address unless required by your ISP. You can use the Clone Your PC’s MAC Address button to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of your Ethernet card. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Dynamic IP Address (DHCP)
  • Page 30: Pppoe (Username/Password)

    ISP. To manually enter the DNS Server IP addresses, click the Enter DNS Manually radio button and enter the DNS Server IP addresses in the Primary DNS Server and Secondary DNS Server fields. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual PPPoE (Username/Password)
  • Page 31 MAC address unless required by your ISP. You can use the Clone Your PC’s MAC Address button to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of your Ethernet card. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 32: Pptp (Username/Password)

    Reconnect Mode: Select either Always-on, On-Demand, or Manual. Maximum Idle Time: Enter a maximum idle time during which the Internet connection is maintained during inactivity. To disable this feature, enable Auto reconnect. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual PPTP (Username/Password)
  • Page 33 MAC address unless required by your ISP. You can use the Clone Your PC’s MAC Address button to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of your Ethernet card. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 34: L2Tp (Username/Password)

    Enter the Server IP address provided by your ISP Address: (optional). User Name: Enter your L2TP user name. Password: Enter your L2TP password and then retype the password in the next box. Reconnect Select either Always-on, On-Demand, or Manual. Mode: D-Link DIR-412 User Manual L2TP (Username/Password)
  • Page 35 MAC address unless required by your ISP. You can use the Clone Your PC’s MAC Address button to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of your Ethernet card. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 36: Russia Pptp (Dual Access)

    MPPE encryption protocol between the DIR-412 and PPTP server. Password: Enter your PPTP password and then retype the password in the next box. Reconnect Mode: Select either Always-on, On-Demand, or Manual. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Russia PPTP (Dual Access)
  • Page 37 MAC address unless required by your ISP. You can use the Clone Your PC’s MAC Address button to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of your Ethernet card. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 38: Russia Pppoe (Dual Access)

    Enter the ISP Service Name (optional). Reconnect Select either Always-on, On-Demand, or Manual. Mode: Maximum Idle Enter a maximum idle time during which the Time: Internet connection is maintained during inactivity. To disable this feature, enable Auto-reconnect. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Russia PPPoE (Dual Access)
  • Page 39 Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of your Ethernet card. MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - You may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your specific ISP. 1492 is the default MTU. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 40: Wireless Settings

    Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) and refer to “Add Wireless Device with WPS Wizard” on page 72. If you want to manually configure the wireless settings on your router click Manual Wireless Network Setup and refer to the next page. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 41: Manual Wireless Network Setup

    WMM (Wi-Fi Multimedia) is QoS for your wireless network. Check this box to improve the quality of video and voice applications for your wireless clients. This feature is not available in 802.11n configurations. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Manual Wireless Network Setup...
  • Page 42 In order for your wireless devices to connect to your router, you will need to manually enter the Wireless Network Name on each device. Wireless Security: Refer to Section 4 - Wireless security for more information regarding wireless security. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 43: Network Settings

    Enter the Domain name (Optional). Enable DNS Relay: Uncheck the box to transfer the DNS server information from your ISP to your computers. If checked, your computers will use the router for a DNS server. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Network Settings...
  • Page 44: Dhcp Server Settings

    IP addresses are outside of this range or you may have an IP conflict. DHCP Lease Time: The length of time for the IP address lease. Enter the Lease time in minutes. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual DHCP Server Settings...
  • Page 45: Dhcp Reservation

    When you have finished configuring the above settings, check the boxes next to the DHCP Reservation entries you want to add to the DHCP Reservations List and click the Save Settings button at the top or bottom of the window to save your entries and activate your reservations. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual DHCP Reservation...
  • Page 46: Virtual Server

    Each virtual service that is created will be listed at the bottom of the screen in the Virtual Servers List. Pre-defined virtual services are already listed in the table. You may use them by enabling them and assigning the server IP to use that particular virtual service. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 47 The schedule of time when the Virtual Server Rule will be enabled. The schedule may be set to Always, which will allow the particular service to always be enabled. You can create your own times in the Tools > Schedules section. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 48: Port Forwarding

    Select a schedule for when the Port Forwarding Rule will be enabled. The schedule may be set to Always, which will allow the particular service to always be enabled. You can create your own times in the Tools > Schedules section. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Port Forwarding...
  • Page 49: Application Rules

    Select a schedule for when the Application Rule will be enabled. If you do not see the schedule you need in the list of schedules, go to the Tools > Schedules screen and create a new schedule. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Application Rules...
  • Page 50: Qos Engine

    “auto-detect” or choose the xDSL or cable networks if they know. Detected xDSL or This displays if xDSL or another type of frame relay network has been detected. The DIR-412 can detect the network and the user Other Frame Relay can confirm this. Network: D-Link DIR-412 User Manual QoS Engine...
  • Page 51: Network Filters

    << to copy the MAC Address from the DHCP client. Schedule: Select a schedule for when the Network Filter will be enabled. The user can click the New Schedule button to bring up the “Schedule Webpage” to configure a new schedule. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Network Filters...
  • Page 52: Website Filters

    Enter the URLs that you want to allow or deny. Schedule: Use the drop-down menu to select the schedule for the Network Filter rule. Click the New Schedule button to bring up the “Schedule Webpage” to configure the new schedule. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Website Filters...
  • Page 53: Firewall Settings

    A firewall protects your network from the outside world. The D-Link DIR-412 offers a firewall type functionality. The SPI feature helps prevent cyber attacks. Sometimes you may want a computer exposed to the outside world for certain types of applications. If you choose to expose a computer, you can enable DMZ.
  • Page 54: Firewall Rules

    Schedule: Use the drop-down menu to select the schedule for the Network Filter rule. Click the New Schedule button to bring up the “Schedule Webpage” to configure the new schedule. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Firewall Rules...
  • Page 55: Advanced Wireless Settings

    This setting can be used to adjust the bandwidth of the wireless signal. The default setting is 20/40 MHz (Auto). Short Guard Check this box to reduce the guard interval time therefore increasing the data capacity. However, it’s less reliable and may create Interval: higher data loss. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Advanced Wireless Settings...
  • Page 56: Wi-Fi Protected Setup

    Use the buttons to generate a new PIN or Reset the PIN to Default settings. Add Wireless Click the button to start the wizard that sets up the WPA Station: function. Please refer to Section 4 - Wireless security “Add wireless device with WPA wizard” for more information. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 57: Advanced Network Settings

    Internet to the wireless station using a unicast stream. This feature helps improve the quality of multimedia applications for wireless users. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Advanced Network Settings ) feature check ™...
  • Page 58: Administrator Settings

    Remote Admin The port number used to access the DIR-412. Port: Example: http://x.x.x.x:8080 whereas x.x.x.x is the Internet IP address of the DIR-412 and 8080 is the port used for the Web Management interface. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Administrator Settings...
  • Page 59: Time Settings

    Internet, not a local server. NTP Server Used: Select one of the D-Link NTP Servers from the drop-down menu. The DIR-412 will then synchronize it’s clock to be the same time as the D-Link Internet time server. Click the Update Now button to synchronize with the D-Link Internet time server immediatley.
  • Page 60: E-Mail Settings

    Re-type the password associated with the account in the Verify Password field. Send Mail Now: Click the Send Mail Now button to send a test message from the Router to the specified e-mail address. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual E-mail Settings...
  • Page 61: System Settings

    Reboot the Click to reboot the router. Device: Clear Language Click the Clear button to restore the device back to the Pack: English interface version and remove other languages installed for the system web pages. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual System Settings...
  • Page 62: Update Firmware

    You can upgrade the firmware of the Router here. Make sure the firmware you want to use is on the local hard drive of the computer. Click on Browse to locate the firmware file to be used for the update. Please check the D-Link support site for firmware updates at http://support.dlink.com.
  • Page 63: Ddns

    User Account: Enter the User Name for your DDNS account. Password: Enter the Password for your DDNS account. DDNS Account This is to test if the DDNS account is valid for use. Testing: D-Link DIR-412 User Manual DDNS...
  • Page 64: System Check

    The Ping Test is used to send Ping packets to test if a computer is on the Internet. Enter the IP Address that you wish to Ping, and click Ping. Ping Results: The results of your ping attempts will be displayed here. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual System Check...
  • Page 65: Schedules

    Add: Click Add to add your schedule. Schedule Rules The list of schedules will be listed here. Click the Edit List: icon to make changes or click the Delete icon to remove the schedule. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 66: Device Information

    Displays the MAC address and the public IP settings for the router. LAN: Displays the MAC address and the private (local) IP settings for the router. Wireless LAN: Displays the wireless MAC address and your wireless settings such as SSID and Channel. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Device Information...
  • Page 67: Logs

    Clears all of the log contents. Link to Log The user can click the button to “link to log settings” and Settings: save the logs to a local hard drive or to a Syslog server. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Logs...
  • Page 68: Statistics

    The screen below displays the Traffic Statistics. Here you can view the amount of packets that pass through the DIR-412 on the Internet, LAN and Wireless connections. The traffic counter will reset if the device is rebooted. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 69: Internet Sessions

    UDP Sessions, and the combined number TCP and UDP NAPT Sessions. NAPT Active Displays the IP address of the local application and Sessions: the TCP/UDP packets being sent by the source IP address for each NAPT Active Session. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Internet Sessions...
  • Page 70: Wireless

    Section 3 - Configuration Wireless The wireless client table displays a list of current connected wireless clients. This table also displays the connection time and MAC address of the connected wireless clients. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 71: Support

    Section 3 - Configuration Support D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 72: 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-412 User Manual Wireless Security • WPA2-PSK(Pre-Shared Key) •...
  • Page 73: Wireless Connection Setup Wizard

    Section 4 - Security Wireless Connection Setup Wizard To run the security wizard, browse to the Setup page and then click the Wireless Network Setup Wizard button. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 74 The following window appears if you selected the option to manually create your own network key. Type a password that you would like to use for wireless security in the Wireless Security Password field. Click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 75 Pre-Shared Key field. If you manually specified a network key, the Wireless Security Password that you specified will display next to the Pre-Shared Key field. Click Save to finish the Security Wizard. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 76: Add Wireless Device With Wps Wizard

    PIN: Select this option to use PIN method. In order to use this method you must know the wireless client’s 8 digit PIN and click Connect. PBC: Select this option to use PBC (Push Button) method to add a wireless client. Click Connect. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 77: Configure Wpa-Personal (Psk)

    6. Click Save Settings to save your settings. If you are configuring the router with a wireless adapter, you will lose connectivity until you enable WPA-PSK on your adapter and enter the same passphrase as you did on the router. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 78: Configure Wpa-Enterprise (Radius)

    8. Click Save Settings to save your settings. If you are configuring the router with a wireless adapter, you will lose connectivity until you enable WPA-Enterprise (RADIUS) on your adapter and enter the same passphrase as you did on the router. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 79: Connect To A Wireless Network

    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-412 User Manual...
  • Page 80 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-412 User Manual...
  • Page 81 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 DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 82: Configure Wps

    The WPS feature of the DIR-412 can be configured using Windows 7. Carry out the following steps to use Windows 7 to ® ® configure the WPS feature: 1. Click the Start button and select Computer from the Start menu. 2. Click the Network option. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 83 3. Double-click the DIR-412. 4. Input the WPS PIN number (displayed in the WPS window on the Router’s LCD screen or in the Setup > Wireless Setup menu in the Router’s Web UI) and click Next. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 84 Section 4 - Security 5. Type a name to identify the network. 6. To configure advanced settings, click the icon. Click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 85 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-412 User Manual...
  • Page 86: Using Windows Vista

    Click on a network (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-412 User Manual...
  • Page 87: Configure Wpa/Wpa2

    ® the wireless computer icon in your system tray (lower right corner of screen). Select Connect to a network. 2. Highlight the wireless network (SSID) you would like to connect to and click Connect. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Configure WPA/WPA2...
  • Page 88 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 DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 89: Connect Using Wcn 2.0

    Generate New PIN button or Reset PIN to Default button. If you are using third party software to set up Wi-Fi Protection, carefully follow the directions. When you are finished, proceed to the next section to set up the newly-configured router. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 90: Using Windows Xp

    Click on a network (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-412 User Manual...
  • Page 91: Configure Wpa-Psk

    ® on the wireless computer icon in your system tray (lower-right corner of screen). Select View Available Wireless Networks. 2. Highlight the wireless network (SSID) you would like to connect to and click Connect. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Configure WPA-PSK...
  • Page 92 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 WPA-PSK passphrase must be exactly the same as on the wireless router. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 93: Troubleshooting

    1. Why can’t I access the web-based configuration utility? When entering the IP address of the D-Link router (192.168.0.1 for example), you are not connecting to a website on the Internet or 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 94 • 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 the web management.
  • Page 95 • Once the window opens, you’ll need to do a special ping. Use the following syntax: ping [url] [-f] [-l] [MTU value] Example: ping yahoo.com -f -l 1472 D-Link DIR-412 User Manual NT, 2000, and XP users type in cmd) and press ®...
  • Page 96 • To change the MTU enter the number in the MTU field and click Save Settings to save your settings. • Test your e-mail. If changing the MTU does not resolve the problem, continue changing the MTU in increments of ten. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 97: 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 98: What Is Wireless

    Why D-Link Wireless? D-Link is the worldwide leader and award winning designer, developer, and manufacturer of networking products. D-Link delivers the performance you need at a price you can afford. D-Link has all the products you need to build your network.
  • Page 99 Who uses wireless? Wireless technology as become so popular in recent years that almost everyone is using it, whether it’s for home, office, business, D-Link has a wireless solution for it. Home • Gives everyone at home broadband access •...
  • Page 100: 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 101: 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 DIR-412 User Manual Wireless Modes...
  • Page 102: Networking Basics

    This will display the IP address, subnet mask, and the default gateway of your adapter. If the address is 0.0.0.0, check your adapter installation, security settings, and the settings on your router. Some firewall software programs may block a DHCP request on newly installed adapters. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 103: 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-412 User Manual...
  • Page 104: Technical Specifications

    * Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11g and 802.11n specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual Transmitter Output Power •...
  • Page 105: Contacting Technical Support

    • Hardware Revision (located on the label on the bottom of the access point (e.g. rev A1)) • Serial Number (s/n number located on the label on the bottom of the router). You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website as well as frequently asked questions and answers to technical issues.
  • Page 106: Warranty

    Any repair or replacement will be rendered by D-Link at an Authorized D-Link Service Office. The replacement hardware need not be new or have an identical make, model or part. D-Link may, at its option, replace the defective Hardware or any part thereof with any reconditioned product that D-Link reasonably determines is substantially equivalent (or superior) in all material respects to the defective Hardware.
  • Page 107 D-Link further warrants that, during the Software Warranty Period, the magnetic media on which D-Link delivers the Software will be free of physical defects. The customer’s sole and exclusive remedy and the entire liability of D-Link and its suppliers under this Limited Warranty will be, at D-Link’s option, to replace the non-conforming Software (or defective media) with software that substantially conforms to D-Link’s...
  • Page 108 D-Link Systems, Inc., 17595 Mt. Herrmann, Fountain Valley, CA 92708. D-Link will not be held responsible for any packages that are lost in transit to D-Link. The repaired or replaced packages will be shipped to the customer via UPS Ground or any common carrier selected by D-Link.
  • Page 109: Limitation Of Liability

    FOR WARRANTY SERVICE) RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE PRODUCT, RELATING TO WARRANTY SERVICE, OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF THIS LIMITED WARRANTY, EVEN IF D-LINK HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE SOLE REMEDY FOR A BREACH OF THE FOREGOING LIMITED WARRANTY IS REPAIR, REPLACEMENT OR REFUND OF THE DEFECTIVE OR NONCONFORMING PRODUCT.
  • Page 110 FCC Caution: Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. IEEE 802.11b or 802.11g operation of this product in the U.S.A. is firmware-limited to channels 1 through 11. D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...
  • Page 111 LAN and 3G 1XEV-DO function. The emission tests have been performed at the poorest channel of both WLAN and 3G 1XEV-DO, and recorded in the report. Interface Brand Name Model Name 3G USB HUAWEI E220 3G USB HUAWEI E169 3G USB HUAWEI E180 D-Link DIR-412 User Manual FCC ID QISE220 QISE169 QISE180...
  • Page 112: Industry Canada Statement

    The availability of some specific channels and/or operational frequency bands are country dependent and are firmware programmed at the factory to match the intended destination. The firmware setting is not accessible by the end user. For detailed warranty information applicable to products purchased outside the United States, please contact the corresponding local D-Link office.
  • Page 113: Registration

    Appendix F - Registration Registration Product registration is entirely voluntary and failure to complete or return this form will not diminish your warranty rights. Version 1.0 May 19, 2010 D-Link DIR-412 User Manual...