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ADSL Modem

User's Manual
First Edition (February 2004)


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  • Page 1: Adsl Modem

    DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Manual First Edition (February 2004) 651DSL300T01...
  • Page 2: Ce Mark Warning

    - Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. CE Mark Warning This is a Class B product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference in which case the user may be required to take adequate measures. DSL-300T DSL Modem User’s Guide...
  • Page 3: Limitation Of Liability

    D-Link offices is provided at the back of this manual, together with a copy of the Registration Card. If a Registration Card for the product in question has not been returned to a D-Link office, then a proof of purchase (such as a copy of the dated purchase invoice) must be provided when requesting warranty service.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    About This User’s Guide ... vii Before You Start ... vii Information Required for Installation ... viii INTRODUCTION ... 1 Modem Description and Operation ... 1 Modem Features... 3 Standards Compatibility and Compliance... 4 Front Panel Display... 5 Rear Panel Connections ... 6 HARDWARE INSTALLATION ...
  • Page 5 Status... 35 Network Statistics ... 36 Connection Status ... 37 DHCP Clients... 38 Modem Status ... 39 Product Info... 40 System Log ... 41 Help ... 42 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS...43 IP ADDRESS SETUP...45 IP CONCEPTS ...47 MICROFILTERS AND SPLITTERS ...50...
  • Page 7: About This User's Guide

    About This User’s Guide This user’s guide provides instructions on how to install the DSL-300T ADSL Modem and use it to connect a computer or Ethernet Local Area Network (LAN) to the Internet thus providing a gateway to the Wide Area Network (WAN).
  • Page 8: Information Required For Installation

    VPI above to identify the data path between your ADSL service provider’s network and your computer. Information you will need to change settings on the DSL-300T Modem: This is the Username needed access the Modem’s management interface. When you attempt to connect to...
  • Page 9 ADSL connection in the future. Once you have the above information, you are ready to setup and configure your DSL-300T ADSL Modem. The Modem may be reset to its factory default settings by performing a Restore settings operation within the management interface (see System Commands below).
  • Page 11: Introduction

    ADSL technology enables many interactive multi-media applications such as video conferencing and collaborative computing. The Modem is easy to install and use. The DSL-300T connects to single computer or an Ethernet LAN via a standard Ethernet interface. The ADSL connection is made using ordinary twisted-pair telephone line with standard connectors.
  • Page 12: Web Browser

    DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide Web Browser Any common web browser can be used to configure the Modem using the web configuration management software. The program is designed to work best with more recently released browsers such as Opera, Microsoft Internet Explorer®...
  • Page 13: Modem Features

    Modem Features The DSL-300T ADSL Modem utilizes the latest ADSL enhancements to provide a reliable Internet portal suitable for most small to medium sized offices. DSL-300T advantages include: • PPP (Point-to-Point Protocol) Security – The DSL-300T ADSL Modem supports PAP (Password Authentication Protocol) and CHAP (Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol) for PPP connections.
  • Page 14: Standards Compatibility And Compliance

    Standards Compatibility and Compliance The DSL-300T complies with or is compatible with the following standards as recognized by their respective agencies. • ITU G.992.2 (G.lite “Splitterless ADSL”) compliant • ITU-T Rec. I.361 compliant • RFC 791 Internet Protocol compliant •...
  • Page 15: Front Panel Display

    ADSL negotiation process has been settled. A blinking green light indicates activity on the WAN (ADSL) interface. A solid green light indicates a valid link on startup. This light will blink when Ethernet: Link/Act there is activity currently passing through the Ethernet port. DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide...
  • Page 16: Rear Panel Connections

    ADSL port, connect ADSL cable here The Modem may be rebooted by disconnecting and then reconnecting the power. Note DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide Ethernet port, connect Ethernet cable here Factory...
  • Page 17: Hardware Installation

    Hardware Installation The DSL-300T maintains two interfaces and provides a bridge between two networks. An Ethernet port connects to a computer or Ethernet LAN and an ADSL port provides the connection to the Internet and the Wide Area Network. Place the Modem in a location where it can be connected to the various devices as well as to a power source.
  • Page 18: Network Connections

    LAN to the Modem does not exceed 100 meters. Computer to Modem Connection Connect the Modem directly to a 10/100BASE-TX Ethernet port on a PC or notebook computer using the Ethernet cable provided as shown in this diagram. DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide...
  • Page 19: Hub Or Switch To Modem Connection

    If you wish to reserve the uplink port on the switch or hub for another device, connect to any on the other MDI-X ports (1x, 2x, etc.) with a crossed cable. DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide...
  • Page 20: Configuring The Modem For The First Time

    IP settings for the other computers. However, you cannot use the same IP address since every Note computer must have its own IP address that is unique on the local network. DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide...
  • Page 21 Use the following steps to configure a computer running Windows XP to be a DHCP client. From the Start menu on your desktop, go to Settings, then click on Network Connections. In the Network Connections window, right-click on LAN (Local Area Connection), then click Properties. DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide...
  • Page 22 DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide 3. In the General tab of the Local Area Connection Properties menu, highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) under “This connection uses the following items:” by clicking on it once. Click on the Properties button.
  • Page 23: Windows 2000

    3. In the Local Area Connection Properties dialog box, select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), and then click Properties. 4. In the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Properties dialog box, click the button labeled Obtain an IP address automatically. DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide...
  • Page 24: Windows 95 And Windows 98

    6. Click OK to return to the Network dialog box, and then click OK again. You may be prompted to install files from your Windows 95/98 installation CD. Follow the instructions to install the files. 7. Click OK to restart the PC and complete the TCP/IP installation. DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide...
  • Page 25: Access The Configuration Manager

    2. Select the network component labeled TCP/IP, and then click Properties. 3. If you have multiple TCP/IP listings, select the listing associated with your network card or adapter. 4. In the TCP/IP Properties dialog box, click the IP Address tab.
  • Page 26: Home

    Do not confuse the user name and password used to access the web-based manager with the ADSL account user name and password needed for PPP Note connections to access the service provider’s network. DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide Figure 3-1. Home - Login window...
  • Page 27: Configure The Modem

    DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide Configure the Modem The first page that appears after you successfully login displays information about the Modem and its connection status. Tabs across the top of the screen show other available menus: Home, Setup, Tools, Status, and Help.
  • Page 28: Setup

    DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide Setup The Setup window offers links to menus to configure settings for the LAN (Local Area Network) and for the WAN (Wide Area Network) setup. The first menu you see when clicking the Setup tab is the Modem Setup menu.
  • Page 29: Configure A New Connection

    DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide Configure a New Connection The default connection protocol used for the Modem is Point-to-Point Protocol over ATM (PPPoA). The menu used to configure ADSL service using this protocol is the menu you see when clicking on the Connection button under WAN Setup on the left side of the window.
  • Page 30 After a few seconds the new connection you just configured will become the active connection for the Modem. 10. To make your temporarily saved connection permanent, click the Save All button in the System Commands window on the Tools tab. DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide...
  • Page 31 6. Supply a Username and Password used to verify the identity of your account. These are usually provided by your ISP. DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide Change connection type here...
  • Page 32 3. Do not change the VPI or VCI values unless you are required to do so. If these settings are incorrect, the ADSL connection will not function. Many users will be able to use the default settings. If you are told to change these, type in the values given to you by your service provider. DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide...
  • Page 33 1. Click the Connection 1 button under WAN Setup to view the default PPPoA Connection Setup configuration menu. DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide Figure 3- 7. Setup Static IP...
  • Page 34 DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide 2. Select Static from the Type: pull-down menu. This action will change the menu so it offers different settings for configuration. 3. Type in a Name: in the space provided. 4. If you are told to change the VPI or VCI values, type in the values given to you by your service provider.
  • Page 35: Web-Based Management

    Web-based Management The DSL-300T offers a web-based (HTML) graphical user interface allowing users to manage the Modem from anywhere on the LAN using a standard browser. A web browser is used to communicate directly with the Modem and make changes to the configuration or monitor status.
  • Page 36: Dhcp Configuration

    Type in the last address of the contiguous IP address range to be used by End IP the Modem for DHCP function. This specifies the amount of time (in seconds) a client can lease an IP Lease Time address, from the dynamically allocated IP pool. DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide...
  • Page 37: Management Ip

    DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide Management IP The IP address of the modem may be changed, but remember to take note of the new settings. A valid IP address and subnet mask are needed to access the Web manager. Figure 4-2. Setup – Management IP window...
  • Page 38: Tools

    DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide Tools Changing the User Name and Password Before you configure the Modem and connect to the WAN, you should change the user name and password used to access the web-based manager. Click on the Tools tab to access the Tools menu.
  • Page 39: User Management

    1. Type the current User Name in the entry field provided. 2. Type in the new Password in the entry field provided. 3. Type in the new password again in the Confirm Password field. 4. If desired, change the Idle Timeout value. 5. Click Apply. DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide...
  • Page 40: System Commands

    Restore The DSL-300T can be reset to the default configuration for all settings using the Restore option. This will also change the both the LAN and WAN IP address of the device, so these will need to be reconfigured accordingly.
  • Page 41: Remote Log

    Add and IP address of a server or station used to log event messages sent from the Modem. Type an IP address in the Add an IP Address field and click the Add button to save the address on the list of logging destinations. DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide Figure 4-6. Tools – Remote Log window...
  • Page 42: Update Gateway

    Use the Update Gateway feature to load the latest firmware for the device. You can obtain the latest version of the DSL-300T firmware by logging onto the D-Link web site at Save the latest firmware version to a file on your computer or an accessible TFTP server.
  • Page 43: Ping Test

    DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide Ping Test Figure 4-8. Tools – Ping Test window This window is used to test the connection path of the Modem to another networked device with an IP address. To Ping a device, first enter the IP address of the device that you wish to Ping into the first field, the Packet Size (in bytes) in the second field, and finally, enter the number of times you wish the Ping function to attempt a connection to the desired device into the third field.
  • Page 44: Oam Test

    DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide OAM Test The OAM Test menu is used to check connectivity of the ADSL connection via the ATM network. This is similar to a Ping test except it is testing the ATM network instead of the IP network.
  • Page 45: Status

    DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide Status Figure 4-10. Opening Status window Click the hyperlink for the desired Status window.
  • Page 46: Network Statistics

    DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide Network Statistics Figure 4-11. Status – Network Statistics window Choose the desired interface at the top of the window and then click Refresh to view Ethernet network statistics.
  • Page 47: Connection Status

    DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide Connection Status Figure 4-12. Status – Connection Status window Click Refresh to view connection status information.
  • Page 48: Dhcp Clients

    DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide DHCP Clients Figure 4-13. Status – DHCP Clients window This window displays the status of all current DHCP clients.
  • Page 49: Modem Status

    DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide Modem Status Figure 4-14. Status – Modem Status window This window displays the status of the modem as well as DSL statistics.
  • Page 50: Product Info

    DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide Product Info. Figure 4-15. Status – Product Info. window This window displays product information including software versions.
  • Page 51: System Log

    DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide System Log Figure 4-16. Status – System Log window Click Refresh to get the most current system log information.
  • Page 52: Help

    DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide Help Figure 4-17. Opening Help window Click on the item you want further information for on the window above.
  • Page 53: Technical Specifications

    G.lite: Downstream up to 1.5 Mbps Upstream up to 512 Kbps RJ-11 port ADSL telephone line connection Media Interface: RJ-45 port for 10/100BASET Ethernet connection DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide GENERAL RFC 1661 (PPP) RFC 1994 (CHAP) RFC 1334 (PAP)
  • Page 54 DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide Physical and Environmental Input: 100V ~ 240V AC 50 ~ 60Hz DC Inputs: Power Adapter: Output: 9V AC, 1A Power 3 Watts (max) Consumption: Operating 5° to 40° C (41° - 104° F) Temperature: 5 to 95% (non-condensing)
  • Page 55: Ip Address Setup

    IP Address Setup The DSL-300T is designed to provide network administrators maximum flexibility for IP addressing on the Ethernet LAN. The easiest IP setup choice in most cases is to let the Modem do it using DHCP, which is enabled by default.
  • Page 56: Using Dhcp

    IP addressing on a LAN there are numerous resources freely available on the Internet. There are also many books and chapters of books on the subject of IP address assignment, IP networking and the TCP/IP protocol suite. DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide Alternative IP Assignment IP Address Subnet Mask
  • Page 57: Ip Concepts

    DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide IP Concepts This appendix describes some basic IP concepts, the TCP/IP addressing scheme and show how to assign IP Addresses. When setting up the Modem, you must make sure it has a valid IP address. Even if you will not use the WAN port (ADSL port), you should, at the very least, make sure the Ethernet LAN port is assigned a valid IP address.
  • Page 58 It is recommended that you choose private network IP Addresses from the above list. For more information on address assignment, refer to RFC 1597, Address Allocation for Private Internets and RFC 1466, Guidelines for Management of IP Address Space. DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide IP Network Classes Network Addresses (Host Portion in Parenthesis) 1(.0.0.0) to 126(.0.0.0)
  • Page 59: Subnet Mask

    The bits of the subnet mask correspond directly to the bits of the IP address. Any bit an a subnet mask that is to correspond to a net ID bit in the IP address must be set to 1. DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide IP Class...
  • Page 60: Microfilters And Splitters

    DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide Microfilters and Splitters Most ADSL clients will be required to install a simple device that prevents the ADSL line from interfering with regular telephone services. These devices are commonly referred to as microfilters or sometimes called (inaccurately) line splitters.
  • Page 61: Line Splitter

    ADSL – This port connects to the Modem. Phone – This port connects to a telephone or other telephone device. The diagram below illustrates the proper use of the splitter. DSL-300T ADSL Modem User’s Guide ADSL Device Line Splitter Installation...
  • Page 63 Le Florilege, No. 2, Allée de la Fresnerie, 78330 Fontenay-le-Fleury, France TEL: 33-1-3023-8688 FAX: 33-1-3023-8689 URL: E-MAIL: Germany D-Link Central Europe (D-Link Deutschland GmbH) Schwalbacher Strasse 74, D-65760 Eschborn, Germany TEL: 49-6196-77990 FAX: 49-6196-7799300 URL: BBS: 49-(0) 6192-971199 (analog) BBS: 49-(0) 6192-971198 (ISDN)
  • Page 64 Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa TEL: 27-12-665-2165 FAX: 27-12-665-2186 URL: E-MAIL: Spain D-Link Iberia (Spain and Portugal) Sabino de Arana, 56 bajos, 08028 Barcelona, Spain TEL: 34 93 409 0770 FAX: 34 93 491 0795 URL: E-MAIL:
  • Page 65 CHS Aptec (Dubai), P.O. Box 33550 Dubai, United Arab Emirates TEL: 971-4-366-885 FAX: 971-4-355-941 E-MAIL: U.K. D-Link Europe (United Kingdom) Ltd Floor, Merit House, Edgware Road, Colindale, London NW9 5AB United Kingdom TEL: 44-020-8731-5555 SALES: 44-020-8731-5550 FAX: 44-020-8731-5511 SALES: 44-020-8731-5551 BBS: 44 (0) 181-235-5511 URL: E-MAIL:
  • Page 66: Registration Card

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