D-Link DI-704P User Manual

D-Link DI-704P User Manual

Ethernet broadband router
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(Please refer to the Quick Install Guide for installation instructions.)


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Summary of Contents for D-Link DI-704P

  • Page 1: Installation Requirements

    DI-704P Ethernet Broadband Router User’s Manual (Please refer to the Quick Install Guide for installation instructions.)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Introduction ...4 Functions and Features...4 Introduction to Broadband Router Technology...6 Introduction to Firewalls ...6 Introduction to Local Area Networking ...7 Introduction to Virtual Private Networking...7 Contents of Package ...9 Panel Layout ...10 Installation Requirements ... 11 Network Settings ...12 Configuring the Ethernet Broadband Router...14 Start- up and Log in ...14 Device Information...16 Useful Tools...17...
  • Page 3 B.1 Install TCP/IP Protocol into Your PC ...29 B.2 Set TCP/IP Protocol for Working with the DI-704P ...31 Technical Specifications ...38 Contacting Technical Support ...40 D-Link Locations Worldwide ...41 Limited Warranty...43 Registration...47...
  • Page 4: Configuring The Ethernet Broadband Router

    Activate your browser, and disable the proxy or add the IP address of the DI-704P into the exceptions . Then, type the IP address of the DI-704P into the Location (for Netscape) or Address (for IE) field and press “Enter.” For example:
  • Page 5 is ”admin”) in the System Password field and click on the Log in button. If the password is correct, the web appearance will be changed into administrator configure mode. As listed in its main menu, there are several options for system administration.
  • Page 6: Device Information

    Device Information This option allows you to observe the DI-704P’s working status: A. Modem Status B. Printer Status. The possible kinds of printer status include “Ready,” “Not ready,” “Printing…,” and “Device error.” When a job is printing, there may appear a “Kill Job” button on the “Sidenote”...
  • Page 7: Useful Tools

    At this window you can: View the system logs by clicking the View Log button. Restart the DI-704P by clicking the Reboot button. Backup your settings by clicking the Backup Setting button and save it as a bin file. Once you want to restore these settings, please click the Firmware Upgrade button and use the bin file you saved.
  • Page 8: Setup

    Setup Before you begin the Setup, you must choose the correct WAN type. 1. LAN IP Address: the DI-704P’s IP address. The default address is You can change the LAN IP Address if needed. 2. WAN Type: your ISP’s WAN Connection type. Click the Change button to choose from the following five options: A.
  • Page 9 Dynamic IP Address Host Name: optional. Required by some ISPs, for example, @Home. Renew IP Forever: this feature enables the DI-704P to renew the IP address automatically when the lease time is expired even if the system is in an idle state.
  • Page 10 PPTP Just follow steps below to configure the PPTP WAN type: Set My IP Address as the IP address that the ISP assigned to your PC, e.g. Set My Subnet Mask as the mask that the ISP assigned to your PC, e.g.
  • Page 11: Dhcp Server

    DHCP Server The DI-704P includes a DHCP Server. If you select “Enable” the DHCP Server, and you configure the computers on your network to “Obtain an IP Address automatically,” then when you turn your computer “ON,” it will automatically load the proper TCP/IP settings from the DI-704P.
  • Page 12: Virtual Server

    Virtual Server The firewall filters out unrecognized packets to protect your Intranet; so all computers networked with the DI-704P are invisible to the outside world. If you wish, you can make some of them accessible by enabling the Virtual Server Mapping.
  • Page 13: Special Applications

    (If you have not, please refer to your network card manual.) Section B.2 tells you how to set TCP/IP values for working with the DI-704P. B.1 Install TCP/IP Protocol into Your PC 1.
  • Page 14: Access Control

    5. Select Microsoft in the Manufacturers list. And choose TCP/IP in the Network Protocols list. Click OK to return to the Network window. 6. The TCP/IP protocol will be listed in the Network window. Click OK to complete the install procedure. Restart your PC to enable the TCP/IP protocol.

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