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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Enabling UPnP™ ................15 Accessing the DSM-G600 in Windows XP with UPnP....17 ® Accessing the DSM-G600 in XP/2000 by mapping a drive..... 18 Accessing the DSM-G600 in Mac OS X.......... 20 Using the Configuration Utility ............23 Setup Wizard ................24 LAN Settings................

  • Page 3: Package Contents, System Requirements

    An available Ethernet port on the network*  It is required that an Ethernet cable is used during initial setup. Once your wireless configuration is set, you may disconnect the Ethernet cable and begin communicating wirelessly with your DSM-G600. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 4: Introduction

    ® v10.3 will automatically recognize the DSM-G600 and add it to the network. Since the DSM-G600 is visible and available to everyone on the network, you can use it to share files or collaborate on projects. Free up disk space on the computer and organize data on your network with the DSM-G600 Wireless Network Storage Enclosure! * Hard drives not included.

  • Page 5: Features And Benefits

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Features and Benefits Features and Benefits  Wireless Storage Enclosure for adding a hard drive* to the network  Insert a 3.5” PATA/IDE hard drive* to increase network storage space  Attach up to two USB drives* (FAT/FAT32) for additional storage ...

  • Page 6: Hardware Overview

    LAN LED Solid indicates an Ethernet connection. Blinking indicates traffic at the Ethernet port. Power LED Solid indicates the DSM-G600 is ready. Blinking indicates startup, formatting, or a reboot. HDD LED Indicates activity on the internal hard drive. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 7: Rear Panel

    Auto MDI/MDI-X, allowing you to Dismount Button connect a straight-through or crossover cable. Press to safely remove USB drives from the DSM-G600. USB 2.0 Ports Use these ports to connect USB 2.0 drives. USB 1.1 drives may also be connected but will be limited to USB 1.1 speed.

  • Page 8: Installation Overview

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Installation Overview Installation Overview When you have completed the steps in this Quick Installation Guide, your connected network may look similar to this: D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 9: Hardware Installation

    Hardware Installation DSM-G600 User’s Manual Hardware Installation A. Unscrew the two screws on the back panel of the DSM-G600 to remove the cover. B. Connect the IDE cable to the IDE cable connector on your hard drive. Note: Make sure the jumper setting on your hard drive is set to Master or Cable Select.

  • Page 10

    Hardware Installation DSM-G600 User’s Manual D. Use the mounting screw to secure the hard drive to the DSM-G600. E. Replace the cover and screw the two screws on the back panel of the DSM-G600. F. Connect an Ethernet cable to the Ethernet jack located on the back of the DSM-G600 for initial setup.

  • Page 11

    This process may take several minutes depending on the size of your hard drive. During this process, the power LED will blink. Once the power LED is solid, you may then access the web-based configuration of the DSM-G600. Do not power the unit off during this process.

  • Page 12: Wireless Installation Considerations

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Wireless Installation Considerations The DSM-G600 lets you access your stored data and media files using a wireless connection from virtually anywhere within the operating range of your wireless network. Keep in mind, however, that the number, thickness and location of walls, ceilings, or other objects that the wireless signals must pass through, may limit the range.

  • Page 13: Connect To A Wireless Network

    If you cannot access the DSM-G600 with the DNS name, enter the IP address instead. If a DHCP server is not available, the DSM-G600 will default to an IP address of 192.168.0.100. Your computer must have an IP address in the same network (192.168.0.x where x is between 1 and 254).

  • Page 14

    You can now unplug the Ethernet cable and access the DSM-G600 wirelessly. Note: For information on configuring the DSM-G600 as a wireless client or help with the other features on this page, please refer to the section titled Using the Configuration Utility in this manual.

  • Page 15: Enabling Upnp

    Enabling UPnP DSM-G600 User’s Manual Enabling UPnP in Windows ® Please note that UPnP is only available in Windows ® It is highly recommended that you enable UPnP for ease of use, although it is not required. By enabling UPnP in Windows XP, you will have easy access to shared folders through ®...

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    Enabling UPnP DSM-G600 User’s Manual Enabling UPnP in Windows XP (continued) ® Next. Click Finish. Click UPnP is now enabled! D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 17

    Using the Configuration Utility in this manual. Open the web-based utility, select the Tools tab and click the Format button. Proceed to format your hard drive. If you install a new unformatted hard drive, the DSM-G600 will automatically format the hard drive when first powered on.

  • Page 18

    ® Accessing the DSM-G600 in Windows ® Mapping a Drive As an alternate method, you can access the DSM-G600 by mapping the shared folders in Windows . Please see the following instructions for mapping the DSM-G600 so that ® it is accessible from the My Computer screen.

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    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Accessing the DSM-G600 in Windows ® Mapping a Drive (continued) Select your DSM-G600 share folder. Click Finish. Click In the My Computer window, the newly created mapped drive will be displayed. Double-click the drive to access the DSM-G600.

  • Page 20

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Accessing the DSM-G600 in Macintosh OS X Accessing the DSM-G600 in Macintosh OS X From the desktop menu, select Connect to Server. Click Browse. Click DSM-G600. D-Link Systems, Inc.

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    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Accessing the DSM-G600 in Macintosh OS X Click By default, there is no password. Click The share window will open. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 22

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Accessing the DSM-G600 in Macintosh OS X DSM-G600 will appear on your desktop. Double-click the shared drive to access the DSM-G600. You may now access your mapped drives! D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 23: Using The Configuration Utility

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Using the Configuration Utility Using the Configuration Utility The DSM-G600 is a true plug and play device. The DSM-G600’s shared folders will be instantly accessible to network computers with UPnP™ compatible operating systems. However, if you wish to use the advanced configuration features, you can access the web-based configuration.

  • Page 24: Setup Wizard

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Using the Configuration Utility Home > Wizard The Home > Wizard screen will appear. Click Run Wizard and the Setup Wizard will guide you through the basic configuration. These buttons appear on most of the configuration screens in this section. Please click on the appropriate button at the bottom of each screen after you have made a configuration change.

  • Page 25

    Time Additional settings Click Next. Enter the Server Name. This is the name of the DSM-G600 device. Enter and confirm a new password. Click Next. Select the type of network: LAN (Wired) or Wireless. Select either Static or Dynamic IP address.

  • Page 26

    Using the Configuration Utility DSM-G600 User’s Manual Using the Setup Wizard (continued) Select Dynamic IP Address when you have a DHCP server in your network. No other configuration is required in this screen when Dynamic IP address is selected. Click Next.

  • Page 27

    Using the Configuration Utility DSM-G600 User’s Manual Using the Setup Wizard (continued) Select the type of security. Click on None if your not using encryption on your wireless network. Please refer to page 31 for information on wireless security. Click Next.

  • Page 28

    Click Next. Enter the Workgroup name Click Restart. You have completed the basic configuration of the DSM-G600 using the setup wizard! Please see the following pages for a complete over view of the Web based configuration utility. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 29

    Home > LAN Network Type: Select LAN for Wired or Wireless. Device Name: This name represents the DSM-G600 on the network. If this name is changed you must use the new name when accessing the device by name through a web browser (i.e., http://new name).

  • Page 30

    Client: Select this mode if you will be connecting to an existing wireless router or access point. Access Point: Select this mode if wireless clients will be connecting directly to the DSM-G600. SSID: In client mode, you may click Site Survey to select an available wireless AP or router.

  • Page 31: Wireless Security

    Using the Configuration Utility DSM-G600 User’s Manual Wireless Security The DSM-G600 offers 2 types of wireless security - WEP and WPA-PSK. WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) is a method of encrypting data for wireless communication intended to provide the same level of privacy as a wired network.

  • Page 32

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Using the Configuration Utility Home > Wireless Enter the WEP key as described in Wireless Security on WEP: the previous page. Open System - Allows association to wireless devices Authentication: regardless of WEP settings but does not allow data transfer unless the WEP settings are identical.

  • Page 33

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Using the Configuration Utility Home > Wireless WPA-PSK: Enter the WPA-PSK passphrase as described in Wireless Security on the previous page. Passphrase: Enter your WPA passphrase. Confirm Passphrase: Enter your WPA passphase again for confirmation. Apply: Click Apply to save your settings.

  • Page 34

    Advanced > Share In this window you can create new folders and provide writing and sharing privileges for them on the DSM-G600’s internal drive and the connected USB drives. New Folder Enter a name for the folder. Click Create and the folder will appear Name: in the list below.

  • Page 35: Time Server

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Tools > Time Time Zone: Select the Time Zone. Default NTP Network Time Protocol synchronizes time on your DSM-G600 with Server: an NTP server (a time server). Input an optional NTP server address here. Set Date & Time: Enter the date and time manually.

  • Page 36: System Settings

    file will be saved. Browse: Click to browse the hard drive for the DSM-G600 settings. Select the same file that was saved by clicking Save above. Restore: Click to restore the saved settings, after using the Browse feature, above, to select the file.

  • Page 37

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Using the Configuration Utility Tools > Firmware Click on the link to find information about firmware upgrades on D-Link’s support site. Download the firmware file from the support site to your computer’s hard drive. Browse: After you have downloaded the firmware upgrade to your hard drive.

  • Page 38

    Using the Configuration Utility Tools > Format Before you can use the Internal hard drive, you must format it using the DSM-G600. If you install an unformatted hard drive, the DSM-G600 will automatically format the drive when the device is powered on for the first time.

  • Page 39: Device Information

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Using the Configuration Utility Status > Device Info Device Information: The firmware version is displayed here. Network: The network information is displayed here. HDD drive: The following information about the hard disk drive is displayed here: Total Disk Size...

  • Page 40: Logs

    Using the Configuration Utility DSM-G600 User’s Manual Status > Logs You can manage your logs and log settings here. Click Log Settings and the screen below will appear. In this window, select the log type that you wish to view.

  • Page 41: Help

    Using the Configuration Menu DSM-G600 User’s Manual Help Click on any of the above topics to access help and information. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 42: Networking Basics

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Networking Basics Networking Basics Using the Network Setup Wizard in Windows ® In this section you will learn how to establish a network at home or work, using Microsoft Windows ® Note: Please refer to websites such as http://www.homenethelp.com and http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000 for information about networking computers...

  • Page 43

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Networking Basics Please follow all the instructions in this window: Click Next. In the following window, select the best description of your computer. If your computer connects to the internet through a gateway/router, select the second option as shown.

  • Page 44

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Networking Basics Enter a Computer description and a Computer name (optional). Click Next. Enter a Workgroup name. All computers on your network should have the same Workgroup name. Click Next. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 45

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Networking Basics Please wait while the Network Setup Wizard applies the changes. When the changes are complete, click Next. Please wait while the Network Setup Wizard configures the computer. This may take a few minutes. D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 46

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Networking Basics In the window below, select the option that fits your needs. In this example, Create a Network Setup Disk has been selected. You will run this disk on each of the computers on your network. Click Next.

  • Page 47

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Networking Basics Please read the information under Here’s how in the screen below. After you complete the Network Setup Wizard you will use the Network Setup Disk to run the Network Setup Wizard once on each of the computers on your network. To continue click Next.

  • Page 48

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Networking Basics Please read the information on this screen, then click Finish to complete the Network Setup Wizard. The new settings will take effect when you restart the computer. Click Yes to restart the computer. You have completed configuring this computer. Next, you will need to run the Network Setup Disk on all the other computers on your network.

  • Page 49

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Networking Basics Naming Your Computer To name your computer n Windows XP, please follow these directions. ® Click Start (in the lower left corner of the screen).  Right-click on My Computer.  Select Properties and click.

  • Page 50

    Networking Basics DSM-G600 User’s Manual In this window, enter the Computer name.  Select Workgroup and enter the name of the Workgroup.  All computers on your network must have the same Workgroup name.  Click OK.  D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 51

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Networking Basics Checking the IP Address in Windows ® The wireless adapter-equipped computers in your network must be in the same IP Address range (see Getting Started in this manual for a definition of IP Address Range.) To check on the IP Address of the adapter, please do the following: Right-click on the Local Area Connection icon in the task bar.

  • Page 52

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Networking Basics Assigning a Static IP Address in Windows XP/2000 ® Note: DHCP-enabled routers will automatically assign IP addresses to the computers on the network, using DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) technology. If you are using a DHCP-capable router you will not need to assign static IP addresses.

  • Page 53

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Networking Basics Right-click on Local Area Connections.  Double-click on Properties.  Click on Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).  Click Properties.  Input your IP address and subnet mask. (The IP addresses on your network  must be within the same range. For example, if one computer has an IP address of 192.168.0.2, the other computers should have IP addresses that are sequential,...

  • Page 54

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Networking Basics Input your DNS server addresses. (Note: If you are entering a DNS server, you  must enter the IP address of the default gateway.) The DNS server information will be supplied by your ISP (Internet Service Provider.) Click OK.

  • Page 55

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Networking Basics Select Built-in Ethernet in the Show pull-down menu.  Select Manually in the Configure pull-down menu.  Input the Static IP Address, the Subnet Mask and the Router IP Address in the  appropriate fields.

  • Page 56

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Networking Basics Go to the Apple Menu and select System Preferences.  Click on Network.  Select Built-in Ethernet in the Show pull-down menu.  Select Using DHCP in the Configure pull-down menu.  D-Link Systems, Inc.

  • Page 57

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Networking Basics Click Apply Now.  The IP Address, Subnet mask, and the Router’s IP Address will appear in a few  seconds. Checking the Wireless Connection by Pinging in Windows XP and 2000 ® Go to Start > Run > type cmd. A window similar to this one will appear. Type ping xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx, where xxx is the IP address of the wireless router or access point.

  • Page 58: Troubleshooting

    2. Why can’t I get a wireless connection? If you have enabled encryption on the DSM-G600, you must enter the same security settings as your wireless router or access point in order to establish a wireless connection.

  • Page 59

    Troubleshooting 3. What variables may cause my wireless products to lose reception? D-Link products let you access your network from virtually anywhere you want. However, the positioning of the products within your environment will affect the wireless range. Please refer to the Wireless Installation Considerations section of this manual for further information about the most advantageous placement of your D-Link wireless products.

  • Page 60: Technical Specifications

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Technical Specifications Technical Specifications Standards • IEEE 802.11 • IEEE 802.11b • IEEE 802.11g • IEEE 802.3 • IEEE 802.3u • IEEE 802.3ab • UPnP (Windows ® • Rendezvous (Mac OS X) Device Management • Web-Based – Internet Explorer v6 or later; Netscape Navigator v7 or later; or other Java-enabled browsers.

  • Page 61

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Technical Specifications Wireless Transmit Power • 15 dBm (32 mW) 2dBi gain Receiver Sensitivity • 54 Mbps OFDM, 10% PER, -68 dBm • 48 Mbps OFDM, 10% PER, -68 dBm • 36 Mbps OFDM, 10% PER, -75 dBm •...

  • Page 62: Contacting Technical Support

    ©2005 D-Link Corporation/D-Link Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. D-Link, the D-Link logo are registered trademarks of D-Link Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Maximum wireless signal rate based on IEEE Standard 802.11g specifications. Actual data throughput will vary.

  • Page 63: Warranty

    Warranty Period or ninety (90) days, whichever is longer, and is subject to the same limitations and exclusions. If a material defect is incapable of correction, or if D-Link determines that it is not practical to repair or replace the defective Hardware, the actual price paid by the original purchaser for the defective Hardware will be refunded by D-Link upon return to D-Link of the defective Hardware.

  • Page 64

    The customer is responsible for all in-bound shipping charges to D-Link. No Cash on Delivery (“COD”) is allowed. Products sent COD will either be rejected by D-Link or become the property of D-Link. Products shall be fully insured by the customer and shipped to D-Link Systems, Inc., 17595 Mt.

  • Page 65

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Warranty FCC Caution: The manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or TV interference caused by unauthorized modifications to this equipment; such modifications could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. (1) The devices are restricted to indoor operations within the 5.15 to 5.25GHz range. (2) For this device to operate in the 5.15 to 5.25GHz range, the devices must use integral antennas.

  • Page 66: Registration

    DSM-G600 User’s Manual Registration Registration Product registration is entirely voluntary and failure to complete or return this form will not diminish your warranty rights. 05/27/2005 D-Link Systems, Inc.

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