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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    RAID ..............26 Download Scheduling ..........59 Users and Groups ..........29 Schedule Downloads ........61 Quotas ............. 31 Scheduling Settings ......... 62 Configuring Quotas ........32 USB Print Server ........... 63 Network Access ..........34 D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 3 Storing non-English Character Files ....... 71 Replacing or Adding a New Hard Drive ....72 Contacting Technical Support ........73 GNU/Linux GPL ............74 GNU General Public License ......... 75 Warranty ..............81 Registration ..............86 D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 4: Product Overview

    Section 1 - Product Overview Product Overview Package Contents D-Link DNS-343 4-Bay Network Storage Enclosure  CD-ROM with Manual and Software  Quick Installation Guide  Power Adapter  Power Cable  CAT5 Ethernet Cable  Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage than the one included with the DNS-343 will cause damage and void the warranty for this product.
  • Page 5: Introduction

    3 Note that use of an FTP Server to access files over the Internet does not provide for secure or encrypted transmissions. 4 D-Link cannot guarantee full compatibility or proper playback with all codecs. Playback capability depends on the codec support of the UPnP™ AV media player.
  • Page 6: Features

    Supports Configuration file save/load • Tool-less Hard Drive installation • Supports UPnP AV and DLNA compliant • Supports DDNS • Supports FTP Server • USB port supports print server and UPS monitoring • Jumbo frame support D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 7: Hardware Overview

    5 System Information (system state), seconds. HD Status (hard drive state) and Server Status (server status state) on the OLED. Press the button once to alternate between the different Status screens D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 8: Rear Panel (connections)

    DNS-343 to power adapter. the local network. USB Connector Drive Eject Levers USB 2.0 (Type A) connector. Use the provided lever USB Host port for Print Server to eject the SATA hard or USB UPS monitoring. drives. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 9: Using The Oled

    • Whether a printer is connected to the server • The status of the UPNP server • The status of the iTunes server • The status of the FTP Server Press the Next button once to alternate between the different Status screens D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 10: Installation

    To install the DNS-343 on your local network, refer to the steps below: 1. Access the drive bays by sliding the faceplate up until it unlatches from the device. 2. Once the faceplate is unlatched, pull it off the device, exposing the drive bay. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 11 Make sure to align the drive connector to the SATA connector on the bottom edge inside the drive bay of the DNS-343. Gently push the drive in until it connects. 4. Attach the faceplate to the front of the device. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 12 CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive and follow the instructions below to use the Easy Search Utility to establish a network link to the DNS-343. Then use the web-based management software to format the new hard disk. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 13: Configuration

    DHCP assigned IP address, by default it will have a self-assigned IP address of 192.168.0.32. It is recommended to use the included D-Link Easy Search Utility when accessing and configuring the DNS-343 for the first time. If you want to change the IP address before logging in or are unable to connect to the DNS-343 IP address, you can use the Easy Search Utility provided on the product CD to locate the device on your network and make any needed changes.
  • Page 14: Getting Started

    DNS-343. If your network is using a DHCP server and the computer receives IP settings from DHCP, the DNS-343 will automatically be in the same subnet. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 15 Custom Configuration offers 3 combination methods: RAID 0 + JBOD, RAID 1 + JBOD, and RAID 5 + JBOD. See page 26 for more details on using the RAID configurations. Note: All data will be erased during the format process. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 16 Note: All data will be erased off the hard drives installed in the DNS-343 during the format process! A warning message appears informing you that your drives will be formatted and all data will be erased. Click OK to continue. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 17 Then click OK to confirm and restart the DNS-343. Press OK to restart the DNS-343. When the system restarts you will be prompted to login to the DNS-343. Login to the DNS-343 with the username and password you created previously Click Configuration D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 18: Web Ui

    Dynamic DNS, change the LCD Display settings and get diagnostic information about the installed Hard Disks. Status - Shows current information about the LAN configuration, Device, Printer and Hard drives  installed. Support - Contains help files for your DNS-343.  D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 19: Setup

    It is recommended that you set an admin password to access the web manager. Type a New Password in the space provided and type it again in the Confirm Password space. Click Next to continue. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 20 DHCP server such as a router on your network, the DNS-343 will automatically obtain the IP settings. If you prefer to assign a Static IP address, select Static IP and enter the network setting for your device. Click Next to continue. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 21 Section 3 - Configuration Enter the workgroup, name, and description for your DNS-343, or leave the default values and click Next to continue. Click Back to make changes or click Restart to save your settings and reboot the DNS-343. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 22 Section 3 - Configuration When the login prompt appears, login using the new administrator password. Then click Configuration to access the configuration page of your DNS-343. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 23: Lan

    DHCP client, it will be necessary to log in again using the new IP address. If you do not know the new address (as would likely be the case when changing from a static IP address to DHCP client), use the Easy Search Utility on the Installation CD to obtain the IP address of your device. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 24: Time And Date

    Select your time zone from the drop-down menu. NTP Server Network Time Protocol (NTP) synchronizes the DNS-343 with an Internet time server. D-Link provides two time servers for your convenience. Choose the one closest to your location. From My This option will synchronize Computer the DNS-343 clock with your computer.
  • Page 25: Device Settings

    IP address, for example, http://dlink-xxxxxx. This is useful when there is more then one DNS-343 on the network. By default the device name is d-link-xxxxxx, where xxxxxx is the last six digits of the MAC address. Description Assigns a device description to the DNS-343.
  • Page 26: Advanced

    Because the data is stored on multiple disks, of fault tolerance means that if one drive fails, RAID 1 provides fault tolerance and protection, in all data in the array will be lost. addition to performance advantages. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 27 240GB (3x80GB). Implementing RAID 5 on the DNS-343 allows it to continue operating even if one of the disks fails. The diagram below indicates the operation of RAID 5. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 28 The following screen appears showing the disks installed in the system. This screen also allows the administrator to choose a RAID configuration type for this device. Select either Basic Configuration or Custom Configuration. Basic Configuration Custom Configuration D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 29: Users And Groups

    To add a user to a user group, under Group Settings: • Select an available group from the Select Group drop-down menu • Highlight the user from List of all users • Click the Add>> button D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 30 • Click the <<Remove button To remove a user or group from the User or Group lists, click the trash can icon of that group or user. To change a user password, click the notepad icon of the user. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 31: Quotas

    Group Quota Group quotas are displayed here. Settings Quotas can be edited by clicking on the notepad icon. Quota Status Displays the current status of the quota feature. The quota function can be started or stopped here. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 32: Configuring Quotas

    To add a quota for a particular user or group, you must perform the following: Click the notepad icon of the user you want to add a quota to. Set a quota amount (MB) for the user and click Apply. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 33 Section 3 - Configuration This screen will display and indicate all updated quota settings. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 34: Network Access

    Oplocks are designed to increase network performance when it comes to network file sharing however when using file-based database applications it is recommended to set the share oplocks to No(off). D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 35 When enabled, the file attribute ”Archive” will be copied as the file is being stored on the DNS-343. Certain backup software attach this attribute to files that are being stored as backups. Comment Enter a comment for reference or description of the rule. Network Access List Lists all defined access rules. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 36: Ftp Server

    Usually, at a minimum, it is necessary to enter the IP address of the DNS-343 and the TCP port used for FTP (port 21). See the user documentation of the firewall device or router for information on creating forwarding rules for FTP traffic to devices on the LAN. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 37: Ftp Server Status

    Displays the maximum number of users. Max User Displays the flow control status. Flow Control Displays the idle time before disconnecting Idle Time the user. Displays the client language set for this FTP Client server. Language D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 38: Ftp Server Behind A Router

    Once the port has been forwarded on the router, users from the internet will access the FTP server through the WAN IP address of the router. If you are using a D-Link router, such as the WBR-2310 used in the example below, your port forwarding rule should be similar to the following:...
  • Page 39: Upnp Av Server

    When content is added or deleted from the available folders, click the Refresh button and the DNS-343 will scan for file updates. While the update scan is underway, the AV media will not be available for use by clients on the network. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 40: Itunes Server

    When content is added or deleted from the available folders, click the Refresh button and the DNS-343 will scan for file updates. While the update scan is underway, iTunes files will not be available for use by clients on the network. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 41 Select the DNS-343. When prompted, enter in the iTunes server password. Click OK. Media stored on the DNS-343 will then be available for use in iTunes. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 42: Dhcp Server

    DHCP server. Lease Time Sets the duration of time that an IP address will remain assigned to a device. Save Settings Click on the Save Settings button to apply and save the new settings. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 43: Maintenance

    Enter the current password. (Leave this blank if you have not set a password yet.) New Password Enter a new password. Confirm Enter the new password again for Password confirmation. Click Save Settings to save the new password. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 44: System

    Enter the time (in minutes) that the administrator will be allowed to remain idle while accessing the DNS-343 configuration settings or that users will be allowed to remain idle while accessing the download schedule settings. Apply Click Apply to save the settings. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 45: Firmware

    Firmware This section allows you to check for new firmware releases and upload them to your device. To upgrade the DNS-343 firmware, go the D-Link Support Page and download the latest version. When the download is completed, use the Browse button to locate the firmware file on your computer and click the Apply button to begin loading the firmware to your device.
  • Page 46: E-mail Alerts

    Alert Types This section contains the alert options and their configuration settings. Refer to page 48 for more information. Save Settings Click Save Settings to apply and save the new alert settings. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 47: E-mail Alert Settings

    Enter the e-mail address you want to E-Mail send the alerts to. This address must correspond with the SMTP server configured above. Test E-Mail Click the Test E-Mail button to send a test alert and confirm your settings are correct. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 48: E-mail Alert Types

    An alert will be sent if the firmware Upgraded is upgraded. System An alert will be sent if the DNS-343 Temperature device temperature exceeds the set Exceeded threshold. After the alert has been sent, the DNS-343 will power off for safety. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 49: Power Management

    The drives will power up again when data is accessed. Power Management Select Enable or Disable. Turn off Hard Set the amount of time before idle Drives drives will shut down. Click Save Settings to apply the settings. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 50: Dynamic Dns

    Password or Key Enter your DDNS password or key. Verify Password Re-enter your password or key. or Key Timeout Enter the timeout time in hours. Status Displays your DDNS status. Click Save Settings to apply the settings. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 51: Lcd Display

    The LCD Display settings allow the administrator to change the time it takes for the OLED screen on the front of the DNS-343 to power off. Click on the drop-down box below to change the time it takes for the OLED screen to power off. Click the Save Settings button to apply the settings D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 52: Disk Utility

    The Disk Utility allows the administrator to perform a standard Scan Disk check for errors on the hard disk, select the volume from the drop-down menu and then click the Scan Disk button. Any errors found will be listed along with a description and the available repair options. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 53: Status

    Hard Drive Displays the hard drive information, Info including the disk mode, total size, used and remaining drive space. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 54: Connecting A Ups To The Dns-343

    The DNS-343 is consuming the battery power of the UPS and any data should be saved immediately to prevent any work being lost. 3. LB: This indicates that the UPS has low battery power. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 55: Support

    Section 3 - Configuration Support The DNS-343 Support page provides a menu of Support topics explaining the features of the device. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 56: Mapping A Drive

    Section 3 - Configuration Mapping a Drive You can use the D-Link Easy Search Utility to map drives to your computer. Insert the DNS-343 CD into your CD-ROM drive. Click Easy Search Utility. The Easy Search Utility will load and detect any DNS-343 devices that are on the local network.
  • Page 57 Available volumes will be displayed under Drive Mapping. Highlight the volume you want to map. Select an available drive letter from the drop-down menu and click Connect. Once connected, your mapped drive(s) will appear in My Computer. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 58 Section 3 - Configuration Double-click the My Computer icon on your desktop. Double-click on the mapped drive to access the files and folders. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 59: Download Scheduling

    The DNS-343 Download Scheduling feature allows you to set up scheduling folder or file downloads and backup sessions. Begin by accessing the configuration page of your DNS-343: Click Easy Search Utility. Highlight an available DNS-343 and click Configuration to access the web-based utility. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 60 Section 3 - Configuration The DNS-343 login screen will appear: Type admin for the username and leave the password field blank. Click Schedule Downloads. The DNS-343 Download Scheduling configuration will appear. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 61: Schedule Downloads

    Section 3 - Configuration Schedule Downloads Scheduling Configure download and backup Settings schedules here. Refer to the next page for more information. Schedule List The Schedule List will display all completed, active, and pending scheduled downloads and backups. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 62: Scheduling Settings

    Checking Incremental Backup will have the DNS-343 compare identical file names at the source and destination. Files will only be overwritten if the source file is more recent. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 63: Usb Print Server

    Connect a USB printer to the USB port on the back of the DNS-343. It is important to ensure that all the printer’s drivers have been installed on the computer(s) you want to print from. To add a printer: Click Start, and select Printers and Faxes. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 64 Section 3 - Configuration Select “Add a printer”. The Windows Add Printer Wizard will launch: ® Click Next to continue. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 65 Section 3 - Configuration When prompted to choose a local, or network printer, select “A network printer, or a printer attached to another computer.” Click Next to continue. Select “Browse for a printer” and click Next to continue. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 66 Section 3 - Configuration Double-click “DNS-343” from the Shared Printers list to expand the tree. Select the available USB printer, and click Next to continue. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 67 Click Yes to continue. Click OK to continue and select a printer driver. Select the appropriate printer driver from the list and click OK to complete the wizard. If the driver is not in the list, select Have Disk. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 68 Section 3 - Configuration Insert the print driver CD or browse to the appropriate directory. Select the appropriate driver file, and click Open to continue. Click OK to continue. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 69 Section 3 - Configuration Verify the driver is correct, and click OK to continue. The wizard will install the printer drivers, and return a completion screen. Click Finish. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 70 Section 3 - Configuration The printer should now appear as an available printer. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 71: Storing Non-english Character Files

    Section 3 - Configuration Storing non-English Character Files By default the DNS-343 supports Unicode which is an industry standard allowing computers to consistently represent and manipulate text expressed in most of the world’s writing formats. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 72: Replacing Or Adding A New Hard Drive

    After you install the new drive(s), turn on the DNS-343 and then connect to the Web UI. The DNS-343 will prompt you to format the new drive(s). Refer to page 15. Note: Formatting a hard drive will erase the data stored on the hard drive. Please backup important data before formatting a hard drive. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 73: Contacting Technical Support

    • Hardware Revision (located on the label on the bottom of the device (e.g. rev A1)) • Serial Number (s/n number located on the label on the bottom of the device). 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 74: Gnu/linux Gpl

    The Open Source Software licenses can be found in the gpl.pdf file, other materials accompanying the software package, the documentation or corresponding source files available from http://support.dlink.com/GPL.asp. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 75: Gnu General Public License

    If the software is modified by someone else and passed on, we want its recipients to know that hat they have is not the original, so that any problems introduced by others will not reflect on the original authors’ reputations. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 76 Section 1 above, provided that you also meet all of these conditions: a) You must cause the modified files to carry prominent notices stating that you changed the files and the date of any change. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 77 Accompany it with the information you received as to the offer to distribute corresponding source code. (This alternative is allowed only for noncommercial distribution and only if you received the program in object code or executable form with such an offer, in accord with Subsection b above.) D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 78 If any portion of this section is held invalid or unenforceable under any particular circumstance, the balance of the section is intended to apply and the section as a whole is intended to apply in other circumstances. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 79 AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE PROGRAM IS WITH YOU. SHOULD THE PROGRAM PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU ASSUME THE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 80 OR DATA BEING RENDERED INACCURATE OR LOSSES SUSTAINED BY YOU OR THIRD PARTIES OR A FAILURE OF THE PROGRAM TO OPERATE WITH ANY OTHER PROGRAMS), EVEN IF SUCH HOLDER OR OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. END OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 81: 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 82 Warranty Period and is subject to the same limitations and exclusions. If a material non-conformance is incapable of correction, or if D-Link determines in its sole discretion that it is not practical to replace the non-conforming Software, the price paid by the original licensee for the non-conforming Software will be refunded by D-Link;...
  • Page 83 • 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 84 This Limited Warranty provides specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. Trademarks: D-Link is a registered trademark of D-Link Systems, Inc. Other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
  • Page 85: Fcc Statement

    • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. For detailed warranty information applicable to products purchased outside the United States, please contact the corresponding local D-Link office. D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...
  • Page 86: Registration

    Appendix C - Registration Registration Product registration is entirely voluntary and failure to complete or return this form will not diminish your warranty rights. Version 1.0 April 4, 2008 D-Link DNS-343 User Manual...

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