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Version 1.0 | April 19, 2013

User Manual

Wireless AC1200
Dual Band Cloud Router
DIR-850L

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Version 1.0 | April 19, 2013 User Manual Wireless AC1200 Dual Band Cloud Router DIR-850L...
  • 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 April 19, 2013 • Initial release for Revision A1...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Web-based Configuration Utility ..........26 IPv6 Internet Connection Setup Wizard ....60 Internet Connection Setup ..........27 IPv6 Manual Setup............65 Static (assigned by ISP) ..........28 Auto Detection ............65 Dynamic (Cable) .............29 Static IPv6 ..............66 PPPoE (DSL) ..............30 Autoconfiguration ...........67 D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 4 Advanced Network Settings ........92 Windows® 7 ................118 Guest Zone ...............93 WPA/WPA2 ................. 118 IPv6 Firewall ..............94 WPS ..................121 IPv6 Routing ..............95 Windows Vista® ................. 125 Tools ..................96 WPA/WPA2 ................. 126 Admin.................96 WPS/WCN 2.0 ..............128 Time ..................97 D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 5 Statically Assign an IP Address ........... 142 Windows® 8 Users ............142 Windows® 7/ Vista® Users ..........143 Windows® XP Users ............144 Technical Specifications ..........145 Contacting Technical Support ........151 GPL Code Statement............152 Warranty .................164 Registration ..............171 D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 6: Product Overview

    Quick Install Guide If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller. Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage rating than the one included with the DIR-850L will cause damage and void the warranty for this product.
  • Page 7: System Requirements

    • Computer with the following browser requirements: • Internet Explorer 7 or higher mydlink Requirements • Firefox • Safari 5 or higher • Chrome iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. Android is a trademark of Google, Inc. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 8: Introduction

    Section 1 - Product Overview Introduction The D-Link® DIR-850L Wireless AC1200 Dual Band Cloud Router provides revolutionary Gigabit 802.11ac wireless speed - up to 1200Mbps – for flawless HD video streaming to multiple devices. With ground-breaking mydlink Cloud Services, you can monitor your home network from anywhere on your iPhone, iPad, and Android device.
  • Page 9: Hardware Overview

    Press the power button to power on and off. Power Receptor Receptor for the supplied power adapter. Reset Button Press and hold until the Power LED turns orange to reset the device back to the default factory settings. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 10: Leds

    A solid light indicates a connection to the Internet port. If the LED is orange, the connection is good but the router Internet LED cannot connect to the Internet. If this LED is blinking orange, this indicates that the “on demand” connection type is set and the Internet connection is idle. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 11: Installation

    • Advanced Users - If your ISP provided you with a modem/router combo, you will need to set it to “bridge” mode so the DIR-850L router can work properly. Please contact your ISP or refer to the user manual for your modem/router device.
  • 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 Your Network

    Modem 2. Connect an Ethernet cable from the Internet port of the router to the Ethernet port on your DSL or Cable modem. Ethernet Cable Ethernet Port Internet Port (yellow) INTERNET POWER 12V 2A Modem DIR-850L D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 14 3. Connect another Ethernet cable from the Ethernet port on your computer to one of the LAN ports on the router. Computer Ethernet Cable INTERNET POWER 12V 2A DIR-850L 4. Plug the power back into your DSL or Cable modem. Please wait about one minute before continuing. Computer INTERNET POWER 12V 2A Modem DIR-850L D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 15 Please skip to page 13 to configure your router and use the manual setup procedure to configure your network and wireless settings. If you did not connect to the Internet, use the D-Link Setup Wizard (refer to page 14). D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 16: Connect To An Existing Router

    Connect to an Existing Router Note: It is strongly recommended to replace your existing router with the DIR-850L instead of using both. If your modem is a combo router, you may want to contact your ISP or manufacturer’s user guide to put the router into Bridge mode, which will ‘turn off’ the router (NAT) functions.
  • Page 17 7. Connect an Ethernet cable in one of the LAN ports of the router and connect it to your other router. Do not plug anything into the Internet (WAN) port of the D-Link router. 8. You may now use the other 3 LAN ports to connect other Ethernet devices and computers. To configure your wireless network, open a web browser and enter the IP address you assigned to the router.
  • Page 18: Configuration

    • QRS Mobile App - Use your iPhone, iPad, or Android device to configure your router. Refer to page 21 • D-Link Setup Wizard - This wizard will launch when you log into the router for the first time. Refer to page 14.
  • Page 19: Quick Setup Wizard

    If this is your first time logging into the router, this wizard will start automatically. This wizard is designed to guide you through a step-by-step process to configure your new D-Link router and connect to the Internet. Click Next to continue.
  • Page 20 Select your Internet connection type. You can select DHCP Connection (Dynamic IP Address) if your Internet connection automatically provides you with an IP Address. This option is commonly used for cable modem services. Click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 21 ISP. Click Next to continue. If the router detected or you selected L2TP, enter your L2TP username, password, and other information supplied by your ISP. Click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 22 Click Next to continue. In order to secure your router, please enter a new password. Check the Enable Graphical Authentication box to enable CAPTCHA authentication for added security. Click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 23 If you want to create a bookmark to the router, click OK. Click Cancel if you do not want to create a bookmark. If you clicked Yes, a window may appear (depending on what web browser you are using) to create a bookmark. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 24 If you clicked No, I want to register and login with a new mydlink account fill out the requested information and click Next to create your mydlink account. This is a free service. Refer to www.mydlink.com for more information. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 25 Touch (iOS 3.0 or higher), or Android device (1.6 or higher). To download the "mydlink lite" app, visit the Apple Store, Google Play or http://mydlink.com/Lite. PC and Mac users can use the mydlink portal at http://mydlink.com. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 26: Qrs Mobile App

    Section 3 - Configuration QRS Mobile App D-Link offers an app for your iPad, iPhone (iOS 4.3 or higher) or Android device to install and configure your router. Step 1 From your iOS device, go to App Store, or from your Android device, go to Google Play and search for ‘D-Link’...
  • Page 27: Shareport Mobile App

    The SharePort Mobile app will allow you to access files from a USB thumb drive that is plugged into your router. You must enable file sharing from the Setup > Storage page (refer to page 51) for this app to work properly. 1. Insert your USB flash drive into DIR-850L. 2. Scan the bar code to download the SharePort Mobile app from the app store to your iPhone, iPad, or Android device.
  • Page 28 Section 3 - Configuration 4. Click Wi-Fi, select the wireless network (SSID) that you created in the setup and then enter your Wi-Fi password. 5. Once connected, click on the SharePort Mobile icon. 6. The following screen will appear. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 29 8. For the Movie section, click the movie icon to play your movie from your USB flash drive. 9. For the Music section, click the music icon to play your music from your USB flash drive. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 30 11. For the Files section, click on the files icon to view your files from your USB flash drive. 12. For the Folder section, click the folder icon to view your folders from your USB flash drive. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 31: Web-based Configuration Utility

    Open a web browser (e.g., Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox , or Safari) and enter http://dlinkrouter.local./ or http://192.168.0.1. Enter your password and click Login. Note: If you did not create a password with the Setup Wizard, leave the password blank by default. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 32: Internet Connection Setup

    Connection Setup to configure your connection manually. (Instructions for manual setup begin below.) The next few pages will explain each of the ISP connection types. You can select the type from the My Internet Connection is drop-down menu. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 33: Static (assigned By Isp)

    MAC address on the Broadband Router. It is not recommended that you change the default 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-850L User Manual...
  • Page 34: Dynamic (cable)

    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-850L User Manual...
  • Page 35: Pppoe (dsl)

    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-850L User Manual...
  • Page 36: Pptp

    Enter your PPTP password and then retype the password in the next box. Select either Always-on, On-Demand, or Manual. Reconnect Mode: Maximum Idle Enter a maximum idle time during which the Internet connection is Time: maintained during inactivity. To disable this feature, enable Auto-reconnect. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • 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-850L User Manual...
  • Page 38: L2tp

    Enter your L2TP password and then retype the password in the next box. Reconnect Select either Always-on, On-Demand, or Manual. Mode: Maximum Idle Enter a maximum idle time during which the Internet Time: connection is maintained during inactivity. To disable this feature, enable Auto-reconnect. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 39 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-850L User Manual...
  • Page 40: Ds-lite

    B4 IPv4 Address: Enter the B4 IPv4 address value used here (optional). WAN IPv6 Once connected, the WAN IPv6 address will be displayed here. Address: IPv6 WAN Once connected, the IPv6 WAN Default Gateway address will Default Gateway be displayed here. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 41: Internet Connection Setup Wizard

    Quick Setup Wizard, you can click on Internet Connection Setup Wizard from the Setup > Internet screen. This wizard is designed to guide you through a step-by-step process to configure your new D-Link router and connect to the Internet. Click Next to continue.
  • Page 42 Select your Internet connection type. You can select DHCP Connection (Dynamic IP Address) if your Internet connection automatically provides you with an IP Address. This option is commonly used for cable modem services. Click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 43 If you selected PPPoE, enter your PPPoE username and password and click Next to continue. Note: Make sure to remove your PPPoE software from your computer. The software is no longer needed and will not work through a router. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 44 If you selected PPTP, enter your PPTP username, password, and other information supplied by your ISP. Click Next to continue. If you selected L2TP, enter your L2TP username, password, and other information supplied by your ISP. Click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 45 If you selected Static, enter the IP and DNS settings supplied by your ISP. Click Next to continue. When the setup process is completed, you will see this screen. Click on Connect to save your settings. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 46: Wireless Settings

    Click Add Wireless Device with WPS if you want to add a wireless device using Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) and refer to page 44. If you want to manually configure the wireless settings on your router click Manual Wireless Connection Setup and refer to page 46. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 47: Wireless Connection Setup Wizard

    Then select one of the following options: Automatically: Select this option to automatically generate the router’s network key and click Next. Manually: Select this option to manually enter your network key and click Next. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 48 Create a passphrase for your Wireless Security Password. Click Next to continue. Note: The security password/passphrase must be between 8 and 63 characters and is case-sensitive. You will need to enter this passphrase on your wireless clients exactly or it will not connect. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 49: Add Wireless Device With Wps Wizard

    If you select Manual, a settings summary screen will appear. Write down the security key and enter this on your wireless clients. Click Wireless Status to finish. This will take you to the Wireless Status screen. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 50 Once you click Connect, you will have a 120 second time limit to apply the settings to your wireless client(s) and successfully establish a connection. Click Wireless Status to finish. This will take you to Wireless Status screen. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 51: Manual Wireless Settings

    Visibility Status: Select Invisible if you do not want the SSID of your wireless network to be broadcasted by the DIR-850L. If Invisible is selected, the SSID of the DIR-850L will not be seen by Site Survey utilities so your wireless clients will have to know the SSID of your DIR-850L in order to connect to it.
  • Page 52: Ac/n/a (5ghz)

    Visibility Status: Select Invisible if you do not want the SSID of your wireless network to be broadcasted by the DIR-850L. If Invisible is selected, the SSID of the DIR-850L will not be seen by Site Survey utilities so your wireless clients will have to know the SSID of your DIR-850L in order to connect to it.
  • Page 53: Wireless Security

    Section 4 - Security Wireless Security This section will show you the different levels of security you can use to protect your data from intruders. The DIR-850L offers the following types of security: • WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2) • WPA2-PSK (Pre-Shared Key) •...
  • Page 54: Wpa/wpa2-personal (psk)

    7. 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-850L User Manual...
  • Page 55: Configure Wpa/wpa2-enterprise (radius)

    5. Next to Group Key Update Interval, enter the amount of time before the group key used for broadcast and multicast data is changed (3600 is default). 6. Next to RADIUS Server IP Address enter the IP Address of your RADIUS server. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 56 RADIUS server. 1812 is the default port. 8. Next to RADIUS Server Shared Secret, enter the security key. 9. Click Advanced to enter settings for a secondary RADIUS Server. 10. Click Save Settings to save your settings. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 57: Network Settings

    Enter the Domain name (Optional). Name: 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-850L User Manual...
  • Page 58: Dhcp Server Settings

    DHCP Server Settings DHCP stands for Dynamic Host Control Protocol. The DIR-850L has a built-in DHCP server. The DHCP Server will automatically assign an IP address to the computers on the LAN/private network. Be sure to set your computers to be DHCP clients by setting their TCP/IP settings to “Obtain an IP Address Automatically.
  • Page 59 Section 3 - Configuration NetBIOS Node Select the different type of NetBIOS node; Broadcast only, Point-to-Point, Mixed-mode, and Hybrid. Type: WINS IP Enter your WINS Server IP address(es). Address: D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 60: Dhcp Reservation

    (name of your computer or device), MAC Address, and IP address. Enable: Check to enable the reservation. Edit: Click the edit icon to make changes to the reservation entry. Delete: Click to remove the reservation from the list. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 61: Storage

    Verify Password: Re-enter the password. Click Add/Edit to create the user. User List: Displays the accounts. The Admin and Guest accounts are built-in to the router. Number of Displays the USB device plugged into the router. Devices: D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 62: Access Files From The Internet

    HTTPS:// instead of HTTP:// to get a secure connection. For example, if you selected HTTPS and changed the port to 3200, and your WAN IP address is 1.2.3.4, then you would enter HTTPS://1.2.3.4:3200 to connect. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 63: Ipv6

    Manual IPv6 Internet Connection Setup button to input all the settings manually. (Refer to page 65.) If you would like to manually configure the IPv6 local connectivity settings of your router, click on IPv6 Local Connectivity Settings. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 64 Section 3 - Configuration Click on Enable ULA. You can check Use default ULA prefix, or you can leave the box unchecked and enter the prefix manually in the ULA Prefix text box. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 65: Ipv6 Internet Connection Setup Wizard

    The router will try to detect whether its possible to obtain the IPv6 Internet connection type automatically. If this succeeds then the user will be guided through the input of the appropriate parameters for the connection type found. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 66 Choose the required IPv6 Internet Connection type and click on the Next button to continue. Click on the Prev button to return to the previous page. Click on the Cancel button to discard all the changes made and return to the main page. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 67 Password: Enter the PPPoE password used here. If you do not know your password, please contact your ISP. Verify Password: Re-enter the PPPoE password used here. Service Name: Enter the service name for this connection here. This option is optional. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 68 These are the settings of the LAN (Local Area Network) IPv6 interface for the router. The router’s LAN IPv6 Address configuration is based on the IPv6 Address and Subnet assigned by your ISP. (A subnet with prefix /64 is supported in LAN.) D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 69 The IPv6 Internet Connection Setup Wizard is complete. Click on the Connect button to continue. Click on the Prev button to return to the previous page. Click on the Cancel button to discard all the changes made and return to the main page. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 70: Ipv6 Manual Setup

    Note: If using the PPPoE option, you will need to ensure that any PPPoE client software on your computers has been removed or disabled. Auto Detection Select Auto Detection to have the router detect and automatically configure your IPv6 setting from your ISP. Click Save Settings. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 71: Static Ipv6

    Enter the start IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your Start: local computers. IPv6 Address Range Enter the end IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your End: local computers. Router Advertisement Enter the Router Advertisement Lifetime (in minutes). Lifetime: Click Save Settings. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 72: Autoconfiguration

    Enter the start IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your Start: local computers. IPv6 Address Range Enter the end IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your End: local computers. Router Advertisement Enter the Router Advertisement Lifetime (in minutes). Lifetime: Click Save Settings. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 73: Pppoe

    ISP. 1492 is the default MTU. IPv6 DNS Settings: Select either Obtain IPv6 DNS servers automatically or Use the following IPv6 DNS Servers Primary/Secondary DNS Enter the primary and secondary DNS server addresses. Servers: D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 74 IPv6 Address Range Start: local computers. Enter the end IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your IPv6 Address Range End: local computers. Router Advertisement Enter the Router Advertisement Lifetime (in minutes). Lifetime: Click Save Settings. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 75: Ipv6 In Ipv4 Tunneling

    Enter the start IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local Start: computers. IPv6 Address Range Enter the end IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local End: computers. Router Advertisement Enter the Router Advertisement Lifetime (in minutes). Lifetime: Click Save Settings. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 76: To 4 Tunneling

    Enter the start IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local Start: computers. IPv6 Address Range Enter the end IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local End: computers. Router Advertisemt Enter the Router Advertisement Lifetime (in minutes). Lifetime: Click Save Settings. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 77: 6rd

    Address: Enable Automatic IPv6 Check to enable the Autoconfiguration feature. address assignment: Autoconfiguration Type: Select Stateful (DHCPv6), SLAAC+RDNSS or SLAAC + Stateless DHCPv6. Router Advertisement Enter the Router Advertisement Lifetime (in minutes). Lifetime: Click Save Settings. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 78: Local Connectivity

    Section 3 - Configuration Local Connectivity Select Local Connectivity Only from the drop- My IPv6 Connection is: down menu. LAN IPv6 Link-Local Displays the IPv6 address of the router. Address: Click Save Settings. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 79: Mydlink Settings

    Settings The DIR-850L features a cloud service that pushes information such as firmware upgrade notifications, user activity, and intrusion alerts to the mydlink™ app on Android and Apple mobile devices. To insure that your router is up-to-date with the latest features, mydlink™...
  • Page 80: Advanced

    You can create your own times in the Tools > Schedules section. Select Allow All (most common) or a created Inbound Inbound Filter: filter. You may create your own inbound filters in the Advanced > Inbound Filter page. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 81: Port Forwarding

    You can create your own times in the Tools > Schedules section. Inbound Filter: Select Allow All (most common) or a created Inbound filter. You may create your own inbound filters in the Advanced > Inbound Filter page. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 82: Application Rules

    “Trigger Port” field, select the protocol type as TCP or UDP, then enter the firewall (public) ports associated with the trigger port to open them for inbound traffic. The DIR-850L provides some predefined applications in the table on the bottom of the web page. Select the application you want to use and enable it.
  • Page 83: Qos Engine

    When Strict Priority Queue is selected, the Queue Priority will be displayed in the second column. Queue Weight: When the Weighted Fair Queue option is selected, you will be able to manually enter the Queue Weight for each individual Queue ID in the second column. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 84 Select a service or port you want to assign to this rule. Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made or click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 85: Network Filters

    << to copy that MAC Address. Schedule: Select a pre-defined or user created schedule from the drop-down menu, or click New Schedule to create a new schedule. You set a specific time frame for the MAC filter rule to be active. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 86: Access Control

    P2P utilities or games. Enable Access Check the Enable Access Control box, and then Control: click on Add Policy to start the Wizard. Access Control Wizard Click Next to continue with the wizard. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 87 Clone Your PCs MAC Address. Click Add and then click Next to continue. Select the filtering method. If you choose to Block Some Access, check Apply Web Filter and/or Apply Advanced Port Filters. Click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 88 Dest Port Start - Enter the starting port number. Dest Port End - Enter the ending port number. To enable web logging, click Enabled. Click Save to save the access control rule. Your newly created policy will now show up under Policy Table. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 89: Website Filters

    Select either DENY computers access to Website Filter: ONLY these sites or ALLOW computers access to ONLY these sites. Website URL/ Enter the keywords or URLs that you want Domain: to allow or block. Click Save Settings. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 90: Inbound Filters

    Inbound Filter This section will list any rules that are Rules List: created. You may click the Edit icon to change the settings or enable/disable the rule, or click the Delete icon to remove the rule. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 91: Firewall Settings

    Firewall Settings A firewall protects your network from the outside world. The DIR-850L 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.
  • Page 92 Allows devices and applications using VoIP (Voice over IP) to communicate across NAT. Some VoIP applications and devices have the ability to discover NAT devices and work around them. This ALG may interfere with the operation of such devices. If you are having trouble making VoIP calls, try turning this ALG off. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 93: Routing

    A value 1 is the lowest cost and 15 is the highest cost. Interface: Select the interface that the IP packet must use to transit out of the router when this route is used. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 94: Advanced Wireless

    Enable this option to reduce interference from other wireless networks in your area. If the channel width is operating at 40MHz and there is another wireless network’s channel over-lapping and causing interference, the router will automatically change to 20MHz. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 95: Wi-fi Protected Setup (wps)

    Click to restore the default PIN of the router. Default: Generate New PIN: Create a random number that is a valid PIN. This becomes the router’s PIN. You can then copy this PIN to the user interface of the wireless client. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 96: Wps Button

    You can also simply press the WPS button on the side of the router, and then press the WPS button on your wireless client to automatically connect without logging into the router. WPS Button Refer to page 115 for more information. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 97: Advanced Network Settings

    ™ the box. UPnP provides compatibility with networking equipment, software and peripherals. Enable WAN Ping Checking the box will allow the DIR-850L to respond Response: to pings. Unchecking the box may provide some extra security from hackers. WAN Port Speed: You may set the port speed of the Internet port to 10Mbps, 100Mbps, 1000Mbps, or Auto (recommended).
  • Page 98: Guest Zone

    New Schedule. Wireless Enter a wireless network name (SSID) that is different Network Name: from your main wireless network. Security Mode: Select the type of security or encryption you would like to enable for the guest zone. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 99: Ipv6 Firewall

    Section 3 - Configuration IPv6 Firewall The DIR-850L’s IPv6 Firewall feature allows you to configure which kind of IPv6 traffic is allowed to pass through the device. This feature functions in a similar way to the IP Filters feature. Enable IPv6 Check the box to enable the IPv6 firewall simple security.
  • Page 100: Ipv6 Routing

    Use the drop-down menu to specify if the IP packet must use the WAN or LAN interface to transit out of the Router. Gateway: Enter the next hop that will be taken if this route is used. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 101: Tools

    Management interface. Remote Admin Port: The port number used to access the DIR-850L is used in the URL. Example: http://x.x.x.x:8080 whereas x.x.x.x is the Internet IP address of the DIR-850L and 8080 is the port used for the Web Management interface.
  • Page 102: Time

    Year, Month, Day, Hour, Minute, and Second and then click Set Time. You can also click Copy Your Computer’s Time Settings to synch the date and time with the computer you are currently on. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 103: Syslog

    Section 3 - Configuration SysLog The DIR-850L keeps a running log of events and activities occurring on the Router. You may send these logs to a SysLog server on your network. Enable Logging to Check this box to send the router logs to a SysLog SysLog Server: Server.
  • Page 104: Email Settings

    Selecting this option will send the logs via email according to schedule. Schedule: This option is enabled when On Schedule is selected. You can select a schedule from the list of defined schedules. To create a schedule, go to Tools > Schedules. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 105: System

    If you want to save the current router configuration settings, use the Save button above. Reboot the Click to reboot the router. Device: Clear Language Click to remove any installed language packs. Pack: D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 106: Firmware

    Click Upload to complete the language pack upgrade. Upload: Once you have a language pack update on your computer, use this option to browse for the file and then upload the information into the access point. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 107: Dynamic Dns

    Username or Enter the Username or key for your DDNS Key: account. Password or Enter the Password or key for your DDNS account. Key: Timeout: Enter a timeout time (in hours). Status: Displays the current connection status. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 108 Displays the name of your IPv6 DDNS host. IPv6 Address: Displays the IPv6 address of your computer/server associated with the IPv6 DDNS host. Edit/Delete: Click the edit icon to make changes to the entry or click the delete icon to remove the entry. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 109: System Check

    Internet. Enter the IP address that you wish to Ping and click Ping. IPv6 Ping Test: Enter the IPv6 address that you wish to Ping and click Ping. Ping Results: The results of your ping attempts will be displayed here. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 110: Schedules

    You must click Add to save your schedule rule. Schedule Rules The list of schedules will be listed here. Click the List: Edit icon to make changes or click the Delete icon to remove the schedule. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 111: Status

    Device Info This page displays the current information for the DIR-850L. It will display the LAN, WAN (Internet), and Wireless information. If your Internet connection is set up for a Dynamic IP address then a Release button and a Renew button will be displayed.
  • Page 112: Logs

    Click to go back one page. Next: Click to go to the next page. Clear: Clears all of the log contents. Link to Email Clicking on this will take you to the Tools > Email Log Settings: Settings page. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 113: Statistics

    Statistics The screen below displays the Traffic Statistics. Here you can view the amount of packets that pass through the DIR-850L on both the WAN, LAN ports and the wireless segments. The traffic counter will reset if the device is rebooted.
  • Page 114: Internet Sessions

    The Internet Sessions page displays full details of active Internet sessions through your router. An Internet session is a conversation between a program or application on a LAN-side computer and a program or application on a WAN-side computer. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 115: Wireless

    Section 3 - Configuration Wireless The wireless client table displays a list of current connected wireless clients. This table also displays the connection rate and MAC address of the connected wireless clients. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 116: Routing

    Section 3 - Configuration Routing This page will display your current routing table. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 117: Ipv6

    Section 3 - Configuration IPv6 The IPv6 page displays a summary of the Router’s IPv6 settings and lists the IPv6 address and host name of any IPv6 clients. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 118: Ipv6 Routing

    Section 3 - Configuration IPV6 Routing This page displays the IPV6 routing details configured for your router. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 119: Support

    Section 3 - Configuration Support D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 120: Connect A Wireless Client To Your Router

    Blu-ray DVD players, wireless printers and cameras will have a WPS button (or a software utility with WPS) that you can press to connect to the DIR-850L router. Please refer to your user manual for the wireless device you want to connect to make sure you understand how to enable WPS.
  • Page 121: Windows® 8

    2. A list of available wireless networks will appear. 3. Click the wireless network (SSID) you want to connect to and then click Connect. 4. If the network is secure/encrypted, enter the Wi-Fi password (security key) and click Next. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 122 If you get a good signal but cannot access the Internet, confirm the encryption by reviewing the profile or check the TCP/IP settings for your wireless adapter. Refer to the Networking Basics section in this manual for more information. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 123: Windows® 7

    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-850L User Manual...
  • Page 124 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-850L User Manual...
  • Page 125 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-850L User Manual...
  • Page 126: Wps

    Section 4 - Security The WPS feature of the DIR-850L 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.
  • Page 127 Section 4 - Security 3. Double-click the DIR-850L. 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.
  • Page 128 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-850L User Manual...
  • Page 129 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-850L User Manual...
  • Page 130: Windows Vista

    (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-850L User Manual...
  • Page 131: Wpa/wpa2

    1. Open the Windows Vista® Wireless Utility by right-clicking on 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-850L User Manual...
  • Page 132 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-850L User Manual...
  • Page 133: Wps/wcn 2.0

    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-850L User Manual...
  • Page 134: 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-850L User Manual...
  • Page 135: Wpa/wpa2

    1. Open the Windows® XP Wireless Utility by right-clicking 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-850L User Manual...
  • Page 136 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-850L User Manual...
  • Page 137: 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 nor do you 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 138: Reset Router/forgot Password

    • 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 web management.
  • Page 139 • Windows® 95, 98, and Me users type in command (Windows® NT, 2000, XP, Vista®, and 7 users type in cmd) and press Enter (or click OK). • 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-850L User Manual...
  • Page 140 • To change the MTU enter the number in the MTU field and click Save Settings to save your settings. • Test your email. If changing the MTU does not resolve the problem, continue changing the MTU in increments of ten. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 141: 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 142: What Is 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. How does wireless work? Wireless works similar to how cordless phones work, through radio signals to transmit data from one point A to point B.
  • Page 143 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 144: 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 145: Wireless Modes

    • Ad-Hoc – Directly connecting to another computer, for peer-to-peer communication, using wireless network adapters on each computer, such as two or more DIR-850L wireless network Cardbus adapters. 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.
  • Page 146: Networking Basics

    Check your IP address After you install your new D-Link wireless adapter and have established a wireless connection, by default, the TCP/IP settings should be set to obtain an IP address from a DHCP server (i.e., router) automatically. To verify your IP address, please follow the steps below.
  • Page 147: Statically Assign An Ip Address

    • Press the Windows key and then type IP. Click Settings on the right side and then click View Network Connections. • Right-click on the adapter which represents your D-Link wireless network adapter. • Highlight Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP /IPv4) and click Properties.
  • Page 148: Windows® 7/ Vista® Users

    If you are using Windows Vista, click on Manage network connections along the left panel in the window. For Windows® 7, click on Change adapter settings. • Right-click on the Local Area Connection which represents your D-Link wireless network adapter which will be connected to your network.
  • Page 149: Windows® Xp Users

    • Click on Start > Control Panel. Make sure you are in Classic View. Double-click on the Network Connections icon. • Right-click on the Local Area Connection which represents your D-Link wireless network adapter (or other adapter) which will be connected to your router.
  • Page 150: Technical Specifications

    Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range. 2 Frequency Range varies depending on country’s regulation 3 The DIR-850L does not include 5.25-5.35GHz & 5.47-5.725GHz in some regions. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 151: Receiver Sensitivity

    Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range. 2 Frequency Range varies depending on country’s regulation 3 The DIR-850L does not include 5.25-5.35GHz & 5.47-5.725GHz in some regions. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 152 Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range. 2 Frequency Range varies depending on country’s regulation 3 The DIR-850L does not include 5.25-5.35GHz & 5.47-5.725GHz in some regions. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 153 Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range. 2 Frequency Range varies depending on country’s regulation 3 The DIR-850L does not include 5.25-5.35GHz & 5.47-5.725GHz in some regions. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 154: Operating Temperature

    Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range. 2 Frequency Range varies depending on country’s regulation 3 The DIR-850L does not include 5.25-5.35GHz & 5.47-5.725GHz in some regions. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 155 Appendix C - Technical Specifications Certifications • CE • FCC • IC • C-Tick • CSA International Dimensions • 5.75” x 3.40”x 4.40” Weight • 0.62 lb Warranty • 1-Year Limited Warranty D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 156: Contacting Technical Support

    • Hardware Revision (located on the label on the bottom of the router (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 157: Gpl Code Statement

    WRITTEN OFFER FOR GPL AND LGPL SOURCE CODE Where such specific license terms entitle you to the source code of such software, D-Link will provide upon written request via email and/or traditional paper mail the applicable GPL and LGPLsource code files via CD-ROM for a nominal cost to cover shipping and media charges as allowed under the GPL and LGPL.
  • Page 158 To prevent this, the GPL assures that patents cannot be used to render the program non-free. The precise terms and conditions for copying, distribution and modification follow. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 159 A “Standard Interface” means an interface that either is an official standard defined by a recognized standards body, or, in the case of interfaces specified for a particular programming language, one that is widely used among developers working in that language. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 160 Conveying under any other circumstances is permitted solely under the conditions stated below. Sublicensing is not allowed; section 10 makes it unnecessary. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 161 If the work has interactive user interfaces, each must display Appropriate Legal Notices; however, if the Program has interactive interfaces that do not display Appropriate Legal Notices, your work need not make them do so. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 162 Corresponding Source of the work are being offered to the general public at no charge under subsection 6d. A separable portion of the object code, whose source code is excluded from the Corresponding Source as a System Library, need not be included in conveying the object code work. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 163 If additional permissions apply only to part of the Program, that part may be used separately under those permissions, but the entire Program remains governed by this License without regard to the additional permissions. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 164 Additional terms, permissive or non-permissive, may be stated in the form of a separately written license, or stated as exceptions; the above requirements apply either way. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 165 Corresponding Source of the work from the predecessor in interest, if the predecessor has it or can get it with reasonable efforts. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 166 D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 167 Free Software Foundation. If the Program specifies that a proxy can decide which future versions of the GNU General Public License can be used, that proxy’s public statement of acceptance of a version permanently authorizes you to choose that version for the Program. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 168 Program, unless a warranty or assumption of liability accompanies a copy of the Program in return for a fee. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 169: 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 170 Software or to refund the portion of the actual purchase price paid that is attributable to the Software. Except as otherwise agreed by D-Link in writing, the replacement Software is provided only to the original licensee, and is subject to the terms and conditions of the license granted by D-Link for the Software.
  • Page 171 • The customer must submit with the product as part of the claim a written description of the Hardware defect or Software nonconformance in sufficient detail to allow D-Link to confirm the same, along with proof of purchase of the product (such as a copy of the dated purchase invoice for the product) if the product is not registered.
  • Page 172 Purolator Canada or any common carrier selected by D-Link. Return shipping charges shall be prepaid by D-Link if you use an address in Canada, otherwise we will ship the product to you freight collect. Expedited shipping is available upon request and provided shipping charges are prepaid by the customer.
  • Page 173: 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 174 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. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 175 Les conditions de fonctionnement sont sujettes à deux conditions: (1) Ce périphérique ne doit pas causer d’interférence et. (2) Ce périphérique doit accepter toute interférence, y compris les interférences pouvant perturber le bon fonctionnement de ce périphérique. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 176: Registration

    Appendix G - 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 19, 2013 D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

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