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   Summary of Contents for D-Link DNR-326

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    Manual Overview 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. Information in this document may become obsolete as our services and websites develop and change.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Dynamic DNS ...............39 Installation ..................9 Install the Hard Drives ............9 Status ..................40 Getting Started ................12 Camera Status ..............40 D-Link NVR Search Utility ............13 System Info ................41 Web UI Login ................15 System Log ................42 Auto Search Camera ............16 NVR Log ..................43 Web UI ....................18...

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    Backup and File Manager Application ....... 71 Verification Tool ..............73 Verify Image / Video ............74 Troubleshooting ..............75 Choose a RAID Level .............. 77 Replacing or Adding a New Hard Drive ......79 Technical Specifications ............80 D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 5: Package Contents

    Section 1 - Product Overview Package Contents • D-Link DNR-326 2-Bay Professional Network Video Recorder (NVR) • CAT5 Ethernet Cable • Power Adapter • Cable Holder • Manual and Software on CD • Quick Installation Guide Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage than the one included with your product will cause damage and void the warranty for this product.

  • Page 6: System Requirements

    • One or two 3.5” SATA hard disk drive(s)* • Broadband Internet connection (for remote access) Network Requirements • Network camera(s) (refer to the D-Link website for a list of supported cameras) • 10/100/1000Mbit Gigabit Ethernet switch or router Computer with the following: •...

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    The DNR-326 can be easily set up for Internet access through PPPoE and DDNS. It supports real-time monitoring and playback from anywhere via a web browser. The triplex function allows the DNR-326 to keep recording while the user is viewing live footage or searching playback at the same time.

  • Page 8: Features

    Complete Network Functionality • PPPoE Support: The D-Link NVR utilizes ADSL services. It can connect to the Internet via an ADSL modem over Ethernet. • DDNS Support: Dynamic DNS is a solution for users without a fixed IP address. With DDNS service, users can connect to the NVR from the Internet using an easy-to-remember domain name.

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    • Flexible Event Management: Event setup is another key configuration feature of the NVR. The NVR can monitor all of the camera triggers from motion detection. One of the most powerful functions is the notification application. The NVR centrally controls the e-mail and recording of all the connected cameras. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

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    • Print Picture: If a printer is connected to the user’s PC, the NVR can also print the selected still image. • Smart Search: Users can search through footage by setting specific criteria such as motion detection or lost focus. • Four-channel Playback: Four channels of video footage can be played and viewed simultaneously. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 11: Hardware Overview

    These LEDs will be solid blue when the drives are connected but inactive. The LEDs will blink when the drives Drive LED are being accessed, formatted or synchronized. They will illuminate orange if a drive has failed. USB Port USB port for UPS status updates. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 12: Rear Panel (connections)

    LINK (R) and Traffic LED (L) to indicate connectivity and traffic respectively to the local LAN Security Lock This lock can be used to tie the DNR-326 to the desk to prevent theft. Cables are sold separately. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 13: Installation

    This step shows you how to open your NVR so that you can install one or two hard drives. Access the DNR-326’s hard drive bays by sliding the top cover back until it unlatches from the device. Once the faceplate is unlatched, pull it off the device bay.

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    Section 3 - Installation Once the hard drives are installed, you can reattach the top cover. Use a standard CAT5E Ethernet cable with a RJ-45 connector to connect your NVR to your network. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

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    Section 3 - Installation Connect the power adapter to the power receptor on the back of the device. Press the power button located under the faceplate LEDs to turn on the device. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 16: Getting Started

    Make sure the NVR is connected to a network via a router or a switch, or directly connected to a PC. Step 1: Insert the DNR-326 CD in the CD-ROM drive. If the CD Autorun function does not automatically start on your computer, go to Start >...

  • Page 17: D-link Nvr Search Utility

    IP address before login or are unable to connect to the NVR IP address, you can use the NVR Search Utility provided on the product CD to locate the device on your network and make any needed changes. Network Video The D-Link NVR Search Utility displays any NVR devices it detects on the Recorder: network.

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    Note: The computer used to access the NVR web-based configuration manager must be on the same subnet as the NVR. If your network is using a DHCP server and the computer receives IP settings from the DHCP server, the NVR will automatically be in the same subnet. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 19: Web Ui Login

    Web UI Login This section will show you how to configure your new D-Link NVR using the Web-based Configuration Utility. To access the configuration utility, click the NVR name or IP on the NVR Search Utility or manually open a web browser (Internet Explorer only) and enter the IP address of your NVR.

  • Page 20: Auto Search Camera

    NVR will add the camera(s) but it will not be able to connect and record. You can change the settings in the NVR Setup page. Click Exit Wizard to finish the auto search. Type admin for the username and leave the password field blank. Click Login D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

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    Section 3 - Configuration After login, you will be redirected to the NVR web UI: D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 22: Web Ui

    RAID configuration options. System configuration, backup, and restore functions are also available. • STATUS - Contains system, NVR, and event logs. These categories and their configuration options will be discussed in detail in the following pages of this manual. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 23: Setup

    Step 2: Event Setup - Configure event options with various combinations. Events can be triggered in the event of camera motion detection or full hard disk warning. An event action can be configured to send e-mail. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 24: Network Setup

    ISP. The connection status will be determined automatically by the system. Enable or disable the DHCP server. If your network DHCP server: doesn’t have DHCP server, enable NVR DHCP server for easier local network setup. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 25: Camera Search

    Step 4: Click Add to add the selected camera. Step 5: After clicking Add, the updated information will be displayed in the camera list. Step 6: Repeat steps 2 through 5 to add other cameras onto your list. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 26: Camera Setup

    If you have already input the camera IP, you may simply click this button to automatically detect camera information (such as the channel, protocol, vendor, and model number). Note: Some cameras will limit the login authority to the administrator only. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 27: Audio And Video

    NVR to receive the trigger message. Step 3: Click the Save Settings button. Note: The system will adjust the frame rate automatically based on the maximum frame rate which that camera can support. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 28: Live And Playback Setup

    Note: When setting Maximum Connections in Live Streaming Server settings, 1 connection means that 1 user can connect to 1 camera only. If the maximum number of connections is 16 and if each user connects to 4 cameras, then the maximum number of connected users is 4 and not 16. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 29: Recording Schedule

    This will overwrite the earliest recorded video with the latest video one day at a time. Store Videos by Set the duration to store recorded video clips. After Schedule: the duration, the clips will be purged. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

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    Delete the selected schedule. Configure: Modify the schedule and recording mode setting. Copy: Copy the current Day Schedule to other channel(s); copy the current Week Schedule to other day(s) of a week or to other channel(s). D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

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    • After changing the motion detection settings of your camera, be sure to disconnect the camera from the NVR and then re-connect it to update all new changes. • Alternatively users can drag the time bar to change the recording period. The red bar represents the Always Record feature and the blue bar represents the Event Recording feature. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 32: Event Setup

    If the event occurs, the system will send an e-mail to the pre-set contacts. Step 3: Click the action, and then click the Configure button to modify the details of that action if necessary. Step 4: Repeat step 2 through 3 to add more actions. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 33: Auto Backup

    FTP, the system will to back up each file three times before starting to back up the next file. If the connection is lost, the system will wait for the connection to be resumed so no file would be skipped. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

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    The password to log in to the FTP server. Folder: The folder format is “FolderName”, “FolderName/SubFolderName”, and so on. Test Backup After setting up all the information, click the Test FTP button and the system will create a folder to FTP. Server: D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 35: E-mail Setup

    Step 1: Insert the name of a new contact. Step 2: Insert the e-mail address of this new contact. Step 3: Click the Add Contact button. Step 4: Click the Save Settings button to save the new contact list. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 36: Time And Date Setup

    Select or enter an NTP Server here. An NTP Server is a server on the Internet that maintains time. The NVR will contact the server you entered and receive the correct time. Click Save Settings after entering an NTP Server. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 37: Maintenance

    If the administrator password is lost, you may hold the reset button on the rear panel of the device to reset the NVR to factory defaults. Please note this will erase all the previously saved settings. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

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    Step 3: Click the Finish button to save. Click Exit to abort. Delete A User Step 1: Select the user name you want to delete and click Delete button. Step 2: In the confirmation box, click the OK button. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 39: System

    After a certain period of time, it will then force the user to log out and request the user to log in again for security concerns. Change the idle time period here. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 40: Firmware Update

    The device firmware can be upgraded from this page. The firmware update must be saved on the local hard drive of your computer. Click the Browse button to search the local hard drive for the firmware update file. Click Apply to upgrade. You can check for firmware updates on the D-Link Support Page at http://support.dlink.com. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 41: Raid

    Step 1: Begin by clicking the Set RAID Type and Re- Format button. Information about the installed HDD will then be displayed. Step 2: Click Next to select a new RAID configuration. Note: All data will be lost during this process. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

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    The main RAID page has an Auto-Rebuild Configuration that allows you to enable or disable the Auto-Rebuild feature. Please see the image on page 37. You can also manually rebuild by clicking the Rebuild button in the RAID Configuration section. Note: Rebuilding the volume will erase all data on the newly inserted drive. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 43: Dynamic Dns

    Enter the password or key provided by your Key: service provider. Verify Password or Re-type the password or key provided by your Key: service provider. Status: Displays the current status of connection to the DDNS server. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 44: Status

    GUI accordingly. Disk Status: Shows the hard drive space and estimated remaining recording time status. Note: The recording time information is estimated by current bit rate. This may change each time a user refreshes this page. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 45: System Info

    Displays the local network settings of the NVR. Information: Device Displays the device name and current temperature Information: of the NVR. Hard Drive Displays the hard drive information, including the Information: disk mode, total size, used and remaining drive space. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 46: System Log

    This page displays the system event list of your NVR. The System Log is different from the NVR Log as it includes the following items: 1. User login/logout 2. Modify/delete account 3. System restart 4. System reset to default 5. System firmware update D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 47: Nvr Log

    The NVR Log displays the event log information for your NVR device. NVR Log: Displays the NVR log information such as stop recording or NVR system start. NVR Event Displays the event log information such as Log: motion detection or lost camera connection. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 48: Support

    Section 3 - Configuration Support The NVR Help page provides a list of support topics. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 49: Live Video

    5. Snapshot: Right click on the video and select the snapshot function to capture a specific video image immediately. 6. Right clicking on the video will show the option to Toggle to Full Screen. Press the ESC button on the keyboard to return to normal display. Drag and Drop or double click D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

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    You may control the camera view by utilizing the PTZ camera control panel to adjust the camera’s view. This is only available with PTZ Camera cameras that support the PTZ function. Control: Click the + or - button to zoom in or zoom out. This option is only available with cameras that support the optical zoom function. Zoom: D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

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    Select a camera/ video and click this button to play/stop/disconnect a particular channel. Information Display Display video information including camera name, video status, and bit rate for a selected channel. Window: Manual Record: Click to start recording immediately. Click again to stop recording. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 52: Liveview Setting

    2. Set the foreground and background settings of the OSD. 3. Select which kinds of information will be displayed on the screen. 4. Click the Apply button to preview the result. 5. Click the Default button to back to the default settings if necessary. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

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    2. Check Show camera event to display the words of detected camera events on the correspondent screen. 3. Check Popup system event to pop up system event message dialog as a warning when a system event occurred. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

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    You can choose the function from the drop-down menu for the button of the joystick. Parameter: Choose the preset point from the drop-down menu. Default: Click to go back to default settings. Import: Click to import the settings. Export: Click to export the settings. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 55: Multiple View

    If you combine this function with digital PTZ, users are able to enlarge different spots and view them in different channels while recording the whole view. Connect/ Click to connect or disconnect the designated camera. Disconnect: Connect All/ Click to connect or disconnect all cameras. Disconnect All: D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 56: Playback

    Step 4: The Record Display Window will show information about the available video clips. Select the date you would like to find the video records. Step 5: Highlight the video records that you would like to review. Step 6: Click the OK button. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

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    Display video date and time, cue in/ out points, time and speed. Window: Audio Volume Adjust the sound level. Control : Digital Zoom: Click the icon to digitally zoom in or out. Every camera can use this function. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

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    Click the Cue In or Cue Out button to set the period for Save Video. Step Forward/Reverse: Click to pause the playback and move to next frame or last frame. Fast Forward/Reverse: Click to pause the playback and move to next minute or last minute. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 59: Record And Playback Settings

    Set the interval for the video to go forward when you click the Forward button on the control panel. Previous Interval: Set the interval for the video to go back when you click the Reverse button on the control panel. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

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    By pre-setting a path/URL and the image format, the system will autmatically save the image accordingly when the image file: you click the Save Image button in the control panel. Miscellaneous Check Synchronize video frames to avoid the tearing problem occurring in video display while increasing the CPU loading. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 61: Search The Recorded Video For Playback

    Display the available recorded video records. Date Time Period: Select the start and end points that indicate the time period you would like to view. Video Preview: Check the Enable Preview option to view the selected video. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

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    Note: The Record Display Window can be shown in (a) calendar view or (b) list control view. To modify the settings of the record display window, click the Setting button at the right of the page. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 63: Smart Search From The Recorded Video

    4. Select the Stop when found option. If unchecked, the search tool will list all the events it found, instead of stopping at the moment the event was found. 5. Click the Search button. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

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    4. Check the Stop when found option. If unchecked, the search tool will list all the events it found, instead of stopping at the moment the event found. 5. Click the Search button. Lose Focus The system will inform you when the camera(s) loses focus. Camera Occlusion The alarm triggers when the camera is blocked. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 65: Recorded Video Enhancement

    Select this option and move the slider control to the right or left to increase or decrease the contrast. Greyscale: Select this option to display the image in black and white. Default: Reset settings to their defaults. Apply the modifications. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 66: Save Video

    Step 7: Select the Export Audio option if the video has audio and you would like to export the audio with the video. Step 8: Click the OK button. Note: The .asf format is recommended for exporting video. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 67: Save Image

    Step 4: Choose the desired image format (BMP or JPEG). Step 5: Input the file name. Step 6: Click the Save button. Note: You may skip step 3 by pre-selecting a folder and format for images. See the Setting option for more details. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 68: Print Image

    Select this option to have the image print in the original size. original size: Fit the page: Select this option to fit the image to the page. Align Image: Align to the top, center, or bottom of the page. Step 4: Click the Print button. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 69: Backup Recorded Video

    Step 4: Select the cameras that you would like to backup. Step 5: Select the directory where you would like to backup the data to. Step 6: Click the Backup button. The system will then begin the backup process automatically. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 70: Multi-nvr Viewer Application

    Step 1: Please insert the product CD. Step 2: Install the D-ViewCam NVR Pro application from the CD. Step 3: Run the Multi-NVR Viewer application from Start -> Programs -> D-Link -> D-ViewCam NVR Pro -> Multi-NVR Viewer PTZ Camera...

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    <- button. Step 6: Repeat step 4 to establish the group. Step 7: Repeat steps 1 through 6 to establish other groups. Step 8: Click the OK button. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 72: Playback Manager Application

    Step 2: Install the D-ViewCam NVR Pro application from CD. Step 3: Run the Playback Manager application from the Start -> Programs -> D-Link -> D-ViewCam NVR Pro -> Playback Manager The Playback System control panel is similar to the playback panel in Internet Explorer.

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    Click the Cue In or Cue Out button to set the time period for Save Video. out: Step forward/ Click to pause the playback and move to the next frame or last frame. Reverse: Fast forward/ Click to pause the playback and move to the next minute or last minute. Reverse: D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 74: Set Connections To The Units

    Step 10: Click the OK button. The Search, Playback, Video Enhancement, Print Image, Save Video, Save Image, Backup functions are the same as the steps for the Internet Explorer, please see pages 52-65. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 75: Backup And File Manager Application

    In addition to the ways mentioned in the previous chapters, you can apply the application to backup your files. Run the Backup and File Manager application from the Start -> Programs -> D-Link -> D-ViewCam NVR Pro -> Backup and File Manager Step 1: Input the IP address of your unit.

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    Section 3 - Configuration Step 13: Check the Include Playback application option, which will add Playback application into the backup folder. Step 14: Click the OK button. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 77: Verification Tool

    Choose the folder with multiple files to list for verification. Remove File: Remove indicated file(s) from list. Select All: Select all files in the list for verification. Note: Choose the file type first before selecting files. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 78: Verify Image / Video

    1. Select single or multiple files for verification. 2. Click the Verify button to start verification. 3. The verification result will show on watermark column. If a file was tampered with, it will show ; if a file passed verification, it will show D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 79: Troubleshooting

    For RAID 1 Volumes, when no spare drive is available, you must replace the failed disk drive. The RAID Volume will begin rebuilding itself when you install the new disk drive. For RAID 0 Volumes go offline after a disk drive failure. A RAID 0 volume cannot be rebuilt. All data on the volume will be lost. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

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    Step 3: Click the upper bar to begin the installation process. Step 4: Click the Install button to complete the process. Cannot Login to the Unit through Internet Explorer 1. Check the settings of your anti-virus software. 2. Adjust the settings of or disable anti-virus software. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 81: Choose A Raid Level

    • Simplest RAID storage subsystem design • Can increase read performance by processing data requests in parallel since the same data resides on two different drives Disadvantage • Very high disk overhead - uses only 50% of total capacity D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 82: What Is Raid

    A RAID 1 array can only be as large as its smallest member disk. Because the data is stored on both disks, RAID 1 provides fault tolerance and protection, in addition to performance advantages. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 83: Replacing Or Adding A New Hard Drive

    After you have installed the new drive, turn on the NVR and then connect to the Web UI. The NVR will prompt you to format the new drive. 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 DNR-326 User Manual...

  • Page 84: Technical Specifications

    RECORDING TYPE CAMERAS SUPPORT • Record by schedule, manual record and event recording (DI trigger, • Supports all D-Link network cameras as well as those for Axis, motion detection from camera) Panasonic, Sony, Mobotix, Arecont Vision, IQinVision, Cisco, REMOTE LIVE VIEW and ACTi.

  • Page 85: Hardware Specifications

    STANDARDS • D-Link DDNS server support • IEEE 802.3/u/z SYSTEM TIME • Auto MDI/MDI-X • Set the system time (D-Link NTP, Input time, Sync with • SATA I, II computer, Daylight Saving Time) HARD DISK REMOTE BACKUP • Hard Disk control & manage via PC •...

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    RAID 1 operation is dependant on the drive capacity of the lowest-sized drive. Some older generation SATA drives may not be compatible. For a list of SATA drives that have been tested to work with the NVR, visit the D-Link support web site. D-Link DNR-326 User Manual...

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