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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Creating Multiple Users ........ 116 Home ..................38 Modify Users ............. 120 Applications ..............39 Deleting Users ..........124 Management ..............40 Importing Users ..........125 Management ................41 Creating a Group ..........128 Setup Wizard (Web UI) ..........41 D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    FTP server ..............186 Photo Album Wizard ..........219 UPnP AV Server ............190 Editing the Photo Album ........223 iTunes Server ............193 Moving a Photo ............. 224 Add-Ons ..............194 Deleting the Albums ..........225 D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    View Share ............... 266 Adding Applications ..........298 Files ..............266 Applications ............... 299 History ..............267 FTP/HTTP Downloads ..........299 Email URL ............268 Remote Backups ............301 Advanced ............269 Create Wizard ............302 D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Creating an AWS Account ......318 Registration ..............353 Add-Ons ..............323 Application Menu with Add-Ons ....324 AjaXplorer ..............325 Audio Streamer ............326 aMule ................. 327 Photo Center ............328 Blog ................329 Squeeze Center ............330 D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 6: Product Overview

    Internet is also possible using the built-in FTP server, Web File server and the WebDAV protocol. Whether you are allowing access locally or over the Internet, you can keep data safe by only giving rights to specific users or groups. When configuring the DNS-345, you can create and assign users and groups to folders with either read or read/write permissions.

  • Page 7: Package Contents, System Requirements

    Section 1 - Product Overview Package Contents • D-Link ShareCenter® 4-Bay Cloud Storage 4000 (DNS-345) • CD-ROM with Manual and Software • Quick Installation Guide • Power Adapter • CAT5E Ethernet Cable Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage than the one included with the ShareCenter® will cause damage and void the warranty for this product.

  • Page 8: Features

    Features The ShareCenter® DNS-345 is an easy to install data storage platform used for remote access through a local network or from the Internet. This ShareCenter® supports up to 4 SATA hard drives and includes the product features listed below: •...

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    • My Folder • My Photos - Create albums and manage photos, Share photos through social networks (Google+ & Cooliris), Slideshows • My Files - Allows user(s) to access files on the NAS using a web browser. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 10: Checking The Hardware Requirements

    Section 1 - Product Overview Checking the Hardware Requirements To use your DNS-345, you will need at least one hard drive. If you plan to use RAID, which protects your data against one hard drive failure, you will need at least two hard drives.

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    Determining How Much Hard Drive Space you Need: In order to protect your data from hard drive failure, your DNS-345 requires more space than what you will use for your data, sometimes more than double the amount of space required.

  • Page 12: Hardware Overview, Front Panel

    With the front cover off, SATA hard drives can be slid in and out of the ShareCenter. Use the tabs on the rear of the ShareCenter Drive Tray to initially push a HDD out of its connector and tray. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 13: Oled Screen

    Disconnected means there is no No amber lights - the hard drive(s) connection. are absent. This displays the firmware This displays the drive name System Shutdown version and the temperature and usable storage capacity. in Celsius and Fahrenheit. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Section 1 - Product Overview Backup from NAS to USB Backups are complete Enter Backup Mode D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 15: Rear Panel (connections)

    A single USB 2.0 (Type A) connector. The USB Host port is for Print Servers, USB memory disks, or USB UPS monitoring. Reset Button Press and hold this button for more than 5 seconds to reset the unit to factory defaults. HDD Eject Lever Use each slot’s lever to eject the HDD drive . D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 16: Rear Panel (levers)

    Section 1 - Product Overview Rear Panel (Levers) Pull the rear levers to disconnect the hard drive(s) from the SATA sockets. Note: Remove the front cover before releasing the latches. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 17: Getting Started, Hardware Setup

    If a drive is not properly set in place, the hard drive icon will not illuminate on the OLED screen after powering on the device. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    ShareCenter to your local until it is firmly seated. network via a router, switch, or directly to a computer for configuration. Step 5 - Connect the power adapter to the power receptacle. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 19: D-link Storage Utility

    DHCP assigned IP address, the ShareCenter will be automatically assigned a 169.254.xxx.xxx address. It is recommended that you use the included D-Link Storage Utility software when accessing and configuring the ShareCenter for the first time. If you want to change the IP address before logging in or you are having trouble connecting to the ShareCenter IP address, you can use the Storage Utility software included on the product CD to locate the device on your network and make any necessary changes.

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    ShareCenter. If your network is using a DHCP server and the computer receives IP settings from DHCP server, the ShareCenter will automatically be in the same subnet. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 21: Installation, Setup Wizard

    Note: Windows Firewall presents you with a warning message to unblock the device. Click Unblock to give your computer access to the NAS. Step 2 - Select the Language of your choice and then click the Start button. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Step 3 - Follow the instructions to remove the front cover of your ShareCenter. Click Next to continue. Step 4 - Slide one, two, three, or four hard drive into an available hard drive bay of your ShareCenter. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    (Local LAN). To improve bandwidth, connect a second Ethernet cable to the other port on the ShareCenter to the same switch or router. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Step 8 - With the power on, press the Next button on the device and check and make sure the IP address of your ShareCenter matches what you see on the screen. Note: Allow 1-2 minutes for the DNS-345 to boot up. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 25: Admin Password

    Step 10 - In this step you can create a new password for the Admin username. It is recommended you set a password, however you may also leave the fields blank. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Step 11 - You may either use Static IP or DHCP to configure the IP network settings of the ShareCenter. If you select Static IP, then enter the IP parameters as listed. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Step 13 - Click the Yes radio button if you already have a DDNS account to use for the ShareCenter DDNS. Click the No radio button and proceed to step 15 to obtain a new DDNS account. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Step 15 - Click Yes to go to a Wizard with instructions and links on how to obtain a free DDNS account. Click No skips the DDNS account setup wizard and transfers you back to the ShareCenter Setup Wizard. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Click Close to continue. Step 17 - Select your time zone and then set the time and date. You can set the time and date manually, from an NTP server, or from your computer. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    If you do not want to configure your e-mail settings, click Skip to continue. Step 19 - This step is informational and shows any currently configured Volumes previously setup on the ShareCenter®. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Step 21 - Once the RAID configuration is complete, the ShareCenter prompts you to encrypt each or all drives. Check the box next to the hard drive(s) you wish to encrypt. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Step 23 - Review the detailed summary of your volume configuration here before clicking next and starting the drive format. If necessary use the PREV button to go back and reconfigure the RAID configuration of the volume(s). Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Click Yes to proceed or No to exit. Click Next to continue. Step 25 - During the formatting process the wizard displays a percentage complete bar for each hard drive. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Section 3 - Installation Formatting Hard Drives Step 26 - The wizard will notify you when formatting has completed successfully. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Section 3 - Installation Installing mydlink Cloud and Selecting Add-on Packages Step 27 - Your ShareCenter supports cloud services. D-Link has provided a cloud service that allows you to remotely access the files from your NAS through the mydlink Cloud service. Read the installation instructions and wait for the process to complete.

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    Step 29 - The wizard will notify you that the Add-on packages are installed successfully. Click Next to continue. Step 30 - The next screen allows you to enable or disable the installed add-on packages. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Wizard Complete Step 31 - The ShareCenter Setup Wizard is complete. Click Finish to exit the wizard and start using your DNS-345. Your ShareCenter is now installed and ready to use. If your drives are mapped using the wizard, you will be able to access them under your ‘My Computer’...

  • Page 38: Mapping A Drive

    Begin by clicking on ‘Map network drive’. Step 2 - This screen shows some details on selecting a network drive. Click Browse to find your network. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Step 3 - Windows will automatically detect all devices on your network including your ShareCenter. Step 4 - Click on your ShareCenter to see the volumes you created earlier. Then select the volume that you wish to access and click OK. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Step 5 - After selecting your volume, click Finish to proceed. Step 6 - The drive will then appear in your Windows® Explorer in green. This means the drive is active and ready for use. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 41: Configuration, Managing Your Dns-345

    Create, modify, and delete your Amazon S3© settings My Photos Create albums and manage photos, share photos through social networking sites, and slideshows mydlink Cloud Share, stream, and manage files on your NAS from the Internet via mydlink portal. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 42: Web Ui Login

    To access the Web UI, open a web browser, type in the IP address of your ShareCenter, and log in. You can find the IP address of your NAS by pressing the Next button on the front of the DNS-345.

  • Page 43: Web Ui General Layout, Home

    Section 4 - Configuration Web UI General Layout Home After logging in, the ShareCenter ‘Home’ tab will appear. You will see the Applications and Management tabs alongside of it. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 44: Applications

    Section 4 - Configuration Applications D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 45: Management

    Section 4 - Configuration Management The Management tab contains the Setup Wizard, Disk Management, Account Management, Network Management, Application Management, System Management, and Status icons. Click on each icon to see the submenus. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 46: Setup Wizard (web Ui), Management

    The ShareCenter has a Setup Wizard that allows you to quickly configure some of the basic device settings. Click the Setup Wizard icon to start the Setup Wizard. Step 1 - Click the Run Wizard button to start the setup wizard. Step 2 - Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Click Next to continue. Step 4 - Set the time zone from the drop-down menu to the appropriate geographical zone closest to your location. Click Next to continue or click Skip to ignore these settings. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Step 5 - Select DHCP to obtain IP settings automatically from a DHCP server (router) or Static to assign the parameters below manually. IP Address: Enter an IP address for the DNS-345. Subnet Mask: Enter the subnet mask of your network. Gateway IP Address: Enter the IP address of your gateway (usually the local IP of your router).

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    Step 9 - Click the Previous button to go back and check your settings. If you are satisfied with the settings, click the Finish button to save and complete the wizard. Click Exit to end the wizard without saving the settings. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 50: Disk Management, Hard Drive Configuration

    Note: You can still rebuild a drive using the RAID 1-5 functionality however you must initiate the rebuild manually. Manual Rebuild Now: If Auto-Rebuild is disabled then you can use the Manual Rebuild option by clicking this button. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 51: Hard Drive Configuration Wizard

    RAID format. The following is an example of a standard volume configuration: The Hard Drive Configuration page displays the current RAID configuration under ‘Current RAID Type’ . Click Set RAID Type and Re-Format. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Section 4 - Configuration The ‘Physical Disk Information’ page displays all of the hard drives on the DNS-345. It shows the array number, vendor, model, serial number, and drive capacity. Click Next to continue. Select the format you want by clicking on the RAID type box (highlight in blue).

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    Section 4 - Configuration Select Standard to create separate volumes for each individual drive. Click Next to continue. Select a volume or volumes that you would like to encrypt. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Section 4 - Configuration Select Auto Mount if you wish to mount the drive(s) without entering a password every time you reboot the DNS-345. Enter the encryption password and enter it again to confirm. Click Next to continue. The ‘Volume Configuration Summary’ shows details on all of the configured drives.

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    Once the partition is completed, the formatting process will begin. A graphical bar will show the volume being formatted. Do not turn off your NAS during this process. If you would like to change your settings at this stage, click Exit. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    The wizard is now complete. It will show the volume number(s), file system selected, the type of RAID, and the disk formation in the RAID. Click Finish to complete the process and start using your DNS-345. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 57: Jbod

    Section 4 - Configuration JBOD Select JBOD to create a single volume from all of the drives. Click Next to continue. Check the Encryption box if you would like to encrypt the volume. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Click Format to continue or Previous make changes. If you are encrypting the volume, select Auto Mount if you wish to mount the drive(s) without entering a password every time you reboot the DNS-345. Enter a password and then confirm the password. Click Next to continue.

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    Format to continue or click Previous to make changes. A warning message will appear to inform you that all volumes and data will be formatted and erased. Click Yes to continue. ShareCenter will now prepare the volume for partitioning. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    If you would like to change your settings at this stage, click Exit. The system will now update all of the changes made. Please be patient during this process. Do not turn off your NAS during this process. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    The wizard is now complete. It will show the volume number, file system selected, the type of RAID, and the disk formation in the RAID. Click Finish to complete the process and start using your DNS-345. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 62: Raid

    Enter the size (in GB) of RAID 0 and then check the box next to ‘Configure the remaining disk space as JBOD’ if you wish to configure the remaining space as JBOD. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 63

    Select a volume or volumes that you would like to encrypt. Click Next to continue. The ‘Volume Configuration Summary’ shows details on all of the configured drives. Check the details on the list and click Format to continue or click Previous to make changes. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    A graphical bar will show the volume being formatted. Please be patient during this process. Do not turn off your NAS during this process. If you would like to change your settings at this stage, click Exit. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    The wizard is now complete. It will show the volume number(s), file system selected, the type of RAID, and the disk formation in the RAID. Click Finish to complete the process and start using your DNS-345. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Select RAID 1 to mirror all the hard drives. Click Next to continue. Enter the amount of disk space you would like to assign to the first volume for RAID 1. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 67

    Click Enable Auto-Rebuild to automatically rebuild a failed drive if it has been replaced with a new one. Select Disable Auto-Rebuild if you want to start the rebuild process manually after replacing a failed drive. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Section 4 - Configuration Choose a volume or volumes that you would like to encrypt. Click Next to continue. A warning message will appear, stating that your device will have some latency. Click Yes to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Section 4 - Configuration Select Auto Mount if you wish to mount the drive(s) without entering a password every time you reboot the DNS-345. Enter the encryption password and enter it again to confirm. Click Next to continue. The ‘Volume Configuration Summary’ shows details on all of the configured drives.

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    A warning message will appear to inform you that all volumes and data will be formatted and erased. Click Yes to continue. Partitioning will now begin. Please be patient while this process takes place. Do not turn off your NAS during this process. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    If you would like to change your settings at this stage, click Exit. ShareCenter will format the second drive of the volume as well If you would like to change your settings at this stage, click Exit. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    The wizard is now complete. It will show the volume number(s), file system selected, the type of RAID, and the disk formation in the RAID. Click Finish to complete the process and start using your DNS-345. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Section 4 - Configuration Once you have completed the wizard. ShareCenter will return to the main screen. The RAID configuration you just set will be displayed. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Enter the size (in GB) of RAID 5 and then check the box next to ‘Configure the remaining disk space as JBOD’ if you wish to configure the remaining space as JBOD. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Select Disable Auto-Rebuild if you want to start the rebuild process manually after replacing a failed drive. Click Next to continue. Choose a volume or volumes that you would like to encrypt. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Click Yes to continue. Select Auto Mount if you wish to mount the drive(s) without entering a password every time you reboot the DNS-345. Enter the encryption password and enter it again to confirm. Click Next to continue.

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    Check the details on the list and click Format to continue or click Previous to make changes. A warning message will appear to inform you that all volumes and data will be formatted and erased. Click Yes to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    A graphical bar will show the volume being formatted. Please be patient during this process. Do not turn off your NAS during this process. If you would like to change your settings at this stage, click Exit. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 79

    The wizard is now complete. It will show the volume number(s), file system selected, the type of RAID, and the disk formation in the RAID. Click Finish to complete the process and start using your DNS-345. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Section 4 - Configuration Once you have completed the wizard. ShareCenter will return to the main screen. The RAID configuration you just set will be displayed. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 81: Raid 5 + Spare

    Section 4 - Configuration RAID 5 + Spare Select RAID 5. All the drives are striped with distributed parity. Click Next to continue. Click Create Spare Disk to create RAID 5 plus the spare. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 82

    The volume is now configured for RAID 5 plus the spare. Click Next to continue. Choose a volume or volumes that you would like to encrypt. A warning message will warn you that the system will operate slower. Click Yes to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 83

    Section 4 - Configuration Select Auto Mount if you wish to mount the drive(s) without entering a password every time you reboot the DNS-345. Enter the encryption password and enter it again to confirm. Click Next to continue. ShareCenter will now show the Volume Configuration Summary.

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    A warning message will appear to inform you that all volumes and data will be formatted and erased. Click Yes to continue. Partitioning will now begin. Please be patient while this process takes place. Do not turn off your NAS during this process. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    If you would like to change your settings at this stage, click Exit. The system will now update all of the changes made. Please be patient during this process. Do not turn off your NAS during this process. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    RAID, and the disk formation in the RAID. Click Finish to continue. Once you have completed the wizard, ShareCenter will return to the main screen. The RAID configuration you just set will be displayed. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Enter the size (in GB) of RAID 10 and then check the box next to ‘Configure the remaining disk space as JBOD’ if you wish to configure the remaining space as JBOD. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Select Disable Auto-Rebuild if you want to start the rebuild process manually after replacing a failed drive. Click Next to continue. Choose a volume or volumes that you would like to encrypt. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Click Yes to continue. Select Auto Mount if you wish to mount the drive(s) without entering a password every time you reboot the DNS-345. Enter the encryption password and enter it again to confirm. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Format to continue or click Previous to make changes. A warning message will appear to inform you that all volumes and data will be formatted and erased. Click Yes to continue or No to exit. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Once the partition is completed, the formatting process will begin. Please be patient during this process. Do not turn off your NAS during this process. If you would like to change your settings at this stage, click Exit. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 92

    The wizard is now complete. It will show the volume number(s), file system selected, the type of RAID, and the disk formation in the RAID. Click Finish to complete the process and start using your DNS-345. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Section 4 - Configuration Once you have completed the wizard. ShareCenter will return to the main screen. The RAID configuration you just set will be displayed. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 94: Raid Migration

    Migrate the system from RAID 1 to RAID 5 What you need: y Extra Hard Drives of the same or larger capacity from the existing drives in your ShareCenter Note: Please refer to the RAID Migration How-To for more options. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 95: Migrating Data From Raid1 To Raid5

    The following is an example of a RAID migration from RAID1 to RAID5. When configuring RAID migration, you must shut down the NAS, install extra drives, and then restart the NAS. A minimum of three drives are required for RAID 5 Detach the front cover of the NAS Insert more drives to accommodate RAID 5 D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Avoid data incompatibility by using drives from the same manufacturer. The storage capacity of a RAID 5 array is equal to (N-1) * (size of smallest drive). N is the number of hard drives in the array. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Section 4 - Configuration Hard Drive Configuration Wizard At the Welcome to Hard Drive Configuration Wizard read the instructions Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Check the Reconfigure from RAID 1to RAID 5 checkbox and then click Next to continue. Note: Clicking Reconfigure to RAID 5 is the most important part of this process. If you do not click this the RAID process will not function properly. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Step 2 - Select the new drive under the Disk area from the drop-down list. Click Next to continue. Step 3 - Select Enable Auto-Rebuild or leave the device disabled by clicking Disable Auto-Rebuild. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    A warning message appears to warn you of data loss Click Yes to continue. Please Note: Only the newly inserted hard drives will be formatted. The data stored in the original hard drive(s) will not be formatted. The ShareCenter will format the drive. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Section 4 - Configuration Step 5 - The RAID5 Format is complete. Click Finish to exit. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 102: S.m.a.r.t. Test

    A warning message will prompt you to stop all services and network activity. Click Yes to continue the Quick S.M.A.R.T. test. The test will run and a percentage completed will display under the Progress Tab. The Start button will change to a Stop button. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 103

    Section 4 - Configuration When the test is complete, the results will be displayed in the Result column. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 104: Creating A Schedule

    Click Create To view the Schedule List, click on the Schedule List arrow. A new table will appear showing details of the new schedule created. To delete a schedule, click on the Trash Can. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 105: Scan Disk

    Scan Disk provides a method to test the disk’s file system on your ShareCenter. Scan Disk scans your disks file system for errors and/or corruption. Click Management, Disk Management, and then Scan Disk. Select the volume from the drop-down list you wish to scan. Click Scan Disk D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 106

    A warning message will prompt you to stop running all services (hard drive and network activity). Click Yes to proceed or No to cancel. The DNS-345 will initialize the volume(s) and begin scanning. Please wait while the software scans the volume(s) or click Exit to cancel the scan.

  • Page 107: Volume Encryption

    Next, you will be prompted to configure the drive. Select Auto Mount if you wish to mount the drive(s) automatically without entering a password every time you reboot the DNS-345. If you do not check the Auto Mount box, you will have to manually...

  • Page 108

    If the passwords do not match then a message will appear. Click Yes to re-enter the matching passwords. The Volume Configuration Summary shows which volumes are encrypted and which ones are not. Click Format to start the formatting process. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Section 4 - Configuration A message will appear asking you to confirm your hard drive selection for formatting. Click Yes to start the formatting process. The partitioning and formatting process will begin. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 110

    When formatting is complete, a table displaying the volumes formatted, partitioned, and encrypted will appear. Click Finish to close this window. Go to Disk Management > Volume Encryption to see a list of encrypted volumes. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 111

    Section 4 - Configuration Select the volume(s) you wish to modify. Your selection(s) will turn red. Click Modify. Enter the original password into the field provided or click Upload Encrypted Key File. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 112

    If you choose not to enable Auto Mount you can leave this field blank. Click Apply to continue. The volumes will be partitioned and formatted. Please be patient while this process takes place. Do not turn off your NAS during this process. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Section 4 - Configuration Click the Exit button to complete the configuration. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 114: Saving The Encryption Key

    There are two ways to save the encryption key. One method is to click the Save button in the main menu of the Volume Encryption table and the other method is to save it during the modifying process. Click Save under the Save Key section. Click Download Encryption Key File during the modification process. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 115: Uploading The Encryption Key

    Uploading the Encryption Key Upload the encryption key during the modification process of the Volume Encryption Select Upload Encryption Key File and then click Choose File. The file will be uploaded to the ShareCenter. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 116: Account Management, Users / Groups, Creating A Single User

    However access rules can be created and edited in the Network Shares menu. Click Management > Account Management. Click Users/Groups on the left side and then click Create. The User Setup Wizard will appear. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 117

    Section 4 - Configuration Step 1 - Select Create a Single User and then click Next to continue. Step 2 - Enter the user name and password for the new user and then click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 118

    Step 3 - Add the user to a group by clicking the Group checkbox. Click Next to continue. Step 4 - Select the network share settings. Select Read Only, Read/Write, or Deny Access. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 119

    • WebDAV is short for Web-based Distribution, Authoring, and Versioning. • Click Next to continue. Select the volumes the user can have WebDAV access to and then select whether to give Read Only or Read/Write rights. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 120

    Click Next to continue. Step 6 - The final step is a summary of all the configurations you made. Click Finish to accept the changes or click Exit to cancel the changes. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 121: Creating Multiple Users

    Enter the amount of users you want to create. Next to the input field is the remaining amount of users you can add to the NAS. Enter a password and confirm it. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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    Step 3 - Add the user(s) to a group by clicking the Group checkbox. Click Next to continue. Step 4 - Select the network share settings. Select Read Only, Read/Write, or Deny Access. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 123

    Click Next to continue. Step 5 - Enter the amount of disk space you wish to assign the user(s) on each volume. Type 0 to provide unlimited disk space to the user(s). Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 124

    Step 6 - The final step is a summary of all the configurations you made. Click Finish to accept the changes or click Exit to cancel the changes. The User Settings window will show a list of the users created. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 125: Modify Users

    Modify Users Step 1 - Click the user you wish to modify. The user will be highlighted in red. Click Modify to continue. Step 2 - The User Setup Wizard will appear. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 126

    Section 4 - Configuration Step 3 - Change the username or password. Click Next to continue. Step 4 - Change the Network Share Settings. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 127

    Click Next to continue. Step 6 - Enter the re-assigned amount of disk space you wish to assign the user on each volume. Type 0 to provide unlimited disk space to the user. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 128

    Click Finish to accept the changes or Exit to cancel the changes. Step 8 - A message will appear stating the user details have been changed successfully. Click Yes to exit the wizard. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 129: Deleting Users

    Step 1 - Click the user you wish to delete. The user will be highlighted in red. Click Delete to continue. Step 2 - A message will appear prompting you to confirm deleting the user. Click Yes to confirm. The user is now removed from the list. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 130: Importing Users

    Section 4 - Configuration Importing Users Step 1 - Click Account Management > Users/Groups > Import Users. Step 2 - The Import Users Wizard will start. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 131

    Check the Overwrite Duplicate Accounts box if this is necessary. Click Browse to select the file you want to import. Click Next to continue Step 4 - Assign the privileges and access methods. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 132

    Step 5 - The Summary will show a list of the imported users. If there are problems with the user list, the wizard will show the errors in red on the table. Click Finish to close the wizard or go back to change the imported file. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 133: Creating A Group

    Step 1 - Click Account Management > Users/Groups. Click the blue arrow next to Group Settings and settings window will appear. Click New to create a new Group. Step 2 - The Group Setup Wizard will now start. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 134

    Section 4 - Configuration Step 3 - Enter a Group Name. Click Next to continue Step 4 - Click the checkbox to select the user(s) you wish to add to the group and then click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 135

    Click Next to continue. Step 6 - Select the Privileges/Access Methods you want to assign to the group. The greyed out selections are assigned by default. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 136

    Next to continue. Step 8 - Enter the amount of space you want to assign to the group for each volume. Enter zero to give unlimited disk space to the group. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 137

    Step 9 - The wizard is now complete. The last step shows a summary of the group you created. Click Previous to change your settings or Finish to end the wizard. Step 10 - Under Group Settings, a table will display the group you just created. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 138: Modifying A Group

    Click the blue arrow next to Group Settings and the Group Settings table will appear. Step 2 - Select the group you want to modify. Your selection will turn red. Click Modify to change the settings for the Group. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 139

    Section 4 - Configuration Step 3 - The Group Setup Wizard will now start. Click Next to continue. Step 4 - Make the necessary modifications to the group and then click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 140

    Click Next to continue. Step 6 - Select the appropriate privileges you want to assign to the group. The greyed out selections are assigned by default and cannot be modified. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 141

    Enter zero to give unlimited disk space to the group. Click Next to continue. Step 8 - When editing the quota, make sure the size is not smaller than the user quota on his/her account. Click Yes to change the quota. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 142

    Step 9 - The wizard is now complete and will display a summary of the group you edited. Click Previous to change your settings or Finish to end the wizard. Exit will cancel all changes you made. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 143: Deleting A Group

    Step 1 - Select the Group you want to delete and click Delete. Step 2 - A warning message will appear asking you to verify if you want to delete the Group. Click Yes to delete the Group or No to cancel your decision. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 144: Quotas

    Click Enable to activate Quota Settings. The status will now display ‘Started’ notifying you that the Quota Settings are enabled. To Modify a User’s Quota Settings, click the blue arrow next to User Quota Settings to reveal a table of users. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 145

    Click Modify to change the user’s settings. The Quota Settings configuration box will display the user account you want to modify. Enter a new quota amount for each volume. Click Apply to confirm your settings. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 146

    Section 4 - Configuration The modified quota settings will be displayed in the table. For Group Quota Settings, click the blue drop-down arrow next to Group Quota Settings to view the group quota table. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 147

    Select the group you want to modify. Your selection will turn red. Click Modify. The Group Quota Settings screen will display the group you want to modify. Enter a new quota amount for each volume for the current group and click Apply. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 148

    Section 4 - Configuration The modified quota settings will be displayed in the table. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 149: Network Shares

    At the bottom of the table, the user can navigate through pages and also refresh the window by click on the Refresh button. Click on the Reset Network Shares button to reset the network access list to the default configuration. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 150: Add/modify Network Shares Wizard

    2) Configure shared folder access rights. 3) Configure network access settings. 4) View a summary of the configuration before completing. Click Next to continue. Step 2 - Select the Share Folder from one of the volumes. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 151

    Step 4 - Select the appropriate access rights for the share. Options to select from are Read Only, Read/Write, and Deny Access. This procedure can also be used to block certain users from accessing certain folders. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 152

    Click Next to continue. Step 6 - If you selected Specific user/Group in Step 3, then this step allows you to set the access rights for each Group configured on the ShareCenter. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 153

    No (off) when using file-based database applications. When enabled, the file attribute “Map Archive” will be copied as the file is being stored on the ShareCenter. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 154

    • NFS is short for Network File System. • WebDAV is short for Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning. • mydlink Cloud is a service provided by D-Link which allows you to access files on your NAS from a remote computer or mobile device.

  • Page 155

    • Root Squash - Disables writing to the Root owned directories and files on the system when the user has root access privileges. • Write - provide write permission to the file system. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 156

    If you checked WebDAV as an access method, then this step will allow you to set the access parameters. Click Next to continue. Step 10 - Here a summary of the created shares will be displayed. Click Finish to save your settings. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 157: Deleting A Network Share

    Select the Network Share you wish to delete. Your selection will turn red. Click Delete to remove the share. A warning message will appear prompting you to verify if you wish to delete the Share. Click Yes to delete or No to Cancel. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 158

    Section 4 - Configuration The deleted Share will be removed from the Network Share List. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 159: Resetting The Network Shares

    Section 4 - Configuration Resetting the Network Shares Click the Reset Network Shares button. A warning message will prompt you to confirm your selection. Click Yes to confirm or No to cancel. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 160: Iso Shares Setup Wizard

    The following section will describe how to add a new ISO mount on the ShareCenter. To add an ISO Mount, click on the New button. An easy to configure wizard will launch. Click Next to continue. Select the ISO file to mount. Check the box to the left of the .iso file to select it and click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 161

    Click Next to continue. You can assign Read Only or Deny Access privileges to the ISO Mount share here. Click on the appropriate radio button for the privileges you would like to assign. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 162

    • AFP is short for Apple Filing Protocol. • FTP is short for File Transfer Protocol • NFS is short for Network File System. • WebDAV is short for Web-based Distributed Authoring and Versioning. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 163

    A summary of the share will be displayed. Click on the Finish button to accept the change and complete the wizard. Through the D-Link Storage Utility, the ISO Mount Share can now be mapped to your computer as a normal network share. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 164: Creating An Iso Image

    The following section will describe how to create an ISO image from your NAS, export the data out to your PC. Click Account Management > Network Shares > ISO Mount Share Settings. Click on the Create ISO Image button at the bottom. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 165: Iso Image Creation Wizard

    Section 4 - Configuration ISO image Creation Wizard The ISO image wizard helps you create an ISO image on your ShareCenter. Read the instructions for the ISO Image Creation Wizard and then click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 166: Iso Name And File Path Settings

    - DVD5 (4.7GB) - This creates an ISO file 4.7GB in size ready for burning onto a single-layer DVD at a later stage. - DVD9 (8.5GB) - This creates an ISO file 8.5GB in size ready for burning onto a double-layer DVD at a later stage. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 167

    Section 4 - Configuration Select the Image Path. Click the Browse button to select the destination folder on your NAS. Click the Volume to save it there or click New to create a new directory. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 168

    Section 4 - Configuration Enter a name that resembles the ISO file you are writing. Click Next. A warning message appears asking you to confirm your decision. Click Yes to continue or click No to cancel. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 169: Iso Tree Editing

    At the bottom of the window it shows the path where the ISO file will be saved. Click Next to continue. The wizard will create the ISO image. Click the Auto Mount checkbox if you want the ISO file to be mounted automatically. Click Finish to close the wizard. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 170: Verifying The Iso Image

    Section 4 - Configuration Verifying the ISO image Open your Windows Explorer, click the Network icon, double-click your ShareCenter NAS. Double-click the volume you saved the ISO. Your ISO image should be there. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 171: Admin Password

    Password settings. 1. Enter a new Username 2. Type the original Password 3. Enter a New Password 4. Confirm the New Password Click Save Settings to accept the changes or Don’t Save Settings to cancel changes. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 172: Active Directory Settings

    3. Enter the DNS 1 and/or DNS 2 IP addresses. 4. Enter a Workgroup if required. 5. Enter a Realm Name. 6. Enter an Active Directory Server name. Click Save Settings to connect to the Active Directory or Don’t Save Settings to cancel. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 173: Distributed File System

    Check the Enable Distributed File System box. A new table list will appear called the Root Folder List. Note: For Administrators - Setup a username and password identical to each PC connected to the NAS for DFS to work. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 174

    You will be prompted to enter a Root Folder Name in the field. Click Apply. The Root Folder List will now show the new root folder name and provide options to Modify, Delete, or Config Link. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 175

    Section 4 - Configuration To modify a folder within the list, click Modify. Enter a new folder name and click Apply. The modified name will be shown in the table. To delete the folder click Delete. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 176

    The Distributed File System Settings box will appear. 1. Enter a Local Share Name. 2. Enter the Host IP address. 3. Select the Remote Share Folder by clicking Get Remote Share Folder and click Apply D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 177

    Section 4 - Configuration Once you have entered the correct details, the local share is created, displaying the host IP and remote share folder name. To delete a remote folder click the delete button. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 178: Network Management, Lan Setup

    LAN throughput. It also enables redundancy. If one of the ports fails, the other acts as backup. The network load is balanced across all links. Go to Network Management and then LAN Setup. Click Setup. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 179

    This step allows you to configure your LAN settings. Here you can choose between DHCP Client or Static IP. If you select Static IP, you will need to manually configure your own IP settings. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 180

    Enable radio button to enable VLAN or click the Disable radio button to disable VLAN. Enter a VLAN identification number and click Next. A summary of what you just configured will be displayed. Click Finish to exit the wizard. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 181: Link Aggregation

    The ShareCenter DNS-345 provides this feature to better enable the network it’s on. Apply various link aggregation options that warrant support for your network.

  • Page 182: Ipv6 Settings

    Section 4 - Configuration IPv6 Settings Go to Management > Network Management > LAN Setup > IPv6 Settings and click the Setup button. An IPv6 setup window will appear. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 183: Ipv6 Setup

    Auto - Requests information specifically from an IPv6-enabled router and automatically configure your settings. DHCP - Requests information from a DHCP server. Static - Enter your own IP configuration Off - Do not use IPv6 D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 184

    64; no more, no less. Enter the Default Gateway, and DNS settings. Click Apply when complete. The IPv6 Settings table will now display the settings in table format. In order for the changes to take effect, you are prompted to re-login. Click OK and log in. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 185: Link Speed And Lltd Settings

    Settings button to save the new settings. LLTD: The device supports LLTD (Link Layer Topology Discovery) and is used by the Network Map application that is included in Windows Vista® and Windows® 7. Select to enable or disable LLTD. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 186

    When the user clicks on the “Sign up for D-Link’s Free DDNS service at www.DLinkDDNS.com link, the user will be re-directed to the D-Link DDNS page. Here the user can create or modify a D-Link DDNS account to use in this configuration. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 187: Port Forwarding

    Section 4 - Configuration Port Forwarding The DNS-345 supports UPnP port forwarding which configures port forwarding automatically on your UPnP-enabled router. Note: You will need a UPnP router on your network. Log in and click Network Management > Port Forwarding.

  • Page 188

    A message will notify you that the wizard has found a UPnP router on the network. Note that you have to enable UPnP on your router. Click the blue arrow next to port forwarding to reveal the Port Forwarding options. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 189

    Section 4 - Configuration Click Add. The Port Forwarding wizard will start. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 190

    Internet via your UPnP-enabled router. Note: You can select more than one port. Click Previous to change the Port Forward Rule or Finish to configure the port forwarding on the UPnP router automatically. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 191: Application Management, Ftp Server

    FTP server The Application Management section allows you to configure many services for your DNS-345. The server and service settings include: FTP server, UPnP AV server, iTunes server, selected Add-on features, AFP, and NFS services. Let’s begin by looking at configuration options for the FTP server.

  • Page 192

    Select IPv4 or IPv6 and then enter the IP address of a machine you wish to block. Select Permanent if you wish to block the IP address permanently or Temporary if you wish to set a time frame. If you selected permanent, click Apply and continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 193

    Section 4 - Configuration If you selected Temporary, then select a time frame and click Apply to continue. The Blocked IP list will display the IP addresses you blocked. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 194

    Section 4 - Configuration Click the blue arrow next to FTP server status to reveal the FTP details. The FTP server is stopped by default. Click Start FTP Server to run the process. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 195: Upnp Av Server

    Click Application Management, then UPnP AV Server. Click the Enable radio button to enable the UPnP AV server. Click Add to configure the UPnP AV share. Select the volume you like to share and click Apply. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 196

    Section 4 - Configuration The NAS is building the media library. When the system has finished building the media library, a success message will appear. Click Yes to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 197

    Section 4 - Configuration The selected volume will appear in the table under the UPnP AV server. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 198: Itunes Server

    Server The DNS-345 features an iTunes Server. This server provides the ability to share music and videos to computers on the local network running iTunes. If the server is enabled, the device will be automatically detected by the iTunes program and the music and videos contained in the specified directory will be available to stream over the network.

  • Page 199: Add-ons

    The Add-On menu allows multiple application software to add extended functionality to your ShareCenter. The Add on software is available from the D-Link website in your country and some are available from the Installation Wizard. Page 199 displays a list of some of the supported Add-ons available.

  • Page 200

    Once the path of the package has been located, click Apply to add the package. Under Add-ons, a red message will appear to show that the installation of the package was successful. Click the Start button under Start/Stop. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 201

    Music site. From your ShareCenter, the Audio Note: To check the complete list of Add-on application software available Streamer add-on can transmit multiple streams of consult your local D-Link support page . playing music files to any internet connection. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 202: Afp Service, Nfs Service

    The ShareCenter supports Network File System (NFS) service. To enable this multi-platform file system on your ShareCenter enable it here. Otherwise disable the option to prevent unnecessary CPU overhead. Click Application Management > NFS Service. Click the Enable radio button to turn NFS service on. Click Save Settings. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 203: System Management, Language

    Language The language packs help users customize the DNS-345 to their specific region. Download your language pack from the D-Link website or the CD and follow the instructions below. When you disable the language pack, the GUI will return to English.

  • Page 204: Time And Date

    Select your time zone from the drop-down menu. Click Save Settings. You can also select a NTP server from the drop-down menu to sync the time and date with an online server. Then click Save Settings. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 205: Device

    Enter your device name here. This name is what the device will appear as on the network. By default, the device name is dlink-xxxxxx, where xxxxxx is the last six digits of the MAC address. Description: Assign a device description to the device. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 206: System Settings

    Section 4 - Configuration System Settings System Settings provides features to control your DNS-345. Users can restart the NAS, restore the system to it’s original state, set idle times, shutdown the system, configure settings, and configure system temperature settings. Restart: Click to reboot the DNS-345.

  • Page 207: Power Management

    Set the amount of idle time before the drives go into Drives: hibernation. Click Enable or Disable. The Power Recovery Power Recover: feature will automatically restart your device from a previously unexpected shutdown due to a power failure. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 208

    Click Enable to turn on this function. Power Off Scheduling: Enable or disable the power off days using the check box and configure the time for each day that the power off will occur. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 209

    Section 4 - Configuration OLED Display Click Enable to display the OLED display for a specific Settings: time period. Sleep: Select the time from the drop-down menu. Click Save Settings. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 210: Notifications, Email Settings

    Select STARTTLS or SSL from the drop-down menu if it is Connection: required by your SMTP server, or select NONE. Test E-Mail: Click the Test E-Mail button to send a test alert and confirm your settings are correct. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 211: Sms Settings

    Mobile Service Provider. Test SMS button: Click this button to send a test message to your mobile phone to verify the settings are correct and the API URL is functioning with your provider. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 212: Adding An Sms Service Provider

    URL. Enter your SMS Provider name here. Enter the HTTP API URL provided to you. Choose the appropriate type parameter in the drop-down menu for the parsed parameters of the URL on the left. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 213: Event Settings

    You can limit which events are sent as alerts to the Email or SMS settings by checking the events here. Event Settings: Select the information you want e-mailed to the above address or sent over SMS messages to the above mobile number. The items checked will be sent when necessary. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 214: Logs

    Clear Log: Click Clear Log to delete all the existing logs. Backup Log: Click Backup Log to save the existing logs to a text file on your computer. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 215: Firmware Upgrade

    The Firmware Upgrade Page makes it simple to check for and upload new firmware releases to the device. This section provides a link to check for new firmware on the D-Link support website. If new firmware is available, download the file to your local computer.

  • Page 216: Snmp

    Click System Management and then SNMP. 1. Click Enable to activate SNMP. 2. Enter the SNMP community name. The default name is Public. 3. Enable notifications and specify the destination IP address. Click Save Settings to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 217: Usb Devices, Ups Settings, Usb Storage Information

    IP address(es) of the network UPS slaves to notify them in the event of a power failure. For more details, refer to the UPS Connectivity section. USB Storage Information Click the blue arrow to reveal the USB storage Information. It displays information on the manufacturer, product name, and size (capacity). Click the Unmount button to eject the USB device. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 218: Printer Information

    Section 4 - Configuration Printer Information Click the blue arrow to reveal Printer Information. It displays information on the manufacturer, product type, and connection details. Click Clear Print Queue(s) to remove all active print jobs. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 219: System Status, System Info

    System Info The System Status information screen provides information on the DNS-345. System Info provides information on the LAN ports, Device Information, and Volume information. Hard Drive Info displays information on all hard drives including the manufacture details, temperatures, size, and status.

  • Page 220

    Section 4 - Configuration Click System Status > Resource Monitor, then click the blue arrow to reveal the resource details. It provides information on the CPU, memory, bandwidth, and processes in action. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 221

    The Home tab is the center for all files on your ShareCenter. Home is divided into one main subfolder called My Folder. Under My Folder resides three main utilities, My Photos, My Files, and mydlink Cloud. Let’s take a closer look at all three utilities independently. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 222: My Photos

    Section 4 - Configuration My Photos My Photos is an utility to create albums on the ShareCenter and share photos via Google+ and Cooliris. Click the My Photos icon to open the window (displayed below). D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 223: Creating An Album

    Section 4 - Configuration Creating an Album Move your mouse and hover over the Create button. Two options become available: Upload from my computer and Upload from NAS. Click Upload from my computer. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 224: Photo Album Wizard

    The Photo Album Wizard will assist you with uploading photos from your computer to the ShareCenter. The first step is to create an Album. In the Album Name field, enter your desired name and then enter a description in the Description field. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 225

    If you wish to add more than one photo repeat the process or hold the Shift/Control button on your keyboard and select the photos to add. Click the Open button to add them to the Album. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 226

    Section 4 - Configuration The Photo Album Wizard is now populated with the photos you have selected. Click Next to upload the photos. ShareCenter automatically updates the photos to the NAS. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 227

    Section 4 - Configuration The Photo Album now features your Album. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 228: Editing The Photo Album

    Go to Home > My Photos > Photo Albums and click Edit. The button set at the top changes to Move, Delete, Share. Click the album(s) you want to edit or click the checkbox next to Select All. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 229: Moving A Photo

    Select the Album/photos you want to edit and click Move. At the top of the editing wizard, you have the option to skip the file if it exists or overwrite it. Select an album that you want to move photos to and click Apply. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 230: Deleting The Albums

    Select the album you wish to delete or click the Select All checkbox. Click the Delete button. A warning message will appear to confirm whether you want to delete the album. Click Yes to delete the album or click No to not delete it. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 231: Sharing Your Photos

    To share your photos select a photo album by clicking it. Then hover your mouse cursor over the Share button. Click Mail from the drop-down menu to continue. You must select a photo album before proceeding. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 232

    Section 4 - Configuration If you receive an error message, it means you haven’t setup your email settings. Click the link provided to configure your email settings if you haven’t configured it before. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 233

    Section 4 - Configuration Alternatively, if you have already configured the email settings, enter the email address in the Mail Address field and enter a description in the Description field. Click Apply to send the mail. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 234: Refresh Your Photos

    Refresh your Photos Click the Refresh button to refresh the images on the page. A warning message appears asking you if you want to refresh the database. Click Yes to continue or No to not refresh it. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 235: Configuring An Album

    Add button. Here you have two choices, similar to when you first added photos to the album, Upload from my computer or Upload from NAS. Follow the instructions on the wizard to proceed. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 236

    Selecting Upload from my computer allows you to browse your computer to find more photos to add to the album. Click Browse to find the photo(s). Click Next and the new photos will be added to the album. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 237

    To change the cover of your album, select the photo and click Set Cover. A warning message appears asking you if you want to set the image as a cover. Click Yes to continue or No to not update it. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 238: Sharing Photos On Google

    Sharing Photos on Google+ D-Link has created a direct link to Google+ so you can share your photos with one easy click. Select the photo(s) you want to share, move your mouse over the Share button and click the Google+ link. The browser opens a new Tab and directs you to your Google Gmail account if you are not logged in.

  • Page 239

    Next, you will be asked whether you want to grant Google access to Picasa and the photos on your ShareCenter. If you select Grant access then you will be automatically redirected to another page on your ShareCenter. If you select Deny Access then you will be directed away from Google. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 240

    Share button. When you click the Share button your files are uploaded to your Picasa Web Albums and another window will pop-up to confirm its success. Note: You will have to enable Photos (Picasa Web Albums) with your Google account. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 241: Slideshow

    Depending on the size and scale of your images, the browser will open a new tab and provide a full screen display of your images on the NAS. At the bottom of the image is a toolbar with information on how to view your album. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 242: Slideshow Toolbar

    EXIF: View detailed information about the image (File Name, Size, Image Date, Resolution, Camera, Camera Model, ISO, Exposure Time, & Aperture). Rotation button: This rotates the image at 90 degree angles. Gallery Navigation: This provides a pop-up display of all the images in the gallery. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 243: Cooliris

    Section 4 - Configuration Cooliris Cooliris allows you to share photos and images on the Cooliris site. This function allows you to stream images from the DNS-345 to the Cooliris server. Please visit www.cooliris.com/desktop for more details about photo sharing with Cooliris.

  • Page 244: Photo Album - Upload From Nas

    The ShareCenter also allows users to upload images that already reside on the NAS. Move your mouse over the Create button under Photo Album. Click the Upload from NAS link. Enter a Album Name and Description in the fields provided. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 245

    Section 4 - Configuration The next screen displays the Volumes on your NAS. Click the name of your Volume and select the photo(s) on the right side of the pane. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 246

    Section 4 - Configuration This creates a new Photo Album. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 247: Photo Gallery

    Click the folder to view the images inside the Folder on your NAS. View by Calendar to see the dates under each image. You can also refresh your screen in Photo Gallery by clicking the Refresh button. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 248: My Files

    NAS. Click My Files. The My Files window provides a list of all volumes created on the NAS. Click on any Volume you created to see a directory listing of the files. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 249: Upload

    To upload more files to the volume you have selected, click the Upload button. Click the Select Files button to find files on your computer to upload to the NAS. Locate the path of the file you want to upload and click Open. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 250

    Section 4 - Configuration Click Upload to start the uploading process. Then click Exit to close the upload window. The file updates to the NAS and is displayed on the directory table. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 251: Download

    To download files from the NAS to your computer, select the file you want to download and click the Download button. Depending on your browser download settings, the browser automatically downloads the file to your saved location. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 252: Mydlink Cloud

    Section 4 - Configuration mydlink Cloud mydlink Cloud is a D-Link service that brings cloud services to the ShareCenter. Access these services by clicking the mydlink Cloud icon on the Home screen. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 253: Mydlink Cloud Activation

    Section 4 - Configuration mydlink Cloud Activation The ShareCenter downloads the software and installs it on your NAS. Once the software is installed on the NAS, the setup is complete. Click Finish to exit the wizard. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 254: Activation Failure

    Section 4 - Configuration Activation Failure mydlink Cloud connects to the D-Link server in order to run the mydlink Cloud installer. If you do not have an internet connection a mydlink Cloud error message will appear. Click Finish. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 255: Accessing Mydlink Cloud

    Section 4 - Configuration Accessing mydlink Cloud Once you have accessed your DNS-345, click on the mydlink Cloud icon in the Home window. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 256

    Register for a mydlink Cloud account. Fill in all the fields provided, agree with the Terms of Use and click the Create button. After you have clicked the Create button the software logs you into the mydlink Cloud. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 257

    You are now connected to the mydlink Cloud web interface. The three main sections in this screen are Files, Share, and Mobile. If you wish to return to the main section click the mydlink Cloud Home link to the left of the window in the side panel. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 258

    The mydlink Cloud administrators will send you an email showing you how to log into the service from any device and will also provide you with a link to connect to the server. Click on the link as seen below to access the Cloud service online. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 259: Log Into Mydlink Cloud

    Log into mydlink Cloud Enter the mydlink Cloud URL into your browser and press Enter. You will be provided with your mydlink Cloud account login page. Enter your password and then click Login to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 260: The Mydlink Cloud Interface

    The mydlink Cloud web interface is divided into two parts. The left panel shows the hiarachical structure of the files connected to mydlink Cloud Home and the right panel shows the separate categories for each feature. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 261

    Section 4 - Configuration The left sidebar contains the following structure tree below: My NAS, My Favorites, My Shared Files, My Synced Files, Applications, and Miscellaneous. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 262

    In Files, you can Explore the directory, Listen to Music (explore the music directory), Browse Photos (explore the photo directory), and Sync files. Share allows you to do similar functions, share Files, share Music, and share Photos. Mobile allows you to download mobile applications for iPhone/iPad, Android, Windows Phone, and Blackberry. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 263

    My NAS contains all the files on your system. If you have created several drives or volumes on your NAS, they will all appear in this section. List allows you to manage the folders/files on your NAS. Gallery displays the photos on your NAS and Music displays and allows you to play the music files from your NAS. My NAS D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 264: My Favorites

    Section 4 - Configuration My Favorites My Favorites is a selection of folders/files you have added from your NAS. Follow the instructions on the screen to add and manage your Favorites Folders. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 265: My Shared Files

    URL for the share. You can send this URL to your friends and family. The first tab is a Share List of the functions you can do. Click each icon to refer specifically to its capability. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 266

    Section 4 - Configuration Create a folder/file share by clicking the Share Files button. Click Additonal options to see a wider choice of selections. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 267

    Select the user access rights for the file and click Close. The file now appears in the Share List directory. Note: Please refer to Users/Groups under Account Management to create guest user(s) for accessing your ShareCenter. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 268: Edit

    These options allow you to change the File/Folder you are sharing, the Share Name, the Sharing Expiration Date, the Size Limit, and/or as a Photo Gallery share. When you have completed making the changes, click Save to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 269: Delete

    Section 4 - Configuration Delete In the Share List click the Delete icon next to the file/folder you wish to delete. The Delete prompt asks you to confirm the delete (click Yes) or ignore the delete (click No). D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 270: User Access

    In the Share List click the User Access icon next to the file/folder you wish to change user access levels. The User Access window asks you to select the user(s) you want to add to the Share Folder. Click Close when done. Note: Please refer to Users/Groups under Account Management to create guest user(s) for accessing your ShareCenter. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 271: View Share, Files

    In the Share List click the View Share icon next to the file/folder you wish to view. The View Share link opens a new browser tab and displays all the shared files that users will see. The shares can be viewed in File and Gallery format. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 272: History

    Section 4 - Configuration History In the Share List click the Access History icon next to the file/folder you wish to view the history. The Access History link opens the History tab in the same window. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 273: Email Url

    In the Share List click the Email URL icon next to the file/folder you wish to send a link via email. The Email URL link opens the Send Webshare URL window. Enter the contact details of the person(s) you want to send the email to and click Send Email. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 274: Advanced

    Save. Under Maintenance, click the Clear button to remove images from the Cache. Next to Clear Access History, click the Clear button to remove all history . D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 275: Downloads

    Section 4 - Configuration Downloads The Downloads tab provides a list of active downloads. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 276: My Synced Files

    To download the sync application to your computer(s), click Download (next to the red arrow below). Here you will have the option to get Sync Upgrade. With the Sync Upgrade, you will increase your sync storage space from 2GB to 50GB and will allow guest accounts to sync. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 277

    Select your computer’s operating system and click FREE DOWNLOAD to save the sync application file to your computer. Windows® users - Double-click the MyDLinkCloudSync.exe file you downloaded to launch the installation. Refer to the next page. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 278

    Section 4 - Configuration Click Next to continue. Enter a name for the Start Menu Folder or use the default name provided. Click Next to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 279

    Click the checkbox next to Create a desktop icon and click the checkbox next to Create a Quick Launch icon to create additional shortcuts. Click Next to continue. Before running Install, check the parameters and click Install. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 280

    Section 4 - Configuration The install process will begin. The installation is complete. Click Finish to exit. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 281: Running Mydlink Cloud Sync

    Click on the mydlink Cloud Sync icon. When the mydlink Cloud Sync program starts, enter the mydlink Cloud Sync Server URL (e.g. john.mydlinkcloud.com), the account name (e.g. john), and a Password. Enter a Remote Answer (if required) and click Apply. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 282

    To view the synced files on your NAS, go to mydlink Cloud Web interface and click My Synced Files under My NAS on the left-hand side. You can also access synced files via your mobile devices. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 283: Guest Users

    Section 4 - Configuration Guest Users The Guest Users section will display a list of guest user accounts that you have created on your NAS. Please refer to the Users/Groups section under Account Management. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 284: Manage, Applications

    Manage Applications has two main tabs: Manage and App Store. Manage has three main Applications: Explorer, WebSharePro and Sync (installed by default). You can select to update all, resume all, suspend, or uninstall these apps. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 285: App Store

    ShareCenter. 1. Click Get Sync Upgrade under Applications in the left side bar. Register a store account and purchase Sync Upgrade. 2. Go to Tools > Manage Applications > App Store. Click Set Store Account. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 286

    Section 4 - Configuration 3. Enter the store account information that you used to purchase Sync Upgrade. Click Submit. 4. If you’ve purchased Sync Upgrade, an Activate button will appear in the Sync Upgrade box. Click Activate. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 287

    Section 4 - Configuration 5. Sync Upgrade has been activated. 6. Sync storage is now 50 GB and you can also allow guest user accounts to sync to the mydlink Cloud server from their computers. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 288: Miscellaneous, Settings

    Log, and About. The General Tab offers a general status indicator which provides Account Name, mydlink Cloud ID, Relay Service, Connection Status, Network, Connected to, WebServer Port, Communication Port, Uptime, and Version number. The General Tab also offers Updates. Click the Check for Updates button to run updates. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 289: Accounts

    Section 4 - Configuration Accounts The Account Settings tab allows users to change account settings. Enter the details according to your requirements and click the Update button. Access or change the directory location by clicking the Browse button. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 290: Network

    Cloud Relay Service allows users to enable Relay Services. In Web Access Settings, you can enable Remote Web Access, allow Remote Admin and Account Creation and change HTTP port settings. For Network Settings, you can turn off URL redirection, change the Network Speed, and change the UPD Port settings. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 291: Misc

    The Misc section will display Running Jobs, if any. You can also switch to a different user by clicking the Create or Switch to a Different Account button. Currently, you can switch between ten languages from the drop-down menu under Change Language. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 292

    The Log window provides a log of all your connections and other accounts connected to the mydlink Cloud service. The Log Level indicator offers eight options: fatal, critical, error, warning, notice, information, debug, and trace. Click the Download Log File button to keep a record of the file. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 293: About

    Section 4 - Configuration About The About page displays the version number, acknowledgements, terms and conditions, and privacy policy. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 294: Help

    Section 4 - Configuration Help The Help link directs you to the D-Link website for further reference. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 295: Tools, Manage Applications

    Tools has three main sub-menus: Manage Applications, Manage Guest Users, and Settings. These sub-menus are links to pages we have discussed in earlier sections. Manage Applications will allow you to manage applications installed on your mydlink Cloud. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 296: Manage Guest Users

    Section 4 - Configuration Manage Guest Users This section displays any created guest users. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 297: Settings

    Section 4 - Configuration Settings This section allows you to view and manage the settings of your mydlink Cloud. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 298: Mobile

    Select the app you would like to download for your mobile devices and click FREE DOWNLOAD. You can now install the app from the Apple App Store, Android Market (Google Play), BlackBerry App Store, or Windows Phone Marketplace. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 299

    Section 4 - Configuration Help Help has two main sub-menus: Help and About. These sub-menus are links to pages we have discussed in earlier sections D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 300

    Section 4 - Configuration About About is linked to the about mydlink Cloud pop up window. It displays the version number and web site address D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 301: Disconnecting The Mydlink Cloud

    Disconnecting the mydlink Cloud When you disconnect the DNS-345 from the network or the device is shut down, the connection to your mydlink Cloud also ceases. When this happens just reconnect your NAS or contact your network administrator to resolve your network issue.

  • Page 302: My Favorites Application

    My Favorites Application The My Favorites Application section allows users to add applications to the Home section so users can easily access these applications. Follow these easy steps to setup Favorite Applications on the Home screen. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 303: Adding Applications

    Click the Add/Remove button to add Applications. Click the checkbox under each application you wish to add to the Home screen. Click Apply to continue. The shortcut is now created on the Home screen. Click the shortcut to access the application. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 304: Ftp/http Downloads, Applications

    Click on Test to verify access to the site address and file/folder. If you selected File from the above drop- down list, you must specify the exact file in the URL path, including the file extension. (e.g. http://example.com/test/ testfile.txt). D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 305

    In addition, there is an option to delete a download event at any time. Current download statistics, such as % completed and download speed, are displayed for each event. A refresh button is also provided to produce updated listings at any time. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 306: Remote Backups

    Backup list. You must select the remote backup job first and then click the Modify button. Delete: To remove a Remote Backup job select the job in the list and then click the Delete button. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 307: Create Wizard

    NAS or Linux file system. Remote To Local: sets the backup source as the remote NAS or Linux file system and the target destination for the backup files as the local NAS. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 308

    The subsequent backups in the incremental series contain new files and folders plus the links to the first incremental backup. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 309

    Once - Select this option to run the Remote Backup once at a specific date and time set here. Scheduled: Select this option to set the backup to occur daily, weekly, monthly per a specific schedule. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 310

    Navigation buttons: Use these buttons to move up and down in the list when there are multiple jobs configured. Refresh Button: Click this button during a backup or recovery process to monitor the progress by updating the progress completed bar. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 311: Local Backups

    ShareCenter compare identical file names at the source Save To: Enter a valid destination drive on the ShareCenter, or and destination. Files will only be overwritten if the click Browse to select the destination. source file is more recent. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 312: Time Machine

    Adds a NAS folder as a Time Machine destination. Delete: Deletes a NAS folder setup as a Time Machine destination. Remove all Delete all the NAS folders in the list configured as Network Time Machine Destinations. Shares: D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 313: Usb Backups

    MTP Backups (Media Transfer Protocol) basically backup digital media content from a MTP compatible USB device such as digital cameras, MP3 players, and smartphones to your ShareCenter. USB Backups allows you to backup data from a USB storage device to the ShareCenter or from the ShareCenter to a USB storage device. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 314: Mtp Backups, Usb Backups

    Type: folder. Select Synchronize to overwrite all the files in the existing USB folder named USBDisk1_1. Status: Displays the current USB backup status. Click on the Save Settings button to save the USB Backups settings. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 315: Mtp Backup Process

    The ShareCenter will create a new folder in the destination folder that you selected in the MTP backups settings and will copy all the media files from the MTP USB device to this folder. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 316

    Section 4 - Configuration 3. When the backup is complete, the OLED screen will display Complete. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 317: Usb Backup Process

    2. Press the Power button to start the backup process. The OLED screen displays that the backup is in the process. The ShareCenter will copy or sync all the files from the source folder to the destination folder. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 318

    Management Tab of the Web GUI of the device. Click the blue arrow to reveal the USB Storage information. Click the Unmount button to eject the USB device. Note: It is a very good practice to un-mount an USB storage device before removing it from a USB port. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 319: P2p Downloads, Settings

    Here the user can choose to enable or disable the encryption. Bandwidth You can manually configure the maximum download Control: rate and maximum upload rate. Enter the value -1 to set the respective field to unlimited. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 320

    The Refresh button allows the user to refresh a selected download. This will remove not the P2P task list so it displays the most updated only the torrent file, but also the partially statistics. downloaded files too. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 321

    Moves the file to a new folder on the disk. Delete: Removes the selected file from disk. Rename: Allows you to configure a new file name for the selected file. Properties: Displays the file properties such as ownership, access rights, and modify time. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 322: Amazon S3

    With Amazon S3 support, it is possible to upload the data from your DNS-345 to Amazon S3 or download the data from Amazon S3 to your DNS-345.

  • Page 323: Creating An Aws Account

    1. Access Key ID 2. Secret Access Key Save these keys in a secure location as your ShareCenter will need them to create the backup and recovery jobs to and from the Amazon S3 Cloud Storage. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 324

    You will need the following configuration data to create a backup/restore job: Step 1: Job Name Settings Enter a 16 character name to identify the name of the backup or the restore job. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 325

    Region: Select your Region from the drop-down menu. Step 3: Server Type Type: Select Upload or Download from the drop-down menu. Backup Type: Use the drop-down menu and select Overwrite Existing Files, Full Backup or Incremental Backup. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 326

    Select the Schedule Mode for the job to be executed. You may select Manual (now or later from the job list), Once (at a predetermined time and day), or Scheduled (a predetermined time on a daily basis). D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 327

    This field of the jobs controls whether the job will execute or not. If the button shows a green triangle, clicking it enables the job to function. If the button shows the red square, clicking it disables the job from executing. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 328

    • Displays a list of installed add-ons and shows their version and status. • Enables and Disables (Start/Stop button) add-ons so that you do not over utilize your ShareCenter® CPU resources. • Removes (Delete button) the add-on software from your ShareCenter®. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 329: Application Menu With Add-ons

    Enabled Add-Ons area otherwise if they are disabled they will be under the Disabled Add-Ons area. Note: You can add add-ons to the My Favorites as shown in the User Manual by right-clicking the add-on icon and selecting Add to My Favorites. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 330: Ajaxplorer

    If you launched the interface as a configured user in your ShareCenter® then you will have the users rights within the AjaXplorer interface. That users read/write access privileges to the shares of the ShareCenter® will be applicable within the AjaXplorer interface as well. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 331: Audio Streamer

    Would be the URL for the Audio Streamer streaming broadcast if the ShareCenter’s Network address is 192.168.1.1. Password: Set this password as desired. It is the administrative access password on the Audio Streamer webpage UI. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 332: Amule

    P2P server/client Web UI interface can be launched to work with your ShareCenter® P2P functionality. Launch Click this button to cause the aMule Web UI interface Interface: to execute and appear. The aMule application details and usage guide can be found on the support web page: http://www.amule.org/ D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 333: Photo Center

    If you do not see the user in the user list of the Gallery admin settings then disable the Photo Center add-on and re-enable it. Gallery 2 You can find more help regarding the Gallery 2 Help: application at: http://gallery.menalto.com/about D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 334: Blog

    Web UI that appears. Admin The Admin password for the Blog Web UI is: admin Password: Help: For more information regarding using Wordpress and creating a blog with it refer to: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WordPress D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 335: Squeeze Center

    Click this button to launch the Web UI interface to Interface: the Logitech™ SqueezeCenter. Help: For more information regarding using Squeeze Center to play music on your Logitech media player from your ShareCenter® refer to the following link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Squeezebox_Server D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 336: Knowledge Base, What Is Raid

    There are several different levels of RAID, with each one providing a different method of sharing or distributing data amongst the drives. The DNS-345 supports JBOD, RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 5 + Spare, RAID 10,and Standard.

  • Page 337

    240GB (3x80GB). Implementing RAID 5 on the ShareCenter Pro allows it to continue operating even if one of the disks fails. The diagram below indicates the operation of RAID 5: D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 338: Raid Options

    Section 5 - Knowledge Base RAID Options Here is a list of the RAID options available on the ShareCenter DNS-345 Standard RAID - creates a single volume for one drive or more drives. JBOD - allows you to create a large virtual disk drive by concatenating two or more smaller drives together.

  • Page 339

    This ensures that if any single drive in the RAID 10 array fails, the data is not lost. RAID 10 requires a minimum of four drives and can be expanded in pairs. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 340: What Is Ethernet Bonding

    (WAN) connections, such as DSL and cable, or dialup and your next door neighbor’s unsecured Wi-Fi. The DNS-345 has several options under Link Aggregation. Here are their uses: Round-robin mode is good for general purpose load balancing between the adapters, and if one of them fails, the link will stay active via the other.

  • Page 341: Ups Connectivity

    UPS Connectivity The DNS-345 supports USB UPS, giving users the ability to share the UPS on their local network and protect from an abnormal shutdown due to a power failure. Connect a UPS to the USB port on the back of the ShareCenter®.

  • Page 342

    Click the blue arrow next to UPS Settings. There are two modes - Standalone and Master. Select Standalone to use the UPS only on the DNS-345 or select Master to share the UPS with the network UPS slaves. The UPS Status screen shows the mode, manufacturer, product type, battery charge meter, and status.

  • Page 343

    Enter the IP address of the other UPS slave on the network. Click the + button to add more IP addresses. Make sure the DNS-345 and the UPS slaves are on the same physical network. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 344

    Once you have entered an IP address, the system will check its database for IP address records. The UPS Settings table will display the IP address(es) you added. Your DNS-345 is now setup as the network master to notify the network slaves about critical power status. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 345: Deleting A Ups Slave

    Section 4 - Configuration Deleting a UPS Slave Under Management > System Management > USB Devices > UPS Setting, select the IP address. Your selection will turn red. Click Delete. The DNS-345 will process your request. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 346

    Section 4 - Configuration The IP address will no longer be listed in the table. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 347: Usb Print Server

    Note: Only the print function is supported. The device does not support the copy and scan functions of Multi-Function Printers. To add a printer, connect your printer via USB cable to the USB port of your device: The printer should appear in the USB Devices menu of the System Management icon. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 348

    The Windows Add Printer Wizard will launch: ® Select the printer driver from the installed Manufacturer list or use the Have Disk button to browse for the printer driver file. Click OK to continue. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 349

    Section 4 - Configuration Once you have selected the proper driver as shown in the browse list then click OK to install the printer. The printer is now installed and the printer queue will appear. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 350: Yahoo! Widget Installation

    Step 2: Click the configuration button to configure the Widget. Enter the IP Address of your device and click the Save button. Now you are ready to use your new D-Link Yahoo! Widget! D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 351: Yahoo! Widget Display

    Section 4 - Configuration Yahoo! Widget Display The D-Link Widget is mainly used for monitoring the activities taking place. System: In the System window information about your Computer, DNS-345, IP Address, Firmware Version and Current Operational Temperature are displayed. Hard Drive: In the Hard Drive window information about the storage space of your device is displayed.

  • Page 352: Contacting Technical Support

    • Hardware Revision (located on the label on the bottom of the switch (e.g. rev A2)) • 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 353: 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 354

    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 355

    • USA residents send to 17595 Mt. Herrmann, Fountain Valley, CA 92708. D-Link will not be held responsible for any packages that are lost in transit to D-Link. The repaired or replaced packages will be shipped to the customer via UPS Ground or any common carrier selected by D-Link.

  • Page 356

    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 357

    (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. For detailed warranty information applicable to products purchased outside the United States, please contact the corresponding local D-Link office. D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

  • Page 358: 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 1.2 July 13, 2012 D-Link ShareCenter DNS-345 User Manual...

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