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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Standard / Professional NETWORK MANAGEMENT SYSTEM User Manual VER.1.00...
  • Page 2 D-Link may have patents, patent applications, trademarks, copyrights, or other intellectual property rights covering subject matter in this document. Except as expressly provided in any written license agreement from D-Link, the furnishing of this document does not give you any license to these patents, trademarks, copyrights, or other intellectual property.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents 1. Introducing D-View Overview................8 What’s Included .................. 8 Product Line ................. 9 Hardware and Software Requirements ............ 9 Client-Server Architecture (Professional Edition)........10 Upgrade ................... 11 Technical Specifications ..............11 2. Installing D-View Installation Steps ..............14 To Create a Database (for Professional Edition) ........
  • Page 4 Creating Administrator-specific Topologies........51 Using Topo Export/Import ............54 Topology Generator Principle ..........55 Using Topology Generator ............56 Rearranging the Topology ............59 Using Rearrange Totally ..............59 Using Rearrange by step..............59 Rolling Back a Topology ..............60 7. Managing and Monitoring Devices Identifying Devices ...............63 Multi-vendor Support ............64 Customizing Devices .............65...
  • Page 5 Net Toolbox ..................115 Port Packet Monitor................116 Performance Monitor .................118 9. Index Index................124 10. Technical Support...
  • Page 6: Document Conventions

    BOUT THIS UIDE Scope Use this document to learn, use, and configure the different features of D-View. Audience This document is written for network managers, system administrators, and/or IT personnel who would need to work with D-View. Prerequisites Before using this guide, read the D-View 6.0 Quick Installation Guide. The Installation Guide provides installation procedures for both Standard and Professional Editions of D-View.
  • Page 7: Style Conventions

    Style Conventions The following style conventions are used in this guide. LEMENT EANING Bold font Use for describing user interface elements and characters that you type into the interface. For example, Hierarchy Topology Workplace and type Italic font Variables for which you supply a specific value.
  • Page 8: Introducing D-View

    Introducing D-View...
  • Page 9: Overview

    -Link strives to provide easy-to-use devices and software for users. Networking is a core technology for data communication. Based on abundant experience and profound understanding on end-user network management requirements, D-Link introduces D-View 6.0. Network administrators can now efficiently manage and monitor, •...
  • Page 10: Product Line

    D-Link Switch: DES-3526, DES-3550, DES-3828, DES-3828DC, DES-3828P, DES-3852, DES-6500, DGS-3308FG, DGS-3324SR, DGS-3426, DGS-3427, DGS-3450, DGS-3612, DGS-3612G, DGS-3627, DGS-3627G, DGS-3650, DXS-3326GSR, DXS-3350SR, DGS-3200-10 D-Link Wireless AP: DWL-2100 AP, DWL-2700AP, DWL-3200AP, DWL-3260AP, DWL- 7100AP, DWL-7700AP, DWL- 8200AP Software Requirements • Operating System:...
  • Page 11: Client-Server Architecture (Professional Edition)

    Supports SQL Database Database Both editions use COM (Component Object Model) technology. D-Link recommends using a display with 1024 x 768 resolution. Client-Server Architecture (Professional Edition) By using the remote access feature of SQL Server, D-View 6.0 Professional Edition implements Client-Server architecture allowing workstations to share database information.
  • Page 12: Upgrade

    Upgrade To upgrade from D-View 5.1 or earlier versions to 6.0, uninstall all the programs related to the old version and then re-install the new version. Download the latest version of the User Manual from for the added new features. Technical Specifications MIB Utilities Security Management Functions...
  • Page 13 Trace Route • MAC Locator • Ping Fault Management Tools Supported Devices • Trap Filter • D-Link Devices: • Trap Log - SNMP capable • Ping Poll Filter Smart/Managed switches • Ping Poll Log - OLT/ONU devices - Wireless bridges and •...
  • Page 14: Installing D-View

    Installing D-View...
  • Page 15: Installation Steps

    NSTALLATION TEPS To install D-View 6.0 for both Standard and Professional Edition, follow these procedures: For Professional Edition: Prior to installation, ensure the environment on your designated server is compliant with the software requirements given below: • Ensure the authentication mode on MS SQL 2000 is Mixed Mode (SQL Server and Windows) when installing SQL Server.
  • Page 16 The Choose Destination Location screen displays. Figure 4: Choose Destination Location screen 3. By default D-View is installed in C:\Program Files\D-Link\D-View. Alternately, you can choose to install D-View in your preferred designated folder. Click Browse to select the target location and then click Next to continue.
  • Page 17 Figure 5: Select Program Folder screen The Setup will add program icons into the Program Folder. 4. Click Next to continue. The Start Copying Files screen displays. Figure 6: Start Copying Files screen 5. Verify the settings before clicking Next. To make changes, click Back. The Setup Status screen displays.
  • Page 18 Figure 7: Setup Status screen 6. This screen indicates that D-View installation is in progress. To stop the installation, click Cancel. Figure 8: Setup Status screen Once D-View installation is successfully completed the Welcome to the Microsoft XML Parser and SDK Setup Wizard window displays.
  • Page 19 Figure 9: Welcome to the Microsoft XML Parser and SDK Setup Wizard 7. Click Next to continue installing Microsoft XML Parser and SDK on your server. The End-User License Agreement screen displays. Figure 10: End-User License Agreement screen 8. Select I accept the terms in the License Agreement and click Next to continue.
  • Page 20 Figure 11: Customer Information screen 9. Enter the User Name and the name of your Organization. Click Next to continue. The Choose Setup Type screen displays. Figure 12: Choose Setup Type screen 10. Use the Customize option to select the program location. Click Install Now to continue with the installation (recommended).
  • Page 21 The Completing the Microsoft XML Parser and SDK Setup Wizard screen displays. Figure 13: Completing the Microsoft XML Parser and SDK Setup Wizard screen 11. Click Finish to exit and complete the installation. Figure 14: Setup Complete screen The screen indicates that D-View 6.0 and Microsoft XML Parser and SDK software have been installed.
  • Page 22: To Create A Database (For Professional Edition)

    The Login D-View screen displays. Refer to Getting Started to continue working with D-View and D-View 6.0 Licensing to receive the activation code. To Create a Database (for Professional Edition) Once D-View and Microsoft XML Parser and SDK software installation is complete, create a database for D-View.
  • Page 23 Figure 16: D-View Database Tool screen D-View Database Tool is in the process of creating a database. Figure 17: MakeDB screen 3. Click OK to close the window. 4. To edit information in the hosts file, go to: C:\WINNT\system32\drivers\etc\hosts...
  • Page 24 Etc Folder screen 5. Right-click hosts and select Open With. In the Open With window, select Notepad. D-Link recommends using notepad to edit the hosts file. Figure 19: Hosts File screen 6. Update the host file with the following information, for example: •...
  • Page 25 D-View utilizes SQL-Server alias name to query the SQL database, so therefore make sure the name entered is the same as the alias name. Ensure to add the IP address of your server in the hosts file. Check with the system administrator for the correct IP address of your server.
  • Page 26: D-View 6.0 Licensing

    When you install D-View, the trial version is automatically installed and allows you to evaluate the product for a period of 30 days. During this 30-day period, D-Link recommends you request a permanent license for D-View. For every single license key obtained, you can run D-View on up to five different computers.
  • Page 27 The Input Activation Key screen displays. Figure 21: Input Activation Key screen 3. Click Register to open the registration website and update the information on-line. OPTION C Start D-View, go to Help>D-View Activation Wizard. Follow the steps accordingly to register for D-View.
  • Page 28: Understanding The Architecture

    Understanding the Architecture...
  • Page 29: Modular Architecture

    ODULAR RCHITECTURE D-View 6.0 is a vendor-independent platform with user plug-in modules. This new adaptive architecture comprises multiple components such as DBMS access, basic and plug-in modules. Figure 22: D-View System Architecture D-View follows three-tier architecture that is client-server architecture in which an application is executed by more than one distinct software agent.
  • Page 30: Features

    Automatically create topology maps of device relationships. • Graphically represent the real-time status of devices. • Centrally manage multiple D-Link devices. Administrators can view and manage multiple devices within the LAN. • Customize third party devices to integrate with D-View.
  • Page 31: Functions

    UNCTIONS The following section briefly describes the various functions of D-View: • New Device Identifier: D-View constantly monitors the network for new devices. Once a device is plugged in, administrators can add the device into the topology. • Database Access Component: Provides interface to access Microsoft Access and SQL Server 2000/2005 out of the box.
  • Page 32: Understanding The Interface

    Understanding the Interface...
  • Page 33: Introduction

    NTRODUCTION D-View’s user interface provides access to all the views and tools from a single location. Figure 23: D-View User Interface The key interface elements are: • Domain: A subnetwork comprised of netmaps. Dividing the network into domains improves performance and security. •...
  • Page 34: Context-Sensitive Menus

    • System Toolbar: Use the System toolbar for quick access of the functional modules. • Application Toolbar: Use the Application toolbar for quick access of the functional modules. • Topo Manager Toolbar: Use the Topo Manager Toolbar for quick access of the functional modules.
  • Page 35 Topology View Window Figure 25: Context-sensitive menu accessed from the Topology View Window Hierarchy Topology Workspace Figure 26: Context-sensitive menu accessed from the Hierarchy Topology Workspace...
  • Page 36: Main Menu

    D-View’s Main Menu is the entry point for accessing most of the features. It runs along the top of the screen. This section briefly describes the available menu options. File The following table lists the File menu items and their descriptions. ESCRIPTION Save Save the current topology.
  • Page 37: View

    View The View menu enables you to view or hide various D-View Toolbars. The following table describes the different toolbars. OOLBAR ESCRIPTION Advanced Toolbar Access Link Capacity Check, Safeguard Check and ARP info. Net Toolbar Access Device Discovery, Trace route, File Transport, NET Toolbox, Performance monitor, MIB browser...
  • Page 38: Application

    the network and create a topology automatically, Upper Layer, Startup wizard, Help Hierarchy Topology workspace Access Main Menu, Topology, and Message Board Message Board Access Message Board Cascade Cascades the different topologies one behind the others Tile Vertically Arranges the different topologies one below the other Application...
  • Page 39: Nettools

    Netmap information. • Event Viewer by IP • Device Group Manager • Polling Config • Device Event Config • Trap Editor Resource Manager Locate devices using IP or MAC • MAC Locator address. • Device Locator • User Locator • Device Collector •...
  • Page 40: Advanced

    Performance Monitor Monitor the RMON performance of a device. Refer to Performance Monitor for more information. MIB Tools Manage and configure non D-Link • MIB Compiler devices. Refer to Managing Devices • MIB Browser with MIB Compiler for more information.
  • Page 41: Using D-View

    Using D-View...
  • Page 42: Getting Started

    ETTING TARTED Before proceeding with this section, D-Link recommends you to get familiar with the User Interface. Refer to Introduction section. Login D-View After successfully installing D-View, type the default Account and Password for D-View. The default Account is Admin and the default Password is 111111.
  • Page 43: Domain Manager

    Local Authentication • The account and password information is stored in the D-View database. Radius Authentication • The information is stored in the Radius server database. • If the account and password information entered is valid, the server accepts the authentication and allows the administrator to manage and monitor the network.
  • Page 44 Figure 29: Startup Wizard screen 2. Click Next. The Domain Manager screen displays. Figure 30: Domain Manager screen 3. Enter the name of your new Domain. 4. Click Next. The Add Netmap screen displays.
  • Page 45 Figure 31: Add Netmap screen 5. Enter the Netmap Name and Description. 6. Click Next. The Select Network Adapter screen displays. Figure 32: Select Network Adapter screen 7. Select a network adapter to build the topology. 8. Click OK. The Topology Generator Wizard screen displays.
  • Page 46 Figure 33: Topology Generator Wizard screen 9. Select either Local Network or Designated Network. Local Network accesses devices in the local network and Designated Network accesses devices by specifying the IP range. 10. Enter a name for Topology Generator analysis. 11.
  • Page 47 12. The topology generator analyzes the local network for the IP address and subnet mask. The SNMP Community String Setting is by default defined in D-view. 13. Click Finish to generate the topology. The Topo Export screen displays. Figure 35: Topo Export screen 14.
  • Page 48: Working With Topologies

    Working with Topologies...
  • Page 49: Creating A Topology

    REATING A OPOLOGY In D-View there are two ways to create a topology. They are: • Using Startup Wizard: The wizard guides the users to create a topology. Refer to Startup Wizard create a topology. • Create a topology manually To manually create a topology: 1.
  • Page 50 Figure 37: Hierarchy Topology Workplace screen 3. The Add Netmap screen displays. Figure 38: Add Netmap screen 4. Enter the Name and Description for the Netmap. 5. Click OK. Make sure to save the changes made to the database before you proceed. There are three ways to accomplish the next task.
  • Page 51 Figure 39: Device Discovery screen • From the Topo Manager Toolbar, Click Add Devices [ ]. OR use the Copy/Paste function. Refer to Copy/Paste for more information. • Continue to Export your topology. Refer to Using Topo Export/Import for more information.
  • Page 52: Creating Administrator-Specific Topologies

    REATING DMINISTRATOR SPECIFIC OPOLOGIES D-View manages the entire topology in domain mode; administrators can create different topology maps to be managed by different administrators. Only the administrators in the Super Domain can manage the entire network. To create multiple topologies with Domain Manager: 1.
  • Page 53 Figure 41: Domain Manager: Workstation screen 4. Repeat the previous step for the other domain. 5. Create a topology for each domain. Figure 42: Hierarchy Topology Workplace 6. Login to D-View by using different domain-specific administrator accounts to view different topology maps. For example: Click Option to login with Domain_1 administrator account by using Domain_1 Station:
  • Page 54 Figure 43: Login screen 7. This administrator can view only the Domain_1 topology. Figure 44: Domain_1 window...
  • Page 55: Using Topo Export/Import

    SING XPORT MPORT D-View allows you to export to or import from an XML file. Use this feature to make regular backups. To export or import topology information: 1. Go to Application > Topo Export/Import. The Topo Export/Import screen displays. Figure 45: Topo Export/Import screen 2.
  • Page 56: Topology Generator Principle

    OPOLOGY ENERATOR RINCIPLE Using ARP (Address Resolution Protocol) and forwarding table information in devices, D-View creates a topology for a specific network. The following steps describe the principle behind the Topology Generator: 1. Discovers the devices by getting the ARP information in devices, and identifies the relationship among devices by their MAC or IP address.
  • Page 57: Using Topology Generator

    SING OPOLOGY ENERATOR Use the Topology Generator to create the topology map. To use the Topology Generator: 1. Go to NetTools > Topology Generator. The Topology Generator Wizard screen displays. Figure 46: Topology Generator Wizard screen 2. Select the Analysis Mode. 3.
  • Page 58 Figure 47: Topology Analysis Configuration screen 5. Click Finish to generate the topology. The new topology displays in the window. For a designated Network, enter the IP address and ensure that the D-View management console can access the designated subnet. Figure 48: Generated Topology window...
  • Page 59 6. Go to Topology > Topo Export or select and right click on the netmap of the generated Topology to select Topo Export. Figure 49: Topo Export screen 7. Click Export to export the generated topology.
  • Page 60: Rearranging The Topology

    EARRANGING THE OPOLOGY Manually rearranging multiple devices and links in a topology is a laborious and difficult process. But with D-View, you can: • Rearrange Totally • Rearrange by step Using Rearrange Totally Open and select a device in the topology. Go to Topology > Rearrange Totally.
  • Page 61: Rolling Back A Topology

    Rolling Back a Topology After rearranging the topology, you can restore the saved topology that was created initially from the database. To Rollback a Topology: Go to Topology > Topology Rollback. The Topology reverts to the previous settings. The following screenshots displays the sequence of steps by using the Topology Rollback function.
  • Page 62 Figure 51: Sequence of steps displaying the Topology Rollback function...
  • Page 63: Managing And Monitoring Devices

    Managing and Monitoring Devices...
  • Page 64: Identifying Devices

    To view the installed device modules, go to Help > Devices Supported. Information about all the supported devices is displayed. D-View, by default, supports all D-Link devices that have been added to D-View. If you cannot find the device modules in the list, download and install the device management modules from the D-Link Website.
  • Page 65: Multi-Vendor Support

    ULTI VENDOR UPPORT Only the following modules can be used by third-party devices: • GenSNMPDeviceModule: D-View recognizes SNMP enabled devices irrespective of device type, vendor and model number. Refer to Retrieving OID of the device for more information. • MIB Browser/Compiler: The MIB compiler translates the MIB from its normal ASN.1 format to a format that is comprehensible by other applications.
  • Page 66: Customizing Devices

    USTOMIZING EVICES D-View provides a flexible method to extend devices that can be identified and managed by configuring the interface between platform and device module. To customize devices: 1. Go to Application > Device Customization. The Device Customization screen displays. Figure 53: Device Customization screen 2.
  • Page 67: Managing Devices With Mib Compiler

    MIB compiler are that you can query data and configure the settings for a third party device with the help of D-View. To manage devices with MIB Compiler: 1. Go to NetTools > MIB Tools and then select MIB Complier. The D-Link MIB Compiler screen displays. Figure 54: D-Link MIB Compiler screen 2.
  • Page 68 Figure 55: Loading compiled MIB Module screen 3. For example, right-click on sysLocation and select Info in the MIB tree. Figure 56: MIB Tree screen The Browse Result Node: sysLocation screen displays.
  • Page 69 Figure 57: Set Value screen 4. Click Query to get the value of the device. 5. Click Set to set change the value for sysLocation. 6. Make a note of the OID value of the device. Use MIB Browser to browse MIB files after compilation. Setting Up SNMP Configuration to Retrieve Device Information 1.
  • Page 70 3. Enter the community string to access devices through SNMP. If you select SNMPV3, update the SNMPV3-specific fields and access devices respectively. 4. Click OK and manage the selected device using MIB Compiler.
  • Page 71: Retrieving Oid Of The Device

    ETRIEVING OF THE DEVICE To identify non D-Link devices, the administrators must first retrieve the OID of the device and then customize them to add to D-View. Ensure the device is online to retrieve the OID of the device. To retrieve the OID of the device: 1.
  • Page 72 Figure 60: System InfoGenSNMPDeviceModule screen 4. From the System InfoGenSNMPDeviceModule screen, modify the device type properties in the dialog. • Name: Enter the name of the device. • Contactor: Enter the name of the user responsible for managing the device. •...
  • Page 73: Batch Configuration

    ATCH ONFIGURATION The Batch Configuration tool allows you to execute a sequence of operations in D-View. For example, Save Configuration, Retrieve Port Status, and so on. With Batch Configuration you can configure multiple devices simultaneously. Since all the configurations are similar, only one has been described below. Remember to configure the OID information before using the Run Batch tool.
  • Page 74 Figure 62: Device Type Config screen 4. The devices can be added or deleted to support batch configuration. 5. Click Property to configure the OID properties of a device type. The OID Config screen displays. Figure 63: OID Config screen 6.
  • Page 75: Backup And Update The Devices' Configuration

    Backup and Update the Devices’ Configuration Use the Batch tool to backup and update the devices’ configuration. 1. Go to Application > Batch Config > Run Batch or right-click and select Run Batch from the popup menu after selecting the devices in the opened topology.
  • Page 76 TimeOut: SNMP timeout value. • Run Local TFTP: Select to use the TFTP server tool provided by D-View. The D-Link TFTP Server screen displays. 4. Click Apply and monitor the running status of the TFTP Server. Figure 65: D-Link TFTP Server screen 5.
  • Page 77: Using Device Type Check

    Using Device Type Check Use Device Type Check to check the network for new and updated devices. 1. Open the Topology and select the device that needs to be monitored. Figure 66: Generated Topology window 2. Go to Advanced > Device Type Check. D-View scans the devices in the open topology.
  • Page 78: Using Safeguard Check

    Using Safeguard Check Malicious hosts on the network could attack the Switch through various methods (for example, packet flooding). To overcome this situation, D-View uses Safeguard Engine to protect switches from malicious traffic flood. This minimizes the workload of the switch during the attack. The Switch, therefore, is capable of forwarding essential packets even during limited bandwidths.
  • Page 79 Figure 69: Safeguard Check screen 5. Click Check to manually scan the safeguard status of the device. 6. Click Update to refresh the updated information. 7. Click Close to exit the window. The Safeguard Engine icon is displayed on the top left-hand corner of the device in the topology.
  • Page 80: Labeling Devices

    Labeling Devices There are two types of labels in D-View: • Device Label – Used to label the device. Administrators can set what details should be displayed. • Link Label – Used to label the connectors connecting two or more devices. By default, D-View displays the IP addresses under the device icon in a topology.
  • Page 81: Editing Device Information

    Link Label To change the Link Label, go to Topology > Link Label and select a type. The following table lists the different types of Link Labels. EVICE ESCRIPTION XAMPLE ABEL Link Port Displays the port number used to connected the two devices.
  • Page 82 Figure 71: Edit Device screen 2. Enter the Basic Information for the device. Basic Information comprises Name, Vendor, Type, and Description of the device. 3. Configure the Interface IP. Click Add to add a new Interface IP, Edit to update an existing Interface IP, or Delete to remove an existing Interface 4.
  • Page 83 Figure 72: Device Management Method screen D-View includes the following methods for managing a device: • SNMP v1/v2c: D-View will use device modules that support SNMP v1/v2c to manage the device. • SNMP v3: D-View will use device modules that support SNMP v3 to manage the device.
  • Page 84: Managing Events

    ANAGING VENTS Events are one of the core functions of D-View. In fact, the main function of D-View can be described as detecting changes within the network, and every change can be thought of as an event. The following sections will discuss Events in detail.
  • Page 85: Setting The Devices To Poll

    Setting the Devices to Poll To monitor the status of the devices, add the devices to the poll list. You can also delete the devices if you no longer want to monitor the device status. When the devices are added to the Poll list, the device icon color changes from grey to green.
  • Page 86: Viewing The Poll Device List

    By default, when the topology is imported, the devices are in an unpoll status. The status of the device is changed to Up or Down when the device is added ma a nu lly. Viewing the Poll Device List The Poll Device List displays the list of devices after generating the Topology. 1.
  • Page 87 Figure 76: Device Group screen 2. Click Add Group to create a group. The Add Group screen displays. Figure 77: Add Group screen 3. Enter the name of the Group. 4. Enter a brief Description of the group. 5. Click Add. The group is created. 6.
  • Page 88: Configuring Device Events

    Figure 78: Add device to group screen 7. Select the group from the list. 8. Click Add. The devices are added to the group. Figure 79: Device Group screen 9. Click Set Community to change the read/write community of devices. Configuring Device Events After defining the poll list, configure the event process mechanism for a device or a group of devices when an event occurs.
  • Page 89 To configure Device Events: 1. Go to System > Event Manager > Device Event Config. The Event Configuration screen displays. Figure 80: Event Configuration screen 2. Select a Device Group or a Device Name. 3. Select the Type of event. The different events are: TRAP INDICATION Up ->...
  • Page 90 Self-Defined Trap Device sends the private trap defined by the users. Threshold Event Device sends the trap message, when D-View detects a threshold event. Whenever the exceeded count reaches the trigger value then a threshold event is generated. 4. Enable Filter this type event if you do not want to notify users of this event.
  • Page 91: Retrieving Device Event Logs

    Retrieving Device Event Logs D-View saves all events into the database as and when they occur. Retrieve the Device Event Log to view event information. 1. Event Viewer by Netmap: To view events occurred for a selected Netmap go to System > Event Manager > Event Viewer by Netmap. Figure 82: Event Viewer by Netmap screen 2.
  • Page 92 3. From here, you can further filter the events. Select from the following to filter the events: Filter Setting: Administrators can set filters such as event type and level of severity. Device: Select device information such as the IP address, vendor name and device type from the drop-down list.
  • Page 93: Defining Trap Information

    Figure 85: Event Statistics: Pie Chart screen Pie Chart: Illustrates the event statistics by Event Type, Manufacturer, Severity and Device Type. Defining Trap Information D-View monitors device events by polling devices by sending ICMP or SNMP packets positively and using Trap Editor to retrieve trap information passively.
  • Page 94: Locating The Switch Port

    2. Check By Device Type to select the Vendor name and Device Type from the drop-down list. 3. Enter the Enterprise OID. Contact D-Link support to obtain the trap OID. 4. Enter the Specific Num. The Specific Num associates with the specific trap action.
  • Page 95 Figure 87: MAC Locator screen 2. Enter the MAC or IP address. Click Locate. D-View locates the specified device, if found. Figure 88: Specified device located in the Topology using MAC Locator...
  • Page 96: Monitoring The Link Status

    Monitoring the Link Status D-view lets you monitor and modify the link status in a topology. To monitor the Link Status: 1. Open the topology. 2. Go to Topology > Link Label and then select Link Speed. The status of the links is displayed.
  • Page 97 Figure 91: The Topology displays the link status after the Link Capacity check By default, the link capacity is 100M when a link is created between devices. To modify the Capacity Value: 1. Go to Topology > Link Manager > Edit Link. The Edit Link screen displays.
  • Page 98: Locating Devices

    Locating Devices In D-View, you can locate devices using the Device Locator tool. Use Device Locator to find devices in multiple topologies by entering the Device Name or IP address. 1. Go to System > Resource Manager > Device Locator. The Device Locator screen displays.
  • Page 99 Figure 94: The Topology indicates the device located after using Device Locator tool Entering User Information In D-View, you can use the Device Collector tool to enter User Information. To enter user information: 1. Go to System > Resource Manager > Device Collector. The Device Collector screen displays.
  • Page 100: Locating Users

    3. Select a device from the list and then click User Info. The User Info screen displays. Figure 96: User Information screen 4. Add/Edit/Delete user information of the selected device. Locating Users In D-View, you can locate users using the User Locator tool. Use User Locator to find users connected with a particular device.
  • Page 101: Device Statistics

    User Statistics User Statistics displays the users connected to particular devices. To view User Statistics: 1. Go to System > Resource Manager > User Statistics. Figure 98: User Statistics screen 2. The users are displayed. Device Statistics Device Statistics can display information related to a vendor, buyer, or buyer date.
  • Page 102 Figure 99: Device Statistic screen View the devices in the domain. You can sort them by Vendor, Buyer, or Buy Date.
  • Page 103: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations...
  • Page 104: View Options

    View Options Go to Topology> View Options to turn on or off the view options of the topology. Figure 100: View Options screen • Display Tip: Mouse over to view the net cell information in the topology. • Display Direction: Displays the direction of link in the topology. •...
  • Page 105: Zoom In / Out / Fit

    Rename the device and IP address to paste the copied device icon in the topology. Zoom In / Out / Fit You can zoom in to get a close-up view of your topology or zoom out to see more. • Go to Topology >...
  • Page 107 Figure 103: Sequence of steps navigating from the topology level to the domain.
  • Page 108: System Log

    System Log The System Log stores logged events. The log records events such as additions, deletions, updates or error messages. Helps users identify and diagnose the source of current system. To view logged events of the topology: Go to System > System Log. The System Log screen displays. Figure 104: System Log screen 1.
  • Page 109 Figure 105: Administrator Manager screen 2. Select the domain for which you want to add a group. 3. Click Add Group. The Add Group screen displays. Figure 106: Add Group screen 4. Type the name of the group with description to which you want to assign this right and click Add to continue.
  • Page 110 Figure 107: Administrator Manager: Add Group screen 5. Click Add Administrator to provide access rights to the user. The Add Administrator screen displays. Figure 108: Add Administrator screen 6. Update the fields and then click Add to create an administrator account. 7.
  • Page 111 9. Click OK to apply the changes. The changes made are reflected in the System Log. Changing Password D-Link recommends changing the password immediately after logging on for the first time and also on a frequent basis after that. To change the password: 1.
  • Page 112: Restoring And Backing Up D-View

    Restoring and Backing Up D-View To restore and backup Topology data: 1. Select a topology. 2. Go to Application > Topo Export/Import to restore & backup topology data. 3. For data in D-View: a. D-View 6.0 Standard Edition - Backup dvision3.mdb file, in the installation folder.
  • Page 113: Nettools

    NetTools Device Discovery D-View identifies a SNMP supporting device as a GenSNMPDevice and an ICMP supporting device as a NonGenSNMPDevice. Use the Device Discovery tool to search and identify the type of devices in the designated network. To manually add devices into the opened topology: 1.
  • Page 114 Go to NetTools > Trace Route to open the Trace Route function. Figure 112: Trace Route Tool screen 1. Enter the host address and click Run to trace the routers. 2. Select Option to configure the ICMP parameters. Figure 113: Option screen 3.
  • Page 115: Tftp

    The TFTP server enables the client to upload or download configuration files between the server and the client. 1. Go to NetTools > TFTP to call the TFTP Server tool. Figure 114: D-Link TFTP Server screen • Index: Displays the number of connections between the devices and the TFTP server •...
  • Page 116: Net Toolbox

    Figure 115: ARP Information Retrieve screen 2. Click Refresh to refresh the information. Click Stop to stop retrieving information. Net Toolbox D-View provides two ways to manage a device in the topology – Telnet and Web. Using Net Toolbox, administrators can configure the method of management for each device.
  • Page 117: Port Packet Monitor

    Port Packet Monitor D-View helps you monitor and troubleshoot Switch Ports for traffic, utilization and errors of a specific device. D-View pinpoints the port flow in real time and identifies their impact on the network. Ensure the devices support RFC1213 to monitor the port flow in devices. To monitor the Port Packet flow: 1.
  • Page 118: Bar Chart

    InDiscard: Number of packets which are chosen to be discarded to prevent from entering the higher-layer protocol. InErrors: Number of error packets. InUnknown Packets: Number of unclassified/unknown packets discarded. OutUcastPkts: Number of out-going packets transmitted from higher-level protocols to a subnetwork-unicast address. OutNUcastPkts: Number of out-going packets transmitted from higher-level protocols to a non-unicast address.
  • Page 119: Performance Monitor

    Grid Data The Grid Data shows the packet flow in a table format. Click Packet Info to view the packet type options. Figure 119: Port Packet Monitor: Grid Data screen Performance Monitor The Performance Monitor tool is a comprehensive bandwidth performance management application that allows you to directly view the real-time statistics of your network.
  • Page 120 Figure 120: Performance Monitor screen 2. Select the ports and then click the Errors Ratio button from the toolbar. The graph displays a list of different types of error packets. 3. Set the Port Packet options. These values are calculated tracking the number of packets received over a period of time.
  • Page 121 Line Chart The Statistical graph (X-Y) shows the usage of packets of a specified device in real time. • Port Index: Displays the number of ports of a specific device. • Port Speed: Displays the link speed between devices. • Max/Min Value: Displays the maximum/minimum number of packet flow in real time.
  • Page 122 Figure 122: Performance Monitor: Grid Data screen Data Distribution Chart The Data Distribution Chart monitors packet types of different sizes received by their designated ports. 1. Click the Data Distribution button from the toolbar. The Data Distribution Chart screen displays. Figure 123: Performance Monitor: Data Distribution Chart screen 2.
  • Page 123 • 512~1023Octets: Total number of packets received, between 512 and 1023 octets in length. • 1024~1518Octets: Total number of packets received, between 1024 and 1518 octets in length. Port Flow Chart The Port Flow Chart retrieves the statistical performance data to monitor the designated ports’...
  • Page 124: Index

  • Page 125: Index

    NDEX Activating, 41 Net Toolbox, 115 Administrator Manager, 107 NetTools, 112 Advanced Option, 72 OID Config, 73 ARP Information Retrieve, 114 Performance Monitor, 118 Batch Configuration, 72 Poll Parameters, 83 Capacity Value, 96 Port Packet Monitor, 116 Cold Start, 88 Port Status, 74 Config File Manager, 74 PORTSTATUS, 72...
  • Page 126: Technical Support

    Technical Support...
  • Page 127 Technical Support You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website. Tech Support for customers in Australia: Tel: 1300-766-868 Monday to Friday 8:00am to 8:00pm EST Saturday 9:00am to 1:00pm EST E-mail: India: Tel: 1800-222-002 Monday to Friday 9:30AM to 7:00PM
  • Page 128 Technical Support You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website. Tech Support for customers in Egypt: Tel: +202-2919035 or +202-2919047 Sunday to Thursday 9:00am to 5:00pm E-mail: Iran: Tel: +98-21-88822613 Sunday to Thursday 9:00am to 6:00pm
  • Page 129 Техническая поддержка Обновления программного обеспечения и документация доступны на Интернет-сайте D-Link. D-Link предоставляет бесплатную поддержку для клиентов в течение гарантийного срока. Клиенты могут обратиться в группу технической поддержки D-Link по телефону или через Интернет. Техническая поддержка D-Link: +495-744-00-99 Техническая поддержка через Интернет...
  • Page 130 El servicio de soporte técnico tiene presencia en numerosos países de la Región Latino América, y presta asistencia gratuita a todos los clientes de D-Link, en forma telefónica e internet, a través de la casilla Soporte Técnico Help Desk Argentina: Teléfono: 0800-12235465 Lunes a Viernes 09:00 am a 22:00 pm...
  • Page 131 Você pode encontrar atualizações de software e documentação de usuário no site da D-Link Brasil A D-Link fornece suporte técnico gratuito para clientes no Brasil durante o período de vigência da garantia deste produto. Suporte Técnico para clientes no Brasil: Telefone São Paulo +11-2185-9301...
  • Page 132 D-Link D-Link...
  • Page 133 Dukungan Teknis Update perangkat lunak dan dokumentasi pengguna dapat diperoleh pada situs web D-Link. Dukungan Teknis untuk pelanggan: Dukungan Teknis D-Link melalui telepon: Tel: +62-21-5731610 Dukungan Teknis D-Link melalui Internet: Email : Website :
  • Page 134 Technical Support You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link websites. If you require product support, we encourage you to browse our FAQ section on the Web Site before contacting the Support line. We have many FAQ’s which we...
  • Page 135 0, 12€/Min aus dem Festnetz der Deutschen Telekom. Telefonische technische Unterstützung erhalten Sie Montags bis Freitags von 09.00 bis 17.30 Uhr. Unterstützung erhalten Sie auch bei der Premiumhotline für D-Link Produkte unter der Rufnummer 09001-475767 Montag bis Freitag von 6-22 Uhr und am Wochenende von 11-18 Uhr.
  • Page 136 Vous trouverez la documentation et les logiciels les plus récents sur le site web D-Link. Vous pouvez contacter le service technique de D-Link par notre site internet ou par téléphone. Support technique destiné aux clients établis en France: Assistance technique D-Link par téléphone: 0820 0803 03 N°...
  • Page 137 Asistencia Técnica Puede encontrar las últimas versiones de software así como documentación técnica en el sitio web de D-Link. D-Link ofrece asistencia técnica gratuita para clientes residentes en España durante el periodo de garantía del producto. Asistencia Técnica de D-Link por teléfono:...
  • Page 138 Technical Support You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website. D-Link provides free technical support for customers within Benelux for the duration of the warranty period on this product. Benelux customers can contact D-Link technical support through our website, or by phone.
  • Page 139 Pomoc techniczna Najnowsze wersje oprogramowania i dokumentacji użytkownika można znaleźć w serwisie internetowym firmy D-Link. D-Link zapewnia bezpłatną pomoc techniczną klientom w Polsce w okresie gwarancyjnym produktu. Klienci z Polski mogą się kontaktować z działem pomocy technicznej firmy D-Link za pośrednictwem Internetu lub telefonicznie.
  • Page 140 URL: Teknisk Support Du kan finne programvare oppdateringer og bruker dokumentasjon på D-Links web sider. D-Link tilbyr sine kunder gratis teknisk support under produktets garantitid. Kunder kan kontakte D-Links teknisk support via våre hjemmesider, eller på tlf. Teknisk Support:...
  • Page 141 Teknisk Support Du finder software opdateringer og bruger- dokumentation på D-Link’s hjemmeside. D-Link tilbyder gratis teknisk support til kunder i Danmark i hele produktets garantiperiode. Danske kunder kan kontakte D-Link’s tekniske support via vores hjemmeside eller telefonisk. D-Link teknisk support over telefonen: Tlf.
  • Page 142 Você pode encontrar atualizações de software e documentação de utilizador no site de D-Link Portugal A D-Link fornece suporte técnico gratuito para clientes no Portugal durante o período de vigência de garantia deste produto. Suporte Técnico para clientes no Portugal: Assistência Técnica:...
  • Page 143 Τεχνική Υποστήριξη Μπορείτε να βρείτε software updates και πληροφορίες για τη χρήση των προϊόντων στις ιστοσελίδες της D-Link Η D-Link προσφέρει στους πελάτες της δωρεάν υποστήριξη στον Ελλαδικό χώρο Μπορείτε να επικοινωνείτε με το τμήμα τεχνικής υποστήριξης μέσω της ιστοσελίδας ή...