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USER MANUAL
ShareCenter™ Pulse
DNS-320
VERSION 1.0
Document Created by Nick Schuster

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  • Page 1 USER MANUAL ShareCenter™ Pulse DNS-320 VERSION 1.0 Document Created by Nick Schuster...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Table of Contents Table of Contents ...........2 Network Shares Page ............37 Adding New Network Shares ..........38 Product Overview ...........4 Quotas Page .................42 Package Contents ................4 FTP Server Page ..............44 System Requirements ..............4 FTP Access Behind a Router ..........46 Introduction ...................5...
  • Page 3 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Support Section ................78 Schedule Downloads Section ............79 Local Backups Page .............80 FTP/HTTP Downloads Page ..........82 P2P Downloads Section ..............84 Downloads Page ..............85 Setting Page .................86 Ajaxplorer Section ...............87 Launch Page .................88 Support Section ................89 Knowledge Base ..........90 Mapping a Drive ................90...
  • Page 4: Product Overview

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Product Overview Package Contents • D-Link ShareCenter Pulse 2-Bay Network Storage • CD-ROM with Manual and Software • Quick Installation Guide • Power Adapter • CAT5 Ethernet Cable Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage than the one included with the ShareCenter Pulse will cause damage and void the warranty for this product.
  • Page 5: Introduction

    UPnP AV compatible network media players. The included CD contains D-Link’s Easy Search Utility. This utility allows you to locate the ShareCenter Pulse on the network and map drives to your computer. Backup software included on the CD allows you to backup your files from a computer to the ShareCenter Pulse manually, by a schedule, or in real-time. Real-time backups are a great way to safeguard against unfortunate accidents that may result in the loss of important files.
  • Page 6 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual • Support System Logging/FTP Logging • Support Remote File Access via Built-in AjaXplorer or via FTP Server • Support Apple Time Machine • USB port support External Storage Device, Printer Server, UPS Monitoring • Support USB Copy Function •...
  • Page 7: Hardware Overview

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Hardware Overview Front View HDD2 Light Power Light USB Light Power Button HDD1 Light USB Copy Button Front Latch USB Port HDD1/HDD2 Light: These lights will be solid BLUE when drives are connected but inactive. The lights will blink when the drives are being accessed, formatted or synchronized.
  • Page 8: Rear View (Connections)

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Rear View (Connections) Cover Lock Rear Fan Cable Hook LAN Port Security Lock Power Receptacle Reset Button Cover Lock: This lock is used to remove the cover when unlocked. Locking it will restrict the removal of the top cover.
  • Page 9: Basic Installation

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Basic Installation Hardware Setup This section provides installation information for the ShareCenter Pulse. To install the ShareCenter Pulse on your local network, refer to the steps below: 1. To remove the top cover you have move the cover lock to the right.
  • Page 10 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual 5. Connect an Ethernet cable to the available Ethernet port. This cable should 6. Connect the power adapter to the power receptacle. connect the ShareCenter Pulse to your local network via a router or switch, or directly to a computer for configuration.
  • Page 11: Software Setup

    When first powered on, during the initial boot sequence, the ShareCenter Pulse will wait to be assigned an IP address via DHCP. It is recommended that you use the included D-Link Easy Search Utility when accessing and configuring the ShareCenter Pulse for the first time. If you want to change the IP address before logging in, or if you are unable to connect to the ShareCenter Pulse IP address, you can use the Easy Search Utility provided on the product CD to locate the device on your network and make any needed changes.
  • Page 12: Getting Started

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Getting Started To run the Easy Search Utility, insert the ShareCenter Pulse CD into your CD-ROM drive: Step 1: Click Easy Search Utility. Step 2: Highlight an available ShareCenter Pulse and click Configuration to access the web-based utility.
  • Page 13 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Step 3: The Login screen will appear: Type ‘admin’ for the username and leave the password field blank. Click on the ‘Configuration’ button. Step 4: When logging in to this unit for the first time, the user will be prompted to format the HDD in the device.
  • Page 14 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Step 5: The four options are: Standard, JBOD, RAID 0 and RAID 1. JBOD - Combines both hard drives in a linear fashion which will create one large volume geared towards maximum available space. RAID 0 - Combines both hard drives in a striped fashion which will create one large volume geared towards maximum performance.
  • Page 15 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Step 7: In this section the user can view the available capacity that RAID 1 can use on the hard drives installed. Then the user can configure the desired capacity to be used for the RAID 1 configuration by entering the desired capacity amount in the block provided.
  • Page 16 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual A warning message will be displayed before the procedure starts stating that hard drives will be formatted and if the user wishes to continue. Click ‘OK’ to continue. This RAID configuration starts with Initializing. Then continues to format and configure the RAID configuration.
  • Page 17: Web User Interface

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Web User Interface Setup Section Wizard: On the Wizard page the user can configure some basic settings for this device. The Storage Enclosure, provides a convenient and safe location on the network for storing data and media.
  • Page 18: Wizard Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Wizard Page The storage device has a setup Wizard that allows you to quickly configure some of the basic device settings. Click on the ‘Run Wizard’ button to start the setup wizard quick configuration. Step 1: In this window the user will be informed about the steps that will follow in this configuration.
  • Page 19 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Step 3: In this window the user must choose the Time Zone that will be used for this device from the drop-down menu. Click the ‘Next’ button to accept the changes and continue to the next step.
  • Page 20 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Step 5: In this window the user can configure the Workgroup settings used on this device. Click the ‘Next’ button to accept the changes and continue to the next step. Click the ‘Back’ button to discard the changes and return to the previous window.
  • Page 21 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Step 7: In this window the user will be informed that the setup wizard is complete and to finish the setup must click on the ‘Completed’ button. Click the ‘Completed’ button to accept the changes and continue with the restart.
  • Page 22: Lan Setup Page

    Gateway IP Address: Specify the Gateway IP Address for the ShareCenter Pulse. The Gateway IP Address is almost always the LAN address of your router. Most D-Link routers have a default LAN IP address of 192.168.0.1. DNS1: Specify the first and second DNS Addresses for the ShareCenter Pulse. A DNS Address will allow the ShareCenter Pulse to resolve names into DNS2: IP addresses.
  • Page 23 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual LLTD: The ShareCenter Pulse 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 on your ShareCenter Pulse.
  • Page 24: Time And Date Page

    Click ‘Save Settings’ after selecting your time zone. NTP Server: Network Time Protocol (NTP) synchronizes the device with an Internet time server. D-Link provides two time server for your convenience. Choose the one closest to your location. Click ‘Save Settings’ to accept these changes. Page 24...
  • Page 25: Device Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Device Page The device settings page allows you to assign a workgroup, name and description to the device. You can access this device by typing the host name in the URL section of your web browser. For example: http://dlink-d10001 Workgroup: Enter your Workgroup name here.
  • Page 26: Language Page

    (>) play button. More than one language pack can be installed, but only one language pack can be used at a time. Please Note: Keep a keen lookout on D-Link’s local website for new Language Packs. Page 26...
  • Page 27: Advanced Section

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Advanced Section User / Groups: The section allows you to create and manage user accounts and groups. Here you can set user and group privileges for specific shared folders. Up to 64 users and 10 groups can be created.
  • Page 28: User / Groups Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual User / Groups Page The Users / Groups menu is used to create and manage user and group accounts. Up to 64 users and 10 groups can be created. By default, all users have read and write access to all folders but access rules can be created in the Network Shares menu.
  • Page 29: Adding New Users

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Adding New Users The following section will describe how to add a new user on this device. To add a user click on the ‘Add’ button. A easy to configure wizard will be launched and look like...
  • Page 30 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Step 1: Here the user can enter the User Name and Password for the new user account. The password needs to be confirmed be re-entering the password in the Confirm Password field. Click on the ‘Back’ button to return to the previous window.
  • Page 31 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Step 3: Here the user can configure the appropriate Network Access settings for the user by simply ticking one of the following options. Read Only, Read Write or Deny Access. Click on the ‘Back’ button to return to the previous window.
  • Page 32 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Step 5: Here the user can configure the Quotas settings for the user account. Enter the quota amount in the block indicated in Megabytes. By entering 0Mb the quota will be set to unlimited. Click on the ‘Back’ button to return to the previous window.
  • Page 33: Adding New Groups

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Adding New Groups The following section will describe how to add a new group on this device. To add a group click on the ‘Add’ button. A easy to configure wizard will be launched and look like...
  • Page 34 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Step 1: Here the user can enter the Group Name for the new group being created. Click on the ‘Back’ button to return to the previous window. Click on the ‘Next’ button to accept the change and continue to the next window.
  • Page 35 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Step 3: Here the user can configure the appropriate Network Access settings for this group by simply ticking one of the following options. Read Only, Read Write or Deny Access. Click on the ‘Back’ button to return to the previous window.
  • Page 36 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Step 5: Here the user can configure the Quotas settings for this group. Enter the quota amount in the block indicated in Megabytes. By entering 0Mb the quota will be set to unlimited. Click on the ‘Back’ button to return to the previous window.
  • Page 37: Network Shares Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Network Shares Page The Network Shares page allows the user to configure shared folders and rights to specific users and groups. To be able to create new network access rules, the default rule must first be removed by simply selecting it and clicking on the ‘Delete’ button.
  • Page 38: Adding New Network Shares

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Adding New Network Shares The following section will describe how to add a new network share on this device. To add a network share click on the ‘Add’ button. A easy to configure wizard will be...
  • Page 39 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Step 2: Here the user can choose which user accounts or group are allowed to access this folder(s). Select ‘All account’ to allow access to this folder to all the accounts. Select ‘Specific User/group’ to only allow certain users or groups access to this folder.
  • Page 40 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Step 3: Here the user can assign privileges to this share. Opportunistic locks (oplocks) are a characteristic of the LAN Manager networking protocol implemented in the 32bit Windows family. Oplocks are guarantees made by a server for a shared logical volume to its clients. These guarantees inform the Client that a file’s content will...
  • Page 41 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Step 3-2: Here the user can configure the FTP settings for this share. FTP access can be: 1) FTP Anonymous None (No Access). 2) FTP Anonymous Read Only (Limited Access). 3) FTP Anonymous Read/Write (Full Access).
  • Page 42: Quotas Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Quotas Page The ShareCenter Pulse supports storage quotas for both groups and individual users. Assigning a quota to a group or user will limit the amount of storage they are allocated. By default, users and groups do not have a quota.
  • Page 43 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Group Quota In this window all the groups with their respective quotas Settings: will be displayed. Here the user can quickly and easily change the quota for each individual group by simply clicking on the parameter listed in the Limit column, shown here as ‘Unlimited’.
  • Page 44: Ftp Server Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual FTP Server Page The ShareCenter Pulse is equipped with a built in FTP Server. The server is easy to configure and allows users access to important data whether they are on the local network or at a remote location. The FTP server can be configured to allow user access to specific directories, and will allow up to 10 users to access the ShareCenter Pulse simultaneously.
  • Page 45 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual FTP Server Status: Here you can Start or Stop the FTP Server. If you are behind a router, you will need to forward the FTP port from the router to the ShareCenter Pulse. Additional filtering and firewall settings may need to be modified on your router to allow FTP Access to the ShareCenter Pulse from the Internet.
  • Page 46: Ftp Access Behind A Router

    FTP Access to the ShareCenter Pulse from the Internet. Once the port has been forwarded on the router, users from the internet will access the FTP server through the WAN IP address of the router. If you are using a D-Link router, such as the WBR-2310 used in the example below, your port forwarding rule should be similar to the following: Name: Type a name for the ShareCenter Pulse FTP server rule.
  • Page 47: Ftp Over Tls

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual FTP over TLS Below we’ll examine FTP over over TLS. For this example we’ll use FireFTP. FireFTP is an open-source, cross platform FTP client for Mozilla Firefox users who want to use FTP or FTPS.
  • Page 48 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Step 3: Account Name: Enter a name for this FTP connection here. Host: Enter the IP of the ShareCenter Pulse in here. Login: Enter the user’s username in here. Password: Enter the user’s password in here.
  • Page 49 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Step 5: Firefox and FireFTP will now start a series of security confirmations. The first warning should look like this. Click on the “Or you can add an exception...” button to accept the security change.
  • Page 50 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Step 8: After the certificate has been acquired click on the “Confirm Security Exception” button to finish the security confirmations. Step 9: Select the newly added FTP connection and click on the Connect option if it has not already connected by itself.
  • Page 51: Upnp Av Server Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual UPnP AV Server Page The ShareCenter Pulse features a UPnP AV Server. This server provides the ability to stream photos, music and videos to UPnP AV compatible network media players. If the server is enabled, the ShareCenter Pulse will be automatically detected by UPnP AV compatible media players on your local network.
  • Page 52 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Add: After click the ‘Add’ button, the user will be able to select certain folder that will be included in the UPnP AV Server folder list. Select the appropriate folder and click on the ‘Save Settings’...
  • Page 53: Itunes Server Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual iTunes Server Page The ShareCenter Pulse 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 ShareCenter Pulse 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 54: Time Machine Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Time Machine Page This section allows the user to configure the ShareCenter Pulse so that it becomes a backup destination in the Mac OS X Time Machine. In order to use this function, the AFP service is required. The AFP service will start automatically as soon as this function is enabled.
  • Page 55 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual In this window the user can select the path listed here and click on the ‘Next’ button to continue. In this window the user can view the path selected and click on the ‘Completed’ button to compete the wizard. Alternatively the user can click on the ‘Back’...
  • Page 56: Nfs Service Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual On this page the user can enable the Apple Filing Protocol service option. If the Time Machine option is used, this option should be enabled automatically. AFP Service : Here the user can enable the AFP Service option.
  • Page 57: Maintenance Section

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Maintenance Section Admin Password: This section allows you to set a password for your admin account. By default there is no password configured. It is highly recommended that you set an admin password in order to keep your system secure.
  • Page 58: Admin Password Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Admin Password Page The Admin menu allows you to set a password for the admin account. It is recommended to set an admin account password when first configuring the ShareCenter Pulse. Username: The administrator user name is admin, and this cannot be changed.
  • Page 59: System Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual System Page The ShareCenter Pulse System menu provides options for system restarts, saving and loading configuration settings, and idle times setting. Restart: Click on the ‘Restart’ button to reboot the device. Default: Click on the ‘Restore’ button to reset the device to its factory default settings.
  • Page 60 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Idle Time: Enter the time (in minutes) that the administrator will be allowed to remain idle while accessing the device configuration utility that users will be allowed to remain idle while accessing the download schedule settings.
  • Page 61: Firmware Upgrade Page

    The Firmware Upgrade Page makes it simple to check for new firmware releases and upload them to the device. This section provides a link to check for new firmware on the D-Link support website. If a new firmware is available, download the file to your local computer.
  • Page 62: E-Mail Alerts Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual E-mail Alerts Page With the ShareCenter Pulse E-Mail Alerts, you can configure e-mails to be sent alerting you to certain operational conditions and drive status conditions. These alerts can prove helpful with the management and safeguarding of important data.
  • Page 63 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Alert Types: Select the information you want e-mailed to the above address. The space status can be sent in intervals, while the other items will only be sent when necessary. Page 63...
  • Page 64: Power Management Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Power Management Page The ShareCenter Pulse Power Management feature allows you to configure the drives to shut down while power remains constant to the device. The drives will power up again when data is accessed.
  • Page 65: Raid Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual RAID Page The ShareCenter Pulse supports four different disk configuration types: Standard, where each drive is a unique volume, JBOD, which combines both drives in a linear fashion to create one volume, as well as RAID 0 and RAID 1.
  • Page 66: Raid Configuration - Standard

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual RAID Configuration - Standard Standard: There are 4 types of RAID configuration to choose from, Standard, JBOD, RAID 0 and RAID 1. This section covers the Standard configuration. Select A RAID Type: Standard configuration creates two separate volumes (or one volume if only one hard drive is present).
  • Page 67: Raid Configuration - Jbod

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual RAID Configuration - JBOD JBOD: There are 4 types of RAID configuration to choose from, Standard, JBOD, RAID 0 and RAID 1. This section covers the JBOD configuration. Select A RAID Type: JBOD combines both hard drives in a linear fashion which will create one large volume geared towards maximum available space.
  • Page 68: Raid Configuration - Raid 0

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual RAID Configuration - RAID 0 RAID 0: There are 4 types of RAID configuration to choose from, Standard, JBOD, RAID 0 and RAID 1. This section covers the RAID 0 configuration. Select A RAID Type:...
  • Page 69: Raid Configuration - Raid 1

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual RAID Configuration - RAID 1 RAID 1: There are 4 types of RAID configuration to choose from, Standard, JBOD, RAID 0 and RAID 1. This section covers the RAID 1 configuration. Select A RAID Type: RAID 1 mirrors the hard drives for redundancy.
  • Page 70 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual After the configuration has completed the user will be prompted to click on the ‘Finish’ button. Auto-Rebuild Auto-Rebuild allows a degraded RAID 1 array to be Configuration: automatically rebuilt when the failed hard drive is replaced by automatically restoring data from the existing hard drive to the newly inserted hard drive.
  • Page 71: Dynamic Dns Page

    Re-enter your password or key. Status: Displays your DDNS status. 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.
  • Page 72: Disk Diagnostic Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Disk Diagnostic Page S.M.A.R.T stands for “Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology”. This is a system on a hard drive used to monitor and report on the health of the drive. If the HDD is grayed out, then it does not support S.M.A.R.T.
  • Page 73 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual S.M.A.R.T Result: After the S.M.A.R.T test finished, the ‘Result’ will be displayed. Schedule: By clicking the ‘Create Schedule” button the user can create a S.M.A.R.T test schedule where this test will run automatically at the configured time.
  • Page 74: Status Section

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Status Section System Info: View a summary of the device information here. Hard Drive Info: View a summary of the hard drive information here. Logs: Use this option to view the NAS system logs and the FTP logs.
  • Page 75: System Info Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual System Info Page View a summary of the device information here. LAN Info: Displays the local network settings of the ShareCenter Pulse. Device Info: Displays the workgroup, name, description and current temperature of the ShareCenter Pulse.
  • Page 76: Hard Drive Info Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Hard Drive Info Page This section will display a summary of the hard drive(s) currently installed in the ShareCenter Pulse. The summary will include information such as the hard drive manufacturer, model, serial number, temperature, total capacity size, and status. The “Status”...
  • Page 77: Logs Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Logs Page Use this option to view the NAS system logs and the FTP logs. System Log: View the System log. Page 77...
  • Page 78: Support Section

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Support Section Support: In the Support Section, the user can find more information about every feature listed on this device. Page 78...
  • Page 79: Schedule Downloads Section

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Schedule Downloads Section Local Backups: Schedule local file and folder backups from the local network share. Always test the URL before applying changes. This will help to ensure a successful download. FTP/HTTP Downloads: Schedule file and folder backups from an FTP server, web server, or local network share.
  • Page 80: Local Backups Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Local Backups Page Schedule local file and folder backups from the local network share of the device or from the local computer. Always test the URL before applying changes. This will help to ensure a successful download.
  • Page 81 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Schedule List: The Schedule List will display all completed, active, and pending scheduled downloads and backups. In this window the user can also modify an entry by clicking on the ‘Edit’ button, and remove an entry by clicking on the ‘Delete’...
  • Page 82: Ftp/Http Downloads Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual FTP/HTTP Downloads Page Schedule file and folder backups from an FTP server, web server, or local network share. Always test the URL before applying changes. This will help to ensure a successful download. Category: Use the radio buttons to select the type of server that the source files/folders for the Schedule Downloads are located on.
  • Page 83 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Rename: If you would like to rename a file after it has been downloaded from the specified HTTP/FTP server, enter the name you would like the file to be renamed to in this field. Language: Use the drop-down menu to select the language used in the file or folder that you are trying to download.
  • Page 84: P2P Downloads Section

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual P2P Downloads Section Downloads: On this page the user can add, view and remove current downloads. Setting: On this page the user can configure the P2P download manager settings. Page 84...
  • Page 85: Downloads Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Downloads Page Here the user can configure the Peer-to-Peer download manager settings. Add torrent from URL: In the field provided you can copy and paste a link to a torrent file hosted on the internet. The BitTorrent download manager will add the torrent file to the download manager and being downloading your files.
  • Page 86: Setting Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Setting Page On this page the user can configure the P2P download manager settings. P2P: Here the user can enable or disable the peer to peer function. Start/Stop: In the block provided the user can configure the running schedule for P2P downloads.
  • Page 87: Ajaxplorer Section

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Ajaxplorer Section Launch: This section allows you to configure the AjaXplorer function. AjaXplorer is a file explorer that allows you to remotely manage the files stored under the AjaXplorer folder by using a web browser.
  • Page 88: Launch Page

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Launch Page On this page you can launch the AjaXplorer. Launch Interface: To launch the AjaXplorer’s Interface for configuration, click on the ‘Launch Interface’ button. Below is what the Interface looks like. You will now be able to upload, download, rename, copy, move, delete, or create files and folders on your NAS.
  • Page 89: Support Section

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Support Section Support: In the Support Section, the user can find more information about every feature listed on this device. Page 89...
  • Page 90: Knowledge Base

    Knowledge Base Mapping a Drive You can use the D-Link Easy Search Utility to map drives to your computer. Insert the DNS-320 CD into your CD-ROM drive. 2. Highlight an available ShareCenter Pulse. Available volumes will be displayed under Drive Mapping. Highlight the volume you want to map. Select an available drive letter from the drop-down menu and click Connect.
  • Page 91: Replacing Or Adding A New Hard Drive

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Replacing or Adding a New Hard Drive It is recommended that you backup your important files before replacing or adding a new hard drive to the ShareCenter Pulse. Replacing a Hard Drive: Please make sure the power is off before replacing a hard drive. After you have installed the new drive, turn on the ShareCenter Pulse and then connect to the Web UI. The ShareCenter Pulse will prompt you to format the new drive (Standard, RAID 1 mode) or both drives (JBOD, RAID 0 mode).
  • Page 92: What Is Raid

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual What is RAID? RAID, short for Redundant Array of Independent Disks, is a combination of two or more disks with the aim of providing fault tolerance and improving performance. There are several different levels of RAID, with each providing a different method of sharing or distributing data amongst the drives. The ShareCenter Pulse supports RAID levels 0 and RAID 0 RAID 0 provides data striping, which spreads out blocks of data over both drives, but does not provide data redundancy.
  • Page 93: Raid 1 - Auto Rebuilding

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual RAID 1 - Auto Rebuilding When a hard drive fails or becomes corrupted RAID 1 provides a the feature to enable the Auto Rebuild configuration. This configuration will take the information from one of the existing hard drives and rebuild the new hard drive with the same information to get the RAID 1 configuration completed.
  • Page 94 D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual RAID 1 - Auto Rebuilding (continued) Step 2: After clicking the Manually Rebuild Now button the Syncronizing will start and take some time to finish. Monitoring: To monitor the progress of the Auto Rebuilding process you can go to STATUS >...
  • Page 95: Yahoo! Widget Installation

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Yahoo! Widget Installation D-Link provides an added feature to the ShareCenter called a Yahoo! Widget. What is a Yahoo Widget? Yahoo! Widgets are free application platforms that can be used in Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. The engine uses a JavaScript runtime environment combined with an XML interpreter to run small applications referred to as widgets, and hence is part of a class of software applications called widget engines.
  • Page 96: Yahoo! Widget Display

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Yahoo! Widget Display The D-Link Widget is mainly used for monitoring the activities taking place on your ShareCenter Pulse. System: In the System window information about your Computer, ShareCenter Pulse, IP Address, Firmware Version and Current Operational Temperature are displayed.
  • Page 97: Technical Spesifications

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Technical Spesifications Physical and Environmental Hardware Operating Temp : 0 ~ 40°C Power Adapter : 12V/4A Operating Humidity : 90% Maximum (Non-condensing) Ethernet Port : 1 x 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet Port Storage Temp : -20 ~ 50°C...
  • Page 98: Contacting Technical Support

    • 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. For customers within the United States:...
  • Page 99: Warranty

    Period or ninety (90) days, whichever is longer, and is subject to the same limitations and exclusions. If a material defect is incapable of correction, or if D-Link determines that it is not practical to repair or replace the defective Hardware, the actual price paid by the original purchaser for the defective Hardware will be refunded by D-Link upon return to D-Link of the defective Hardware.
  • Page 100 • The customer must submit with the product as part of the claim a written description of the Hardware defect or Software nonconformance in sufficient detail to allow D-Link to confirm the same, along with proof of purchase of the product (such as a copy of the dated purchase invoice for the product) if the product is not registered.
  • Page 101 Damage that occurs in shipment, due to act of God, failures due to power surge, and cosmetic damage; Any hardware, software, firmware or other products or services provided by anyone other than D-Link; and Products that have been purchased from inventory clearance or liquidation sales or other sales in which D-Link, the sellers, or the liquidators expressly disclaim their warranty obligation pertaining to the product.
  • Page 102 No part of this publication or documentation accompanying this product may be reproduced in any form or by any means or used to make any derivative such as translation, transformation, or adaptation without permission from D-Link Corporation/D-Link Systems, Inc., as stipulated by the United States Copyright Act of 1976 and any amendments thereto.
  • Page 103: Registration

    D-Link ShareCenter Pulse User Manual Registration Product registration is entirely voluntary and failure to complete or return this form will not diminish your warranty rights. Page 103...