™ My Net N600, N750, and N900 Routers User Manual...
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IMPORTANT USER INFORMATION Important User Information Important Safety Instructions This device is designed and manufactured to assure personal safety. Improper use can result in electric shock or fire hazard. The safeguards incorporated into this unit will protect you if you observe the following instructions for installation, use, and servicing. Read these instructions.
IMPORTANT USER INFORMATION Recording Your WD Product Information In the following table, write the serial and model numbers of your new WD product. You can find this information on the label on the bottom of the device. You should also note the date of purchase.
Getting Started Features The WD My Net dual band routers (My Net N600, N750, and N900 Pro) look similar, their user interfaces are similar, and they work in much the same way. The table below summarizes the features that are different are different.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW Exclusive FasTrack™ and FasTrack Plus technology – Instantly detect entertainment traffic and deliver smart real-time prioritization for smooth HD streaming to your smart TV, tablet, smartphone, computers, and other Wi-Fi connected devices. Plug USB storage and printers into your router – Gives you the flexibility to add storage and share files as well as to connect a printer and print from any computer within your network.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW Package Contents In addition to your router, the package contains: Network (Ethernet) cable AC Power adapter Setup CD containing setup software, additional software, and product documentation Quick Install Guide on the CD cover Quick Install Guide My Net Router Setup CD AC power adapter Ethernet cable...
Installing Installing Removing Removing Components Front Panel The front panels of the My Net N600, My Net N750, and My Net N900 routers are identical. Wi-Fi Protected Setup Power LED Internet LED (WPS) button Wireless LED Wi-Fi Protected Setup LED...
Protected Setup) button Back Panel The back panels of the three My Net router models are similar except for the number of USB and Ethernet ports. My Net N600 router Link LED (Green) Ethernet ports USB 2.0 port Power button...
PRODUCT OVERVIEW My Net N750 router Link LED (Green) Activity LED (Yellow) Power button Ethernet ports USB 2.0 ports Internet port Power port My Net N900 router Link LED (Green) Activity LED (Yellow) Power button USB 2.0 ports Ethernet ports Internet port Power port Component...
PRODUCT OVERVIEW Port LEDS Component Description Ethernet ports Link LED (Green) Steady on when a cable connects the port to a network device’s Ethernet port. Activity LED (Yellow) Blinks to indicate network activity on that Ethernet port. Internet port Link LED (Green) On when a cable connects the port to the modem.
GETTING STARTED Getting Started This chapter contains the following topics: Installing the Router on the Network Using the Setup CD Using a Browser for Setup (Windows or Mac) Installing WD Software from the CD (Optional) Installing the Router on the Network Two methods install the My Net router on your network: Setup CD –...
GETTING STARTED EasySetup.exe 4. Double-click the CD, and then double-click to display the Choose your setup option screen. 5. Continue to “Setting up a New Router” below. Setting up a New Router Set up a new router 1. On the Choose your setup option screen, click .
GETTING STARTED 2. Make sure that your router is connected properly and click Confirm. 3. The utility checks your connection to the router and the Internet. When both connections are confirmed, click Next. 4. Follow the instructions in the Easy Setup wizard for configuring the router’s wireless settings: 5.
GETTING STARTED 6. Click Next to complete the router's wireless settings. 7. On the Setup Complete screen, do one of the following: a. Check online for the latest firmware for your router or go to the software installation menu and select the appropriate check box(es). Note: For more information on these processes, see “Updating the Router’s Firmware”...
GETTING STARTED Using a Browser for Setup (Windows or Mac) To connect a Mac computer to a My Net router you must use a browser. Note: Windows users can set up the router using a browser instead of Easy Setup. The initial physical connection may be wired, as described in “Connecting the Router Physically”...
GETTING STARTED Connecting to the Router Wirelessly (WD SSID) If you are using a desktop computer with a wireless card or a laptop computer with wireless capability, you can connect wirelessly to the router immediately. The same is true of mobile wireless devices with Wi-Fi enabled.
GETTING STARTED Make sure that your router is connected properly and click Confirm. 5. When both connections are confirmed, click Next. 6. Follow the installation wizard’s instructions. MY NET ROUTERS USER MANUAL...
GETTING STARTED 7. When the Set up Wireless screen displays, you can change the Network Name (SSID) and Security Mode for more protection. (See “Configuring Wireless Settings” on page 24 for more information.) Note: If you do so, you will have to connect your computer or wireless device to the new SSID.
GETTING STARTED Installing WD Software from the CD (Optional) Easy Setup (Windows) Use Easy Setup to install additional WD software on a Windows computer at any time. 1. Start Easy Setup as described in “Using the Setup CD” on page 10. 2.
GETTING STARTED 2. Click Continue to display the Standard Install on “Macintosh HD” screen, which provides several options: To change the where the applications should be installed, click Change Install Location. To customize the installation, click Customize and select the applications you want to install.
BASIC SETTINGS AND TASKS Basic Settings and Tasks This chapter contains the following topics: Opening My Dashboard After Setup Understanding My Dashboard Opening My Dashboard After Setup Connecting to the Internet Configuring Wireless Settings Setting Up External Storage Adding a Device Opening My Dashboard After Setup To open the My Net router dashboard after initial configuration: 1.
BASIC SETTINGS AND TASKS Understanding My Dashboard Basic Dashboard Icons The icons at the top of the screen open modules and wizards for performing important tasks. The red Alert icon at the upper right of the screen displays notices concerning the router.
BASIC SETTINGS AND TASKS Reviewing Current Settings The My Dashboard’s home screen is a simple snapshot of the router’s configuration with the most essential information in one screen. It includes summary information for wireless settings, Internet status, guest network, parental control, and attached hard drive(s). 1.
BASIC SETTINGS AND TASKS Setting Description Attached Storage Status of a storage device connected to the router’s USB port. Internet Security and Parental Control If status is Enabled, this feature controls access status to the Internet by restricting dangerous or undesirable web access.
BASIC SETTINGS AND TASKS Configuring Wireless Settings Once you configure wireless settings on the router, you can easily connect wireless devices such as notebooks, laptops, tablets, PDAs, or smart phones to the Internet and to other devices on the network. To configure basic wireless settings: 1.
BASIC SETTINGS AND TASKS Setting Description Security Mode Type of security applied to the wireless network. The default is WPA-Personal/WPA2-Personal. WPA (Wi-Fi Protected Access) and WPA2 are security protocols that use a dynamically changing key. WPA2 is the second generation protocol that uses stronger AES (Advanced Encryption Standard) encryption.
BASIC SETTINGS AND TASKS Next 3. Click to display a list of connected storage devices. Next 4. Select the device you want to set up and click to display the Step 3. Share function for storage screen. Note: If the storage device is locked, enter the device’s password as prompted. 5.
BASIC SETTINGS AND TASKS 7. Click Next to save your settings. Finish 8. On the Step 4 screen, click . The My Dashboard home screen appears. Adding a Device To connect a WPS-enabled wireless device, press the WPS button on the front of the router or enter a PIN on the device’s Wi-Fi connection page.
BASIC SETTINGS AND TASKS To connect a WPS-enabled device: 1. Click the Click here to connect using WPS link to display the screen shown below: 2. Select one of the two WPS methods: a. Method 1: Press the WPS button on the front of the router or click the virtual button on this screen.
BASIC SETTINGS AND TASKS 2. Using the values shown on the screen, enter the following into your wireless device’s Wi-Fi connection screen as prompted: The Wi-Fi network SSID for the wireless network you want to use The password for the wireless network you selected Note: By default there is no password.
ADVANCED SETTINGS Advanced Settings Advanced Settings icon takes you to screens and icons for entering more detailed settings and configuring more advanced functions than those discussed in the previous chapter. Note: Another way to access the Advanced Settings screen is to click the arrow to the right of the setting on the basic screen.
ADVANCED SETTINGS Advanced WAN (Internet) Category Screen Descriptions Internet Status – View current Internet connection details. Allows you to renew or release a DHCP IP Address or to connect or disconnect a PPTP/PPPoE connection. Internet Setup – Configure your Internet connection type. IPv6 Status –...
ADVANCED SETTINGS DHCP IP Address IP address assigned dynamically by a DHCP server. Renew Click the button to renew the address or the Release button to return it to the pool for other clients. Connection Up Time Days, hours, minutes, and seconds the connection has been active.
ADVANCED SETTINGS Internet Connection Type: Dynamic IP (DHCP) Primary DNS Server The primary DNS Server address is configured and maintained by your ISP. Contact your ISP for this information. Secondary DNS Server The secondary DNS Server address is configured and maintained by your ISP.
ADVANCED SETTINGS MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) Size (in bytes) of the largest protocol data unit that can be transmitted over the network. MAC Address Unique identification number assigned to the router by the manufacturer. Clone Your computer’s MAC Address button: Copies the MAC address of the computer that are you currently using into the MAC address field.
ADVANCED SETTINGS IPv6 Status Screen IPv6 Connection Information IPv6 Connection Type Click to select Static IPv6, Auto (SLAAC/DHCPv6), PPPoE or Link-local Only connection type to connect to your ISP. Check with your ISP for this information. IPv6 Default Gateway The IPv6 address of the gateway device to which your router is connected.
ADVANCED SETTINGS Advanced Wireless Category Screen Descriptions Wireless Setup – Change wireless settings and turn SSID Broadcast and WMM QoS On or Off. Wi-Fi Protected Setup – Add a new wireless device into this network using the WPS push button or PIN; generate a new PIN or set it to the default value. Guest Access –...
ADVANCED SETTINGS Wireless Setup Screen Wireless 2.4 GHz and Wireless 5 GHz Network Name (SSID) Name given to the wireless network. Security Mode Type of security being applied to the wireless network. Options include WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)-Personal, WPA2-Personal, WPA-Personal, WPA/WPA2-Personal (default), WPA-Enterprise, WPA2-Enterprise, and WPA/WPA2-Enterprise.
ADVANCED SETTINGS Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) Screen Add new wireless device into this network Router/Access Point: PIN Personal identification number for WPS authentication. Code Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) Enable WPS Enable the router to establish a secure connection to other WPS-enabled Wi-Fi devices.
ADVANCED SETTINGS Screen Descriptions Host and LAN Settings – View and change host name, subnet mask, and LAN IP address, and enable DNS (Domain Name System) relay. DHCP Server Settings – Enable or disable DHCP server, which provides the IP address to the LAN-side computers dynamically, when your router is working in router mode Device and Client Tables View the DHCP client table.
ADVANCED SETTINGS Device Name Name of the device attached to your network. Lease Time Amount of time remaining for the client’s IP address lease. Manual Add Device IP address IP address of the device being added on your network. MAC Address Unique identifier of the device being added.
Remove the storage safely Storage Port Number of the port to which the storage device is attached. My Net N600 has one USB port; My Net N750 and My Net N900 have two USB ports. Device name Name of the storage device.
ADVANCED SETTINGS Security Settings Category Screen Descriptions Firewall – Set up a firewall for this router to block specific incoming or outgoing traffic by IP address and/or ports. DMZ – Set up a DMZ (Demilitarized Zone) to allow computers behind the router firewall to be accessible to Internet traffic.
ADVANCED SETTINGS Firewall Screen Create Firewall Rules Name Name to identify the firewall rule. Source Local network (LAN) or Internet (WAN). Source IP Range Range of IP addresses where the traffic initiates. Protocol Protocol that will be applied in the firewall rule. Available options are All, TCP, UDP, and ICMP.
ADVANCED SETTINGS DMZ Screen Computer Name Name assigned to the computer for easier identification. Click the computer name to populate its MAC address. Internet Security & Parental Controls Screen Parental Controls Enable parental control Toggle the button to On. Router location From the drop-down list, select the region where the router is located: EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa)
Routing – Define static routes to specific destinations. FasTrack QoS – (My Net N600 and N750 routers) Configure QoS powered by WD FasTrack QoS technology. This engine improves your media applications and online game experience by prioritizing your game traffic over other network traffic, such as Web traffic.
Gateway Enter the Gateway IP address through which this router can be reached. The Gateway IP should be reachable from your router. FasTrak QoS Screen (My Net N600/My Net N750 Routers) Enable QoS Enable QoS Enable or disable the QoS application to prioritize different client applications/traffic types over the Internet.
ADVANCED SETTINGS Priority When creating a rule, select the precedence in which the application or device sends data over the network compared to other applications or devices. The default value is 1-Highest. Type From the drop-down list, select the option that specifies whether the rule applies to a connected device or to an application.
ADVANCED SETTINGS Enhanced WMM Screen (My Net N900 Router) Enhanced WMM Setup Enable Enhanced WMM Enhanced WMM is enabled by default. This feature prioritizes the traffic of various wireless (WI-Fi) applications. Classification Rules Name Name given to the service/client for the classification entry. Priority When creating a rule, select the precedence in which the application or device sends data over the network compared to...
ADVANCED SETTINGS Admin Category Screen Descriptions Administrator – The admin account manages the router interface. The admin has read/write access and can create passwords. The default password is password; to keep your router secure, it is a best practice to create a new password. See “Changing the Administrator's Password”...
ADVANCED SETTINGS Administrator Screen Admin Password Original Password Enter the existing password for the admin (administrator) account. password The default is (all lower case). New Password/Verify New Type the same new password for each. Password Administration Enable HTTPS Server Click to enable or disable Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS), a combination of Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) with SSL/TLS protocol.
ADVANCED SETTINGS Firmware Update Screen Firmware Information Current Firmware Version Version of the router’s current firmware. Current Firmware Date Date of current firmware. Check Online Now for Click Update Now to update your router's firmware to the Latest Firmware Version version displayed.
ADVANCED SETTINGS Registration Screen Registration First Name, Last Name, Enter your first and last name and email address. Click Register. Email Address Log Screen Save Log File Save Log File to Local Hard After generating a system log file, click Save. Drive Log Level Log Level...
ADVANCED SETTINGS Subnet Mask The subnet mask is used to control how many subnetworks can exist in your local network. The more subnetworks there are, the fewer the hosts you can have per subnet. Default Gateway IP address of the router to which this device is connected while configured as an extender.
PERFORMING ADVANCED TASKS Performing Advanced Tasks This chapter describes the most important tasks the administrator performs in setting up and maintaining the My Net router. It includes the following topics: Enabling Guest Access Setting Up Parental Controls Changing the Administrator's Password Accessing Files Stored on an Attached USB Drive Updating the Router’s Firmware Restoring the Router to Factory Defaults...
PERFORMING ADVANCED TASKS 3. For the wireless 2.4 GHz and/or 5 GHz band, toggle the On/Off button to turn access 4. Specify the following: Setting Description Guest Network SSID Accept the default value or enter another name for the wireless network.
PERFORMING ADVANCED TASKS 4. For Device location, select the region where the router is located. 5. Click Apply. The screen expands to enable you to register the router and the devices using the router. 6. In the Router Registration section, enter your email address and click Register Router. After registration takes place, open the confirmation that was sent to your email address.
PERFORMING ADVANCED TASKS 8. The main Parental Controls screen displays. 9. In the Device Information table, select the devices you want to register for parental controls. 10. Click Register Device (at bottom of screen). 11. Click the WD Internet Parental Controls Policy Management link in the middle of the page to launch the Device List View screen.
PERFORMING ADVANCED TASKS User Information On the Device List View screen, click UserInfo to display the User Information Setting screen. 1. (Optional) Update the User name, Password and Password reset information as desired. 2. Click Confirm to return to the Device List View screen. Safe/Block List Setting The Safe/Block List Setting enables you to enter up to 60 URLs and designate them as safe or blocked.
PERFORMING ADVANCED TASKS 2. Enter the URLs of sites to which you want to control access and select either Safe or Block. 3. Click Save. The Device List view appears. Time Block The Time block enables you to filter web sites by time range. The web filtering levels include: All –...
PERFORMING ADVANCED TASKS Note: Use the Update button to change the Filtering Level for the whole table. For example, if you click Maximum and then Update, the Time Block Policy table changes all times within the time range to Maximum. The filtering level affects the whole table if you set the time range from 12 A.M.
PERFORMING ADVANCED TASKS Changing the Administrator's Password It is a good practice to change the administrator’s password for accessing and managing the router. To change the administrator’s password: 1. Click the Advanced Settings icon and then the Administrator icon to display the Admin/Administrator screen.
PERFORMING ADVANCED TASKS Using WD Quick View (Windows or Mac) Once you install WD Quick View, you can use a shortcut to access your files and folders on an attached storage device. Windows 1. Right-or left-click the WD Quick View icon in the system tray to display a menu.
PERFORMING ADVANCED TASKS 2. Select Open 3. If you are prompted for a username and password, enter the username and password that you created when you set up external storage. If a password was not created, select or enter guest. Click Connect. 4.
PERFORMING ADVANCED TASKS Using a Browser (PC) To access the files stored on a USB drive connected to the router, make sure that the drive was properly set up as described in “Setting Up External Storage” on page 25. After the setup is complete, access it through the network as follows: Windows XP 1.
PERFORMING ADVANCED TASKS 4. If you are prompted for a username and password, enter the username and password that you created when you set up external storage. If a password was not created, select or enter guest. Click Connect. Updating the Router’s Firmware Note: For best results, upload the firmware using a wired connection.
PERFORMING ADVANCED TASKS To update from a file: 1. Locate the firmware file on the WD Support site at http://support.wdc.com and download it to your computer. 2. On the router screen, browse to the firmware file you saved and click Open. The file name displays in the browser field on the router screen.
PERFORMING ADVANCED TASKS 3. Scroll to the bottom of the screen and click Reboot. Using the Router as an Access Point You can use your My Net router as an extender or access point (AP). Extender mode can: Add wireless coverage to a home network without wireless coverage. Expand a home network’s wireless coverage.
PERFORMING ADVANCED TASKS 4. To configure LAN Connection Type, select Dynamic IP (DHCP) (default) or Static IP, complete the required fields, and click Save. (See “” on page 53 for details.) The screen informs you of how long the process will take. The router reboots, and the login screen displays.
PERFORMING ADVANCED TASKS 8. Click the Device and Client Table tab. The table lists all of the client devices (wired/ wireless) and displays the number of devices connected along with the IP address and MAC address of each device. To manually assign a device a DHCP IP address: 1.
PERFORMING ADVANCED TASKS Configuring UPnP UPnP enables networked devices to discover each other and start working together on a network. To enable UPnP: 1. Click the Advanced Settings icon and then the Additional Features icon. 2. Click the Network UPnP tab. 3.
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PERFORMING ADVANCED TASKS 3. Enter the following information for each port forwarding rule you create: Port Forwarding Rules Enabled Select the check box to enable the port forwarding rule. Clear the check box to disable. Application Name From the drop-down list, select the application whose data you want to forward to the client on your local network.
INSTALLING AND USING WD PRINT SHARE Installing and Using WD Print Share 1 3 4 4 5 7 Your My Net router can share a printer, a multi-function printer, or a scanner with computers on your network. Just connect the printer/scanner to an available USB port on the router, install the printer/scanner manufacturer’s software, and then install WD Print Share software on each computer that will share the printer/scanner.
INSTALLING AND USING WD PRINT SHARE Using WD Print Share Using an Auto-Connected Printer By default, the printer is in Auto-Connected mode, which allows the computer to be connected to the printer only when you send a print job to the printer. Another user in the network can use the printer while you are disconnected.
TROUBLESHOOTING Troubleshooting Problem Solution The power LED does not illuminate. 1. Ensure that the power cord is correctly connected to the router. 2. Ensure that the electrical outlet is working properly. To do this, plug a different electronic device into the outlet and try to power it on.
REGULATORY AND WARRANTY INFORMATION Regulatory and Warranty Information This chapter contains the following topics: Regulatory Compliance Warranty Information (All Regions Except Australia/New Zealand) Warranty Information (Australia/New Zealand only) Environmental Compliance (China) Regulatory Compliance Federal Communication Commission Interference Statement This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
REGULATORY AND WARRANTY INFORMATION CAUTION: To comply with FCC RF exposure compliance requirements, the antenna used for this transmitter must be installed to provide a separation distance of at least 20 cm from all persons and must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter. Note: The country code selection is for non-US models only and is not available for all US models.
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Length: 8.3" (219 mm) Width: 5.4" (138 mm) Height: 1.4" (35 mm) Weight: My Net N600: 0.71 lb (0.32 Kg) My Net N750: 0.75 lb (0.34 Kg) Power supply Input voltage: 100V to 240V AC Input frequency: 50 to 60 Hz...
APPENDIX: TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS My Net N900 Ethernet 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet I/O ports (7) Ethernet (RJ-45) ports USB ports (2) USB 2.0 ports Supported operating Windows XP with Service Pack 3 systems Windows Vista with Service Pack 2 Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 Mac OS X Leopard Mac OS X Snow Leopard Mac OS X Lion...
5 parental controls 56 CD, getting started with 10 port forwarding 71 changing admin password 62 N600 and N750 45 closing an Advanced Settings screen 30 N900 45 components 8 power adapters 6 connecting to the Internet 23...
Dynamic DNS 35 Enhanced WMM (My Net N900) 49 warranty 82 FasTrack Plus QoS (My Net N900) 48 warranty, Australia/New Zealand 82 FasTrak QoS (My Net N600/N750) 47 WD Print Share 4 Firewall 43 WD Print share Firmware Update 52...
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