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  • Page 1 Table of Contents D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    NETWORKING BASICS ..................... 72 WAN..........................39 LAN ..........................41 IP A ................... 72 HECK DDRESS NAT..........................42 IP A ................73 TATICALLY SSIGN AN DDRESS Virtual Servers ......................42 Port Triggering.......................43 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION ................. 74 DMZ Host.......................43 ADSL STANDARDS...................... 74 ........................44 ECURITY D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 3: Package Contents

    • One straight-through Ethernet cable • One Quick Installation Guide Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage rating than the one included with the DSL-2540U will cause damage and void the warranty for this product. System Requirements • ADSL Internet service •...
  • Page 4: F Eatures

    This eliminates the need to reconfigure every host whenever changes in network topology occur. • Network Address Translation (NAT) – For small office environments, the DSL-2540U allows multiple users on the LAN to access the Internet concurrently through a single Internet account. This provides Internet access to everyone in the office for the price of a single user.
  • Page 5 • Telnet Connection – The Telnet enables a network manager to access the Router’s management software remotely. • Easy Installation – The DSL-2540U uses a web-based graphical user interface program for convenient management access and easy set up. Any common web browser software can be used to manage the Router.
  • Page 6: Hardware Overview

    To manually reset, Use the adapter shipped with the Use the Ethernet port to connect the Router to a computer or an depress button with Router to connect to power Ethernet LAN the power on for source D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 7: Leds

    A blinking green light activity currently passing through the System failure is indicated by either indicates that ADLS is attempting to Ethernet port. a steady green or dark light. sync. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 8: Installation

    Before You Begin Please read and make sure you understand all the prerequisites for proper installation of your new Router. Have all the necessary information and equipment on hand before beginning the installation. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 9: Installation Notes

    Operating Systems The DSL-2540U uses an HTML-based web interface for setup and management. The web configuration manager may be accessed using any operating system capable of running web browser software, including Windows 98 SE, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Vista.
  • Page 10 LAN side of the bridge, such as a PC, a server, a gateway device such as a router or similar firewall hardware. The IP address can be assigned in a number of ways. Your network service provider will give you instructions about any additional connection software or NIC configuration that may be required. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 11: Information You Will Need From Your Adsl Service Provider

    ADSL, ADSL2, and ADSL2+ modulation. Security Protocol This is the method your ADSL service provider will use to verify your Username and Password when you log on to their network. Your Router supports the PAP and CHAP protocols. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 12 ADSL service provider’s network and your computer. If you are setting up the Router for multiple virtual connections, you will need to configure the VPI and VCI as instructed by your ADSL service provider for the additional connections. This setting can be changed in the WAN Settings window of the web management interface. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 13: Information You Will Need About Dsl-2540U

    IP address used for DHCP service on the LAN when DHCP is enabled. LAN Subnet Mask for the DSL-2540U This is the subnet mask used by the DSL-2540U, and will be used throughout your LAN. The default subnet mask is 255.255.255.0. This can be changed later.
  • Page 14: Information You Will Need About Your Lan Or Computer

    Ethernet NIC If your computer has an Ethernet NIC, you can connect the DSL-2540U to this Ethernet port using an Ethernet cable. You can also use the Ethernet ports on the DSL-2540U to connect to other computer or Ethernet devices.
  • Page 15: D Evice I Nstallation

    Device Installation The DSL-2540U connects two separate physical interfaces, an ADSL (WAN) and an Ethernet (LAN) interface. Place the Router in a location where it can be connected to the various devices as well as to a power source. The Router should not be located where it will be exposed to moisture or excessive heat.
  • Page 16: Factory Reset Button

    MDI-X ports (1x, 2x, etc.) with a crossed cable. Computer to Router Connection You can connect the Router directly to a 10/100BASE-TX Ethernet adapter card (NIC) installed on a PC using the Ethernet cable provided. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 17: Configuration

    Section 3 – Configuration Configuration This section will show you how to configure your new D-Link Router using the web-based configuration utility. Web-based Configuration Utility Connect to the Router The default IP address for ADSL MODEM is: 192.168.1.1; The Subnet Mask is:255.255.255.0. Users can configure ADSL MODEM through an Internet browser.
  • Page 18: Device Info

    Section 3 – Configuration Device Info To access the Device Info window, click either the Device Info or Summary button in the Device Info directory. The following page opens: D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 19: Wan

    This window displays the current status of your DSL connection, including the software version, LAN IP address, and DNS server address. To access the WAN Info window, click the WAN button in the Device Info directory. This window displays the current status of your WAN connection. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 20: S Tatistics

    Statistics button to refresh these statistics. This window displays the Router’s WAN statistics. Click the Reset Statistics button to refresh these statistics. This window displays the Router’s ATM statistics. Click the Reset button to refresh these statistics. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 21 Section 3 – Configuration This window displays the Router’s ADSL statistics. Click the Reset Statistics button to refresh these statistics. Click the ADSL BER Test button to access the ADSL Bit Error Rate Test window displayed below: D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 22: Tatistics Route

    To access the Device Info – ARP window, click the ARP button in the Device Info directory. This read-only window displays Address Resolution Protocol info. DHCP To access the Device Info – DHCP Leases window, click the DHCP button in the Device Info directory. This read-only window displays DHCP lease info. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 23: Quick Setup

    Identifier, Virtual Path Identifier, and Virtual Channel Identifier. The VPI and VCI values should be provided by your ISP. This window also allows you to enable QoS by ticking the Enable Quality of Service check box. Click the Next button to continue. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 24 Encapsulation Mode. Click the Next button to continue. QUICK SETUP – BRIDGING To enable bridging, tick the Enable Bridge Service check box and enter a Service Name. To disable WAN service, unselect the check box. Click the Next button to continue. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 25 QUICK SETUP – BRIDGING This window allows you to configure the Router IP address and subnet mask for your LAN. Once you have entered an IP address and subnet mask, click the Next button to continue. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 26 QUICK SETUP – PPPoA Click the PPP over ATM (PPPoA) radio button on this window. This window also allows you to use the drop-down menu to select the desired Encapsulation Mode. Click the Next button to continue. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 27 This window allows you to set the username and the password for your PPP connection. This information is obtained from your ISP. Additional settings on this window will also depend on your ISP. Click the Next button to continue. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 28 To enable the DHCP server, enter a starting IP address, an ending IP address, and a subnet mask. You may also choose to change the default value of the leased time. Click the Next button to continue. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 29 QUICK SETUP – PPPoE Click the PPP over Ethernet (PPPoE) radio button on this window. This window also allows you to use the drop-down menu to select the desired Encapsulation Mode. Click the Next button to continue. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 30 This window allows you to set the username and the password for your PPP connection. This information is obtained from your ISP. Additional settings on this window will also depend on your ISP. Click the Next button to continue. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 31 To enable the DHCP server, enter a starting IP address, an ending IP address, and a subnet mask. You may also choose to change the default value of the leased time. Click the Next button to continue. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 32 This summary window allows you to confirm the settings you have just made. Click the Save/Reboot button to save your new PPP over Ethernet settings and restart the Router. Note:After you complete the configuration,you must reboot the modem to apply the changes D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 33 Encapsulation Mode. Click the Next button to continue. QUICK SETUP – MER This window allows you to configure the WAN IP settings. This information is obtained from your ISP. Click the Next button to continue. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 34 To enable the DHCP server, enter a starting IP address, an ending IP address, and a subnet mask. You may also choose to change the default value of the leased time. Click the Next button to continue. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 35 This summary window allows you to confirm the settings you have just made. Click the Save/Reboot button to save your new MAC Encapsulation Routing settings and restart the Router. Note:After you complete the configuration,you must reboot the modem to apply the changes D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 36 Encapsulation Mode. Click the Next button to continue. QUICK SETUP – IPoA This window allows you to configure the WAN IP settings. This information is obtained from your ISP. Click the Next button to continue. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 37 To enable the DHCP server, enter a starting IP address, an ending IP address, and a subnet mask. You may also choose to change the default value of the leased time. Click the Next button to continue. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 38 This summary window allows you to confirm the settings you have just made. Click the Save/Reboot button to save your new IP over ATM settings and restart the Router. Note:After you complete the configuration,you must reboot the modem to apply the changes D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 39: Advanced Setup

    Channel Identifier. The VPI and VCI values should be provided by your ISP. This window also allows you to enable QoS by ticking the Enable Quality of Service check box. Click the Next button to continue. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 40 MAC Filtering and Parental Control sub-menus will appear in the Advanced Setup directory. If the connection type of WAN Interface is not in Bridging, NAT and Security with IP Filtering and Parental Control will appear in the Advanced Setup directory. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 41: Lan

    This window allows you to set up a LAN interface. When you are finished, click either the Save or Save/Reboot button. Note:: After you complete the configuration, click the Save button, a dialog box will pop-up to hint users to reboot device to make configuration effectively D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 42: Nat

    Select a Service radio button and then using the drop-down list to choose an existing service, or by clicking the Custom Server radio button and entering your own Application Rule in the field provided. Click Save/Apply when you are finished with the virtual server configuration. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 43: Port Triggering

    Custom application radio button and entering your own Application Rule in the field provided. Click Save/Apply when you are finished with the port setting configuration. The new Application Rule will appear in the Port Triggering table. DMZ Host D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 44: S Ecurity

    To designate a DMZ IP address, type in the IP Address of the server or device on your LAN, and click the Save/Apply button. Security To access the Security window, click the Security button in the Advanced Setup directory. The Security button appears after configuring WAN D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 45: Ip Filtering

    Now default policy is BLOCK, it means all outgoing IP traffic from LAN is blocked, but some IP traffic can be accepted by setting up filters. If you are setting up the outgoing IP filtering, click the Add button. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 46 The Source Port is the TCP/UDP port on either the LAN or WAN depending on if you are configuring an Outbound or Inbound Filter rule. Destination Port The Destination Port is the TCP/UDP port on either the LAN or WAN depending on if you are configuring an Outbound or Inbound Filter rule. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 47 Now default policy is BLOCK, it means all incoming IP traffic from WAN is blocked, but some IP traffic can be accepted by setting up filters. If you are setting up the incoming IP filtering, click the Add button. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 48 The Source Port is the TCP/UDP port on either the LAN or WAN depending on if you are configuring an Outbound or Inbound Filter rule. Destination Port The Destination Port is the TCP/UDP port on either the LAN or WAN depending on if you are configuring an Outbound or Inbound Filter rule. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 49: P Arental C Ontrol

    LAN device, or click Other MAC Address and enter a MAC address manually. Tick the checkboxes for the desired individual days of the week and enter desired Start Blocking Time and End Blocking Time. Click the Save/Apply button to save the configuration D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 50: Url Filter

    This window allows you to set up URL Filter on the Router. Choose URL List Type Exclude or Include first and click Add button. Enter the URL address and port number then click Save/Apply to add the entry to the URL filter. Quality of Service D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 51: Queue Config

    This window allows you to set up QoS on the Router. When you are finished, click on the Save/Apply button. Queue Config Click the Add button to add a QoS Queue Configuration table entry. Note:After you complete the configuration,you must reboot the modem to apply the changes D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 52: Qos Classification

    This window allows you to configure a QoS queue entry and assign it a specific network interface. Click the Save/Apply button to save and activate the filter. QoS Classification Choose Add or Remove to configure network traffic classes. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 53 Please remember that all of the specified conditions on this window must be met for the rule to take effect. Click the Save/Apply button to save and activate this rule. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 54: Routing Default Gateway

    Click the Add button on the Routing – Static Route window to access the following window displayed on the next page. Enter the static routing information for an entry to the routing table. Click the Save/Apply button when you are finished. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 55: Dns

    Server. Click the Save button when you are finished. Note:: After you complete the configuration, click the Save button, a dialog box will pop-up to hint users to reboot device to make configuration effectively Dynamic DNS D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 56: Device Installation Dsl

    DDNS servers prior to engaging it on the Router. This function will not work without an accepted account with a DDNS server. Note To access the DSL Settings window, click the DSL Setup button in the Advanced Setup directory. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 57 This window allows you to select the desired modulation, phone line pair, and capability. Click the Save/Apply button when you are finished. Click the Advanced Settings button to select a DSL test mode. Note: Modulation ADSL2、ADSL2+ and AnnexL should be selected simultaneously D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 58 Select the desired DSL test mode and then click the Apply button. Click the Tone Selection button to modify the upstream and downstream tones. Select the appropriate upstream and downstream tones for your ADSL connection. Click the Apply button to let your settings take effect. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 59: Pptp

    To access the PPTP Setting window, click the PPTP button in the Advanced Setup directory. To set up Point-to-Point Tunnel Protocol, tick the Enable check box, enter the appropriate information in the fields offered, and then click the Save/Apply button when you are finished. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 60: Interface Group

    LAN and WAN interfaces using the Add button. The Remove button will remove the grouping and add the ungrouped interfaces to the Default group. Only the default group has IP interface. Choose Enable virtual ports on eth0 button and click Add to do advanced settings. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 61: Diagnostics

    Section 3 – Configuration To create a new mapping group, enter Group Name, add interfaces to Grouped Interfaces. Click Save/Apply to save the changes. Diagnostics D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 62: Management

    Section 3 – Configuration Your modem is capable of testing your DSL connection with access to Diagnostics. This window is used to test connectivity of the Router. Management D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 63: Settings

    Click the Update Settings button to update your Router configurations with a file on your computer. This window allows Restore DSL router settings to the factory defaults. Click the Restore DSL Settings button to restore DSL router settings to the factory defaults. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 64: System Log

    System Log server. The available event severity levels are: Emergency, Alert, Critical, Error, Warning, Notice, Informational, and Debugging. This window allows you to log selected events. When you are finished, click the Save/Apply button. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 65: Tr-069 C Lient

    TR-069 client in the Router. When you are finished, click the Save button. Note:After you complete the configuration,you must reboot the modem to apply the changes Internet Time D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 66 Section 3 – Configuration To access the Time settings window, click the Internet Time button in the Management directory. This window allows you to set the Router’s time configuration. When you are finished, click the Save/Apply button. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 67: A Ccess C Ontrol

    Section 3 – Configuration Access Control To access the Access Control windows, click the Access Control button in the Management directory. Services Enable or disable the desired LAN services. When you are finished, click the Save/Apply button. IP Address D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 68: Passwords

    Enter the IP address of the management station permitted to access the local management services. When you are finished, click the Save/Apply button. Passwords This window allows you to change the password on the Router. When you are finished, click the Save/Apply button. Update Software D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 69: Save/Reboot

    To access the Tools - Update Software window, click the Update Software button in the Management directory. This window allows you to update the Router’s software. Save/Reboot To access this window, click the Save/Reboot button in the Management directory. To save your settings and reboot the system, click the Save/Reboot button. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 70: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting This chapter provides solutions to problems that might occur during the installation and operation of the DSL-2540U. Read the following descriptions if you are having problems. (The examples below are illustrated in Windows® XP. If you have a different operating system, the screenshots on your computer will look similar to the following examples.)
  • Page 71 There might be a potential security issue if you disable the setting of Firewall on your PC. Please remember to turn it back on once you have finished the whole installation procedure and can surf on Internet without any problem. D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 72: Networking Basics

    Check Your IP Address After you install your new D-Link adapter, by default, the TCP/IP settings should be set to obtain an IP address from a DHCP server (i.e. wireless router) automatically. To verify your IP address, please follow the steps below.
  • Page 73: Ddress

    Windows® 2000 - From the desktop, right-click on the My Network Places > Properties. Step 2 Right-click on the Local Area Connection which represents your D-Link network adapter and select Properties. Step 3 Highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and click on the Properties.
  • Page 74: Technical Specification

    • RFC2131 DHCP Client / • RFC1213 SNMP v1 & v2c • RFC1334 PAP DHCP Server • RFC2364 PPP over ATM • RFC1389 RIP v2 • RFC2516 PPP over • RFC1577 Classical IP over Ethernet Data Transfer Rate D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...
  • Page 75 • This device complies with Part15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following 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 D-Link DSL-2540U User Manual...