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D-Link AirPlus DI-614+ User Manual

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AirPlus DI-614+
Enhanced 2.4 GHz Wireless Broadband Router
Manual
Rev. 070502
Building Networks for People

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    AirPlus DI-614+ Enhanced 2.4 GHz Wireless Broadband Router Manual Rev. 070502 Building Networks for People...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Package Contents ..........3 Introduction............4 Wireless Basics ..........7 Getting Started ..........10 Using the Configuration Menu......12 Troubleshooting..........33 Networking Basics........... 38 Technical Specifications ........70 Contacting Technical Support......72 10. Warranty and Registration ....... 73...

  • Page 3: Package Contents

    Package Contents Contents of Package: • D-Link AirPlus DI-614+ Enhanced 2.4GHz Wireless Access Point • Power Adapter – 5V DC, 2.5A • Manual on CD • Quick Installation Guide Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage rating than the one included with the DI-614+ will cause damage and void the warranty for this product.

  • Page 4: Introduction

    The DI-614+ is compatible with most popular operating systems, including Macintosh, Linux and Windows, and can be integrated into a large network. This Manual is designed to help you connect the Router and the D-Link AirPlus 2.4GHz Wireless Adapters into a network in Infrastructure mode.

  • Page 5: Features And Benefits

    Reset: Used to restore the DI-614+ to the factory default settings Power: Connect one end of the included power adapter into the power port and the other end into the power outlet. WAN: WAN port socket (CAT5 Ethernet RJ-45 cable.) Connect your Cable or DSL modem.

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    LEDS WAN LED - A solid light indicates M1 LED - connection on the A solid light M2 LED - WAN port. This indicates that the A solid light indicates that LED blinks during the unit is defective. DI-614+ is ready. data transmission.

  • Page 7: Wireless Basics

    Strictly adhering to the IEEE standard, the D-Link AirPlus wireless family of products will allow you to access the data you want, when and where you want it. You will be able to enjoy the freedom that wireless networking delivers.

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    Enhanced 2.4GHz Wireless PCI cards used with desktop computers (DWL-520+) Enhanced 2.4GHz Wireless Router and Access Point (DI-614+,DWL- 900AP+) The DI-614+ is also compatible with the D-Link Air 802.11b family of products, which include: 2.4GHz Wireless Cardbus Adapters used with laptop computers (DWL-650) 2.4GHz Wireless PCI cards used with desktop computers (DWL-520)

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    1. Keep the number of walls and ceilings between the wireless Access Point and your receiving device (e.g., the DWL-650+) to a minimum - Each wall or ceiling can reduce your D-Link Air Wireless product’s range from 3-90 feet (1-30 meters.) Position your Access Points, Residential Gateways, and computers so that the number of walls or ceilings is minimized.

  • Page 10: Getting Started

    IP ADDRESS Please note: If you have a DHCP-capable router, such as the D-Link DI-614+, there is no need to assign an IP Address. If you need to assign IP Addresses to the computers on the network, please remember that the IP Address for each...

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    Please remember that D-Link AirPlus wireless devices are pre-configured to connect together, right out of the box, with the default settings. You will need a broadband Internet access (Cable/DSL) subscription.

  • Page 12: Using The Configuration Menu

    Using the Configuration Menu Whenever you want to configure your network or the DI-614+, you can access the Configuration Utility by opening the web-browser and typing in the IP Address of the DI-614+. The DI-614+ default IP Address is shown below: •...

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    Home > Wizard Wireless Wireless Settings are settings for the (Access Point) Portion of the Wireless Router. Allow you to change the wireless settings to fit an existing wireless network or to customize your wireless network. Home > Wireless...

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    SSID Service Set Identifier (SSID) is the name designated for a specific wireless local area network (WLAN). The SSID’s factory default setting is “default”. The SSID can be easily changed to connect to an existing wireless network or to establish a new wireless network. Channel Indicates the channel setting for the DI-614+.

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    WAN is short for Wide Area Network. The WAN settings can be referred to as the Public settings. All IP information in the WAN settings are public IP addresses which are accessible on the Internet. The WAN settings consist of three options: Dynamic IP Address, Static IP Address, and PPPoE.

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    Static IP Address Choose Static IP Address if all WAN IP information is provided to you by your ISP. You will need to enter in the IP address, subnet mask, gateway address, and DNS address(es) provided to you by your ISP. Each IP address entered in the fields must be in the appropriate IP form, which are four IP octets separated by a dot (x.x.x.x).

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    PPPoE Please be sure to remove any Client Software program on your computer before you start your configuration of the DI-614+ Router. Choose PPPoE (Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet) if your ISP uses PPPoE connection. Your ISP will provide you with a 1492 username and password.

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    Maximum Idle Time, then the connection will be dropped. Either set this to zero or enable Auto-reconnect to disable this feature. MTU: MTU stands for Maximum Transmission Unit. For PPPoE connections, you may need to change the MTU settings in order to work correctly with your ISP.

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    HOME > DHCP DHCP DHCP stands for Dynamic Host Control Protocol. The DI-614+ has a built-in DHCP server. The DHCP Server will automatically assign an IP address to the computers on the LAN/private network. Be sure to set your computers to be DHCP clients by setting their TCP/IP settings to “Obtain an IP Address Automatically.”...

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    ADVANCED > VIRTUAL SERVER Virtual Server The DI-614+ can be configured as a virtual server so that remote users accessing Web or FTP services via the public IP address can be automatically redirected to local servers in the LAN (Local Area Network). The DI-614+ firewall feature filters out unrecognized packets to protect your LAN network so all computers networked with the DI-614+ are invisible to the outside world.

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    The DI-614+ is also capable of port-redirection meaning incoming traffic to a particular port may be redirected to a different port on the server computer. Each virtual services that are created will be listed at the bottom of the screen in the Virtual Servers List. There are already pre-defined virtual services already in the table.

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    Example #2: If you have an FTP server that you wanted Internet users to access by WAN port 2100 and only during the weekends, you would need to enable it as such. FTP server is on LAN computer 192.168.0.30. FTP uses port 21, TCP. Name: FTP Server Private IP: 192.168.0.30 Protocol Type: TCP...

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    difficulties working through NAT (Network Address Translation). Special Applications makes some of these applications work with the DI-614+. If you need to run applications that require multiple connections, specify the port normally associated with an application in the "Trigger Port" field, select the protocol type as TCP or UDP, then enter the public ports associated with the trigger port to open them for inbound traffic.

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    the specific IP address. IP: The IP address of the LAN computer that will be denied access to the Internet. Port: The single port or port range that will be denied access to the Internet. Schedule: This is the schedule of time when the IP Filter will be enabled. MAC Filters Use MAC (Media Access Control) Filters...

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    Domain Blocking Domain Blocking is used to allow or deny LAN (Local Area Network) computers from accessing specific domains on the Internet. Domain blocking will deny all requests to a specific domain such as http and ftp. It can also allow computers to access specific sites and deny all other sites.

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    ADVANCED > FIREWALL Firewall Rules is an advance feature used to deny or allow traffic from passing through the Broadband Router. It works in the same way as IP Filters with additional settings. You can create more detailed access rules for the DI-614+.

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    ADVANCED > DMZ If you have a client PC that cannot run Internet applications properly from behind the DI-614+, then you can set the client up to unrestricted Internet access. It allows a computer to be exposed to the Internet. This feature is useful for gaming purposes.

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    Remote Management Remote Management allows the DI-614+ to be configured from the Internet by a web browser. A username and password is still required to access the Web-Management interface. In general, only a member of your network can browse the built-in web pages to perform “Administrator” tasks. This feature enables you to perform “Administrator”...

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    Click on Browse to browse the local hard drive and locate the firmware to be used for the update. Please check the D-Link support site for firmware updates at http://support.dlink.com.

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    Restart Device If for any reason the Broadband Router is not responding correctly, you may want to restart the Broadband Router. Block WAN Ping When you “Block WAN Ping”, will not respond to ping commands from the Internet. Pinging public WAN IP addresses is a common method used by hackers to test whether your WAN IP address is valid.

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    If your WAN connection is set up for PPPoE, a Connect button and Disconnect button will be displayed. Use Disconnect to drop the PPPoE connection and use Connect to establish the PPPoE connection. This page allows you to observe the DI-614+’s working status: •...

  • Page 32: Traffic Statistics

    Log Settings Not only does the Broadband Router display the logs of activities and events, it can be setup to send these logs to another location. SMTP Server - The address of the SMTP server that will be used to send the logs.

  • Page 33: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting This chapter provides solutions to problems that can occur during the installation and operation of the DI-614+ Wireless Access Point. We cover various aspects of the network setup, including the network adapters. Please read the following if you are having problems. (Note: It is recommended that you use an Ethernet connection to configure the DI-614+ Access Point.) 1.

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    Troubleshooting 2. The wireless client cannot access the Internet in the Infrastructure mode. • Make sure the wireless client is associated and joined with the correct router. To check this connection: Right-click on the Local Area Connection icon in the taskbar> select View Available Wireless Networks.

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    Troubleshooting 3. Check that the drivers for the network adapters are installed properly. You may be using different network adapters than those illustrated here, but this procedure will remain the same, regardless of the type of network adapters you are using.

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    Wireless Cardbus Adapter • Select Properties to check that the drivers are installed properly D-Link AirPlus DWL-650 Wireless Cardbus Adapter D-Link AirPlus DWL-650+ Wireless Cardbus Adapter • Look under Device D-Link AirPlus DWL-650+ Wireless Cardbus Adapter Status to check that the device is working properly.

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    After you have tried other methods for troubleshooting your network, you may choose to Reset the DI-614+ to the factory default settings. Remember that D-Link AirPlus products network together, out of the box, at the factory default settings. To hard-reset the D-Link AirPlus DI-614+ to Factory Default Settings, please do the following: •...

  • Page 38: Networking Basics

    Networking Basics Using the Network Setup Wizard in Windows XP In this section you will learn how to establish a network at home or work, using Microsoft Windows XP. Note: Please refer to websites such as http://www.homenethelp.com http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000 for information about networking computers using Windows 2000, ME or 98.

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    Networking Basics Please follow all the instructions in this window: Click Next In the following window, select the best description of your computer. If your computer connects to the internet through a gateway/router, select the second option as shown. Click Next...

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    Networking Basics Enter a Computer description and a Computer name (optional.) Click Next Enter a Workgroup name. All computers on your network should have the same Workgroup name. Click Next...

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    Networking Basics Please wait while the Network Setup Wizard applies the changes. When the changes are complete, click Next. Please wait while the Network Setup Wizard configures the computer. This may take a few minutes.

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    Networking Basics In the window below, select the best option. In this example, Create a Network Setup Disk has been selected. You will run this disk on each of the computers on your network. Click Next. Insert a disk into the Floppy Disk Drive, in this case drive A. Format the disk if you wish, and click Next.

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    Networking Basics Please wait while the Network Setup Wizard copies the files. Please read the information under Here’s how in the screen below. After you complete the Network Setup Wizard you will use the Network Setup Disk to run the Network Setup Wizard once on each of the computers on your network.

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    Networking Basics Please read the information on this screen, then click Finish to complete the Network Setup Wizard. The new settings will take effect when you restart the computer. Click Yes to restart the computer. You have completed configuring this computer. Next, you will need to run the Network Setup Disk on all the other computers on your network.

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    Networking Basics Naming your Computer To name your computer, please follow these directions: In Windows XP: • Click Start (in the lower left corner of the screen) • Right-click on My Computer • Select Properties and click • Select the Computer Name Tab in the System Properties window.

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    Networking Basics Naming your Computer • In this window, enter the Computer name. • Select Workgroup and enter the name of the Workgroup. • All computers on your network must have the same Workgroup name. • Click OK Checking the IP Address in Windows XP/2000 Go to Start >...

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    Checking the IP Address in Windows XP/2000 Type Command Click OK Checking the IP Address in Windows XP/2000 Type ipconfig /all at the prompt. Click Enter. All the configuration settings are displayed as shown below. D-Link AirPlus DWL-650+ Wireless Cardbus Adapter...

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    Networking Basics Checking the IP Address in Windows XP/2000 Type ipconfig /renew at the prompt to get a new IP Address. Click Enter. The new IP Address is shown below. (Windows 98/ME users: go to Start > Run. Type Command. Type winipcfg at the prompt.

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    Networking Basics Assigning a Static IP Address • Double-click on Network Connections • Right-click on Local Area Connections. • Double-click Properties...

  • Page 50: Assigning A Static Ip Address

    Networking Basics Assigning a Static IP Address • Highlight Internet Protocol DWL-650+ Wireless Cardbus Adapter (TCP/IP) • Click Properties • Select Use the following IP address in the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Properties window, • Input your IP address and subnet mask. (The IP Addresses on your network must be within the same range.

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    To be able to connect to a wireless network, make sure the proper network settings are configured for DWL-650+. Go to Start > right-click on My Network D-Link AirPlus DWL-650+ Wireless Cardbus Adapter Places > select Properties > double-click on the Wireless Network Connection associated with the DWL-650+ >...

  • Page 52: Connecting To A Wireless Network

    Connecting to a Wireless Network in Windows 2000 Go to Start > Settings > Network and Dial-up Connections > Double click on D-Link AirPlus DWL-650+ Wireless Cardbus Adapter the Local Area Connection associated with the DWL-650+ > select Properties >...

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    Networking Basics Connecting to a Wireless Network Connecting to a Wireless Network with a Wireless Router or an Access Point using a DHCP server in Windows 2000. Select Obtain an IP address automatically. Select Obtain DNS server address automatically. Click OK Connecting to a Wireless Network with a Wireless Router or an Access Point using a static IP address in Windows 2000.

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    Double-click on the Network associated with the DWL-650+ > click Properties > select Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) > click TCP/IP – D-Link AirPlus DWL-650+ Wireless Cardbus Properties Connecting to a Wireless Network with a Wireless Router or an Access Point using a DHCP server in Windows Me and 98.

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    Networking Basics Connecting to a Wireless Network Connecting to a Wireless Network with a Wireless Router or Access Point using a static IP address in Windows Me or Windows 98 Select Specify an IP address. Input a static IP address within the same IP Address range as the wireless router or access point.

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    Networking Basics Checking the Wireless Connection by Pinging For Windows Me and 98: Go to Start > Run > type command. A window similar to Fig. 9.26 will appear. Type ping xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx, where xxx is the IP address of the Wireless Router or Access Point.

  • Page 57: Adding A Local Printer

    Networking Basics Adding a local printer (A printer connected directly to a computer) A printer that is not shared on the network and is connected directly to one computer is called a local printer. If you do not need to share your printer on a network, follow these directions to add the printer to one computer.

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    Networking Basics Adding a local printer • Click Next • Select Local printer attached to this computer • (Deselect Automatically detect and install my Plug and Play printer if it has been selected.) • Click Next • Select Use the following port: •...

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    Networking Basics Adding a local printer • Select and highlight the correct driver for your printer. • Click Next (If the correct driver is not displayed, insert the CD or floppy disk that came with your printer and click Have Disk.) •...

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    Networking Basics Adding a local printer This screen gives you information about your printer. Click Finish When the test page has printed, Click OK...

  • Page 61: Sharing A Network Printer

    Networking Basics Adding a local printer • Go to Start> Printers and Faxes A successful installation will display the printer icon as shown at right. You have successfully added a local printer. Sharing a network printer After you have run the Network Setup Wizard on all the computers on your network, you can run the Add Printer Wizard on all the computers on your network.

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    Networking Basics Sharing a network printer • Click on Add a Printer • Click Next • Select Network Printer • Click Next...

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    Networking Basics Sharing a network printer • Select Browse for a printer • Click Next • Select the printer you would like to share. • Click Next • Click Finish...

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    Networking Basics Sharing a network printer To check for proper installation: • Go to Start> Printers and Faxes The printer icon will appear at right, indicating proper installation. You have completed adding the printer. To share this printer on your network: •...

  • Page 65: Sharing An Lpr Printer

    Networking Basics Sharing an LPR printer To share an LPR printer (using a print server,) you will need a Print Server such as the DP-101P+. Please make sure that you have run the Network Setup Wizard on all the computers on your network. To share an LPR printer, please follow these directions: •...

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    Networking Basics Sharing an LPR printer • Select Create a new port • From the pull-down menu, select Standard TCP/IP Port, as shown. • Click Next • Please read the instructions on this screen. • Click Next • Enter the Printer IP Address and the Port Name, as shown.

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    Networking Basics Sharing an LPR printer • In this screen, select Custom. • Click Settings • Enter the Port Name and the Printer Name or IP Address. • Select LPR • Enter a Queue Name (if your Print-Server/ Gateway has more than one port, you will need a Queue...

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    Networking Basics Sharing an LPR printer • This screen will show you information about your printer. • Click Finish • Select the printer you are adding from the list of Printers. • Insert the printer driver disk that came with your printer. •...

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    Networking Basics Sharing an LPR printer • You can rename your printer if you choose. It is optional. Please remember the name of your printer. You will need this information when you use the Add Printer Wizard on the other computers your network.

  • Page 70: Technical Specifications

    Networking Basics Other Tasks For help with other tasks in home or small office networking, see Using the Shared Documents folder and Sharing files and folders in the Help and Support Center in Microsoft Windows XP. Technical Specifications Standards • IEEE 802.11b • IEEE 802.3 •...

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    Wireless Operating Range Indoors: Up to 328 feet (100 meters) Outdoors: Up to 1,312 feet (400 meters) Wireless Modulation Technology PBCC - Packet Binary Convolutional Coding Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS) 11-chip Barker sequence Modulation Techniques • Barker (1Mbps/0db) • Barker (2Mbps/3db) •...

  • Page 72: Contacting Technical Support

    Weight ~2.0 lbs (907g) Contacting Technical Support You can find the most recent software and user documentation on the D-Link website. D-Link provides free technical support for customers within the United States for the duration of the warranty period on this product.

  • Page 73: 10. Warranty And Registration

    (90) days after any replacement Software is delivered. If a material non-conformance is incapable of correction, or if D-Link determines in its sole discretion that it is not practical to replace the non- conforming Software, the price paid by the original licensee for the non-conforming Software will be refunded by D-Link;...

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    RETURNED TO D-LINK FOR WARRANTY SERVICE) RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE PRODUCT, RELATING TO WARRANTY SERVICE, OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF THIS LIMITED WARRANTY, EVEN IF D-LINK HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE SOLE REMEDY FOR A BREACH OF THE FOREGOING LIMITED WARRANTY IS REPAIR, REPLACEMENT OR REFUND OF THE DEFECTIVE OR NON-CONFORMING PRODUCT.

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