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Version 1.0 | 02/04/2013

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Wireless AC1200 Dual Band Gigabit Cloud Router
DIR-850L

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Version 1.0 | 02/04/2013 User Manual Wireless AC1200 Dual Band Gigabit Cloud Router DIR-850L...
  • Page 2: Preface

    Preface D-Link reserves the right to revise this publication and to make changes in the content hereof without obligation to notify any person or organization of such revisions or changes. Manual Revisions Revision Date Description February 04, 2013 • Initial release for Revision A1...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Web-based Configuration Utility ..........24 Port Forwarding .............85 Internet Connection Setup ..........25 Application Rules ............86 Internet Connection Setup Wizard .......26 QoS Engine ...............87 Internet (Manual) ..............32 Network Filters ..............89 Static (assigned by ISP) ..........34 Access Control ..............90 D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 4 Networking.Basics............147 Status ................... 114 Check your IP address ............147 Device Info ..............114 Statically Assign an IP address ..........148 Logs.................. 115 Technical.Specifications..........149 Statistics ................. 116 Internet Sessions ............117 Routing ................118 Wireless................119 D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 5: Product.overview

    Wi-Fi Configuration Note If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller. Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage rating than the one included with the DIR-850L will cause damage and void the warranty for this product.
  • Page 6: System Requirements

    • Internet Explorer 7 or higher mydlink.Requirements • Firefox 3 or higher • Safari 5 or higher • Chrome 5 or higher iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. Android is a trademark of Google, Inc. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 7: Introduction

    The D-Link DIR-850L is a IEEE 802.11ac compliant device that delivers up to 3 times faster speeds than 802.11n while staying backward compatible with 802.11a/g/b devices. Connect the DIR-850L to a Cable or DSL modem and provide high-speed Internet access to multiple computers, game consoles, and media players.
  • Page 8: Features

    • Secure.Multiple/Concurrent.Sessions - The DIR-850L can pass through VPN sessions. It supports multiple and concurrent IPSec and PPTP sessions, so users behind the DIR-850L can securely access corporate networks. •.User-friendly.Setup.Wizard - Through its easy-to-use Web-based user interface, the DIR-850L lets you control what information is accessible to those on the wireless network, whether from the Internet or from your company’s...
  • Page 9: Hardware Overview

    Press the power button to power on and off. Power Receptor Receptor for the supplied power adapter. Reset Button Insert a paperclip in the hole and wait for several seconds to reset the router to default settings. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 10: Leds

    WPS process. The light will blink orange during boot up. A solid light indicates connection on the Internet port. If the LED is orange, the connection is good but the Internet LED router cannot connect to the Internet. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 11: Installation

    • If you have DSL and are connecting via PPPoE, make sure you disable or uninstall any PPPoE software such as WinPoet, Broadjump, or Enternet 300 from your computer or you will not be able to connect to the Internet. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 12: Wireless Installation Considerations

    1. Keep the number of walls and ceilings between the D-Link router and other network devices to a minimum - each wall or ceiling can reduce your adapter’s range from 3-90 feet (1-30 meters.) Position your devices so that the number of walls or ceilings is minimized.
  • Page 13: Manual Setup

    3. Unplug the Ethernet cable from your modem (or existing router if upgrading) that is connected to your computer. Plug it into the LAN port labeled 1 on the back of your router. The router is now connected to your computer. INTERNET POWER DIR-850L Computer D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 14 Try opening a web browser and enter a web site. If a solid light indicates connection on the Internet port and the router can connect to the Internet. If the LED is orange, the connection is good but the router cannot connect to the Internet. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 15: Configuration

    There are several different ways you can configure your router to connect to the Internet and connect to your clients: • D-Link.Setup.Wizard - This wizard will launch when you log into the router for the first time. Refer to page 14.
  • Page 16: Quick Setup Wizard

    If this is your first time logging into the router, this wizard will start automatically. This wizard is designed to guide you through a step-by-step process to configure your new D-Link router and connect to the Internet. Click Next to continue.
  • Page 17 If the router detects an Ethernet connection but does not detect the type of Internet connection you have, this screen will appear. Click Guide.me. through.the.Internet.Connection.Settings to display a list of connection types to choose from. Select your Internet connection type and click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 18 ISP. Click Next to continue. If the router detected or you selected L2TP, enter your L2TP username, password, and other information supplied by your ISP. Click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 19 Click Next to continue. In order to secure your router, please enter a new password. Check the Enable Graphical Authentication box to enable CAPTCHA authentication for added security. Click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 20 If you want to create a bookmark to the router, click OK. Click Cancel if you do not want to create a bookmark. If you clicked Yes, a window may appear (depending on what web browser you are using) to create a bookmark. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 21 If you clicked Yes, enter your mydlink account name (email address) and password. Click Login to register your router. If you clicked No, fill out the requested information and click Sign.Up to create your mydlink account. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 22 Touch (iOS 3.0 or higher), Android device (1.6 or higher). To download the "mydlink lite" app, visit the Apple Store, Android Market or http://mydlink.com/Lite. PC and Mac users can use the mydlink portal at http://mydlink.com. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 23: Qrs Mobile App

    Section 3 - Configuration QRS Mobile App D-Link offers an app for your iPad, iPod Touch, or iPhone (iOS 4.3 or higher) to install and configure your router. Step.1 From your iPad, Touch, or iPhone, go to the iTunes Store and search for ‘D-Link’...
  • Page 24: Shareport Mobile App

    The SharePort Mobile app will allow you to access files from a USB thumb drive that is plugged into your router. You must enable file sharing from the Setup > Storage page (refer to page 68) for this app to work properly. 1. Insert your USB flash drive into DIR-850L. 2. Scan the bar code to download the SharePort Mobile APP from the app store to your iPhone or iPad.
  • Page 25 4. Click Wi-Fi, select the Wi-Fi Network Name (SSID) that you created in the setup and then enter your Wi-Fi password. 5. Once connected, click on the SharePort Mobile icon. 6. The following screen will appear. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 26 8. For the Movie section, click the movie icon to play your movie from your USB flash drive. 9. For the Music section, click the music icon to play your music from your USB flash drive. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 27 11. For the Files section, click on the Files icon to view your files from your USB flash drive. 12. For the Folder section, click the folder icon to view your folders from your USB flash drive. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 28: Web-based Configuration Utility

    To access the configuration utility, open a web-browser such as Internet Explorer and enter address of the router (http://dlinkrouter.local.or.http://192.168.0.1). Non-Windows and Non-Mac users may also connect by typing http://192.168.0.1 in the address bar. Leave the password blank by default. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 29: Internet Connection Setup

    Click Manual.Internet.Connection.Setup to configure your connection manually and continue to the next page. If you want to configure your router to connect to the Internet using the wizard, click Internet.Connection.Setup.Wizard. You will be directed to the Quick Setup Wizard. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 30: Internet Connection Setup Wizard

    D-Link router and connect to the Internet. Click Next.to continue. Step.1:.Set.Your.Password By default, the D-Link Router does not have a password configured for administrator access to the Web-based configuration pages. To secure your new networking device, please enter and verify a password in the spaces provided.
  • Page 31 Choose this option if your Internet con- nection requires an L2TP username and password to get online. Static.IP.Address: Choose this option if your Internet Setup Provider provided you with IP Address information that has to be manually con- figured. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 32 The following parameters will be available for configuration: User.Name: Enter the PPPoE account user name used here. This information is given by the ISP. Password: Enter the PPPoE account password used here. This information is given by the ISP. Click Next.to continue. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 33 Enter the Secondary DNS IP address used here. This field is normally optional. Only one DNS address is required for a functional Internet connection, but using a second DNS address provides more stability. Click Next.to continue. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 34 Enter the Secondary DNS IP address used here. This field is normally optional. Only one DNS address is required for a func- tional Internet connection, but using a second DNS address provides more stabil- ity. Click Next.to continue. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 35 Internet connection, but using a second DNS address provides more stabil- ity. Click Next to continue. Setup.Complete! This is the last page of the Internet Connection Setup Wizard. Click the Connect button to save your settings. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 36: Internet (manual)

    At any given point the user can save the configuration done, on this page, by clicking on the Save Settings button. If you choose to discard the changes made, click on the Don’t Save Settings button. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 37 MAC address unless required by your ISP. You can use the Clone Your PC’s MAC Address button to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of your Ethernet card. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 38: Static (assigned By Isp)

    MAC address unless required by your ISP. You can use the Copy.Your. PC’s. MAC. Address button to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of your Ethernet card. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 39: Pppoe (dsl)

    Manual option. To specify a custom schedule, use the drop- down menu to select one of the schedules that has been defined in the Schedules page. To create a new schedule, click the New.Schedule.button to open the Schedules page. Schedules will be discussed later. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 40 MAC address unless required by your ISP. You can use the Clone. Your.PC’s.MAC.Address button to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of your Ethernet card. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 41: Pptp

    New Schedule button to open the Schedules page. Schedules will be discussed later. Maximum Idle Time: Enter a maximum idle time during which the Internet connection is maintained during inactivity. To disable this feature, enable Auto-reconnect. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 42 MAC address unless required by your ISP. You can use the Clone Your PC’s MAC Address button to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of your Ethernet card. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 43: L2tp

    Schedules page. To create a new schedule, click the New Schedule button to open the Schedules page. Schedules will be discussed later. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 44 MAC address unless required by your ISP. You can use the Clone Your PC’s MAC Address button to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of your Ethernet card. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 45: Ds-lite

    IPv6 WAN Default Gateway Once connected, the IPv6 WAN Default Gateway address will be displayed here. Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made. Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 46: Wireless Connection Setup Wizard

    Click on the Prev button to return to the previous page. Click on the Next button to continue to the next page. Click on the Cancel button to discard the changes made and return to the main wireless page. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 47 Click on the Prev button to return to the previous page. Click on the Cancel button to discard the changes made and return to the main wireless page. Click on the Save button to accept the changes made. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 48 After click the Save button the device will save the settings made and return to the main wireless page. End of Wizard. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 49: Wi-fi Protected Setup Wizard

    Click on the Prev button to return to the previous page. Click on the Next button to continue to the next page. Click on the Cancel button to discard the changes made and return to the main wireless page. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 50: Manual Wireless Network Setup

    To initiate the Manual Wireless Setup page, click on the Manual Wire- less Connection Setup button. On this page the user can configure all the parameters related to the wireless connectivity of this router. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 51 If you are not using encryption then they could connect to your network. When Invisible mode is enabled, you must enter the Wireless Network Name (SSID) on the client manually to connect to the network. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 52 WEP key box, in which case it will be converted into a hexadecimal key using the ASCII values of the characters. A maximum of 5 text characters can be entered for 64-bit keys, and a maximum of 13 characters for 128-bit keys. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 53 Pre-Shared Key: Enter the shared secret used here. This secret phrase needs to be the same on all of the wireless clients for them to be able to connect to the wireless network suc- cessfully. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 54 RADIUS Server Shared Enter the shared secret used here. This secret phrase needs to be the same on all of the wireless clients for them to Secret: be able to connect to the wireless network successfully. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 55 If you are not using encryption then they could connect to your network. When Invisible mode is enabled, you must enter the Wireless Network Name (SSID) on the client manually to connect to the network. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 56 WEP key box, in which case it will be converted into a hexadecimal key using the ASCII values of the characters. A maximum of 5 text characters can be entered for 64-bit keys, and a maximum of 13 characters for 128-bit keys. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 57 Pre-Shared Key: Enter the shared secret used here. This secret phrase needs to be the same on all of the wireless clients for them to be able to connect to the wireless network successfully. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 58 RADIUS Server Shared Enter the shared secret used here. This secret phrase needs to be the same on all of the wireless clients for them to Secret: be able to connect to the wireless network successfully. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 59 WEP key box, in which case it will be converted into a hexadecimal key using the ASCII values of the characters. A maximum of 5 text characters can be entered for 64-bit keys, and a maximum of 13 characters for 128-bit keys. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 60 Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made. Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 61: Wireless Security

    Section 4 - Security Wireless Security This section will show you the different levels of security you can use to protect your data from intruders. The DIR-850L offers the following types of security: • WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2) • WPA2-PSK (Pre-Shared Key) •...
  • Page 62: Network Settings

    Local Domain: Enter the Domain name (Optional). Enable DNS Relay: Uncheck the box to transfer the DNS server information from your ISP to your computers. If checked, your computers will use the router for a DNS server. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 63: Dhcp Server Settings

    DHCP Server Settings DHCP stands for Dynamic Host Control Protocol. The DIR-850L 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.
  • Page 64 B-Node, this indicates to use local network broadcast ONLY. This setting is useful where there are no WINS servers available, however, it is preferred you try M-Node operation first. This setting has no effect if the ‘Learn NetBIOS information from WAN’ is activated. WINS IP Enter your WINS Server IP address(es). Address: D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 65: Dhcp Reservation

    (name of your computer or device), MAC Address, and IP address. Enable: Check to enable the reservation. Edit: Click the edit icon to make changes to the reservation entry. Delete: Click to remove the reservation from the list. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 66: Storage

    Verify Password: In the Verify Password field, the user can re-enter the password that will be associated with the user account. Click the Add/Edit button the add a new user account or modify an existing account. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 67 Click the Append button to add a blank account with the access path and permission specified. Click the OK button to accept the changes made for the existing account. Click the Cancel button to discard the changes made. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 68 WAN IP address will be used. If, however, a DDNS account is specified, then the domain name will be used. Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made. Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 69: Media Server

    Use this setting to enable USB 3.0 functionality for the USB port on the back of the router. USB 3.0 provides high-speed transfer speeds with compatible devices. This setting is disabled by default, which means that the USB port will operate at the USB 2.0 specification. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 70: Ipv6

    For the advanced user that has configured a router before, click on the Manual.IPv6.Internet.Connection.Setup button to input all the settings manually. To configure the IPv6 local settings, click on the IPv6.Local.Connectivity. Setup button. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 71: Ipv6 Internet Connection Setup Wizard

    The router will try to detect whether its possible to obtain the IPv6 Internet connection type automatically. If this succeeds then the user will be guided through the input of the appropriate parameters for the connection type found. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 72 Cancel button to discard all the changes made and return to the main page. Click on the Next button to continue. Click on the Prev button to return to the previous page. Click on the Cancel button to discard all the changes made and return to the main page. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 73 Password: Enter the PPPoE password used here. If you do not know your password, please contact your ISP. Verify.Password: Re-enter the PPPoE password used here. Service.Name: Enter the service name for this connection here. This option is optional. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 74 These are the settings of the LAN (Local Area Network) IPv6 interface for the router. The router’s LAN IPv6 Address configuration is based on the IPv6 Address and Subnet assigned by your ISP. (A subnet with prefix /64 is supported in LAN.) D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 75 The IPv6 Internet Connection Setup Wizard is complete. Click on the Connect button to continue. Click on the Prev button to return to the previous page. Click on the Cancel button to discard all the changes made and return to the main page. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 76: Ipv6 Manual Setup

    Note: If using the PPPoE option, you will need to ensure that any PPPoE client software on your computers has been removed or disabled. Auto Detection Select Auto. Detection to have the router detect and automatically configure your IPv6 setting from your ISP. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 77: Static Ipv6

    Enter the start IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your Start: local computers. IPv6 Address Range Enter the end IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your End: local computers. IPv6 Address Lifetime: Enter the IPv6 Address Lifetime (in minutes). D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 78 Enter the start IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your Start: local computers. IPv6 Address Range Enter the end IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your End: local computers. IPv6 Address Lifetime: Enter the IPv6 Address Lifetime (in minutes). D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 79 Enter the primary and secondary DNS server addresses. Address: LAN IPv6 Address: Enter the LAN (local) IPv6 address for the router. LAN Link-Local Address: Displays the Router’s LAN Link-Local Address. Enable Autoconfiguration: Check to enable the Autoconfiguration feature. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 80 Enter the start IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local computers. IPv6 Address Range End: Enter the end IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local computers. IPv6 Address Lifetime: Enter the IPv6 Address Lifetime (in minutes). D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 81: Ipv6 In Ipv4 Tunneling

    Enter the start IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local Range Start: computers. IPv6 Address Enter the end IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local Range End: computers. Pv6 Address Enter the Router Advertisement Lifetime (in minutes). Lifetime: D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 82: To 4 Tunneling

    Enter the start IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local Start: computers. IPv6 Address Range Enter the end IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local End: computers. IPv6 Address Enter the IPv6 Address Lifetime (in minutes). Lifetime: D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 83 LAN Link-Local Address: Displays the Router’s LAN Link-Local Address. Enable Check to enable the Autoconfiguration feature. Autoconfiguration: Autoconfiguration Type: Select Stateful (DHCPv6), SLAAC+RDNSS or SLAAC + Stateless DHCPv6. Router Advertisement Enter the Router Advertisement Lifetime (in minutes). Lifetime: D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 84 Section 3 - Configuration Link-Local Connectivity My IPv6 Connection: Select Link-Local.Only from the drop-down menu. LAN IPv6 Address Displays the IPv6 address of the router. Settings: D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 85: Mydlink Settings

    Click the Next button to proceed to the next step. Click the Cancel button to discard the changes made and return to the main page. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 86 Click the Login button to login using these account details. Click the Prev button to return to the previous step. Click the Cancel button to discard the changes made and return to the main page. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 87 At any point during this wizard, we can change the prefered language used. To change the language, select the desired language option from the Language drop-down menu, found on the top right of this page. End of Wizard D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 88: Advanced

    You can create your own times in the Tools > Schedules section. Select Allow.All (most common) or a created Inbound Inbound Filter: filter. You may create your own inbound filters in the Advanced.>.Inbound.Filter page. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 89: Port Forwarding

    You can create your own times in the Tools > Schedules section. Inbound Filter: Select Allow. All (most common) or a created Inbound filter. You may create your own inbound filters in the Advanced.>.Inbound.Filter page. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 90: Application Rules

    “Trigger Port” field, select the protocol type as TCP or UDP, then enter the firewall (public) ports associated with the trigger port to open them for inbound traffic. The DIR-850L provides some predefined applications in the table on the bottom of the web page. Select the application you want to use and enable it.
  • Page 91: Qos Engine

    ID’s listed. When choosing the option Weight Fair Queue, the router will apply QoS based on the user defined percentage in the Queue Weight column. Queue ID: In this column the Queue ID used will be displayed. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 92 0.0.0.1 to 255.255.255.254. Application Enter the application port number used here. Port: Click on the Save Settings button to accept the changes made. Click on the Don’t Save Settings button to discard the changes made. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 93: Network Filters

    To find the MAC address on a computer, please refer to the Networking Basics section in this manual. DHCP Client: Select a DHCP client from the drop-down menu and click << to copy that MAC Address. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 94: Access Control

    P2P utilities or games. Add Policy: Click the Add. Policy button to start the Access Control Wizard. DIR-850L Access Control Wizard Click Next to continue with the wizard. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 95 • IP.Address - Enter the IP address of the computer you want to apply the rule to. • Machine.Address - Enter the PC MAC address (i.e. 00:00.00.00.00). Select the filtering method and then click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 96 Dest.Port.Start - Enter the starting port number. Dest.Port.End - Enter the ending port number. To enable web logging, click Enable. Click Save to save the access control rule. Your newly created policy will now show up under Policy.Table. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 97: Website Filters

    To use this feature select to Allow or Deny, enter the domain or website and click Save.Settings. You must also select Apply. Web.Filter under the Access Control section. Select either DENY.computers.access.to.ONLY. Add Website Filtering Rule: these.sites or ALLOW.computers.access.to.ONLY. these.sites. Website URL/ Enter the keywords or URLs that you want to allow Domain: or block. Click Save.Settings. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 98: Inbound Filters

    Inbound Filter This section will list any rules that are created. You Rules List: may click the Edit icon to change the settings or enable/disable the rule, or click the Delete icon to remove the rule. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 99: Firewall Settings

    Firewall Settings A firewall protects your network from the outside world. The DIR-850L offers a firewall type functionality. The SPI feature helps prevent cyber attacks. Sometimes you may want a computer exposed to the outside world for certain types of applications.
  • Page 100 NAT. Some VoIP applications and devices have the ability to discover NAT devices and work around them. This ALG may interfere with the operation of such devices. If you are having trouble making VoIP calls, try turning this ALG off. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 101: Routing

    A value 1 is the lowest cost and 15 is the highest cost. Interface: Select the interface that the IP packet must use to transit out of the router when this route is used. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 102: Advanced Wireless

    Enable this option to reduce interference from other wireless networks in your area. If the channel width is operating at 40MHz and there is another wireless network’s channel over-lapping and causing interference, the router will automatically change to 20MHz. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 103: Wi-fi Protected Setup (wps)

    Restore the default PIN of the router. Default: Generate New Create a random number that is a valid PIN. This PIN: becomes the router’s PIN. You can then copy this PIN to the user interface of the wireless client. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 104: Wps Button

    You can also simply press the WPS button on the side of the router, and then press the WPS button on your wireless client to automatically connect without logging into the router. Refer to page 130 for more information. WPS Button D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 105: Advanced Network Settings

    Enabled. UPnP provides compatibility with networking equipment, software and peripherals. DIR-850L WAN Ping: Checking the box will allow the DIR-850L to respond to pings. Unchecking the box may provide some extra security from hackers. WAN Port Speed: You may set the port speed of the Internet port to 10Mbps, 100Mbps, 1000Mbps, or Auto (recommended).
  • Page 106: Guest Zone

    Enable Routing Check to allow network connectivity between the Between Zones: different zones created. Security Mode: Select the type of security or encryption you would like to enable for the guest zone. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 107: Ipv6 Firewall

    Section 3 - Configuration IPv6 Firewall The DIR-850L’s IPv6 Firewall feature allows you to configure which kind of IPv6 traffic is allowed to pass through the device. The DIR-850L’s IPv6 Firewall functions in a similar way to the IP Filters feature.
  • Page 108: Ipv6 Routing

    Use the drop-down menu to specify if the IP packet must use the WAN or LAN interface to transit out of the Router. Gateway: Enter the next hop that will be taken if this route is used. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 109: Tools

    Management interface. Remote Admin Port: The port number used to access the DIR-850L is used in the URL. Example: http://x.x.x.x:8080 whereas x.x.x.x is the Internet IP address of the DIR-850L and 8080 is the port used for the Web Management interface.
  • Page 110: Time

    To manually input the time, enter the values in these fields for the Year, Month, Day, Hour, Minute, and Second and then click Set.Time. You can also click Copy.Your.Computer’s.Time. Settings to synch the date and time with the computer you are currently on. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 111: Syslog

    The address of the SysLog server that will be Address: DIR-850L used to send the logs. You may also select your computer from the drop-down menu (only if receiving an IP address from the router via DHCP). D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 112: Email Settings

    Selecting this option will send the logs via email according to schedule. Schedule: This option is enabled when On.Schedule is selected. You can select a schedule from the list of defined schedules. To create a schedule, go to Tools.>.Schedules. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 113: System

    Any settings that have not been saved will be lost, including any rules that you have created. If you want to save the current router configuration settings, use the Save button above. Reboot Device: Click to reboot the router. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 114: Firmware

    You can upgrade the firmware of the access point here. Make sure the firmware you want to use is on the local hard drive of the computer. Click on Browse to locate the firmware file to be used for the update. Please check the D-Link support website for firmware updates at http://support.dlink.com.
  • Page 115: Dynamic Dns

    Username or Enter the Username or key for your DDNS Key: account. Password or Enter the Password or key for your DDNS account. Key: Timeout: Enter a timeout time (in hours). Status: Displays the current connection status. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 116: System Check

    Internet. Enter the IP address that you wish to Ping and click Ping. DIR-850L IPv6 Ping Test: Enter the IPv6 address that you wish to Ping and click Ping. Ping Results: The results of your ping attempts will be displayed here. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 117: Schedules

    You must click Save.Settings at the top for your schedules to go into effect. Schedule Rules The list of schedules will be listed here. Click the List: Edit icon to make changes or click the Delete icon to remove the schedule. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 118: Status

    Device Info This page displays the current information for the DIR-850L. It will display the LAN, WAN (Internet), and Wireless information. If your Internet connection is set up for a Dynamic IP address then a Release button and a Renew button will be displayed.
  • Page 119: Logs

    This option will send a copy of the router log to your email address configured in the Tools > Email.Settings. screen. Save Log: This option will save the router log to a file on your computer. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 120: Statistics

    Statistics The screen below displays the Traffic.Statistics. Here you can view the amount of packets that pass through the DIR-850L on both the WAN, LAN ports and the wireless segments. The traffic counter will reset if the device is rebooted.
  • Page 121: Internet Sessions

    The Internet Sessions page displays full details of active Internet sessions through your router. An Internet session is a conversation between a program or application on a LAN-side computer and a program or application on a WAN-side computer. DIR-850L D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 122: Routing

    Section 3 - Configuration Routing This page will display your current routing table. DIR-850L D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 123: Wireless

    Section 3 - Configuration Wireless The wireless client table displays a list of current connected wireless clients. This table also displays the connection time and MAC address of the connected wireless clients. DIR-850L D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 124: Ipv6

    Section 3 - Configuration IPv6 The IPv6 page displays a summary of the Router’s IPv6 settings and lists the IPv6 address and host name of any IPv6 clients. DIR-850L D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 125: Ipv6 Routing

    Section 3 - Configuration IPV6 Routing This page displays the IPV6 routing details configured for your router. DIR-850L D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 126: Support

    Section 3 - Configuration Support DIR-850L D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 127: Connect.a.wireless.client.to.your.router

    Blu-ray DVD players, wireless printers and cameras will have a WPS button (or a software utility with WPS) that you can press to connect to the DIR-850L router. Please refer to your user manual for the wireless device you want to connect to make sure you understand how to enable WPS.
  • Page 128: Windows® 7

    If you are joining an existing network, you will need to know the security key or passphrase being used. 1. Click on the wireless icon in your system tray (lower-right corner). Wireless Icon 2. The utility will display any available wireless networks in your area. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 129 If you get a good signal but cannot access the Internet, check your TCP/IP settings for your wireless adapter. Refer to the Networking Basics section in this manual for more information. 4. The following window appears while your computer tries to connect to the router. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 130 It may take 20-30 seconds to connect to the wireless network. If the connection fails, please verify that the security settings are correct. The key or passphrase must be exactly the same as on the wireless router. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 131: Wps

    Section 4 - Security The WPS feature of the DIR-850L can be configured using Windows® 7. Carry out the following steps to use Windows® 7 to configure the WPS feature: 1. Click the Start button and select Computer from the Start menu.
  • Page 132 Section 4 - Security 3. Double-click the DIR-850L. 4. Input the WPS PIN number (displayed in the WPS window on the Router’s LCD screen or in the Setup.> Wireless.Setup menu in the Router’s Web UI) and click Next. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 133 Section 4 - Security 5. Type a name to identify the network. 6. To configure advanced settings, click the icon. Click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 134 Make a note of the security key as you may need to provide this security key if adding an older wireless device to the network in the future. 9. Click Close to complete WPS setup. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 135: Windows Vista

    (displayed using the SSID) and click the Connect button. If you get a good signal but cannot access the Internet, check you TCP/ IP settings for your wireless adapter. Refer to the Networking.Basics section in this manual for more information. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 136: Wpa/wpa2

    1.. Open the Windows Vista® Wireless Utility by right-clicking on the wireless computer icon in your system tray (lower right corner of screen). Select Connect.to.a.network. 2.. Highlight the Wi-Fi name (SSID) you would like to connect to and click Connect. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 137 It may take 20-30 seconds to connect to the wireless network. If the connection fails, please verify that the security settings are correct. The key or passphrase must be exactly the same as on the wireless router. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 138: Wps/wcn 2.0

    Current PIN that is displayed on the Advanced > Wi-Fi.Protected.Setup section or choose to click the Generate.New.PIN button or Reset.PIN.to.Default button. If you are using third party software to set up Wi-Fi Protection, carefully follow the directions. When you are finished, proceed to the next section to set up the newly-configured router. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 139: Windows® Xp

    Wi-Fi network (displayed using the SSID) and click the Connect button. If you get a good signal but cannot access the Internet, check you TCP/ IP settings for your wireless adapter. Refer to the Networking.Basics section in this manual for more information. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 140: Wpa/wpa2

    1. Open the Windows® XP Wireless Utility by right-clicking on the wireless computer icon in your system tray (lower-right corner of screen). Select View.Available.Wireless.Networks. 2. Highlight the Wi-Fi network (SSID) you would like to connect to and click Connect. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 141 It may take 20-30 seconds to connect to the wireless network. If the connection fails, please verify that the WPA-PSK settings are correct. The Wi-Fi password must be exactly the same as on the wireless router. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 142: Troubleshooting

    1..Why.can’t.I.access.the.web-based.configuration.utility? When entering the IP address of the D-Link router (192.168.0.1 for example), you are not connecting to a website nor do you have to be connected to the Internet. The device has the utility built-in to a ROM chip in the device itself. Your computer must be on the same IP subnet to connect to the web-based utility.
  • Page 143 • Close your web browser (if open) and open it. • Access the web management. Open your web browser and enter the IP address of your D-Link router in the address bar. This should open the login page for your web management.
  • Page 144 • Windows® 95, 98, and Me users type in command (Windows® NT, 2000, XP, Vista®, and 7 users type in cmd) and press Enter.(or click OK). • Once the window opens, you’ll need to do a special ping. Use the following syntax: . ping.[url].[-f].[-l].[MTU.value] Example: ping.yahoo.com.-f.-l.1472 D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 145 • To change the MTU enter the number in the MTU field and click Save.Settings to save your settings. • Test your email. If changing the MTU does not resolve the problem, continue changing the MTU in increments of ten. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 146: Wireless.basics

    D-Link wireless products are based on industry standards to provide easy-to-use and compatible high-speed wireless connectivity within your home, business or public access wireless networks. Strictly adhering to the IEEE standard, the D-Link wireless family of products will allow you to securely access the data you want, when and where you want it. You will be able to enjoy the freedom that wireless networking delivers.
  • Page 147: What Is Wireless

    Why.D-Link.Wireless? D-Link is the worldwide leader and award winning designer, developer, and manufacturer of networking products. D-Link delivers the performance you need at a price you can afford. D-Link has all the products you need to build your network. How.does.wireless.work? Wireless works similar to how cordless phone work, through radio signals to transmit data from one point A to point B.
  • Page 148 Who.uses.wireless?. Wireless technology as become so popular in recent years that almost everyone is using it, whether it’s for home, office, business, D-Link has a wireless solution for it. Home • Gives everyone at home broadband access •...
  • Page 149: Tips

    The wireless connection in public places is usually called “hotspots”. Using a D-Link Cardbus Adapter with your laptop, you can access the hotspot to connect to Internet from remote locations like: Airports, Hotels, Coffee Shops, Libraries, Restaurants, and Convention Centers.
  • Page 150: Wireless Modes

    • Ad-Hoc – Directly connecting to another computer, for peer-to-peer communication, using wireless network adapters on each computer, such as two or more DIR-850L wireless network Cardbus adapters. An Infrastructure network contains an Access Point or wireless router. All the wireless devices, or clients, will connect to the wireless router or access point.
  • Page 151: 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 152: Statically Assign An Ip Address

    Set Primary DNS the same as the LAN IP address of your router (192.168.0.1). The Secondary DNS is not needed or you may enter a DNS server from your ISP. Step.5 Click OK twice to save your settings. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 153: Technical.specifications

    • IEEE 802.11b: 11, 5.5, 2, and 1 Mbps • IEEE 802.11g: 54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 9, and 6 Mbps • IEEE 802.11n: 6.5 to 300 Mbps • IEEE 802.11ac(Draft): 6.5 to 1300 Mbps D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 154 Operations in the 5.15-5.25GHz band are restricted to indoor usage only. Radiation Exposure Statement: This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator & your body. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...
  • Page 155 Cet équipement est conforme aux limites d’exposition aux rayonnements IC établies pour un environnement non contrôlé. Cet équipement doit être installé et utilisé avec un minimum de 20 cm de distance entre la source de rayonnement et votre corps. D-Link DIR-850L User Manual...

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