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Version 1.0 | 11/11/2013
User Manual
Wireless AC750 Dual Band Cloud Router
DIR-816L

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Version 1.0 | 11/11/2013 User Manual Wireless AC750 Dual Band Cloud Router DIR-816L...

  • Page 2: Manual Revisions

    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 November 11, 2013 • Initial release for Revision A1...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Wireless Security ..............88 Pictures ...................27 What is WPA? ..............88 Videos ..................29 Network Settings ..............89 Music ..................31 Router Settings ...............89 Folders ..................34 DHCP Server Settings ...........90 Favorites .................37 DHCP Reservation ............92 Using the mydlink SharePort™ app for Android™ ...38 D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 4

    IPv6 Routing ..............137 WPS ..................163 Tools ..................138 Windows Vista® ................. 167 Admin................138 WPA/WPA2 ................. 168 Time ................. 140 WPS/WCN 2.0 ..............170 SysLog ................141 Windows® XP ................171 Email Settings............... 142 WPA/WPA2 ................. 172 D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 5

    Table of Contents Troubleshooting.............174 Wireless.Basics..............178 What is Wireless? ..............179 Tips ....................181 Wireless Modes ................. 182 Networking.Basics............183 Check your IP address ............183 Statically Assign an IP address ..........184 Technical.Specifications..........185 D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 6: Package Contents

    Section 1 - Product Overview Package Contents DIR-816L Wireless AC750 Dual Band Cloud Router Ethernet Cable Power Adapter WI-FI Configuration Note 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-816L will cause damage and void the warranty for this product.

  • Page 7: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 8: Introduction

    Monitor in realtime websites that are being visited with recent browser history displayed on the mydlink™ Lite app – which is great for parents. The D-Link Cloud Service can detect and block unwelcomed guests who try to get into your wireless network and suspicious activities will be displayed right on your mydlink™...

  • Page 9: Features

    * Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11n and draft 802.11ac specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental conditions will adversely affect wireless signal range. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 10: Hardware Overview

    Insert a paperclip in the hole and wait for 10 seconds to reset the router to default settings. Power Button Press the power button to power on and off. Power Receptor Receptor for the supplied power adapter. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 11: Leds

    Internet LED A solid light indicates connection on the Internet port. Wi-Fi LED A green light indicates that Wi-Fi is active and available. LAN Port LED A solid green light indicates that an Ethernet connection is established. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 12: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 13: 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 14: 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. DIR-816L Computer D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 15

    7. If you are connecting to a broadband service that uses a dynamic connection (not PPPoE), you may be online already. 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. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 16: 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 12.

  • Page 17: 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 18

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 19

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 20

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 21

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 22

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 23

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 24: Qrs Mobile App

    Scan for the Wi-Fi name (SSID) as listed on the supplied info card. Select and then enter your Wi-Fi password. Step.3 Once you connect to the router, launch the QRS mobile app and it will guide you through the installation of your router. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 25: Mydlink.shareport

    USB port of the device. Note: If you connect a removable storage with many files or a large capacity, it may take a while for the router to scan and catalog your files. USB drive D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 26

    4. On your mobile device, go to your Wi-Fi settings and connect to your router’s wireless network using the default Wi-Fi settings. Your Wi-Fi network details can be found on the included Wi-Fi configuration card included with your router, or on the bottom of the router. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 27

    You can now share your files. If you are unsure about which connection method to choose, you can just click Remote.Access. After logging in, select your router from the device list. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 28

    Remote Access. Note: If you see a red wireless icon, your router’s network environment may not be suitable for a direct network connection and you may experience slow network speeds. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 29: Main Menu

    Tap on the movie icon to play videos. Tap on the music icon to play audio files. Tap on the folder icon to browse all files in a folder view. Tap on the star icon to access your favorite files. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 30: Documents

    •.Open.In...: Tap to use a third-party app to open the file. The bottom menu bar includes these options: Tap to go back to the main menu. Tap to update the list of files. Tap to reorder the files alphabetically. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 31

    Tap on a file to start the document viewer. In the viewer: Tap to add/remove the file from your Favorites. Tap to bring up the same options as >. Note: Some files may require a third-party app to view them. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 32: Pictures

    Tap to go back to the main menu. Tap to start a slideshow of your photos. Tap the screen again to bring up the menu. Tap to update the list of files. Tap to reorder the files alphabetically. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 33

    Section 3 - Configuration Tap on a file to start the photo viewer. In the viewer: Tap to add/remove the current image from your Favorites. Tap to start the slideshow. Tap to bring up the same options as >. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 34: Videos

    •.Open.In...: Lets you use a third-party app to open the file. The bottom menu bar includes these options: Tap to go back to the main menu. Tap to update the list of files. Tap to reorder the files alphabetically. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 35

    Tap to add/remove the file from your Favorites. Tapping this icon gives you additional options: •.Mail: Lets you e-mail the video. •.iCloud: Lets you store the video on iCloud. •.Open.In...: Lets you use a third-party app to open the file. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 36: Music

    •.Open.In...: Lets you use a third-party app to open the file. The bottom menu bar includes these options: Tap to go back to the main menu. Tap to update the list of files. Tap to reorder the files alphabetically. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 37

    Tap to skip to the previous/next song. Tap to enable/disable shuffle mode. To create a playlist: Tap Edit.> Add.Playlist. Enter a name for the playlist, then tap Save. The name of the playlist will appear in the browser next to the icon. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 38

    Tap Add.Music... to add songs to the current playlist. Tick the songs you wish to add and tap Done. To delete songs from the playlist: Tap Edit in the playlist browser and mark the files to be deleted. Tap Delete. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 39: Folders

    The bottom menu bar includes these options: Tap to go back to the main menu. Tap to upload files from your device to your removable storage. Tap to update the list of files. Tap to reorder the files alphabetically. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 40

    Browse to the directory you wish to create a new folder in. Tap Edit at the top right. Tap Add.Folder to add a new folder. Enter the name of the new folder, then tap Save. Tap OK to confirm folder creation. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 41

    Tap Done. During the upload process, the size of the file and the upload progress will be displayed. To upload more files, tap the + icon at the top right and repeat the steps listed above. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 42: Favorites

    Tap on a file to start the file viewer. In the viewer: Tap to add/remove the file from your Favorites. Tap to bring up additional options. Note: The file options available will vary depending on the file type. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 43: Using The Mydlink Shareport™ App For Android

    USB port of the device. Note: If you connect a removable storage with many files or a large capacity, it may take a while for the router to scan and catalog your files. USB drive D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 44

    4. On your mobile device, go to your Wi-Fi settings and connect to your router’s wireless network using the default Wi-Fi settings. Your Wi-Fi network details can be found on the included Wi-Fi configuration card included with your router, or on the bottom of the router. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 45

    For example, if you are at home connecting to your router, choose this mode. Remote.Access: Remote mode will connect you to storage on your router in a different location. For example, you are at your office connecting to your router at home. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 46

    Remote Access. Note: If you see a red wireless icon, your router’s network environment may not be suitable for a direct network connection and you may experience slow network speeds. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 47: Main Menu

    Tap on the folder icon to browse all files in a folder view. Tap on the star icon to access your favorite files. Note:.Available features may differ depending on the Android OS version of your device. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 48: Documents

    Tap to return to the main menu. Tap to update the list of files. Tap to sort the files by name, size, type, or date. Check a file then tap to delete it. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 49

    Tap the screen to bring up zoom in/out buttons. Drag the screen up or down to scroll between pages. to perform File, Find, Zoom, Reading View, Go To Page, and Bookmarks actions. Note:.Available actions may differ depending on your Android OS. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 50: Pictures

    Tap to return to the main menu. Tap to update the list of files. Tap to sort the files by name, size, type, or date. Check a file then tap to delete it. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 51

    Tap to delete the current image. Tap OK.to confirm. Tap to bring up additional options using other applications. Tap to access the image editor. Note:. This function may vary depending on the version of your Android OS. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 52: Videos

    Tap to return to the main menu. Tap to update the list of files. Tap to sort the files by name, size, type, or date. Check a file then tap this icon to delete it. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 53

    Tap on a file to start playing it. Tap on the screen to bring up the scroll bar, pause button, and play button. Tap to resume playback. Tap to pause the video. Note:.Available features may vary depending on the Android OS version installed on your device. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 54: Music

    Tap to return to the main menu. Tap to update the list of files. Tap to sort the files by name, size, type, or date. Check a file then tap this icon to delete it. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 55

    To create a playlist: Tap Add.new.playlist... Enter a name for the playlist, then tap OK. The name of the playlist will appear in the browser next to the icon. You can tap then to refresh the playlist page. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 56

    Tap Add.Music... to add songs to the current playlist. Tick the songs you wish to add and tap to save. To delete songs from the playlist: Tap Edit in the playlist browser and mark the files to be deleted. then tap OK. to confirm. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 57: Folders

    Tap to return to the main menu. Tap to access file options. In the file browser: Tap to return to the main menu. Tap to upload files. Tap to refresh, sort, create a new folder, or mark files for deletion and copying. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 58

    Tap OK.to confirm. Tap on To copy files: Tap on .to select files for copying. Tick the box next to each file for copying. Tap on to browse to the destination. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 59

    You can also tap New.Folder if you wish to create a folder in the current directory. To create a new folder: Browse to the directory you wish to create a new folder in. then Enter the name of the folder in the box, then tap OK. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 60

    Tap Upload. During the upload process, the size of the file and the upload progress will be displayed under the file name. To remove a file from the upload queue, tap the X next to it. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 61: Favorites

    Tap to return to the main menu. Tap to update the list of files. Tap to sort the files by name, size, type, or date. Check a file then tap to delete it. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 62: Configuration

    Section 3 - Configuration Configuration 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). Leave the password blank by default. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 63: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 64: 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 65

    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 ISP provided you with IP Address information that has to be manually configured. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 66

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 67

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 68

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 69

    Internet connection, but using a second DNS address provides more stability. 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 70: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 71

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 72: Static (assigned By Isp)

    Router. It is not recommended that you change the default 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 73: Pppoe (dsl)

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 74

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 75: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 76

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 77: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 78

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 79: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 80: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 81

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 82

    Section 3 - Configuration 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 83: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 84: Manual Wireless Network Setup

    To initiate the Manual Wireless Setup page, click on the Manual Wireless Connection Setup button. On this page the user can configure all the parameters related to the wireless connectivity of this router. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 85

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 86

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 87

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 88

    RADIUS Server Enter the shared secret used here. This secret phrase needs to be the same on all of the wireless clients for them to Shared Secret: be able to connect to the wireless network successfully. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 89

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 90

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 91

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 92

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 93: Wireless Security

    WPA/WPA2 incorporates user authentication through the Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP). EAP is built on a more secure public key encryption system to ensure that only authorized network users can access the network. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 94: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 95: Dhcp Server Settings

    LAN. Check this box to allow the DHCP Server to offer NetBIOS NetBIOS configuration settings to the LAN hosts. NetBIOS allow LAN Announcement: hosts to discover all other computers within the network, e.g. within Network Neighborhood. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 96

    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 Address: Enter your WINS Server IP address(es). D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 97: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 98: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 99

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 100

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 101: Media Server

    Server: Choose the location of the iTunes Library folder you wish to Folder: share or check the box to use the root folder if it is located on the root folder of the connected drive. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 102: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 103

    If uncheck, you can specify what prefix ULA should use in the following field. ULA Prefix: If Use. default. ULA. prefix is unchecked, you must specify a ULA prefix that will be used by your router for IPV6 local connectivity. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 104: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 105

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 106

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 107

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 108

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 109: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 110: Static Ipv6

    Enter the LAN (local) IPv6 address for the router. 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. IPv6 Address Lifetime: Enter the IPv6 Address Lifetime (in minutes). D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 111

    Enter the LAN (local) IPv6 address for the router. LAN Link-Local Address: Displays the Router’s LAN Link-Local Address. Enable Check to enable the Autoconfiguration feature. Autoconfiguration: Select Stateful.(DHCPv6), SLAAC.+.RDNSS or SLAAC. Autoconfiguration Type: +.Stateless.DHCPv6. IPv6 Address Lifetime: Enter the IPv6 Address Lifetime (in minutes). D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 112

    MTU for optimal performance with your specific ISP. 1492 is the default MTU. IPv6 DNS Settings: Select either Obtain.DNS.server.address.automatically or Use.the.following.DNS.Address. Primary/Secondary DNS Enter the primary and secondary DNS server addresses. Address: LAN IPv6 Address: Enter the LAN (local) IPv6 address for the router. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 113

    Section 3 - Configuration LAN Link-Local Address: Displays the Router’s LAN Link-Local Address. Enable Autoconfiguration: Check to enable the Autoconfiguration feature. Autoconfiguration Type: Select Stateful.(DHCPv6), SLAAC.+.RDNSS or SLAAC.+.Stateless.DHCPv6. IPv6 Address Lifetime: Enter the IPv6 Address Lifetime (in minutes). D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 114: Ipv6 In Ipv4 Tunneling

    Use.the.following.DNS.Address. Primary/Secondary Enter the primary and secondary DNS server addresses. DNS Address: LAN IPv6 Address: Enter the LAN (local) IPv6 address for the router. LAN IPv6 Link Local Displays the Router’s LAN Link-Local Address. Address: D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 115

    Section 3 - Configuration Enable Check to enable the Autoconfiguration feature. Autoconfiguration: Autoconfiguration Select Stateful.(DHCPv6), SLAAC.+.RDNSS or SLAAC.+.Stateless.DHCPv6. Type: Pv6 Address Enter the Router Advertisement Lifetime (in minutes). Lifetime: D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 116: To 4 Tunneling

    Enter the LAN (local) IPv6 address for the router. LAN Link-Local Displays the Router’s LAN Link-Local Address. Address: Enable Check to enable the Autoconfiguration feature. Autoconfiguration: Select Stateful.(DHCPv6), SLAAC.+.RDNSS or SLAAC.+. Autoconfiguration Stateless.DHCPv6. Type: IPv6 Address Enter the IPv6 Address Lifetime (in minutes). Lifetime: D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 117

    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 Lifetime: minutes). D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 118

    Section 3 - Configuration Link-Local Connectivity My IPv6 Connection: Select Link-Local.Only from the drop-down menu. LAN IPv6 Link Local Address Settings: Displays the IPv6 address of the router. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 119: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 120

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 121

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 122: Advanced

    You can create your own times in the Tools > Schedules section. Select Allow.All (most common) or a created Inbound filter. Inbound Filter: You may create your own inbound filters in the Advanced. >.Inbound.Filter page. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 123: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 124: Application Rules

    The schedule of time when the Application Rule will be enabled. The schedule may be set to Always, which will allow the particular service to always be enabled. You can create your own times in the Tools > Schedules section. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 125: Qos Engine

    IDs 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 126

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 127: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 128: Inbound Filters

    Inbound Filter This section will list any rules that are created. You may click the Edit icon to change the settings or Rules List: enable/disable the rule, or click the Delete icon to remove the rule. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 129: Access Control

    P2P utilities or games. Add Policy: Click the Add.Policy button to start the Access Control Wizard. Access Control Wizard Click Next to continue with the wizard. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 130

    • 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. Click Save to save the access control rule. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 131

    Section 3 - Configuration Your newly created policy will now show up under Policy.Table. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 132: Website Filters

    Web.Filter under the Access Control section. Select either DENY.computers.access.to.ONLY. Add Website these. sites or ALLOW. computers. access. to. Filtering Rule: ONLY.these.sites. Enter the keywords or URLs that you want to allow Website URL/ or block. Click Save.Settings. Domain: D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 133: Firewall Settings

    It validates that the traffic passing through the session conforms to the protocol. Anti-Spoof Check: Enable this feature to protect your network from certain kinds of “spoofing” attacks. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 134

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 135: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 136: Advanced Wireless

    Enable this option to reduce interference from other wireless networks in your area. If the channel width is operating at 40 MHz and there is another wireless network’s channel over-lapping and causing interference, the router will automatically change to 20 MHz. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 137: Wi-fi Protected Setup (wps)

    Restore the default PIN of the router. Default: Generate New PIN: Create a random number that is a valid PIN. This becomes the router’s PIN. You can then copy this PIN to the user interface of the wireless client. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 138

    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. WPS Button D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 139: Advanced Network Settings

    Check the box to allow multicast traffic to pass through Multicast Streams: the router from the Internet (IPv4). Enable IPV6 Check the box to allow multicast traffic to pass through Multicast Streams: the router from the Internet (IPv6). D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 140: Guest Zone

    Enable Routing Check to allow network connectivity between the different Between Zones: zones created. Security Mode: Select the type of security or encryption you would like to enable for the guest zone. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 141: Ipv6 Firewall

    Select the protocol of the firewall port (All, TCP, UDP, or Protocol: ICMP). Port Range: Enter the first port of the range that will be used for the firewall rule in the first box and enter the last port in the field in the second box. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 142: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 143: Tools

    This means to connect to the router, you must enter https://192.168.0.1 (for example) instead of http://192.168.0.1. Enable Remote Remote management allows the DIR-816L to be configured Management: from the Internet by a web browser. A username/password is still required to access the Web Management interface. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 144

    This section will list any rules that are created. You may click the Edit icon to change the settings or enable/disable the rule, or click the Inbound Filter: Delete icon to remove the rule. Details will display the current status. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 145: 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 Sync.Your.Computer’s.Time.Settings to synch the date and time with the computer you are currently on. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 146: Syslog

    You may also select your computer from the drop-down menu (only if receiving an IP address from the router via DHCP). This option only becomes available if you enable loggin to a syslog server. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 147: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 148: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 149: 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 150: Dynamic Dns

    IPv6. IPv6 Address: Enter the IPv6 address of the host you would like to assign a DDNS name to. Host Name: Enter the DDNS host name that will be associated to the IPv6 address. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 151: System Check

    Internet. Enter the IP address that you wish to Ping and click Ping. 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 152: 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 Edit List: icon to make changes or click the Delete icon to remove the schedule. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 153: Status

    Displays the 5 GHz wireless MAC address and your wireless settings such as SSID and Channel. LAN Computers: Displays computers and devices that are connected to the router via Ethernet and that are receiving an IP address assigned by the router (DHCP). D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 154: Logs

    Click to go to the next page. Clear: Clears all of the log contents. Link to Email Log This option will send a copy of the router log to your email Settings: address configured in the Tools > Email.Settings.screen. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 155: Statistics

    The screen below displays the Traffic.Statistics. Here you can view the amount of packets that pass through the DIR-816L on both the WAN, LAN ports and the wireless segments. The traffic counter will reset if the device is rebooted. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 156: 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. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 157: 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. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 158: Routing

    Section 3 - Configuration Routing This page will display your current routing table. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 159: Ipv6

    Section 3 - Configuration IPv6 The IPv6 page displays a summary of the router IPv6 settings and lists the IPv6 address and host name of any IPv6 clients. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 160: Ipv6 Routing

    Section 3 - Configuration IPV6 Routing This page displays the IPV6 routing details configured for your router. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 161: Support

    Section 3 - Configuration Support D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 162: Connect.a.wireless.client.to.your.router

    Step.2 - Within 2 minutes, press the WPS button on your wireless client (or launch the software utility and start the WPS process). Step.3 - Allow up to 1 minute to configure. Once the Internet light stops blinking, you will be connected and your wireless connection will be secure with WPA2. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 163: Windows® 8

    To join an existing network, locate the wireless network icon in the taskbar, next to the time display. Wireless Icon Clicking on this icon will display a list of wireless networks which are within connecting proximity of your computer. Select the desired network by clicking on the network name. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 164

    WPS button on your router at the point to enable the WPS function. When you have established a successful connection a wireless network, the word Connected.will appear next to the name of the network to which you are connected. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 165: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 166

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 167

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 168: Wps

    The WPS feature of the DIR-816L 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. 2. Click Network on the left side. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 169

    Section 5 - Connecting to a Wireless Network 3. Double-click the DIR-816L. 4. Input the WPS PIN number (on the router label) in the Setup.> Wireless.Setup menu in the router Web UI) and click Next. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 170

    Section 5 - Connecting to a Wireless Network 5. Type a name to identify the network. 6. To configure advanced settings, click the icon. Click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 171

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 172: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 173: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 174

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 175: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 176: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 177: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 178

    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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 179: 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 180

    • 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 181

    • 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 182

    • 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 183: 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 184: 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 185

    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 186: 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 187: Wireless Modes

    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. An ad-hoc network contains only clients, such as laptops with wireless cardbus adapters. All the adapters must be in ad-hoc mode to communicate. D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

  • Page 188: 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 189: 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-816L User Manual...

  • Page 190: Technical.specifications

    151.6 x 112 x 30.5 mm (5.97 x 4.41 x 1.2 inches) • IEEE 802.11g: 2400 MHz~2484 MHz • 204 grams (7.2 ounces) • IEEE 802.11n: 2400 MHz~2484 MHz, 5180 MHz~5240 MHz, 5745 MHz~5825 MHz • IEEE 802.11ac: 5180 MHz~5240 MHz, 5745 MHz~5825 MHz D-Link DIR-816L User Manual...

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