D-Link DIR-880L User Manual

Wireless ac1900 dual band gigabit cloud router.
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Version 1.00 | 02/07/2014
Wireless AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit Cloud Router
DIR-880L

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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Version 1.00 | 02/07/2014 User Manual Wireless AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit Cloud Router DIR-880L...

  • 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 1.00 February 07, 2014 • Initial release...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Internet (Router Mode) .............67 iPhone®, and iPod Touch® ..........24 IPv6 ..................76 Main Menu ...............28 Internet (Bridge Mode) .............91 Documents ...............29 Wireless (Router Mode) ............94 Pictures ................31 Guest Zone ...............96 Videos.................33 Wireless (Bridge Mode) .............97 Music ..................35 Network ..................98 D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    System Log ................. 117 Admin .................. 118 Technical Specifications ..........150 System ................119 Safety Statements ............151 Upgrade ................120 Statistics ................121 Connect a Wireless Client to your Router ....122 WPS Button ................122 Windows® 8 ................123 D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 5: Package Contents

    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-880L 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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 7

    Lite app – which is great for parents. SharePort technology lets you take advantage of the USB 3.0 port found on the back of your DIR-880L (as well as an additional USB 2.0 port).

  • Page 8

    • Cloud Features - The DIR-880L support the QRS Mobile app to setup the router using a mobile device. It is also mydlink-enabled so you can remotely access and mange your DIR-880L from a mobile device. The mydlink SharePort™...

  • Page 9: Antenna Setup

    For best performance, position the router’s antennas with their flat side 45° 45° facing towards the front, and tilt the left and right antennas sideways from the center at a 45 degree angle. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 10: Hardware Overview

    Press the power button to power on and off. 7 Power Receptor Receptor for the supplied power adapter. 8 USB 3.0 Port Connect a USB flash drive to share content , or connect it to a USB printer to share it on your network. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 11

    USB 2.0 LED A solid blue light indicates that a USB device detected in the USB 2.0 port. USB 3.0 LED A solid blue light indicates that a USB device detected in the USB 3.0 port. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 12: Before You Begin

    • 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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 13: Wireless Installation Considerations

    RF (radio frequency) noise in your home or business. The key to maximizing wireless range is to follow these basic guidelines: 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...

  • Page 14: Wall Mounting

    Section 2 - Installation Wall Mounting You can mount the DIR-880L on a wall or partition for ease and convenience. To wall mount your device: Step 1 Screw the provided screws to the wall to which the router will be mounted.

  • Page 15: 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. Computer DIR-880L D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 16

    Note: This unit is to be used with power supply model WA-36C12R. Computer DIR-880L Modem INTERNET 7. If you are connecting to a broadband service, you may be online already and further configuration will be optional. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 17: Getting Started

    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 18: Setup Wizard

    61. The 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. Please wait while your router detects your Internet connection type. If the router detects your Internet connection, you may need to enter your ISP information such as username and password.

  • Page 19

    Note: Make sure to remove your PPPoE software from your computer. The software is no longer needed and will not work through a router. If the router detected or you selected Static, enter the IP and DNS settings supplied by your ISP. Click Next to continue. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 20

    Click Next to continue. The Summary window will display your settings. Click Next if you are satisfied, or click Back to make changes to them. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 21

    If you clicked No, fill out the requested information and click Next to create your mydlink account. At the end of the wizard, you will be presented with a final summary of your settings. Click Finish to close the wizard. D-Link DIR-880L 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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 23: 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 from the Home screen of your device. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 24

    Plug one end of the provided Ethernet cable into your DSL or cable modem, and plug the other end into the port marked INTERNET on the DIR-880L. Tap Next to automatically detect your Internet connection and proceed to the next step.

  • Page 25

    Enter the administrator password of your choice. Unlike the Wi-Fi password, this password is only required when you need to configure the router. See page 61 for details of when this password is used. Tap Next to proceed. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 26

    Skip to proceed. Step 9 If you wish to receive push notifications whenever a new firmware update is available, check the Notify me when new firmware is available box and tap Next. Otherwise, just tap Next to proceed. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 27

    You will be presented with a summary of your chosen settings. If you wish to make any changes, tap Back to step back through the previous pages. Otherwise, tap Next to complete the setup. Congratulations, your device has been successfully configured! You may now exit the QRS app. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 28: Mydlink Shareport

    Streaming performance will vary depending on the quality of your Internet connection. Note: If you choose to skip the mydlink SharePort registration during the initial setup of your DIR-880L, you may begin the registration process anytime by accessing the mydlink SharePort feature from within the router configuration. Please see page 96 for details on how to begin the mydlink shareport registration process.

  • Page 29

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 30

    Remote mode will connect you to storage on your router in a different location. For example, from your office connecting to your router at home. If you are directly connected to the DIR-880L’s wireless network, tap Local Access and enter the Admin Password of your router, then tap Log If you are connecting through the Internet tap Remote Access and enter your mydlink login information, then tap Log In.

  • Page 31

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 32: 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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 33

    Section 3 - Getting Started Documents The Documents section allows you to share, print, and view documents streamed from your DIR-880L to your mobile device. Tap the document icon on the main menu to browse the documents on your mobile device. Search Bar: Enter a filename here to search your storage.

  • Page 34

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 35

    Section 3 - Getting Started Pictures The Pictures section allows you to stream images from your DIR-880L to your mobile device. Tap the camera icon on the main menu to browse your photo collection on your removable storage. Search Bar: Enter a filename here to search your storage.

  • Page 36

    Section 3 - Getting Started 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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 37

    Section 3 - Getting Started Videos The Videos section allows you to stream video clips and movies from your DIR-880L to your mobile device. Tap the movie icon on the main menu to browse your videos on your removable storage. Search Bar: Enter a filename here to search for a specific file.

  • Page 38

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 39

    Section 3 - Getting Started Music The Music section allows you to stream songs from your DIR-880L to your mobile device. Tap the music icon on the main menu to browse your music collection on your removable storage. Search Bar: Enter a filename here to search your storage.

  • Page 40

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 41

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 42

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 43

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 44

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 45

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 46: Using The Mydlink Shareport™ App For Android

    Make sure the device is powered on. Then plug your USB drive into the 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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 47

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 48

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 49

    Section 3 - Getting Started If you are directly connected to the DIR-880L’s wireless network, tap Local Access and enter the Admin Password of your router, then tap Log In. If you are connecting through the Internet tap Remote Access and enter your mydlink login information, then tap Log In.

  • Page 50

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 51

    Section 3 - Getting Started Documents The Documents section allows you to share, print, and view documents streamed from your DIR-880L to your mobile device. Tap the document icon on the main menu to browse the files on your mobile device. Search Bar: Type in the name of a file to search for it.

  • Page 52

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 53

    Section 3 - Getting Started Pictures The Pictures section allows you to view images streamed from your DIR-880L to your mobile device. Tap the camera icon on the main menu to browse your photo collection on your removable storage. Search Bar: Type in the name of a file to search for it.

  • Page 54

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 55

    Section 3 - Getting Started Videos The Videos section allows you to stream video clips and movies from your DIR-880L to your mobile device. Tap the movie icon on the main menu to browse your videos on your removable storage. Search Bar: Type in the name of a file to search for it.

  • Page 56

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 57

    Section 3 - Getting Started Music The Music section allows you to stream songs from your DIR-880L to your mobile device. Tap the music icon on the main menu to browse your music collection on your removable storage. Search Bar: Type in the name of a file to search for it.

  • Page 58

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 59

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 60

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 61

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 62

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 63

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 64

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 65

    The bar at the top of the page has quick access to Settings and Management functions. You may quickly jump back Home at any time. Note: The system will automatically log out after a period of inactivity. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 66: Device Mode

    Section 4 - Configuration Device Mode The DIR-880L can be placed into two device modes: Router Mode and Bridge Mode. The default mode is Router Mode. To change the device mode, in the Settings menu on the bar on the top of the page, click Internet to see the Internet configuration options.

  • Page 67

    Click IPv4 or IPv6 to see details of the IPv4 connection and IPv6 connection respectively. Click Release to disconnect from the Internet. If you do this and wish to reconnect, click Renew. To reconfigure the Internet settings, refer to page 67. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 68

    Section 4 - Configuration DIR-880L Click on the DIR-880L icon to view details about the router and its wireless settings. Here you can see the router’s current wireless settings, as well as its MAC address and IPv4/IPv6 addresses. To reconfigure the network settings, either click Go to settings on the lower left, or click Settings (at the top of the page) and then Network on the menu that appears.

  • Page 69: Connected Clients

    Displays the vendor of the device. IP Address: Enter a specific IP address for this client. Reserve IP: Enable to reserve this IP address for this client. Access: Allow or Block access to the router. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 70: Usb Device

    DLNA media server, SharePort, and Windows File Sharing. If you have a USB device connected, you can see its name and how much free space it has. To configure your SharePort settings, click Go to settings and refer to page 100. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 71: Internet (router Mode)

    For PPPoE refer to page 70. For PPTP refer to page 71. For L2TP refer to page 73. For DS-Lite refer to page 75. To configure an IPv6 connection, click the IPv6 link. Refer to page 76. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 72

    The default MAC address is set to the Internet port’s physical interface Clone: MAC address on the router. You can use the drop-down menu to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of a connected client. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 73

    The default MAC address is set to the Internet port’s physical interface Clone: MAC address on the router. You can use drop-down menu to replace the Internet port’s MAC address with the MAC address of a connected client. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 74

    Enter the secondary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP. Server: MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your ISP. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 75

    Enter the subnet mask provided by your ISP (Static IP only). Mask: PPTP Gateway Enter the gateway IP address provided by your ISP (Static IP only). IP Address: Primary DNS Enter the primary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP. Server: D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 76

    Enter the secondary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP. Server: MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your ISP. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 77

    Enter the subnet mask provided by your ISP (Static IP only). Mask: L2TP Gateway Enter the gateway IP address provided by your ISP (Static IP only). IP Address: Primary DNS Enter the primary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP. Server: D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 78

    Enter the secondary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP. Server: MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your ISP. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 79

    Address: WAN IPv6 Once connected, the WAN IPv6 address will be displayed here. Address: IPv6 WAN Once connected, the IPv6 WAN default gateway address will be Default displayed here. Gateway: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 80

    For PPPoE refer to page 83. For IPv6 in IPv4 Tunnel refer to page 85. For 6 to 4 refer to page 87. For 6rd refer to page 88. For Local Connectivity Only refer to page 90. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 81: Auto Detection

    LAN IPv6 Link- Displays the router’s LAN link-local address. Local Address: Enable Enable or disable the Automatic IPv6 Address Assignment feature. Automatic IPv6 Address Assignment: Enable Enable or disable automatic DHCP-PD services. Automatic DHCP-PD in LAN: D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 82

    Section 4 - Configuration Auto Select Stateful (DHCPv6), SLAAC + RDNSS or SLAAC + Stateless Configuration DHCPv6. Type: Router Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 83: Static Ipv6

    LAN IPv6 Enter the LAN (local) IPv6 address for the router. Address: LAN IPv6 Link- Displays the router’s LAN link-local address. Local Address: Enable Check to enable the Automatic IPv6 Address Assignment feature. Automatic IPv6 Address Assignment: D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 84

    Section 4 - Configuration Auto Select Stateful (DHCPv6), SLAAC + RDNSS or SLAAC + Stateless Configuration DHCPv6. Type: Router Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 85

    LAN IPv6 Link- Displays the router’s LAN link-local address. Local Address: Enable Enable or disable the Automatic IPv6 Address Assignment feature. Automatic IPv6 Address Assignment: Enable Enable or disable automatic DHCP-PD services. Automatic DHCP-PD in LAN: D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 86

    Section 4 - Configuration Auto Select Stateful (DHCPv6), SLAAC + RDNSS or SLAAC + Stateless Configuration DHCPv6. Type: Router Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 87

    If you selected Use the following DNS address above, enter the Server: primary DNS server address. If you selected Use the following DNS address above, enter the Secondary DNS Server: secondary DNS server address. Enable DHCP- Enable or disable prefix delegation services. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 88

    Enable or disable the Automatic IPv6 Address Assignment feature. Automatic IPv6 Address Assignment: Auto Select Stateful (DHCPv6), SLAAC + RDNSS or SLAAC + Stateless Configuration DHCPv6. Type: Router Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 89: Ipv6 In Ipv4 Tunnel

    If you selected Use the following DNS address above, enter the Secondary DNS Server: secondary DNS server address. Enable DHCP- Enable or disable prefix delegation services. LAN IPv6 If you disabled DHCP-PD, enter the LAN (local) IPv6 address for the Address: router. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 90

    Enable or disable automatic DHCP-PD services. Automatic DHCP-PD in LAN: Auto Select Stateful (DHCPv6), SLAAC + RDNSS or SLAAC + Stateless Configuration DHCPv6. Type: Router Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 91

    Check to enable the Automatic IPv6 Address Assignment feature. Automatic IPv6 Address Assignment: Select Stateful (DHCPv6), SLAAC + RDNSS or SLAAC + Stateless Auto Configuration DHCPv6. Type: Router Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 92

    Enter the 6rd border relay IPv4 address settings supplied by your ISP Relay IPv4 (manual configuration only). Address: LAN IPv6 Enter the LAN (local) IPv6 address for the router. Address: LAN IPv6 Link- Displays the router’s LAN link-local address. Local Address: D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 93

    Check to enable the Automatic IPv6 Address Assignment feature. Automatic IPv6 Address Assignment: Auto Select Stateful (DHCPv6), SLAAC + RDNSS or SLAAC + Stateless Configuration DHCPv6. Type: Router Enter the IPv6 address lifetime (in minutes). Advertisement Lifetime: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 94: Local Connectivity Only

    ULA Prefix: If you wish to choose your own ULA prefix, enter it here. Current IPv6 This section will display the current settings for your IPv6 ULA. ULA Settings: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 95: Internet (bridge Mode)

    You will be presented with the appropriate options for your connection type. Click Advanced Settings... to expand the list and see all of the options. For Dynamic IP (DHCP) refer to page 92. For Static IP refer to page 93. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 96

    Enter the secondary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP. This Server: address is usually obtained automatically from your ISP. MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your ISP. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 97

    Enter the secondary DNS server IP address assigned by your ISP. Server: MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your ISP. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 98: Wireless (router Mode)

    20 MHz if you are not using any 802.11n wireless clients. Visibility Status: The default setting is Visible. Select Invisible if you do not want to broadcast the SSID of your wireless network. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 99

    Use the drop-down menu to select the time schedule that the rule will be enabled on. The schedule may be set to Always Enable, or you can create your own schedules in the Schedules section (refer to page 116). Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 100: Guest Zone

    Internet Access Enabling this option will confine connectivity to the Internet, Only: disallowing guests from accessing other local network devices. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 101: Wireless (bridge Mode)

    You can see the wireless signal strength of each network, and the padlock icon means that a password is required to connect to that network. Click Select to finalize your choice, then Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 102

    Enter the starting and ending IP addresses for the DHCP server’s IP Address Range: assignment. Note: If you statically (manually) assign IP addresses to your computers or devices, make sure the IP addresses are outside of this range or you may have an IP conflict. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 103

    Enable to allow IPv4 multicast traffic to pass through the router from Stream: the Internet. IPv6 Multicast Enable to allow IPv6 multicast traffic to pass through the router from Stream: the Internet. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 104

    SharePort drive through a web browser from a device on your network. Click Save when you are done. To manage user accounts for SharePort access, click Create User and refer to the next page for details. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 105: Create User

    Browse and browse to the desired folder. Click OK when you are done. The new user should be added to the list of user accounts. To save the new list, click Save. To return to the SharePort page, click SharePort. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 106

    If you already have a mydlink account, click Yes, I have a mydlink account. Enter your email address (which is also your username) and your password. Then, click Sign In to register your existing mydlink account with your router. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 107: Qos Engine

    If you want to remove a priority assignment from a device and return it to the All Devices list, click the cross icon in the top right of the device card. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 108: Firewall Settings

    Checking: IPv6 Simple Enable or disable IPv6 simple security. Security: IPv6 Ingress Enable or disable IPv6 ingress filtering. Filtering: PPTP: Allows multiple machines on the LAN to connect to their corporate network using the PPTP protocol. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 109

    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. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 110: Ipv4/ipv6 Rules

    Use the drop-down menu to select the time schedule that the rule will be enabled on. The schedule may be set to Always Enable, or you can create your own schedules in the Schedules section (refer to page 116). Click OK when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 111: Port Forwarding

    Use the drop-down menu to select the time schedule that the rule will be enabled on. The schedule may be set to Always Enable, or you can create your own schedules in the Schedules section (refer to page 116). Click OK when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 112: Virtual Server

    Use the drop-down menu to select the time schedule that the rule will be enabled on. The schedule may be set to Always Enable, or you can create your own schedules in the Schedules section (refer to page 116). Click OK when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 113: Website Filter

    Create New Rule. Next, under Website URL/Domain enter the URL or domain. If you wish to remove a rule, click on its trash can icon in the Delete column. If you wish to edit a rule, simply replace the URL or domain. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 114: Static Routes

    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. Click OK when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 115

    Metric: Enter the metric value for this rule here. Interface: Select the interface that the IP packet must use to transit out of the router when this route is used. Click OK when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 116: Dynamic Dns

    Time Out: Enter a timeout time (in hours). Click Save when you are done. At the bottom of the page are the IPv6 host settings. To configure an IPv6 dynamic DNS host, refer to page 113. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 117: Ipv6 Host

    Enter the host name that you registered with your dynamic DNS service provider. IPv6 Address: Enter the IPv6 address of the dynamic DNS server. Alternatively, select the server device in the drop-down menu. Click OK when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 118: Quick Vpn

    Drive: device. Select either MSCHAPv2, PAP, or CHAP. Authentication Protocol: MPPE: Select either None, RC4-40, or RC4-128. Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 119: Time & Schedule

    Click Save when you are done. To configure and manage your schedules, click Schedule and refer to page 116. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 120

    You can add multiple days to the schedule, but only one period per day. To remove a time period from the schedule, click on the cross icon. Click OK when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 121: System Log

    The schedule may be set to Always Enable, or you can create your own schedules in the Schedules section (refer to page 116). Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 122

    Internet by a web browser. A password is still required to access the web management interface. Remote Admin The port number used to access the DIR-880L is used in the URL. Port: Example: http://x.x.x.x:8080 where x.x.x.x is the Internet IP address of the DIR-880L and 8080 is the port used for the web management interface.

  • Page 123

    If you want to save the current router configuration settings, use the Save Settings To Local Hard Drive button above. Reboot The Click to reboot the router. Device: Click Save when you are done. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 124

    Next, click the Upgrade Firmware button and Firmware: browse to the file to install the new firmware. You can also browse to a language pack file to install a new language pack. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 125

    You can view the Internet, LAN, Wi-Fi 2.4GHz, or Wi-Fi 5GHz by clicking on the respective tabs at the top. The graph will update in real time. To clear the information on the graph, click Clear. The traffic counter will reset if the device is rebooted. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 126: Connect A Wireless Client To Your Router, Wps Button

    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-880L 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 127

    Wireless Icon Clicking on this icon will display a list of wireless networks that are within connecting proximity of your computer. Select the desired network by clicking on the network name. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 128

    WPS button on your router during this step to enable the WPS function. When you have established a successful connection to a wireless network, the word Connected will appear next to the name of the network to which you are connected to. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 129

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 130

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 131

    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 the one on the wireless router. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 132

    Section 5 - Connecting to a Wireless Network The WPS feature of the DIR-880L 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 133

    Section 5 - Connecting to a Wireless Network 3. Double-click the DIR-880L. 4. Input the WPS PIN number (on the router label) in the Setup > Wireless Setup menu in the Router’s Web UI) and click Next. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 134

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 135

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 136: 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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 137

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 138

    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 the one on the wireless router. D-Link DIR-880L 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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 140

    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-880L 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-880L 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-880L 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-880L 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

    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 similarly to how cordless phones work, through radio signals that 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 Uses/Benefits • Gives everyone at home broadband access •...

  • Page 149

    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 the 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-880L 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

    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-880L User Manual...

  • Page 153: Wireless Security, What Is Wpa

    Appendix B - Networking Basics Wireless Security This section will show you the different levels of security you can use to protect your data from intruders. The DIR-880L offers the following types of security: • WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2) •...

  • Page 154: Technical Specifications

    Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range. 2 Frequency Range varies depending on country’s regulation. 3 The DIR-880L does not include 5.25-5.35GHz & 5.47-5.725GHz in some regions. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 155: Safety Statements

    For product available in the USA/Canada market, only channel 1~11 can be operated. Selection of other channels is not possible. This device and its antennas(s) must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter except in accordance with FCC multi-transmitter product procedures. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 156

    Pour les produits disponibles aux États-Unis / Canada du marché, seul le canal 1 à 11 peuvent être exploités. Sélection d'autres canaux n'est pas possible. Cet appareil et son antenne (s) ne doit pas être co-localisés ou fonctionnement en association avec une autre antenne ou transmetteur. D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

  • Page 157

    Avertissement: Cet appareil doit etre utilise avec une source de courrant, modele WA-36C12R. Table for Filed Antenna Ant. Brand Model No. Type Gain (dBi) Cable loss True Gain (dBi) 2.4GHz 5GHz 2.4GHz 5GHz 2.4GHz 5GHz WHA YU C037-510901-A Dipole 4.15 1.15 WHA YU C037-511311-A Dipole 4.15 1.15 D-Link DIR-880L User Manual...

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