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DNS-312H
Network Attached Storage
Manual
Building Networks for People
Ver.1.01
2005/08/31
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    DNS-312H Network Attached Storage Manual Building Networks for People Ver.1.01 2005/08/31...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    LEDs ……………................9 Physical Connections ...............10 Getting Started ................11 D-Link Storage Utility ................ 11 Double-click the D-Link Storage Utility icon........11 Setup Wizard..................15 Enter the default IP ................15 Enter the default user name ............. 16 Start the wizard ................. 16 Enter system information..............

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    Editing group information..............32 Deleting a group ................33 Share Management ................33 Creating a new share ............... 34 Editing share information..............36 Deleting a share ................37 Hard Drive Hibernation ..............38 USB Disk..................39 USB Printer ..................40 Tools....................43 Time Setup ..................43 Set the time manually ...............

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    Table of Content Online Help ..................62 Individual Help..................62 Overall Help..................63...

  • Page 5: Introduction

    PC. All you have to do is plug in the network cable of the device running D-Link DNS-312H to your computer, or the hub or switch in the same network environment, and then you are ready to start storing your home entertainment files in the device.

  • Page 6: Specifications

    Specifications Networking Network Network Types File Protocols Client types Protocols Microsoft Windows 98, ME, NT 4.0, CIFS, SMB TCP/IP network 2000, XP Apple AppleTalk, Apple Macintosh 7.x, 8.x, Macintosh TCP/IP 9.x, OS X network LAN port setting Manual configuration Type DHCP Management User/ Group/ Share...

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    E-mail notification Encoding U.S. English (Code Page 437) Greek (Code Page 737) Western European (Code Page 850) MS-DOS Latin 2 (Code Page 852) Icelandic (Code Page 861) Available codepage Cyrillic (Code Page 866) Japanese SJIS (Code Page 932) Simplified Chinese (Code Page 936) Korean Hangul (Code Page 949) Traditional Chinese (Code Page 950) USB Support...

  • Page 8: Package Contents

    Package Contents Contents of package: • One D-Link DNS-312H Media Storage Server device • One Category 5 cable • One power switch with power cord • One CD-ROM • One QIG If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller.

  • Page 9: Leds

    LEDs Power: A solid light indicates a proper connection. No light indicates the power is off. LAN: A solid light indicates a proper connection to LAN port. A blinking light indicates that data is being transferred. No light indicates the port is disconnected. HDD: A blinking light indicates the HD is in read/write mode.

  • Page 10: Physical Connections

    Physical Connections USB Ports for Printer Server/USB HDD: Please use the USB printer cable to connect the DNS-312H’s USB Port (for printer server) or USB HDD for additional volume. Reset: Pressing this button restores the DNS-312H to its original factory default settings.

  • Page 11: Getting Started

    Getting Started D-Link Storage Utility D-Link Storage Utility is a tool to connect and use the DNS-312H Network Attached Storage device. Double-click the D-Link Storage Utility icon Double-click the D-Link Storage Utility icon. This will automatically detect all servers on the network at the moment by displaying...

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    After it is finished searching, a detailed list will be shown, as below. This includes Device Name, MAC Address, IP Address, and Netmask.

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    Note: The default IP address of the DNS-312H is 192.168.0.101. You now are able to set the IP address of the DNS-312H by clicking the Set IP button on the System Configuration window. Enter the appropriate information in the following pop-up dialogue and input admin password then click OK.

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    Clicking the correct server name from the list displayed in the System Configuration window will open the default file folders provided for the user account. Please note that in order for media files to be displayed, they must be placed in the “media_content”...

  • Page 15: Setup Wizard

    Setup Wizard Please follow the steps below to run the initialization wizard: Enter the default IP 1. Connect the device running D-Link DNS-312H to the network. 2. Power the device on. 3. Open the browser, using Opera, Microsoft IE Browser, (Version 6.0 or above is recommended.), or another suitable Web...

  • Page 16: Enter The Default User Name

    Enter the default user name In the authentication dialogue please enter the default user “admin,” leave the password field blank, and click OK. Start the wizard The Setup Wizard will help you configure the basic settings of the device in a few steps.

  • Page 17: Enter System Information

    Enter system information 1. Enter the server name in the “Server Name” field so you can quickly access the storage capabilities of this system either from a Windows or a Mac OS by searching for the server name. 2. Enter the new password. If you don’t enter a password, it will remain blank as the default value.

  • Page 19: Enter Networking Information

    Enter networking information 1. If a DHCP server is available in the same network environment and you prefer to obtain the networking settings for the system from the DHCP server, change the “Get IP From” drop-down menu from Manual to DHCP and then click Next. 2.

  • Page 20: Setup Time Settings

    Setup time settings 1. Select your time zone from the Time Zone drop-down menu. Note: In the drop-down menu, please select time zone corresponds to your location 2. Choose to enable network time synchronization protocol (NTP) or manually set the system time. 3.

  • Page 21: Setup Network File Protocol

    Setup network file protocol 1. Determine the Workgroup here. The Workgroup should be 0 to 14 characters, in English only. 2. Choose the Mac OS zone. A zone is a logical grouping of devices in an AppleTalk network. Select the zone from the Apple Talk Zone drop-down menu.

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    Note: a) If the local language is the only language used in your working environment, there is no need to change any settings for the encoding code page and you can just go ahead and load the defaults. For example: If the local language is English, and all files or folders use English names, then it is unnecessary to change any settings here, just follow the defaults.

  • Page 23: Finish The Settings

    Finish the settings Click the OK button in the pop-up dialogue. The following window will be displayed to indicate the DNS-312H is preparing your new settings: The page will then be directed to the summary page—which is described later in this...

  • Page 25: Lan Setup

    LAN Setup If you need to make any modification of the LAN setting, follow the steps below: 1. Click the Home tab on the top of window. 2. Click the LAN button on the left. A new window will open. 3.

  • Page 26: Changing Server Name

    Changing server name 1. Click the Home tab on the top. 2. Click the LAN button on the left. A new window will open. 3. Enter the new server name. 4. Click Apply. Note: The server name should be 1 to 15 characters in English (single-byte characters only).

  • Page 27: Advanced Setup

    Advanced Setup User Management You can create up to 32 users, excluding the system default account "guest." The user name is case sensitive and should be 1 to 15 characters; the user description can be any displayable characters and can be 0 to 128 characters; the password is case sensitive and should be 0 to 12 displayable bytes, including space.

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    2. Click Apply. Note: If the user details, including "User Name," "User Description," "Password," and "Confirm Password," are not empty when you try to create a new user, click the Cancel button to clear the data before proceeding.

  • Page 29: Editing User Information

    Editing user information 1. Click the graphic after the user you want to edit to load the user details. The following window will open: 2. Edit the data. 3. Click Apply.

  • Page 30: Deleting A User

    Deleting a user Click the graphic after the user you want to delete and click OK after the confirm dialogue pops up. Group Management You can create up to four user groups. The group name is case sensitive and should be 1 to 15 characters.

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    Note: If the group details are not empty when you try to create a new group, click the Cancel button to clear the data before proceeding.

  • Page 32: Editing Group Information

    Editing group information 1. Click the graphic after the user you want to edit to load the group details. The following window will open: 2. Edit the group details in the Group Setup section. 3. Click Apply.

  • Page 33: Deleting A Group

    Deleting a group Click the graphic after the group you want to delete and click OK after the confirm dialogue pops up. Share Management A Share is a logical unit you can open access to the user accounts with appropriate privileges.

  • Page 34: Creating A New Share

    Creating a new share 1. Enter the Share Name and Share Description. 2. Enter the desired Disk Quota.

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    3. Choose the user or group from the Users & Groups list. Note: Items that start with “@” are groups. 4. Choose the access privileges you want to apply to the selected user or group. 5. Click Apply to finish. Note: There are two different types of privileges that can be set: Read Only (RO) –...

  • Page 36: Editing Share Information

    Editing share information 1. Click the graphic after the share you want to edit to load the share details. 2. Edit the share details below the Share Setup section. 3. Click Apply.

  • Page 37: Deleting A Share

    Deleting a share Click the graphic after the share you want to delete and click OK after the confirm dialogue pops up.

  • Page 38: Hard Drive Hibernation

    Hard Drive Hibernation To save power, the HDD will be in hibernation mode and stop any operation after the specified idle time. To set an idle time, choose the idle time from the drop-down menu and then click Apply to finish the setting.

  • Page 39: Usb Disk

    USB Disk By connecting a USB disk to the system, you will be able to share the USB disk capacity through a system created share prefixed with "usbshare". The share will be removed automatically when the USB disk is ejected from the system. 1.

  • Page 40: Usb Printer

    USB Printer By connecting the USB printer to DNS-312H, you would be able to share the USB printer through the network and USB printer status will become active in this page. Refresh the USB printer's status Click Refresh to update the printer status.

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    Open My Network Places and connect to the DNS-312H. Double-click usblp and the system will prompt you to install a correct driver. Click Finish to start using the printer. Steps for setting up USB printer in Mac OS X running AppleTalk Follow the Go >...

  • Page 43: Tools

    Tools Time Setup Set the time manually 1. Choose the correct time zone. 2. Choose the “Set device date and time manually” option from the drop-down menu. 3. Click Apply.

  • Page 44: Connecting To An Ntp Server

    Connecting to an NTP server 1. Choose the correct time zone. 2. Choose the “Time synchronization with NTP server” option from the drop-down menu. 3. Choose the desired synchronization period and enter the time server IP address. 4. Click Apply.

  • Page 45: Backup Configurations

    Backup Configurations You can backup the device configurations for future restoration. Items that will be restored are listed below: Time Time zone; NTP settings Host name Server name Language Encoding codepage Mail SMTP; E-mail settings Share Each share information except USB share User Each user’s information except the password of Admin...

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    2. Click Save on the prompt dialogue. 3. Choose the location to save the backup file and click Save to finish.

  • Page 47: Restore System Settings

    4. Click Apply to finish. Restore factory default settings Click Factory Reset under Restore to Factory Default Settings to cause the DNS-312H to return to its original settings. Warning!! When this action is completed, all data on your hard drive will be deleted and...

  • Page 48: Format Hard Drive

    Format Hard Drive You can remove the data on the system by formatting the hard drive. There are two options for you to choose from on the drop-down menu: Format HDD – This option will only remove the user data and shares; but all system configurations, including share information, user information, and group information, will remain unchanged.

  • Page 49: Networking And Encoding

    Click Apply to initiate formatting. Please click OK at the pop-out warning message to continue formatting. Networking and Encoding Windows Network You can determine the Workgroup and WINS server IP here. The Workgroup should be 1 to 15 characters. Apple Network A zone is a logical grouping of devices in an AppleTalk network.

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    Note: a) If the local language is the only language used in your working environment, there is no need to change any settings for the encoding code page and you can just go ahead and load the defaults. For example: If the local language is English, and all files or folders use English names, then it is unnecessary to change any settings here, just follow the defaults.

  • Page 52: Firmware Update

    Firmware Update 1. Click the Browse button.

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    2. Choose the file from the local hard drive. 3. Click Apply. Warning!! Do not power-off or disconnect the device while firmware upgrading is processing.

  • Page 54: E-mail Notifications

    E-mail Notifications E-mail notifications will be sent to notify you when important and critical events or errors occur. Please enter the SMTP server and the e-mail address the notifications should be sent to. You can assign up to two e-mail addresses. If the SMTP server is assigned by host name rather than IP address, please make sure a valid DNS server has been assigned on the [Home >...

  • Page 55: Service

    Service Here is a facility for uploading various kinds of data easily and efficiently. 1. Select “Enable FTP service” or “Enable UPnP service.”...

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    2. Click Apply to Finish Note: File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a convenient way for users to download, upload, or transfer files from one computer to another. Also, FTP is a special way to login to a certain site for the purpose of retrieving and sending files.

  • Page 57: Device Status

    Device Status Device Information On this page you can overview the device information. This is solely for overview purposes. If you want to change any setting, please go to the page of the setting you want to change.

  • Page 58: Logs

    Logs On this page you can view, clear, and save System Log, Connection Log, and Current Connection. The maximum size or number of each kind of log is 32K bytes or 320 logs, depending on which criterion is reached first. Clear the log 1.

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    2. Click the Clear button. Warning!! When this action is completed, all data of logs will be deleted. They will not be able to be restored.

  • Page 60: Save The Log

    Save the log 1. Go to the log page that you want to save the log for. 2. Click the Save button. 3. Click the Save button again from the File Download prompt. 4. Choose a local location and click Save to finish.

  • Page 61: Refresh The Log

    Refresh the log When you view a log, you can click the Refresh button to refresh the page so the most updated information will be displayed.

  • Page 62: Online Help

    Online Help Individual Help If there are questions during the set up of the device, please click the Help button that is found at the bottom of each page. This will provide you with access to a help topic for each page.

  • Page 63: Overall Help

    Overall Help Click the Help tab at the top of every page to view all help topics.

  • Page 64: Limited Warranty

    Such repair or replacement will be rendered by D-Link at an Authorized D-Link Service Office. The replacement Hardware need not be new or of an identical make, model or part; D-Link may in its discretion may replace the defective Hardware (or any part thereof) with any reconditioned product that D-Link reasonably determines is substantially equivalent (or superior) in all material respects to the defective Hardware.

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    D-Link of the defective Hardware. All Hardware (or part thereof) that is replaced by D-Link, or for which the purchase price is refunded, shall become the property of D-Link upon replacement or refund. Limited Software Warranty: D-Link warrants that the software portion of the product (“Software”) will substantially conform to D-Link’s then current functional specifications for the Software, as set forth in the...

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    Authorized D-Link Service Office with all shipping costs prepaid. D-Link may reject or return any product that is not packaged and shipped in strict compliance with the foregoing requirements, or for which an RMA number is not visible from the outside of the package. The product owner agrees to pay D-Link’s reasonable handling and return shipping charges for any product that is not packaged and...

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    Damage that occurs in shipment, due to act of God, failures due to power surge, and cosmetic damage; and Any hardware, software, firmware or other products or services provided by anyone other than D-Link. Disclaimer of Other Warranties: EXCEPT FOR THE LIMITED WARRANTY SPECIFIED HEREIN, THE PRODUCT IS PROVIDED “AS-IS”...

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    No part of this publication may be reproduced in any form or by any means or used to make any derivative such as translation, transformation, or adaptation without permission from D-Link Corporation/D-Link Systems Inc., as stipulated by the United States Copyright Act of 1976.

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    FCC Warning This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.

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