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Quick Installation Guide D-Link ShareCenter® Pro 1100
Quick Installation Guide
D-Link ShareCenter® Pro 1100
This document will guide you through the basic installation
process for your new D-Link ShareCenter® Pro 1100.
DNS-1100-04
Documentation also available on
CD and via the D-Link Website
DNS-1100-04 Quick Install Guide
This installation guide provides basic instructions for installing the DNS-1100-04 on your
network. For additional information about how to use the ShareCenter® Pro, please see the
User Manual which is available on the CD included in this package or from the D-Link support
website.
Installation Steps
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Verify the package contents against the list below.
Hardware Overview
Hardware Installation
Configuration with Wizard
1. Package Contents
ƒƒ D-Link ShareCenter® Pro 1100
ƒƒ CD-ROM with Manual and Software
ƒƒ Quick Installation Guide
ƒƒ Power Cord
ƒƒ CAT5E Ethernet Cable
ƒƒ Front Panel Lock Key
Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage than the one included with the ShareCenter® Pro will
cause damage and void the warranty for this product.
Note: The ShareCenter® Pro 1100 should only be maintained by the authorized server manager or IT
administrator. The ShareCenter® Pro 1100 should be locked using the Front Panel Key. Only certified
staff who have the Key are allowed to unlock it.
If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller.
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2. Hardware Overview
Rear Panel
Cooling Fan
The cooling fan is used to cool the hard
drives.
USB Connector
Two USB 2.0 (Type A) ports.
The USB Host ports are for printers,
USB memory disks or USB UPS
monitoring.
Gigabit Ethernet Port
Use the Gigabit Ethernet Port to
connect the ShareCenter® Pro to your
local network.
Power Receptacle
Connect the supplied power
cord to the receptacle.
Reset Button
Press and hold this button for more than 5 seconds to
reset the unit to factory defaults.
OLED Screen
This screen displays detailed
information about the following:
System Information, HD Volume
Information and Error Messages
Front Panel
Next Button
Use this button to display
the System Information,
HD Volume Information,
and Error Messages on the
OLED.
Press the button once to
alternate between the
different Status screens.
Drive Trays
Use the screws to fasten
the SATA hard drives with
the trays and insert to the
ShareCenter.
Front Panel Lock
Turn key to up position
to unlock. Turn key to left
position to lock.
LED Indicators
This screen displays information
about the following: Hard Drive
Status (Green=operational), LAN 1
& 2 Status (Blue=operational)
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Power Button
Use this button to switch the device on or
off. To turn on press the button once. To turn
off hold the button down for 5 seconds.
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Using the OLED
The ShareCenter® Pro 1100 features an OLED that enables the administrator to easily view
information about the ShareCenter® Pro. The OLED screen displays the system information,
hard drive volume information and error messages. The OLED has three different screens:
System Information- This screen shows the following information:
ƒƒ The hostname of the ShareCenter® Pro
ƒƒ The IP address of the ShareCenter® Pro
ƒƒ The hard drive slots information
Hard Drive Volume information- This screen shows the following information:
ƒƒ The percentage of space used on the hard drives.
Error Messages- This screen shows error messages when there is any system failure.
Press the
4
button once to alternate between the different Status screens.
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3. Hardware Installation
Follow the instructions below to install a hard drive, connect to the network and power on
the ShareCenter. Open the shipping carton for the ShareCenter® Pro and carefully remove
and unwrap its contents. Follow the instructions below to setup the ShareCenter® Pro. If this is
the first time using the ShareCenter® Pro or if a new hard disk is installed, use the Easy Search
utility located on the Installation CD and follow the instructions for setting up, configuring and
formatting the new drive.
To install ShareCenter® Pro on your local network, refer to the steps below:
1. Open the faceplate to access the drive bays.
2. Remove the HDD tray by pressing the green button.
3. Put a 3.5” SATA hard drive into a drive tray and use screws
to fasten the hard drive with the tray. There are four holes
for fastening the screws. Two holes are circled in red in
the image, and the other two holes are on the other side
of the drive tray.
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4. Reinsert the HDD tray into the ShareCenter® Pro and
depress the green button to lock it into place.
5. Connect an Ethernet cable to the available Ethernet
port. This cable should connect the ShareCenter® Pro to
your local network via a router or switch, or directly to a
computer for configuration.
6. Connect the supplied power adapter to the power
receptacle.
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4. Configuration with Wizard
EZ Search Utility
When first powered on, during the initial boot sequence, the ShareCenter® Pro will wait
to be assigned an IP address via DHCP. If it does not receive a DHCP assigned IP address, by
default it will have an auto-assigned IP address of 169.254.x.x (where "x" is dynamic). It is
recommended to use the included D-Link EZ Search Utility when accessing and configuring
the ShareCenter® Pro for the first time. If you want to change the IP address before logging
in or are unable to connect to the ShareCenter® Pro IP address, you can use the EZ Search
Utility provided on the product CD to locate the device on your network and make any needed
changes.
Network Storage The EZ Search Utility displays any ShareCenter® Pro devices it detects on the
Device network here.
Refresh Click Refresh to refresh the device list.
Configuration Click Configuration to access the Web based configuration of the ShareCenter®
Pro.
LAN Configure the LAN Settings for the ShareCenter® Pro here.
Apply Click Apply to save changes to the LAN Settings.
iSCSI Drive Mapping Displays the available iSCSI targets on ShareCenter® Pro.
Connect Click Connect to connect to the iSCSI target.
Management Click Management to edit the information.
Drive Mapping Volumes available for mapping are displayed here.
Available Drive Select an available drive letter. Click Connect
Letters to map the selected volume. Click Disconnect
to disconnect the selected mapped volume.
About Click About to view the software version of
the EZ Search Utility.
Exit Click Exit to close the utility.
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Getting Started
To run the EZ Search Utility, insert the ShareCenter® Pro CD into your CD-ROM drive:
Click EZ Search Utility.
Select the listed ShareCenter® Pro and click the
Configuration button. This will launch the computer’s
default web browser and direct it to the IP address
listed for the device. Make sure the browser is not
configured to use a proxy server.
Note: The computer used to access the ShareCenter® Pro
web-based configuration manager must be on the same
subnet as the ShareCenter® Pro. If your network is using a
DHCP server and the computer receives IP settings from DHCP
server, the ShareCenter® Pro will automatically be in the same
subnet.
The Login screen will appear:
Select System Administrator and leave the password
field blank. Click Login to continue.
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System Wizard
The Setup Wizard is the easiest and fastest way to setup your ShareCenter® Pro 1100. Once you have
entered your IP address into the browser, follow these few steps to get started:
Step 1: Close the Create Volume window.
Close the Create
Volume Window
Step 2: Click the System Wizard icon in the
Home page ( ) window to start the
Setup Wizard. When running the
ShareCenter® Pro System Wizard, the
welcome screen details the five steps
of the wizard.
Click Next to continue.
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System Wizard
Step 3: Use this window to configure the LAN
1 settings.
Click Next to continue.
Step 4: Use this window to configure the LAN 2 settings.
Click Next to continue.
Step 5: Enter the host name of the ShareCenter® Pro.
Enter the primary and secondary DNS server
address in the fields.
Use the drop-down menu to select the LAN
interface.
Click Next to continue.
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Step 6: Select the type of File Sharing options you
want
Click Next to continue.
Step 7: Select the type of RAID volume, Standard,
JBOD, RAID 0, RAID1, RAID5, or RAID 6.
Tick the corresponding check box to select the
hard disk(s) in the array and spare.
Click Next to continue.
Step 8: Select to enable or disable the auto-rebuild
function of RAID 1, RAID 5 or RAID 6.
Click the Enable radio button to encrypt
the volumes. Enter a password in the
Password and Confirm Password fields.
Click the Auto Unlock check box to
automatically unlock the volume when the
system starts.
Click the USB Key check box to save the
password to a USB drive.
Click Next to continue.
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Step 9: This window displays the information you
configured in System Wizard.
Click Apply to continue.
Step 10: A warning message appears before starting to
create the volume.
The volume is being created. The status bar
displays the percentage of completion in
real time.
The ShareCenter® Pro is saving the settings.
After saving the settings, the Home page
window will appear.
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Mapping a Drive
You can use the D-Link EZ Search Utility to map drives to your computer. Insert the ShareCenter®
Pro CD into your CD-ROM drive.
Click EZ Search Utility.
The EZ Search Utility will load and detect any ShareCenter® Pro devices that are on the local
network.
If the ShareCenter® Pro you are working with does not show up in the device list, click Refresh.
Highlight an available ShareCenter® Pro.
Available volumes will be displayed under Drive
Mapping. Highlight the volume you want to map.
Select an available drive letter from the drop-down menu
and click Connect.
Once connected, your mapped drive(s) will appear in My Computer.
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Double-click the My Computer icon on your desktop.
Double-click the mapped drive to access the files and
folders.
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Notes
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Contacting Technical Support
D-Link’s website contains the latest user documentation and software updates for D-Link
products. U.S. and Canadian customers can contact D-Link Technical Support through our
website or by phone.
Before you contact technical support, please have the following ready:
• Model number of the product (e.g. DNS-1100-04)
• Hardware Revision (located on the label on the bottom of the access point (e.g. rev A1))
• Serial Number (s/n number located on the label on the bottom of the access point).
You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website as well as frequently
asked questions and answers to technical issues.
United States:
Phone Support:
(877) 354-6555
Internet Support:
http://support.dlink.com
Canada
Phone Support:
(877) 354-6560
Internet Support:
http://support.dlink.ca
Version 1.0
July 1, 2011
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