D-Link DIR-827 Router User Manual

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
1.0
July 20, 2011
Description
• Initial release
Trademarks
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All other company or product names mentioned herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
Copyright © 2011 by D-Link Systems, Inc.
All rights reserved. This publication may not be reproduced, in whole or in part, without prior expressed written permission from D-Link Systems,
Inc.
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Preface.................................................................................................. i
Manual Revisions................................................................................................i
Trademarks...........................................................................................................i
Product Overview............................................................................... 1
Package Contents............................................................................................ 1
System Requirements..................................................................................... 2
Introduction....................................................................................................... 3
Features...................................................................................................... 4
Hardware Overview......................................................................................... 6
Connections.............................................................................................. 6
Hardware Overview......................................................................................... 7
Front View.................................................................................................. 7
LEDs............................................................................................................. 8
Installation.......................................................................................... 9
Before you Begin.............................................................................................. 9
Wireless Installation Considerations.......................................................10
Getting Started...............................................................................................11
Configuration....................................................................................12
Quick Setup Wizard.......................................................................................12
Web-based Configuration Utility..............................................................20
Setup Wizard...........................................................................................21
Internet Connection.......................................................................21
Wireless Settings..............................................................................21
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Manual Configuration/Internet Setup...........................................25
Dynamic (Cable)...............................................................................25
PPPoE (DSL).......................................................................................26
PPTP.....................................................................................................27
L2TP......................................................................................................28
Static (assigned by ISP)..................................................................29
DS-Lite.................................................................................................30
Wireless Settings...................................................................................31
802.11n/g (2.4GHz).........................................................................32
802.11n/g (5GHz)............................................................................33
Network Settings..................................................................................34
DHCP Server Settings....................................................................35
DHCP Reservation...........................................................................36
Media Server...........................................................................................37
IPv6 Internet Connection...................................................................38
IPv6 Internet Connection Setup Wizard........................................39
IPv6 Manual Setup................................................................................44
Auto Detection.................................................................................44
Static IPv6...........................................................................................45
Autoconfiguration..........................................................................46
PPPoE...................................................................................................47
IPv6 in IPv4 Tunneling...................................................................49
6 to 4 Tunneling...............................................................................50
6rd.........................................................................................................51
Link-Local Connectivity.................................................................52
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Parental Controls...................................................................................53
Virtual Server..........................................................................................54
Port Forwarding.....................................................................................56
Application Rules..................................................................................57
QoS Engine..............................................................................................58
Network Filters.......................................................................................60
Access Control........................................................................................61
Access Control Wizard...................................................................61
Website Filters........................................................................................64
Inbound Filters.......................................................................................65
Firewall Settings....................................................................................66
Application Level Gateway Configuration...................................67
Routing.....................................................................................................68
Advanced Wireless Settings..............................................................69
WISH Settings.........................................................................................70
Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS).............................................................71
Advanced Network Settings.............................................................72
UPnP.....................................................................................................72
Internet Ping Block.........................................................................72
Internet Port Speed........................................................................72
Multicast Streams............................................................................72
Guest Zone..............................................................................................73
IPv6 Firewall............................................................................................74
IPv6 Routing............................................................................................75
Administrator Settings........................................................................76
Time Settings..........................................................................................77
SysLog.......................................................................................................78
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Email Settings.........................................................................................79
System Settings.....................................................................................80
Update Firmware...................................................................................81
DDNS.........................................................................................................82
System Check.........................................................................................83
Schedules.................................................................................................84
Device Information...............................................................................85
Log..............................................................................................................86
Stats...........................................................................................................87
Active Sessions.......................................................................................87
Wireless.....................................................................................................88
IPv6.............................................................................................................89
Support.....................................................................................................90
Wireless Security..............................................................................91
What is WPA?....................................................................................................91
Wi-PnP Wireless Setup..................................................................................92
Wireless Connection Setup Wizard..........................................................94
Configure WPA-Personal (PSK)..................................................................96
Configure WPA-Enterprise (RADIUS).......................................................97
Using Windows® 7 and WPS for Wireless Configuration..................99
Connect to a Wireless Network......................................................102
Using Windows® 7....................................................................................... 102
Using Windows Vista®................................................................................ 105
Configure Wireless Security............................................................ 106
Using Windows® XP.................................................................................... 108
Configure WPA-PSK........................................................................... 109
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Troubleshooting.............................................................................111
Wireless Basics................................................................................115
Tips................................................................................................................... 117
Wireless Modes............................................................................................ 118
Networking Basics..........................................................................119
Check your IP address................................................................................ 119
Technical Specifications.................................................................121
Contacting Technical Support.......................................................122
Warranty..........................................................................................123
Registration....................................................................................129
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Section 1 - Product Overview
Product
PackageOverview
Contents
DIR-827 HD Media Router 2000
Ethernet Cable
Power Adapter
CD-ROM with Manual and Setup Wizard
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-827 will cause damage and void the warranty.
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System Requirements
Network Requirements
• An Ethernet-based Cable or DSL modem
• IEEE 802.11n or 802.11g wireless clients
• IEEE 802.11a wireless clients
• 10/100/1000 Ethernet
Computer with the following:
• Windows®, Macintosh, or Linux-based operating system
• An installed Ethernet adapter
Web-based Configuration
Utility Requirements
Browser Requirements:
• Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
• Chrome 2.0 or higher
• Firefox 3.0 or higher
• Safari 3.0 or higher (with Java 1.3.1 or higher)
Windows® Users: Make sure you have the latest version of Java
installed. Visit www.java.com to download the latest version.
CD Installation Wizard
Requirements
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Computer with the following:
• Windows® 7, Vista®, or XP with Service Pack 2
• An installed Ethernet adapter
• CD-ROM drive
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Introduction
TOTAL PERFORMANCE
Combines award winning router features and 802.11a/n/g wireless technology to provide the best wireless performance.
TOTAL SECURITY
The most complete set of security features including Active Firewall and WPA2™ to protect your network against outside intruders.
TOTAL COVERAGE
Provides greater wireless signal rates even at farther distances for best-in-class Whole Home Coverage.
ULTIMATE PERFORMANCE
The D-Link HD Media Router 2000 (DIR-827) is a 802.11n/802.11a compliant device that delivers real world performance of up to 13x faster than
an 802.11g wireless connection (also faster than a 100Mbps wired Ethernet connection). Create a secure wireless network to share photos, files,
music, video, printers, and network storage throughout your home. Connect the HD Media Router 2000 to a cable or DSL modem and share your
high-speed Internet access with everyone on the network. In addition, this Router includes a Quality of Service (QoS) engine that keeps digital
phone calls (VoIP) and online gaming smooth and responsive, providing a better Internet experience.
EXTENDED WHOLE HOME COVERAGE
This high performance router provides superior Whole Home Coverage while reducing dead spots. The HD Media Router 2000 is designed for use
in bigger homes and for users who demand higher performance networking. Add a notebook or desktop adapter and stay connected to your
network from virtually anywhere in your home.
TOTAL NETWORK SECURITY
The HD Media Router 2000 supports all of the latest wireless security features to prevent unauthorized access, be it from over the wireless network
or from the Internet. Support for WPA standards ensure that you’ll be able to use the best possible encryption method, regardless of your client
devices. In addition, this HD Media Router 2000 utilizes dual active firewalls (SPI and NAT) to prevent potential attacks from across the Internet.
* Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11a, 802.11g, and 802.11n 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.
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Features
•Faster Wireless Networking - The DIR-827 provides up to 600Mbps* wireless connection with other 802.11n
wireless clients. This capability allows users to participate in real-time activities online, such as video streaming,
online gaming, and real-time audio. The performance of this 802.11n wireless router gives you the freedom of
wireless networking at speeds 13x faster than 802.11g.
•Compatible with 802.11a/g Devices - The DIR-827 is still fully compatible with the IEEE 802.11g and 802.11a
standards, so it can connect with existing 802.11g and 802.11a PCI, USB, and Cardbus adapters.
•Advanced Firewall Features - The Web-based user interface displays a number of advanced network
management features including:
• Content Filtering - Easily applied content filtering based on MAC Address, URL, and/or Domain
Name.
• Filter Scheduling - These filters can be scheduled to be active on certain days or for a duration of
hours or minutes.
• Secure Multiple/Concurrent Sessions - The DIR-827 can pass through VPN sessions. It supports
multiple and concurrent IPSec and PPTP sessions, so users behind the DIR-827 can securely access
corporate networks.
•User-friendly Setup Wizard - Through its easy-to-use Web-based user interface, the DIR-827 lets you control what
information is accessible to those on the wireless network, whether from the Internet or from your company’s
server. Configure your router to your specific settings within minutes.
* Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11a, 802.11g, and 802.11n 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.
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•Fast and Guaranteed Wireless Streaming for Video Quality - Whether set-top box or gaming console streaming
media directly from the Internet, a NAS or PC, these devices share in common the need to connect with a router
in order to communicate and establish the wireless media stream. The DIR-827 offers stability, fast wireless, and
guaranteed performance for media streaming using the newest streaming engine technology.
•Storage for Photos and Streaming Music/Video - A compact SD card can be placed in this router to act as
network storage. Without any cumbersome cables or protruding antennas, you can wirelessly share this disk
space among family members, stream stored music and video to media players attached to stereo systems or
TV, and provide remote access to your personal documents from the Internet.
•Share Multifunction Printers - Through the SharePort™ Plus Utility, you can connect multifunction printers to
the USB ports to share printing and scanning functions among family members.
•Other Features Include • Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) Push Button
• UPnP Support
• SD Card Slot to share music/video/images
• HD Fuel™ for smooth video streaming and online gaming
• D-Link Green™
• Wi-PnP for easy wireless setup (required USB thumb drive)
• Supports IPv6
• True Gigabit Routing Connectivity
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Hardware Overview
Connections
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2
3
4
5
6
1
LAN Ports (1-4)
2
Internet Port
3
USB
Connect a USB 1.1, 2.0, or 3.0 flash drive to configure the wireless settings using WCN.
4
Reset
Press and hold the reset button to restore the router to its original factory settings.
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Power Button
6
Power Receptor
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Connect Ethernet devices such as computers, switches, and hubs.
The auto MDI/MDIX Internet port is the connection for the Ethernet cable to the cable
or DSL modem.
Press the power button to power on and off.
Receptor for the supplied power adapter.
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Hardware Overview
Front View
1
1
WPS Button
2
SD Card Port
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Press this button to add your device to an existing network or to create a new network.
Power LED will blink on and off when WPS button is pressed.
Insert your SD Card for sharing multimedia files such as video, music, and images. You
may access the files on the SD card by opening a web browser and enter \\dlinkrouter.
Note that removing the SD card while the power LED is blinking will damage your SD
card.
Currently FAT and FAT32 file formats support full read/write access to the SD card. Other
formats may only support read-only.
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LEDs
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1
2
Power LED
Internet LED
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A solid light indicates a proper connection to the power supply.
A solid light indicates connection on the Internet port. This LED blinks during data
transmission. A solid blue light indicates that there is an Internet connection, an orange
light indicates that there is none.
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Installation
This section will walk you through the installation process. Placement of the router is very important. Do not place the router in an enclosed area
such as a closet, cabinet, or in the attic or garage.
Before you Begin
Please configure the router with the computer that was last connected directly to your modem. Also, you can only use the Ethernet port on your
modem. If you were using the USB connection before using the router, then you must turn off your modem, disconnect the USB cable and connect
an Ethernet cable to the Internet port on the router, and then turn the modem back on. In some cases, you may need to call your ISP to change
connection types (USB to Ethernet).
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.
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Wireless Installation Considerations
The D-Link wireless router lets you access your network using a wireless connection from virtually anywhere within the operating range of your
wireless network. Keep in mind that the number, thickness and location of walls, ceilings, or other objects that the wireless signals must pass
through, may limit the range. Typical ranges vary depending on the types of materials and background 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 the number of walls or ceilings is
minimized.
2. Be aware of the direct line between network devices. A wall that is 1.5 feet thick (.5 meters), at a 45-degree angle appears to be
almost 3 feet (1 meter) thick. At a 2-degree angle it looks over 42 feet (14 meters) thick! Position devices so that the signal will
travel straight through a wall or ceiling (instead of at an angle) for better reception.
3. Building Materials make a difference. A solid metal door or aluminum studs may have a negative effect on range. Try to position
access points, wireless routers, and computers so that the signal passes through drywall or open doorways. Materials and objects
such as glass, steel, metal, walls with insulation, water (fish tanks), mirrors, file cabinets, brick, and concrete will degrade your
wireless signal.
4. Keep your product away (at least 3-6 feet or 1-2 meters) from electrical devices or appliances that generate RF noise.
5. If you are using 2.4GHz cordless phones or X-10 (wireless products such as ceiling fans, lights, and home security systems), your
wireless connection may degrade dramatically or drop completely. Make sure your 2.4GHz phone base is as far away from your
wireless devices as possible. The base transmits a signal even if the phone in not in use.
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Getting Started
The DIR-827 includes a Quick Router Setup Wizard CD. Follow the simple steps below to run the Setup Wizard to guide you quickly through the
installation process.
Insert the Quick Router Setup Wizard CD in the CD-ROM drive. The step-by-step instructions that follow are shown in Windows® XP. The steps
and screens are similar for the other Windows operating systems.
If the CD Autorun function does not automatically start on your computer, go to Start > Run. In the run box type “D:\autorun.exe” (where D:
represents the drive letter of your CD-ROM drive).
When the autorun screen appears, click Install.
Note: It is recommended to write down the SSID and Security Key, followed by the login password on the provided CD holder.
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Configuration
This section will show you how to configure your new D-Link wireless router using the web-based configuration utility.
Quick Setup Wizard
To access the configuration utility, open a web-browser such as Internet Explorer and
enter the IP address of the router (192.168.0.1).
You may also connect using the NetBIOS name in the address bar (http://dlinkrouter).
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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.
In order to secure your router, please enter a password and click
Next.
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Select your time zone from the drop-down menu and click Next
to continue.
Select Enable Advanced DNS Services to allow this function to
improve your overall Internet experience.
Click Next to continue.
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Please wait while your router detects your internet connection type.
Select your Internet connection type and click Next to continue.
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If you selected DHCP Connection, make sure that you are
connected to the D-Link router with the PC that was originally
connected to your broadband connection. Then, click the Clone
MAC button to copy your computer’s MAC address.
Click Next to continue.
Enter a name of your wireless network (SSID) using up to 32
characters.
It is highly recommended that you have a security key for your
network. If you would like the router to automatically assign a
security key, choose Automatically assign a network key or you
may choose Manually assign a network key and you may enter
your own Network key.
Click Next to continue.
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Once this screen appears, setup is complete. Click Save & Connect
to reboot the router.
You can use Wi-PnP to automatically configure your computer
with the correct wireless settings by using a USB flash drive. To
use this feature, click OK.
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Plug your USB flash drive into the USB port on the router, then
click Next.
After the router copies the configuration files to your USB flash
drive, unplug it. You can then plug it into a PC you want to
connect to your wireless network and run the WiPnP.exe file
to automatically configure your PC’s wireless settings for your
network.
Click Finish to continue.
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Before your router reboots, you will be asked if you want to
create a D-Link Router Web Management bookmark to quickly
access your router’s configuration interface. Click OK to create
the bookmark or click Cancel to continue without creating the
bookmark.
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Web-based Configuration Utility
To access the configuration utility, open a web-browser such as
Internet Explorer and enter the IP address of the router (192.168.0.1).
You may also connect using the NetBIOS name in the address bar
(http://dlinkrouter).
Select Admin from the drop-down menu and then enter your
password. Leave the password blank by default.
If you get a Page Cannot be Displayed error, please refer to the
Troubleshooting section for assistance.
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Setup Wizard
Internet Connection
Click Internet Connection Setup Wizard to quickly configure your router. Skip to the
next page.
If you want to enter your settings without running the wizard, click Manual Configuration
and skip to page 25.
Wireless Settings
Click Wireless Connection Setup Wizard to begin. Skip to page 94.
If you want to add your wireless clients to your router using WPS, click Add Wireless
Device with WPS and skip to page 71.
If you want to configure your wireless settings manually, click Manual Wireless
Connection Setup and skip to page 31.
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Click Next to continue.
Create a new password and then click Next to continue.
Select your time zone from the drop-down menu and then click Next to continue.
Select the type of Internet connection you use and then click Next to continue.
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If you selected Dynamic, you may need to enter the MAC address of the computer that was
last connected directly to your modem. If you are currently using that computer, click Clone
Your PC’s MAC Address and then click Next to continue.
The Host Name is optional but may be required by some ISPs. The default host name is the
device name of the Router and may be changed.
If you selected PPPoE, enter your PPPoE username and password. Click Next to continue.
Select Static if your ISP assigned you the IP address, subnet mask, gateway, and DNS server
addresses.
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 you selected PPTP, enter your PPTP username and password. Click Next to continue.
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If you selected L2TP, enter your L2TP username and password. Click Next to continue.
If you selected Static, enter your network settings supplied by your Internet provider. Click
Next to continue.
Click Connect to save your settings. Once the router is finished rebooting, click Continue.
Please allow 1-2 minutes to connect.
Close your browser window and reopen it to test your Internet connection. It may take a few
tries to initially connect to the Internet.
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Manual Configuration/Internet Setup
Dynamic (Cable)
My Internet Select Dynamic IP (DHCP) to obtain IP Address information automatically
Connection: from your ISP. Select this option if your ISP does not give you any IP numbers
to use. This option is commonly used for cable modem services such as
Comcast and Cox.
Host Name: The Host Name is optional but may be required by some ISPs. Leave blank
if you are not sure.
Use Unicasting: Check the box if you are having problems obtaining an IP address from
your ISP.
DNS Servers: Enter the Primary and secondary DNS server IP addresses assigned by your
ISP. These addresses are usually obtained automatically from your ISP. Leave
at 0.0.0.0 if you did not specifically receive these from your ISP.
MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance with your specific ISP. 1500 is the default
MTU.
MAC Address: The default MAC Address is set to the Internet port’s physical interface MAC address on the Broadband 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.
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PPPoE (DSL)
Choose PPPoE (Point to Point Protocol over Ethernet) if your ISP uses a PPPoE connection. Your ISP will provide you with a username and password.
This option is typically used for DSL services. Make sure to remove your PPPoE software from your computer. The software is no longer needed and
will not work through a router.
My Internet Select PPPoE (Username/Password) from the drop-down menu.
Connection:
Address Mode: Select Static if your ISP assigned you the IP address, subnet mask, gateway, and
DNS server addresses. In most cases, select Dynamic.
IP Address: Enter the IP address (Static PPPoE only).
User Name: Enter your PPPoE user name.
Password: Enter your PPPoE password and then retype the password in the next box.
Service Name: Enter the ISP Service Name (optional).
Reconnection Mode: Select either Always-on, On-Demand, or Manual.
Maximum Idle Time: Enter the Primary and Secondary DNS Server Addresses (Static PPPoE only).
DNS Addresses: Enter a maximum idle time during which the Internet connection is maintained
during inactivity. To disable this feature, enable Auto-reconnect.
MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal
performance with your specific ISP. 1492 is the default MTU.
MAC Address: The default MAC Address is set to the Internet port’s physical interface MAC
address on the Broadband 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.
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PPTP
Choose PPTP (Point-to-Point-Tunneling Protocol ) if your ISP uses a PPTP connection. Your ISP will provide you with a username and password. This
option is typically used for DSL services.
Address Mode: Select Static if your ISP assigned you the IP address, subnet mask, gateway, and DNS
server addresses. In most cases, select Dynamic.
PPTP IP Address: Enter the IP address (Static PPTP only).
PPTP Subnet Mask: Enter the Primary and Secondary DNS Server Addresses (Static PPTP only).
PPTP Gateway: Enter the Gateway IP Address provided by your ISP.
PPTP Server IP: Enter the Server IP provided by your ISP (optional).
Username: Enter your PPTP username.
Password: Enter your PPTP password and then retype the password in the next box.
Reconnect Mode: Select either Always-on, On-Demand, or Manual.
Maximum Idle Time: Enter a maximum idle time during which the Internet connection is maintained during
inactivity. To disable this feature, enable Auto-reconnect.
DNS Servers: The DNS server information will be supplied by your ISP (Internet Service Provider.)
MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal
performance with your specific ISP. 1400 is the default MTU.
MAC Address: The default MAC Address is set to the Internet port’s physical interface MAC address
on the Broadband 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.
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L2TP
Choose L2TP (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol) if your ISP uses a L2TP connection. Your ISP will provide you with a username and password. This option
is typically used for DSL services.
Address Mode: Select Static if your ISP assigned you the IP address, subnet mask, gateway, and DNS server
addresses. In most cases, select Dynamic.
L2TP IP Enter the L2TP IP address supplied by your ISP (Static only).
Address:
L2TP Subnet Enter the Subnet Mask supplied by your ISP (Static only).
Mask:
L2TP Gateway: Enter the Gateway IP Address provided by your ISP.
L2TP Server IP: Enter the Server IP provided by your ISP (optional).
Username: Enter your L2TP username.
Password: Enter your L2TP password and then retype the password in the next box.
Reconnect Select either Always-on, On-Demand, or Manual.
Mode:
Maximum Idle Enter a maximum idle time during which the Internet connection is maintained during inactivity.
Time: To disable this feature, enable Auto-reconnect.
DNS Servers: Enter the Primary and Secondary DNS Server Addresses (Static L2TP only).
MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal performance
with your specific ISP. 1400 is the default MTU.
Clone MAC The default MAC Address is set to the Internet port’s physical interface MAC address on the
Address: Broadband 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.
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Static (assigned by ISP)
Select Static IP Address if all the Internet port’s IP information is provided to you by your ISP. You will need to enter in the IP address, subnet mask,
gateway address, and DNS address(es) provided to you by your ISP. Each IP address entered in the fields must be in the appropriate IP form, which
are four octets separated by a dot (x.x.x.x). The Router will not accept the IP address if it is not in this format.
IP Address: Enter the IP address assigned by your ISP.
Subnet Mask: Enter the Subnet Mask assigned by your ISP.
Default Gateway: Enter the Gateway assigned by your ISP.
DNS Servers: The DNS server information will be supplied by your ISP (Internet Service Provider.)
MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the MTU for optimal
performance with your specific ISP. 1500 is the default MTU.
MAC Address: The default MAC Address is set to the Internet port’s physical interface MAC
address on the Broadband 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.
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DS-Lite
DS-Lite is an IPv6 connection type. After selecting DS-Lite, the following parameters will be available for configuration:
DS-Lite Select the DS-Lite DHCPv6 option to let the router allocate the AFTR IPv6
Configuration: address automatically. Select the Manual Configuration to enter the AFTR IPv6
address in manually.
AFTR IPv6 Address: After selecting the Manual Configuration option above, enter the AFTR IPv6
address used here.
B4 IPv4 Address: Enter the B4 IPv4 address value used here.
WAN IPv6 Address: Once connected, the WAN IPv6 address will be displayed here.
IPv6 WAN Default Once connected, the IPv6 WAN Default Gateway address will be displayed here.
Gateway
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Wireless Settings
Click Wireless Connection Setup Wizard to begin. Skip to page 94.
If you want to add your wireless clients to your router using WPS, click
Add Wireless Device with WPS and skip to page 71.
If you want to configure your wireless settings manually, click Manual
Wireless Connection Setup and skip to the next page.
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802.11n/g (2.4GHz)
Enable Wireless: Check the box to enable the wireless function. If you do not want to use
wireless, uncheck the box to disable all the wireless functions.
Schedule: Select the time frame that you would like your wireless network enabled.
The schedule may be set to Always. Any schedule you create will be
available in the drop-down menu. Click Add New to create a new schedule.
Wireless Service Set Identifier (SSID) is the name of your wireless network. Create
Network Name: a name using up to 32 characters. The SSID is case-sensitive.
802.11 Mode: Select one of the following:
802.11g Only - Select if all of your wireless clients are 802.11g.
Mixed 802.11n and 802.11g - Select if you are using both 802.11n and
802.11g wireless clients.
802.11n Only - Select only if all of your wireless clients are 802.11n.
Enable Auto The Auto Channel Scan setting can be selected to allow the DIR-827 to
Channel Scan: choose the channel with the least amount of interference.
Wireless Indicates the channel setting for the DIR-827. By default the channel is set
Channel: to 6. The Channel can be changed to fit the channel setting for an existing wireless network or to customize the wireless network. If you enable
Auto Channel Scan, this option will be greyed out.
Transmission Select the transmit rate. It is strongly suggested to select Best (Auto) for best performance.
Rate:
Channel Width: Select the Channel Width:
Auto 20/40 - This is the default setting. Select if you are using both 802.11n and non-802.11n wireless devices.
20MHz - Select if you are not using any 802.11n wireless clients.
Visibility Status: Select Invisible if you do not want the SSID of your wireless network to be broadcasted by the DIR-827. If Invisible is selected, the SSID of the
DIR-827 will not be seen by Site Survey utilities so your wireless clients will have to know the SSID of your DIR-827 in order to connect to it.
Wireless Security: Refer to page 91 for more information regarding wireless security..
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802.11n/g (5GHz)
Enable Wireless: Check the box to enable the wireless function. If you do not want to
use wireless, uncheck the box to disable all the wireless functions.
Schedule: Select the time frame that you would like your wireless network
enabled. The schedule may be set to Always. Any schedule you create
will be available in the drop-down menu. Click Add New to create a
new schedule.
Wireless Service Set Identifier (SSID) is the name of your wireless network.
Network Name: Create a name using up to 32 characters. The SSID is case-sensitive.
802.11 Mode: Select one of the following:
802.11a Only - Select if all of your wireless clients are 802.11a.
Mixed 802.11n and 802.11a - Select if you are using both 802.11n
and 802.11a wireless clients.
802.11n Only - Select only if all of your wireless clients are 802.11n.
Enable Auto The Auto Channel Scan setting can be selected to allow the DIR-827
Channel Scan: to choose the channel with the least amount of interference.
Wireless Indicates the channel setting for the DIR-827. By default the channels set to 6. The Channel can be changed to fit the channel setting
Channel: for an existing wireless network or to customize the wireless network. If you enable Auto Channel Scan, this option will be greyed out.
Transmission Select the transmit rate. It is strongly suggested to select Best (Auto) for best performance.
Rate:
Channel Width: Select the Channel Width:
Auto 20/40 - This is the default setting. Select if you are using both 802.11n and non-802.11n wireless devices.
20MHz - Select if you are not using any 802.11n wireless clients.
Visibility Status: Select Invisible if you do not want the SSID of your wireless network to be broadcasted by the DIR-827. If Invisible is selected, the SSID
of the DIR-827 will not be seen by Site Survey utilities so your wireless clients will have to know the SSID of your DIR-827 in order to
connect to it.
Wireless Security: Refer to page 91 for more information regarding wireless security.
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Network Settings
This section will allow you to change the local network settings of the router and to configure the DHCP settings.
IP Address: Enter the IP address of the router. The default IP address is
192.168.0.1.
If you change the IP address, once you click Apply, you will need
to enter the new IP address in your browser to get back into the
configuration utility.
Subnet Mask: Enter the Subnet Mask. The default subnet mask is 255.255.255.0.
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.
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DHCP Server Settings
DHCP stands for Dynamic Host Control Protocol. The DIR-827 has a built-in DHCP server. The DHCP Server will automatically assign an IP address
to the computers on the LAN/private network. Be sure to set your computers to be DHCP clients by setting their TCP/IP settings to “Obtain an IP
Address Automatically.” When you turn your computers on, they will automatically load the proper TCP/IP settings provided by the DIR-827. The
DHCP Server will automatically allocate an unused IP address from the IP address pool to the requesting computer. You must specify the starting
and ending address of the IP address pool.
Enable DHCP Check this box to enable the DHCP server on your router. Uncheck
Server: to disable this function.
DHCP IP Address Enter the starting and ending IP addresses for the DHCP server’s
Range: IP 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.
DHCP Lease Time: The length of time for the IP address lease. Enter the Lease time
in minutes.
Always Broadcast: Enable this feature to broadcast your networks DHCP server to
LAN/WLAN clients.
NetBIOS NetBIOS allows LAN hosts to discover all other computers within
Announcement: the network, enable this feature to allow the DHCP Server to offer
NetBIOS configuration settings.
Learn NetBIOS Enable this feature to allow WINS information to be learned from
from WAN: the WAN side, disable to allow manual configuration.
NetBIOS Scope: This feature allows the configuration of a NetBIOS ‘domain’ name under which network hosts operates. This setting has no effect if the ‘Learn NetBIOS information
from WAN’ is activated.”
NetBIOS Mode Select the different type of NetBIOS node: Broadcast only, Point-to-Point, Mixed-mode, and Hybrid.
Type:
Primary/Secondary Enter your Primary (and Secondary) WINS IP address(es).
WINS IP Address:
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DHCP Reservation
If you want a computer or device to always have the same IP address assigned, you can create a DHCP reservation. The router will assign the IP
address only to that computer or device.
Note: This IP address must be within the DHCP IP Address Range.
Enable: Check this box to enable the reservation.
Computer Name: Enter the computer name or select from the drop-down menu
and click <<.
IP Address: Enter the IP address you want to assign to the computer or
device. This IP Address must be within the DHCP IP Address
Range.
MAC Address: Enter the MAC address of the computer or device.
Copy Your PC’s If you want to assign an IP address to the computer you are
MAC Address: currently on, click this button to populate the fields.
Save: Click Save to save your entry. You must click Save Settings at
the top to activate your reservations.
Number of In this section you can see what LAN devices are currently leasing
Dynamic DHCP IP addresses.
Clients:
Revoke: Click Revoke to cancel the lease for a specific LAN device and free
an entry in the lease table. Do this only if the device no longer
needs the leased IP address, because, for example, it has been
removed from the network.
Note: The Revoke option will not disconnect a PC with a current
network session from the network; you would need to use MAC
Address Filter to do that. Revoke will only free up a DHCP Address for the very next requester. If the previous owner is still available, those two devices may both receive
an IP Address Conflict error, or the second device may still not receive an IP Address; in that case, you may still need to extend the “DHCP IP Address Range” to address
the issue, it is located in the DHCP Server section.
Reserve: The Reserve option converts this dynamic IP allocation into a DHCP Reservation and adds the corresponding entry to the DHCP Reservations List.
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Media Server
Check the Enable Media Server box to share your music, pictures, and videos to any computer on your local network.
Click Enable Media Server to enable this feature.
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IPv6 Internet Connection
Click IPv6 Internet Connection Setup Wizard to begin.
If you want to configure your IPv6 Internet Connection manually,
click Manual IPv6 Internet Connection Setup and skip to the
next page.
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IPv6 Internet Connection Setup Wizard
On this page, the user can configure the IPv6 Connection type. There are two ways to set up the IPv6 Internet connection. You can use the Webbased IPv6 Internet Connection Setup Wizard, or you can manually configure the connection.
Click the IPv6 Internet Connection Setup Wizard button and the router will guide
you through a few simple steps to get your network up and running.
The wizard will guide you through a step-by-step process to configure your new
D-Link router and connect to the IPv6 Internet.
Click Next to continue to the next page. Click Cancel to discard the changes
made and return to the main page.
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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.
However, if the automatic detection fails, the user will be prompt to either Try
again or to click on the Guide me through the IPv6 settings button to initiate the
manual continual of the wizard.
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There are several connection types to choose from. If you are unsure of your
connection method, please contact your IPv6 Internet Service Provider.
Note: If using the PPPoE option, you will need to ensure that any PPPoE client
software on your computers has been removed or disabled. The 3 options available
on this page are IPv6 over PPPoE, Static IPv6 address and Route, and Tunneling
Connection.
Choose the required IPv6 Internet Connection type and 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.
IPv6 over PPPoE
After selecting the IPv6 over PPPoE option, the user will be able to configure the
IPv6 Internet connection that requires a username and password to get online.
Most DSL modems use this type of connection.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
PPPoE Session: Select the PPPoE Session value used here. This option will
state that this connection shares it’s information with the
already configured IPv6 PPPoE connection, or the user can
create a new PPPoE connection here.
User Name: Enter the PPPoE username used here. If you do not know
your user name, please contact your ISP.
Password: Enter the PPPoE password used here. If you do not know
your password, please contact your ISP.
Verify Password: Re-enter the PPPoE password used here.
Service Name: Enter the service name for this connection here. This option
is optional.
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.
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Static IPv6 Address Connection
This mode is used when your ISP provides you with a set IPv6 addresses that does not change. The IPv6 information is manually entered in your
IPv6 configuration settings. You must enter the IPv6 address, Subnet Prefix Length, Default Gateway, Primary DNS Server, and Secondary DNS
Server. Your ISP provides you with all this information.
Use Link-Local The Link-local address is used by nodes and routers when communicating
Address: with neighboring nodes on the same link. This mode enables IPv6capable devices to communicate with each other on the LAN side.
IPv6 Address: Enter the WAN IPv6 address for the router here.
Subnet Prefix Enter the WAN subnet prefix length value used here.
Length:
Default Gateway: Enter the WAN default gateway IPv6 address used here.
Primary IPv6 DNS Enter the WAN primary DNS Server address used here.
Address:
Secondary IPv6 DNS Enter the WAN secondary DNS Server address used here.
Address:
LAN IPv6 Address: 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.)
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.
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Tunneling Connection (6rd)
After selecting the Tunneling Connection (6rd) option, the user can
configure the IPv6 6rd connection settings.
The following parameters will be available for configuration:
6rd IPv6 Prefix: Enter the 6rd IPv6 address and prefix value used here.
IPv4 Address: Enter the IPv4 address used here.
Mask Length: Enter the IPv4 mask length used here.
Assigned IPv6 Displays the IPv6 assigned prefix value here.
Prefix:
6rd Border Relay Enter the 6rd border relay IPv4 address used here.
IPv4 Address:
IPv6 DNS Server: Enter the primary DNS Server address used here.
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.
The IPv6 Internet Connection Setup Wizard was completed.
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.
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IPv6 Manual Setup
There are several connection types to choose from: Auto Detection, Static IPv6, Autoconfiguration (SLAAC/DHCPv6), PPPoE, IPv6 in IPv4 Tunnel,
6to4, 6rd, and Link-local. If you are unsure of your connection method, please contact your IPv6 Internet Service Provider.
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.
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Static IPv6
My IPv6 Connection: Select Static IPv6 from the drop-down menu.
WAN IPv6 Address Settings: Enter the address settings supplied by your Internet provider (ISP).
LAN IPv6 Address: Enter the LAN (local) IPv6 address for the router.
LAN Link-Local Address: Displays the Router’s LAN Link-Local Address.
Enable Autoconfiguration: Check to enable the Autoconfiguration feature.
Autoconfiguration Type: Select Stateful (DHCPv6), SLAAC + RDNSS or SLAAC + Stateless DHCPv6.
IPv6 Address Range Start: Enter the start IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local computers.
IPv6 Address Range End: Enter the end IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local computers.
IPv6 Address Lifetime: Enter the IPv6 Address Lifetime (in minutes).
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Autoconfiguration
My IPv6 Connection: Select Autoconfiguration (Stateless/DHCPv6) from the drop-down menu.
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.
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 Range Start: Enter the start IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local computers.
IPv6 Address Range End: Enter the end IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local computers.
IPv6 Address Lifetime: Enter the IPv6 Address Lifetime (in minutes).
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PPPoE
My IPv6 Connection: Select PPPoE from the drop-down menu.
PPPoE: Enter the PPPoE account settings supplied by your Internet provider (ISP).
Address Mode: Select Static if your ISP assigned you the IP address, subnet mask, gateway,
and DNS server addresses. In most cases, select Dynamic.
IP Address: Enter the IP address (Static PPPoE only).
User Name: Enter your PPPoE user name.
Password: Enter your PPPoE password and then retype the password in the next box.
Service Name: Enter the ISP Service Name (optional).
Reconnection Mode: Select either Always-on, On-Demand, or Manual.
Maximum Idle Time: Enter a maximum idle time during which the Internet connection is
maintained during inactivity. To disable this feature, enable Auto-reconnect.
MTU: Maximum Transmission Unit - you may need to change the 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.
LAN Link-Local Address: Displays the Router’s LAN Link-Local Address.
Enable Autoconfiguration: Check to enable the Autoconfiguration feature.
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Autoconfiguration Type: Select Stateful (DHCPv6), SLAAC + RDNSS or SLAAC + Stateless DHCPv6.
IPv6 Address Range Start: Enter the start IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local computers.
IPv6 Address Range End: Enter the end IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local computers.
IPv6 Address Lifetime: Enter the IPv6 Address Lifetime (in minutes).
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IPv6 in IPv4 Tunneling
My IPv6 Connection: Select IPv6 in IPv4 Tunnel from the drop-down menu.
IPv6 in IPv4 Tunnel Enter the settings supplied by your Internet provider (ISP).
Settings:
LAN IPv6 Address: 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:
Autoconfiguration Select Stateful (DHCPv6), SLAAC + RDNSS or SLAAC + Stateless DHCPv6.
Type:
IPv6 Address Range Enter the start IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local computers.
Start:
IPv6 Address Range Enter the end IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local computers.
End:
Pv6 Address Lifetime: Enter the Router Advertisement Lifetime (in minutes).
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6 to 4 Tunneling
My IPv6 Connection: Select 6 to 4 from the drop-down menu.
6 to 4 Settings: Enter the IPv6 settings supplied by your Internet provider (ISP).
Primary/Secondary DNS Enter the primary and secondary DNS server addresses.
Address:
LAN IPv6 Address: Enter the LAN (local) IPv6 address for the router.
LAN Link-Local Address: Displays the Router’s LAN Link-Local Address.
Enable Check to enable the Autoconfiguration feature.
Autoconfiguration:
Autoconfiguration Type: Select Stateful (DHCPv6), SLAAC + RDNSS or SLAAC + Stateless DHCPv6.
IPv6 Address Range Enter the start IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local computers.
Start:
IPv6 Address Range Enter the end IPv6 Address for the DHCPv6 range for your local computers.
End:
IPv6 Address Lifetime: Enter the IPv6 Address Lifetime (in minutes).
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6rd
My IPv6 Connection: Select 6rd from the drop-down menu.
6RD Settings: Enter the address settings supplied by your Internet provider (ISP).
LAN IPv6 Address: Enter the LAN (local) IPv6 address for the router.
LAN Link-Local Address: Displays the Router’s LAN Link-Local Address.
Enable Autoconfiguration: Check to enable the Autoconfiguration feature.
Autoconfiguration Type: Select Stateful (DHCPv6), SLAAC+RDNSS or SLAAC + Stateless DHCPv6.
Router Advertisement Enter the Router Advertisement Lifetime (in minutes).
Lifetime:
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Link-Local Connectivity
My IPv6 Connection: Select Link-Local Only from the drop-down menu.
LAN IPv6 Address Displays the IPv6 address of the router.
Settings:
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Parental Controls
Advanced DNS Service is a free security option that provides anti-phishing protection to your network and offers navigation improvements such as auto-correction of common
URL typos.
Advanced DNS: Faster, more reliable Internet browsing.
FamilyShield: Includes Advanced DNS and automatic protection from
malware, phishing, and adult websites. This option uses
OpenDNS.
Parental Controls: Includes Advanced DNS, FamilyShield, and customizable
blocking of malware and phishing sites. You may also
customize filtering of web content by category. This
option uses OpenDNS.
None: DNS servers will be provided via DHCP by your ISP or you
may manually enter DNS servers.
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Virtual Server
The DIR-827 can be configured as a virtual server so that remote users accessing Web or FTP services via the public IP address can be automatically
redirected to local servers in the LAN (Local Area Network).
The DIR-827 firewall feature filters out unrecognized packets to protect your LAN network so all computers networked with the DIR-827 are invisible
to the outside world. If you wish, you can make some of the LAN computers accessible from the Internet by enabling Virtual Server. Depending on
the requested service, the DIR-827 redirects the external service request to the appropriate server within the LAN network.
The DIR-827 is also capable of port-redirection meaning incoming traffic to a particular port may be redirected to a different port on the server
computer.
Each virtual service that is created will be listed at the bottom of the screen in the Virtual Servers List. There are pre-defined virtual services already
in the table. You may use them by enabling them and assigning the server IP to use that particular virtual service.
For a list of ports for common applications, please visit http://support.dlink.com/faq/view.asp?prod_id=1191.
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This will allow you to open a single port. If you would like to open a range of ports, refer to the next page.
Name: Enter a name for the rule or select an application from the drop-down
menu. Select an application and click << to populate the fields.
IP Address: Enter the IP address of the computer on your local network that
you want to allow the incoming service to. If your computer is
receiving an IP address automatically from the router (DHCP),
you computer will be listed in the “Computer Name” drop-down
menu. Select your computer and click <<.
Private Port/ Enter the port that you want to open next to Private Port and
Public Port: Public Port. The private and public ports are usually the same. The
public port is the port seen from the Internet side, and the private
port is the port being used by the application on the computer
within your local network.
Protocol Type: Select TCP, UDP, or Both from the drop-down menu.
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.
Schedule: The schedule of time when the Virtual Server 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.
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Port Forwarding
This will allow you to open a single port or a range of ports.
Name: Enter a name for the rule or select an application from the drop-down
menu. Select an application and click << to populate the fields.
IP Address: Enter the IP address of the computer on your local network that
you want to allow the incoming service to. If your computer is
receiving an IP address automatically from the router (DHCP),
you computer will be listed in the “Computer Name” drop-down
menu. Select your computer and click <<.
TCP/UDP: Enter the TCP and/or UDP port or ports that you want to open.
You can enter a single port or a range of ports. Separate ports
with a common.
Example: 24,1009,3000-4000
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.
Schedule: The schedule of time when the Virtual Server 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.
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Application Rules
Some applications require multiple connections, such as Internet gaming, video conferencing, Internet telephony and others. These applications
have difficulties working through NAT (Network Address Translation). Special Applications makes some of these applications work with the
DIR-827. If you need to run applications that require multiple connections, specify the port normally associated with an application in the “Trigger
Port” field, select the protocol type as TCP or UDP, then enter the firewall (public) ports associated with the trigger port to open them for inbound
traffic.
The DIR-827 provides some predefined applications in the table on the bottom of the web page. Select the application you want to use and enable it.
Name: Enter a name for the rule. You may select a pre-defined
application from the drop-down menu and click <<.
Trigger: This is the port used to trigger the application. It can be either
a single port or a range of ports.
Traffic Type: Select the protocol of the trigger port (TCP, UDP, or Both).
Firewall: This is the port number on the Internet side that will be used
to access the application. You may define a single port or a
range of ports. You can use a comma to add multiple ports
or port ranges.
Traffic Type: Select the protocol of the firewall port (TCP, UDP, or Both).
Schedule: 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.
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QoS Engine
The QoS Engine option helps improve your network gaming performance by prioritizing applications. By default the QoS Engine settings are enabled.
Enable Traffic This option is disabled by default. Enable this option for
Shaping: better performance and experience with online games and
other interactive applications, such as VoIP.
Automatic Uplink This option is enabled by default when the QoS Engine
Speed: option is enabled. This option will allow your router to
automatically determine the uplink speed of your Internet
connection.
Measured Uplink This displays the detected uplink speed.
Speed:
Manual Uplink The speed at which data can be transferred from the router
Speed: to your ISP. This is determined by your ISP.
Enabled QoS Engine: This option is enabled by default. This will allow your
router to automatically determine the network priority of
running programs.
Automatic This option is enabled by default so that your router will
Classification: automatically determine which programs should have
network priority. For best performance, use the Automatic
Classification option to automatically set the priority for
your applications.
Dynamic This option should be enabled when you have a slow
Fragmentation: Internet uplink. It helps to reduce the impact that large low
priority network packets can have on more urgent ones.
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QoS Engine Rules: A QoS Engine Rule identifies a specific message flow and
assigns a priority to that flow. For most applications, automatic
classification will be adequate, and specific QoS Engine Rules
will not be required.
The QoS Engine supports overlaps between rules, where more
than one rule can match for a specific message flow. If more
than one rule is found to match the rule with the highest
priority will be used.
Name: Create a name for the rule that is meaningful to you.
Priority: The priority of the message flow is entered here -- 1 receives
the highest priority (most urgent) and 255 receives the lowest
priority (least urgent).
Protocol: The protocol used by the messages.
Local IP Range: The rule applies to a flow of messages whose LAN-side IP
address falls within the range set here.
Local Port Range: The rule applies to a flow of messages whose LAN-side port
number is within the range set here.
Remote IP Range: The rule applies to a flow of messages whose WAN-side IP
address falls within the range set here.
Remote Port Range: The rule applies to a flow of messages whose WAN-side port
number is within the range set here.
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Network Filters
Use MAC (Media Access Control) Filters to allow or deny LAN (Local Area Network) computers by their MAC addresses from accessing the Network. You
can either manually add a MAC address or select the MAC address from the list of clients that are currently connected to the Broadband Router.
Configure MAC Select Turn MAC Filtering Off, Turn MAC Filtering ON
Filtering: and ALLOW computers listed to access the network, or
Turn MAC Filtering ON and DENY computers listed to
access the network from the drop-down menu.
MAC Address: Enter the MAC address you would like to filter.
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.
Clear: Click to remove the MAC address.
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Access Control
The Access Control section allows you to control access in and out of your network. Use this feature as Parental Controls to only grant access to
approved sites, limit web access based on time or dates, and/or block access from applications like 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.
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Enter a name for the policy and then click Next to continue.
Select a schedule (I.E. Always) from the drop-down menu and
then click Next to continue.
Enter the following information and then click Next to continue.
• Address Type - Select IP address, MAC address, or Other
Machines.
• IP Address - Enter the IP address of the computer you want
to apply the rule to.
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Select the filtering method and then click Next to continue.
If you selected Apply Advanced Port Filters, then enter the rule:
Enable - Check to enable the rule.
Name - Enter a name for your rule.
Dest IP Start - Enter the starting IP address.
Dest IP End - Enter the ending IP address.
Protocol - Select the protocol.
Dest Port Start - Enter the starting port number.
Dest Port End - Enter the ending port number.
To enable web logging, click Enable.
Click Save to save the access control rule.
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Website Filters
Website Filters are used to deny LAN computers from accessing specific web sites by the URL or domain. A URL is a specially formatted text string
that defines a location on the Internet. If any part of the URL contains the blocked word, the site will not be accessible and the web page will not
display. To use this feature, enter the text string to be blocked and click Save Settings. The text to be blocked will appear in the list. To delete the
text, click Clear the List Below.
Configure Website Select Allow or Deny.
Filter Below:
Website URL/Domain: Enter the keywords or URLs that you want
to allow or deny. Click Save Settings.
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Inbound Filters
The Inbound Filter option is an advanced method of controlling data received from the Internet. With this feature you can configure inbound
data filtering rules that control data based on an IP address range. Inbound Filters can be used with Virtual Server, Port Forwarding, or Remote
Administration features.
Name: Enter a name for the inbound filter rule.
Action: Select Allow or Deny.
Enable: Check to enable rule.
Source IP Start: Enter the starting IP address. Enter 0.0.0.0 if you
do not want to specify an IP range.
Source IP End: Enter the ending IP address. Enter 255.255.255.255
if you do not want to specify and IP range.
Add: Click the Add button to add the rule. You must
click Save Settings at the top to save the settings.
Inbound Filter This section will list any rules that are created. You
Rules List: may click the Edit icon to change the settings or
enable/disable the rule, or click the Delete icon
to remove the rule.
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Firewall Settings
A firewall protects your network from the outside world. The D-Link DIR-827 offers a firewall type functionality. The SPI feature helps prevent cyber
attacks. Sometimes you may want a computer exposed to the outside world for certain types of applications. If you choose to expose a computer,
you cam enable DMZ. DMZ is short for Demilitarized Zone. This option will expose the chosen computer completely to the outside world.
Enable SPI: SPI (Stateful Packet Inspection, also known as dynamic
packet filtering) helps to prevent cyber attacks by tracking
more state per session. It validates that the traffic passing
through the session conforms to the protocol.
NAT Endpoint Select one of the following for TCP and UDP ports:
Filtering: Endpoint Independent - Any incoming traffic sent to
an open port will be forwarded to the application that
opened the port. The port will close if idle for 5 minutes.
Address Restricted - Incoming traffic must match the IP
address of the outgoing connection.
Address + Port Restriction - Incoming traffic must match
the IP address and port of the outgoing connection.
Enable DMZ Host: If an application has trouble working from behind the
router, you can expose one computer to the Internet and
run the application on that computer.
Note: Placing a computer in the DMZ may expose that
computer to a variety of security risks. Use of this option is
only recommended as a last resort.
IP Address: Specify the IP address of the computer on the LAN that
you want to have unrestricted Internet communication. If
this computer obtains it’s IP address automatically using
DHCP, be sure to make a static reservation on the Basic
> DHCP page so that the IP address of the DMZ machine
does not change.
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Application Level Gateway Configuration
Here you can enable or disable ALG’s. Some protocols and applications require special handling of the IP payload to make them work with network
address translation (NAT). Each ALG provides special handling for a specific protocol or application. A number of ALGs for common applications
are enabled by default.
PPTP: Allows multiple machines on the LAN to connect to their corporate network using PPTP protocol.
IPSEC (VPN): Allows multiple VPN clients to connect to their corporate network using IPSec. Some VPN clients support traversal of IPSec through NAT. This ALG may interfere
with the operation of such VPN clients. If you are having trouble connecting with your corporate network, try turning this ALG off. Please check with the
system administrator of your corporate network whether your VPN client supports NAT traversal.
RTSP: Allows applications that use Real Time Streaming Protocol to receive streaming media from the internet. QuickTime and Real Player are some of the common
applications using this protocol.
SIP: Allows devices and applications using VoIP (Voice over IP) to communicate across 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.
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Routing
The Routing option is an advanced method of customizing specific routes of data through your network.
Destination IP: Enter the IP address of packets that will take this route.
Netmask: Enter the netmask of the route, please note that the octets
must match your destination IP address.
Gateway: Enter your next hop gateway to be taken if this route is
used.
Metric: The route metric is a value from 1 to 16 that indicates the
cost of using this route. 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.
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Advanced Wireless Settings
Transmit Power: Set the transmit power of the antennas.
Beacon Period: Beacons are packets sent by the wireless router to synchronize
a wireless network. Specify a value. 100 is the default setting
and is recommended.
RTS Threshold: This value should remain at its default setting of 2432. If
inconsistent data flow is a problem, only a minor modification
should be made.
Fragmentation The fragmentation threshold, which is specified in bytes,
Threshold: determines whether packets will be fragmented. Packets
exceeding the 2346 byte setting will be fragmented before
transmission. 2346 is the default setting.
DTIM Interval: (Delivery Traffic Indication Message) 3 is the default setting.
A DTIM is a countdown informing clients of the next window
for listening to broadcast and multicast messages.
WMM Function: WMM is QoS for your wireless network. This will improve
the quality of video and voice applications for your wireless
clients.
Short GI: Check this box to reduce the guard interval time therefore
increasing the data capacity. However, it’s less reliable and
may create higher data loss.
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WISH Settings
WISH is short for Wireless Intelligent Stream Handling, a technology developed to enhance your experience of using a wireless network by prioritizing
the traffic of different applications.
Enable WISH: Enable this option if you want to allow WISH to prioritize
your traffic.
HTTP: Allows the router to recognize HTTP transfers for many
common audio and video streams and prioritize them
above other traffic. Such streams are frequently used by
digital media players.
Windows Media Enables the router to recognize certain audio and video
Center: streams generated by a Windows Media Center PC and to
prioritize these above other traffic. Such streams are used
by systems known as Windows Media Extenders, such as
the Xbox 360.
Automatic: When enabled, this option causes the router to automatically
attempt to prioritize traffic streams that it doesn’t otherwise
recognize, based on the behavior that the streams exhibit.
This acts to deprioritize streams that exhibit bulk transfer
characteristics, such as file transfers, while leaving interactive
traffic, such as gaming or VoIP, running at a normal priority.
WISH Rules: A WISH Rule identifies a specific message flow and assigns
a priority to that flow. For most applications, the priority
classifiers ensure the right priorities and specific WISH Rules
are not required.
WISH supports overlaps between rules. If more than one
rule matches for a specific message flow, the rule with the
highest priority will be used.
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Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) System is a simplified method for securing your wireless network during the “Initial setup” as well as the “Add New
Device” processes. The Wi-Fi Alliance (WFA) has certified it across different products as well as manufactures. The process is just as easy, as depressing
a button for the Push-Button Method or correctly entering the 8-digit code for the Pin-Code Method. The time reduction in setup and ease of use
are quite beneficial, while the highest wireless Security setting of WPA2 is automatically used.
Enable: Enable the Wi-Fi Protected Setup feature.
Lock Wireless Locking the wireless security settings prevents the settings from
Security Settings: being changed by the Wi-Fi Protected Setup feature of the router.
Devices can still be added to the network using Wi-Fi Protected
Setup. However, the settings of the network will not change once
this option is checked.
PIN Settings: A PIN is a unique number that can be used to add the router to
an existing network or to create a new network. The default PIN
may be printed on the bottom of the router. For extra security,
a new PIN can be generated. You can restore the default PIN at
any time. Only the Administrator (“admin” account) can change
or reset the PIN.
Current PIN: Shows the current value of the router’s PIN.
Reset PIN to 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 registrar.
This Wizard helps you add wireless devices to the wireless
network.
Add Wireless The wizard will either display the wireless network settings to guide you through manual configuration, prompt you to enter the PIN for the device, or ask you
Station: to press the configuration button on the device. If the device supports Wi-Fi Protected Setup and has a configuration button, you can add it to the network by
pressing the configuration button on the device and then the on the router within 60 seconds. The status LED on the router will flash three times if the device
has been successfully added to the network.
There are several ways to add a wireless device to your network. A “registrar” controls access to the wireless network. A registrar only allows devices onto the
wireless network if you have entered the PIN, or pressed a special Wi-Fi Protected Setup button on the device. The router acts as a registrar for the network,
although other devices may act as a registrar as well.
Add Wireless Start the wizard.
Device Wizard:
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Advanced Network Settings
UPnP Settings: To use the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP™) feature click on
Enabled. UPNP provides compatibility with networking
equipment, software and peripherals.
PPPoE Pass Through: Check PPPoe Pass Through to allow PPPoE authentication
to the LAN Clients as an authenticating point.
WAN Ping: Unchecking the box will not allow the DIR-827 to respond
to pings. Blocking the Ping may provide some extra security
from hackers. Check the box to allow the Internet port to
be “pinged”.
WAN Port Speed: You may set the port speed of the Internet port to 10Mbps,
100Mbps, 1000Mbps, or 10/100/1000Mbps Auto. Some
older cable or DSL modems may require you to set the port
speed to 10Mbps.
UPnP
Internet Ping Block
Internet Port Speed
Multicast Streams
Multicast streams: Check the box to allow multicast traffic to pass through
the router from the Internet.
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Guest Zone
The Guest Zone feature will allow you to create temporary zones that can be used by guests to access the Internet. These zones will be separate
from your main wireless network.
Enable Guest Zone: Check to enable the Guest Zone feature.
Schedule: The schedule of time when the Guest Zone will be active.
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.
Wireless Network Enter a wireless network name (SSID) that is different from
Name: your main wireless network.
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.
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IPv6 Firewall
On this page the user can configure the IPv6 firewall settings. The firewall settings section is an advance feature that is used to allow or deny
traffic from passing through the device. It works in the same way as IP Filters with additional settings. You can create more detailed rules for the
device.
Name: Enter a custom firewall rule name here.
This name is used for identification.
Source Select the appropriate source interface
Interface: used here.
Destination Select the appropriate destination interInterface: face used here.
Schedule: Select a time schedule that will be applied
to this rules here.
IP Address Enter the IPv6 address range used here.
Range:
Protocol: Select the protocol used for this rule here.
Options to choose from are ALL, TCP, UDP,
and ICMP.
Port Range: Enter the port range used for this rule
here.
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IPv6 Routing
On this page the user can specify custom routes that determine how data is moved around your IPv6 network.
Name: Enter the IPv6 routing rule name used here.
Metric: Enter the metric value for this rule here.
Interface: Use the drop-down menu to specify if the IP
packet must use the WAN or LAN interface to transit out of the Router.
Destination IPv6: Enter the IPv6 address of the packets that will take
this route.
Prefix Length: Enter the IPv6 address prefix length of the packets
that will take this route.
Gateway: Enter the next hop that will be taken if this route
is used.
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Administrator Settings
This page will allow you to change the Administrator and User passwords. You can also enable Remote Management. There are two accounts that
can access the management interface through the web browser. The accounts are admin and user. Admin has read/write access while user has
read-only access. User can only view the settings but cannot make any changes. Only the admin account has the ability to change both admin and
user account passwords.
Admin Password: Enter a new password for the Administrator Login Name. The
administrator can make changes to the settings.
User Password: Enter the new password for the User login. If you login as the
User, you cannot change the settings (you can only view them).
Enter a name for the DIR-827 router.
Gateway Name: Enter a name for the router.
Enable Graphical Enables a challenge-response test to require users to type
Authentication: letters or numbers from a distorted image displayed on the
screen to prevent online hackers and unauthorized users from
gaining access to your router’s network settings.
Enable HTTPS Check to enable HTTPS to connect to the router securely.
Server:
Enable Remote Remote management allows the DIR-827 to be configured
Management: from the Internet by a web browser. A username and password
is still required to access the Web-Management interface.
In general, only a member of your network can browse the
built-in web pages to perform Administrator tasks. This feature
enables you to perform Administrator tasks from the remote
(Internet) host. The port number used to access the DIR-827.
Example: http://x.x.x.x:8080 whereas x.x.x.x is the Internet IP
address of the DIR-827 and 8080 is the port used for the Web
Management interface.
Remote Admin If you have enabled HTTPS Server and checked Use HTTPS,
Inbound Filter: you must enter https:// as part of the URL to access the router
remotely.
Details: 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 Delete icon to remove the rule.
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Time Settings
The Time Configuration option allows you to configure, update, and maintain the correct time on the internal system clock. From this section you can
set the time zone that you are in and set the Time Server. Daylight Saving can also be configured to automatically adjust the time when needed.
Time Zone: Select the Time Zone from the drop-down menu.
Daylight Saving: To select Daylight Saving time manually, select enabled or
disabled, and enter a start date and an end date for daylight
saving time.
Enable NTP NTP is short for Network Time Protocol. NTP synchronizes
Server: computer clock times in a network of computers. Check this
box to use a NTP server. This will only connect to a server on
the Internet, not a local server.
NTP Server Used: Enter the NTP server or select one from the drop-down
menu.
Manual: To manually input the time, enter the values in these fields
for the Year, Month, Day, Hour, Minute, and Second and then
click Set Time. You can also click Copy Your Computer’s
Time Settings.
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SysLog
The Broadband Router keeps a running log of events and activities occurring on the Router. You may send these logs to a SysLog server on your
network.
Enable Logging to Check this box to send the router logs to a SysLog Server.
SysLog Server:
SysLog Server IP The address of the SysLog server that will be used to send
Address: the logs. You may also select your computer from the
drop-down menu (only if receiving an IP address from
the router via DHCP).
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Email Settings
The Email feature can be used to send the system log files, router alert messages, and firmware update notification to your email address.
Enable Email When this option is enabled, router activity logs are emailed to
Notification: a designated email address.
From Email Address: This email address will appear as the sender when you receive a
log file or firmware upgrade notification via email.
To Email Address: Enter the email address where you want the email sent.
SMTP Server Enter the SMTP server address for sending email. If your SMTP
Address: server requires authentication, select this option.
Enable Check this box if your SMTP server requires authentication.
Authentication:
Account Name: Enter your account for sending email.
Password: Enter the password associated with the account. Re-type the
password associated with the account.
On Log Full: When this option is selected, logs will be sent via email when
the log is full.
On Schedule: 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.
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System Settings
Save Settings to Use this option to save the current router configuration
Local Hard Drive: settings to a file on the hard disk of the computer you are
using. First, click the Save button. You will then see a file
dialog, where you can select a location and file name for
the settings.
Load Settings Use this option to load previously saved router configuration
from Local Hard settings. First, click the Browse button to locate a previously
Drive: saved configuration file and then click the Load button to
transfer those settings to the router.
Restore to Factory This option will restore all configuration settings back to
Default Settings: the settings that were in effect at the time the router was
shipped from the factory. 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.
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Update Firmware
You can upgrade the firmware of the Router 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 site for firmware updates at http://support.dlink.com. You can
download firmware upgrades to your hard drive from the D-Link support site.
Firmware Upgrade: Click on Check Now to find out if there is an updated firmware
available. If so, download the new firmware to your hard drive.
Browse: After you have downloaded the new firmware, click Browse to
locate the firmware update on your hard drive. Click Upload
to complete the firmware upgrade.
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DDNS
The DDNS feature allows you to host a server (Web, FTP, Game Server, etc…) using a domain name that you have purchased (www.whateveryournameis.
com) with your dynamically assigned IP address. Most broadband Internet Service Providers assign dynamic (changing) IP addresses. Using a DDNS
service provider, your friends can enter in your domain name to connect to your server no matter what your IP address is.
DDNS: Dynamic Domain Name System is a method of keeping a
domain name linked to a changing IP Address. Check the box
to enable DDNS.
Server Address: Choose your DDNS provider from the drop-down menu.
Host Name: Enter the Host Name that you registered with your DDNS
service provider.
Username or Key: Enter the Username for your DDNS account.
Password or Key: Enter the Password for your DDNS account.
Timeout: Enter a time (in hours).
Status: Displays the status of your DDNS connection.
DDNS for IPv6 Hosts
Enable: Check the box to enable DDNS for IPv6 Hosts.
IPv6 Address: Enter the IPv6 address of your computer/server in your local
network. You can click the << button and select a computer/
server from the drop-down list.
Host Name: Enter the IPv6 Host Name that you registered with your DDNS
service provider.
IPv6 DDNS List: Once you save your entry, the IPv6 DDNS host information will
be displayed here.
Enable: Check to enable the entry.
Host Name: Displays the name of your IPv6 DDNS host.
IPv6 Address: Displays the IPv6 address of your computer/server associated with the IPv6 DDNS host.
Edit/Delete: Click the edit icon to make changes to the entry or click the delete icon to remove the entry.
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System Check
Ping Test: The Ping Test is used to send Ping packets to test if a
computer is on the Internet. Enter the IP Address that you
wish to Ping, and click Ping.
Ping Results: The results of your ping attempts will be displayed here.
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Schedules
Name: Enter a name for your new schedule.
Days: Select a day, a range of days, or All Week to include every
day.
Time: Check All Day - 24hrs or enter a start and end time for
your schedule.
Save: Click Save to save your schedule. You must click Save
Settings at the top for your schedules to go into effect.
Schedule Rules List: The list of schedules will be listed here. Click the Edit icon
to make changes or click the Delete icon to remove the
schedule.
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Device Information
This page displays the current information for the DIR-827. It will display the LAN, WAN (Internet), and Wireless information.
If your Internet connection is set up for a Dynamic IP address then a Release button and a Renew button will be displayed. Use Release to disconnect
from your ISP and use Renew to connect to your ISP.
If your Internet connection is set up for PPPoE, a Connect button and a Disconnect button will be displayed. Use Disconnect to drop the PPPoE
connection and use Connect to establish the PPPoE connection.
General: Displays the router’s time and firmware version.
WAN: Displays the MAC address and the public IP settings for the router.
LAN: Displays the MAC address and the private (local) IP settings for the router.
Wireless LAN: Displays the 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).
IGMP Multicast Displays the Multicast Group IP Address.
Memberships:
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Log
The router automatically logs (records) events of possible interest in it’s internal memory. If there isn’t enough internal memory for all events, logs
of older events are deleted but logs of the latest events are retained. The Logs option allows you to view the router logs. You can define what types
of events you want to view and the level of the events to view. This router also has external Syslog Server support so you can send the log files to
a computer on your network that is running a Syslog utility.
What to View: You can select the types of messages that you want to display from
the log. Firewall & Security, System, and Router Status messages
can be selected.
View Levels: There are three levels of message importance: Informational,
Warning, and Critical. Select the levels that you want displayed
in the log.
Apply Log Settings: Will filter the log results so that only the selected options appear.
Refresh: Updates the log details on the screen so it displays any recent
activity.
Clear: Clears all of the log contents.
Email Now: This option will send a copy of the router log to the email address
configured in the Tools > Email screen.
Save Log: This option will save the router to a log file on your computer.
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Stats
The screen below displays the Traffic Statistics. Here you can view the amount of packets that pass through the DIR-827 on both the Internet and the LAN
ports. The traffic counter will reset if the device is rebooted.
Active Sessions
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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.
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IPv6
The IPv6 table displays a list of current IPv6 connections.
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Support
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Wireless Security
This section will show you the different levels of security you can use to protect your data from intruders. The DIR-827 offers the following types
of security:
• WPA2™ (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2) • WPA™ (Wi-Fi Protected Access)
• WPA2-PSK (Pre-Shared Key)
• WPA-PSK (Pre-Shared Key)
What is WPA?
WPA, or Wi-Fi Protected Access, is a Wi-Fi standard that was designed to improve the security features of WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy).
The 2 major improvements over WEP:
• Improved data encryption through the Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP). TKIP scrambles the keys using a hashing algorithm
and, by adding an integrity-checking feature, ensures that the keys haven’t been tampered with. WPA2 is based on 802.11i and
uses Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) instead of TKIP.
• User authentication, which is generally missing in WEP, through the extensible authentication protocol (EAP). WEP regulates
access to a wireless network based on a computer’s hardware-specific MAC address, which is relatively simple to be sniffed out
and stolen. EAP is built on a more secure public-key encryption system to ensure that only authorized network users can access
the network.
WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK uses a passphrase or key to authenticate your wireless connection. The key is an alpha-numeric password between 8 and 63
characters long. The password can include symbols (!?*&_) and spaces. This key must be the exact same key entered on your wireless router or
access point.
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.
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Wi-PnP Wireless Setup
Wi-PnP allows you to copy your wireless settings from your router to a USB flash drive and use to automatically configure the wireless settings on
your Windows® computers. Follow the steps below:
1. Plug in USB Flash Drive in USB port on the back of the router.
2. Press and hold the WPS button (located on the front of the router) for 5 seconds. The power LED will blink.
3. Wait 10 seconds and unplug the USB Flash Drive from the router.
4. Plug the USB Flash Drive in a Windows-Based computer.
5. The window below will automatically appear. Double-click Connect to a wireless network.
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6. Click Yes to add the current computer to your wireless network.
7. Click OK to finish adding your computer to your wireless network.
Repeat step 4-7 to add additional computers to your wireless network.
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Wireless Connection Setup Wizard
To run the security wizard, click on Setup at the top and then click Launch
Wireless Connection Setup Wizard.
Click Next to continue.
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The following screen will show you your Pre-Shared Key to enter on your
wireless clients.
Click Save to finish the Security Wizard.
If you selected WPA-Enterprise, the RADIUS information will be displayed. Click Save to finish the Security Wizard.
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Configure WPA-Personal (PSK)
It is recommended to enable encryption on your wireless router before your wireless network adapters. Please establish wireless connectivity before
enabling encryption. Your wireless signal may degrade when enabling encryption due to the added overhead.
1. Log into the web-based configuration by opening a web browser and entering the IP
address of the router (192.168.0.1). Click on Setup and then click Wireless Settings
on the left side.
2. Next to Security Mode, select WPA-Personal.
3. Next to WPA Mode, select Auto, WPA2 Only, or WPA Only. Use Auto if you have
wireless clients using both WPA and WPA2.
4. Next to Group Key Update Interval, enter the amount of time before the group key
used for broadcast and multicast data is changed (3600 is default).
5. Next to Pre-Shared Key, enter a key (passphrase). The key is entered as a pass-phrase
in ASCII format at both ends of the wireless connection. The pass-phrase must be
between 8-63 characters.
6. Click Save Settings to save your settings. If you are configuring the router with a
wireless adapter, you will lose connectivity until you enable WPA-PSK on your adapter
and enter the same passphrase as you did on the router.
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Configure WPA-Enterprise (RADIUS)
It is recommended to enable encryption on your wireless router before your wireless network adapters. Please establish wireless connectivity before
enabling encryption. Your wireless signal may degrade when enabling encryption due to the added overhead.
1. Log into the web-based configuration by opening a web browser and entering the IP address of the router (192.168.0.1). Click on Setup and
then click Wireless Settings on the left side.
2. Next to Security Mode, select WPA-Enterprise.
3. Next to WPA Mode, select Auto, WPA2 Only, or WPA Only. Use Auto if you
have wireless clients using both WPA and WPA2.
4. Next to Group Key Update Interval, enter the amount of time before the group
key used for broadcast and multicast data is changed (3600 is default).
5. Next to Authentication Timeout, enter the amount of time before a client is
required to re-authenticate (60 minutes is default).
6. Next to RADIUS Server IP Address enter the IP Address of your RADIUS server.
7. Next to RADIUS Server Port, enter the port you are using with your RADIUS
server. 1812 is the default port.
8. Next to RADIUS Server Shared Secret, enter the security key.
9. If the MAC Address Authentication box is selected then the user will need
to connect from the same computer whenever logging into the wireless
network.
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10. Click Advanced to enter settings for a secondary RADIUS Server.
11. Click Apply Settings to save your settings.
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Using Windows® 7 and WPS for Wireless Configuration
The following steps allow you to configure your DIR-827 wireless network settings using Windows® 7 through WPS.
1. Click the Start button and select Computer from the Start menu.
2. Click the Network option.
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3. Double-click the DIR-827 router.
DIR-827
4. Input the WPS PIN number (displayed in the Advanced > Wi-Fi Protected
Setup section in the Router’s Web UI) and click Next.
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5. Type a name for your wireless network.
6. To configure advanced settings, click the
icon.
Click Next to continue.
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Connect to a Wireless Network
Using Windows® 7
It is recommended to enable wireless security (WPA/WPA2) on your wireless router or access point before configuring your wireless adapter. 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).
2. The utility will display any available wireless networks in your area.
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3. Highlight the wireless network (SSID) you would like to connect to and click
the Connect button.
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.
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5. Enter the same security key or passphrase that is on your router and click
Ok.
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.
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Using Windows Vista®
Windows Vista® users may use the built-in wireless utility. If you are using another company’s utility or Windows® 2000, please refer to the user
manual of your wireless adapter for help with connecting to a wireless network. Most utilities will have a “site survey” option similar to the Windows
Vista utility as seen below.
If you receive the Wireless Networks Detected bubble, click on the center of
the bubble to access the utility.
or
Right-click on the wireless computer icon in your system tray (lower-right corner
next to the time). Select Connect to a network.
The utility will display any available wireless networks in your area. Click on a
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.
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Configure Wireless Security
It is recommended to enable wireless security (WPA/WPA2) on your wireless router or access point before configuring your wireless adapter. If you
are joining an existing network, you will need to know the security key or passphrase being used.
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 wireless network (SSID) you would like to connect to and
click Connect.
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3. Enter the same security key or passphrase that is on your router and click
Connect.
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.
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Using Windows® XP
Windows XP users may use the built-in wireless utility (Zero Configuration Utility). The following instructions are for Service Pack 2 users. If you are
using another company’s utility or Windows 2000, please refer to the user manual of your wireless adapter for help with connecting to a wireless
network. Most utilities will have a “site survey” option similar to the Windows XP utility as seen below.
If you receive the Wireless Networks Detected bubble, click on the center of the
bubble to access the utility.
or
Right-click on the wireless computer icon in your system tray (lower right corner
next to the time). Select View Available Wireless Networks.
The utility will display any available wireless networks in your area. Click on a
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.
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Configure WPA-PSK
It is recommended to enable encryption on your wireless router or access point before configuring your wireless adapter. If you are joining an
existing network, you will need to know the passphrase being used.
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 wireless network (SSID) you would like to connect to and
click Connect.
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3. The Wireless Network Connection box will appear. Enter the WPA-PSK passphrase
and click Connect.
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 WPA-PSK passphrase must be
exactly the same as on the wireless router.
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Section 6 - Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting
This chapter provides solutions to problems that can occur during the installation and operation of the DIR-827. Read the following descriptions
if you are having problems. (The examples below are illustrated in Windows® XP. If you have a different operating system, the screenshots on your
computer will look similar to the following examples.)
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 on the Internet or 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.
• Make sure you have an updated Java-enabled web browser. We recommend the following:
• Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher
• Chrome 2.0 or higher
• Safari 3.0 or higher
• Firefox 3.0 or higher
• Verify physical connectivity by checking for solid link lights on the device. If you do not get a solid link light, try using a different cable or connect
to a different port on the device if possible. If the computer is turned off, the link light may not be on.
• Disable any internet security software running on the computer. Software firewalls such as Zone Alarm, Black Ice, Sygate, Norton Personal Firewall,
and Windows XP firewall may block access to the configuration pages. Check the help files included with your firewall software for more information
on disabling or configuring it.
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• Configure your Internet settings:
• Go to Start > Settings > Control Panel. Double-click the Internet Options Icon. From the Security tab, click the button to restore
the settings to their defaults.
• Click the Connection tab and set the dial-up option to Never Dial a Connection. Click the LAN Settings button. Make sure nothing
is checked. Click OK.
• Go to the Advanced tab and click the button to restore these settings to their defaults. Click OK three times.
• 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 the web management.
• If you still cannot access the configuration, unplug the power to the router for 10 seconds and plug back in. Wait about 30 seconds and try accessing
the configuration. If you have multiple computers, try connecting using a different computer.
2. What can I do if I forgot my password?
If you forgot your password, you must reset your router. Unfortunately this process will change all your settings back to the factory defaults.
To reset the router, locate the reset button (hole) on the rear panel of the unit. With the router powered on, use a paperclip to hold the button
down for 10 seconds. Release the button and the router will go through its reboot process. Wait about 30 seconds to access the router. The default
IP address is 192.168.0.1. When logging in, the username is admin and leave the password box empty.
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3. Why can’t I connect to certain sites or send and receive emails when connecting through my router?
If you are having a problem sending or receiving email, or connecting to secure sites such as eBay, banking sites, and Hotmail, we suggest lowering
the MTU in increments of ten (Ex. 1492, 1482, 1472, etc).
Note: AOL DSL+ users must use MTU of 1400.
To find the proper MTU Size, you’ll have to do a special ping of the destination you’re trying to go to. A destination could be another computer, or
a URL.
• Click on Start and then click Run.
• 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
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You should start at 1472 and work your way down by 10 each time. Once you get a reply, go up by 2 until you get a fragmented packet. Take that
value and add 28 to the value to account for the various TCP/IP headers. For example, lets say that 1452 was the proper value, the actual MTU size
would be 1480, which is the optimum for the network we’re working with (1452+28=1480).
Once you find your MTU, you can now configure your router with the proper MTU size.
To change the MTU rate on your router follow the steps below:
• Open your browser, enter the IP address of your router (192.168.0.1) and click OK.
• Enter your username (admin) and password (blank by default). Click OK to enter the web configuration page for the device.
• Click on Setup and then click Manual Configure.
• 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.
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Appendix A - Wireless Basics
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.
A wireless local area network (WLAN) is a cellular computer network that transmits and receives data with radio signals instead of wires. Wireless
LANs are used increasingly in both home and office environments, and public areas such as airports, coffee shops and universities. Innovative ways
to utilize WLAN technology are helping people to work and communicate more efficiently. Increased mobility and the absence of cabling and other
fixed infrastructure have proven to be beneficial for many users.
Wireless users can use the same applications they use on a wired network. Wireless adapter cards used on laptop and desktop systems support the
same protocols as Ethernet adapter cards.
Under many circumstances, it may be desirable for mobile network devices to link to a conventional Ethernet LAN in order to use servers, printers
or an Internet connection supplied through the wired LAN. A Wireless Router is a device used to provide this link.
What is Wireless?
Wireless or Wi-Fi technology is another way of connecting your computer to the network without using wires. Wi-Fi uses radio frequency to connect
wirelessly, so you have the freedom to connect computers anywhere in your home or office network.
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.
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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. But wireless technology has
restrictions as to how you can access the network. You must be within the wireless network range area to be able to connect your computer. There
are two different types of wireless networks: Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) and Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN).
Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN)
In a wireless local area network, a device called an Access Point (AP) connects computers to the network. The access point has a small antenna
attached to it, which allows it to transmit data back and forth over radio signals. With an indoor access point, the signal can travel up to 300 feet.
With an outdoor access point the signal can reach out up to 30 miles to serve places like manufacturing plants, industrial locations, college and
high school campuses, airports, golf courses, and many other outdoor venues.
Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN)
Bluetooth is the industry standard wireless technology used for WPAN. Bluetooth devices in WPAN operate in a range up to 30 feet away.
Compared to WLAN the speed and wireless operation range are both less than WLAN, but in return it doesn’t use nearly as much power which
makes it ideal for personal devices, such as mobile phones, PDAs, headphones, laptops, speakers, and other devices that operate on batteries.
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
• Surf the web, check email, instant message, and etc
• Gets rid of the cables around the house
• Simple and easy to use
Small Office and Home Office
• Stay on top of everything at home as you would at office
• Remotely access your office network from home
• Share Internet connection and printer with multiple computers
• No need to dedicate office space
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Where is wireless used?
Wireless technology is expanding everywhere not just at home or office. People like the freedom of mobility and it’s becoming so popular that more
and more public facilities now provide wireless access to attract people. 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.
Wireless network is easy to setup, but if you’re installing it for the first time it could be quite a task not knowing where to start. That’s why we’ve put
together a few setup steps and tips to help you through the process of setting up a wireless network.
Tips
Here are a few things to keep in mind, when you install a wireless network.
Centralize your router or Access Point
Make sure you place the router/access point in a centralized location within your network for the best performance. Try to place the router/access
point as high as possible in the room, so the signal gets dispersed throughout your home. If you have a two-story home, you may need a repeater
to boost the signal to extend the range.
Eliminate Interference
Place home appliances such as cordless telephones, microwaves, and televisions as far away as possible from the router/access point. This would
significantly reduce any interference that the appliances might cause since they operate on same frequency.
Security
Don’t let you next-door neighbors or intruders connect to your wireless network. Secure your wireless network by turning on the WPA security
feature on the router. Refer to product manual for detail information on how to set it up.
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Wireless Modes
There are basically two modes of networking:
• Infrastructure – All wireless clients will connect to an access point or wireless router.
• 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-827 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.
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.
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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.
Click on Start > Run. In the run box type cmd and click OK. (Windows® 7/Vista® users type cmd in the Start Search box.)
At the prompt, type ipconfig and press Enter.
This will display the IP address, subnet mask, and the default
gateway of your adapter.
If the address is 0.0.0.0, check your adapter installation, security
settings, and the settings on your router. Some firewall software
programs may block a DHCP request on newly installed
adapters.
If you are connecting to a wireless network at a hotspot (e.g.
hotel, coffee shop, airport), please contact an employee or
administrator to verify their wireless network settings.
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Statically Assign an IP address
If you are not using a DHCP capable gateway/router, or you need to assign a static IP address, please follow the steps below:
Step 1
Windows® 7 - Click on Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center.
Windows Vista® - Click on Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center > Manage Network Connections.
Windows® XP - Click on Start > Control Panel > Network Connections.
Windows® 2000 - From the desktop, right-click My Network Places > Properties.
Step 2
Right-click on the Local Area Connection which represents your D-Link network adapter and select Properties.
Step 3
Highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and click Properties.
Step 4
Click Use the following IP address and enter an IP address that is on the same subnet as your network
or the LAN IP address on your router.
Example: If the router´s LAN IP address is 192.168.0.1, make your IP address 192.168.0.X where X is a
number between 2 and 99. Make sure that the number you choose is not in use on the network. Set
Default Gateway the same as the LAN IP address of your router (192.168.0.1).
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.
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Technical Specifications
Standards
• IEEE 802.11a
• IEEE 802.11n
• IEEE 802.11g
• IEEE 802.3
• IEEE 802.3u
• IEEE 802.3ab
Security
• WPA-Personal
• WPA2-Personal
• WPA-Enterprise
• WPA2-Enterprise
Wireless Signal Rates*
• 300Mbps • 12Mbps
• 108Mbps • 11Mbps
• 54Mbps • 9Mbps
• 48Mbps
• 6Mbps
• 36Mbps
• 5.5Mbps
• 24Mbps
• 2Mbps • 18Mbps • 1Mbps
MSC (0-15)
• 130Mbps (270)
• 117Mbps (243)
• 104Mbps (216)
• 78Mbps (162)
• 66Mbps (135)
• 58.5Mbps (121.5)
• 52Mbps (108)
• 39Mbps (81)
• 26Mbps (54)
• 19.5Mbps (40.5)
• 12Mbps (27)
• 6.5Mbps (13.5)
Frequency Range
• 2.4GHz to 2.483GHz
• 5.15GHz to 5.25GHz
• 5.725GHz to 5.825GHz
Transmitter Output Power
• 5GHz 26.4dBm (peak ) • 5GHz 18dBm (average) LEDs
• Power • 2.4GHz 25dBm (peak)
• 2.4GHz 14dBm (average)
• Internet
Operating Temperature
• 32°F to 104°F ( 0°C to 40°C)
Humidity
• 95% maximum (non-condensing)
Safety & Emissions
• FCC
• IC
Dimensions
• L = 8.4 inches
• W = 6.3 inches
• H = 1.4 inches
Warranty
• 1 Year
* Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11a, 802.11g, and 802.11n 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 factors will adversely
affect wireless signal range.
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Appendix D - Contacting Technical Support
Contacting Technical Support
U.S. and Canadian customers can contact D-Link technical support through our web site or by phone.
Before you contact technical support, please have the following ready:
• Model number of the product (e.g. DIR-827)
• Hardware Revision (located on the label on the bottom of the router (e.g. rev A1))
• Serial Number (s/n number located on the label on the bottom of the router).
You can find software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website as well as frequently asked questions and answers to technical
issues.
For customers within the United States:
Internet Support:
http://support.dlink.com
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Appendix E - Warranty
Warranty
Subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, D-Link Systems, Inc. (“D-Link”) provides this Limited Warranty:
• Only to the person or entity that originally purchased the product from D-Link or its authorized reseller or distributor, and
• Only for products purchased and delivered within the fifty states of the United States, the District of Columbia, U.S. Possessions
or Protectorates, U.S. Military Installations, or addresses with an APO or FPO.
Limited Warranty:
D-Link warrants that the hardware portion of the D-Link product described below (“Hardware”) will be free from material defects in workmanship
and materials under normal use from the date of original retail purchase of the product, for the period set forth below (“Warranty Period”), except
as otherwise stated herein.
• Hardware: One (1) year
• Spare parts and spare kits: Ninety (90) days
The customer’s sole and exclusive remedy and the entire liability of D-Link and its suppliers under this Limited Warranty will be, at
D-Link’s option, to repair or replace the defective Hardware during the Warranty Period at no charge to the original owner or to refund the actual
purchase price paid. Any repair or replacement will be rendered by D-Link at an Authorized D-Link Service Office. The replacement hardware
need not be new or have an identical make, model or part. D-Link may, at its option, 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.
Repaired or replacement hardware will be warranted for the remainder of the original Warranty Period or ninety (90) days, whichever is longer,
and is subject to the same limitations and exclusions. If a material defect is incapable of correction, or if D-Link determines that it is not practical
to repair or replace the defective Hardware, the actual price paid by the original purchaser for the defective Hardware will be refunded by D-Link
upon return to 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 applicable documentation, from the date of original retail purchase of the Software for a period of ninety (90)
days (“Software Warranty Period”), provided that the Software is properly installed on approved hardware and operated as contemplated in its
documentation. D-Link further warrants that, during the Software Warranty Period, the magnetic media on which D-Link delivers the Software will
be free of physical defects. The customer’s sole and exclusive remedy and the entire liability of D-Link and its suppliers under this Limited Warranty
will be, at D-Link’s option, to replace the non-conforming Software (or defective media) with software that substantially conforms to D-Link’s
functional specifications for the Software or to refund the portion of the actual purchase price paid that is attributable to the Software.
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Except as otherwise agreed by D-Link in writing, the replacement Software is provided only to the original licensee, and is subject to the terms and
conditions of the license granted by D-Link for the Software. Replacement Software will be warranted for the remainder of the original Warranty
Period and is subject to the same limitations and exclusions. If a material non-conformance is incapable of correction, or if D-Link determines in
its sole discretion that it is not practical to replace the non-conforming Software, the price paid by the original licensee for the non-conforming
Software will be refunded by D-Link; provided that the non-conforming Software (and all copies thereof ) is first returned to D-Link. The license
granted respecting any Software for which a refund is given automatically terminates.
Non-Applicability of Warranty:
The Limited Warranty provided hereunder for Hardware and Software portions of D-Link’s products will not be applied to and does not cover any
refurbished product and any product purchased through the inventory clearance or liquidation sale or other sales in which D-Link, the sellers, or
the liquidators expressly disclaim their warranty obligation pertaining to the product and in that case, the product is being sold “As-Is” without
any warranty whatsoever including, without limitation, the Limited Warranty as described herein, notwithstanding anything stated herein to the
contrary.
Submitting A Claim:
The customer shall return the product to the original purchase point based on its return policy. In case the return policy period has expired and
the product is within warranty, the customer shall submit a claim to D-Link as outlined below:
• The customer must submit with the product as part of the claim a written description of the Hardware defect or Software
nonconformance in sufficient detail to allow D-Link to confirm the same, along with proof of purchase of the product (such as a
copy of the dated purchase invoice for the product) if the product is not registered.
• The customer must obtain a Case ID Number from D-Link Technical Support (USA 1-877-453-5465 or Canada 1-800-361-5265), who
will attempt to assist the customer in resolving any suspected defects with the product. If the product is considered defective, the
customer must obtain a Return Material Authorization (“RMA”) number by completing the RMA form. Enter the assigned Case ID
Number at https://rma.dlink.com/ (USA only) or https://rma.dlink.ca (Canada only).
• After an RMA number is issued, the defective product must be packaged securely in the original or other suitable shipping package
to ensure that it will not be damaged in transit, and the RMA number must be prominently marked on the outside of the package.
Do not include any manuals or accessories in the shipping package. D-Link will only replace the defective portion of the product
and will not ship back any accessories.
• The customer is responsible for all in-bound shipping charges to D-Link. No Cash on Delivery (“COD”) is allowed. Products sent COD
will either be rejected by D-Link or become the property of D-Link. Products shall be fully insured by the customer and shipped
to D-Link Systems, Inc.
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• USA residents send to 17595 Mt. Herrmann, Fountain Valley, CA 92708. D-Link will not be held responsible for any packages that
are lost in transit to D-Link. The repaired or replaced packages will be shipped to the customer via UPS Ground or any common
carrier selected by D-Link. Return shipping charges shall be prepaid by D-Link if you use an address in the United States, otherwise
we will ship the product to you freight collect. Expedited shipping is available upon request and provided shipping charges are
prepaid by the customer. 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 shipped in accordance
with the foregoing requirements, or that is determined by D-Link not to be defective or non-conforming.
• Canadian residents send to D-Link Networks, Inc., 2525 Meadowvale Boulevard Mississauga, Ontario, L5N 5S2 Canada. D-Link will
not be held responsible for any packages that are lost in transit to D-Link. The repaired or replaced packages will be shipped to
the customer via Purolator Canada or any common carrier selected by D-Link. Return shipping charges shall be prepaid by D-Link
if you use an address in Canada, otherwise we will ship the product to you freight collect. Expedited shipping is available upon
request and provided shipping charges are prepaid by the customer. 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 shipped in accordance with the foregoing requirements, or that is determined by D-Link not to be defective or
non-conforming. RMA phone number: 1-800-361-5265 Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 9:00AM – 9:00PM EST
What Is Not Covered:
The Limited Warranty provided herein by D-Link does not cover:
Products that, in D-Link’s judgment, have been subjected to abuse, accident, alteration, modification, tampering, negligence, misuse, faulty installation,
lack of reasonable care, repair or service in any way that is not contemplated in the documentation for the product, or if the model or serial number
has been altered, tampered with, defaced or removed; Initial installation, installation and removal of the product for repair, and shipping costs;
Operational adjustments covered in the operating manual for the product, and normal maintenance; Damage that occurs in shipment, due to act
of God, failures due to power surge, and cosmetic damage; Any hardware, software, firmware or other products or services provided by anyone
other than D-Link; and Products that have been purchased from inventory clearance or liquidation sales or other sales in which D-Link, the sellers,
or the liquidators expressly disclaim their warranty obligation pertaining to the product.
While necessary maintenance or repairs on your Product can be performed by any company, we recommend that you use only an Authorized
D-Link Service Office. Improper or incorrectly performed maintenance or repair voids this Limited Warranty.
Disclaimer of Other Warranties:
EXCEPT FOR THE LIMITED WARRANTY SPECIFIED HEREIN, THE PRODUCT IS PROVIDED “AS-IS” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER
INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT.
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IF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY CANNOT BE DISCLAIMED IN ANY TERRITORY WHERE A PRODUCT IS SOLD, THE DURATION OF SUCH IMPLIED WARRANTY
SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE DURATION OF THE APPLICABLE WARRANTY PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE. EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY COVERED UNDER THE
LIMITED WARRANTY PROVIDED HEREIN, THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY, SELECTION AND PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCT IS WITH THE
PURCHASER OF THE PRODUCT.
Limitation of Liability:
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, D-LINK IS NOT LIABLE UNDER ANY CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER LEGAL
OR EQUITABLE THEORY FOR ANY LOSS OF USE OF THE PRODUCT, INCONVENIENCE OR DAMAGES OF ANY CHARACTER, WHETHER DIRECT, SPECIAL,
INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF REVENUE OR PROFIT, WORK
STOPPAGE, COMPUTER FAILURE OR MALFUNCTION, FAILURE OF OTHER EQUIPMENT OR COMPUTER PROGRAMS TO WHICH D-LINK’S PRODUCT
IS CONNECTED WITH, LOSS OF INFORMATION OR DATA CONTAINED IN, STORED ON, OR INTEGRATED WITH ANY PRODUCT RETURNED TO D-LINK
FOR WARRANTY SERVICE) RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE PRODUCT, RELATING TO WARRANTY SERVICE, OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF
THIS LIMITED WARRANTY, EVEN IF D-LINK HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE SOLE REMEDY FOR A BREACH OF
THE FOREGOING LIMITED WARRANTY IS REPAIR, REPLACEMENT OR REFUND OF THE DEFECTIVE OR NONCONFORMING PRODUCT. THE MAXIMUM
LIABILITY OF D-LINK UNDER THIS WARRANTY IS LIMITED TO THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE PRODUCT COVERED BY THE WARRANTY. THE FOREGOING
EXPRESS WRITTEN WARRANTIES AND REMEDIES ARE EXCLUSIVE AND ARE IN LIEU OF ANY OTHER WARRANTIES OR REMEDIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED
OR STATUTORY.
Governing Law:
This Limited Warranty shall be governed by the laws of the State of California. Some states do not allow exclusion or limitation of incidental or
consequential damages, or limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the foregoing limitations and exclusions may not apply. This
Limited Warranty provides specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
Trademarks:
D-Link is a registered trademark of D-Link Corporation/D-Link Systems, Inc. Other trademarks or registered trademarks are the property of their
respective owners.
Copyright Statement:
No part of this publication or documentation accompanying this product 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 and any amendments thereto. Contents are subject to change without prior notice.
Copyright ©2011 by D-Link Corporation/D-Link Systems, Inc. All rights reserved.
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CE Mark Warning:
This is a Class B product. In a domestic environment, this product may cause radio interference, in which case the user may be required to take
adequate measures.
FCC Statement:
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. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate
radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communication.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio
or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by
one or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
FCC Caution:
Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this
equipment.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
IMPORTANT NOTICE:
FCC Radiation Exposure Statement:
This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and
operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator & your body. This transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction
with any other antenna or transmitter.
The availability of some specific channels and/or operational frequency bands are country dependent and are firmware programmed at the factory
to match the intended destination. The firmware setting is not accessible by the end user.
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Industry Canada Statement:
This device complies with RSS-210 of the Industry Canada Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
(1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
IMPORTANT NOTE:
Radiation Exposure Statement:
This equipment complies with IC radiation exposure limits set forth for an uncontrolled environment. This equipment should be installed and
operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator & your body.
Ce dispositif est conforme à la norme CNR-210 d’Industrie Canada applicable aux appareils radio exempts de licence. Son fonctionnement est sujet
aux deux conditions suivantes: (1) le dispositif ne doit pas produire de brouillage préjudiciable, et (2) ce dispositif doit accepter tout brouillage reçu,
y compris un brouillage susceptible de provoquer un fonctionnement indésirable.
NOTE IMPORTANTE:
Déclaration d’exposition aux radiations:
Cet équipement est conforme aux limites d’exposition aux rayonnements IC établies pour un environnement non contrôlé. Cet équipement doit
être installé et utilisé avec un minimum de 20 cm de distance entre la source de rayonnement et votre corps.
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Appendix F - Registration
Registration
Register your product online at registration.dlink.com
Product registration is entirely voluntary and failure to complete or return this form will not diminish your warranty rights.
Version 1.0
July 20, 2011
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