USER MANUAL

USER MANUAL

Preface

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Product Overview ..............................................................1

Package Contents ......................................................................... 1

System Requirements ................................................................. 1

Introduction ................................................................................... 2

Hardware Overview ..................................................................... 3

Rear Panel ................................................................................ 3

Front Panel .............................................................................. 4

LEDs ........................................................................................... 5

Installation .........................................................................6

Connect to Your Network .......................................................... 6

Wireless Installation Considerations ...................................... 7

Configuration .....................................................................8

Web-based Configuration Utility ............................................ 8

Setup ................................................................................................. 9

Internet ..................................................................................... 9

Internet Connection Setup Wizard ............................ 9

Manual Internet Connection Setup ........................12

Internet Connection .....................................................12

Static IP ..............................................................................13

Dynamic IP (DHCP) ........................................................14

PPPoE .................................................................................15

PPTP ....................................................................................17

L2TP ....................................................................................18

3G ........................................................................................19

Wireless Settings .................................................................21

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Wireless Connection Setup Wizard..........................21

Manual Wireless Connection Setup ........................23

Wireless Settings ............................................................24

Wireless Security Mode ...............................................25

Wi-Fi Protected Setup .......................................................28

Network Settings ................................................................30

Router Settings ...............................................................30

DHCP Server Settings ...................................................31

Message Service ..................................................................32

SMS Inbox .........................................................................32

Create Message ..............................................................33

Advanced ......................................................................................34

Virtual Server ........................................................................34

Application Rules ................................................................36

QoS Engine............................................................................37

MAC Address Filter .............................................................38

URL Filter ................................................................................39

Outbound Filter ...................................................................40

Inbound Filter ......................................................................41

SNMP .......................................................................................42

Routing ...................................................................................43

Advanced Wireless .............................................................44

Advanced Network ............................................................45

DMZ .........................................................................................46

Tools ................................................................................................47

Admin .....................................................................................47

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Time .........................................................................................48

Syslog ......................................................................................49

E-mail Settings .....................................................................50

System ....................................................................................51

Firmware ................................................................................52

Dynamic DNS .......................................................................53

System Check .......................................................................54

Schedules ..............................................................................55

Connection Reset ...............................................................56

Status ..............................................................................................57

Device Info ............................................................................57

Log ...........................................................................................58

Statistics .................................................................................59

Wireless ..................................................................................60

Support ..........................................................................................61

Connecting to a Wireless Network .................................62

Using Windows 7 .......................................................................62

Configuring Wireless Security ........................................64

Using Windows Vista™ ..............................................................67

Configuring Wireless Security ........................................68

Using Windows

®

XP ....................................................................70

Configure WEP .....................................................................71

Configure WPA-PSK ............................................................73

Troubleshooting ..............................................................75

Wireless Basics .................................................................77

What is Wireless? .........................................................................78

Tips ...................................................................................................80

Wireless Modes ............................................................................81

Networking Basics ...........................................................82

Check your IP address ...............................................................82

Statically Assign an IP address ...............................................83

Technical Specifications ..................................................84

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Section 1 - Product Overview

• D-Link DWR-712 HSPA+ 3G Router

• Power adapter

• Manual and Warranty on CD

• Antenna

Product Overview

Package Contents

Note: Using a power supply with a different voltage rating than the one included with the DWR-712 will cause damage and void the warranty for this product.

System Requirements

• A compatible (U)SIM card with service.*

• Computers with Windows®, Macintosh®, or Linux-based operating system with an installed Ethernet adapter

• Internet Explorer 6 or Netscape Navigator™ Version 6.0 and above (for configuration)

*Subject to services and service terms available from your carrier.

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Section 1 - Product Overview

Introduction

The D-Link HSPA+ 3G Router allows users to access worldwide mobile broadband networks. Once connected, users can transfer data, stream media, and send SMS messages. Simply insert your UMTS/HSUPA SIM card, and share your 3G Internet connection through a secure 802.11n wireless network or using any of the four 10/100 Ethernet ports.

Keep your wireless network safe with WPA/WPA2 wireless encryption. The DWR-712 utilizes dual-active firewalls (SPI and

NAT) to prevent potential attacks across the Internet, and includes MAC address filtering to control access to your network.

The HSPA+ 3G Router can be installed quickly and easily almost anywhere. This router is great for situations where an impromptu wireless network must be set up, or wherever conventional network access is unavailable. The DWR-712 can even be installed in buses, trains, or boats, allowing passengers to check e-mail or chat online while commuting.

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Hardware Overview

Rear Panel

WAN Port Power Connector

Phone Port

Port

LAN Ports

(RJ-45)

WAN (RJ-45)

SIM

Power

Power Switch

Phone Port

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LAN Ports SIM Card Slot Power Switch

Function

Connects to a network device such as a desktop or notebook computer through an Ethernet cable.

Connects to a DSL/Cable modem or router through an Ethernet cable.

Accepts a standard (U)SIM card for 3G connectivity.

Connects to the included power adapter.

Turns the device on or off.

Connect to a regular phone line.

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Hardware Overview

Front Panel

WAN LAN1 LAN2 LAN3 LAN4

Signal Strength Reset Button

Status 2G 3G SMS WLAN

WPS Button

Button Name Function

Reset

Press this button with an unfolded paperclip to reset the device.

WPS

Press this button to initiate a new WPS connection.

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Hardware Overview

LEDs

LED Name Function

Status

Blinking Green: Device is working

WAN

LAN 1-4

Solid Green: Ethernet connection has been established

Blinking Green: Data is being transferred

Solid Green: Ethernet connection has been established

Blinking Green: Data is being transferred

Signal

Strength

WPS

2G

Blinking Red: No SIM card / signal or unverified PIN code

Solid Red: Signal strength is at level one (weak)

Solid Amber: Signal strength is at level two or three (medium)

Solid Green: Signal strength is at level four or five (strong)

Slow Blinking Green: WPS is functioning normally

Fast Blinking Green: WPS is functioning in PBC mode

Solid Green: EDGE or GPRS connection has been established

Blinking Green: Data is being transferred via 2G/2.5G

3G

SMS

WLAN

Solid Green: UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA connection is established

Blinking: Data is being transferred via 3G/3.75G

Solid Green: SMS storage is full

Blinking Green: There is an unread SMS message

Solid Green: WLAN is active and available

Blinking Green: Data is being transferred over the WLAN

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Installation

This section will guide 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 an attic or garage.

Connect to Your Network

1. Ensure that your DWR-712 HSPA+ 3G Router is disconnected and powered off.

2. Insert a standard (U)SIM card into the SIM card slot on the back of the router as indicated by the SIM card logo next to the slot. The gold contacts should face downwards.

Caution: Always unplug/power down the router before installing or removing the SIM card. Never insert or remove the SIM card while the router is in use.

3. Insert your Internet/WAN network cable into the WAN port on the back of the router.

Note: The 3G connection can also be used as a backup WAN. Once a backup is configured, the router will automatically use 3G for the Internet connection if the Ethernet WAN is not available.

4. Insert the Ethernet cable into the LAN Port 1 on the back panel of the DWR-712 HSPA+ 3G Router and an available Ethernet port on the network adapter in the computer you will use to configure the router.

Note: The DWR-712 HSPA+ 3G Router LAN Ports are Auto-MDI/MDIX, so both patch and crossover Ethernet cables can be used.

5. Connect the power adapter to the socket on the back panel of your DWR-712 HSPA+ 3G Router. Plug the other end of the power adapter into a wall outlet or power strip and turn the device on.

a. The Status LED will light up to indicate that power has been supplied to the router.

b. The LEDs on the front panel will flash on and off as the DWR-712 HSPA+ 3G Router performs initialization and Internet connection processes.

c. After a few moments, if a connection has been established, the following LEDs will turn solid green: Power, Status, WAN, WLAN, and any LAN

Port LEDs that are connected computers or other devices.

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Wireless Installation Considerations

The DWR-712 can be accessed using a wireless connection from virtually anywhere within the operating range of your wireless network. Keep in mind that the quantity, thickness, and location of walls, ceilings, or other objects that the wireless signals must pass through may limit the range of the wireless signal. Ranges vary depending on the types of materials and background RF (radio frequency) noise in your home or office. The key to maximizing the wireless range is to follow these basic guidelines:

1. Minimize the number of walls and ceilings between the D-Link router and other network devices. Each wall or ceiling can reduce your adapter’s range from 3 to 90 feet (1 to 30 meters).

2. Be aware of the direct line between network devices. A wall that is 1.5 feet thick (0.5 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. Try to position access points, wireless routers, and computers so that the signal passes through open doorways and drywall. Materials such as glass, metal, brick, insulation, concrete, and water can affect wireless performance. Large objects such as fish tanks, mirrors, file cabinets, metal doors, and aluminum studs may also have a negative effect on range.

4. If you are using 2.4 GHz cordless phones, make sure that the 2.4 GHz phone base is as far away from your wireless device as possible. The base transmits a signal even if the phone is not in use. In some cases, cordless phones, X-10 wireless devices, and electronic equipment such as ceiling fans, fluorescent lights, and home security systems may dramatically degrade wireless connectivity.

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Section 3 - Configuration

Configuration

This section will show you how to configure your new D-Link mobile router using the web-based configuration utility.

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 by default).

To log in to the configuration utility, enter admin as the username, and then enter the password.

By default, the password is blank.

If you get a Page Cannot be Displayed error, please refer to the Troubleshooting section for assistance.

The configuration utility will open to the STATUS > DEVICE INFO page. You can view different configuration pages by clicking on the categories at the top of the screen (SETUP/ADVANCED/

TOOLS/STATUS/SUPPORT), and then selecting a configuration page from the bar on the left side.

The following pages will describe each section in detail, starting with the SETUP pages.

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Setup

The SETUP pages allow you to configure your Internet and wireless settings, as well as manage your SMS inbox. To view the Setup configuration pages, click on SETUP at the top of the screen.

Internet

The Internet page allows you to configure how your router connects to the Internet. There are two ways to set up your Internet connection.

You can click on the Internet Connection Setup Wizard button to start a wizard that will guide you through setting up your Internet settings.

If you want to manually configure your settings, click Manual Internet Connection Setup

and skip to “Manual Internet Connection Setup” on page 12.

Internet Connection Setup Wizard

This wizard will guide you through a step-by-step process to configure your D-Link router to connect to the Internet.

Click Next to continue.

Note: While using the wizard, you can click Prev to go back to the previous page or you can click Cancel to close the wizard.

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Create a new password and then click Next to continue.

Select your time zone from the drop-down box and then click Next to continue.

Select the Internet connection type you use. The connection types are explained on the following page. If you are unsure which connection type you should use, contact your Internet

Service Provider (ISP).

Click Prev to go back to the previous page or click Cancel to close the wizard.

Note: The DWR-712 has a WAN Failover feature that allows the router to switch to a 3G connection if the WAN connection is down or unavailable. To configure this feature,

please refer to “Internet Connection” on page 12.

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The subsequent configuration pages will differ depending on the selection you make on this page.

DHCP Connection

(Dynamic IP Address):

Choose this if your Internet connection automatically provides you with an IP Address. Most cable modems use

this type of connection. See “Dynamic IP (DHCP)” on page 14 for information about how to configure this type of

connection.

Username / Password

Connection (PPPoE):

Choose this option if your Internet connection requires a username and password to connect. Most DSL modems

use this style of connection. See “PPPoE” on page 15 for information about how to configure this type of

connection.

Username / Password

Connection (PPTP):

Choose this option if your Internet connection requires Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP). See “PPTP” on page 17 for information about how to configure this type of connection.

Username / Password

Connection (L2TP):

Choose this option if your Internet connection requires Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP). See “L2TP” on page 18

for information about how to configure this type of connection.

3G Connection:

Static IP Address

Connection:

Choose this connection if you have installed a SIM card into the DWR-712. See “3G” on page 19 for information

about how to configure this type of connection.

Choose this option if your Internet Setup Provider provided you with IP Address information that has to be

manually configured. See “Static IP” on page 13 for information about how to configure this type of connection.

After entering the requested information,click Next to continue.

This completes the Internet Connection Setup Wizard. Click Connect to save your changes and reboot the router.

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Manual Internet Connection Setup

To set up your Internet connection manually, click Manual Internet Connection Setup.

Internet Connection

Several different Internet Connection types can be selected depending upon the specifications of your Internet Service Provider (ISP). You can also set up the Auto-Backup feature, which allows you to use a 3G connection for your Internet connection if your main connection fails.

My Internet Connection is:

Select the Internet Connection type specified by your Internet

Service Provider (ISP). The corresponding settings will be displayed below. Please see the following pages for details on how to configure these different connection types.

Host Name:

If the Internet Host you are using for the Auto-Backup feature requires you to enter a Host Name, enter it here. In most cases, you may leave this blank.

Auto-Backup:

When this box is checked, the router will switch over to a 3G connection if the Internet Host (specified below) is unreachable.

Internet Host:

Enter an IP address for the router to use to check if it is connected to the Internet. If Auto-Backup is enabled and the

IP address cannot be reached, the router will switch over to a

3G connection.

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Static IP

Choose this Internet connection if your ISP assigns you a static IP address. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

IP Address:

Subnet Mask:

Enter the IP address assigned to your network connection.

Enter the subnet mask.

Default Gateway:

Enter the default gateway.

Primary DNS Server:

Enter the primary DNS server.

Secondary DNS Server:

Enter the secondary DNS server.

MTU:

You may need to change the Maximum Transmission Unit

(MTU) for optimal performance. The default value is 1500.

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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Dynamic IP (DHCP)

This section will help you to obtain IP Address information automatically from your ISP. Use this option if your ISP didn’t provide you with IP Address information and/or a username and password. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

Primary DNS Server:

Secondary DNS Server:

(Optional) Fill in with IP address of primary DNS server.

(Optional) Fill in with IP address of secondary DNS server.

MTU (Maximum

Transmission Unit):

You may need to change the Maximum Transmission Unit

(MTU) for optimal performance. The default value is 1500.

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 PC.

Auto-reconnect:

This feature enables this product to renew the WAN IP address automatically when the lease time has expired.

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PPPoE

Choose this Internet connection if your ISP provides you PPPoE account. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

Username:

Password:

Verify Password:

The username/account name that your ISP provides to you for

PPPoE dial-up.

Password that your ISP provides to you for PPPoE dial-up.

Fill in with the same password in Password field.

Reconnect Mode:

Choose Always-on when you want to establish PPTP connection all the time. If you choose Connect-on-demand, the device will establish PPTP connection when local users want to surf Internet, and disconnect if no traffic after time period of Maximum Idle Time.

Service Name:

(Optional) Fill in if provided by your ISP.

IP Address:

(Optional) Fill in if provided by your ISP. If not, keep the default value.

Primary DNS Server:

(Optional) Fill in if provided by your ISP. If not, keep the default value.

Secondary DNS Server:

(Optional) Fill in if provided by your ISP. If not, keep the default value.

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MAC Address:

MAC address of WAN interface. You can also copy MAC address of your PC to its WAN interface by pressing Clone Your PC’s

MAC button. The Restore MAC button will reset the router to its default MAC address.

Maximum Idle Time:

The amount of time of inactivity before disconnecting established PPPoE session. Set it to zero or enable Autoreconnect will disable this feature.

Maximum Transmission

Unit (MTU):

The default setting of PPPoE is 1492.

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PPTP

Choose this Internet connection if your ISP provides you PPTP account. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

Address Mode:

Choose Static IP only if your ISP assigns you an IP address.

Otherwise, please choose Dynamic IP.

PPTP IP Address:

Enter the information provided by your ISP.

(Only applicable for Static IP PPTP.)

PPTP Subnet Mask:

PPTP Gateway IP

Address:

Enter the information provided by your ISP.

(Only applicable for Static IP PPTP.)

Enter the information provided by your ISP.

(Only applicable for Static IP PPTP.)

PPTP Server IP Address:

IP address of PPTP server.

Username:

User/account name that your ISP provides to you for PPTP dialup.

Password:

Password that your ISP provides to you for PPTP dial-up.

Verify Password:

Fill in with the same password in Password field.

Reconnect Mode:

Choose Always-on when you want to establish PPTP connection all the time. If you choose Connect-on-demand, the device will establish PPTP connection when local users want to surf Internet, and disconnect if no traffic after time period of Maximum Idle Time.

Maximum Idle Time:

The time of no activity to disconnect your PPTP session. Set it to zero or choose Always-on to disable this feature.

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L2TP

Choose this Internet connection if your ISP provides you L2TP account. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

Address Mode:

Choose Static IP only if your ISP assigns you an IP address.

Otherwise, please choose Dynamic IP.

L2TP IP Address:

Enter the information provided by your ISP.

(Only applicable for Static IP L2TP.)

L2TP Subnet Mask:

L2TP Gateway IP

Address:

Enter the information provided by your ISP.

(Only applicable for Static IP L2TP.)

Enter the information provided by your ISP.

(Only applicable for Static IP L2TP.)

L2TP Server IP Address:

IP address of L2TP server.

Username:

User/account name that your ISP provides to you for L2TP dialup.

Password:

Password that your ISP provides to you for L2TP dial-up.

Verify Password:

Fill in with the same password in Password field.

Reconnect Mode:

Choose Always-on when you want to establish L2TP connection all the time. Choose Connect-on-demand the device will establish L2TP connection when local users want to surf Internet, and disconnect if no traffic after time period of

Maximum Idle Time.

Maximum Idle Time:

The time of no activity to disconnect your L2TP session. Set it to 0 or choose Always-on to disable this feature.

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3G

Choose this Internet connection if you already use a SIM card for 3G Internet service from your Telecom company. The fields here may not be necessary for your connection. The information on this page should only be used if required by your service provider. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

Prefer Service Type:

Choose whether the DIR-712 should only use 3G networks, 2G networks, or use Auto Mode to automatically select a network.

Account/Profile Name:

Username:

Fill in a name to identify the following 3G configuration.

(Optional) Fill in only if requested by ISP.

Password:

(Optional) Fill in only if requested by ISP.

Dialed Number:

Enter the number to be dialed.

Authentication:

Select PAP, CHAP, or Auto detection. The default authentication method is Auto.

APN:

(Optional) Enter the APN information.

PIN:

Enter the PIN associated with your SIM card.

Reconnect Mode:

Select Auto or Manual to decide whether the routher should reconnect to your 3G network automatically or manually.

Maximum Idle Time:

Set the maximum time your connection can be idle before disconnecting. Set it to 0 or choose Auto in Reconnect Mode to disable this feature.

Primary DNS Server:

(Optional) Fill in if provided by your ISP. If not, keep the default value.

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Secondary DNS Server:

(Optional) Fill in if provided by your ISP. If not, keep the default value.

Keep Alive:

Select Disable or Use LCP Echo Request depending on the settings required by your ISP.

PING Test

You can enable PING testing to check whether there is an active connection. Set the ping interval, the IP address to ping, and the packet size to use.

Bridge Ethernet Ports:

Activate this feature to use the Ethernet WAN port as an additional LAN port.

NAT Disable

Enabling this option will disable the NAT function of the

DWR-712, allowing it to act as a link for your devices to your

Internet connection, but without routing functions.

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Wireless Settings

This section will help you to manually configure the wireless settings of your router. Please note that changes made on this section may also need to be duplicated on your Wireless Client.

The Wireless Settings page allows you to configure how your router connects to the Internet.

There are several ways to set up your wireless connection.

You can click on the Wireless Connection Setup Wizard button to start a wizard that will guide you through setting up your wireless settings.

If you want to manually configure your settings, click the Manual Wireless Connection Setup

button and skip to “Manual Wireless Connection Setup” on page 23.

You can also set up a wireless connection to a device automatically, or configure your router

automatically from a by clicking the Wi-Fi Protected Setup button. This is described in “Wi-Fi

Protected Setup” on page 28.

Wireless Connection Setup Wizard

This wizard will guide you through a step-by-step process to configure your D-Link router’s wireless .

Click Next to continue.

Note: While using the wizard, you can click Prev to go back to the previous page or you can click Cancel to close the wizard.

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Enter a name for your wireless network, then click Next to continue.

Select a level of wireless security to use, then click Next to continue.

If you chose BEST or BETTER, select whether to use TKIP or AES encryption, then enter a password to use for your wireless network. It is recommended that you use AES if your wireless computers and devices support it, as it is more secure. Click Next to continue.

If you chose GOOD, select whether to use a HEX or ASCII password, then enter a password to use for your wireless network. If you choose HEX, you will need to enter a 10 or 26 digit password using only hex characters (0-9, A-F). If you choose ASCII, the password can be up to

5 or 13 alphanumeric characters. Click Next to continue.

This completes the Wireless Connection Setup Wizard. Click Save to save your changes and reboot the router.

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Manual Wireless Connection Setup

To set up your wireless connection manually, click Manual Wireless Connection Setup.

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Wireless Settings

This page lets you set up your wireless network and choose a wireless security mode. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

Enable Wireless:

Select this checkbox to enable wireless access. When you set this option, the following parameters take effect.

Wireless Network Name:

802.11 Mode:

Also known as the SSID (Service Set Identifier), this is the name of your Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN). Enter a name using up to 32 alphanumeric characters. The SSID is casesensitive.

B/G mixed: Enable this mode if your network contains a mix of

802.11b and 802.11g devices.

N only: Enable this mode if your network only has 802.11n devices.

B/G/N mixed: Enable this mode if you have a mix of 802.11n,

802.11g, and 802.11b clients.

Auto Channel Scan:

Enabling this feature will allow the router to scan for the best channel to use automatically.

Wireless Channel:

A wireless network uses specific channels in the wireless spectrum to handle communication between clients. Some channels in your area may experience interference from other electronic devices. Choose the clearest channel to help optimize the performance and coverage of your wireless network, or enable Auto Channel Scan for the router to automatically select the best channel.

Visibility Status:

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This setting determines whether the SSID will be Visible or

Invisible to wireless clients looking for wireless networks.

Setting this to Invisible can increase the security of your network by hiding it, but clients will need to manually enter the SSID of your network to connect.

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Wireless Security Mode

You can choose from several different wireless security modes. After selecting a mode, the settings for that mode will appear. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

Security Mode:

You can choose from 4 different security modes.

• None: No security will be used. This setting is not recommended.

• WEP: WEP encryption will be used. This setting is only recommended if your wireless devices cannot support WPA or WPA2.

• WPA-Personal: WPA-PSK encryption will be used.

This setting is recommended for most users.

• WPA-Enterprise: WPA-EAP encryption will be used. This setting is only recommended if you have a RADIUS authentication server. Otherwise,

WPA-Personal should be used.

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If you choose WEP, the following options will appear:

Authentication:

Select whether to use Open or Shared authentication.

WEP Encryption:

Select whether to use 64-bit or 128-bit encryption.

Default WEP Key:

Select which WEP key (1-4) to use as the default key. This will also change the WEP Key text box to that WEP key for your to configure(1-4).

WEP Key:

Set the WEP key/password for your wireless network. Based on whether you are using 64 or 128-bit encryption, and whether you are using a HEX or ASCII key, you will need to enter different numbers of characters for your key, as indicated below the WEP Key text box. ASCII keys may use letters and numbers only, and HEX keys may use numbers 0-9 and letters

A-F only.

If you choose WPA-Personal, the following options will appear:

WPA Mode:

Select whether to use WPA2 only or WPA only. WPA2 only is the most secure, provided that all of your clients can support it.

Cipher Type:

Select whether to use the TKIP or AES cipher. The AES cipher is the most secure, provided that all of your clients can support it.

Network Key:

Enter the key/password you want to use for your wireless network. The key must be 8 to 63 characters long, and may only contain letters and numbers.

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If you choose WPA-Enterprise, the following options will appear:

WPA Mode:

Select whether to use WPA2 only or WPA only. WPA2 only is the most secure, provided that all of your clients can support it.

Cipher Type:

Select whether to use the TKIP or AES cipher. The AES cipher is the most secure, provided that all of your clients can support it.

RADIUS Server IP

Address:

Enter the IP address of your RADIUS server.

RADIUS Server Port:

Enter the port used for your RADIUS server.

RADIUS Server Shared

Secret:

Enter the Shared Secret/password for your RADIUS server.

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Wi-Fi Protected Setup

To open the Wi-Fi Protected Setup page, click Wi-Fi Protected Setup.

The Wi-Fi Protected Setup page allows you to create a wireless connection between your router and a device automatically by simply pushing a button or entering a PIN code.

You can also use Windows 7 to do initial configuration of your router by using the Connect to

a network wizard in Windows, and entering the WPS PIN/AP PIN of the router when prompted.

After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

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WPS:

Select whether you would like to enable or disable WPS features.

AP PIN (also known as

WPS PIN):

If you use Windows 7’s Connect to a network wizard to do initial configuration of the router, you will need to enter the

WPS PIN/AP PIN into the wizard when prompted. The factory default WPS PIN/AP PIN is printed on a label located on the bottom of the router. You can click the Generate New PIN button to change it to a randomly generated PIN.

Config Mode:

Select whether the WPS config mode should be set to

Registrar or Enrollee. In most cases, this should be set to

Registrar so that you can use WPS to connect new wireless clients.

Config Status:

If this is set to CONFIGURED, the router will be marked as “already configured” to computers that try to use WPS configuration, such as Windows 7’s Connect to a network wizard. You can click the Release button to change the status to UNCONFIGURED to allow for WPS configuration of the router.

If this is set to UNCONFIGURED, you can click the Set button to change the status to CONFIGURED to block WPS configuration of the router.

Config Method:

This lets you choose whether to use the Push Button connection method (PBC) or PIN method to connect to a wireless client when the Trigger button is clicked. If you choose the PIN method, you will need to enter a 8-digit PIN number that the wireless client need to use to connect to your router.

WPS Status:

This will show the current WPS connection process status. Click the Trigger button to initiate a WPS connection.

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Network Settings

This section will help you to change the internal network settings of your router and to configure the DHCP Server settings. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

Router IP Address:

Router Settings

Enter the IP address you want to use for the router. The default

IP address is 192.168.0.1. If you change the IP address, you will need to enter the new IP address in your browser to get into the configuration utility.

Default Subnet Mask:

Local Domain Name:

Enter the Subnet Mask of the router. The default subnet mask is 255.255.255.0.

Enter the local domain name for your network.

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DHCP Server Settings

The DWR-712 has a built-in DHCP (Dynamic Host Control Protocol) server. The DHCP server assigns IP addresses to devices on the network that request them. By default, the DHCP Server is enabled on the device. The DHCP address pool contains a range of IP addresses, which is automatically assigned to the clients on the network. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

Enable DHCP Server:

Select this box to enable the DHCP server on your router.

DHCP IP Address Range:

Enter the range of IPs for the DHCP server to use to assign IP addresses to devices on your network.

DHCP Lease Time:

Enter lease time for IP address assignments.

Primary DNS IP Address:

Enter the primary DNS IP Address that will be assigned to

DHCP clients.

Secondary DNS IP

Address:

Enter the secondary DNS IP Address that will be assigned to

DHCP clients.

Primary WINS IP

Address:

Enter the primary WINS IP Address that will be assigned to

DHCP clients.

Secondary WINS IP

Address:

Enter the secondary WINS IP Address that will be assigned to

DHCP clients.

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Message Service

If your ISP provides SMS service, you can check and send messages from this page.

SMS Inbox:

Click this button to view SMS messages that you have received.

Create Message:

Click this button to create a new message to send.

SMS Inbox

This page shows all messages that are stored on the SIM card. Select a message to display its contents in the SMS window. After you read it, you can delete it, or reply to the sender. Click the Refresh button to update the list.

Delete:

Deletes the selected SMS message.

Reply:

Opens a Create Message window to reply to the selected SMS message.

Forward:

Opens a Create Message windows to forward the selected SMS message to another recipient.

Refresh:

Click this button to check for new messages.

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Create Message

This page allows you to send an SMS to your contacts. Just fill in the phone number of the recipient, and type the content of message. Then push the “Send Message” button to send out this message. If you would like to add more than one recipient, you must put a semicolon (;) between each of the phone numbers.

Receiver:

Type the phone number of the recipient.

Text Message:

Type the message that you would like to send.

Send Message:

Click this button to send the message.

Cancel:

Click this button to clear the message.

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Advanced

The ADVANCED pages allow you to configure the more advanced settings of the router, such as Virtual Server(Port Forwarding), MAC and URL filtering, and advanced wireless and network settings. To view the Advanced configuration pages, click on ADVANCED at the top of the screen.

Virtual Server

The device can be configured as a virtual server so that users can access services such as Web or FTP via the public (WAN) IP address of the router.

You can also allow the settings to run on a specified schedule. The Virtual Server function is also known as Port Forwarding. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

Well-known Services:

ID:

Specifies which rule to copy the selected Well known service settings to when you click the Copy to button.

Use schedule rule:

This contains a list of pre-defined services. You can select a service, select a rule ID, then click the Copy to button to copy the default settings for that service to the specified rule ID.

Select a schedule to use and copy to the specified rule ID when you click the Copy to button. You may select Always On or use a specific schedule that you have defined. To create and

edit schedules, please refer to “Schedules” on page 55.

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VIRTUAL SERVERS LIST

ID:

This identifies the rule.

Server IP: Port:

Enter the last digits of the IP address of the computer on your local network that you want to allow the incoming service. In the next box, enter the port number that you would like to open.

Enable:

Tick the checkbox to enable the specified rule.

Schedule Rule #:

Specify the schedule rule number. To create schedules, please

refer to “Schedules” on page 55.

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Application Rules

Some applications require multiple connections, such as Internet gaming, video conferencing, and Internet telephony among others. These applications may have difficulty working through NAT (Network Address Translation). Application Rules allow some of these applications work with the DWR-712 by opening ports after detecting traffic being sent through a trigger port. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

Popular Applications:

Select from a list of popular applications. You can select a service, select a rule ID, then click the Copy to button to copy the default settings for that service to the specified rule ID.

ID:

Specifies which rule to copy the selected Popular application settings to when you click the Copy to button.

APPLICATION RULES

ID:

This identifies the rule.

Trigger:

Enter the port to listen to in order to trigger the rule.

Incoming Ports:

Enable:

Specify the incoming port(s) to open when traffic comes over the Trigger port.

Tick the checkbox to enable the specified rule.

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QoS Engine

The QoS Engine improves your online gaming or streaming media experience by ensuring that your game or media traffic is prioritized over other network traffic, such as FTP or Web. For best performance, use the Automatic Classification option to automatically set the priority for your applications. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

QOS ENGINE SETUP

Enable QOS Packet Filter:

Upstream Bandwidth:

Select this box to enable the QoS feature.

Specify the maximum upstream bandwidth here (e.g. 400 kbps).

Use Schedule Rule:

Select a schedule to use and copy to the specified rule ID when you click the Copy to button. You may select Always On or use a specific schedule that you have defined. To create and

edit schedules, please refer to “Schedules” on page 55.

ID:

QOS RULES

This identifies the rule.

Local IP : Ports:

Specify the local IP address(es) and port(s) for the rule to affect.

Remote IP : Ports:

Specify the remote IP address(es) and port(s) for the rule to affect.

QoS Priority:

Select what priority level to use for traffic affected by the rule:

Low, Normal, or High.

Enable:

Use Rule #:

Tick the checkbox to enable the specified rule.

Specify the schedule rule number. To create schedules, please

refer to “Schedules” on page 55.

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MAC Address Filter

The MAC (Media Access Controller) Address Filter option is used to control network access based on the MAC Address of the network adapter.

A MAC address is a unique ID assigned by the manufacturer of the network adapter. This feature can be configured to ALLOW or DENY network/

Internet access. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

MAC FILTERING SETTINGS

MAC Address Control:

Tick this box to enable MAC Filtering.

Connection Control:

Association Control:

Wireless and wired clients with C selected can connect to this device and allow/deny connections from unspecified MAC addresses.

Wireless clients with A selected can associate to the wireless

LAN and allow/deny connections from unspecified MAC addresses.

MAC FILTERING RULES

ID:

This identifies the rule.

MAC Address:

IP Address:

Specify the MAC Address of the computer to be filtered.

Specify the last section of the IP address.

Wake On LAN:

Click Trigger to configure Wake On LAN.

C:

If this box is ticked, the rule will follow the connection control setting specified in MAC filtering settings specified above.

A:

If this box is ticked, the rule will follow the association control setting specified in MAC filtering settings specified above.

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URL Filter

URL Filter allows you to set up a list of websites that will be blocked from users on your network. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

URL Filtering:

Select this box to enable URL Filtering.

ID:

URL FILTERING RULES

This identifies the rule.

URL:

Enter URL that you would like to block. All URLs that begin with this URL will be blocked.

Enable:

Tick the checkbox to enable the specified rule.

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Outbound Filter

Outbound Filter enables you to control what packets are allowed to be sent out to the Internet. The outbound filter applies to all outbound packets.

After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

OUTBOUND FILTER SETTING

Outbound Filter:

Select this box to Enable outbound filtering.

Use Schedule Rule:

Select a schedule to use and copy to the specified rule ID when you click the Copy to button. You may select Always On or use a specific schedule that you have defined. To create and

edit schedules, please refer to “Schedules” on page 55.

OUTBOUND FILTER RULES LIST

Here, you can select whether to Allow or Deny all outgoing traffic except for traffic that matches the listed rules.

ID:

This identifies the rule.

Source IP : Ports:

Specify the local IP address and then specify the port after the colon.

Destination IP : Ports:

Specify the remote IP address and then the port after the colon.

Enable:

Tick the checkbox to enable the specified rule.

Schedule Rule #:

Specify the schedule rule number.

Previous Page:

Go back to the previous filter page.

Next Page:

Advance to the next filter page.

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Inbound Filter

Inbound Filter enables you to control what packets are allowed to come in to your network from the Internet. The inbound filter only applies to packets that are destined for Virtual Servers or DMZ hosts. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

INBOUND FILTER SETTING

Inbound Filter:

Select this box to Enable the filter.

Use Schedule Rule:

Select a schedule to use and copy to the specified rule ID when you click the Copy to button. You may select Always On or use a specific schedule that you have defined. To create and

edit schedules, please refer to “Schedules” on page 55.

INBOUND FILTER RULES LIST

Here, you can select whether to Allow or Deny all incoming traffic except for traffic that matches the listed rules.

ID:

This identifies the rule.

Source IP : Ports:

Specify the local IP address and then specify the port after the colon.

Destination IP : Ports:

Specify the remote IP address and then the port after the colon.

Enable:

Tick the checkbox to enable the specified rule.

Schedule Rule #:

Specify the schedule rule number.

Previous Page:

Go back to the previous filter page.

Next Page:

Advance to the next filter page.

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SNMP

SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) is a widely used network monitoring and control protocol that reports activity on each network device to the administrator of the network. SNMP can be used to monitor traffic and statistics of the DWR-712. The DWR-712 supports SNMP v1 and v2c. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

SNMP

SNMP Local:

SNMP Remote:

Select whether to Enable or Disable local SNMP administration.

Select whether to Enable or Disable remote SNMP administration.

Get Community:

Enter the password public in this field to allow read-only access to network administration using SNMP. You can view the network, but no configuration is possible with this setting.

Set Community:

Enter the password private in this field to enable read/write access to the network using SNMP.

IP 1, IP 2, IP 3, IP 4:

Enter up to 4 IP addresses to use as trap targets for your network.

SNMP Version:

Select the SNMP version of your system.

WAN Access IP Address

If you want to limit remote access SNMP access, enter the IP address of the remote computer you will use to access this device. All other IP addresses will be denied remote SNMP access.

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Routing

The Routing page allows you to specify custom routes that determine how data is moved around your network. After modifying any settings, click

Save Settings to save your changes.

RIP SETTING

RIP:

Select this box to enable routing, then select which routing protocol to use:

• RIPv1: Protocol in which the IP address is routed through the internet.

• RIPv2: Enhanced version of RIPv1 with added features such as Authentication, Routing Domain,

Next Hop Forwarding, and Subnet-mask Exchange.

ROUTING RULES

ID:

This identifies the rule.

Destination:

Subnet Mask:

Enter in the IP of the specified network that you want to access using the static route.

Enter in the subnet mask to be used for the specified network.

Gateway:

Enter in the gateway IP address for the specified network.

Hop:

Enter in the amount of hops it will take to reach the specified network.

Note: In a transmission path, each link is terminated at a network device such as a router or gateway. The number of hops equals the number of routers or gateways that data must pass through before reaching the destination.

Enable:

Select this box to enable the rule.

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Advanced Wireless

Advanced Wireless contains settings which can negatively affect the performance of your router if configured improperly. Do not change these settings unless you are already familiar with them or have been instructed to make the change by one of our support personnel. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

Beacon Interval:

Specify a value for the beacon interval. Beacons are packets sent by an Access Point to synchronize a wireless network. 100 is the default setting and is recommended.

Transmit Power:

Set the transmit power of the antennas.

RTS Threshold:

This value should remain at its default setting of 2347. If inconsistent data flow is a problem, only a minor modification should be made.

Fragmentation:

DTIM Interval:

The fragmentation threshold, which is specified in bytes, determines whether packets will be fragmented. Packets exceeding the 2346 byte setting will be fragmented before transmission. 2346 is the default setting.

Set the interval for DTIM. A Delivery Traffic Indication Message

(DTIM) is a countdown informing clients of the next window for listening to broadcast and multicast messages. The default interval is 3.

WMM Capable:

WMM (Wi-Fi Multimedia) is a QoS (Quality of Service) system for your wireless network. Enable this option to improve the quality of video and voice applications for your wireless clients.

TX Rates:

Select the basic transfer rates based on the speed of wireless adapters on your wireless network. It is strongly recommended to keep this setting to Auto.

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Advanced Network

Advanced Network contains settings which can change the way the router handles certain types of traffic. We recommend that you do not change any of these settings unless you are already familiar with them or have been instructed to make the change by one of our support personnel. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

Enable UPnP:

Enable WAN Ping

Respond:

Tick this checkbox to use the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP™) feature. UPNP provides compatibility with various networking equipment, software, and peripherals.

Select the box to allow the WAN port to be “pinged.” Blocking

WAN pings may provide some extra security from hackers.

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DMZ

Sometimes you may want a computer exposed to the outside world for certain types of applications. If you choose to expose a computer, you can enable DMZ. DMZ is short for Demilitarized Zone. This option will expose the chosen computer completely to the outside world.

Enable DMZ:

DMZ IP Address:

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.

Specify the IP address of the computer on the LAN that you want to have unrestricted Internet communication. If this computer obtains its IP address automatically using DHCP, be sure to make a static reservation on the Setup > Network Settings page so that the IP address of the DMZ machine does not change.

Click Save Settings to save your changes, or click Don’t Save

Settings to discard your changes.

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Tools

The TOOLS pages allow you to adjust various system setting for your router, such as the system time, firmware, and custom schedules. To view the Tools pages, click on TOOLS at the top of the screen.

Admin

The Admin page allows you to change the Administrator password and enable Remote Management. The admin has read/write access while users only have read-only access. Only the admin has the ability to change both admin and user account passwords. After modifying any settings, click

Save Settings to save your changes.

ADMINISTRATOR

Admin Password:

Enter and confirm the password that the admin account will use to access the router’s management interface.

REMOTE MANAGEMENT

Remote Management:

IP Allowed to Access:

Tick this check box to enable remote management. Remote management allows the DWR-712 to be configured over the

Internet through a web browser. A username and password will still be required to access the Web-Management interface.

Enter the Internet IP address of the PC that has access to the

Broadband Router. If you enter an asterisk (*) in this field, then anyone will be able to access the Router. Adding an asterisk (*) into this field could present a security risk and is not recommended.

Port:

This is the port number used to access the router. 8080 is the port usually used for the Web-Management interface.

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Time

This section will help you set the time zone that you are in and an NTP (Network Time Protocol) server to use. Daylight Saving can also be configured to adjust the time when needed. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

TIME AND DATE CONFIGURATION

Time Zone:

Select the appropriate Time Zone from the drop-down box.

Enable Daylight Saving:

Tick this checkbox to allow for daylight saving adjustments.

Use the dropdown boxes to specify a start date and end date for daylight saving time adjustments.

AUTOMATIC TIME AND DATE CONFIGURATION

NTP Server Used:

Tick the Automatically synchronize with Internet time

server checkbox to allow the router to use an NTP server to update the router’s internal clock.

Enter an NTP server to use for time synchronization, or use the dropdown box to select one. Click the Update Now button to synchronize the time with the NTP server.

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Syslog

The DWR-712 keeps a running log of events and activities occurring on the router. You may send these logs to a syslog server on your network.

After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

Enable Logging to Syslog

Server:

Tick this checkbox to send the router logs to a syslog server.

Syslog Server IP Address:

Enter the IP address of the syslog server that the router will send the logs to.

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E-mail Settings

E-mail Settings allow you to send the system log files, router alert messages, and firmware update notifications to an e-mail address. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

Enable E-mail

Notification:

When this option is enabled, router activity logs will be e-mailed to the specified e-mail address.

SMTP Sever IP and Port:

Enter the SMTP server IP address the router will use to send e-mails. Enter the complete IP address followed by a colon(:) and the port number. (e.g. 123.123.123.1:25).

SMTP Username:

Enter the username for the SMTP account.

SMTP Password:

Send E-mail Alert to:

E-mail Subject:

Enter the password for the SMTP account.

Enter the e-mail address where you would like the router to send e-mails to.

Enter a subject for the e-mail.

E-mail Log Now:

Click this button to send the current logs to the specified e-mail address.

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System

Here, you can save the current system settings to a local hard drive. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

Save Settings To Local

Hard Drive

Use this option to save your current router configuration settings to a file. Click Save to open a file dialog, and then select a location and file name for the settings.

Load Settings From Local

Hard Drive:

Use this option to load previously saved router configuration settings. Click Browse... and select the saved file and then click the Upload Settings button to upload the settings to the router.

Restore To Factory

Default Settings:

This option will restore all settings back to their defaults. Any settings that have not been backed up will be lost, including any rules that you have created.

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Firmware

Here, you can upgrade the firmware of your router. Make sure the firmware you want to use is on the local hard drive of the computer and then click Browse to upload the file. You can check for and download firmware updates at the D-Link support site at

http://support.dlink.com. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

Current Firmware

Version:

Displays your current firmware’s version.

Current Firmware Date:

Displays your current firmware’s release date.

Upload:

After you have downloaded a new firmware, click Browse to locate the firmware on your computer, then click Upload to start the firmware upgrade.

Warning: You must use a wired computer to upload the firmware file; do not use a wireless computer. During the upgrade process, do not power off your computer or router, and do not refresh the browser window until the upgrade is complete.

Accept Unofficial

Firmware:

If the firmware you want to install is not an official D-Link release, you will need to check this checkbox.

Warning: Unofficial firmwares are not supported, and may cause damage to your device. Use of unofficial firmwares is at your own risk.

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Dynamic DNS

The DDNS feature allows you to host a server (Web, FTP, or Game Server) using a domain name that you have purchased (such as www.exampledomain.com) with your dynamically assigned IP address. You can use one of the listed DDNS service, or you can sign up for D-Link’s free DDNS service at www.dlinkddns.com. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

DDNS:

Tick this checkbox to enable the DDNS feature.

Provider:

Host Name:

Select a DDNS service provider to use.

Enter the Host Name that you registered with your DDNS service provider.

Username / E-mail:

Password / Key:

Enter the Username for your DDNS account.

Enter the Password for your DDNS account.

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System Check

This useful diagnostic utility can be used to check if a computer is connected to the network. It sends ping packets and listens for responses from the specific host. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

Host Name or IP Address:

Enter a host name or the IP address that you want to ping and click the Ping button. The results of the ping attempt will be displayed in the PING RESULT section below.

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Schedules

This section allows you to manage schedule rules for various firewall and parental control features. After modifying any settings, click Save Settings to save your changes.

Enable Schedule:

Tick this checkbox to enable schedules.

Edit:

Click this button to edit the selected rule. (see below)

Delete:

Click this button to delete the selected rule.

Previous Page:

Click this button to go to the previous page of rules.

Next Page:

Click this button to go to the next page of rules.

Click this button to specify the start time, end time, and name of the rule.

Add New Rule..:

Click this button to create a new rule. (see below)

Name of Rule #:

Enter a name for your new schedule.

Policy:

Select Activate or Inactivate to decide whether features that use the schedule should be active or inactive except during the times specified.

Week Day:

Start Time (hh:mm):

End Time (hh:mm):

Select a day of the week for the start time and end time.

Enter the time at which you would like the schedule to become active.

Select the time at which you would like the schedule to become inactive.

After making your changes, click Save Settings to save the schedule.

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Connection Reset

This feature allows you to reset the internet connection on your router by periodically resetting the connection. You can choose to have this happen on a predetermined schedule by configuring the options on this page.

Auto-Reboot:

Select whether the connection reset feature should be

Enabled or Disabled.

Reboot-Schedule:

If the connection reset feature is enabled, select when it should activate via the hour and minute from the dropdown boxes.

Daily Schedule:

Select this option if you want the connection reset feature to activate on a daily schedule.

Weekly Schedule Day of

Week:

Select this option if you want the connection reset feature to activate only on a certain day of the week.

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Status

The STATUS pages allow you to see the current status of the router for various categories, including WAN, 3G, network, and wireless. To view the Status pages, click on STATUS at the top of the screen.

Device Info

All of your Internet and network connection details are displayed on this page. The firmware version is also displayed here.

General:

WAN:

Displays the current time and firmware version.

Displays the WAN connection details of the router.

3G Card:

Displays the 3G connection details of the router.

LAN:

Displays the LAN connection details of the router.

Wireless LAN:

Displays the wireless LAN connection details of the router

LAN Computers:

Displays the list of clients connected to the router.

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Log

Here, you can view and download the system log.

Previous:

Click this button to go to the previous page of the log.

Next:

Click this button to go to the next page of the log.

First Page:

Click this button to skip to the first page of the log.

Last Page:

Click this button to skip to the last page of the log.

Refresh:

Click this button to refresh the system log.

Download:

Click this button to download the current system log to your computer.

Clear Logs:

Click this button to clear the system log.

Link To Log Settings:

Click this button to go to the Log Settings page. For more,

refer to “Log” on page 58.

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Statistics

Here you can view the packets transmitted and received passing through your router on both WAN and LAN ports. The traffic counter will reset if the device is rebooted. Click the Refresh button to refresh the WAN statistics.

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Wireless

This table displays a list of wireless clients that are connected to your wireless router. It also displays the connection time and MAC address of the connected wireless clients. Click Refresh to refresh the list.

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Support

The SUPPORT pages provide help information for each section of the device’s interface. To view the Support pages, click on SUPPORT at the top of the screen.

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Connecting to a Wireless Network

Using Windows 7

Windows 7 users may use the built-in wireless utility to connect to a wireless network. 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 7 utility as seen below.

If you receive the Wireless Networks Detected bubble, click on the center of the bubble to access the utility. You can also click on the wireless icon in your system tray (lower-right corner).

Wireless

The utility will display any available wireless networks in your area.

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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.

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Configuring 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. Click on the wireless icon in your system tray (lower-right corner).

Wireless

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.

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

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 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 the TCP/IP settings for your wireless adapter. Refer to the Networking Basics section in this manual for more information.

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Configuring Wireless Security

It is recommended to enable wireless security (WEP/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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Connect to a Wireless Network

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 the TCP/IP settings for your wireless adapter. Refer to the Networking Basics section in this manual for more information.

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Configure WEP

It is recommended to enable WEP 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 WEP key being used.

1. Open the Windows

®

XP Wireless Utility by right-clicking o n t h e w i r e l e s s c o m p u t e r i c o n i n y o u r s y s t e m t r a y

(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 same WEP key 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 WEP settings are correct. The WEP key must be exactly the same as on the wireless router.

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Configure WPA-PSK

It is recommended to enable WPA 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 WPA key being used.

1. Open the Windows

®

XP Wireless Utility by right-clicking o n t h e w i r e l e s s c o m p u t e r i c o n i n y o u r s y s t e m t r a y

(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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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 DWR-712. 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 or higher

• Netscape 8 or higher

• Mozilla 1.7.12 (5.0) or higher

• Opera 8.5 or higher

• Safari 1.2 or higher (with Java 1.3.1 or higher)

• Camino 0.8.4 or higher

• Firefox 1.5 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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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.

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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.

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 as seen in the picture, 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.

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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 e-mail, 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 or WEP 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 WNA-2330 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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Appendix B - Networking Basics

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

®

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.

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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

®

Vista

-

Windows

®

XP -

Windows

®

2000 -

Step 2

Click on Start > Control Panel > Network and Internet > Network and Sharing Center > Manage Network Connections.

Click on Start > Control Panel > Network Connections.

From the desktop, right-click My Network Places > Properties.

Right-click on the Local Area Connection which represents your 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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Appendix C - Technical Specifications

GSM Band (GSM/GPRS/EDGE)

• 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz

• Power Class 4 (850 / 900 MHz)

• Power Class 1 (1800 / 1900 MHz)

Technical Specifications

• Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI)

VPN

• L2TP/PPTP/IPSEC/VPN Pass-through

UMTS/HSDPA Band

1

• 900 / 2100 MHz, 850/1900 / 2100 MHz

• Power Class 3

Antenna

• External 3G antenna

Data Rates

2

• Up to 150 Mbps with 802.11n clients

• 6/9/11/12/18/24/36/48/54 Mbps in 802.11g mode

• 1/2/5.5/11 Mbps in 802.11b mode

• 3G Uplink: Up to 5.76 Mbps

• 3G Downlink: Up to 21 Mbps

Ports

• Four LAN ports (RJ-45)

• WAN port (RJ-45)

• Phone port (RJ-11)

USIM Slot

• Standard 6-pin SIM card interface

Standards

• 802.11b/g, compatible with 802.11n devices

• 802.3

• 802.3u

Wireless Security

• 64/128-bit WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)

• WPA & WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access)

LED Status Indicators

• Status

• WAN

• LAN

• WLAN

• 2G

• 3G

• SMS

• Signal

Firewall

• Network Address Translation (NAT)

Dimensions (L x W x H)

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• 190 x 119 x 22 mm (7.48 x 4.69 x 0.87 inches)

Operating Temperature

• 0 to 40 ˚C (32 to 104 ˚F)

• 10% to 90% (Non-condensing)

Certifications

• CE

Operating Humidity

1

Supported frequency band is dependent upon regional hardware version.

2 Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11g 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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