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  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 1
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 2
    ...Connections)...7 Installation...8 Hardware Setup...8 Configuration...11 Easy Search Utility...11 Getting Started...12 Web UI...17 Setup......Network Access...29 FTP Server...31 UPnP AV Server...34 iTunes Server...35 D-Link DNS-321 User Manual DHCP Server...37 LLTD...38 Tools...39 Admin...39 Time...40 ...
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    ... Overview Product Overview Package Contents  D-Link DNS-321 2-Bay Network Storage Enclosure  CD... supply with a different voltage than the one included with the DNS-321 will cause damage and void the ... Hard Drive(s)  Windows® XP (with Service Pack 2) or Vista™  D-Link DNS-321 User Manual
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    Section 1 - Product Overview Introduction The D-Link DNS-321 2-Bay Network Storage Enclosure shares your ... included CD contains D-Link's Easy Search Utility. This utility allows you to locate the DNS-321 on ... depends on the codec support of the UPnP™ AV media player. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 
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    ... to automatically find and play music directly from the DNS-321 D-Link Easy Search Utility Configurable by Web Browser 1 2 3 4 Hard Drive(s) not included. RAID 1 .... Playback capability depends on the codec support of the UPnP™ AV media player. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 6
    ... Light Power Button: Press once to power on the DNS-321. Press and hold the button until it begins to blink to power down the DNS-321. Drive Light: These lights will be solid BLUE ... when there is an Ethernet connection. It will blink to indicate LAN traffic. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 
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    ... connects here. Reset Button Ethernet Port: A Gigabit Ethernet port that connects the DNS-321 to a network. Drive Eject Lever: Use the provided levers to ... default settings. Note: After resetting the unit you will still be able to access the data on your hard drives. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 8
    ... Installation Hardware Setup This section provides installation information for the DNS-321. To install the DNS-321 on your local network, refer to the ...it unlatches from the device. 2. Once the faceplate is unlatched, pull it off the device, exposing the drive bays. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 
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    ... SATA connector on the bottom edge inside the drive bay of the DNS-321. Gently push the drive in until it connects. When a drive is inserted properly, you will feel it ...illuminate after powering on the device. 4. Attach the faceplate to the front of the device. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 10
    ...Connect an Ethernet cable to the available Ethernet port. This cable should connect the DNS-321 to your local network via a router or switch, or directly to a computer for configuration. 6. Connect the power adapter to the power receptacle. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 10
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    ... to use the included D-Link Easy Search Utility when accessing and configuring the DNS-321 for the first time. ...Network Storage Device Refresh Configuration The Easy Search Utility displays the available DNS-321 devices on ... Apply Drive Mapping Available Drive Letters Exit D-Link DNS-321 User Manual
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    Section 3 - Configuration Getting Started To run the Easy Search Utility, insert the DNS-321 CD into your CD-ROM drive: Click Easy Search Utility. Highlight an available DNS-321 and click Configuration to access the web-based utility. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 12
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 13
    ... for the username and leave the password field blank. Click Configuration When logging into the DNS-321 for the first time, you will be asked to choose a ... 47 for more details on using the RAID configurations. Note: All data will be erased during the format process. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 13
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    ... drive configuration, Standard, JBOD, RAID 0 or RAID 1. A warning message appears informing you that your drives will be formatted and all data will be erased. Click OK to continue. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 14
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 15
    ... Configuration When formatting of the drive completes, the DNS-321 will prompt the user to restart. A restart countdown screen ...and when the restart is complete, the login screen will appear: Press OK to restart the DNS-321. Type ... account. (See page 39 for details.) D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 15
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    Section 3 - Configuration After login, you will be redirected to the DNS-321 web UI: D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 16
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    ... page. These categories include:  Setup - Contains the DNS-321 setup wizard, as well as the LAN configuration ... log the admin out and end the DNS-321 configuration session. These pages and ... options will be discussed in detail in the following pages of this manual. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 17
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    Section 3 - Configuration Setup Wizard The DNS-321 has a setup Wizard that allows you to ... configure some of the basic device settings. When running the DNS-321 setup wizard, the welcome screen details the five...and re-enter it for confirmation. Click Next to continue. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 18
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    Section 3 - Configuration Set the appropriate Time Zone and click Next to continue. Edit or change the DNS-321 LAN information, or keep the current settings, click Next to continue. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 19
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 20
    ...- Configuration Enter a workgroup, name, and description for the DNS-321, or leave the default values and click Next to... to go back and make changes or click Restart to restart the DNS-321 and save the .... While the DNS-321 is restarting, a countdown screen will appear. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 20
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    Section 3 - Configuration When the login prompt appears, login using the new administrator password. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 21
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 22
    ... Local Area Network settings for the DNS-321 can be configured on the LAN page. Link Speed The LAN Link Speed ... or 1000Mbps. Selecting DHCP Client will cause the DNS-321 to obtain an IP address from the local DHCP server, ... the DNS-321 manually. DHCP Client Static IP D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 22
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 23
    ... allows you to assign a workgroup, name and description to the DNS-321. Workgroup Name Assign a workgroup name to ... is useful if there is more than one DNS-321 on the network. By default, the device name is dlink.... Description Assign a device description to the DNS-321. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 23
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    ...a user group, under Group Settings: • Select an available group from the Select Group drop-down menu • Highlight the user from List of all users • Click the Add>> button D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 24
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    ...Remove button To remove a user or group from the User or Group lists, click the trash can icon of that group or user. To change a user password, click the notepad icon of the user. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 25
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    Section 3 - Configuration Quotas The DNS-321 supports storage quotas for both groups and individual users. Assigning a quota to a group or user will ... the current status of the quota feature. The quota function can be started or stopped here. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 26
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 27
    .... The default quota setting is "Unlimited". To add a quota: Click the notepad icon of the user you want to add a quota. Set a quota amount (MB) for the user and click Apply. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 27
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    Section 3 - Configuration The user, amount of used storage, and storage limit are displayed. Click Enabled to turn quota function on. Once enabled, the status will change to Started. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 28
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 29
    ...Oplocks enabled and cannot be disabled. If you are having network performance issues with applications sharing files from the DNS-321, you may try to improve performance by setting Oplocks to No (off). D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 29
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 30
    ..., the file attribute "Archive" will be copied as the file is being stored on the DNS-321. Certain backup software attach this attribute to files that are being stored as backups. Enter a comment for reference or description of the rule. Lists all defined access rules. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 30
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 31
    Section 3 - Configuration FTP Server The DNS-321 is equipped with a built in FTP Server. The server is easy to ... configuration settings for the DNS-321 FTP Server (refer to the next page). The FTP access rights for users and ... Settings FTP Access List FTP Server Status D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 31
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 32
    Section 3 - Configuration FTP Server Settings Max User Idle Time Port Flow Control Client Language Set the maximum amount of users that can connect to the FTP server. Set the amount of time a user ... your rule. List all defined FTP Rules. Apply FTP Access List D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 32
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 33
    ... Access to the DNS-321 from the Internet. Once the port has been forwarded on the router, users ... Private Port Traffic Type Name the DNS-321 FTP server rule. Enter... type to TCP. If you use an FTP port other than 21, then...://ftp.dns321.com:3000, where the FTP port is 3000). D-Link DNS-321 User Manual...
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 34
    ... 3 - Configuration UPnP AV Server The DNS-321 features a UPnP AV Server. This server provides the ... AV compatible network media players. If the server is enabled, the DNS-321 will be automatically detected by UPnP AV ... UPnP AV compatible devices. Auto Refresh Refresh D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 34
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 35
    Section 3 - Configuration iTunes Server The DNS-321 features an iTunes Server. This server provides the ... Select Enable or Disable to enable or disable the DNS-321 iTunes server. Specifies the folder or directory that ... iTunes. Folder Password Auto Refresh Refresh D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 35
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 36
    Section 3 - Configuration After enabling the iTunes server on the DNS-321, launch iTunes. In your iTunes ... if required. Select the DNS-321. When prompted, enter in the iTunes server password. Click OK. ... stored on the DNS-321 will then be available for use in iTunes. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 36...
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 37
    Section 3 - Configuration DHCP Server The DNS-321 can be used as a DHCP Server. As a DHCP server, it ... Address Ending IP Address Lease Time Enable or Disable the DNS-321 DHCP Server. Enter the starting IP address for...that have received a DHCP address. DHCP Client List D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 37
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 38
    Section 3 - Configuration LLTD The DNS-321 supports LLTD (Link Layer Topology Discovery) and is used by the Network Map application that is included in Windows Vista™. LLTD Select to enable or disable LLTD on your DNS-321. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 38
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 39
    ...a password for the admin account. It is recommended to set an admin account password when first configuring the DNS-321. User Name Password The administrator user name is admin, and this cannot be... password. New Password Confirm Password Save Settings D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 39...
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 40
    ... Network Time Protocol (NTP) synchronizes the DNS-321 with an Internet time server. D-Link provides two time ... after selecting the location. From My Computer This option will synchronize the DNS-321 clock with your computer. Click Set ... time and date and click Set Time. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 40
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 41
    ...DNS-321. Click Save to save the current DNS-321 configuration settings to a file on the local computer. ... remain idle while accessing the DNS-321 configuration utility that users will be allowed to remain idle while... settings. Shutdown Configuration Settings Idle Time D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 41
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 42
    Section 3 - Configuration Firmware The DNS-321 Firmware menu makes it simple to check for new ... section provides information about the current DNS-321 firmware. When upgrading the firmware, click Browse to select the ... Click Apply to begin the firmware upgrade process. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 42
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 43
    Section 3 - Configuration E-Mail Alerts With the DNS-321 E-Mail Alerts, you can configure e-mails to be sent alerting you to certain operational ... your settings are correct. Email Alert Types This section contains the alert options and their configuration settings. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 43
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 44
    .... Click the Test E-Mail button to send a test alert and confirm your settings are correct. User Name Password SMTP Server Sender E-Mail Receiver E-Mail Test E-Mail D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 44
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 45
    ... An alert will be sent if the firmware is upgraded. An alert will be sent if the DNS-321 device temperature exceeds ... the alert has been sent, the DNS-321 will power off for safety. A Volume Is Full A Hard Drive ... Firmware has been Upgraded System Temperature Exceeded D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 45
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 46
    Section 3 - Configuration Power Management The DNS-321 Power Management feature allows you to ... Turn off Hard Drives E n a b l e o r D i s a b l e Po w e r Management on the DNS-321. Set the amount of idle time before ... Save Settings to activate and save your changes. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 46
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 47
    Section 3 - Configuration RAID The DNS-321 supports four different disk configuration types: Standard, where each drive is a unique volume, JBOD, which...drive configuration. A pop-up window will appear with the drive configuration options: D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 47
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 48
    ...different method of sharing or distributing data amongst the drives. The DNS-321 supports RAID levels 0 and 1. RAID 0 RAID 0 provides data striping, which spreads out blocks... fault tolerance and protection, in addition to performance advantages. RAID 1 D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 48
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 49
    ...or Key Timeout The time between periodic updates to the Dynamic DNS. The timeout period is measured in hours Status Displays your DDNS status. * If a key is ...and utilized by your DDNS provider, enter the key in all three fields (username, password, and verify password). D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 49
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 50
    ...Info Device Info Displays the local network settings of the DNS-321. Displays the workgroup, name, description and current temperature of the DNS-321. Displays the hard drive information, including the disk mode,...and remaining drive space. Hard Drive Info D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 50
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 51
    Section 3 - Configuration Support The DNS-321 Support page provides a menu of Support topics explaining the features of the device. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 51
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    ... can use the D-Link Easy Search Utility to map drives to your computer. Insert the DNS-321 CD into your CD-ROM drive. Click Easy Search Utility. The Easy Search Utility will load and detect any DNS-321 devices ... not show up in the device list, click Refresh. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 52
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 53
    Section 3 - Configuration If the DNS-321 you are working with does not show up in the device list, click Refresh. Highlight an available DNS-321. Available volumes will be displayed under Drive Mapping.... connected, your mapped drive(s) will appear in My Computer. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 53
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    Section 3 - Configuration Double-click the My Computer icon on your desktop. Double-click on the mapped drive to access the files and folders. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 54
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 55
    ... Configuration Download Scheduling The DNS-321 Download Scheduling feature allows you to schedule folder ... sessions. Begin by accessing the configuration page of the DNS-321: Click Easy Search Utility. Highlight ...and click Configuration to access the web-based utility. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual ...
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 56
    Section 3 - Configuration The DNS-321 login screen will appear: Type admin for the username and leave the password field blank. Click Downloads The DNS-321 Download Scheduling configuration page will appear. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 56
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 57
    Section 3 - Configuration Schedule Downloads Scheduling Settings Schedule List Configure download and backup schedules here. The Schedule List will display all completed, active, and pending scheduled downloads and backups. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 57
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 58
    ...the network path. Enter a valid destination drive on the DNS-321, or click Browse to select the destination. Enter... source files. Checking Incremental Backup will have the DNS-321 compare identical file names at ... URL Local Save To When Recurring Backup Incremental Backup D-Link DNS-321 User Manual
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 59
    ... files before replacing or adding a new hard drive to the DNS-321. Replacing a Hard Drive: Please make sure the ... (JBOD, RAID 0 mode). Adding a New Hard Drive: The DNS-321 is able to work with one single hard drive ... backup important data before formatting a hard drive. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 59
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 60
    ... technical support, please have the following ready: • Model number of the product (e.g. DNS-321) • Hardware Revision (located on the label on the bottom of the ... Support: (800) 361-5265 Internet Support: http://support.dlink.com For customers within Canada: D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 60
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 61
    ... be found in the gpl.pdf file, other materials accompanying the software package, the documentation or corresponding source files available from http://support.dlink.com/GPL.asp. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 61
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    ... and passed on, we want its recipients to know that hat they have is not the original, so that any problems introduced by others will not reflect on the original authors' reputations. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 62
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    ... that you also meet all of these conditions: a) You must cause the modified files to carry prominent notices stating that you changed the files and the date of any change. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 63
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    ... alternative is allowed only for noncommercial distribution and only if you received the program in object code or executable form with such an offer, in accord with Subsection b above.) D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 64
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    ... is held invalid or unenforceable under any particular circumstance, the balance of the section is intended to apply and the section as a whole is intended to apply in other circumstances. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 65
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 66
    ... ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE PROGRAM IS WITH YOU. SHOULD THE PROGRAM PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU ASSUME THE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 66
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 67
    ...A FAILURE OF THE PROGRAM TO OPERATE WITH ANY OTHER PROGRAMS), EVEN IF SUCH HOLDER OR OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. END OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 67
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 68
    ... except as otherwise stated herein. • Hardware (excluding power supplies): One (1) year • Free Technical Support - Basic Installation: Ninety (90) days... or for which the purchase price is refunded, shall become the property of D-Link upon replacement or refund. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 68
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 69
    ..., the customer must obtain a Return Material Authorization ("RMA") number by completing the RMA form and entering the assigned Case ID Number at https://rma.dlink.com/. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 69
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 70
    ..., and cosmetic damage; Any hardware, software, firmware or other products or services provided by anyone other than D-Link; and Products that have ... INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 70
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 71
    ... 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, ... prior notice. Copyright ©2008 by D-Link Corporation/D-Link Systems, Inc. All rights reserved. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 71
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 72
    ...experienced radio/TV technician for help. For detailed warranty information applicable to products purchased outside the United States, please contact the corresponding local D-Link office. D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 72
  • D-Link DNS-321 | User Manual - Page 73
    Appendix C - Registration Registration Product registration is entirely voluntary and failure to complete or return this form will not diminish your warranty rights. Version 1.0 March 20, 2008 D-Link DNS-321 User Manual 73



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D-Link DNS-321 - Network Storage Enclosure Hard Drive Array Manual