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D-Link DSL-2730U

Wireless N 150 ADSL2+ Modem Router

User Manual

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2013/06/25
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DSL-2730U User Manual

Contents
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Introduction ........................................................................................................ 1
1.1

Packing List ........................................................................................... 1

1.2

Safety Precautions ................................................................................ 1

1.3

LEDs and Interfaces .............................................................................. 2

1.4

System Requirements ........................................................................... 4

1.5

Features ................................................................................................ 4

2

Hardware Installation ......................................................................................... 6

3

Web Configuration ............................................................................................. 7
3.1
3.2

3.3

3.4

Accessing the Device ............................................................................ 7
Setup ..................................................................................................... 8
3.2.1

Wizard......................................................................................... 8

3.2.2

Internet Setup ........................................................................... 14

3.2.3

Wireless .................................................................................... 16

3.2.4

Local Network ........................................................................... 22

3.2.5

Time and Date .......................................................................... 25

3.2.6

Logout ....................................................................................... 26

Advanced............................................................................................. 26
3.3.1

Advanced Wireless ................................................................... 26

3.3.2

Port Forwarding ........................................................................ 33

3.3.3

DMZ .......................................................................................... 35

3.3.4

Parental Control ........................................................................ 36

3.3.5

Filtering Options........................................................................ 39

3.3.6

QoS Configuration .................................................................... 44

3.3.7

Firewall Settings ....................................................................... 47

3.3.8

DNS .......................................................................................... 48

3.3.9

Dynamic DNS ........................................................................... 49

3.3.10

Network Tools ...................................................................... 51

3.3.11

Routing ................................................................................ 55

3.3.12

Schedules............................................................................ 58

3.3.13

Logout ................................................................................. 59

Management........................................................................................ 60
3.4.1

System Management ................................................................ 60

3.4.2

Firmware Update ...................................................................... 61

3.4.3

Access Controls ........................................................................ 62

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3.5

3.4.4

Diagnosis .................................................................................. 65

3.4.5

Log Configuration ..................................................................... 68

3.4.6

Logout ....................................................................................... 69

Status .................................................................................................. 70
3.5.1

Device Info ................................................................................ 70

3.5.2

Wireless Clients ........................................................................ 71

3.5.3

DHCP Clients............................................................................ 72

3.5.4

Logs .......................................................................................... 72

3.5.5 ....................................................................................................... 73

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3.5.6

Statistics ................................................................................... 74

3.5.7

Route Info ................................................................................. 75

3.5.8

Logout ....................................................................................... 75

Help ..................................................................................................... 75

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It complies with specifications IEEE 802. WPA. WEP.  Use the power adapter in the product package. and WPA2 security. If you find any damage.  Proper space left for heat dissipation is necessary to avoid damage caused by overheating to the device. 1. the device provides users with high-speed ADSL broadband connection to the Internet or Intranet.11. An overburden power outlet or damaged lines or plugs may cause electric shock or fire accidents. replace it at once.DSL-2730U User Manual 1 Introduction The DSL-2730U supports multiple line modes.1 Packing List  1 x DSL-2730U  1 x external splitter  1 x power adapter  1 x telephone cables (RJ-11)  1 x Ethernet cable (RJ-45)  1 x QIG  1 x CD 1. With four 10/100 base-T Ethernet interfaces at the user end. Check the power cords regularly. 802.11b/g/n.2 Safety Precautions Take the following instructions to prevent the device from risks and damage caused by fire or electric power:  Use the type of power marked in the volume label.  Pay attention to the power load of the outlet or prolonged lines. The long and thin holes on the device are 1 . It provides high-performance access to the Internet with a downstream rate of 24 Mbps and an upstream rate of 1 Mbps.

Do not cover these heat dissipation holes. The connection of LAN interface is normal.  Do not put this device close to a heat source or under a high temperature occurs. Data is transmitted through the WLAN interface. Green On No LAN link. LED Color Status Off Green Power Red On Green 1/2/3/4 On The device is initiating. Wrong connection may cause power or fire risk.3 LEDs and Interfaces Front Panel Figure 1 Front panel The following table describes the LEDs of the device. Keep the device away from direct sunshine. The firmware is upgrading. Blinking On Blinking WLAN The power is on and the initialization is normal. The connection of WLAN interface is normal. Data is being transmitted through the LAN interface. 1. Blinking Off LAN Description The power is off.DSL-2730U User Manual designed for heat dissipation to ensure that the device works normally.  Do not put this device close to an overdamp or watery place.  Do not place this device on an unstable surface or support. 2 . Do not spill fluid on this device.  Do not connect this device to a PC or electronic product unless instructed by our customer engineer or your broadband provider.

Interface/Button Description Antenna position DSL LAN4/3/2/1 RJ-11 interface that connects to the telephone set through the telephone cable. or the power is off. Internet On Red On IP is connected. Blinking WPS DSL Green WPS negotiation is enabled. Ethernet RJ-45 interfaces that connect to the Ethernet interfaces of computers or Ethernet devices. The device is attempted to become IP connected. Blinking Internet data is being transmitted in the routing mode. but failed. Rear Panel Figure 2 Rear panel The following table describes the interface of the device. Off Green DSL connection is not present. waiting for the clients.DSL-2730U User Manual LED Color Status Off The WLAN connection is not established. 3 . Off Initial self-test is failed. The device is under the Bridge mode. Blinking The device is detecting itself. WPS negotiation is not enabled on the Off Green Description device. Initial self-test of the unit has passed and On is ready.

5 Features  External PPPoE dial-up access  Internal PPPoE and PPPoA dial-up access  Leased line mode  1483B. Windows 7. Windows ME or Windows XP  Internet Explorer V5. Windows 98SE. Windows8.0 or higher. and MER access  Multiple PVCs (eight at most) and these PVCs can be isolated from each other  A single PVC with multiple sessions  Multiple PVCs with multiple sessions  Binding of ports with PVCs  802.0 or higher.1Q and 802. Netscape V4. Reset to the factory defaults. 1. Press down the button for 10 seconds and then release. 1483R. ON/OFF Power on or off the device. Windows 2000. WIRELESS ON/OFF Press the button silently to enable WLAN function. To restore factory defaults.4 System Requirements  A 10 baseT/100BaseT Ethernet card installed on your PC  A hub or switch (attached to several PCs through one of Ethernet interfaces on the device)  Operating system: Windows Vista. or Firefox 1.5 or higher 1.DSL-2730U User Manual WPS Press the button for 1 second to enable WPS function. Reset (on the keep the device powered on and push a paper clip into the bottom case) hole. 12V DCIN Interface that connects to the power adapter.1P protocol  DHCP server  NAT and NAPT 4 .

DSL-2730U User Manual  Static route  Firmware upgrade: Web. auto-correction and  UPnP polarity correction 5 . TFTP. FTP  Reset to the factory defaults  DNS relay  Virtual server  DMZ  Two-level passwords and user names  Web user interface  Telnet CLI  System status display  PPP session PAP and CHAP  IP filter  IP QoS  Remote access control  Line connection status test  Backup and restoration of configuration file  Ethernet interface supports crossover detection.

Note: Use twisted-pair cables to connect the device to a Hub or switch.DSL-2730U User Manual 2 Hardware Installation Step 1 Connect the DSL port of the device and the Modem port of the splitter with a telephone cable. Figure 3 Connection diagram 6 . Step 3 Plug one end of the power adapter to the wall outlet and the other end to the Power port of the device. splitter and telephone sets. Connect a LAN port of the device to the network card of the PC through an Ethernet cable (MDI/MDIX). when no telephone set is placed before the splitter.  Phone: Connect to a telephone set.  Modem: Connect to the DSL port of the device. The splitter has three ports: Step 2  Line: Connect to a wall phone port (RJ-11 jack). Connect the phone to the Phone port of the splitter through a telephone cable. Figure 3 displays the application diagram for the connection of the device. Connect the incoming line to the Line port of the splitter. PC.

1. If you log in as the super user successfully. 3. Step 1 Open the Internet Explorer (IE) browser and enter http://192. 7 . Step 2 The Login page shown in the following figure appears.1.DSL-2730U User Manual 3 Web Configuration This chapter describes how to configure the device by using the Web-based configuration utility.1 Accessing the Device The following is the detailed description of accessing the device for the first time. Enter the user name and password. The user name and password of the super user are admin and admin.168. the page shown in the following figure appears.

DSL-2730U User Manual 3. such as PPPoA or PPPoE. When subscribing to a broadband service. The submenus are Wizard. Time and Date and Logout. click Setup tab to enter the Setup menu as shown in the following figure. Internet Setup. you should be aware of the method. For example. that you use to communicate over the Internet. 8 . Choose Setup > Wizard. Wireless.1 Wizard Wizard enables fast and accurate configuration of Internet connection and other important parameters. The page shown in the following figure appears.2 Setup In the main interface. Your physical WAN device can be Ethernet.2. Local Network. your ISP should inform you whether you are connected to the Internet using a static or dynamic IP address. by which you are connected to the Internet. The following sections describe configuration parameters. Technical information about the properties of your Internet connection is provided by your Internet service provider (ISP). or the protocol. 3. DSL or both.

Click Next to continue. 9 . There are 5 steps to configure the device. The page shown in the following figure appears. Step 1 Set the time and date.DSL-2730U User Manual Click Setup Wizard.

If the internet service you subscribed is PPPoE or PPPoA. Click Next after time and date setting and the following page appears. Enter the user name and password provided by your ISP.DSL-2730U User Manual Step 2 Configure the Internet connection. you can set the internet connection. you can choose the Protocol to be PPPoE or PPPoA. In this page. Set the VPI and VCI. 10 .

DSL-2730U User Manual If the internet service you subscribed is Dynamic IP. the page shown in the following figure appears. If the Protocol is Bridge. The page shown in the following figure appears. you can choose Protocol to be Dynamic IP. 11 .

12 . Default Gateway and Primary DNS Server provided by your ISP. Enter the IP Address.DSL-2730U User Manual If the Protocol is Static IP. the page shown in the following figure appears. Click Next. Subnet Mask. The page shown in the following page appears.

13 .DSL-2730U User Manual Step 3 Configure the wireless network. Step 4 Change or create the password of an account. Click Next to go to the next step. Enter the information and click Next to go to the next step.

2 Internet Setup Choose Setup > Internet Setup. Click Cancel to exit the wizard page. 14 . you can click Back to review or modify the previous settings. 3. In this page. Note: In each step of the Wizard page.2. The page shown in the following figure appears.DSL-2730U User Manual Step 5 Click Apply to save the settings. you can configure the WAN interface of the device.

The page shown in the following figure appears. Description Field VPI: The virtual path between two points in an ATM PVC Settings network.DSL-2730U User Manual Click Add in INTERNET SETUP. and its valid value is from 0 to 255. The following table describes the parameters in this page. VCI: The virtual channel between two points in an ATM 15 .

You can select from the drop-down list. 3. Service Category You can select from the drop-down list.2. A wireless LAN can be as simple as two computers with wireless LAN cards communicating in a 16 . Click Apply.3 Wireless This section describes the wireless LAN and basic configuration. the page shown in the following figure appears. Protocol Encapsulation Select the method of encapsulation provided by your Mode ISP. ranging from 32 to 65535 (0 to 31 is reserved for local management of ATM traffic). You can select LLC or VCMUX.DSL-2730U User Manual Description Field network.

Choose Setup > Wireless. In this page. The Wireless page shown in the following figure appears. click Wireless Basic.1 Wireless Basic In the Wireless page.2. you can configure the parameters of wireless LAN clients that may connect to the device.DSL-2730U User Manual pear-to-pear network or as complex as a number of computers with wireless LAN cards communicating through access points which bridge network traffic to wired LAN. 17 . The following table describes the parameters in this page.3. 3. The page shown in the following figure appears.

2 Wireless Security In the Wireless page. It is recommended to keep it as default. Select the appropriate 802. Wireless Select the wireless channel from the pull-down menu.DSL-2730U User Manual Description Field Enable Select this to turn Wi-Fi on.11 mode based on the 802. access points and wired network. 40M or 20M/40M according to your subscribed broadband service. Wireless Enable MultiAP Select this to turn MultiAP isolation on. Band Width Select the appropriate band of 20M. Select Invisible. The page shown in the following figure appears. enter your new wireless network name in this field. Visibility Status Country Select Visible.3. All devices on a network must Wireless Network Name (SSID) share the same wireless network name in order to communicate on the network.11 Mode wireless clients in your network. Wireless security is vital to your network to protect the wireless communication among wireless stations. Select the country from the drop-down list. the SSID can be detected. 18 . Control Choose the channel selection mode as Upper or Sideband Lower.2. 3. Isolation The Wireless Network Name is a unique name that identifies a network. Channel It is different for different country. the SSID cannot be detected. If you decide to change the wireless network name from the default setting. Click Apply to save the settings. click Wireless Security.

the following page appears. Field Description 19 . The following table describes the parameters of this page.DSL-2730U User Manual If the Security Mode is set to be WEP.

the following page appears. 20 . You can Choose 64-bit or 128-bit. Authentication Open and Share key. The wireless client establishes the connection between the modem through WPA or WPA2. The default key 1 is 1234567890. Both authentications support WEP encryption. WEP. WEP Key Length Choose WEP Key Choose the WEP key length. WEP Key 1/2/3/4 Both the modem and wireless stations must use the same encryption key for data transmission. Choose the index of WEP Key. WPA 2 Only or WPA Only. The Encryption keys are used to encrypt the data. You can choose Key 1. or WPA only.11i security specification draft.  Wired equivalent privacy (WEP) encrypts data frames before transmitting over the wireless network.DSL-2730U User Manual Field Description Configure the wireless encryption mode. 3 or 4. You can choose None. WPA2 only. Auto (WPA or WPA2). Security Mode  Wi-Fi protected access (WPA) is a subset of the IEEE802. If the Security Mode is set to be Auto (WPA or WPA2). There are 2 authentications in WEP encryption. Key differences between WPA and WEP are user authentication and improved data encryption. 2.  WPA2 Mixed is the collection of WPA and WPA2 encryption modes. But the message header is different in wireless broadcast.

 Select Auto (WPA or WPA2)-PSK. enter the port. and password of the Radius server.DSL-2730U User Manual The above figure shows the when the Security Mode is set as Auto (WPA or WPA2). IP address. Group Key When WPA encryption is applied. Description Field WPA You can select WPA encryption to be AES or Encryption TKIP+AES. WPA 21 .  Select WPA Mode Auto (WPA or WPA2)-Enterprise (RADIUS). enter the pre-shared key in the Pre-Shared Key field. You need to enter the username and password provided by the Radius server when the wireless client connects the modem. messages sent are Update Interval encrypted with a password. For higher security. The following table describes the parameters in this page.

1. 3. The preset IP address is 192. The IP address available in the DHCP IP address pool changes automatically if you change the IP address of the device.4 Local Network You can configure the LAN IP address according to the actual application.168. The two LAN IP addresses must be in different networks. You can also enable the secondary LAN IP address.1. Click Apply to save the settings. The IP address of the device is the base address used for DHCP. To use the device for DHCP on your LAN. 22 . You can use the default settings and DHCP service to manage the IP settings for the private network.DSL-2730U User Manual Description Field password is updated periodically. This value is the update interval of the WPA password. Choose Setup > Local Network. the IP address pool used for DHCP must be compatible with the IP address of the device.2. The Local Network page shown in the following figure appears.

DSL-2730U User Manual The following table describes the parameters in this page Description Field Enter the IP address of LAN interface.255.0-255.192. You must enter host name (system name) on each individual PC. Subnet Mask Enter the subnet mask of LAN interface.1. Enter the domain name if you know. The range of subnet mask is from 255.168.255. The domain name can be assigned from the router through the DHCP 23 .255.254. the domain name obtained by DHCP from the Domain Name ISP is used.0.254. It is Router IP Address recommended to use an address from a block that is reserved for private use.168. This address block is 192. If you leave this blank.255.1.

second IP Address The two LAN IP addresses must be in the different and Subnet Mask network. The router assigns IP address that base on the IP pool range to the host. Windows NT and other operation systems that support the DHCP client. The lease time determines the period that the host DHCP Lease Time retains the assigned IP addresses before the IP addresses change. 24 . Click Apply to make the settings take effect. The page shown in the following figure appears.DSL-2730U User Manual Description Field server. for LAN Enable the router to assign IP addresses. The DHCP Client Class List section shown in the following figure appears. Configure the Select it to enable the secondary LAN IP address. DHCP IP Address Range It specifies the first IP address in the IP address pool. IP default Enable DHCP Server gateway and DNS Servers to the host in Windows95. Click Add to add static DHCP (optional).

2. Father’s Laptop. You can set the time zone that you are in and the network time protocol (NTP) server. Click Apply to save the settings. for example. 25 . Enter the specific time server and select the time zone from the corresponding drop-down lists. update. and maintain the correct time on the internal system clock. Select Automatically adjust clock for daylight saving changes if necessary. Set the daylight as you want. The Computer Name helps you to recognize the PC with the MAC address. Select Automatically synchronize with Internet time servers. You can also configure daylight saving to automatically adjust the time when needed. After the DHCP reservation is saved.DSL-2730U User Manual Select Enable to reserve the IP address for the designated PC with the configured MAC address. 3. In the Time and Date page. The page shown in the following figure appears. you can configure.5 Time and Date Choose Setup > Time and Date. the DHCP reservations list displays the configuration.

3. as incorrect settings may reduce the performance of your wireless radio.DSL-2730U User Manual Click Apply to save the settings.11g wireless radio settings. It is suggested not to change the defaults.3.3 Advanced This section includes advanced features for network management. 3.6 Logout Choose Setup > Logout. The page shown in the following figure appears.2. 3. You can view status and other information used to examine performance and troubleshoot. 26 . you can log out of the configuration page. In this page.1 Advanced Wireless This function is used to modify the standard 802. The page shown in the following figure appears. The default settings provide the best wireless radio performance in most environments. Choose ADVANCED > Advanced Wireless. security and administrative tools to manage the device.

The page shown in the following figure appears.1 Advanced Settings Select Advance Settings. 27 .1.DSL-2730U User Manual 3.3.

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29 . Click Apply to finish. enter your new wireless network name in this field. All devices on a network must share the same wireless network name in order to communicate on the network.1. The page shown in the following figure appears.1. Do not change these settings unless you know the effect of changes on the device. 3.DSL-2730U User Manual Wireless Network Name (SSID): The Wireless Network Name is a unique name that identifies a network. Choose Enable Access Control Mode.3. The page shown in the following figure appears. 3.3.3 Security Settings Select Security Settings. Click Apply to save the settings. If you decide to change the wireless network name from the default setting. and then click Add to add a MAC Address as shown in the following figure. These settings are only for more technically advanced users who have sufficient knowledge about wireless LAN.2 MAC Filtering Select MAC Filtering.

DSL-2730U User Manual Select the SSID that you want to configure from the drop-down list. If you select AUTO (WPA or WPA2). If you select WEP. WPA Only or WPA2 Only. WEP. Select the encryption type from the Security Mode drop-down list. the page shown in the following figure appears. the page shown in the following figure appears. You can select None. AUTO (WPA or WPA2). WPA Only or WPA2 Only. 30 .

For detailed configuration. Field Enabled Description To enable WPS function and be able to set the 31 . The following table describes the parameters of this page.4 WPS Settings Select WPS Settings. This page is used to configure WPS settings. 3.2. you may refer to 3.2 Wireless Security.3.3.DSL-2730U User Manual Click Apply to save the settings.1.

When Select Mode a router is in Registar mode.DSL-2730U User Manual Field Description following settings. wireless parameters (for example. In this condition. the client should be in Enrollee mode. SSID The name of your wireless network. 32 . the encryption password) Configuration are provided by the CPE in WPS negotiation. Press the button to connect the other with the pin. The following table describes the parameters of this page. wireless parameters are provided by the connecting user end (for example. only PIN button can be used. PC). Select the mode either Registar or Enrollee. When Registrar mode is chosen. When State Unconfigured state is selected. Push Button Press the button. the CPE will connect the station automatically. When Configured state is selected. You need to enter a pin which the Enrollee Input Station PIN generated. and vice versa. the following page appears.

such as FTP for file transfers or SMTP and POP3 for e-mail. It uses the specified TCP or UDP protocol and port number.3.2 Port Forwarding This function is used to open ports in your device and re-direct data through those ports to a single PC on your network (WAN-to-LAN traffic). The device accepts remote requests for these services at your global IP address. 33 . Status 3. WPS Session Display the session status.DSL-2730U User Manual Field Generate PIN Description Press the button to generate a pin used by the AP and the station. Note that the specified private IP address must be within the available range of the subnet where the device is in. The page shown in the following figure appears. and redirects these requests to the server on your LAN with the LAN IP address you specify. It allows remote users to access services on your LAN. PIN Station Press the button to connect the station with the pin. Choose ADVANCED > Port Forwarding. Click Add to add a virtual server.

The page shown in the following figure appears. The TCP/UDP means the protocol type of the opened ports. 34 . The Ports show the ports that you want to open on the device.DSL-2730U User Manual Select a service for a preset application. A virtual server is added. or enter a name in the Custom Server field. Enter an IP address in the Server IP Address field to appoint the corresponding PC to receive forwarded packets. Click Apply to save the settings.

35 . This IP address is not protected by NAT and it is visible to agents on the Internet with the correct type of software. the device supports the use of a DMZ IP address for a single host on the LAN. take measures (such as client-based virus protection) to protect the remaining client PCs on your LAN from possible contamination through DMZ.3 DMZ Since some applications are not compatible with NAT.DSL-2730U User Manual 3.3. The page shown in the following figure appears. If you use the DMZ. Choose ADVANCED > DMZ. Note that any client PC in the DMZ is exposed to various types of security risks.

Block Websites allows you to quickly create a list of all websites that you wish to stop users from accessing. 36 . The Parent Control page shown in the following figure appears.4 Parental Control Choose ADVANCED > Parental Control. 3. Block MAC Address allows you to control when clients or PCs connected to the device are allowed to access the Internet.DSL-2730U User Manual Click Apply to save the settings.3. This page provides two useful tools for restricting the Internet access.

4. click Block Website.DSL-2730U User Manual 3. Enter the website in the URL field.1 Block Website In the Parent Control page. The page shown in the following figure appears. The page shown in the following figure appears. 37 . or select Manual Schedule and select the corresponding time and days. Click Add.3. Click Apply to add the website to the BLOCK WEBSITE table. Select the Schedule from the drop-down list. The page shown in the following page appears.

The page shown in the following figure appears. 38 . and then click Add. click Block MAC Address.DSL-2730U User Manual 3.2 Block MAC Address In the Parent Control page. Choose BLACK_LIST or WHITE_LIST.3. The page shown in the following figure appears.4.

39 . The Filtering Options page shown in the following figure appears. 3.5 Filtering Options Choose ADVANCED > Filtering Options.3.DSL-2730U User Manual Enter the use name and MAC address and select the corresponding time and days. Click Apply to add the MAC address to the BLOCK MAC ADDRESS Table.

Click Add Rule. Note: The settings are applicable only when the firewall is enabled. Default action and Local/Forward.DSL-2730U User Manual 3. The page shown in the following figure appears.3.5. Click Apply to save the settings. Click Add Filter. you may configure IP firewall function. Enter the Filter Name and specify at least one of the following criteria: Interface. 40 .1 IP Filtering Click IP Filtering. The page shown in the following figure appears. The page shown in the following figure appears. In/Out. In this page.

The action when the rule is matched. Choose a protocol corresponding to the rule. Drop Action means discarding messages without a reply. IP Address Original IP address PrefixLength/Mask Original address mask 41 . and Reject means discarding messages with a reply. UDP or ICMP. You may choose TCP. It is used to mark the IP QoS. Permit means allowing the message to pass.DSL-2730U User Manual The following table describes the parameters of this page. DSCP Differentiated Services Code Point. Field Enable Protocol Description Tick in the box to enable a firewall rule.

In this page. The page shown in the following figure appears. The page shown in the following figure appears.DSL-2730U User Manual Field Description IP Address Destination IP address PrefixLength/Mask Destination address mask After setting the parameters.5.3. click Apply.2 Bridge Filtering In the Filtering Options page. 3. you can change the settings or view some information of the bridge and its attached ports. click Bridge Filtering. This page is used to configure bridge parameters. 42 .

IPX. The page shown in the following figure appears. AppleTalk. Field Description Choose a third-layer protocol type for bridge filtering Protocol Type from the drop-down list. Address 43 . IPv4. or NetBEUI. The following table describes the parameters of this page. IPv6. You may choose PPPoE. Destination MAC The MAC address of sendee of the message.DSL-2730U User Manual Click Add to add a bridge filter.

click Configure QoS Global Options.DSL-2730U User Manual Field Source MAC Description The MAC address of sender of the message. 44 . Wan interface Set an effective interface for the bridge filtering rule. The page shown in the following figure appears. 3. Address Frame Direction Choose the sending direction as WAN to LAN or LAN to WAN.6 QoS Configuration Choose ADVANCED > QoS Configuration.3. Time schedule Choose the filtering strategy as always or never.1 QoS Global Options In the QoS Configuration page. You can tick in the checkbox and then click Submit to enable queuing operation. 3.6. Click Apply to save the settings.3. The QoS Configuration page shown in the following figure appears.

Field Description Enable Tick in the box to enable queue.2 QoS Queue Config In the QoS Configuration page. The page shown in the following figure appears.6. Click Refresh to refresh the queue. Mark After modifying a queue.DSL-2730U User Manual 3. Bandwidth Scheduling Scheduling algorithm of QoS queue. 45 . click Submit to enable the modification. Strategy Enable DSCP/TC You may tick in the box to permit DSCP/TC Mark.1P You may tick in the box to permit 802. The following table describes the parameters of this page.3. click Configure QoS Queue.1P Mark. Mark Enable 802. In this page. you can set QoS flow control. Upstream Total bandwidth for upstream flow.

click Configure QoS Classification. 46 . The page shown in the following figure appears. Click Add Classification Rule.6.3 QoS Classification In the QoS Configuration page. You can configure QoS queue rule.3.DSL-2730U User Manual 3. The page shown in the following figure appears.

Port scan protection is designed to block attempts to discover vulnerable ports or services that might be exploited in an attack from the WAN. 3.7 Firewall Settings A denial-of-service (DoS) attack is characterized by an explicit attempt by attackers to prevent legitimate users of a service from using that service. Classify Queue Choose a QoS queue for the rule. Protocol Type Choose a protocol type matching with the QoS rule.1P Choose a matched 802. choose a WAN/LAN interface. 47 . IP Protocol Type Select the protocol type as IPv4 or IPv6. You may click Edit to modify the existing classification rule. DSCP Check Choose a matched DSCP type. COS Mark Set a COS Mark for this QoS rule. The page shown in the following figure appears.3. DSCP Mark Set a DSCP Mark for this QoS rule. Input Interface Based on the Classify Type. 802. Choose ADVANCED > Firewall Settings.1P VLAN priority. Field Description Enable Tick in the box to enable this QoS rule.DSL-2730U User Manual The following table describes the parameters of this page.

it asks another one. they are easier to remember. The page shown in the folllowing figure appears. however. Choose ADVANCED > DNS.232. Because domain names are alphabetic.8 DNS Domain name system (DNS) is an Internet service that translates domain names into IP addresses. The DNS system is. If one DNS server does not know how to translate a particular domain name.DSL-2730U User Manual Click Apply to save the settings.105. in fact. The Internet. is actually based on IP addresses.4. until the correct IP address is returned.example.com might be translated to 198. Each time you use a domain name. a DNS service must translate the name into the corresponding IP address. For example. its own network.3. 3. and so on. the domain name www. 48 .

org or dlinkddns. For example. Click a hyperlinked URL in the form of hostname. DDNS ensures that the host can be located from the Internet even if the public IP address changes. enter these IP addresses in the available entry fields for the preferred DNS server and the alternate DNS server.com).DSL-2730U User Manual If you are using the device for DHCP service on the LAN or using DNS servers on the ISP network. select Obtain DNS server address automatically. so locating a specific host on the LAN using the standard DNS is difficult. The dynamic DNS service allows a dynamic public IP address to be associated with a static host name in any of the many domains.3. Choose ADVANCED > Dynamic DNS. The page shown in the following page appears. 49 . 3.9 Dynamic DNS The device supports dynamic domain name service (DDNS). If you have DNS IP addresses provided by your ISP.dyndns.org and allow remote access to a host. and allows access to a specified host from various locations on the Internet. Many ISPs assign public IP addresses using DHCP. Click Apply to save the settings. DDNS requires that an account be set up with one of the supported DDNS service providers (DyndDNS. if you are running a public web server or VPN server on your LAN.

DSL-2730U User Manual Click Add to add dynamic DNS. Field Description Select one of the DDNS registration organizations DDNS provider from the down-list drop. The page shown in the following figure appears. Available servers include DynDns.com. Username Enter the user name for your DDNS account.org and dlinkddns. Host Name Enter the host name that you registered with your DDNS service provider. 50 . The following table describes the parameters of this page. Password Enter the password for your DDNS account. Click Apply to save the settings.

3. The page shown in the following figure appears.3. you can bind the WAN interface and the LAN interface to the same group.3.10 Network Tools Choose ADVANCED > Network Tools. 51 . In this page.1 Port Mapping Choose ADVANCED > Network Tools and click Port Mapping. The page shown in the following figure appears.DSL-2730U User Manual 3.10.

DSL-2730U User Manual Click Add to add port mapping. Step 2 Select interfaces from the Available Interface list and click the <arrow button to add them to the grouped interface list. The procedure for creating a mapping group is as follows: Step 1 Enter the group name. 52 . Step 3 Click Apply to save the settings. The group name must be unique. in order to create the required mapping of the ports. The page shown in the following figure appears.

3. 53 . The system acts as a proxy for its hosts after you enable it. The page shown in the following figure appears.2 IGMP Proxy Choose ADVANCED > Network Tools and click IGMP Proxy.3 IGMP Snooping When IGMP Snooping is enabled. the multicast data transmits through the specific LAN port which has received the request report.3.10. IGMP proxy enables the system to issue IGMP host messages on behalf of hosts that the system discovered through standard IGMP interfaces.10.3.DSL-2730U User Manual 3.

you can configure universal plug and play (UPnP). If you are concerned about UPnP security. 54 . Block ICMP ping should be enabled so that the device does not respond to malicious Internet requests. Click Apply to save the settings.4 UPnP Choose ADVANCED > Network Tools and click UPnP.DSL-2730U User Manual 3. you can disable it. It allows automatic discovery of your device in the network.3.10. UPnP is used for popular audio visual software. In this page. The page shown in the following figure appears. The system acts as a daemon after you enable UPnP.

11 Routing Choose ADVANCED > Routing. The page shown in the following figure appears. you can select the DSL modulation.3. The page shown in the following page appears.DSL-2730U User Manual 3. 3. you can remain this factory default setting.3. Click Apply to save the settings. Normally. The device negotiates the modulation mode with DSLAM. In this page.10. 55 .5 ADSL Choose ADVANCED > Network Tools and click ADSL.

3. you can add or delete IP routes.1 Static Route Choose ADVANCED > Routing and click Static Route.DSL-2730U User Manual 3. The page shown in the following figure appears. This page is used to configure the routing information. The page shown in the following figure appears. Click Add to add a static route. 56 . In this page.11.

11. Address Subnet Mask The subnet mask of the destination IP Use Interface The interface name of the router output port.3 Default Gateway Choose ADVANCED > Routing and click Default Gateway.3. The page shown in the following figure appears. You may assign a default gateway for the router to use first. 3.DSL-2730U User Manual The following table describes the parameters of this page.3. Click add. The policy route binds one WAN connection and one LAN interface. 57 . Field Destination Description Network The destination IP address of the router.11. Click Apply to save the settings. The page shown in the following figure appears. 3. and the page shown in the following figure appears.2 Policy Route Choose ADVANCED > Routing and click IPv6 Static Route.

3. The page shown in the following figure appears. This page is used to select the interfaces on your device that use RIP and the version of the protocol used.12 Schedules Choose ADVANCED > Schedules.11.3. 58 . 3.DSL-2730U User Manual Click Apply to save the settings.4 RIP Choose ADVANCED > Routing and click RIP Settings.3. The page shown in the following figure appears. enable RIP and click Apply to save the settings. If you are using this device as a RIP-enabled device to communicate with others using the routing information protocol.

In this page. The page shown in the following figure appears. 3. Click Apply to save the settings.3. The page shown in the following figure appears. you can log out of the configuration page.13 Logout Choose ADVANCED > Logout. 59 .DSL-2730U User Manual Click Add to add schedule rule.

4. In this page.1 System Management Choose MANAGEMENT > System Management. back up the current settings to a file. The page shown in the following figure appears. click Management tab to enter the Management menu as shown in the following figure. Firmware Update. The submenus are System Management.4 Management In the main interface. 60 . you can reboot device. Diagnosis. Access Controls.DSL-2730U User Manual 3. update settings from the file saved previously and restore the factory defaults. Log Configuration and Logout. 3.

Setting Note: Do not turn off your device or press the Reset button while an operation in this page is in progress. Select a location on your computer to back up the file. Field Description Reboot Click this button to reboot the device. Backup Setting Click this button to save the settings to the local hard drive. 3. 61 . you can upgrade the firmware of the device.2 Firmware Update Choose MANAGEMENT > Firmware Update.DSL-2730U User Manual The buttons in this page are described as follows. Update setting Click Browse to select the configuration file of device and then click Update Settings to begin updating the device configuration.4. You can name the configuration file. In this page. Restore Default Click this button to reset the device to default settings. The page shown in the following figure appears.

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To update the firmware, take the following steps.
Step 1

Click Browse…to find the file.

Step 2

Select Click Config.

Step 3

Click Update Firmware to copy the file.

The device loads the file and reboots automatically.

Note:
Do not turn off your device or press the Reset button while an
operation in this page is in progress.

3.4.3 Access Controls
Choose MANAGEMENT > Access Controls. The Access Controls page
shown in the following figure appears. The page contains User Management,
Services and IP Address.

3.4.3.1

Account Password

In the Access Controls page, click User Management. The page shown in the
following figure appears. In this page, you can change the password of the user
and set time for automatic logout.

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You should change the default password to secure your network. Ensure that you
remember the new password or write it down and keep it in a safe and separate
location for future reference. If you forget the password, you need to reset the
device to the factory default settings and all configuration settings of the device
are lost.
Enter the current and new passwords and confirm the new password to change
the password. Click Apply to apply the settings.

3.4.3.2

Services

In the Access Controls page, click Services. The page shown in the following
figure appears.

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In this page, you can enable or disable the services that are used by the remote
host. For example, if telnet service is enabled and port is 23, the remote host can
access the device by telnet through port 23. Normally, you need not change the
settings.
Select the management services that you want to enable or disable on the LAN
or WAN interface. Click Apply to apply the settings.

Note:
If you disable HTTP service, you cannot access the configuration
page of the device any more.
3.4.3.3

IP Address

In the Access Controls page, click IP Address. The page shown in the following
figure appears.

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click Add. Note: If you enable the ACL. you can configure the IP address for access control list (ACL). The page contains DSL Test and Traceroute. 65 . The Diagnosis page shown in the following figure appears. The page shown in the following figure appears.DSL-2730U User Manual In this page. If ACL is enabled.4. ensure that IP address of the host is in the ACL list. Click Apply to apply the settings. To add an IP address to the IP list. only devices with the specified IP addresses can access the device.4 Diagnosis Choose MANAGEMENT> Diagnosis. Tick Enable Access Control Mode to enable ACL. 3.

you can test your DSL connection.1 DSL Test In the Diagnosis page. the following figure appears. In this page.DSL-2730U User Manual 3.4.4. After testing. Click Run Diagnostic Tests. The page shown in the following figure appears. 66 . click DSL Test.

4. The page shown in the following figure appears.4. you can determine the routers on the Internet by sending packets. click Traceroute. In this page.2 Traceroute In the Diagnosis page.DSL-2730U User Manual 3. 67 .

DSL-2730U User Manual Click Traceroute to begin diagnosis.5 Log Configuration Choose MANAGEMENT > Log Configuration. The System Log page shown in the following figure appears. 68 . the page shown in the following figure appears. 3.4. After finish.

6 Logout Choose MANAGEMENT > Logout. The page shown in the following figure appears. To log the events. 69 .DSL-2730U User Manual This page displays event log data in the chronological manner. In this page. Step 5 Click View System Log to view the detail information of system log. Step 4 Click Apply to apply the settings. Notice. take the following steps. you can log out of the configuration page. Available event severity levels are as follows: Emergency. In this page. Step 1 Select Enable Log check box. 3.4. You can read the event log from the local host or send it to a system log server. Alert. Error. Step 2 Select the display mode from the Mode drop-down list. Critical. Step 3 Enter the Server IP Address and Server UDP Port if the Mode is set to Both or Remote. you can enable or disable the system log function. Informational and Debugging. Warning.

Wireless Clients. 3. You can view the system information and monitor performance.DSL-2730U User Manual 3. Logs.5 Status In the main interface. Route Info and Logout. The page shown in the following figure appears.5.1 Device Info Choose STATUS > Device Info. The submenus are Device Info. Statistics. DHCP clients. 70 . click Status tab to enter the Status menu. Firewall logs.

uptime and Internet configuration (both wireless and Ethernet statuses).5.DSL-2730U User Manual The page displays the summary of the device status. upstream rate. It includes the information of firmware version. The page shown in the following page appears. The page displays authenticated wireless stations and their statuses.2 Wireless Clients Choose STATUS > Wireless Clients. 3. 71 . downstream rate.

Click Refresh to refresh the system log shown in the table.3 DHCP Clients Choose STATUS > DHCP Clients. IP address. The page shown in the following page appears. This page lists the system log. MAC address and time expired(s). The page shown in the following figure appears.5.5. 72 . This page displays all client devices that obtain IP addresses from the device.DSL-2730U User Manual 3. 3.4 Logs Choose STATUS > Logs. You can view the host name.

You can view firewall logs in this page. 73 .5. The page shown in the following figure appears.5 Firewall Logs Choose STATUS > Firewall Logs.DSL-2730U User Manual 3. Click Refresh to refresh the system log shown in the table.

DSL-2730U User Manual 3. The information does not affect the function of the device. The page shown in the following figure appears.6 Statistics Choose STATUS > Statistics.5. 74 . This information helps technicians to identify if the device is functioning properly. This page displays the statistics of the network and data transfer.

5. Click a wanted link to view corresponding information. 3. click Help tab to enter the Help menu as shown in the following figure. you can log out of the configuration page.7 Route Info Choose STATUS > Route Info. This section provides detailed configuration information for the device.5.DSL-2730U User Manual 3.6 Help In the main interface. In this page.8 Logout Choose STATUS > Logout. The page shown in the following figure appears. The table shows a list of destination routes commonly accessed by the network. The page shown in the following figure appears. 3. 75 .

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