This product works with the DNS-120
following operating system software: Express EtherNetworkÔäó USB to Ethernet
Windows XP, Windows 2000, Network Storage Adapter
Windows Me Before You Begin
ÔÇó You must have an Ethernet Network and a USB storage device.
The DNS-120 is DHCP enabled by default. If a DHCP server is not detected on your
network, the DNS-120 wil automatical y con´Čügure itself with a static IP address of 192.168.0.101. Additional IP con´Čüguration is necessary if this default IP address is not
within the range of your existing network. Please refer to the page 37 of the User Manual
on the CD-ROM for details. Check Your Package Contents DNS-120 Express EtherNetworkÔäó USB to Ethernet Network Storage Adapter CD-ROM with Manual and Software Ethernet (CAT5 UTP) Cable
Using a power supply 5V 2.5A DC Power Adapter
with a different voltage
rating wil damage and void
the warranty of this product.
If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller.
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Software and speci´Čücations subject to change without notice. DNS-120.009092004
Hardware Overview Front Panel USB LED: The USB LED wil blink green
when a USB drive is being connected. When
the USB drive is ful y connected the USB LED
wil appear solid green. The USB LED blinks
red when the drive is being disconnected. Power LED: Solid green Ethernet LED: Solid green
indicates a good power
indicates an Ethernet connection.
Blinking green indicates activity
on the Ethernet network. Rear Panel Disconnect button: Press this Reset button: This but on
button to safely disconnect USB
will restore the DNS-120
drives from the DNS-120.
factory default settings. USB Ports: Connects Ethernet Port: Connects to
Receptor for the
your USB drives to
your router or switch using
the included Ethernet cable. Adapter
Hardware Installation Attach the provided Ethernet cable to the Ethernet Port on the rear panel of the DNS-120. Attach the other end of the provided Ethernet cable to an available Ethernet port on your router or switch. Attach the Power Adapter to the power receptor on the rear panel of the DNS-120. Attach your USB drive(s) to the USB port(s) on the rear panel of the DNS-120.
Con´Čüguring the DNS-120
Insert the DNS-120 CD-ROM into
your CD-ROM drive. Click on Launch D-Link Easy Search Utility Select the DNS-120 Click the Con´Čüguration but on
Con´Čüguring the DNS-120 (continued)
The logon screen will appear.
Typeadmin for the User
Name and leave the
Password ´Čüeld blank. ClickCon´Čüg
Once you have logged in, the Home screen will appear. ClickRun Wizard
Con´Čüguring the DNS-120 (continued)
You will see the
following screen. ClickNext Set up your new password.
You have the option to
establish a password. There
is no password by default. ClickNext Choose your Time Zone.
Select the appropriate time zone
from the pul -down menu. ClickNext
Con´Čüguring the DNS-120 (continued) Select LAN Connection Type
Leave DHCP Client enabled if
your network contains a DHCP
server. If not, select Static IP and
enter the IP address information
to be used for the DNS-120.
The IP address of the DNS-120
should be in the same range as
your network. ClickNext Set Additional Information
Enter the workgroup name of
your network. Enter a name for
the DNS-120. Enter a description
for the DNS-120. ClickNext ClickRestart
The DNS-120 Setup Wizard is complete! Please close al web browser windows. Use the
Easy Search Utility to locate and continue further con´Čüguration of the DNS-120.
Mapping Drive Letters
Launch the D-Link Easy Search Utility as shown on page 4. Select the appropriate folder
listing. Select a drive letter to assign. Click the Connect button.
A message will appear indicating the success of the operation. Disconnecting Drives
ÔÇó Press the Disconnect button on the rear panel of the DNS-120. ÔÇó The USB LED will ´Čéash red for a few seconds and turn off. ÔÇó You may now safely remove both USB drives. NOTE: Both drives are disconnected when the Disconnect button is pressed. You must
remove both drives from the USB ports. This is a safety feature to reduce the risk of
data loss. After both drives have been removed you may reconnect a drive at any time.
Enabling FTP Access
You can enable FTP access to allow Internet/Intranet users FTP access to the drive(s) or folder(s) that you want to share.
Unless additional precautions are taken, use of an FTP server to access ´Čüles over the Internet does not provide secure or encrypted transmission. It is recommended that the end user utilize a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to establish a secure FTP session. Select the DNS-120 Click the Con´Čüguration but on Select the Advanced tab Select the FTP Server button Click the Open button
Enabling FTP Access (continued) Select a volume or folder Click OK
Press apply to save settings
and start the FTP server.
The FTP Server Status is
displayed at the bottom of
the screen. Scrol down to
con´Čürm the FTP Server has
Enabling FTP Access (continued)
The DNS-120 uses the standard
FTP port assignment of 21. You
will need to adjust your routerÔÇÖs
virtual server configuration
to include the DNS-120 FTP
server IP and port. Additional
filtering and firewal settings
may need to be modi´Čüed on
your router to al ow Internet
access to the DNS-120.
After con´Čüguring your router and
DNS-120, you should be able to
FTP to the DNS-120 using a web
browser or FTP client.
11 Technical Support
You can ´Čünd software updates and user documentation on the D-Link website.
D-Link provides free technical support for customers within the United States and
within Canada for the duration of the warranty period on this product.
U.S. and Canadian customers can contact D-Link technical support through our
website, or by phone. Tech Support for customers within the United States: D-Link Technical Support over the Telephone:
24 hours a day, seven days a week. D-Link Technical Support over the Internet:
email:firstname.lastname@example.org Tech Support for customers within Canada: D-Link Technical Support over the Telephone:
Monday to Friday 7:30am to 12:00am EST
Saturday adn Sunday 11:00am to 7:00pm EST D-Link Technical Support over the Internet: