ShareCenter Pro 1200

ƒ Five 3.5-inch standard SATA drive bays for
drives up to 3 TB

ƒ Two Gigabit Ethernet ports

ƒ Two USB 2.0 ports

ƒfor connection to a UPS, printer, or
external storage device
Networking/Storage Features


ƒ iSCSI for up to 64 targets

ƒ DFS support



ƒ Link aggregation

ƒ Fail-over/Fail-back

ƒ Virtual disks

ƒ Thin-provisioning

ƒ iSNS
Small and medium businesses face an Share Printers and USB Storage

ever-increasing need for data consolidation There are two USB 2.0 ports on the device which

ƒ Snapshots
and document sharing. The D-Link DNS-1200-05 allows users to connect devices such as printer

ƒ Print server
ShareCenter Pro 1200 NAS addresses these growing servers, hard drives or flash storage, or a UPS. When
data storage requirements, and provides a multitude a printer server is connected, it can share printer
Security Features
of additional options for managing and securing access to anyone that has access to the NAS, making

ƒ VLAN Tag Support
important files.
it more convenient to access across a home or office

ƒ AES Support

NAS File Server
network. Users can transfer and backup files by
SMBs will appreciate the NAS file server which connecting a USB external hard drive or flash storage

ƒ ADS Support
takes full advantage of the accelerated performance device. In addition, users can monitor the battery
Backup Features
provided by iSCSI. The web file manager provides levels of a UPS using the NAS. If the UPS indicates

ƒ Remote backup
a user-friendly remote access to files stored on the that its battery level is low, the NAS will then proceed
NAS to users with the appropriate credentials.
to stop all I/O processing and enter standby mode

ƒ Local backup
where it will remain until power levels are restored.

ƒ External backup
A Variety of Backup Options

ƒ PC client to NAS backup
The DNS-1200-05 offers several backup options RAID for Efficiency and Redundancy

ƒ Web File Manager
which allow administrators and users to control how, The DNS-1200-05 features five Serial ATA (SATA) disk
when, and where their data is stored. They can share drive bays that support 3 TB hard drives in RAID level

ƒ Scheduled downloads from web or FTP
and backup files across the network, over the Internet 0, 1, 5, 5+Spare, 6, or JBOD configurations. Admins
via FTP, or through the easy-to-use web file manager. can quickly deploy a network storage solution using
Power Management Features
A standard PC client allows users a straightforward inexpensive SATA disk drives, and can add drives over

ƒ Power management to conserve energy
means of backing up their data to the server.
time to satisfy growing storage needs. Additionally,
S.M.A.R.T. disk diagnostics help to ensure data
and extend hard drive life
iSCSI for IP Networks
integrity and can provide advance warning of drive

ƒScheduled power on/off
iSCSI offers exceptionally fast access performance failure.

ƒ Hard drive hibernation
thanks to block-level data transfer. iSCSI targets

ƒ SMART for hard disk health scans
appear as a local drive on a client PC. Operations Green Features Save Energy
such as configuration, provisioning, and backup can Green Ethernet provides significant energy-savings
be handled by the administrator in the same way they by reducing power according to cable length or
would be for directly attached storage. By utilizing cutting power to unused ports. The Smart Fan feature
existing Ethernet technology, the cost associated will change the speed of the fans depending on the
with separate host bus adapters and the per-Gigabyte temperature inside the chassis (higher temperature-
cost for storage can be significantly reduced.
faster fan speed, lower temperature-slower fan
speed). The device also features Hard Drive
Advanced Security
Hibernation where after a prolonged period of idle
Account management features include the ability to time, the drive(s) will go to sleep. All of these features
manage users/groups and read/write permissions. are significant in allowing the device to save energy
Create users, groups, and iSCSI targets with automatically without sacrificing performance.
password authentication. Additionally, VLAN tag
support combined with AES encryption keeps files
secure. iSCSI implements Challenge-Handshake
Authentication Protocol (CHAP) to guarantee secure
access to the storage system.

ShareCenter Pro 1200
Technical Specifications
Multi-language File Name Support

ƒ IEEE 802.3

ƒ 128 x 32 OLED Display Screen

ƒ Samba:

ƒ Operating: 0 to 40 ˚C (32 to 104 ˚F)

ƒ IEEE 802.3ab

ƒ Storage: -20 to 70 ˚C (-4 to 158 ˚F)
Drive Management

ƒ IEEE 802.3u

ƒ FTP Client:

ƒ Multiple Hard Drive Configurations:
Operating Humidity

-Unicode, Croatian, Cyrillic (Kyrgyz
RAID 0/1/5/5+spare/6, JBOD, Standard

ƒ 5% to 90% (Non-condensing)

Republic), Czech, Danish, Dutch,

ƒ SMART/Scandisk
English, Finnish, French, German,


Dimensions (L x W x H)
ƒ User/Folder Quota management
Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Korean,

Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese,

ƒ Item: 273 x 167 x 260 mm

Device Management
Romanian, Russian, Simplified
(10.7 x 6.6 x 10.2 inches)


ƒ IE7, Chrome, Firefox
Chinese, Slovenian, Spanish,

ƒ Packaging: 270 x 320 x 260 mm


ƒ Easy Search Utility
Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Turkish
(10.6 x 12.6 x 10.2 inches)


ƒ UPS Monitoring
Power Supply


ƒ E-Mail Alerts

ƒ Internal supply

ƒ Item: 5.97 kgs (13.13 lbs)

ƒ Jumbo Frames

ƒ Power Management

ƒ 200 W

ƒ Packaging: 7.47 kgs (16.4 lbs)


ƒ USB hard disk

ƒ 100 to 240 V AC (auto-switching) / 50

File Sharing
to 60 Hz

Supported Hard Drive Types

ƒ Max. User Accounts:

ƒ With PFC (power factor correction)

ƒ CE

ƒ SATA – Up to 3TB1
4096 (Samba) / 10000 (ADS)

ƒ D-Link Green

ƒ 3.5” Internal

ƒ Max. Groups:
Power Consumption
512 (Samba) / 10000 (ADS)

ƒ Normal mode: 55 W
Device Interfaces

ƒ Max. Shared Folders: 1000

ƒ Sleep mode: 25.2 W

ƒ Two 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet Ports

ƒ Two USB 2.0 Ports
1 May change as hard drive capacities increase
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Release 01 (August 2011)