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System Requirements / Package Contents
Package Contents
• D-Link DNS-346 4-Bay ShareCenter Pro
• CD-ROM with Manual and Software
• Quick Installation Guide
• Power Adapter (19V 4.74A)
• Power Cable Clip
• CAT5 Ethernet Cable
If any of the above items are missing, please contact your reseller.
System Requirements
• Computer with: 1GHz processor / 512MB RAM / 200MB
available space / CD-ROM drive
• Internet Explorer version 6.0 or Mozilla Firefox 1.0 and
• Windows® XP (with Service Pack 2) or Vista®
Note: The DNS-346 requires installation of a hard drive before it
can be used. The hard disk must be a 3.5” SATA Hard Drive of any
D-Link DNS-346 Quick Install Guide

Hardware Overview
Hardware Overview
Front View
Power Button
Next Button
Power Button:
Use this button to switch the device on or off. To switch on the device
press the button once. To switch off the device hold the button down
for 5 seconds.
This screen displays System Information, HD Status, and Server
Next Button:
Use this button to display the System Information (system state), HD
Status (hard drive state) and Server Status (server status state) on
the OLED. Press the button once to alternate between the different
Status screens.
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Hardware Overview
Rear View
Drive Eject Levers
Cooling Fan
Reset Button
Ethernet Port
Drive Eject Levers
Cooling Fan
USB Port
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Using the OLED
The DNS-346 features an OLED that enables the administrator
to easily view information about the DNS-346. The OLED screen
constantly displays information about the network connection status
and the number of hard drives installed and the bay ID’s they are
installed in. The OLED has four different screens:
System Information - This screen shows the following

The hostname of the DNS-346

The firmware version

The IP address of the DNS-346

The operating temperature
Hard Drive Status - This screen shows the following

The percentage of space used on the hard drives.
Server Status - This screen shows the following

Whether a printer is connected to the server

The status of the UPNP server

The status of the iTunes server

The status of the FTP Server
iSCSI Status - These screens shows the fol owing

When an iSCSI initiator connects to the DNS-346,
these screens will display the IP addresses of the
iSCSI initiators.
Press the Next button once to alternate between the different Status
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Hardware Installation
Hardware Installation
1. Access the drive bays by sliding
the faceplate up until it unlatches
from the device.
2. Once the faceplate is unlatched,
pull it off of the device, exposing
the drive bays.
3. Insert a 3.5” SATA hard drive
into each available drive bay.
Make sure to align the drive
connectors to the endpoints in
the DNS-346. Gently push the
drive in until it connects.
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Hardware Installation
4. Attach the faceplate to the front
of the device.
5. Connect an Ethernet cable into
the available Ethernet port.
This cable should connect the
DNS-346 to your local network
or directly to a computer for
6. Finally, connect the supplied
power adapter to the power
receptacle on the back of the
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Easy Search Utility
Easy Search Utility
When first powered on, during the initial boot sequence, the
DNS-346 will wait to be assigned an IP address via DHCP. If it does
not receive a DHCP assigned IP address, by default it will boot up
with a self-assigned IP address of
The Easy Search Utility provided on the DNS-346 CD-ROM makes
it simple to find any DNS-346 devices on your network, and it is
recommended to use the Easy Search Utility when accessing and
configuring the DNS-346 for the first time. Each DNS-346 will have
a unique name of dlink-xxxxxx where ‘xxxxxx’ is the last six digits of
its MAC address.
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Insert the provided CD to begin the configuration of your unit. For
advanced setup and settings, please refer to the user manual for
more information.
From the DNS-346 CD,
select Easy Search Utility.
Highlight an available
DNS-346 and click
Configuration to access
the web-based utility.
At the login screen, type
admin for the user name
and leave the password field
blank. Click Configuration.
Click Run Wizard.
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When running the DNS-346
setup wizard, the welcome
screen details the five steps
of the wizard. Click Next to
It is recommended you set
an admin password here.
Enter the new password and
re-enter it for confirmation.
Click Next to continue.
Set the appropriate time zone
and click Next to continue.
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Configure the IP settings for
your device. If you are using a
DHCP server such as a router
on your network, the DNS-346
will automatically obtain the IP
If you prefer to assign a Static
IP address, select this option
and type the IP settings for the
Click Next to continue.
The fol owing screen al ows
you to choose your network
If your nework is configured
as a workgroup, click the
Workgroup radio button.
Enter the Workgroup,
Name and Description for
your DNS-346, or leave the
default values.
Click Next to continue.
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If your DNS-346 wil be connected
to an Active Directory network,
click the Active Directory radio
Enter the fol owing information
about your Active Directory:
• Username
• Password
• DNS1
• DNS2
• Host Name
• Realm Name
• Domain Controller Name
Click Next to continue.
When the wizard completes,
click Back to go back and make
changes or click Complete to
save the current settings.
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The DNS-346 will restart.
When the login prompt
appears, login using the new
administrator password.
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Mapping a Drive
The Easy Search Utility makes it simple to map drives to your
computer. To get started, insert the DNS-346 CD into your CD-ROM
and launch the Easy Search Utility.
Select an available
Available volumes wil
be displayed under Drive
Mapping. Highlight the
drive you want to map.
Select an available drive letter
from the drop-down menu and
click Connect.
Once connected, your mapped drive(s) will appear in My Computer
as network drives.
For detailed information on volume management, please refer to the
Configuration section in the user manual.
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Technical Support
Technical Support
D-Link’s website contains the latest user documentation and
software updates for D-Link products.
U.S. and Canadian customers can contact D-Link Technical
Support through our website or by phone.
United States
(877) 453-5465
World Wide Web
(800) 361-5265
World Wide Web
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