Technical Training: DIR-615 Wireless N Router DIR-615
Agenda • Setting up of DIR-615 • Internet Setup • Wireless Setup • Remote Management • Port Forwarding/DMZ • Dynamic DNS • MAC Filtering/Parental Control Note: All configurations based on latest firmware version available on www.dlink.com.sg
Product Overview DIR-615
Product Overview • Share your broadband Internet connection with multiple computers in your house by simply connecting the DIR-615 Wireless N Router to your cable or DSL modem. Once connected, you can create your own personal wireless home network and share documents, music, and photos.
Product Overview • 4 x LAN ports + 1 WAN port (10/100 Mbps) • 2 x 2dBi Omni-directional detachable antennas • 2.4GHz wireless b/g/n channels • WEP 64/128bit • WPA/WPA2 – Personal (PSK)/Enterprise (RADIUS) • WPS support • Firewall/NAT/DMZ • Virtual Server/Port Forwarding • Network/Website filtering (Parental Control) • WAN management • DDNS
Setting up of DIR-615 Internet Setup
Setting up of DIR-615 • Please ensure that the cable modem is powered off. • Connect the Ethernet cable from the WAN port of DIR-615 to the cable modem • Then connect another Ethernet cable from your PC to any of the LAN ports on the DIR-615
Setting up of DIR-615 • Next, power on the cable modem first followed by the router. • Open a web browser and enter http://192.168.0.1 into the URL field. • Login using “Admin” as the username and leave the password field blank.
Setting up of DIR-615 • Once login, go to “Status” tab, “Device Info” sub-tab, and check that the router has received a valid WAN IP address. • Try opening any website to check if there is any problem.
Setting up of DIR-615 Wireless Setup
Setting up of DIR-615 • Go to “Setup” tab, “Wireless Settings” sub-tab • Click on “Manual Wireless Network Setup”
Setting up of DIR-615 • Check the box “Enable Wireless” to enable the router’s wireless capability. • Set the Wireless Network Name to a name of customer’s choice. • Note: • Set “802.11 Mode” to Mixed b/g/n for better compatibility. • Enable “Auto Channel Scan” unless encounter wireless interference. • Set “Channel Width” to enjoy 300Mbps wireless speed.
Setting up of DIR-615 • Set “Security Mode” to WPA-Personal • Set “WPA Mode” and “Cipher Type” to Mixed mode for better compatibility • “Pre-Shared Key” to be entered by choice of customer. • Note: • Switch to WEP mode if there is compatibility issue with existing b/g client. (Wireless speed will drop to 54Mbps) • Using TKIP as Cipher type will also cause wireless speed to be 54Mbps.
Setting up of DIR-615 • Click on “Save Settings” to apply the settings. • Go to “Status” tab and check that the wireless settings are correct. • Wireless link will drop to B/G speed (11Mbps/54Mbps) if legacy wireless B/G adapters are used.
Setting up of DIR-615 Remote Management
Setting up of DIR-615 • Go to “Advanced” tab, “Advanced Network” • Make sure that the box “Enable UPnP” is checked. • Check the box for “Enable WAN Ping Response” • Click “Save Settings”, reboot later.
Setting up of DIR-615 • Go to “Tools” tab, “Admin” sub-tab. • Define a new password of the customer’s choice to login to the router. • Check the box “Enable Remote Management” • Click “Save Settings” • To access remotely: • http://public_IP:8080
Setting up of DIR-615 Port Forwarding/DMZ
Setting up of DIR-615 • Go to “Advanced” tab, “Virtual Server” sub-tab. • Add a rule to open a single port on the firewall to allow local servers to be accessible from the Internet. • Note: • Port Forwarding – Open multiple ports or range of ports and redirect data to a single host on the network.
Setting up of DIR-615 • Go to “Advanced” tab, “Firewall Settings”. • Check the box for “Enable DMZ”. • Enter the IP address of the host to be used for DMZ. • CAUTION: • Putting a host into DMZ makes it vulnerable to threats from the Internet. • Use this feature only for testing purposes or last resort.
Setting up of DIR-615 Dynamic DNS
Setting up of DIR-615 • Go to http://www.dlinkddns.com and subscribe for a free DDNS service account. • Go to “Tools” tab, “Dynamic DNS” sub-tab. • Check the box “Enable Dynamic DNS” and enter DDNS account details. • Save settings and wait for Status to be Connected.
Setting up of DIR-615 • Once DDNS is connected, user can now access the router’s remote management via:http://ddns_hostname:8080 • Likewise for device configured in Virtual Server/Port Forwarding • DCS-5220 remote management: http://ddns_hostname:8888 • DNS-320 FTP Server: ftp://ddns_hostname
Setting up of DIR-615 MAC Filtering/Parental Control
Setting up of DIR-615 • Go to “Advanced” tab, “Access Control sub-tab” • Check the box “Enable Access Control” • Click “Add Policy”
Setting up of DIR-615 • Define a name for the policy. • Select a schedule for the policy to take effect.
Setting up of DIR-615 • Select “Address Type” by MAC • Enter the MAC address to apply the filter on. • It should be in the format xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx • Click “OK” to add the MAC to the filtering list.
Setting up of DIR-615 • Select “Block All Access” to deny the selected hosts of all service from the router. • Select “Block Some Access” to deny the selected hosts of access to certain websites as defined in the Website Filter list.
Setting up of DIR-615 • Select “Enable” for “Web Access Logging” to record the websites that the selected hosts are accessing into the router’s log • Click “Save” for the changes to take effect.
Setting up of DIR-615 • Go to “Advanced” tab, “Website Filter” sub-tab. • Select “DENY computers access to ONLY these sites” • Add in keywords to filter • Example: “google” – this will block Google and all its sub domains. (google.com.sg, google.co.th)
Setting up of DIR-615 • Once all configurations are done on DIR-615, remember to reboot the router for the settings to take effect. • Go to “Tools” tab, “System” sub-tab. • Click “Reboot the Device”.