Feb 24

After you have completed the D-Link DHP-301 Utility installation wizard, double-click the D-Link DHP-301 PLC Utility icon on your desktop to start the configuration of the DHP-301.


This tutorial also applies to DHP-300 and DHP-303.

The utility provides you with the option of setting your own unique Network ID and the ability to prioritize traffic passing through the network.


Configure the PLC connected nodes first (the remote DHP-301 which is not connected to the PC), and configure the ETH connected.

node last (the local DHP-301 connected to the PC).
Note: If you configure the ETH node first and change the Net ID or Encryption Key, you will not have access to the PLC nodes.

This screen shows the current configuration of the DHP-301. You can modify any of the parameters and click Next to save your configuration.

• Net ID: Powerline network name (case sensitive).

Default is D-Link DHP-301

• Encryption Key: Powerline network password (alphanumeric).
Default is DHP-301

• Password: Configuration Assistant password (alphanumeric).
Default is admin

• Alias: Device name (case sensitive).
Default is Device 1, Device 2, etc…

Note: Net ID and Encryption Key can be changed to prevent unauthorized access to your powerline network. Make sure the Net ID and Encryption Key of the devices within your powerline network are the same to enable data transmission.

If you are finished configuring this node you need to configure the rest of the PLC nodes before you configure the ETH node.
Click the Next button to continue. Once you have configured all nodes, click Finish to exit the utility.

If you forgot your configuration password, please click cancel and proceed to next step.


To reset your configuration password, please click Reset to restore the password to factory default value.


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