Nov 20

D-Link DNS-320 LAN Setup

The LAN Settings allows you to enable LLTD and to configure the Link Speed and the IP address as a DHCP client or Static IP.

IP Settings

DHCP Client:Selecting DHCP Client will cause the DNS-320 to obtain an IP address from the local DHCP server.

Static IP: Selecting Static IP requires you to assign the IP information for the DNS-320 manually.

IP Address: Enter an IP address for your device. The IP address of each device on the local area network must be within the same IP address range and subnet mask.

Subnet Mask: Enter the Subnet Mask. The default subnet mask is

Gateway IP Address:Enter the Gateway IP Address for the device. The Gateway IP Address is almost always the LAN address of your router. Most D-Link routers have a default LAN IP address of

DNS1/ DNS2: Specify the first and second DNS Addresses for the device. The first DNS address is usually the LAN address of your router. A DNS Address will allow the device to resolve names into IP addresses. Click Save Settings when finished.

Link Speed and LLTD Settings

Speed: Displays the current Ethernet bit rate in Megabits per second.

Link Speed: Select either Auto (Auto-Negotiate), 100 Mbps, or 1000 Mbps by clicking the appropriate radio button.
Then click the Save Settings button to save the new settings.

LLTD: The device supports LLTD (Link Layer Topology Discovery) and is used by the Network Map application that is included in Windows Vista® and Windows® 7. Select to enable or disable LLTD.

D-Link DNS-320 Dynamic DNS

The DDNS feature allows the user to host a server (Web, FTP, Game Server, etc…) using a domain name that you have purchased.( with your dynamically assigned IP address. Most broadband Internet Service Providers assign dynamic (changing)IP addresses. Using a DDNS service provider, your friends can enter your domain name to connect to your server regardless of your IP address.

DDNS Settings

DDNS: Select Enable or Disable.
Server Address: Select a DDNS Server from the combo box on the right hand-side, or type in the server address manually.
Host Name: Enter your DDNS host name.
Username or Key: Enter your DDNS username or key.
Password or Key: Enter your DDNS password or key.
Verify Password or Key: Re-enter your password or key.
Status: Displays your DDNS status.

When the user clicks on the “Sign up for D-Link’s Free DDNS service at” link, the user will be re-directed to the D-Link DDNS page.

Here the user can create or modify a D-Link DDNS account to use in this configuration.

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