It is assumed that the user has a machine for management connected to the LAN to D-Linkthe router. The LAN connection may be through the wired Ethernet ports available on the router, or once the initial setup is complete, the DSR may also be managed through its wireless interface as it is bridged with the LAN. Access the router‘s graphical user interface (GUI) for management by using any web browser, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox:
Default login credentials for the management GUI:
Note:If the router‘s LAN IP address was changed, use that IP address in the navigation bar of the browser to access the router ‘s management UI.
By default, the router functions as a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server to the hosts on the WLAN or LAN network. With DHCP, PCs and other LAN devices can be assigned IP addresses as well as addresses for DNS servers, Windows Internet Name Service (WINS) servers, and the default gateway. With the DHCP server enabled the router‘s IP address serves as the gatewa y address for LAN and WLAN clients. The PCs in the LAN are assigned IP addresses from a pool of addresses specified in this procedure. Each pool address is tested before it is assigned to avoid duplicate addresses on the LAN.
For most applications the default DHCP and TCP/IP settings are satisfactor y. If you want another PC on your network to be the DHCP server or if you are manually configuring the network settings of all of your PCs, set the DHCP mode to ‗none‘ .DHCP relay can be used to forward DHCP lease information from another LAN devi ce that is the network‘s DHCP server; this is particularly us eful for wireless clients.
Instead of using a DNS server, you can use a Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS) server. A WINS server is the equivalent of a DNS server but uses the NetBIOS protocol to resolve hostnames. The router includes the WINS server IP
address in the DHCP configuration when acknowledging a DHCP request from a DHCP client.
You can also enable DNS proxy for the LAN. When this is enabled the router then as a proxy for all DNS requests and communicates wit h the ISP‘s DNS servers. When disabled all DHCP clients receive the DNS IP addresses of the ISP.
To configure LAN Connectivity, please follow the steps below:
1. In the LAN Setup page, enter the following information for your router:
IP address (factor y default: 192.168.10.1).
If you change the IP address and click Save Settings, the GUI will not respond. Open a new connection to the new IP address and log in again. Be sure the LAN host (the machine used to manage the router) has obtained IP address from newly assigned pool (or has a static IP address in the router‘s LAN subnet) before accessing the router via changed IP address.
• Subnet mask (factor y default: 255.255.255.0).
2. In the DHCP section, select the DHCP mode:
• None: the router‘s DHCP server is disabled for the LAN
• DHCP Server. With this option the router assigns an IP address within the specified range plus additional specified information to any LAN device that requests DHCP served addresses.
• DHCP Relay: With this option enabled, DHCP clients on the LAN can receive IP address leases and corresponding information from a DHCP server on a different subnet. Specify the Relay Gateway, and when LAN clients make a DHCP request it will be passed along to the server accessible via the Relay Gateway IP address.
• If DHCP is being enabled, enter the following DHCP server parameters:
• Starting and Ending IP Addresses: Enter the first and last continuous addresses in the IP address pool. Any new DHCP client joining the LAN is assigned an IP address in this range. The default starting address is 192.168.10.2. The default ending address is 192.168.10.100. These addresses should be in the same IP address subnet as the router‘s LAN IP
address. You may wish to save part of the subnet range for devices with statically assigned IP addresses in the LAN.
• Primary and Secondary DNS servers: If configured domain name system (DNS) servers are available on the LAN enter their IP addresses here.
• WINS Server (optional): Enter the IP address for the WINS server or, if present in your network, the Windows NetBios server.
• Lease Time: Enter the time, in hours, for which IP addresses are leased to clients.
• Enable DNS Proxy: To enable the router to act as a proxy for all DNS requests and communicate with the ISP‘s DNS servers, click the checkbox.
3. Click Save Settings to apply all changes.