Dec 13

The ShareCenter supports storage quotas for both groups and individual users. Assigning a quota to a group or user will limit the amount of storage they are allocated. By default, users and groups do not have a quota.

Step 1: Log into the ShareCenter. The default username is admin (all lower case) and the default password is blank (nothing). Click on Config.

Step 2: Click on the Advanced tab at the top and then click on Quotas on the left-hand side.

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By default, all users and groups are displayed on the Quota Settings page. Users and groups are automatically listed on this page, and cannot be deleted. The default quota setting is Unlimited.

Step 3: Click the notepad icon of the user you want to add a quota to.

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Step 4: Set a quota amount (MB) for the user and click Apply.

The user, their amount of storage used, and their storage limit will noe be displayed under User Quota Settings.

Step 5: Click Start at the bottom of the page to start the service.

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Dec 13

Step 1: Log into the ShareCenter configuration web interface and click the Tools tab and select E-Mail Alerts on the left side.

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Step 2: Select either Account or Anonymous.

Note: Anonymous does not require a User Name or Password to be entered however you must check with your ISP or Email service if anonymous emailing is allowed.

Step 3: Enter the appropriate user name and password for your e-mail account.

Step 4: Enter the IP address or domain name of your outgoing mail server in the SMTP Server field. If you are unsure of this value, contact your e-mail provider.

Step 5: Enter the from e-mail address (e.g. alerts@dns323.com) in the Sender E-Mail field. This field does not require a valid e-mail address. However, if your e-mail client is filtering spam, make sure you allow this address to be received.

Step 6: Enter the e-mail address you want to send the alerts to in the Reciever E-Mail field . This address must correspond with the SMTP server configured above.

Step 7: Test the E-Mail Alert by clicking the Test E-Mail button and confirm your settings are correct.

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Step 8: Select your E-Mail Alert Types you want to be sent to you and click Save Settings at the top of the menu.

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Note: If E-mails notification fail to send please verify the unit has the proper DNS settings in the LAN configuration.

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Nov 30

**WARNING** Read Before Upgrading Firmware.

New firmware for the DNS-323 often affects the way hard drives are formatted and the way files are handled.

To avoid potential complications and loss of files, please back up all files to another location before upgrading firmware.

After the upgrade, re-format your hard drives if upgrading from Shipping firmware 1.00 or 1.01 and if hard drives are formatted in EXT3.

Once the hard drives have been re-formatted, it will be safe to move your files back onto the DNS.

Step 1: Download the latest firmware from http://www.dlink.com.

Step 2: Once you’ve downloaded the firmware, open a web browser and log into your D-Link DNS-323.

Step 3: Enter your username (admin) and your password. Click Configuration to enter the web configuration for the device.

Step 4: Click on the Tools tab and then the Firmware button on the left side. Click on the Browse button and browse to the .bin (or .dlf) file you downloaded in Step 1. Highlight the file by clicking on it once and click Open.

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Step 5: Click Apply. It may take a up to 30 seconds for the upgrade to complete. Click on the Continue button. The firmware is now upgraded.

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Nov 30

The Easy Search Utility makes it simple to map drives to your computer. To get started, insert the DNS-321/323/343 CD into your CD-ROM and launch the Easy Search Utility.

Step 1: Select an available DNS-321/323/343.

Note: Available volumes will be displayed under Drive Mapping. Highlight the drive you want to map.

Step 2: Select an available drive letter from the drop-down menu and click Connect.

Once connected, your mapped drives(s) will appear in My Computer as network drives.

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Nov 17

Step 1: From the login page of your NAS, Select Applications

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Step 2: Choose Login Method

Select the appropriate login method to access the files for download. If the site requires login credentials, select Account and enter a valid username and password.

Step 3: Select File or Folder, depending on what you want to download or backup.

Step 4: Enter the URL of the site or server you are initiating a transfer from.

Example:

ftp://123.456.789/Test
ftp://123.456.789/test.txt
http://www.test.com/test.txt
//192.168.0.122/movies

Step 5: Click Test to test the URL is valid and the user name and password are correct.

Note: When backing up from a local computer. file sharing needs to be setup to allow the NAS access to your files.

Step 6: Click Local to set the source file or folder from one of the internal drive volumes. Browse to the file or folder, and click Ok to accept the network path.

Step 7: In the Save To field enter a valid destination drive on the NAS, or click Browse and browse to the destination.

Step 8: Enter the date and time you want the scheduled backup or download to occur.

Step 9: Designate the interval and time you want the backup or download to run unattended.

Step 10: By default all local backups and file/folder downloads are in Overwrite mode, meaning that identical files in the destination folder will be overwritten by the source files. Checking Incremental Backup will have the NAS compare identical file names at the source and destination. Files will only be overwritten if the source file is more recent.

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