Nov 03

Step 1: Go to and go to the support website for your DNS Storage Device. Download the add-on you wish to install.

Step 2: Log into D-Link DNS-321/343 web based configuration and click the Advanced tab then click Add-ons on the left. Click Browse under Application Pack and browse for the location of the Package file and click OK. Next click Apply to load the application to the unit.


Step 3: Start the application by clicking on the Start icon as shown below. You can stop the application in the same manner by clicking the Stop icon.


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Jan 27

If you would like to access your files that are on your USB thumb drive or external hard drive that is connected to your DIR-826L router, follow the steps below:


Step 1 – Enable Web File Access

Check the Enable Web File Access checkbox to enable. Then select if you want to use HTTP or HTTPS (secure) and enter the port(s) you want to use. The default for HTTP is 8181 and HTTPS is 4433.

Step 2 – Create a User Account

Under User Creation, enter a username and password, and then click Add/Edit.

Step 3 – Configure your Access Path

Under User List, click the Modify icon for the user you just created.Here you can browse to the folder on your USB storage device you want to assign the Access Path to.

Step 4 – Save Settings

If you want to add more users, repeat steps 3 and 4. Once you are finished, click the Save Settings button at the top to save your settings.

Note that under the HTTP Storage Link (at the bottom) will display the URL(s) you can use to connect. Also if you selected HTTPS, you must type in HTTPS:// instead of HTTP:// to get a secure connection.

For example, if you selected HTTPS and changed the port to 3200, and your WAN IP address is, then you would enter HTTPS:// to connect.

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May 27

Step 1: You can download the SharePort™ utility for your router at and navigate to the Application section of the page and download the latest SharePort™ utility.

Note: You must have the latest firmware for your router which adds the SharePort™ feature.

Step 2: The file you have downloaded is a zip file. You will need to extract the content in that file to a location you can navigate to, such as your Desktop. After extracting the file, navigate to the location you´ve extracted the file to, open the folder and double click on the Setup32 executable file to begin installation.


Step 3: An Install Wizard will start. Select your language and Click Next to continue.


Step 4: The wizard will then ask you to close any running programs. Click Next to begin.

Step 5: The wizard will then ask you where you would like to install the utility. Click Next to continue.

Step 6: Select a Start Menu Folder and click Next to continue.

Step 7: Click Start to begin installation.

Step 8: The wizard will continue to install the utility.

Step 9: Click Finish.

Step 10: The utility will detect if you have anything connected to the USB port of the router.


Step 11: Connect any external storage device to the USB port of the router. The SharePort™ utility will detect the storage device.

Step 12: Click Connect the USB device icon to connect to the drive or Disconnect the USB device to disconnect.

Step 13: You can open the SharePort™ utility by double-clicking the USB icon located in the system tray of the bottom right-hand corner where the time is.

You should now be able to view content in your storage device.

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