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This is what i want to do, No idea how to do it though :D

Discussion in 'Networks & Internet Connectivity' started by Colbaker, 14 Apr 2010.

  1. Colbaker

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 8 Dec 2004

    Posts: 1,967

    Location: Paignton, Devon

    Hi all, Ill explain what i want to do...

    I have a Zyxel NSA-220 NAS drive attached to my router with the ability to setup an FTP server on it, I want to be able to access this over the internet and have the ability to upload/download files from it, Now i believe i have setup the FTP on the NAS drive and i can access the files over the local network but cannot do it over the internet, Is there a third party online app that i can use instead of having an FTP client installed on the computer i am using?
     
  2. howler

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 5 Oct 2004

    Posts: 1,647

    you need to confugre your router (if you have one) to forward FTP traffic to you NAS device
     
  3. bledd

    Don

    Joined: 21 Oct 2002

    Posts: 46,801

    Location: Parts Unknown

    Then find out your external IP, by visiting..

    http://whatismyip.org/

    It will show up in the top left.


    You should on any other pc be able to type in..

    Once you've done that, email me through trust if you want someone to test it