5086Re: [LinkStation_General] Re: Problems accessing LS outside LAN
- Apr 18, 2006Jeff wrote:
> I still cannot FTP from the Internet from an outside location. When ICould your ISP possibly be blocking incoming FTP traffic?
> enter in my username/password combo with the WAN IP that the newtwork
> with the LinkStation is on (i.e. ftp://username:firstname.lastname@example.org)
> it times out every time.
> I set up my Linkstation to have a static IP address of 192.168.x.y and
> a Gateway of 192.168.x.1 (which is the same as the IP address of my
> router). I can access the Linkstation locally either through the
> Workgroup, as a Network Drive, and by FTP using the local LAN IP
> 192.168.x.y. I configured my D-Link router to allow ports 20, 21, and
> 1025-1027 for FTP access and set up the Virtual FTP Server to point to
> the IP address of my LinkStation 192.168.x.y, but I still can't access
> it from the internet - using passive or active modes of any FTP
> program or web browser...
> Neither Buffalo nor D-Link has been helpful at all. Any other
> thoughts out there? I'm still tinkering around with it to see if I
> can discover something I overlooked.
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