Re: [LinkStation_General] How to access LS from the Internet ?
- --- lifeisfuneh <lifeisfuneh@...> wrote:
> Is there way to access my LS configuration fromI'll try to help without getting too complicated.
> outside ?
> I access my router config page but how do I do that
> with LS ?
Take a look here for a list of common ports.
Now that your looking here, I'll make a statement.
http:// is the same as port 80
http://www.google.com is identical to
www.google.com:80 and http is the default service in a
Here lies the problem. You likely only have one IP
address and you can't have two web browsers at the
same address looking in from the outside.
Steps: Give LS a fixed IP address on your internal
network and lets say its 10.0.1.3. If using DHCP, you
can give devices a very long lease time so for all
intents and purposes it has a fixed IP address.
In your router you have the ability to port map.
So you map the public port (say 8000) to the private
IP address of 10.0.1.3 and the private port (80)
So, to access the http: service on a device with the
private IP address of 10.0.1.3 you type in a browser
<my public ip address>:8000 and your there. You
cannot do this from within your network.
This is an over simplification. Use public ports
above, I believe 1000.
It's not always that simple and straitforward. FTP is
PS: I'm lurking and thinking about buying a LS.
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