Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

FTP Server


  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1 punkstuart

punkstuart

  • Members
  • 18 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:08:14 PM

Posted 23 September 2004 - 03:15 PM

Hi,
I wanted to set up a FTP server on my computer problem is I have a DSL router. The router gets an IP from the ISP; then from the router, it gives each computer behind the router a different IP address. So on a Remote computer how would I access my FTP server If I can't reach the IP of my computer running the FTP server? Thanks in advance -Stuart

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


m

#2 tg1911

tg1911

    Lord Spam Magnet


  • Members
  • 19,274 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:SW Louisiana
  • Local time:07:14 PM

Posted 23 September 2004 - 03:29 PM

You might be able to find some info here:

Google search
Vivisimo search
MOBO: GIGABYTE GA-MA790X-UD4P, CPU: Phenom II X4 955 Deneb BE, HS/F: CoolerMaster V8, RAM: 2 x 1G Kingston HyperX DDR2 800, VGA: ECS GeForce Black GTX 560, PSU: Antec TruePower Modular 750W, Soundcard: Asus Xonar D1, Case: CoolerMaster COSMOS 1000, Storage: Internal - 2 x Seagate 250GB SATA, 2 x WD 1TB SATA; External - Seagate 500GB USB, WD 640GB eSATA, 3 x WD 1TB eSATA

Become a BleepingComputer fan: Facebook

#3 TedOb1

TedOb1

  • Members
  • 31 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Local time:09:14 PM

Posted 28 September 2004 - 04:50 PM

first you need to configure the router to direct requests to port 21 from the internet to the internal address of the machine running the ftp server. this can usually be done by pointing your web browser to the router (gateway ip address usually something like 192.168.100.1) you'll need to consult the routers documentation for exact details and the default password, some use no user name with 'admin' as the password others use 'password' as the password.

once you get to the routers administration page the service can be 'mapped' under 'advanced' setting, under 'mapping', or sometimes under 'applications'. some even have a preset for ftp and all you need to do is check 'allow' and enter the addy of the computer running the service the click 'apply settings'. once again check you documentation for the router your using




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users