Netgear ReadyNAS 2120

By bj00uk
Dec 21, 2010
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  1. Hi, could anyone please help me set up my Netgear ReadyNAS 2120.
    I could not get RAIDar to find it so I connected to my ReadyNAS via browser

    and set it up but haven't managed to setup ftp or http access so I can access it from anywhere connected to the internet. Also because RAIDar could not seem to find the ReadyNAS I have no idea how to upload items to it?

    The only access I have to it is

  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,166   +986

    is this the RAIDar you speak of?
    The layout looks like
             +---- other systems
    First, you should be ableto access the ReadyNAS from any systems on your router.
    This would then allow various root directories to be created and have permissions set.
    Once you can access and control the ReadyNAS from local systems,
    allowing Internet access to it is done by using Port Forwarding of ports 20+21 to the address. This is a big time privacy & security exposure and only leaves the login user & password as protection. Certainly you would not use the admin/password and need to setup other users.
  3. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,166   +986

  4. bj00uk

    bj00uk TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 79

    Thanks for the help

    Yes, that is the RAIDar I speak of.

    They both should say could not,

    The layout is
                     | ReadyNAS (connected to a Ethernet port)
                     +---- other systems 
    I am using Windows 7.
    I can access the ReadyNAS on any system on the network via in a browser but not any other way, when I go to network and click on the ReadyNAS is goes to control panel

    I already have created other users and they can access it but the interface is same as the interface where I can not add/upload or rearrange files?

    I need a way to add it my PC/Laptop so I can access it like I would a normal hard drive, I have tried "Map a Network Drive" but it does not seem to be able to connect to it.

    I will look further in to Remote Access link

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