To access a USB device with FTP from a remote computer to download or upload a file:
1. Take one of the following actions:
•To download a file from a storage device connected to the modem router, launch a web browser.
•To upload a file to a storage device connected to the modem router, launch an FTP client such as
2. Type ftp:// and the Internet port IP address in the address field of the browser.
For example, if your IP address is 10.1.65.4, type ftp://10.1.65.4.
If you are using Dynamic DNS, type the DNS name.
For example, type ftp://MyName.mynetgear.com.
3. When prompted, log in:
•To log in as admin, in the user name field, enter admin and in the password field, enter the same
password that you use to log in to the modem router.
•To log in as guest, in the user name field, enter guest.
The guest user name does not need a password.
The files and folders that your account can access on the USB device display. For example, you might
4. Navigate to a location on the USB device.
5. Download or upload the file.
Manage Dynamic DNS and Access Storage Devices Through the Internet
Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi VDSL/ADSL Modem Router Model D7000v2