Access Storage Devices Through the Internet
N600 and AC750 WiFi DSL Modem Routers
Access Storage Devices Through the Internet with FTP
If you attached a storage device to the modem router, before you can access the storage
device through the Internet with FTP, you must first set it up (see Set Up FTP Access
Through the Internet on page 127).
To access a USB device with FTP from a remote computer to download or upload a
1. Take one of the following actions:
•To download a file from a storage device connected to the modem router, launch a
•To upload a file to a storage device connected to the modem router, launch an FTP
client such as Filezilla.
2. Type ftp:// and the Internet port IP address in the address field of the browser.
For example, 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. To restrict access to the USB
device, you can specify that only the admin user can access it. See Control Access to
a Storage Device on page 108.
The files and folders that your account can access on the USB device display. For
example, you might see share/partition1/directory1.
4. Navigate to a location on the USB device.
5. Download or upload the file.