USB device requirements
The access point/router works with most USB-compliant external flash and hard drives.
For the most up-to-date list of USB devices that the access point/router supports, visit
Some USB external hard drives and flash drives require you to load the drivers onto the
computer before the computer can access the USB storage device. Such USB storage
devices do not work with the access point/router.
The access point/router supports the following file system types for full read/write access:
•NTFS with compression format enabled
Connect a USB storage device to the access
ReadySHARE lets you access and share a USB storage device that is connected to the
USB port on the access point/router. (If your USB storage device uses special drivers, it
is not compatible.)
To connect a USB storage device:
1. Insert your USB storage device into the USB port on the access point/router.
2. If your USB storage device uses a power supply, connect it.
You must use the power supply when you connect the USB storage device to the
When you connect the USB storage device to the USB port, it might take up to two
minutes before it is ready for sharing. By default, the USB storage device is available
to all computers and mobile on the access point/router network.
User Manual167Share a USB Storage Device
Attached to the Access
AC2000 802.11ac Wireless Access Point/Router WAC124