7. To specify a name for the workgroup that the USB storage device is a member of,
in the Workgroup field, enter a name.
By default, the name is Workgroup. The name works only in an operating system
that supports NetBIOS, such as Microsoft Windows. If you are using a Windows
workgroup rather than a domain, the workgroup name is displayed here.
8. Enable or disable access methods by selecting or clearing the corresponding check
boxes and specifying access to the USB storage device as described in the following
Enabled by default. You can type smb:\\readyshare to access the USB storage device
within the access point/router network. If you change the name in the Network/Device
Name field from readyshare to another name, the link changes accordingly. You can
enable password protection by selecting the Admin Password Protection check box.
Enabled by default. You can type http://readyshare.routerlogin.net/shares to access
the USB storage device within the access point/router network and download or upload
files. In this URL, readyshare is the name that is specified in the Network/Device Name
field. If you change the name in the Network/Device Name field from readyshare to
another name, the link changes accordingly.
You can also click the link that is shown in the Link column. The fixed port is number is
80. You can enable password protection by selecting the Admin Password Protection
Disabled by default. If you enable this feature, remote users can type https://<public
IP address>/shares to access the USB storage device over the Internet. <public IP
address> is the external or public IP address that is assigned to the access point/router
(for example, 188.8.131.52).
This feature supports file uploading only. The default port is number 443, which you
can change. Password protection is enabled by default.
HTTPS (via internet)
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