FTP Problem

  fitshase 21:36 03 Aug 06
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I did post this in the helproom but I think that this is the correct forum so here goes....

OK, I am using a Buffalo Linkstation network HDD which has a built in FTP server.

I have set the FTP server up and can access it from a local address. However, I cannot access it from another computer on the internet (i.e., outside of my LAN).

I have set my router up to forward traffic on ftp port 20 and 21 to address 192.168.0.253 (which is the Linkstation on my LAN). If I connect from outside, my Netgear router (DG834G) logs the connection attempt as "FTP Rule Match". However, all I get is a box saying, "Windows cannot access this folder. Make sure you typed the file name correctly and that you have permission to access the folder."

I have had this working in the past and I don't know what to do!

I'm trying to connect from different Windows XP machines over the internet.

Any ideas anyone?

Cheers

Fitshase

  ade.h 22:07 03 Aug 06

Is your client firewall set up to permit this FTP traffic?

  fitshase 23:07 03 Aug 06

The only firewall I have is in the router and this is set to allow the traffic and to send the traffic to the Linkstation.

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