Solved

Connect to network

Posted on 2006-11-21
5
191 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-18
Hi I have trouble accessing a shared disk on a network.
The setup looks like this.
I have a XP-server that is connected to a dlink-router that is connected to the internet.
I've shared a disk on that server with the  name E

I wan't to connect to that folder from an external computer. I'v tried to connect with "//xxx.xxx.xxx.xx/E" where xxx..xxx.xxx is the ip of the router but it dosn't work. I've tried port-forwarding from the router to the server with TCP 80 but it still dosn't work. Any help is highly appreciated.
0
Comment
Question by:ski3r
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:Jay_Jay70
ID: 17991278
this is a terrible idea. You may as well throw any firewalls you have in the bin.
0
 

Author Comment

by:ski3r
ID: 17993707
ok, so how should I do it?
0
 

Author Comment

by:ski3r
ID: 17993887
this is how it looks like now:

Internet ------->|wireless router| -------> Laptop connected wireless
                                 |
                                  ----> Server connected by cable
0
 
LVL 48

Expert Comment

by:Jay_Jay70
ID: 18000231
what i would do, is enable remote desktop on the server, that way you can access it remotely with very limited port openings
0
 
LVL 13

Accepted Solution

by:
drypz earned 500 total points
ID: 18000925
Use backslash instead of a forward slash...^^

Try to check also if they have the same subnet.
0

Featured Post

Network it in WD Red

There's an industry-leading WD Red drive for every compatible NAS system to help fulfill your data storage needs. With drives up to 8TB, WD Red offers a wide array of solutions for customers looking to build the biggest, best-performing NAS storage solution.  

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Nslookup is a command line driven utility supplied as part of most Windows operating systems that can reveal information related to domain names and the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses associated with them. In simple terms, it is a tool that can …
Are you one of those front-line IT Service Desk staff fielding calls, replying to emails, all-the-while working to resolve end-user technological nightmares? I am! That's why I have put together this brief overview of tools and techniques I use in o…
This tutorial gives a high-level tour of the interface of Marketo (a marketing automation tool to help businesses track and engage prospective customers and drive them to purchase). You will see the main areas including Marketing Activities, Design …
This is used to tweak the memory usage for your computer, it is used for servers more so than workstations but just be careful editing registry settings as it may cause irreversible results. I hold no responsibility for anything you do to the regist…

911 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

21 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now