Accessing shared folders on a PC through a router.

Hi, we have a subnet on out network that does not have or need a VPN, it's basically to keep some small test servers off our network.  I have the router setup so it forwards DRP and HTTP traffic for one of the servers and this works fine.  How do I get it so I can access shared folders on the same PC?  I'm not sure which port to forward.
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ProtechCTConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You will need to create a static route on your router to the router of the other subnet.

for example to connect subnet 10.0.0.x to

On my network i have a cisco router it IP address is  It controlls the flow back and forth on subnet 10.0.10.x

On your primary network router create static route by

useing network IP
Route to /24 (subnet in example)
Gateway (in your case you input the ip address of the router contolling your subnet)

Hope this helps
TCP 139
SkykingOHConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Do you know the IP address of the machine you want to access?  Browsing services require more services to be exposed.

I assume you are populating an access list between the subnets?  How are the two subnets connected?

Basically allowing SMB protocol, UDP and TCP ports 135-139 and 445 should have you working.

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wannabecraigAuthor Commented:
HI, I'm just using NAT at the moment. It's a basic BB router so not sure what level =of config it can take. Cannot config my router as it's not worth if for what I'm trying to achieve.

The basic set-up up is that we have a router connected to out LAN and on the other side of that router are a few PCs. We just RDP to those PCs by a NAT rule on the router, I'd like to access files on the PC by using a NAT rule too.
you coud setup pptp between the pc's ?
wannabecraigAuthor Commented:
it's a bit complicated for what I'm looking for. It's really not a big deal, I just thought I'd be able to do it through NAT.
Yes, you can setup NAT on the ports I specified.

wannabecraigAuthor Commented:
This didn't work for me.
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