Access Draytek G2240 switch

Hi I am trying to basically add a NAS drive to the network at a site.

They have a managed switch - Draytek Vigor G2240 and I am being told there is only access via the Draytek Vigor 3900 router that they have.  

Having not really delved too much in to the managed switch with draytek I am a bit stuck.

I have given my nas box an ip address and then plugged in to port 10 of the managed switch.

I thought it was very simple to give this access but I can't find out how to do it.

Please advise?

Thanks Chris
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Access from where? What is it you are trying to do exactly?

A Vigor G2240 is a simple L2 managed switch...unless they've vlans setup and you are connected to a port in a seperate vlan to the main production vlan I can't see why it wouldn't work...

Is it a simple 1 subnet network? I.e. 192.168.x.x/24?
Can you not ping the device after setting a static ip on it?
Does it not pick up an IP when set to DHCP?
choy1977Author Commented:
Hi They have 3 vlans set up for some reason.

it looks like it should be ok but i definitely cannot access  that ip address at all just times out.


I have directly connected the nas to the draytek managed switch should I connect it via one of the other switches say VLAN 1?


choy1977Author Commented:
Hi I am trying to access it locally from another computer so that I can set some backup stuff for this customer...
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choy1977Author Commented:

found the IP address in port redirection:

Profile is switch
wan profile is wan1
use ip add : all
Private ip is
protocol is tcp
port redirect is one to one
public port is 8081
private port is 80.

aany ideas on how I can get this off the port redirect to access it directly?
choy1977Author Commented:
Is anybody available to comment?
Plug it into the standard switch that's on vlan 1 and your laptop into the same switch...then you'll get access

Going through multiple switches(and what looks like a firewall rule) just gets in the way...

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What is that ip port redirect? Surely that's on the router?

If you're on the same lan as the device you shouldn't be going through a router...or maybe you are in a seperate vlan in which case get on the standard vlan1 to eliminate these issues...
choy1977Author Commented:
thanks had been plugged in to the wrong switch
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