Accessing QNAP from outside my network

I have a QNAP nas at home which runs on http://x.x.x.x:8080.

but I cant access 8080 as port is blocked at work.

I tried port redirection so 80 points to 8080 but that gets me as far as the QNAP main page and wont go any further.

Whats the best way around this?
Ikky786Asked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

x
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

moorenetworkCommented:
does the front page lead to a redirection page to log in with a url that starts with https:// (emphasis on the "s")
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Ikky786Author Commented:
ok I know what your getting at. thanks.

I tried this yesterday but it did not work, today it works.

Basically (partially based on what your saying) when I put in http://x.x.x.x in my browser

(and because I have port redirection on my router from 80 to 8080) the login page comes up fine.

But then when I clicked on the admin page it would redirect to:

http://x.x.x.x:8080 blah blah

so I just change it to http://x.x.x.x:80 blah blah

thanks. you pointed me in the right direction (funny that I tried this yesterday and it did not work. never mind.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Storage

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.