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Ftp on a wireless

Discussion in 'Networking' started by Biffster, Oct 19, 2003.

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  1. Biffster

    Biffster Thread Starter

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    Is it possible to host ftp on a computer wich is connected to a wireless router.... The router has a fixed IP but the computer wich I want the ftp to be on only has adress like this one 192.168.1.100 that works only on the computers wich are connected to the router....
    How can I access the ftp from the internet (or is it imposible)
     
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

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    First off, the machine on your LAN with the private IP address has to stay at one address. Many routers allow you to lock a MAC address to a specific IP address. If yours doesn't have that option, I'd set it up with a static IP address.

    Next, install an FTP server on the machine, and open port 21 on the router to the FTP server machine's IP address.
     
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