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January 16, 2013, 09:19 PM
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: North East Alberta
My System Specs
I've been trying to get into this DDNS thing too. Apparently my ASUS Rounter (RT-N556U) is supposed to allow me to plug in a USB Disk and after a few quick clicks the system sets up
which I then can log into over the internet. Unfortunately I've not been able to get past the "invalid IP" error that comes my way when i try to set this up. I've tried a dozen different variations on "myname" which the documents say can be anything. So I tried No-IP but again I cannot seem to get that to work. I spend way too long on what turned out to not be toll free number (812 is not toll free, thats Indianna). My ASUS email buddy who tried to help me in a series of emails gave me the 812 number and said it was toll free. He lied (or was misinformed). The telephone bill will be more than the cost of registering an FTP site through these DDNS services.
Any recommendations on how to set up a USB Drive on your Router as a FTP server that has no fee for service.
I have not yet given up on asuscomm.com if anyone has any tricks about making that free FTP server work, I'd love to hear it.
And I'm still trying to wrap my head around how to make the No-ip thing work as an FTP server for my USB drive on the router. I'm told I could fire up an old Vista laptop I have in the basement and use filezilla to turn it into an FTP server, and if I want connect the USB drive to that laptop. Could happen. I've been wondering what to do with that old laptop anyway.
Fort Kent, Alberta
2012 - A10 Rig
My System Specs
ASUS F2 A85M Pro
AMD A10 5800K 4.2Ghz most of the time
32 GB Kingston HyperX Red @ 1600 Mhz
Gigabyte HD 7970 OC
128 GB Kingstons Hyper X SSD (Win8 OS) 180 GB Intell 330 SSD (Win7 0S) 2T Seagate SATA III Drive 3T Seagate SATA III Drive 750 Seagate e-SATA FreeAgent portable drive 250 Seagate Passport USB portable drive
Antec 620 HCG-M
Fractal Design R4 Titanium Window
ASUS on board RealtekŪ ALC892 - usually my Razer SWTOR Headphones
LG BlueRay Lightscribe DVD Burner
Three LG Monitors: Main Screen a W2442- 24" LCD, & 2 x LG E2040T LED 20`screens.
Dual Boot: Windows 8.1 Pro ~ Windows 7 Home Premium, both 64 BIT
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