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create ftp server but wot ports to forward

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by singhsoldier, Apr 18, 2006.

  1. singhsoldier

    singhsoldier Guest

    i want to create an ftp server with my laptop and when i try accessing the latop through the ip address, iam using www.logmein.com to do this, i need help on what i need to do to make it work like wot ports do i need to forward and what do i need 2 change them as tcp or udp and wots all this subnet mask and stuff plz explain iam a beginner.
  2. Toxic

    Toxic Administrator Staff Member

  3. sufrano63

    sufrano63 Network Guru Member

    Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think all he wants to do is setup an ftp server on his laptop, so he can access it from the internet using a domain name instead of an IP. I used to use filezilla-server as my ftp server running on my laptop and forward port 21 on my router. Then I registered my domain name with dyndns. That's should take care of what you want. I now used a NAS NSLU2 (comes with built-in FTP server) connected to my router and it works out great.

    I hope it helps
  4. jgutz20

    jgutz20 Network Guru Member

    like sugrano63 said, if your looking to just get started, forward port 21 to the destination computer, otherwise get reading :thumb:

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