Follow these steps to connect from the WAN side of the StrideLinx router (corporate network) to a shared folder on a Microsoft Windows computer on the LAN side of the StrideLinx router (machine network):
- Add a port forward for port 445 (instructions).
Connect to the shared folder by using the WAN IP address of the StrideLinx router in the address bar of File Explorer: \\<IP address WAN>\<shared folder name>. For example:
NoteYou cannot use the NetBIOS or DNS domain name to access the shared folder, as these cannot be resolved through the StrideLinx router. Therefore, you must use the WAN IP address of the StrideLinx router.