3.5.2 Using Servers Center. Asus RT-AC52U B1


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3.5.2 Using Servers Center

Servers Center allows you to share the media files from the USB disk via a Media Server directory, Samba share service, or FTP share service. You can also configure other settings for the USB disk in the Servers Center.

Using Media Server

Your wireless router allows DLNA-supported devices to access multimedia files from the USB disk connected to your wireless router.

NOTE : Before using the DLNA Media Server function, connect your device to the RT-AC52U B1’s network.

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To launch the Media Server setting page, go to General > USB application > Servers Center > Media Servers tab. Refer to the following for the descriptions of the fields:

Enable DLNA Media Server : Select ON/OFF to enable/ disable the DLNA Media Server.

Enable iTunes Server?

: Select ON/OFF to enable/disable the iTunes Server.

Media server directory : Select your media server directory and click Apply to share files from the USB disk to media devices in the network.

Media Server Status : Displays the status of the media server.

Using Network Place (Samba) Share service

Network Place (Samba) Share allows you to set up the accounts and permissions for the Samba service.

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To use Samba share:

1. From the navigation panel, go to General > USB application

> Servers Center .

NOTE : Network Place (Samba) Share is enabled by default.

2. Follow the steps below to add, delete, or modify an account.

To create a new account: a) Click to add new account.

b) In the Account and Password fields, key in the name and password of your network client. Retype the password to confirm. Click Add to add the account to the list.

To delete an existing account: a) Select the account that you want to delete.

b) Click .

c) When prompted, click Delete to confirm the account deletion.

To add a folder: a) Click .

b) Enter the folder name, and click Add . The folder that you created will be added to the folder list.

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3. From the list of folders, select the type of access permission that you want to assign for specific folders:

R/W: Select this option to assign read/write access.

R: Select this option to assign read-only access.

No : Select this option if you do not want to share a specific file folder.

4. Click to apply the changes.

Using the FTP Share service

FTP share enables an FTP server to share files from USB disk to other devices via your local area network or via the Internet.

IMPORTANT :

• Ensure that you safely remove the USB disk. Incorrect removal of the

USB disk may cause data corruption.

• To safely remove the USB disk, refer to the section Safely removing the USB disk under 3.1.3 Monitoring your USB device .

To use FTP Share service:

NOTES: Ensure that you have set up your FTP server through

AiDisk. For more details, refer to the section 3.5.1 Using AiDisk .

1. From the navigation panel, click General > USB application

> Servers Center > FTP Share tab.

2. From the list of folders, select the type of access rights that you want to assign for specific folders:

R/W : Select to assign read/write access for a specific folder.

W : Select to assign write only access for a specific folder.

R : Select to assign read only access for a specific folder.

No : Select this option if you do not want to share a specific folder.

3. Click Apply to confirm the changes.

4. To access the FTP server, key in the ftp link ftp://<hostname>.asuscomm.com

and your user name and password on a web browser or a third-party FTP utility.

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Miscellaneous setting

Miscellaneous setting allows you to configure other settings for the USB disk, including the maximum number of user logins, the device name, work group, and character set used on the FTP server.

To configure Miscellaneous settings:

1. From the navigation panel, click General > USB application

> Servers Center > Miscellaneous setting tab.

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2. Configure the following settings:

• Maximum Login User

Set the maximum number of concurrent connections of the

Network Neighborhood or FTP Server.

NOTE: Some FTP clients may establish more than one connection.

Setting this number too low will lead to login failures.

• Device Name

Assigns the name of the device as shown on the network.

For example, for a device with the name ABC, enter //ABC on the Internet Explorer address bar to access the Network Place service.

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