NB16WV-03 - USB Storage Setup Guide

Configuring NB16WV-03 for USB storage service

There are two ways of accessing the files stored in the USB storage device that is connected to the modem. The Guest Mode, which is the default mode, allows access to any device connected to the NB16WV-03 without security. The Authorization Mode, allows access to devices after going through security by entering a specific username and password.

Authorization Mode

You will need to create specific user accounts with a password to access the USB Storage Device.

1. Navigate to http://192.168.20.1 in a web browser using �admin� (without quotes) as both the username and password to login to the router.

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2. If you have been asked for First Time Setup Wizard , choose �No Thanks, take me to the Basic Interface.�

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3. Click the Switch to Advanced View to open the NAS view of the configuration page.

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4. Select the NAS Settings menu then click the Access Control option.

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5. Select the Authorization mode option as the Security Level.

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6. Click the Save button to enable the Authorization mode.

7. Click on the User Configuration button to view and edit the user accounts for the USB storage.

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8. Type in a user name and password. (e.g. username is netcomm and the password is a12345)

9. Click the Add button then the user will be created and displayed as shown below.

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Guest Mode (Default)

Guest Mode is enabled by default. You would only need to follow these steps if you have previously enabled the Authorization Mode:

1. Navigate to http://192.168.20.1 in a web browser using �admin� (without quotes) as both the username and password to login to the router.

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2. Click the Switch to Advanced View to open the NAS view of the configuration page.

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3. Select the NAS Settings menu then click the Access Control option.

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4. Select the Guest mode option as the Security Level.

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5. Click the Save button to enable the Guest mode.

Accessing USB hard drive Connected to NB16WV-03 using a Windows PC

1. Now exit out from the Netcomm router�s WEB Interface page and open up the �Windows Explorer� and type \\192.168.20.1 on the top address bar

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2. When prompted for login details type the login details as shown below. (This is only applicable if you have enabled the Authorization Mode)

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3. Once you have logged in you have been redirected to the USB storage.

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Accessing USB hard drive Connected to NB16WV-03 using a Mac PC

1. On you Mac click on Go --- Connect to a Server.

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2. Enter the path to the network drive you want to map, ie: smb://192.168.20.1 and click �Connect�

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3. Enter your login/password as shown below and click Connect to mount the network drive. (This is only applicable if you have enabled the Authorization Mode)

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4. The drive will now appear on your desktop and in the finder window sidebar

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