Windows 10 Home Edition.
About network advanced settings to configure a network I can observe the following:
Until here and according with my understanding (correct me if I am wrong)
- Private: is about a LAN (home network), all the machines perhaps having some IP between
192.168.1.254, the IPs are provided by the router. And with this approach is possible share data through the machines because they are in the same network. It does not matter is through Ethernet or Wifi
For this reason I use:
- Guest or Public: it should be used if I need access through some machine outside of the LAN, I am outside of my house, it with the purpose to read or write something. Of course the internal machine must be in execution and is possible that the router should be configured to accomplish port forward.
Because I only want share data through the LAN (No external access outside of the network to read and write data to a specific directory) I have the following:
The reason of this post and confusion is the third option
Is it an approach to complement the configuration to either of the private or public? Or is a third kind of network? (something special available only for Windows). I am assuming is the former
Currently I have the following: