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Accessing office server remotely

While the previous answers are fine, I am throwing in a cloud storage service as a possibility. Something like DropBox, Google Drive, OneDrive, etc might be a better choice, depending on your needs. ...
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Accessing office server remotely

Good job researching this! Do I need a static public IP address? In what scenario would I need to have one? It depends. Static public IP address makes the server reachable from anywhere in the world....
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Accessing office server remotely

From what I researched, I'm assuming I need a NAS device and a VPN. I was also told that I may need a static public IP address. A NAS is just an appliance that acts as a file server. Functionally, it'...
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Add custom network locations in Windows

Right click the drive and go to properties. Go to the "Sharing" tab. Click advanced sharing and tick "Share this folder" Now on any other computer you can access the drive by ...
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Cannot access Synology NAS via SMB in different subnetwork

AVM FritzBox routers have a special firewall rule for NetBIOS traffic (even though NetBIOS is no longer the correct term) on ports 139 and 445. Only port 445 is used nowadays and especially when ...
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