Author Topic: NAS Navigator2 fails to find Linkstation.  (Read 615 times)

TOK2000

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NAS Navigator2 fails to find Linkstation.
« on: December 10, 2019, 12:20:15 pm »
I have a LinkStation LS-320GL that I can access with it's ip address and login to the admin page, I can ping it of course and I can backup to it.  So why would NAS Navigator2 not discover it on the network?

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Re: NAS Navigator2 fails to find Linkstation.
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2019, 12:48:22 am »
one possibility is that the broadcast packets used by NasNavigator are being blocked by a firewall.

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Re: NAS Navigator2 fails to find Linkstation.
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2019, 09:36:27 am »
NAS Navi uses UDP broadcast traffic on port 22936. UDP broadcast traffic is not generally routed, so it really needs to be on the same logical subnet.

We'd see a lot of this if it were common.
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