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RT-AC87U file transfer problem

Discussion in 'ASUS AC Routers & Adapters' started by davidjames1701, Aug 18, 2019.

  1. davidjames1701

    davidjames1701 Occasional Visitor

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    I’ve recently put my cable router into modem mode and reinstalled my rt-ac 87u, with two external hdds attached, and using my MacBook, internet and WiFi is ok, but I can’t access any files using finder on my MacBook, I can see toot folders, but nothing else’s anyone any ideas pls ?
     
  2. ColinTaylor

    ColinTaylor Part of the Furniture

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    I'm not a Mac guy so I'm not sure what network protocol the Finder uses, I thought it was SMB.

    How have you configured the router's USB/Samba sharing options?

    What firmware version are you running?
     
  3. davidjames1701

    davidjames1701 Occasional Visitor

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    Thanks for your reply Colin, it’s the latest firmware, not sure what to do with the USB/Samba options, I’m a beginner, but it’s something I’d like to gain experience on.
     
  4. ColinTaylor

    ColinTaylor Part of the Furniture

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    Just follow the instructions on the router's Samba pages, in the manual or on the Asus website.
     
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  5. davidjames1701

    davidjames1701 Occasional Visitor

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    Thanks Colin, I’ll print that chapter out.