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can any body help me to configure router to forward the SSH port to the NAS(Network attatched storage)?

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duplicate -… – warren Oct 26 '09 at 7:52

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Presuming you're running a consumer-grade router, like the Linksys WRT54G family, you go to the admin page (http[s]:// (or 0.1)), and click-through the option tabs until you get port-forwarding (should be "Port Range Forward" under 'Applications & Gaming').

Enter the incoming port ('Start') and target port ('End') along with the protocol (if needed), and the target IP of the NAS.

Save your configs, and you're good to go.

A longer example is available here.

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Thanks a lot warren. It would really help. Thanks for your positive response. – Rambo Oct 27 '09 at 10:39
happy to help :) – warren Oct 28 '09 at 3:24

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