I am trying to setup remote access to my WD Cloud Mirror so we can access it outside of the office.
First I looked at WD Cloud Access - but I can only get this to connect in RELAY mode and it is really, really slow. I tried to upload a 130MB file and it stopped twice - uploading at 10kB/s.
I then looked at FTP - but for some reason it wouldn’t give me a directory list.
In any case, I have some non-technical people in the office (apparently I am one of them) and I really like the idea of Secure WebDAV. My thinking is:
* Map the network drive on their PC - for use in the office
* Add a network location to the drive for use out of the office.
+ The icons are different too - which should help them identify which one to use.
I have followed the guides online, and I can get WebDav to work on the Public share only. Obviously anyone can access this, so this is no good.
For the life of me, I cannot get Webdav to work to a share which requires a password. I have even made the registry change (BasicAuthLevel -> 2), as suggested in: http://community.wd.com/t5/WD-My-Cloud-EX2/Secure-WEBDAV/m-p/766133#M792
When I make the change, and connnect to: “https://<my_external_ip>:4443/Share1” it asks for username / password (which it didn’t do before making the registry change). I put the details in and after 3 attempts it refuses. And yes, I’m putting in the correct account details!
I have done port forwarding on the router for ports 8080 (TCP) and 4443 (TCP) to go to the WD device.
I have done the Port Forwarding for the WebDav service on the device itself (not sure if I need to) but interestingly it says “Failed” for both 8080 and 4443?
Is there something that I am missing? If I cannot get the WebDav to work, is there anyway to improve the speed on the WD Cloud Access?
Edit: I managed to get it to work on a Windows XP (32bit) machine, when connecting with: https://<my_external_ip>:8080/Share1. However, the same mechanism doesn’t work on Windows 7 (64bit) - even with the Registry mod. So at least I know I have setup the router / NAS drive correctly.