FreeNas 9.10 Setup Owncloud remote access


#1

I have the latest version of freeNas and I installed the plugin owncloud. Everything works locally. When I use the address 192.168.1.2 I can access owncloud. BUT how do I connect to owncloud from outside my network. I have my public IP. I am just stuck on connecting to the server remotely. I have tried port forwarding to the internal ip address but the ports are never open. Any help is appreciated, I have been banging my head here for a few days now.


#2

Hi,

as this is nothing ownCloud specific (ownCloud is just a web application written in PHP and served by your webserver) it will be quite hard to help here with such off-topic questions about networking issues.

Nevertheless a few quick hints:

  1. You need to have a correct port forwarding setup to webserver port ownCloud is served (see e.g. https://portforward.com/)
  2. Tools like traceroute, nmap and similar networking tools might help you to debug this
  3. There are further online tools which might also help you with this task https://www.yougetsignal.com/tools/open-ports/
  4. Check firewall related things on your server (e.g. only allowing access from your local network)

#3

Thanks for the help ill give it a shot.