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Old 01-02-2015, 11:12 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Router with USB 3.0 Ports

My router, Hitron CGN3 CGN3 | Hitron Technologies Americas Inc. has two USB 3.0 Ports, I hooked up an external hdd and could not find it on the network. Do I have to attach an actuals NAS server or can I use an external hdd? I do not recall getting any kind of software with the router.

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According to the spec sheet, those are only 2.0 ports.

The user manual doesn't shed much line on the matter, other than stating it has 2 ports that can be setup for a SAMBA share:

I'd imagine the configuration would be somewhere in the configuration page via the web GUI. Log into the modem/router and poke around in the settings for setting up the network share.

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You have to go into the router webGUI to setup the sharing on it. The router says 2 USB2.0 ports for NAS functionality but their diagram shows a USB2.0 HDD as well.
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