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Re: How To Setup a Network Area Storage (NAS) System With xFi

ckrkhansen
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Re: How To Setup a Network Area Storage (NAS) System With xFi

I have a similar problem. Previosly I had a seperate router (Netgear R7000) which had a USB connector, where I attached an external hard drive (Western Digital My Book) to be used as network attached storage. This worked fine for years. Now that I have updated/converted to the latest Xfinity 3rd-gen xFi (dispalced the R7000), I can't figure out how to put my network storage back online. The only interface for the external frive is a USB port. I did try a USB to Ethernet adapator and then connected it to the xFi gateway, but the gateway does not recognize it. Open to suggestions..

EG
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Re: How To Setup a Network Area Storage (NAS) System With xFi

The USB port on the Comcast supplied gateway devices is disabled. Get an ethernet to USB adapter like this;

 

https://www.amazon.com/Network-Adapter-CableCreation-Ethernet-Supporting/dp/B013G4C8RE



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