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Difficulty in sharing files with a managed switch

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Last response: in Networking
December 31, 2012 2:13:20 AM


I'm a complete newbie when it comes to networking.

I just recently purchased a Linksys / Cisco spg 2000p managed switch.
I have a few IP camera I need POE for and this managed switch with POE was cheaper than unmanaged switch with POE injectors. Long story short I have a NAS that I store all music, videos on and it is attached to my switch. The switch is pretty much default mode and I can share internet access but I can't see any other computers which are connected. How can I share files? Do I need to set up Vlans and all that jazz?

Please help!

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December 31, 2012 10:47:34 AM

No need for Vlans or other complicated things. Make sure, all your devices are on the same network segment. Can you ping the other computers? Then it's probably a config problem on the other computers. Network and sharing center in control panel may help.