Enabling Remote Access to the CTERA Edge Filer
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Enabling Remote Access to the CTERA Edge Filer

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When the CTERA Edge Filer is connected to a CTERA Portal, you can access the CTERA Edge Filer over the Internet by enabling Remote Access. Remote Access is a cloud service and when it is enabled, the CTERA Edge Filer is assigned a unique DNS name. You can then use this DNS name to access the CTERA Edge Filer anywhere over the Internet.
You can always access the CTERA Edge Filer from within the local network, regardless of the Remote Access setting.

Note

You do not need to open any ports on the firewall in order to access the CTERA Edge Filer using the DNS name from a remote location.

To enable and disable remote access:

  1. Make sure that the CTERA Edge Filer is connected to a CTERA Portal. For details, see Connecting to a CTERA Portal.
  2. In the Configuration view, select Cloud Services > Remote Access in the navigation pane.
    The Remote Access page is displayed.
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  3. Click Disable Remote Access to disable remote access, or Enable Remote Access to enable remote access.

When enabled, a link to the administration interface is displayed. Use this URL link for remote access to the CTERA Edge Filer.


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