Overview of the External Storage settings for the Linksys E8450

This article provides an overview of the External Storage settings of the Linksys E8450 AX3200 Dual-Band WiFi 6 Router.

To access this feature, follow the instructions below:

Step 1:
Access the web interface of your router.  For instructions, click here.

Step 2:
Go to the Configuration tab.

Step 3:
Click on External Storage.

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The table below shows the settings that can be configured under External Storage:
Storage Management

This screen allows you to adjust your Storage Management settings.  Below is the default view when no external storage device is connected:
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When an external storage device is connected, you will see the following:
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FTP Server
Before you can enable the FTP server, you must first create one user account in Account Management.  Then, select the drive/partition from the drop-down menu.
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Account Management
To create a user account, click the Enable Account Authentication checkbox.  Then, enter a User Name, Password, select Permissions, and click Add user.  After that, click Save once you're done.

NOTE:  The User Name must only consist of lowercase (a to z) alphanumeric characters.

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Linksys E8450 Frequently Asked Questions

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