Can a SnapServer be accessed over the Wide Area Network (WAN)?

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    Can a SnapServer be accessed over the Wide Area Network (WAN)?

     

    This information applies to the following Product(s):

    - SnapServer 1000

    - SnapServer 1100

    - SnapServer 2000

    - SnapServer 2200

    - SnapServer 4000

    - SnapServer 4100

    - SnapServer 4200

    - SnapServer 4400

    - SnapServer 4500

    - SnapServer 12000

    - SnapServer 14000

    - SnapServer 15000

    - SnapServer 18000

    This information is not Operating System specific.

     

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    Yes, however it is generally not recommended. If you place your SnapServer outside your firewall you can actually access it over the Internet (of course, so can others, so be sure to configure security properly before proceeding). It is important to understand that SnapServers are designed as a workgroup network storage solutions.