How to Set Up Remote Access for the Iomega Home Media Network Drive

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How to Set Up Remote Access for the Iomega Home Media Network Drive
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The Iomega Home Media Network Drive is a device that can be connected to a home network to store files. It has its own built-in operating platform with an FTP server, torrent client and iTunes media server. You can control the device remotely using the Home Storage Manager software included with the device on a CD. You must configure the device to support remote access using a user name and password.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy


  1. 1

    Install the Home Storage Manager by inserting the CD included with the drive into your computer's optical bay. Follow the on-screen instructions to scan for and access the device.

  2. 2

    Click the Iomega Home Storage Manager's icon in your system tray, then click "Configure."

  3. 3

    Click "Administration."

  4. 4

    Click "Log In" if you have not yet created an administrative password. If you have, enter your password and click "Log In."

  5. 5

    Click "Remote Access."

  6. 6

    Enter a new Remote Access password, if one has not been set, when prompted.

  7. 7

    Enter a name for your device next to "Storage Device Name."

  8. 8

    Enter a network identifier for the Iomega device in the "Domain Name" field.

  9. 9

    Enter your e-mail address in the "Email Address" field.

  10. 10

    Click "Apply." The device has now been configured for remote access.

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