I recently changed my network setup. I have an Xbox with XBMC and it has been setup with SMB shares to stream music/movies/tvshows/etc.
Before it was hardwired on the network with a static ip (192.168.0.4). Since my tv is downstairs and my wireless router and pc upstairs, I decided to use the Netgear WGPS606 wireless bridge. After running the wizard to connect it to the wireless network, I hooked it up the Xbox.
According to the documentations, the devices connected to it needed to be setup for DHCP. Since I wanted it to have a static ip, I checked the MAC address in Evox and assigned the 192.168.0.4 address on the router to be given to that MAC address.
Now, with the Xbox on, I can ping the address successfully. The problem is I cannot FTP to it. Using a browser (Firefox or IE) to ftp://xbox:firstname.lastname@example.org gives an "Unable to connect to server" error. Using the program I regularly use, FlashFXP, I get the error of "connection refused". I tried searching online for some info, but nothing really came up.
Am I doing something wrong? I would think being able to ping would allow me to FTP but I'm not able to. My whole reasoning for this is so I can stream the video/music/etc. and cannot since I get an error, and wanted to check the XBMC XML file to figure out why I could not access them. This may be the root of the problem. I'd greatly appreciate any help. I try to do my part to help others also; this has been a great community. Thanks.
Edit: By the way, I'm sorta drunk so if some of this doesn't make sense, let me know. I'll check it tomorrow. Thanks again.