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Cisco DPC3848V USB Port

Question asked by riker99 on Nov 8, 2015
Latest reply on Nov 8, 2015 by riker99

Hey Friends,


Is the Cisco DPC3848V USB Port usable and if so how do I access a printer or external hard drive attached to it?


We have multiple subnets and it would be convenient to plug a printer or usb hard drive into the router so family members can share the printer, or alternatively connect a large external hard drive for periodic backups of home videos & pictures.


I read all the docs I could find, and tried plugging various printers/ usb sticks and hard drives but could not access them using any method I could think of. Samba / netbois /etc. (we all use different operating systems, linux/windows/android/ios).


then I read that some features of the router have been disabled by Shaw. does anyone know what the usb ports intended use is, and if a future firmware update will enable such possible features?