What I am trying to do is create an FTP server for a limited number of family members to access to download files from anywhere. First time using Filezilla Server. Installing on a desktop with 8 tb of drive space and plenty of ram and a 6 core CPU. I have spent a week reading everything I can find on the various issues that have popped up but there is on issue I cannot fix and hope someone here may be able to help. Other solutions have not worked. I am probably doing something incorrect. The router is a Nighthawk x4. I will go through exactly what I have done so far and maybe someone can identify my error(s). Installed Filezilla Server Setup settings according to the way I have read the instructions numerous times. These are the setting I input. 1st time settings. * Listen in on Port 50000-50100 Passive: * Checked use Custom Port Range. 50000-50100 * Checked Use the following IP Address and Input public IP address * Checked don't use external IP for local connections * Port on which the admin should listen- Default 14147 * Checked Enable FTP over TLS support * Explicit and Implicit allow FTP over TLS * Listening Port for FTP over TLS - Default (990) * Force Prot P is checked * Resume TLS is checked On the router I enabled FTP and Port Forwarded 20-21 (They are forwarded by default when FTP is enabled) I also port forwarded 50000-50100. DDNS is on. Desktop shows up in access controls and attached devices as allowed. Use Router as DHCP server is enabled and My first result was a connection to the local host. Waiting for authentication. Logged on. I was able to create a folder on the local machine and add it then attach a (test) user to the folder. Running a test on Ftptest.net on the local machine the session kept timing out. I disabled all firewalls and it still timed out. I then (with disabled firewalls) and SIP ALG disabled ran another FTP Test and got the same result. Timed out. Although I can see the machine the server is on through my router from an outside computer, I am unable to access the folder or the server either from FTP (Local) or FTP (Internet), both are enabled in the router. I then changed the custom port range and listen in port range from 50000-50100 to 20-21. Then doing an FTP Test the error was "Connection Refused". Hopefully someone can tell me what I am doing wrong.