Originally Posted by awj
Actually, port 8080 is, I believe, if you're using Calibre as the server. Like I said in my OP, I'm using a Linux share as the destination, so in this case port 8080 doesn't come into it.
I got this working after I realised that I hadn't set up port forwarding on my router. Specifically, it was ports 139-140 that I had to statically point towards my NAS (make sure that your share is password-protected if you're going to do this).
"Routers Firewall wide open" raised my eyebrows. Every router I have owned , defaults to INCOMING ports closed (and obviously : no ports forwarded
I did not catch that this was a from WAN
I can't recommend running Calibre.exe over the net. Calibre uses a series of transactions
(that are not Net aware) to manage books. One tiny burp...
The Content server (if running on the NAS) is safe
, it is Read only.