Forwarding Ports in Your Router for HP MediaSmart Server EX485

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for a HP MediaSmart Server EX485 NAS:

HP MediaSmart Server EX485 - PC

  • TCP: 80, 139, 443, 445, 1138, 2869, 3389, 4125, 8912, 55000, 56000
  • UDP: 137-138, 1900, 8912, 10243, 10280-10284

Forward Ports for a HP MediaSmart Server EX485 NAS

When you use a HP MediaSmart Server EX485 NAS you may need to forward ports in your router. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a HP MediaSmart Server EX485 NAS.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.

Before You Forward a Port

Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:

Locate Your Router's IP Address

To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.

You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.

How To Forward Ports for a HP MediaSmart Server EX485 NAS

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. Network Utilities lets you manage port forwards by putting them in when you need them and also removing the ones that you no longer need which maximized network security.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The way to forward a port is:

Some routers need to be rebooted in order for the changes to be saved.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for a HP MediaSmart Server EX485 NAS:

List of Routers - Customized for HP MediaSmart Server EX485

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a HP MediaSmart Server EX485 NAS.

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