The ports that need to be forwarded for an Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive NAS are listed here:
Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive - PC
- TCP: 80, 20-21, 443, 6881-6999, 50500
- UDP: 6881-6999
Set Up a Port Forward for an Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive NAS
When you use an Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive NAS you might need to forward some ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to an Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive NAS.
Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.
Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List
Make sure that you know these things before forwarding a port:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- Your NAS's IP address.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find Your Router's IP Address
The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.
We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.
How To Forward Ports for an Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive NAS
We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. With Network Utilities, you can easily forward ports and also un-forward ports quickly so that you can keep your network up to date with the ports that you need forwarded and maximize your network security.
You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The way to forward a port is:
- Begin by logging in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type your NAS's IP address into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for an Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive NAS in the corresponding boxes in your router.
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 an Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive NAS:
List of Routers - Customized for Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive
Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for an Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive NAS.