The following ports need to be forwarded for a MyXerver MX3600 device:
MyXerver MX3600 - PC
- TCP: 80
Forward Ports for a MyXerver MX3600 device
When you use a MyXerver MX3600 device you may need to forward ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a MyXerver MX3600 device.
Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.
Before You Forward a Port
You need to know the following things before you can forward a port:
- The IP address of your router.
- Your NAS's internal IP address.
- The TCP and UDP ports that need to be forwarded.
Find the IP Address of Your Router
We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.
If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.
Setting Up a Port Forward for a MyXerver MX3600 device
You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them.
Alternatively you can do it by hand. The way to forward a port is:
- Begin by logging in to your router.
- Locate your routers port forwarding section.
- Type the IP address of your NAS into the correct box in your router.
- Enter the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward for a MyXerver MX3600 device 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 a MyXerver MX3600 device:
List of Routers - Customized for MyXerver MX3600
That's all it takes to forward your ports for a MyXerver MX3600 device.