Forwarding Ports for OpenMediaVault on Your Router.

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Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for an OpenMediaVault NAS:

OpenMediaVault - Default

  • TCP: 20-22, 80, 443, 837
  • UDP:

Forward Ports for an OpenMediaVault NAS

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use an OpenMediaVault NAS. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to an OpenMediaVault 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:

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.

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 OpenMediaVault NAS

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. Our Network Utilities software allows you to add port forwards and also remove them when you no longer need them to maximize your network security.

Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The step-by-step process for forwarding 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 an OpenMediaVault NAS:

List of Routers - Customized for OpenMediaVault

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for an OpenMediaVault NAS.

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