The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a QNAP SS-839 Pro NAS are:
QNAP SS-839 Pro - PC
- TCP: 21-22, 25, 80, 443, 445, 873, 3306, 6881-6999, 8080, 9000, 13131, 55536-56559
- UDP: 6881-6999
Set Up a Port Forward for a QNAP SS-839 Pro NAS
You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a QNAP SS-839 Pro NAS. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to a QNAP SS-839 Pro NAS.
Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. A port forward can overcome this limitation.
Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port
You need to know the following things before you can forward 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
To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.
Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.
Forwarding a Port for a QNAP SS-839 Pro NAS
The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. 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.
You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. The process for forwarding a port is:
- Log in to your router.
- Locate the section in your router that deals with port forwarding.
- Put the IP address of your NAS in the proper box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for a QNAP SS-839 Pro NAS in the corresponding boxes in your router.
Frequently you have to reboot your router for the changes to take effect.
You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for a QNAP SS-839 Pro NAS:
List of Routers - Customized for QNAP SS-839 Pro
That's all it takes to forward your ports for a QNAP SS-839 Pro NAS.