How to Create a Port Forward in Your Router for QNAP TS-100

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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 QNAP TS-100 NAS:

QNAP TS-100 - PC

  • TCP: 21-22, 25, 80, 443, 445, 873, 3306, 6881-6999, 8080, 9000, 13131, 55536-56559
  • UDP: 6881-6999

Setting Up a Port Forward for a QNAP TS-100 NAS

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use a QNAP TS-100 NAS. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a QNAP TS-100 NAS.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.

Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:

Find Your Router's IP Address

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. 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 QNAP TS-100 NAS

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.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The normal 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 a QNAP TS-100 NAS:

List of Routers - Customized for QNAP TS-100

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a QNAP TS-100 NAS.

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