How to Open a Port in Your Router for QNAP TS-201

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

The ports that need to be forwarded for a QNAP TS-201 NAS are listed here:

QNAP TS-201 - 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 TS-201 NAS

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a QNAP TS-201 NAS. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a QNAP TS-201 NAS.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

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

Find Your Router's IP Address

You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. 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.

Setting Up a Port Forward for a QNAP TS-201 NAS

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. 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.

Alternatively you can do it by hand. The 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-201 NAS:

List of Routers - Customized for QNAP TS-201

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for a QNAP TS-201 NAS.

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