How to Forward Ports in Your Router for QNAP TS-209 Pro

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

The ports that need to be forwarded for a QNAP TS-209 Pro device are listed here:

QNAP TS-209 Pro - 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-209 Pro device

When you use a QNAP TS-209 Pro device you may need to forward ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to a QNAP TS-209 Pro device.

Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. A port forward can overcome this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

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

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.

You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.

Setting Up a Port Forward for a QNAP TS-209 Pro device

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. 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.

Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The process for forwarding a port is:

You probably will need 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 TS-209 Pro device:

List of Routers - Customized for QNAP TS-209 Pro

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for a QNAP TS-209 Pro device.

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