Create a Port Forward for QNAP TS-209 in your Router

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

The following ports need to be forwarded for a QNAP TS-209 NAS:

QNAP TS-209 - PC

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

Forward Ports for a QNAP TS-209 NAS

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a QNAP TS-209 NAS. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a QNAP TS-209 NAS.

Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

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

Locate 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.

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-209 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.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The step-by-step 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 NAS:

List of Routers - Customized for QNAP TS-209

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for a QNAP TS-209 NAS.

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