Open Ports on Your Router for QNAP TS-259 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-259 Pro NAS are listed here:

QNAP TS-259 Pro - 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-259 Pro NAS

When you use a QNAP TS-259 Pro NAS you may need to forward ports in your router. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to a QNAP TS-259 Pro NAS.

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

Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List

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

Locate Your Router's IP Address

We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.

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

Forwarding a Port for a QNAP TS-259 Pro NAS

The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. Network Utilities lets you manage port forwards by putting them in when you need them and also removing the ones that you no longer need which maximized network security.

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

Usually you have to reboot your router in order to save the changes.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for a QNAP TS-259 Pro NAS:

List of Routers - Customized for QNAP TS-259 Pro

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a QNAP TS-259 Pro NAS.

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