How to Forward Ports in Your Router for QNAP TS-459U-SP+

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

The following ports need to be forwarded for a QNAP TS-459U-SP+ NAS:

QNAP TS-459U-SP+ - PC

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

Forwarding Ports for a QNAP TS-459U-SP+ NAS

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use a QNAP TS-459U-SP+ NAS. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to a QNAP TS-459U-SP+ NAS.

Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

Before forwarding a port make sure that you know these things:

How to 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.

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

How To Set Up Port Forwarding for a QNAP TS-459U-SP+ NAS

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. With Network Utilities, you can easily forward ports and also un-forward ports quickly so that you can keep your network up to date with the ports that you need forwarded and maximize your network security.

Alternatively you can do it by hand. The normal 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-459U-SP+ NAS:

List of Routers - Customized for QNAP TS-459U-SP+

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a QNAP TS-459U-SP+ NAS.

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