Create a Port Forward for QNAP TS-509 Pro in your Router

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

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a QNAP TS-509 Pro NAS are:

QNAP TS-509 Pro - 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-509 Pro NAS

When you use a QNAP TS-509 Pro NAS you might need to forward some ports in your router. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a QNAP TS-509 Pro NAS.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

Before you can forward a port you need to know the following 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.

We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.

How To Set Up Port Forwarding for a QNAP TS-509 Pro NAS

You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically 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.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step 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-509 Pro NAS:

List of Routers - Customized for QNAP TS-509 Pro

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a QNAP TS-509 Pro NAS.

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