Forwarding Ports in Your Router for QNAP TS-559 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-559 Pro NAS are listed here:

QNAP TS-559 Pro - PC

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

Set Up a Port Forward for a QNAP TS-559 Pro NAS

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a QNAP TS-559 Pro NAS. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a QNAP TS-559 Pro NAS.

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

Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List

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

Find Your Router's IP Address

You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. It's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.

How To Forward Ports for a QNAP TS-559 Pro NAS

You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. 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 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-559 Pro NAS:

List of Routers - Customized for QNAP TS-559 Pro

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a QNAP TS-559 Pro NAS.

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