Forward Ports on Your Router for QNAP TS-659 Pro+

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

The following ports need to be forwarded for a QNAP TS-659 Pro+ NAS:

QNAP TS-659 Pro+ - PC

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

Setting Up a Port Forward for a QNAP TS-659 Pro+ NAS

When you use a QNAP TS-659 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-659 Pro+ NAS.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. 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

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.

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-659 Pro+ NAS

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. 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.

Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The normal 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-659 Pro+ NAS:

List of Routers - Customized for QNAP TS-659 Pro+

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a QNAP TS-659 Pro+ NAS.

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