How To Open Ports in 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 device:

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 device

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use a QNAP TS-659 Pro device. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a QNAP TS-659 Pro device.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

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

Find the IP Address of Your Router

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.

Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.

Forwarding a Port for a QNAP TS-659 Pro device

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. 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 process for forwarding a port is:

Frequently you have 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-659 Pro device:

List of Routers - Customized for QNAP TS-659 Pro

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for a QNAP TS-659 Pro device.

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