The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a Storage Options 53943 device are:
Storage Options 53943 - PC
- TCP: 80, 3356-3360, 9000
Set Up a Port Forward for a Storage Options 53943 device
When you use a Storage Options 53943 device you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a Storage Options 53943 device.
Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. A port forward can overcome this limitation.
Before You Forward a Port
Before you can forward a port you need to know the following things:
- The internal IP address of your router.
- The IP address of your NAS.
- The list of the TCP and UDP ports that you need to forward.
Find Your Router's IP Address
We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is completely free to use.
You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.
How To Forward Ports for a Storage Options 53943 device
We have Network Utilities software that can 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.
Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The way to forward a port is:
- Begin by logging in to your router.
- Find the port forwarding section in your router.
- Type the IP address of your NAS into the correct box in your router.
- Put the TCP and UDP ports for a Storage Options 53943 device in the corresponding boxes in your router.
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 Storage Options 53943 device:
List of Routers - Customized for Storage Options 53943
That's all it takes to forward your ports for a Storage Options 53943 device.