Port Forwarding on Your Router for Syncloud

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

Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for a Syncloud NAS:

Syncloud - Default

  • TCP: 80, 443
  • UDP: 80, 443

Set Up a Port Forward for a Syncloud NAS

When you use a Syncloud NAS you might need to forward some ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to a Syncloud 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 forwarding a port make sure that you know these 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. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is 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 Forward Ports for a Syncloud NAS

The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. 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.

Alternatively you can do it by hand. The normal 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 Syncloud NAS:

List of Routers - Customized for Syncloud

That's all it takes to forward your ports for a Syncloud NAS.

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