How to Forward Ports in Your Router for Synology CS407e

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

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a Synology CS407e NAS are:

Synology CS407e - PC

  • TCP: 20-22, 25, 80, 110-111, 137-139, 143, 443, 445, 548, 873, 892, 993, 995, 2049, 3260, 4672, 5000-5001, 5005-5006, 5432, 6881-6999, 7000-7001, 9997-9999, 55536-55663, 55736-55863
  • UDP: 25, 110-111, 137-139, 143, 445, 892, 993, 995, 2049, 4662, 4672, 5432, 6881-6999, 9997-9999

Forward Ports for a Synology CS407e NAS

When you use a Synology CS407e NAS you might need to forward some ports in your router. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a Synology CS407e NAS.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. By forwarding ports you can work around 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. 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.

Setting Up a Port Forward for a Synology CS407e NAS

You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically 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.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The step-by-step 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 Synology CS407e NAS:

List of Routers - Customized for Synology CS407e

That's all it takes to forward your ports for a Synology CS407e NAS.

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