How to Forward Ports in Your Router for Synology DS-101j

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July 22, 2021 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 2 minutes

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a Synology DS-101j NAS are:

Synology DS-101j - 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 DS-101j NAS

When you use a Synology DS-101j NAS you may need to forward ports in your router. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a Synology DS-101j NAS.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.

Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port

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

Find 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.

Setting Up a Port Forward for a Synology DS-101j NAS

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

Alternatively you can do it by hand. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:

You probably will need 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 Synology DS-101j NAS:

List of Routers - Customized for Synology DS-101j

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for a Synology DS-101j NAS.

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