Forward Ports on Your Router for Synology DS108j

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

The following ports need to be forwarded for a Synology DS108j NAS:

Synology DS108j - 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

Set Up a Port Forward for a Synology DS108j NAS

When you use a Synology DS108j 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 DS108j NAS.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. A port forward can overcome this limitation.

Before You Forward a Port

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

Locate Your Router's IP Address

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

If you do not want to run the software, you can follow our Find Your Router IP Address guide.

Forwarding a Port for a Synology DS108j NAS

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. 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.

Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The normal 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 DS108j NAS:

List of Routers - Customized for Synology DS108j

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for a Synology DS108j NAS.

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