Port Forwarding on Your Router for Synology DS111

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

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a Synology DS111 NAS are:

Synology DS111 - 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 DS111 NAS

When you use a Synology DS111 NAS you might need to forward some ports in your router. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a Synology DS111 NAS.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. Forwarding ports can work around this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

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

Locate Your Router's IP Address

To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. The software is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and it is 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 DS111 NAS

You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. With Network Utilities, you can easily forward ports and also un-forward ports quickly so that you can keep your network up to date with the ports that you need forwarded and maximize your network security.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step 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 Synology DS111 NAS:

List of Routers - Customized for Synology DS111

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for a Synology DS111 NAS.

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