Port Forwarding on Your Router for Synology DS112

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

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a Synology DS112 device are:

Synology DS112 - 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 DS112 device

When you use a Synology DS112 device 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 DS112 device.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. By forwarding a port you can overcome this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List

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

Find the IP Address of Your Router

To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. 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 DS112 device

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.

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 DS112 device:

List of Routers - Customized for Synology DS112

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a Synology DS112 device.

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