How To Open Ports in Your Router for Synology DS112j

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

The ports that need to be forwarded for a Synology DS112j device are listed here:

Synology DS112j - 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 DS112j device

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use a Synology DS112j device. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to a Synology DS112j device.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. By forwarding a port you can overcome 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:

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.

You can also follow our Find Your Router IP Address article.

How To Forward Ports for a Synology DS112j device

You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically forward ports for you. Our Network Utilities software allows you to add port forwards and also remove them when you no longer need them to maximize your network security.

Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:

Usually you have to reboot your router in order to save the changes.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for a Synology DS112j device:

List of Routers - Customized for Synology DS112j

That's all it takes to forward your ports for a Synology DS112j device.

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