Creating a Port Forward in Your Router for Synology DS115j

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

Here is a list of the ports that need to be forwarded for a Synology DS115j device:

Synology DS115j - 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

Setting Up a Port Forward for a Synology DS115j device

When you use a Synology DS115j device you might need to forward some ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to a Synology DS115j device.

Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. A port forward can overcome this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List

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

Find the IP Address of Your Router

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

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 DS115j device

We have Network Utilities software that can 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 normal 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 DS115j device:

List of Routers - Customized for Synology DS115j

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a Synology DS115j device.

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