How To Open Ports in Your Router for Synology DS1512+

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

The following ports need to be forwarded for a Synology DS1512+ NAS:

Synology DS1512+ - 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 DS1512+ NAS

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use a Synology DS1512+ NAS. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a Synology DS1512+ NAS.

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

Before You Forward a Port

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

Locate Your Router's IP Address

We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. 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.

Setting Up a Port Forward for a Synology DS1512+ NAS

The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. 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.

Alternatively you can do it by hand. The 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 DS1512+ NAS:

List of Routers - Customized for Synology DS1512+

That is the process required to forward ports in your router for a Synology DS1512+ NAS.

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