Creating a Port Forward in Your Router for Synology DS210j

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

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a Synology DS210j NAS are:

Synology DS210j - 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 DS210j NAS

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a Synology DS210j NAS. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to a Synology DS210j NAS.

Routers generally do not allow incoming connection requests from the internet. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.

Before You Forward a Port

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

Find Your Router's IP Address

You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. 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 DS210j NAS

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. Since Network Utilities allows you to both forward and un-forward ports easily you can keep your network security maximized, and then forward ports only when you need them.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The way to forward 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 DS210j NAS:

List of Routers - Customized for Synology DS210j

That's all it takes to forward your ports for a Synology DS210j NAS.

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