Opening Ports for Synology DS213 using Your Router

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

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a Synology DS213 device are:

Synology DS213 - 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

Forwarding Ports for a Synology DS213 device

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a Synology DS213 device. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to a Synology DS213 device.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. By forwarding a port you 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 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 DS213 device

A smart way to forward your ports is to use Network Utilities. 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.

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The step-by-step process for forwarding a port is:

Some routers need to be rebooted in order for the changes to be saved.

You can choose your router from our list to see exactly how to forward ports for a Synology DS213 device:

List of Routers - Customized for Synology DS213

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a Synology DS213 device.

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