Opening Ports for Synology DS214se using Your Router

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

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a Synology DS214se NAS are:

Synology DS214se - 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

Set Up a Port Forward for a Synology DS214se NAS

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a Synology DS214se NAS. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a Synology DS214se NAS.

Routers do not generally allow incoming connection requests from the internet. 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:

How to Locate Your Router's IP Address

You can run our free Router Detector software to locate your router's IP address. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.

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

Setting Up a Port Forward for a Synology DS214se NAS

You can use our Network Utilities software to automatically 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.

Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. The way to forward 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 DS214se NAS:

List of Routers - Customized for Synology DS214se

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a Synology DS214se NAS.

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