Port Forwarding for Synology DS215j

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

The ports that need to be forwarded for a Synology DS215j device are listed here:

Synology DS215j - 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 DS215j device

When you use a Synology DS215j device you might need to forward some ports in your router. A port forward allows incoming connection requests from the internet to go straight to a Synology DS215j device.

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

Before Forwarding a Port Checkoff This To Do List

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's a part of the Network Utilities suite of tools and it's completely free to use.

We have a guide you can follow Find Your Router IP Address if you don't want to run the software.

How To Forward Ports for a Synology DS215j device

We have Network Utilities software that can forward ports for you. With Network Utilities, you can easily forward ports and also un-forward ports quickly so that you can keep your network up to date with the ports that you need forwarded and 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 DS215j device:

List of Routers - Customized for Synology DS215j

That's all it takes to forward your ports for a Synology DS215j device.

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