How to Create a Port Forward in Your Router for Synology DS3611xs

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

The incoming ports that need to be forwarded for a Synology DS3611xs NAS are:

Synology DS3611xs - 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 DS3611xs NAS

You might need to forward some ports in your router when you use a Synology DS3611xs NAS. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a Synology DS3611xs NAS.

Routers are not designed to allow incoming network requests. By forwarding ports you can work around this limitation.

Before Forwarding a Port

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

Find the IP Address of Your Router

To find your router's IP address the easy way you can use our free Router Detector software. 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 Set Up Port Forwarding for a Synology DS3611xs NAS

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.

Another option is to go through the process of forwarding ports one step at a time. 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 DS3611xs NAS:

List of Routers - Customized for Synology DS3611xs

Those are the steps for forwarding ports in your router for a Synology DS3611xs NAS.

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