Port Forwarding on Your Router for Synology DS3612xs

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

The ports that need to be forwarded for a Synology DS3612xs device are listed here:

Synology DS3612xs - 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 DS3612xs device

When you use a Synology DS3612xs device you may need to forward ports in your router. By forwarding ports you allow connection requests coming from the internet to be directed to a Synology DS3612xs device.

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

The easiest way to locate your router's IP address is to run our free Router Detector utility. Our Router Detector tool is free to use and is part of our Network Utilities software.

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 DS3612xs device

The easiest way to forward your ports is to use our Network Utilities software. 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.

You can also choose to set up port forwards manually. 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 DS3612xs device:

List of Routers - Customized for Synology DS3612xs

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for a Synology DS3612xs device.

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