How to Forward Ports in Your Router for Synology RS-406

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

The ports that need to be forwarded for a Synology RS-406 device are listed here:

Synology RS-406 - 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 RS-406 device

You may need to forward ports in your router when you use a Synology RS-406 device. Forwarding ports is used to allow incoming connection requests from the internet to a Synology RS-406 device.

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

Remember to Do These Things Before You Forward a Port

Make sure that you know these things before forwarding 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.

Otherwise, you can follow our guide Find Your Router IP Address.

Setting Up a Port Forward for a Synology RS-406 device

We have Network Utilities software that can 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 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 RS-406 device:

List of Routers - Customized for Synology RS-406

Those are the steps to take in order to forward ports in your router for a Synology RS-406 device.

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