Opening Ports for Synology RS2212+ using Your Router

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

The ports that need to be forwarded for a Synology RS2212+ device are listed here:

Synology RS2212+ - 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 RS2212+ device

When you use a Synology RS2212+ device you may need to forward ports in your router. The purpose of forwarding ports is to make a direct connection from the internet to a Synology RS2212+ device.

By default routers do not allow incoming network requests. 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

We have free Router Detector software to help you find your router's IP address. It is part of our Network Utilities suite of tools and is free for you to use it.

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

How To Set Up Port Forwarding for a Synology RS2212+ device

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

Port forwarding can also be set up step-by-step by hand. The normal 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 RS2212+ device:

List of Routers - Customized for Synology RS2212+

That's all it takes to forward your ports for a Synology RS2212+ device.

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