Does Synology require port forwarding?
If you want the devices behind NAT devices (e.g., routers or gateways) to be accessed over the Internet, you should set up port forwarding rules to forward packets. If you want your Synology NAS within your local network to be accessible over the Internet, multiple port forwarding rules may be required.
How do I setup port forwarding on Synology NAS?
To add port forwarding rules:
- Go to Network Center > Port Forwarding > Port Forwarding.
- Click Create to open the setup window.
- Specify Name, Private IP address, Public port, Private port, and Protocol (TCP or UDP).
- Click Create at the bottom to complete the settings.
What ports need to be open for Synology?
|Synology Drive Server||80 (link sharing), 443 (link sharing), 5000 (HTTP), 5001 (HTTPS), 6690 (file syncing)||TCP|
|Synology High Availability (HA)||123 (NTP), ICMP, 5000 (HTTP), 5001 (HTTPS), 1234, 9997, 9998, 9999 (Synology Assistant), 874, 5405, 5406, 7400-7999 (HA)||TCP/UDP|
How do I enable port forwarding on Linksys?
- Access the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router’s local access interface through a browser like Safari® or Internet Explorer®.
- Click on the Apps and Gaming tab.
- Click Single Port Forwarding > Add a new Single Port Forwarding.
- Enter the details of the device or application that you want to forward ports to.
- Click Save.
How do I make my Synology NAS accessible over the Internet?
Access your Synology NAS over the Internet and share files
- Set up QuickConnect. Go to Control Panel > QuickConnect.
- Share files on your NAS using QuickConnect. With QuickConnect enabled, you can easily share files stored on your Synology NAS to anyone without worrying about port forwarding.
How do I make my Synology NAS accessible on the Internet?
- Go to Control Panel > QuickConnect.
- Check the Enable QuickConnect box.
- If you do not have a Synology Account, click Log in to or register a Synology Account.
- Create your own QuickConnect ID in the QuickConnect ID field.
- If you do not see the QuickConnect DSM link, click Advanced and make sure DSM is enabled.
How do I access Synology externally?
The step-by-step plan
- Next, go to the configuration screen.
- Select ‘QuickConnect’.
- Select the “Enable QuickConnect” check box.
- Log in with a Synology account.
- After logging in, choose a name for your NAS with which you can access it from outside your network and enter it in ‘QuickConnect ID’.
What’s the difference between single port forwarding and port range forwarding?
Single Port Forwarding – Continuously forward traffic to one specific device through one specific port. These ports remain open. Port Range Forwarding – Continuously forward traffic to one specific device through a range of ports. These ports remain open.
Can Synology NAS run on Wi-Fi?
No, Synology NAS running DSM 6.2 or above no longer supports Wi-Fi dongles, such as wireless, 3G, 4G, or LTE dongles. For better connection stability and performance, we suggest that you use an Ethernet cable to connect your Synology NAS to your switch, router, or hub.
How do I access Synology drive outside network?
How do I map a Synology drive outside the local network over the Internet?
How to Map Synology NAS Drive Outside the Local Network (Over Internet).
- Set up WebDav on Synology NAS device.
- Assign a Static IP Address on Synology NAS.
- Obtain a Free Domain Name using a DDNS Service.
- Setup Port Forwarding on your Router.
- Set up DDNS on Synology NAS Device.
When should I use Linksys Bridge Mode?
Setting your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router to Bridge Mode is applicable when you want to:
- Connect two (2) routers with the capability of sharing the network resources.
- Use the router as an additional access point on an existing network.
- Connect the router to a modem/router from your Internet Service Provider (ISP)