How can I access my QNAP NAS remotely?

How to Access Your QNAP NAS Remotely

To access your QNAP NAS remotely, follow these steps:

1. Enable Remote Access

To enable remote access to your QNAP NAS, you need to configure the necessary settings:

  • Open the QTS (QNAP Turbo NAS System) web interface.
  • Navigate to "Control Panel" and then "System Settings".
  • Click on "Network & File Services" and select the "Remote Access" tab.
  • Enable "Enable Remote Access" and choose the desired connection method (CloudLink, DDNS, or QuickConnect).
  • Configure the necessary settings based on the chosen connection method (e.g., CloudLink account, DDNS domain name).
  • Click "Apply" to save the settings.

2. Set Up Port Forwarding

In order to access your QNAP NAS remotely, you might need to set up port forwarding on your router:

  • Log in to your router's administration interface.
  • Navigate to the port forwarding settings.
  • Add a new port forwarding rule, specifying the internal IP address of your QNAP NAS and the required ports (default: 80 for HTTP, 443 for HTTPS).
  • Save the settings.

3. Access Your QNAP NAS Remotely

Once you have completed the above steps, you can access your QNAP NAS remotely:

  • Open a web browser on your remote device (e.g., computer, smartphone).
  • Enter the external IP address (or domain name) of your QNAP NAS followed by the specified port (if applicable) in the address bar. For example, "https://123.456.78.90" or "".
  • If necessary, login with your QNAP NAS credentials.
  • You should now be able to access and manage your QNAP NAS remotely.

Note: The availability and functionality of remote access features may vary depending on the specific model and firmware version of your QNAP NAS.

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