Synology Disk DS211J

Matthew Palmer mpalmer at
Thu Sep 29 21:30:40 UTC 2011

On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 12:11:48PM -0700, Jones, Barry wrote:
> A little off topic, but wanted to share... I purchased a home storage
> Synology DS1511+.  After configuring it on the home net, I did some
> captures to look at the protocols, and noticed that the DS1511+ is making
> outgoing connections to (www) and (port 81 &
> 89) on a regular basis.  These addresses are owned by Synology and Chungwa
> Telecom in Taiwan.

And this is why the prudent home admin runs a firewall device he or she can
trust, and has a "default deny" rule in place even for outgoing connections.

- Matt

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