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BIND server and DNS service on QNAP TS-453mini

QTS 4.x and the App Center have many applications et services available for Qnap. But there don’t seem to be a stand-alone DNS service. DNS can be enabled when configuring QNAP as a Domain Controller but -1- I don’t need a DC -2- that feature seems to go down quite often. So let’s run the good old BIND boy.

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Applying binary errata patches on OpenBSD

Maintaining OpenBSD up-to-date is quite easy using the Errata Patches. But this requires using cvs and make to download, compile and apply thoses patches. In some cases, this is also true pour ports. There is a way to deal with binary objects only: openup by M:Tier. This is how to do it.

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Manual mysql_secure_installation on QNAP

I have installed the SQL server on my QNAP TS-453mini but couldn’t find the mysql_secure_installation script. As far as I understood it, it simply changes the root password, disable remote sensible access and deletes the test database. So I decided to run the commands manually inside phpMyAdmin.

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