BIND server and DNS service on QNAP TS-453mini

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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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Enable extended statistics on Synology DNS Server

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I installed “DNS Server beta” 1.0-0012 on my Synology DS409slim. This package ships with Bind 9.9.2. This means we should be able to gather statistics from the embedded HTTP/XML server. Here’s how.

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Slave DNSServer (app_Domain Name System) on Synology DS409slim

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The Synology has DNS server software available from the Package Center. Let’s turn the NAS into a slave DNS server ; in case the primary virtual DNS server fails. I’m running DSM 4.1-2668 on a Synology DS409slim.

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Back to the sea ; the Domain Name Service (DNS), episode III

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Here’s the directions to configure a dual-view DNS on OpenBSD. I’ll be using BIND 9.4.2-P2 as shipped with 4.8.

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