ts-453mini

DSM on QNAP TS-453mini

    

Because I was unpleased with power management using QTS 4.3beta, I decided to see what Synology DSM would do on the QNAP TS-453mini. I installed DSM 5 using XPEnology. It’s not clear if that’s legal or not. But as it is just there to decide if I keep the QNAP or buy a real Syno… :)

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Authenticate OpenBSD users on QNAP LDAP

    

I wanted to share users authentication and permissions between the QNAP TS-453mini and my OpenBSD servers. An option is to enable and manage LDAP server on the QNAP and configure OpenBSD 6.0 to authenticate the users on the remote LDAP service.

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Metro theme for phpMyAdmin on QNAP

    

Just for fun, I wanted to install the “Metro” theme for phpMyAdmin on my QNAP TS-453mini. It’s not automatic from the Web interface but it can be done via the shared folders.

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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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