Map Subdomains to Docker Containers with Synology

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The other day I got fed up with having to insert diskstation.local:12345 to point towards an installed service on my NAS. I also thought that my SO has difficulties remembering all the ports (I do too) and cleaning up the browser cache doesn’t help either. So, I thought: Wouldn’t it be nicer if instead of disksation.local:32400 I could just type plex.laurii.lan? Yes! Yes, it would! :) So I started my quest to make things happen. Use case My se case is the following: As a local user, I want to…read more

Set Up a Local DNS with Synology DiskStation

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The last days I tried to set up a local DNS cache thing on my Synology, just to use up the CPU a bit more. Why? Because once the request is in the cache, it’s much faster :) So, here is a simple tutorial to set up the DNS on your Synology box. Prerequisites There are, of course some prerequisites to all this: A Synology box. I have a DS1515+, but AFAIK any will work Your DNS addresses. All ISPs have their own, but you can get Google’s too An…read more