Synology: How to add an additional IP for VLAN?

Synology uses a linux environment but its not the same as adding one for Linux. I have a 418+ and only has one enet connection but I wanted to have an additional IP for my lab and the other for general access. The one big difference is normally I would create a virtual IP but … Continue reading Synology: How to add an additional IP for VLAN?

Synology as a Centralized Log Server

I have several systems that run constantly and other just as needed. One thing I really wanted was a centralized logging server. I could have configured a syslog server on my Red Hat mini for example but since I already had a Synology why not use it for this. I have ample storage space and … Continue reading Synology as a Centralized Log Server

Installing Linux VM via Kickstart Running on Synology

You may run into an issue after setting up your Synology Diskstation for booting Kickstart clients, where the VM won't boot PXE properly. This can also happen if you have a dedicated server acting as you Kickstart server. The issue is by default when you create a VM is want to use "Share with my … Continue reading Installing Linux VM via Kickstart Running on Synology

Kickstart Server on Synology

This was performed on this release of DSM: DSM 6.2.2-24922 Update 4 and a DS418+ Synology Diskstations can offer allot of flexibility to a home lab. Originally I had a Centos7 kickstart instance running in VMware but I wanted something that was always available. Since I use my DS418+ for backups and media I wanted … Continue reading Kickstart Server on Synology