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LDAP replication and CRYPT userPassword

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I have just discovered some issues with my previous article on OpenLDAP replication between Synology DSM and OpenBSD OpenLDAP. In the end, it is not possible to log-in on the OpenBSD LDAP instance using the original userPassword. Short story: CRYPT seem to not be various-platform-compatible.

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LDAP replication between Synology DSM and OpenBSD

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I want my OpenBSD 6.4 services to authenticate users from a remote LDAP server ; namely a Synology Directory Server (DSM 6.2.x). It turns out that this a standard OpenLDAP 2.4.x configured to accept replication¬†refreshAndPersist mode. So let’s configure a Primary / Secondary Replication system between Synology and OpenBSD.

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SMS alerts to Free Mobile using Synology

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Synology DSM can be configured to send notifications on various events. It can use Email, SMS and Push Service. I usually use email notifications to check for status. But here’s how I configured SMS notification for critical events using the French mobile operator “Free Mobile”.

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Synology DSM monitoring with Monit

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Monit is small, monit is fast, monit is installed on each of my servers. Unfortunately, I couldn’t found a package for Synology DSM 6. Hopefully, DSM is based on Linux and Monit provides binaries. So let’s install, run and monitor DSM using Monit.

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Synology DS918+ supports 16GB of RAM

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On the official Synology website, the DiskStation DS918+ has “Memory Expandable up to 8 GB (4 GB x 2)”. Well, in reality, it supports a bit more than this…

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