DHCP Server

Features

  • Turns Synology NAS into a DHCP server and allocates dynamic IP addresses to DHCP clients within the local network
  • Distributes subnets to multiple VLANs
  • Custom configurations for DHCP clients to suit different network scenarios
  • Boots up client devices over the network with TFTP and PXE

Specifications

  • Supports multiple subnets on each interface
  • IP address reservation for MAC addresses
  • DHCP options to configure additional network settings for certain services
  • Vendor-specific options for clients with similar configuration requirements
  • Supports TFTP and PXE to boot up client devices over the network
  • Modifies read-only and read/write permissions for TFTP clients
  • Monitors network access by IP ranges
  • Supports downloading PXE boot loader files from remote TFTP servers
  • Customizes the maximum number of DHCP clients
  • Customizes the lease time for all connected devices
  • Sets up an IP range by manually or automatically assigning a subnet mask
  • Saves network settings for devices with static IP addresses
  • Supports Web Proxy Auto-Discovery (WPAD) to locate a list of DHCP clients and their network configurations

Limitations

  • Each network interface allows only one DHCP Server

DNS Server

Features

  • Master and slave zones
  • Forward and reverse domain resolution
  • NS, A, AAAA, CNAME, MX, SPF, SRV, TXT, PTR, CAA records
  • TSIG (Transfer Signature) keys
  • Split-horizon DNS
  • Supports Active Directory zone record management with Synology Directory Server package installed
  • Supports log search with types and content

Proxy Server

Features

  • Caching and access control for HTTP-based services
  • Retrieves cached content to effectively speed up services
  • Denies users from accessing restricted web services

Specifications

  • Caches data to memory and disks
  • Access control to allow or deny any specific source IP addresses or hostnames
  • Access logs
  • Operates as a transparent proxy in wireless router mode with a Wi-Fi dongle

Limitations

  • For HTTPS requests, files will not be cached while the access rules will be enforced
  • DHCP Server is required in the wireless router mode