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Configuring DNS Server Settings

A Domain Name System (DNS) server translates a domain name into an IP address. You can either automatically obtain a public DNS server IP address or manually assign an IP address for the DNS server.

  1. Go to Control Panel > Network & File Services > Network & Virtual Switch.

    The Network & Virtual Switch window opens.

  2. Go to Network > Interfaces.
  3. Identify the adapter that you want to configure, then click > Configure.

    The Configure window opens.

  4. Go to the DNS tab.
  5. Select one of the following options:


    User Action

    Obtain DNS server address automatically

    Automatically obtain the IP address using DHCP.

    Use the following DNS server address

    Manually assign the IP address for the primary and secondary DNS servers.


    QNAP recommends specifying at least one DNS server to allow URL lookups.

  6. Click Apply.

Network & Virtual Switch updates the DNS server settings.