Synology DSM 7: Application Portal is Now Login Portal

Synology DSM 7 Application Portal is Now Login Portal

When they upgraded their Synology NAS to DSM 7 beta, a lot of people panicked because they could no longer find the Reverse Proxy option on the new DSM version. DSM 7 also introduces a significant change: the old Application Portal icon in Control Panel in DSM 6.2.4 has been completely replaced in DSM 7 by a new icon called Login Portal.

DSM 6.2.4 Application Portal

1 Synology DSM 7 Login Portal

DSM 7.0 Login Portal

2 Synology DSM 7 Login Portal

In the new Login Portal you can change the Login Style, and you can even change the standard ports on your DSM operating system.
Note: Read my step by step guide on How to Change Ports 5000 and 5001 on DSM 7.

3 Synology DSM 7 Login Portal

For each Synology brand application, you can choose an alias based on your DDNS such as yourname.synology.me/backup, yourname.synology.me/audio etc. so you can easily access the login page of said application. And you can also customize the login page for each Synology app/package, just like with DSM Login Style. Moreover, you can opt for a custom domain name registered for example on GoDaddy, Namecheap, Google Domains etc., and use custom domain names for each individual applications. All in a professional style. Note: Read my step by step guide on how to get a free synology.me DDNS name.

4 Synology DSM 7 Login Portal

And finally, the option that everyone is looking for in DSM 7, but can’t find: Reverse Proxy. Where is Reverse Proxy on DSM 7? In DSM 7, Reverse Proxy is hidden in the last tab, Advanced, in Login Portal. Note: Read my step by step guide on how to use Reverse Proxy on DSM 7

5 Synology DSM 7 Login Portal

Note: On DSM 7, the Reverse Proxy option is hidden away. By comparison, on DSM 6.2.4, Reverse Proxy can be accessed directly from Application Portal – Reverse Proxy tab.

This post was updated on Tuesday / February 23rd, 2021 at 7:03 PM