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Re: Note Station / DS Note

Unread post by Rusty1281 » Sat Nov 25, 2017 5:03 pm

bug reports goes via synology site not this forum.
2) I've configured a certain VirtualHost DNS
How did you configure this? I have it via app portal and share links use public name
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Re: Note Station / DS Note

Unread post by losty » Sun Nov 26, 2017 11:13 am

That's actually a good point. I've set the hostname to "notes.mydomain.com", but I cannot set the ports to 80/443 because Webstation is listening on those. I've used mod_proxy in the vhost to tunnel the stuff to Note Station (among other services). So that's why Note Station still generates ugly URLs. Any workarounds? Is it possible to override this port in some config-file?

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Re: Note Station / DS Note

Unread post by Rusty1281 » Sun Nov 26, 2017 11:32 am

Use application portal setting in control panel. There is also a revers proxy setting as well to reroute services from custom ports to a port of your choice. Give it a go.
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Re: Note Station / DS Note

Unread post by losty » Sun Nov 26, 2017 11:20 pm

Thanks for the hint with the Reverse Proxy tab - didn't knew it exists...

However:
a) I checked and actually I did NOT use any manual Vhost stuff (which I commonly use for other services - which will now probably move to that reverse proxy tab ;-)). The setting in App-Portal for Note Station to set the domain to notes.mydomain.com appears to be enough to make Note Station reachable via web (and app), but the port in the generated URLs will still be :5001 (note that this is DSM https port and NOT Note Station https, which is :9351)

b) obviously I cannot use that domain name notes.mydomain.com in the App portal for Note Station and as an reverse proxy at the same time. If I remove it as the Note Statiom domain name and only set it as a reverse proxy to localhost:9351, I get 502 Bad Gateway when browing to https://notes.mydomin.com.

I'm a bit confused now on how to accomplish this. What setup did you have in mind (or do you use) to get clean generated URLs?

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Re: Note Station / DS Note

Unread post by Rusty1281 » Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:43 am

losty wrote: I'm a bit confused now on how to accomplish this. What setup did you have in mind (or do you use) to get clean generated URLs?
Well I have under App portal setup NoteStation url that points to my lets encrypt name, for exp notes.mydomain.synology.me using the customized domain feature.

After that I have setup a revers proxy parametar that configured:

source: https protocol, hostname: notes.mydomain.synology.me (and my custom port that I use, lets say in your case 5001)
destination: https protocol, hostname: notes.mydomain.synology.me (and port 443)

This way I have a clean https url on a custom domain thats pushing my notes app on a custom port to 443, and as such I don't have to have it entered in the URL. Also all share generated urls are using the same clean url.

Adding and setting up customized domain without the revers proxy should work as well. NS should pick up on port 443 without the revers proxy setup. So try 1st without revers using the customized domain name, if that will not be enough try using the setting in revers.
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Re: Note Station / DS Note

Unread post by losty » Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:06 pm

Hmm... thank for the explanation, but...

...are you on some beta version? I cannot enter that stuff - getting blocked by DSM...


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Re: Note Station / DS Note

Unread post by Rusty1281 » Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:51 pm

No beta version. I'm on the latest version thats 6.1.4 atm. Have you tried to use only with application portal settings without proxy? What exact port are you running you notes? Not really sure you can run it on 443 considering its reserved by DSM web services.

One option to use revers proxy would be to use your domain name on your 5001 port and redirect it to your domain name on port 443. This way you will get a clean url with no custom port need. Not sure why you would wanna use localhost as your final url name. The point is that the services you are running over the internet should have your registered domain name and not use localhost name at all.
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More fonts and codebox (snippets) support

Unread post by avoova » Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:35 pm

My wishlist :)

Note station could be very usefull as snippets repository with in our company. I really miss a codebox for preformated text and support for more fonts like consolas, courier, monospace etc. It would be great to have syntax highlighting support as well as Text Editor by Synology.

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Re: Note Station / DS Note

Unread post by pacman » Tue Dec 26, 2017 9:03 am

The Note Station ToDo function is very limited and needs to be expanded to be on par with the other ToDo list apps which are available, e.g. ToDoist. For example, include recurring ToDos so that one can be reminded of maintenance tasks which are performed monthly or yearly.

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Re: Note Station / DS Note

Unread post by jeb01 » Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:23 pm

I really like the DS Note Station. I use it via the Chrome Add-on. There are two feature requests that I would to make:


1. Add tags to tasks
- with the ability to sort all notes and tasks with the same tag together and separately (ie all tasks with the same tag)

2. Archive for tasks
- a container to place old tasks (completed or uncompleted)
- once a task goes into the archive it wouldn't show up as overdue (if not completed) or starred
- tasks in the archive still need to be searchable


Kind regards

John Behnan

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Re: Note Station / DS Note

Unread post by jhein » Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:32 pm

Feature Request: Encrypted Notebooks

Being able to encrypt notes is nice, but it does not really work well for two reasons:

Problem 1
If you really use NoteStation for all your notes, you will really fast end up with hundreds of notes and many of them will contain sensitive information. That's what a note app is for, right? But encrypting each one individually takes a lot of extra time and doesn't really scale well.

Problem 2
Note titles are not encrypted and still readable. This is basically necessary, because you need to know which note to decrypt. But in combination with the fact that the default view, when opening the app, is a reverse chronological list of all your notes with their titles readable. This defeats the purpose of the encryption. For example, when I open NoteStation during a meeting on Monday, my colleagues can see that during the weekend I researched Kamasutra workshops, new job opportunities, and treatment options for excessive sweat smell. This is bad. Especially because you can't hide notes from this view.

The only option to prevent this from happening right now is either use fake note titles, which adds even more work and confusion. Or use a different app for one of those types of notes, which pretty much defeats the purpose of an app that wants to be the one central place for all your notes.

Solution:
Encrypted Notebooks would easily solve both problems altogether. You can just create an encrypted notebook called "Private", so nobody knows what's in there AND you only need to unlock/decrypt once when you start working. Even if you had to manually encrypt the notebook after working in it, this would make things much easier for people with lots of notes. But the perfect solution would probably be handling it like password managers: Notes are saved in an encrypted vault. When you unlock the notebook, the key is stored temporary and get erased when you either quit the app, get logged out by the OS, and after a configurable timeout.

I am pretty sure that I am not the only one with those problems and you would make a lot of people happy with encrypted notebooks :)

Thank you for your consideration,
Julian

P.S.: I made up all the examples above, but I thought they would help to illustrate the fact that note titles should be encrypted too :)
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Re: Note Station / DS Note

Unread post by Twisted World » Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:02 pm

jhein wrote:Encrypted Notebooks would easily solve both problems altogether. You can just create an encrypted notebook called "Private", so nobody knows what's in there AND you only need to unlock/decrypt once when you start working.
Encryption for an entire notebook would indeed be awesome!

PS, don't name encrypted folders/notebooks/whatever "private", it will only make hackers/scriptkiddies/colleagues who stumble upon it curious and try to access it.

Personally I named my encrypted folder with sensitive information "Encryption Test", which (hopefully) wouldn't sound to interesting to anyone. ;-)
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Note Station / DS Note - Possible bug

Unread post by 411TECHCREW » Sat Feb 17, 2018 5:11 am

I installed the DS NOTE for Windows on a Windows 10 x 64 system. When I enter the connection info it appears to connect and shows that 10% SYNCED, but that's it. It never finishes syncing. If I reboot the pc, the connection info needs to be re entered and the same thing happens. I have tried connecting to 2 different Diskstations, 1 local, and 1 over the internet and the same happens on both connections.
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If I use my iphone, DS Note IOS works fine so the connections are not blocked by the firewall.

Any ideas?

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Re: Note Station / DS Note

Unread post by kaldyzs » Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:26 pm

Sharing the Tasks/ToDo list with other users/groups would be a very useful feature to implement.

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Re: Note Station / DS Note

Unread post by pleiades » Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:34 am

Feature Request: Basic/Custom Keyboard Shortcut for the Desktop App

I would like to request to add basic/custom keyboard shortcut to the Note Station Desktop App. Some basic keyboard shortcuts like pressing Delete key will delete a note/todo, currently you have to right click and press delete option. and also a way to customize the keyboard shortcut by the user.

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