How to Install Calcom on Your Synology NAS

How to Install Calcom on Your Synology NAS

Calcom, formerly known as Calendso, is an open source Calendly alternative. With Calcom you are in charge of your own data, workflow and appearance. You have full control of your events and data, and have a power scheduling infrastructure. In this step by step guide I will show you how to Install Calcom on your Synology NAS.

Note: This guide works perfectly with the latest version of Calcom 2.5.9

  • STEP 1

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  • STEP 2

Install Portainer using my step by step guide. If you already have Portainer installed on your Synology NAS, skip this STEP. Attention: Make sure you have installed the latest Portainer version.

  • STEP 3

Make sure you have a synology.me Wildcard Certificate. Follow my guide to get a Wildcard Certificate. If you already have a synology.me Wildcard certificate, skip this STEP.

  • STEP 4

Go to Control Panel / Login Portal / Advanced Tab / click Reverse Proxy. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Calcom Calendso Synology NAS Set up 1

  • STEP 5

Now click the “Create” button. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Calcom Calendso Synology NAS Set up 2

  • STEP 6

After you click the Create button, the window below will open. Follow the instructions in the image below.

On the General area, set the Reverse Proxy Name description: type in Calendso. After that, add the following instructions:

Source:
Protocol: HTTPS
Hostname: calendso.yourname.synology.me
Port: 443

Check Enable HSTS

Destination:
Protocol: HTTP
Hostname: localhost
Port: 9605

Calcom Calendso Synology NAS Set up 3

  • STEP 7

On the Reverse Proxy Rules click the Custom Header tab. Click Create and then, from the drop-down menu, click WebSocket. After you click on WebSocket, two Header Names and two Values will be automatically added. Click Save. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Synology Proxy WebSocket

  • STEP 8

Go to Control Panel / Network / Connectivity tab/ Check Enable HTTP/2 then click Apply. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Calcom Calendso Synology NAS Set up 4

  • STEP 9

Go to Control Panel / Security / Advanced tab/ Check Enable HTTP Compression then click Apply. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Calcom Calendso Synology NAS Set up 5

  • STEP 10

Go to File Station and open the docker folder. Inside the docker folder, create one new folder and name it calcomdb. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Note: Be careful to enter only lowercase, not uppercase letters.

Calcom Calendso Synology NAS Set up 6

  • STEP 11

Follow my step by step guide on how to activate SMTP for your Gmail account. This step is mandatory. Note: If you don’t want to use the easiest way for SMTP with Google and you already have SMTP details from your own Mail Server, you can just skip this STEP and use your personalized email SMTP details instead.

  • STEP 12

Log into Portainer using your username and password. On the left sidebar in Portainer, click on Stacks then + Add stack. Follow the instructions in the image below.

1 Synology Portainer Add Stack

  • STEP 13

In the Name field type in calcom. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Note: Copy Paste the code below in the Portainer Stacks Web editor.

version: "3.9"
services:
  db:
    image: postgres
    container_name: Calcom-DB
    hostname: calcom-db
    mem_limit: 512m
    cpu_shares: 768
    security_opt:
      - no-new-privileges:true
    user: 1026:100
    healthcheck:
      test: ["CMD", "pg_isready", "-q", "-d", "calendso", "-U", "calendsouser"]
      interval: 10s
      timeout: 5s
      retries: 5
    volumes:
      - /volume1/docker/calcomdb:/var/lib/postgresql/data:rw
    env_file:
      - stack.env
    restart: on-failure:5

  calcom:
    image: calcom/cal.com:latest
    container_name: Calcom
    hostname: calcom
    security_opt:
      - no-new-privileges:true
    healthcheck:
      test: wget --no-verbose --tries=1 --spider http://localhost:3000/ || exit 1
    ports:
      - 9605:3000
    env_file:
      - stack.env
    restart: on-failure:5
    depends_on:
      db:
        condition: service_started

Note: Before you paste the code above in the Web editor area below, change the value numbers for user with your own UID and GID values. (Follow my step by step guide on how to do this.) 1026 is my personal UID value and 100 is my personal GID value. You have to type in your own values.

Calcom Calendso Synology NAS Set up 7

  • STEP 14

Click the Upload button after Web editor. Download the stack.env file by clicking the blue link below and then upload it from your computer in the “Load variables from .env files“. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Download stack.env file

Calcom Calendso Synology NAS Set up 8

  • STEP 15

Note: On the Environment variables change the value for EMAIL_FROM. Type in your own Gmail address that you have previously created at STEP 11. 🔴
Note: On the Environment variables change the value for EMAIL_SERVER_USER. Type in your own Gmail address that you have previously created at STEP 11. 🔴
Note: On the Environment variables change the value for EMAIL_SERVER_PASSWORD. Type in your own Gmail App password that you have previously created at STEP 11 🟣
Note: On the Environment variables change the value for TZ and add your own TIMEZONE.  (Select your current Time Zone from this list.) 🔵
Note: On the Environment variables change the value for NEXT_PUBLIC_WEBAPP_URL. Type in your own synology.me DDNS that you have previously created at STEP 6 with https at the beginning. 🟢
Warning: Do not change any of the other values.

Calcom Calendso Synology NAS Set up 9

  • STEP 16

After you made the changes, click the Web editor button. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Calcom Calendso Synology NAS Set up 10

  • STEP 17

Scroll down on the page until you see a button named Deploy the stack. Click on it. Follow the instructions in the image below. The installation process can take up to a few minutes. It will depend on your Internet speed connection.

Calcom Calendso Synology NAS Set up 11

Now just wait because the Calcom image is about 5GB.

  • STEP 18

If everything goes right, you will see the following message at the top right of your screen: “Success Stack successfully deployed“.

Calcom Calendso Synology NAS Set up 12

  • STEP 19

Go back to STEP 1 or you will deal with karma 🙂.

  • STEP 20

Now open your browser and type in your HTTPS/SSL certificate like this https://calendso.yourname.synology.me In my case it’s https://calendso.mariushosting.synology.me If everything goes right, you will see the Calcom Login page. Type in your own Username, Full name, Email address and Password, then click Next Step. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Calcom Calendso Synology NAS Set up 13

  • STEP 21

For now, Click Finish. All the options you see, you will set them up later on with calm. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Calcom Calendso Synology NAS Set up 14

  • STEP 22

Type in your own Username and your Full name that you have previously create at STEP 20. Select your Timezone then click Next Step. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Calcom Calendso Synology NAS Set up 15

  • STEP 23

Click I’ll connect my calendar later to set up your calendar later on with calm. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Calcom Calendso Synology NAS Set up 16

  • STEP 24

Click I’ll set my availability later to set up your availability later on with calm. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Calcom Calendso Synology NAS Set up 17

  • STEP 25

Upload your own profile photo, type in a few sentences about yourself then click Finish.

Calcom Calendso Synology NAS Set up 18

Your Calcom / Calendso dashboard at a glance!

Calcom Calendso Synology NAS Set up 19

Enjoy Calcom!

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Note: Convert Docker Run Into Docker Compose.
Note: How to Clean Docker.
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Note: Find out the Best NAS Models For Docker.
Note: Activate Gmail SMTP For Docker Containers.

This post was updated on Friday / February 3rd, 2023 at 11:45 PM