How to Install CloudBeaver on Your Synology NAS

How to Install CloudBeaver on Your Synology NAS

CloudBeaver is a web server (web-based) database management tool which provides a rich web interface. The Server itself is a Java application, while the web part is written on TypeScript and React. It is free to use and open-source. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install CloudBeaver on your Synology NAS using Docker.

Note: This guide works perfectly with the latest CloudBeaver 22.2.5 release.

  • STEP 1

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  • STEP 2

Install Docker via Synology “Package Center”.

Install Docker Synology DSM 7

  • STEP 3

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

CloudBeaver Synology NAS Set up 1

  • STEP 4

Go to Control Panel / Task Scheduler / Create / Scheduled Task / User-defined script. Follow the instructions in the image below.

CloudBeaver Synology NAS Set up 2

  • STEP 5

Once you click on User-defined script, a new window will open. Follow the instructions below:

  1. General: In the Task field type in Install CloudBeaver. Uncheck the “Enabled” option. Select root User.
  2. Schedule: Select Run on the following date then select “Do not repeat“.
  3. Task Settings: Check “Send run details by email“, add your email then copy paste the code below in the Run command area. After that, click OK.
docker run -d --name=cloudbeaver \
-p 5495:8978 \
-v /volume1/docker/cloudbeaver:/opt/cloudbeaver/workspace \
--restart always \
dbeaver/cloudbeaver:latest

CloudBeaver Synology NAS Set up 3

  • STEP 6

After you click OK on STEP 5 a new warning pop up window will open. Click OK.

CloudBeaver Synology NAS Set up 4

  • STEP 7

After you click OK on STEP 6, select your “Install CloudBeaver” Task then click the “Run” tab. You will be asked to run Install CloudBeaver – click Yes. Follow the instructions in the image below.

CloudBeaver Synology NAS Set up 5

  • STEP 8

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  • STEP 9

The installation process can take up to a few seconds/minutes. It will depend on your Internet speed connection. Now open your browser and type in http://Synology-ip-address:5495 Click NEXT to configure CloudBeaver. Follow the instructions in the image below.

CloudBeaver Synology NAS Set up 6

  • STEP 10

Add your own Server Name, then your own Administrator Credentials, then click NEXT. Follow the instructions in the image below.

CloudBeaver Synology NAS Set up 7

  • STEP 11

Click FINISH. Follow the instructions in the image below.

CloudBeaver Synology NAS Set up 8

  • STEP 12

After you click FINISH at STEP 11, you will be redirected to the login page. Add your own credentials that you have previously created at STEP 10 then click LOGIN. Follow the instructions in the image below.

CloudBeaver Synology NAS Set up 9

  • STEP 13

Click +Add to add different databases. Follow the instructions in the image below.

CloudBeaver Synology NAS Set up 10

  • STEP 14

Enjoy CloudBeaver!

CloudBeaver Synology NAS Set up 11

You can also add the Dark Theme. At the top right of the page click on the gear icon then Theme / Dark. Follow the instructions in the image below.

CloudBeaver Synology NAS Set up 12

Note: If you want to run the CloudBeaver container over HTTPS, check my guide on How to Run Docker Containers Over HTTPS.

Note: Can I run Docker on my Synology NAS? See the supported models.
Note: Find out how to update the CloudBeaver container with the latest image.
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This post was updated on Sunday / November 27th, 2022 at 4:29 AM