How to Install Conreq on Your Synology NAS

How to Install Conreq on Your Synology NAS

Conreq is an application for managing requests for your media library. It integrates with your existing services such as Sonarr and Radarr. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install Conreq on your Synology NAS using Docker.

  • 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 conreq. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Note: Be careful to enter only lowercase, not uppercase letters.

Conreq 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.

Conreq 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 Conreq. 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=conreq \
-p 5347:8000 \
-e PUID=1026 \
-e PGID=100 \
-e TZ=Europe/Bucharest \
-v /volume1/docker/conreq:/config \
--restart always \
ghcr.io/roxedus/conreq

Note: Before you paste the code above in the Run command area below, change the value numbers for PUID and PGID with your own values. (Follow my step by step guide on how to do this.)
Note: Before you paste the code above in the Run command area below, change the value for TZ. (Select your current Time Zone from this list.)

Conreq Synology NAS Set up 3

  • STEP 6

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

Conreq Synology NAS Set up 4

  • STEP 7

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

Conreq 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:5347 Add your own Email, a Username and a Password. Click Next. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Conreq Synology NAS Set up 6

  • STEP 10

Add your own Sonarr address and the API Key. Click Next. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Conreq Synology NAS Set up 7

  • STEP 11

Add your own Radarr address and the API Key. Click Submit. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Conreq Synology NAS Set up 8

You are now ready to manage requests!

Conreq Synology NAS Set up 9

Enjoy Conreq!

Conreq Synology NAS Set up 10

Note: If you want to run the Conreq 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 Conreq container with the latest image.
Note: How to Free Disk Space on Your NAS if You Run Docker.
Note: How to Schedule Start & Stop For Docker Containers.

This post was updated on Thursday / November 18th, 2021 at 11:45 PM