How to Install DopplerTask on Your Synology NAS

How to Install DopplerTask on Your Synology NAS

DopplerTask is a revolutionary open-source software that allows you to easily automate tasks. Whether it’s a bunch of bash scripts or just starting your car remotely, you can automate it. Build, run, reuse and share automations with anyone around the globe. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install DopplerTask on your Synology NAS using Docker.

Note: This guide works perfectly with the latest DopplerTask 0.14.6 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 dopplertask. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Note: Be careful to enter only lowercase, not uppercase letters.

DopplerTask 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.

DopplerTask 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 DopplerTask. 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=dopplertask \
-p 3779:8090 \
-p 61614:61614 \
-v /volume1/docker/dopplertask:/root \
--restart always \
dopplertask/dopplertask

DopplerTask Synology NAS Set up 3

  • STEP 6

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

DopplerTask Synology NAS Set up 4

  • STEP 7

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

DopplerTask Synology NAS Set up 5

  • STEP 8

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

  • 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:3779

DopplerTask Synology NAS Set up 6

Enjoy DopplerTask!

Note: If you want to run the DopplerTask 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 DopplerTask 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.
Note: How to Activate Email Notifications.
Note: How to Add Access Control Profile on Your NAS.
Note: How to Change Docker Containers Restart Policy.
Note: How to Use Docker Containers With VPN.
Note: Convert Docker Run Into Docker Compose.
Note: How to Clean Docker.
Note: Some Docker Containers Need WebSocket.

This post was updated on Thursday / May 5th, 2022 at 12:29 PM