How to Install LenPaste on Your Synology NAS

How to Install Lenpaste on Your Synology NAS

Lenpaste is a web service that allows you to share notes anonymously, an alternative to pastebin. You have a syntax highlighting option and you can easily embed the code everywhere. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install LenPaste on your Synology NAS using Docker.

Note: This guide works perfectly with the latest LenPaste v1.1.1 release.

  • 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.

LenPaste Synology NAS Set up 1

  • STEP 5

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

LenPaste 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 LenPaste. After that, add the following instructions:

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

Check: Enable HSTS.

Destination:
Protocol: HTTP
Hostname: localhost
Port: 8249

LenPaste 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.

LenPaste Synology NAS Set up 4

  • STEP 8

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

LenPaste Synology NAS Set up 5

  • STEP 9

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

LenPaste Synology NAS Set up 6

  • STEP 10

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

LenPaste Synology NAS Set up 7

  • STEP 11

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 12

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

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

version: "3"

services:
  lenpaste:
    image: git.lcomrade.su/root/lenpaste
    container_name: Lenpaste
    restart: always
    environment:
      - LENPASTE_ADDRESS=:80
      - LENPASTE_DB_DRIVER=sqlite3
      - LENPASTE_DB_SOURCE=/home/docker/lenpaste/lenpaste.db
      - LENPASTE_DB_CLEANUP_PERIOD=6h
      - LENPASTE_ROBOTS_DISALLOW=true
      - LENPASTE_TITLE_MAX_LENGTH=200 
      - LENPASTE_BODY_MAX_LENGTH=20000
      - LENPASTE_MAX_PASTE_LIFETIME=never 
      - LENPASTE_ADMIN_NAME=mariushosting
      - LENPASTE_ADMIN_MAIL=yourown@email
    volumes:
      - /volume1/docker/lenpaste:/data
    ports:
      - 8249:80 

Note: Before you paste the code above in the Web editor area, change the value for LENPASTE_ADMIN_NAME and add your own admin name. mariushosting is an example for an admin name. You have to insert your own admin name.
Note: Before you paste the code above in the Web editor area, change the value for LENPASTE_ADMIN_MAIL and add your own email.

1 Lenpaste Synology NAS Set up

  • STEP 13

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.

2 Lenpaste Synology NAS Set up

  • STEP 14

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

3 Lenpaste Synology NAS Set up

  • STEP 15

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

  • STEP 16

Now open your browser and type in your HTTPS/SSL certificate like this https://lenpaste.yourname.synology.me In my case it’s https://lenpaste.mariushosting.synology.me Click Settings. Follow the instructions in the image below.

LenPaste Synology NAS Set up 12

  • STEP 17

Add your own credentials. Click Save Settings then return to the first page.

LenPaste Synology NAS Set up 13

  • STEP 18

Create your first paste! Give it a name, add your code, choose the Syntax, add the expiration date, then hit the Create New Paste button. Follow the instructions in the image below.

LenPaste Synology NAS Set up 14

  • STEP 19

Your new paste that you have created at STEP 18 has its own address which you can share with your friends, or you can embed the code in your blog.

LenPaste Synology NAS Set up 15

  • STEP 20

Copy the embedded code. Follow the instructions in the image below.

LenPaste Synology NAS Set up 16

  • STEP 21

Paste the code in your own blog. Follow the instructions in the image below

LenPaste Synology NAS Set up 17

Enjoy LenPaste!

Note: Find out the full docker.compose.yml for the LenPaste container.

Note: Find out how to update the LenPaste container with the latest image.
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This post was updated on Sunday / September 11th, 2022 at 10:50 AM