How to Install LogPaste on Your Synology NAS

How to Install LogPaste on Your Synology NAS

LogPaste is a minimalist web service for uploading and sharing log files with whoever you want. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install LogPaste on your Synology NAS using Docker.

💡Note: This guide works perfectly with the latest LogPaste 0.2.9 release.

  • STEP 1

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  • STEP 2

Install Container Manager via Synology “Package Center”. If you run an older DSM version (under 7.2), search for Docker instead of Container Manager.

Download Container Manager Synology Docker

  • 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.

LogPaste Synology NAS Set up 1

  • STEP 5

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

LogPaste 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 LogPaste. After that, add the following instructions:

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

Check Enable HSTS

Destination:
Protocol: HTTP
Hostname: localhost
Port: 3330

LogPaste Synology NAS Set up 3 new

  • 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 / Check Enable HTTP/2 then click Apply. Follow the instructions in the image below.

LogPaste Synology NAS Set up 4

  • STEP 9

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

LogPaste Synology NAS Set up 5

  • STEP 10

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

Synology User Defined Script

  • STEP 11

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 LogPaste. 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=logpaste \
-p 3330:3330 \
-e PORT=3330 \
-e SITE_DARK_MODE=true \
-e SITE_TITLE=mariushosting \
-v /volume1/docker/logpaste:/app/data \
--restart always \
mtlynch/logpaste

Note: Before you paste the code above in the Run command area, change the value for SITE_TITLE and add your own title. mariushosting is an example for a title. You have to insert your own title.

LogPaste Synology NAS Set up 7 new 2023

  • STEP 12

After you click OK on STEP 11 a new warning pop up window will open. Click OK.

LogPaste Synology NAS Set up 8

After you click OK, type in your DSM Password then click Submit. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Synology Task Scheduler Confirm Admin Password

  • STEP 13

After you click Submit on STEP 12, select your “Install LogPaste” Task then click the “Run” tab. You will be asked to run Install LogPaste – click OK. Follow the instructions in the image below.

LogPaste Synology NAS Set up 9

  • STEP 14

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

  • STEP 15

Now open your browser and type in your HTTPS/SSL certificate like this https://log.yourname.synology.me In my case it’s https://log.mariushosting.synology.me add your own text log then click Upload. Follow the instructions in the image below.

LogPaste Synology NAS Set up 10

  • STEP 16

After you click upload on STEP 15, your Shareable link will be ready. Click on it. Follow the instructions in the image below.

LogPaste Synology NAS Set up 11

Enjoy LogPaste!

LogPaste Synology NAS Set up 12

🆘TROUBLESHOOTING

If you encounter issues by using this container, make sure to check out the Common Docker issues article.

Note: Can I run Docker on my Synology NAS? See the supported models.
Note: Find out how to update the LogPaste 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: How to Clean Docker Automatically.
Note: Best Practices When Using Docker and DDNS.
Note: Some Docker Containers Need WebSocket.
Note: Find out the Best NAS Models For Docker.
Note: Activate Gmail SMTP For Docker Containers.

This post was updated on Wednesday / December 20th, 2023 at 12:02 AM