How to Install LubeLogger on Your Synology NAS

How to Install LubeLogger on Your Synology NAS

LubeLogger is a self-hosted, open-source vehicle service records and maintenance tracker. This container can be very useful if you have an auto repair shop or just to keep track of your car maintenance history. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install LubeLogger on your Synology NAS using Docker and Portainer.

💡Note: This guide works perfectly with the latest LubeLogger v1.2.1 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

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

LubeLogger Synology NAS Set up 1

  • STEP 4

Now create seven new folders inside the lubelogger folder that you have previously created at STEP 10 and name them config, data, documentsimages, keys, log, temp. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Note: Be careful to enter only lowercase, not uppercase letters.

LubeLogger Synology NAS Set up 1 new 2024

  • STEP 5

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 6

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

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

version: "3.9"
services:
  lubelogger:
    image: ghcr.io/hargata/lubelogger:latest
    container_name: LubeLogger
    mem_limit: 4g
    cpu_shares: 1024
    security_opt:
      - no-new-privileges:true
    restart: on-failure:5
    volumes:
      - /volume1/docker/lubelogger/config:/App/config
      - /volume1/docker/lubelogger/data:/App/data
      - /volume1/docker/lubelogger/documents:/App/wwwroot/documents
      - /volume1/docker/lubelogger/images:/App/wwwroot/images
      - /volume1/docker/lubelogger/log:/App/log
      - /volume1/docker/lubelogger/keys:/root/.aspnet/DataProtection-Keys
      - /volume1/docker/lubelogger/temp:/App/wwwroot/temp
    ports:
      - 8054:8080
    env_file:
      - stack.env

Synology LubeLogger 2024 Portainer 1

  • STEP 7

Click the Upload button after Web editor. Download the stack.env file by clicking the blue link below and then upload it from your computer in the “Load variables from .env files“. Follow the instructions in the image below. 🔒Note: Support my work to unlock the password.

Download stack.env file

Synology LubeLogger 2024 Portainer 2

  • STEP 8

Note: On the Environment variables, change the values for LC_ALL and LANG in case you want to use a different language than the default one. Example de_DE.UTF-8 for German. Check the full country code language list.

Synology LubeLogger 2024 Portainer 3

  • STEP 9

After you make the change, click the Web editor button. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Synology LubeLogger 2024 Portainer 4

  • STEP 10

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.

Synology LubeLogger 2024 Portainer 5

  • STEP 11

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

LubeLogger Synology NAS Set up 5

  • STEP 12

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  • STEP 13

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:8054 Click Settings to see the Lubelogger settings. Follow the instructions in the image below.

LubeLogger Synology NAS Set up 6

  • STEP 14

You can switch the theme to Dark Mode and Enable Authentication. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Synology LubeLogger 2024 Portainer 6 new2 2024

  • STEP 15

Click the green plus button to add a new vehicle. Follow the instructions in the image below.

LubeLogger Synology NAS Set up 8

  • STEP 16

After you have added the Car model, you can click on the image to access the settings for each one of your cars. Follow the instructions in the image below.

LubeLogger Synology NAS Set up 9

  • STEP 17

Manage your car maintenance thanks to the multitude of settings that LubeLogger brings at your disposal. Follow the instructions in the image below.

LubeLogger Synology NAS Set up 10

Enjoy LubeLogger!

🆘TROUBLESHOOTING

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

Note: If you want to run the LubeLogger container over HTTPS, check How to Run Docker Containers Over HTTPS. In order to make LubeLogger work via HTTPS, it’s mandatory to activate WebSocket.

Note: Can I run Docker on my Synology NAS? See the supported models.
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This post was updated on Tuesday / February 20th, 2024 at 4:27 AM