How to Install MySpeed on Your Synology NAS

How to Install MySpeed on Your Synology NAS

MySpeed is a speed test analysis software that records your internet speed for up to 30 days. With MySpeed you can easily generate clear statistics on speed, ping, and more. Configure health checks to notify you via Gotify, Discord, WhatsApp, or Telegram in case of errors or downtime. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install MySpeed on your Synology NAS using Docker & Portainer.

💡Note: This guide works perfectly with the latest MySpeed v0.10.3 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 myspeed. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Note: Be careful to enter only lowercase, not uppercase letters.

MySpeed Synology NAS Set up 1

  • STEP 4

Right click on the myspeed folder that you have previously created at STEP 3 then click Properties. Follow the instructions in the image below.

MySpeed Synology NAS Set up 2

  • STEP 5

Go to the Permission tab then click Advanced options. From the drop-down menu choose “Make inherited permissions explicit“. Follow the instructions in the image below.

MySpeed Synology NAS Set up 3

  • STEP 6

Select Everyone then click the Edit tab. Follow the instructions in the image below.

MySpeed Synology NAS Set up 4

  • STEP 7

Check all Read and Write Permissions. Click Done. Follow the instructions in the image below.

MySpeed Synology NAS Set up 5

  • STEP 8

After you click Done on STEP 7, check “Apply to this folder, sub-folders and files“. Click Save. Follow the instructions in the image below.

MySpeed Synology NAS Set up 6

  • STEP 9

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 10

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

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

version: "3.9"
services:
  myspeed:
    container_name: MySpeed
    image: germannewsmaker/myspeed:latest
    mem_limit: 4g
    cpu_shares: 1024
    security_opt:
      - no-new-privileges:true
    restart: on-failure:5
    ports:
      - 5216:5216
    volumes:
      - /volume1/docker/myspeed:/myspeed/data:rw
    environment:
      NODE_ENV: production

MySpeed Synology NAS Set up 7

  • STEP 11

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.

MySpeed Synology NAS Set up 8

  • STEP 12

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

MySpeed Synology NAS Set up 9

  • STEP 13

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

  • STEP 14

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:5216 Click Accept to accept the terms of use. Follow the instructions in the image below.

MySpeed Synology NAS Set up 10

  • STEP 15

At the top right of the page, click the Start Speedtest button. Follow the instructions in the image below.

MySpeed Synology NAS Set up 11

  • STEP 16

Once your speedtest is ready, click on the gear icon to access the settings. Follow the instructions in the image below.

MySpeed Synology NAS Set up 12

  • STEP 17

Click Switch view. Follow the instructions in the image below.

MySpeed Synology NAS Set up 13

  • STEP 18

Click Test statistics, then click Update. Follow the instructions in the image below.

MySpeed Synology NAS Set up 14

  • STEP 19

Your MySpeed dashboard statistics at a glance!

MySpeed Synology NAS Set up 15

Enjoy MySpeed!

🆘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 MySpeed container over HTTPS, check How to Run Docker Containers Over HTTPS. In order to make MySpeed 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 Wednesday / January 24th, 2024 at 4:12 AM