How to Install Odoo on Your Synology NAS

How to Install Odoo on Your Synology NAS

Odoo is a suite of open source business apps that cover all your company needs: CRM, eCommerce, accounting, inventory, point of sale, project management etc. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install Odoo on your Synology NAS using Docker.

💡Note: This guide works perfectly with the latest Odoo 17 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.

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  • STEP 5

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

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  • 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 Odoo. After that, add the following instructions:

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

Check Enable HSTS

Destination:
Protocol: HTTP
Hostname: localhost
Port: 8069

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

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  • STEP 9

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

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  • STEP 10

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

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  • STEP 11

Now create five new folders inside the odoo folder that you created at STEP 10 and name them addons, cache, db, local, web-data. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Note: Be careful to enter only lowercase, not uppercase letters.

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  • STEP 12

Right click on the odoo folder that you have previously created at STEP 10 then click Properties. Follow the instructions in the image below.

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  • STEP 13

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.

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  • STEP 14

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

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  • STEP 15

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

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  • STEP 16

After you click Done on STEP 15, check “Apply to this folder, sub-folders and files“. Click Save. Follow the instructions in the image below.

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  • STEP 17

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 18

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

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

version: "3.9"
services:
  db:
    image: postgres
    container_name: Odoo-DB
    hostname: odoo-db
    mem_limit: 512m
    cpu_shares: 768
    security_opt:
      - no-new-privileges:true
    user: 1026:100
    healthcheck:
      test: ["CMD", "pg_isready", "-q", "-d", "postgres", "-U", "odoouser"]
      timeout: 45s
      interval: 10s
      retries: 10
    volumes:
      - /volume1/docker/odoo/db:/var/lib/postgresql/data:rw
    environment:
      POSTGRES_DB: postgres
      POSTGRES_USER: odoouser
      POSTGRES_PASSWORD: odoopass
    restart: on-failure:5

  odoo:
    image: odoo:17
    container_name: Odoo
    hostname: odoo
    mem_limit: 1g
    cpu_shares: 768
    security_opt:
      - no-new-privileges:true
    user: 1026:100
    healthcheck:
      test: curl -f http://localhost:8069/ || exit 1
    ports:
      - 8069:8069
    volumes:
      - /volume1/docker/odoo/web-data:/var/lib/odoo:rw
      - /volume1/docker/odoo/addons:/mnt/extra-addons:rw
      - /volume1/docker/odoo/cache:/.cache/pip:rw
      - /volume1/docker/odoo/local:/.local:rw
#     - /volume1/docker/odoo/config:/etc/odoo:rw   
      # only need for special configurations
      # https://github.com/odoo/docker/blob/master/14.0/odoo.conf
    environment:
      HOST: odoo-db
      PORT: 5432
      USER: odoouser
      PASSWORD: odoopass
    restart: on-failure:5
    depends_on:
      db:
        condition: service_healthy

Note: Before you paste the code above in the Web editor area below, change the value numbers for user with your own UID and GID values. (Follow my step by step guide on how to do this.) 1026 is my personal UID value and 100 is my personal GID value. You have to type in your own values.

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  • STEP 19

Scroll down on the page until you see a button called 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.

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  • STEP 20

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

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  • STEP 21

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

  • STEP 22

Now open your browser and type in your HTTPS/SSL certificate like this https://odoo.yourname.synology.me that you have previously created at STEP 6. In my case it’s https://odoo.mariushosting.synology.me then type in the following:

  1. Type in your automatically generated Master Password.
  2. Type in a random name for your database.
  3. Type in your Email.
  4. Type in a random Password.
  5. Type in your Phone number.
  6. Select your Language.
  7. Select your Country.
  8. Click Create database.

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  • STEP 23

After you click Create database wait a few minutes until the database is created. After the database is created, you will be prompted to type in your own Email and Password that you have previously created at STEP 22. Click Log in. Follow the instructions in the image below.

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  • STEP 24

Your Odoo dashboard at a glance!

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  • STEP 25

Below I will show you how to install the Python library on Odoo which is necessary for the OnlyOffice and Frepple addon. On the left sidebar in Portainer, click Containers. Identify your Odoo instance, then click on the little terminal icon. Follow the instructions in the image below.

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  • STEP 26

After you click on the little terminal icon at STEP 25, a new page will open. Click Connect. Follow the instructions in the image below.

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  • STEP 27

After you click Connect at STEP 26, a Console will open. Copy Paste the code below in the console.

pip install pyjwt
  • STEP 28

Once the code is inserted, confirm by pressing Enter on your keyboard to start the Python installation process.

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  • STEP 29

On the left sidebar in Portainer, click Containers. Identify your Odoo instance, select it then click Restart. Follow the instructions in the image below.

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Enjoy your Odoo!

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This post was updated on Monday / December 11th, 2023 at 8:58 AM