How to Install Ombi on Your Synology NAS

How to Install Ombi on Your Synology NAS

Ombi allows you to host your own Plex, Emby, Jellyfin request, and user management system. For example if you are sharing your Plex server with other users, allow them to request new content using an easy to manage interface! Manage all your requests for Movies and TV with ease, leave notes for the user and get notification when a user requests something. Allow your users to post issues against their requests so you know there is a problem with the audio etc. Even automatically send them weekly newsletters of new content that has been added to your Media server! In this step by step guide I will show you how to install Ombi on your Synology NAS using Docker.

  • STEP 1

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  • STEP 2

Install Docker via Synology “Package Center”.

Install Docker Synology DSM 7

  • STEP 3

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

Ombi Synology NAS Set up 1

  • STEP 4

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

Ombi Synology NAS Set up 2

  • STEP 5

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 Ombi“. Uncheck “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=ombi \
-p 3579:3579 \
-e PUID=1026 \
-e PGID=100 \
-e TZ=Europe/Bucharest \
-v /volume1/docker/ombi:/config \
--restart always \
ghcr.io/linuxserver/ombi

Note: Before you paste the code above in the Run command area, change the value numbers for PUID and PGID with your own values. (Follow my step by step guide on how to do this.)
Note: Before you paste the code above in the Run command area, change the value for TZ (Select your current Time Zone from this list).

Ombi Synology NAS Set up 3

  • STEP 6

After you click OK on STEP 5 a new warning pop up window will open. Click OK.

Ombi Synology NAS Set up 4

  • STEP 7

After you click OK on STEP 6, select your “Install Ombi” Task then click the “Run” tab. You will be asked to run Install Ombi – click Yes. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Ombi Synology NAS Set up 5

  • STEP 8

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

  • STEP 9

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:3579 Click Next. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Ombi Synology NAS Set up 6

  • STEP 10

Select your preferred Media Server then click Next. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Ombi Synology NAS Set up 7

  • STEP 11

Create Username and Password to protect your Ombi admin dashboard. Click Next. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Ombi Synology NAS Set up 8

  • STEP 12

Select Application Name, Application URL and add your custom logo if you have one then click Next. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Ombi Synology NAS Set up 9

  • STEP 13

Click Finish. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Ombi Synology NAS Set up 10

  • STEP 14

Sign In using your Username and Password you have previously created at STEP 11. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Ombi Synology NAS Set up 11

Enjoy your Ombi!

Ombi Synology NAS Set up 12

Note: If you want to run this container over an HTTPS check How to Run Docker Containers Over HTTPS.

Note: Find out how to update Ombi container with the latest image.
Note: Can I run Docker on my Synology NAS? See the supported models.
Note: How to Free Disk Space on Your NAS if You Run Docker.
Note: How to Schedule Start & Stop For Docker Containers.

This post was updated on Thursday / October 21st, 2021 at 9:52 PM