How to Install OpenSpeedTest on Your Synology NAS

How to Install OpenSpeedTest on Your Synology NAS

OpenSpeedTest is the most accurate and powerful online bandwidth test. You can use it to test your Home/Office LAN speed including your Local Area Network/Wi-Fi. The tool is designed to replicate your real-world connection speed. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install OpenSpeedTest 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 Control Panel / Task Scheduler / Create / Scheduled Task / User-defined script. Follow the instructions in the image below.

OpenSpeedTest Synology NAS Set up 1

  • STEP 4

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 OpenSpeedTest“. 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=openspeedtest \
-p 8004:3000 \
--restart always \

OpenSpeedTest Synology NAS Set up 2

  • STEP 5

After you click OK on STEP 4 a new warning pop up window will open. Click OK.

OpenSpeedTest Synology NAS Set up 3

  • STEP 6

After you click OK on STEP 5, select your “Install OpenSpeedTest” Task then click the “Run” tab. You will be asked to run Install OpenSpeedTest – click Yes. Follow the instructions in the image below.

OpenSpeedTest Synology NAS Set up 4

  • STEP 7

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

  • STEP 8

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:8004

OpenSpeedTest Synology NAS Set up 5

Enjoy your OpenSpeedTest network tool!

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

Note: Can I run Docker on my Synology NAS? See the supported models.
Note: Find out how to update OpenSpeedTest 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: Some Docker Containers Need WebSocket.

This post was updated on Thursday / May 5th, 2022 at 12:53 PM