How to Install Password Pusher on Your Synology NAS

How to Install Password Pusher on Your Synology NAS

Password Pusher is an opensource application to communicate passwords over the web, similar to Yopass and Private Bin. Links to passwords expire after a certain number of views and/or time has passed. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install Password Pusher on your Synology NAS using Docker and Portainer.

Note: This guide works perfectly with the latest Password Pusher v1.20.2 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.

Password Pusher Synology NAS Set up 1

  • STEP 5

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

Password Pusher Synology NAS Set up 2

  • 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 Password Pusher. After that, add the following instructions:

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

Destination:
Protocol: HTTP
Hostname: localhost
Port: 5100

Password Pusher Synology NAS Set up 3

  • 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.

Password Pusher Synology NAS Set up 5

  • STEP 9

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

Password Pusher Synology NAS Set up 6

  • STEP 10

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

Password Pusher Synology NAS Set up 7

  • STEP 11

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 12

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

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

version: '2.1'

services:
  db:
    image: mariadb
    container_name: Password-Pusher-DB
    restart: always
    ports:
      - 3306:3306
    environment:
      MARIADB_USER: passwordpusher_user
      MARIADB_PASSWORD: passwordpusher_passwd
      MARIADB_DATABASE: passwordpusher_db
      MARIADB_RANDOM_ROOT_PASSWORD: yes
    volumes:
      - /volume1/docker/passwordpusherdb:/var/lib/mysql

  pwpush:
    image: docker.io/pglombardo/pwpush-mysql:release
    container_name: Password-Pusher
    restart: always
    ports:
      - 5100:5100
    depends_on:
      - db
    links:
     - db:mysql

Password Pusher Synology NAS Set up 8

  • STEP 13

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.

Password Pusher Synology NAS Set up 9

  • STEP 14

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

Password Pusher Synology NAS Set up 10

  • STEP 15

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

  • STEP 16

Now open your browser and type in your HTTPS/SSL certificate like this https://passwordpusher.yourname.synology.me In my case it’s https://passwordpusher.mariushosting.synology.me If everything goes right, you will see the Password Pusher page. Add message / password then click Push it!. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Password Pusher Synology NAS Set up 11

  • STEP 17

Share the secret link with someone or click View This Password Now. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Password Pusher Synology NAS Set up 12

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This post was updated on Saturday / November 26th, 2022 at 4:47 PM