How to Install Pastefy on Your Synology NAS

How to Install Pastefy on Your Synology NAS

Pastefy is an open source alternative to Gists or Pastebin. Do you want to share some code with your friends or just save it for yourself? Just paste it! In this step by step guide I will show you how to install Pastefy on your Synology NAS using Docker & Portainer.

💡Note: This guide works perfectly with the latest Pastefy v6.7.3 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

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.

Pastefy Synology NAS Set up 1

  • STEP 5

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

Pastefy 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 Pastefy. After that, add the following instructions:

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

Check Enable HSTS

Destination:
Protocol: HTTP
Hostname: localhost
Port: 9429

Pastefy 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.

Pastefy Synology NAS Set up 4

  • STEP 9

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

Pastefy Synology NAS Set up 5

  • STEP 10

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

Pastefy Synology NAS Set up 6

  • 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 pastefydb. 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: mariadb:11.3-jammy
    container_name: Pastefy-DB
    security_opt:
      - no-new-privileges:true
    healthcheck:
      test: timeout 10s bash -c ':> /dev/tcp/127.0.0.1/3306' || exit 1
      interval: 10s
      timeout: 5s
      retries: 3
      start_period: 90s
    environment:
      MYSQL_DATABASE: pastefy_db
      MYSQL_USER: pastefyuser
      MYSQL_PASSWORD: pastefypass
      MYSQL_ROOT_PASSWORD: pastefy
      TZ: Europe/Bucharest
    volumes:
      - /volume1/docker/pastefydb:/var/lib/mysql:rw
    restart: on-failure:5

   pastefy:
     image: interaapps/pastefy:latest
     container_name: Pastefy
     restart: on-failure:5
     healthcheck:
      test: timeout 10s bash -c ':> /dev/tcp/127.0.0.1/80' || exit 1
      interval: 10s
      timeout: 5s
      retries: 3
      start_period: 90s
     ports:
       - 9429:80
     depends_on:
       - db
     environment:
       HTTP_SERVER_PORT: 80
       HTTP_SERVER_CORS: "*"
       DATABASE_DRIVER: mysql
       DATABASE_NAME: pastefy_db
       DATABASE_USER: pastefyuser
       DATABASE_PASSWORD: pastefypass
       DATABASE_HOST: db
       DATABASE_PORT: 3306
       SERVER_NAME: https://pastefy.yourname.synology.me
       # There is INTERAAPPS, GOOGLE, GITHUB, DISCORD, TWITCH
       #OAUTH2_PROVIDER_CLIENT_ID:
       #OAUTH2_PROVIDER_CLIENT_SECRET:

Note: Before you paste the code above in the Web editor area below, change the value for TZ. (Select your current Time Zone from this list.)
Note: Before you paste the code above in the Web editor area below, change the value for SERVER_NAME and type in your own synology.me DDNS with https:// at the beginning that you have previously created at STEP 6.

Pastefy Synology NAS Set up 7

  • 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.

Pastefy Synology NAS Set up 8

  • STEP 14

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

Pastefy Synology NAS Set up 9

  • 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://pastefy.yourname.synology.me that you have previously created at STEP 6. In my case it’s https://pastefy.mariushosting.synology.me If everything goes right, you will see the Pastefy main page. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Pastefy Synology NAS Set up 10

  • STEP 17

Paste your code in the apposite area, then click Submit. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Pastefy Synology NAS Set up 11

  • STEP 18

Your code at a glance! You can share the link with your friends.

Pastefy Synology NAS Set up 12

  • STEP 19

At the bottom of the page, click Settings for the Pastefy settings. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Pastefy Synology NAS Set up 13

  • STEP 20

All your Pastefy codes at a glance!

Pastefy Synology NAS Set up 14

Enjoy Pastefy!

🆘TROUBLESHOOTING

If you encounter issues by using this container, make sure to check out the Common Docker issues article.

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This post was updated on Monday / March 25th, 2024 at 10:30 PM