How to Install Redmine on Your Synology NAS

How to Install Redmine on Your Synology NAS

Redmine is a free and open source, web-based project management and issue tracking tool. It allows users to manage multiple projects and associated subprojects. It features per project wikis and forums, time tracking, and flexible, role-based access control. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install Redmine 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 images below.

Redmine 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 Redmine. 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=redmine \
-p 3434:3000 \
--restart always \
redmine:latest

Redmine Synology NAS Set up 2

  • STEP 5

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

Redmine Synology NAS Set up 3

  • STEP 6

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

Redmine 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:3434 Click Sign in at the top right. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Redmine Synology NAS Set up 5

  • STEP 9

Type in the default username and Password, then click Login.

Warning: the default username is admin and the default password is admin

Redmine Synology NAS Set up 6

  • STEP 10

You will be prompted to change the current admin password with your own password. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Redmine Synology NAS Set up 7

  • STEP 11

After you click Apply on STEP 10 you will be prompted to change your account information. Click Save. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Redmine Synology NAS Set up 8

Enjoy Redmine!

Redmine Synology NAS Set up 9

Note: If you want to run Redmine container 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 Redmine container with the latest image.
Note: How to Free Disk Space on Your NAS if You Run Docker.

This post was updated on Thursday / August 12th, 2021 at 1:41 AM