How to Install Scrypted on Your Synology NAS

How to Install Scrypted on Your Synology NAS

Scrypted is a home automation platform primarily focusing on making camera experiences seamless. Scrypted can bridge most cameras to the three major home hubs: HomeKit (including HomeKit Secure Video), Google Home, and Alexa. Scrypted streams are fast, low latency, and have rock solid reliability. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install Scrypted on your Synology NAS using Docker.

💡Note: This guide works perfectly with the latest version of Scrypted v0.111.0

💡Note: Check out my new guide on how to Install Scrypted Using Portainer.

  • STEP 1

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  • STEP 2

Install Container Manager via Synology “Package Center”. If you run an older DSM version (under 7.2), search for Docker instead of Container Manager.

Download Container Manager Synology Docker

  • 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.

Scrypted Synology NAS Set up 1

  • STEP 5

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

Scrypted 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 scrypted. After that, add the following instructions:

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

Check Enable HSTS

Destination:
Protocol: HTTP
Hostname: localhost
Port: 11080

Scrypted Synology NAS Set up 3 new 2024

  • 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 / Check Enable HTTP/2 then click Apply. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Scrypted 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.

Scrypted Synology NAS Set up 5 new 2023

  • STEP 10

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

Scrypted Synology NAS Set up 5 new 2024

  • STEP 11

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

Synology User Defined Script

  • STEP 12

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 Scrypted. Uncheck the “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=scrypted \
-v /volume1/docker/scrypted:/server/volume \
--net=host \
--restart always \
koush/scrypted

Scrypted Synology NAS Set up 7 new 2023

  • STEP 13

After you click OK on STEP 12 a new warning pop up window will open. Click OK.

Scrypted Synology NAS Set up 8

After you click OK, type in your DSM Password then click Submit. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Synology Task Scheduler Confirm Admin Password

  • STEP 14

After you click Submit on STEP 13, select your “Install Scrypted” Task then click the “Run” tab. You will be asked to run Install Scrypted – click OK. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Scrypted Synology NAS Set up 9

⌛Now just wait because the Scrypted image is about 4GB.

  • 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://scrypted.yourname.synology.me In my case it’s https://scrypted.mariushosting.synology.me If everything goes right, you will see the Scrypted Login page. Add your own Username and your own Password then click Log In. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Scrypted Synology NAS Set up 10 new 2024

  • STEP 17

Click Management Console. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Scrypted Synology NAS Set up 11 new2 2024

  • STEP 18

Your Scrypted dashboard at a glance! If you want to set up your Surveillance Cameras read the Scrypted Full Documentation.

Scrypted Synology NAS Set up 12 new3 2024

Enjoy Scrypted!

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This post was updated on Tuesday / June 11th, 2024 at 10:30 AM