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. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install Scrypted on your Synology NAS using Docker.

  • STEP 1

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  • STEP 2

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 3

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 4

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

Scrypted Synology NAS Set up 2

  • STEP 5

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

Destination:
Protocol: HTTP
Hostname: localhost
Port: 10080

Scrypted Synology NAS Set up 3

  • STEP 6

Activate WebSocket.

  • STEP 7

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 8

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

  • STEP 9

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

Scrypted Synology NAS Set up 6

  • STEP 10

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

  • STEP 11

After you click OK on STEP 10 a new warning pop up window will open. Click OK.

Scrypted Synology NAS Set up 8

  • STEP 12

After you click OK on STEP 11, select your “Install Scrypted” Task then click the “Run” tab. You will be asked to run Install Scrypted – click Yes. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Scrypted Synology NAS Set up 9

  • STEP 13

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

  • STEP 14

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 Management Console. 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

  • STEP 15

If you want to set up your Surveillance Cameras read the full documentation.

Enjoy Scrypted!

Scrypted Synology NAS Set up 11

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This post was updated on Friday / August 26th, 2022 at 11:28 AM