How to Install Tandoor Recipes on Your Synology NAS

How to Install Tandoor Recipes on Your Synology NAS

With Tandoor Recipes you can easily manage your recipes with a fast and intuitive editor. Shop lists via the meal plan or straight from recipes with a powerful & customizable search. Tandoor is build around the values of Open Source software and using modern technologies. No tracking, no analytics, just your recipes. Tandoor Recipes is an alternative to Mealie. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install Tandoor Recipes on your Synology NAS using Docker & Portainer.

Note: This guide works perfectly with the latest Tandoor Recipes v1.4.6 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.

Tandoor Recipes Synology NAS Set up 1

  • STEP 5

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

Tandoor Recipes 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 Tandoor. After that, add the following instructions:

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

Check Enable HSTS

Destination:
Protocol: HTTP
Hostname: localhost
Port: 9815

Tandoor Recipes 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.

Tandoor Recipes 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.

Tandoor Recipes 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 tandoor. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Note: Be careful to enter only lowercase, not uppercase letters.

Tandoor Recipes Synology NAS Set up 6

  • STEP 11

Now create four new folders inside the tandoor folder that you created at STEP 10 and name them db, mediafiles, nginx, staticfiles. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Note: Be careful to enter only lowercase, not uppercase letters.

Tandoor Recipes Synology NAS Set up 7

  • STEP 12

Download (click on the blue link below) then upload the tandoor.conf file below in the nginx folder that you have previously created at STEP 11. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Download tandoor.conf

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  • STEP 13

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 14

In the Name field type in tandoor. 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: postgres
    container_name: Tandoor-DB
    hostname: tandoor-db
    security_opt:
      - no-new-privileges:true
    healthcheck:
      test: ["CMD", "pg_isready", "-q", "-d", "recipes", "-U", "recipesuser"]
      timeout: 45s
      interval: 10s
      retries: 10
    user: 1026:100
    volumes:
      - /volume1/docker/tandoor/db:/var/lib/postgresql/data
    env_file:
      - stack.env
    restart: always

  tandoor:
    image: vabene1111/recipes:latest
    container_name: Tandoor
    hostname: tandoor
    security_opt:
      - no-new-privileges:true
    healthcheck:
      test: wget --no-verbose --tries=1 --spider http://localhost:8080 || exit 1
    user: 1026:100
    volumes:
      - /volume1/docker/tandoor/staticfiles:/opt/recipes/staticfiles
      - /volume1/docker/tandoor/mediafiles:/opt/recipes/mediafiles
      - /volume1/docker/tandoor/nginx:/opt/recipes/nginx/conf.d
    env_file:
      - stack.env
    restart: always
    depends_on:
      db:
        condition: service_started

  nginx:
    image: nginx:mainline-alpine
    container_name: Tandoor-NGINX
    hostname: nginx-tandoor
    security_opt:
      - no-new-privileges:true
    healthcheck:
      test: wget --no-verbose --tries=1 --spider http://localhost:80 || exit 1
    volumes:
      - /volume1/docker/tandoor/staticfiles:/static:ro
      - /volume1/docker/tandoor/mediafiles:/media:ro
      - /volume1/docker/tandoor/nginx:/etc/nginx/conf.d:ro
    ports:
      - 9815:80
    env_file:
      - stack.env
    restart: always
    depends_on:
      tandoor:
        condition: service_healthy

Note: Before you paste the code above in the Web editor area below, change the value numbers for user with your own UID and GID values. (Follow my step by step guide on how to do this.) 1026 is my personal UID value and 100 is my personal GID value. You have to type in your own values.

Tandoor Recipes Synology NAS Set up 9

  • STEP 15

Click the Upload button after Web editor. Download the stack.env file by clicking the blue link below and then upload it from your computer in the “Load variables from .env files“. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Download stack.env file

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  • STEP 16

Note: On the Environment variables change the value for SECRET_KEY and add your own SECRET KEY. MariushostingMariushostingMari13 is an example for a SECRET_KEY. You should invent your own Value. Add 32 random characters, both letters and numbers.
Note: On the Environment variables change the value for TIMEZONE. (Select your current Time Zone from this list.)

Tandoor Recipes Synology NAS Set up 11

  • STEP 17

After you make the change and add your own SECRET_KEY and TIMEZONE, click the Web editor button. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Tandoor Recipes Synology NAS Set up 12

  • STEP 18

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.

Tandoor Recipes Synology NAS Set up 13

  • STEP 19

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

Tandoor Recipes Synology NAS Set up 14

  • STEP 20

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

  • STEP 21

Now open your browser and type in your HTTPS/SSL certificate like this https://tandoor.yourname.synology.me In my case it’s https://tandoor.mariushosting.synology.me If everything goes right, you will see the Tandoor Setup page. Type in your own Username and Password then click Create Superuser account. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Tandoor Recipes Synology NAS Set up 15

  • STEP 22

User has been created! Type in your own Username and Password that you have previously created at STEP 21 then click Sign In. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Tandoor Recipes Synology NAS Set up 16

  • STEP 23

Type in your own recipe space name then click Create Space. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Tandoor Recipes Synology NAS Set up 17

Enjoy Tandoor Recipes!

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This post was updated on Saturday / February 4th, 2023 at 10:04 PM