Be the first who knows that your website is down. Reliable monitoring warns you before any significant troubles and saves you money. Uptime Kuma monitors your website constantly. Monitoring uptime for HTTP(s) / TCP / Ping. Fancy, Reactive, Fast UI/UX. Notifications via Webhook, Telegram, Discord and email (SMTP). 20 seconds interval. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install Uptime Kuma on your Synology NAS using Docker.
Install Container Manager via Synology “Package Center”. If you run an older DSM version (under 7.2), search for Docker instead of Container Manager.
Go to File Station and open the docker folder. Inside the docker folder, create one new folder and name it uptimekuma. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Note: Be careful to enter only lowercase, not uppercase letters.
Go to Control Panel / Task Scheduler / Create / Scheduled Task / User-defined script. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Once you click on User-defined script, a new window will open. Follow the instructions below:
- General: In the Task field type in Install Uptime Kuma. Uncheck the “Enabled” option. Select root User.
- Schedule: Select Run on the following date then select “Do not repeat“.
- 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=uptime_kuma \ -p 3444:3001 \ -e TZ=Europe/Bucharest \ -v /volume1/docker/uptimekuma:/app/data \ -v /var/run/docker.sock:/var/run/docker.sock \ --restart always \ louislam/uptime-kuma chown -R 1000:1000 /volume1/docker/uptimekuma
Note: Before you paste the code above in the Run command area below, change the value for TZ. (Select your current Time Zone from this list.)
After you click OK on STEP 5 a new warning pop up window will open. Click OK.
After you click OK, type in your DSM Password then click Submit. Follow the instructions in the image below.
After you click Submit on STEP 6, select your “Install Uptime Kuma” Task then click the “Run” tab. You will be asked to run Install Uptime Kuma – click OK. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Go back to STEP 1 or you will deal with karma 🙂
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:3444 Create a Username and a Password and then click Create. Follow the instructions in the image below. Note: Uptime Kuma do not accept weak passwords.
Log in using the credentials you have previously created at STEP 9. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Add New Website Monitor. Add your website parameters, then click Save. Follow the instructions in the image below.
My website will be monitored every 20 seconds. Click Settings. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Note: You can monitor multiple websites at the same time.
You can change your Theme and add Dark Mode. Click on Setup Notification to set up your notifications. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Select your favorite Notification Type from the list, then click Save. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Uptime Kuma has an easy and intuitive interface!
Note: If you want to run the Uptime Kuma container over HTTPS, check out my guide on How to Run Docker Containers Over HTTPS. If you add Reverse Proxy to Uptime Kuma, you will need WebSocket Activation to make the container available via HTTPS.
Enjoy Uptime Kuma!
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 Thursday / September 21st, 2023 at 8:58 AM