How to Install Uptime Kuma on Your Synology NAS

How to Install Uptime Kuma on Your Synology NAS

Be the first who knows that your website is down. Reliable monitoring warns you before any significant troubles and saves you money. Uptime Kuma monitor 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.

Note: This guide works perfectly with the latest Uptime Kuma 1.9.1 release.

  • STEP 1

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  • STEP 2

Install Docker via Synology “Package Center”.

Install Docker Synology DSM 7

  • STEP 3

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.

Uptime Kuma Synology NAS Set up 1

  • STEP 4

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

Uptime Kuma Synology NAS Set up 2

  • STEP 5

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 Uptime Kuma. 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=uptime_kuma \
-p 3444:3001 \
-e PUID=1026 \
-e PGID=100 \
-e TZ=Europe/Bucharest \
-v /volume1/docker/uptimekuma:/app/data \
--restart always \
louislam/uptime-kuma

Note: Before you paste the code above in the Run command area below, change the value numbers for PUID and PGID with your own values. (Follow my step by step guide on how to do this.)
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).

Uptime Kuma Synology NAS Set up 3

  • STEP 6

After you click OK on STEP 5 a new warning pop up window will open. Click OK.

Uptime Kuma Synology NAS Set up 4

  • STEP 7

After you click OK on STEP 6, select your “Install Uptime Kuma” Task then click the “Run” tab. You will be asked to run Install Uptime Kuma – click Yes. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Uptime Kuma Synology NAS Set up 5

  • STEP 8

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

  • STEP 9

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 then click Create. Follow the instructions in the images below.

Uptime Kuma Synology NAS Set up 6

  • STEP 10

Login using the credentials you have previously created at STEP 9. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Uptime Kuma Synology NAS Set up 7

  • STEP 11

Add New Website Monitor. Add your website parameters then click Save. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Uptime Kuma Synology NAS Set up 8

  • STEP 12

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.

Uptime Kuma Synology NAS Set up 9

  • STEP 13

You can change your Theme then add Dark Mode. Click on Setup Notification to set up your notifications. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Uptime Kuma Synology NAS Set up 10

  • STEP 14

Select your favorite Notification Type from the list then click Save. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Uptime Kuma Synology NAS Set up 11

Easy and intuitive interface!

Uptime Kuma Synology NAS Set up 12

Note: If you want to run Uptime Kuma container over an HTTPS check 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.

Synology Docker Reverse Proxy WebSocket

Enjoy Uptime Kuma!

Synology NAS Uptime Kuma HTTPS SSL

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Note: Can I run Docker on my Synology NAS? See the supported models.
Note: Find out how to update Uptime Kuma container with the latest image.
Note: How to Free Disk Space on Your NAS if You Run Docker.
Note: How to Schedule Start & Stop For Docker Containers.

This post was updated on Thursday / October 21st, 2021 at 8:50 PM