How to Install Wallos on Your Synology NAS

How to Install Wallos on Your Synology NAS

Wallos is a powerful, open-source and self-hostable web application designed to empower you in managing your finances with ease. Say goodbye to complicated spreadsheets and expensive financial software – Wallos simplifies the process of tracking expenses and helps you gain better control over your financial life. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install Wallos on your Synology NAS using Docker & Portainer.

💡Note: This guide works perfectly with the latest Wallos v1.20.2 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

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

Wallos Synology NAS Set up 1

  • STEP 4

Now create two new folders inside the wallos folder that you have previously created at STEP 3 and name them db and images. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Note: Be to careful enter only lowercase, not uppercase letters.

Wallos Synology NAS Set up 2

  • STEP 5

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 6

In the Name field type in wallos. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Note: Copy Paste the code below in the Portainer Stacks Web editor.

version: "3.9"
services:
  wallos:
    container_name: Wallos
    image: bellamy/wallos:latest
    healthcheck:
     test: curl -f http://localhost:80/ || exit 1
    mem_limit: 4g
    cpu_shares: 768
    security_opt:
      - no-new-privileges:true
    restart: on-failure:5
    ports:
      - 8353:80/tcp
    volumes:
      - /volume1/docker/wallos/images:/var/www/html/images/uploads/logos:rw
      - /volume1/docker/wallos/db:/var/www/html/db:rw
    environment:
      TZ: Europe/Bucharest

Note: Before you paste the code above in the Web editor area below, change the value for TZ. (Select your current Time Zone from this list.)

Wallos Synology NAS Set up 3

  • STEP 7

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.

Wallos Synology NAS Set up 4

  • STEP 8

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

Wallos Synology NAS Set up 5

  • STEP 9

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

  • STEP 10

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:8353 Type in your own Username, Email and Password then select your Main Currency. Click Register. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Wallos Synology NAS Set up 6

  • STEP 11

Type in your own Username and Password that you have previously added at STEP 10. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Wallos Synology NAS Set up 7

  • STEP 12

At the top right of the page, click Settings to change your settings to meet your requirements. Click Add First Subscriptions to add your first subscription. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Wallos Synology NAS Set up 8

  • STEP 13

Add your first subscription, then save it. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Wallos Synology NAS Set up 9

Enjoy Wallos!

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If you encounter issues by using this container, make sure to check out the Common Docker issues article.

Note: If you want to run the Wallos container over HTTPS, check How to Run Docker Containers Over HTTPS. In order to make Wallos work via HTTPS, it’s mandatory to activate WebSocket.

Note: Can I run Docker on my Synology NAS? See the supported models.
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This post was updated on Wednesday / April 17th, 2024 at 2:05 PM