How to Install WizNote on Your Synology NAS

How to Install WizNote on Your Synology NAS

WizNote is a cloud service that you could use to save your notes or share documents with your colleagues. You can host WizNote on your Synology NAS. You can use the WizNote Android app or the WizNote Apple app to connect to your WizNote server (Read the Note at the end of the article). In this step by step guide I will show you how to install WizNote on your Synology NAS using Docker.

  • 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 wiznote. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Note: Be careful to enter only lowercase, not uppercase letters.

WizNote 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.

WizNote 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 WizNote. 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=wiznote \
-p 5641:80 \
-p 9269:9269/udp \
-v /volume1/docker/wiznote:/wiz/storage \
--restart always \
wiznote/wizserver

WizNote Synology NAS Set up 3

  • STEP 6

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

WizNote Synology NAS Set up 4

  • STEP 7

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

WizNote Synology NAS Set up 5

  • STEP 8

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:5641 You will get an nginx ERROR message, wait approximately 2 minutes then refresh the page again.

WizNote Synology NAS Set up 6

  • STEP 9

After you refresh the page at STEP 8 click Sign up. Follow the instructions in the image below.

WizNote Synology NAS Set up 7

  • STEP 10

Register using your own Email and Password then click Sign Up. Follow the instructions in the image below.

WizNote Synology NAS Set up 8

  • STEP 11

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

  • STEP 12

Your WizNote at a glance!

WizNote Synology NAS Set up 9

  • STEP 13

If you want to run WizNote container over an HTTPS check How to Run Docker Containers Over HTTPS.

WizNote Synology NAS Set up 10

Start sharing your Notes! Enjoy WizNote!

WizNote Synology NAS Set up 11

Note: Can I run Docker on my Synology NAS? See the supported models.
Note: Find out how to update WizNote container with the latest image.
Note: How to Free Disk Space on Your NAS if You Run Docker.
Note: Download WizNote for Apple devices.
Note: Download WizNote for Android devices.

This post was updated on Monday / August 30th, 2021 at 1:31 AM