Do you want to install Portainer via Docker without a terminal? Are you tired of complicated guides? Do you want something quick and easy? Well today I will teach you how to install the latest Portainer 2.1.1 CE on your Synology NAS in less than 30 seconds directly through the Task Scheduler option. It’ll be over in a couple of seconds and it’s essentially child’s play.
Portainer is a lightweight management UI which allows you to easily manage your Docker host or Swarm cluster. Portainer is meant to be as simple to deploy as it is to use. It consists of a single container that can run on any Docker engine (Docker for Linux, Docker for Synology DSM and Docker for Windows are all supported). Portainer allows you to manage your Docker stacks, containers, images, volumes, networks and more! It is compatible with the standalone Docker engine and with Docker Swarm.
Note: This guide works perfectly with the latest Portainer 2.1.1 CE release.
Install Docker via Synology “Package Center”.
Go to File Station and open the docker folder. Inside the docker folder, create a new folder and name it portainer. Follow the instructions in the images below.
Note: Be careful enter only lowercase, not uppercase letters.
Go to Control Panel / Task Scheduler / Create / Scheduled Task / User-defined script. Follow the instructions in the images 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 Portainer“. (Choose 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 -p 8000:8000 -p 9000:9000 --name=portainer --restart=always -v /var/run/docker.sock:/var/run/docker.sock -v /volume1/docker/portainer:/data portainer/portainer-ce
After you click OK on STEP 6, select your “Install Portainer” Task and uncheck then click Save. Follow the instructions in the image below.
After you click save on STEP 7, select your “Install Portainer” Task then click the “Run” tab. You will be asked to Install Portainer – click Yes. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Go back to STEP 1 or you will deal with karma 🙂
Open your browser and type in http://Synology-ip-address:9000/ Follow the instructions in the image below. Choose an admin password, confirm the password then press Create user. Remember to uncheck “Allow collection of anonymous statistics.”
Select Local (Manage the local Docker environment) then press the Connect button. Follow the instructions in the image below.
Your Portainer administration page will look like this:
In the left sidebar, click on Endpoints then select local and click on it. Follow the instructions in the image below.
The local configuration will open. On the public IP area type your NAS local IP which, in my case, is 192.168.0.182 then click Update endpoint. Follow the instructions in the image below.
If everything goes right, you will see this message at the top right of your screen: “Endpoint updated local”.
This post was updated on Saturday / February 13th, 2021 at 11:55 PM