Synology: How to Run Immich via HTTPS

Synology How to Run Immich via HTTPS

Yesterday, November 6, 2022, I taught you how to install Immich on your Synology NAS. Today I’m going to teach you how to run Immich via HTTPS thanks to Synology Reverse Proxy so that you can use it even when you are not at home.

  • STEP 1

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  • STEP 2

Install Immich using my easy STEP by STEP guide. If you have already installed Immich skip this STEP.

  • STEP 3

Make sure you have a synology.me Wildcard Certificate. Follow my guide to get a Wildcard Certificate. If you already have a synology.me Wildcard certificate, skip this STEP.

  • STEP 4

Go to Control Panel / Login Portal / Advanced Tab / click Reverse Proxy. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Immich Reverse Proxy Synology NAS Set up 1

  • STEP 5

Now click the “Create” button. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Immich Reverse Proxy Synology NAS Set up 2

  • STEP 6

After you click the Create button, the window below will open. Follow the instructions in the image below.

On the General area, set the Reverse Proxy Name description: type in Immich. After that, add the following instructions:

Source:
Protocol: HTTPS
Hostname: immich.yourname.synology.me
Port: 443

Destination:
Protocol: HTTP
Hostname: Add your own NAS IP.
Port: 8212

Immich Reverse Proxy Synology NAS Set up 3

  • STEP 7

On the Reverse Proxy Rules click the Custom Header tab. Click Create and then, from the drop-down menu, click WebSocket. After you click on WebSocket, two Header Names and two Values will be automatically added. Click Save. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Synology Proxy WebSocket

  • STEP 8

Go to Control Panel / Network / Connectivity tab/ Check Enable HTTP/2 then click Apply. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Immich Reverse Proxy Synology NAS Set up 4

  • STEP 9

Go to Control Panel / Security / Advanced tab/ Check Enable HTTP Compression then click Apply. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Immich Reverse Proxy Synology NAS Set up 5

  • STEP 10

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

  • STEP 11

Now open your browser and type in your HTTPS/SSL certificate like this https://immich.yourname.synology.me In my case it’s https://immich.mariushosting.synology.me If everything goes right, you will see the Immich main page. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Immich Reverse Proxy Synology NAS Set up 6

This post was updated on Monday / November 7th, 2022 at 4:36 AM