Synology: How to Update Docker Image

Synology How to Update Docker Image

Without a doubt, after installing several images on your Synology NAS using the Docker package, you are wondering how to update your containers quickly and easily. If you have installed some Docker Containers by following the guides in this blog, you may need updates for your containers. Read on to find out how to update your images/containers.

Method 1: Install Watchtower to automatically update your Docker Images/Containers without any manual action.

Method 2: Use Portainer to manually update your Docker Images/Containers.

Method 3: Follow the steps below to manually update Docker Images/Containers using the Synology Docker UI.

Note: In this article you can find an example of Method 3 with images.

  • STEP 1

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  • STEP 2

Open the Docker package and download the new latest image from the Registry tab, for example Portainer, Pi-Hole, AdGuard etc.

  • STEP 3

When the download is complete, go to the Container tab and stop the container you are updating.

  • STEP 4

Next, select the container and, using the Action drop-down menu, select Reset. The container will be removed from the list and recreated using the image you downloaded in STEP 2.

  • STEP 5

Start the new container. Once it loads, it is ready for use.

Note: If your configs are stored on your Synology NAS, they will be recognized, and the container should run as designated.

This post was updated on Sunday / September 18th, 2022 at 1:53 AM