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 Pi-Hole, AdGuard, Splunk, BitWarden, Reactive Resume, YouTube Downloader, Whoogle, JDownloader 2, HOOBS, Homebridge, Home Assistant, Jellyfin, Guacamole, Droppy, Plex, Calibre, Nginx Proxy Manager, Nextcloud, Heimdall, DokuWiki, BookStack, WordPress, FreshRSS, Netdata, FileZilla, Syncthing or the UniFi Controller by following the guides in this blog, you may need updates for your containers. Read on and find out how to update your image/container.

Update 8 January 2021 Install Watchtower to automatically update your Docker images/containers without any manual action.

If you want to Manually update your Docker Containers follow the steps below

  • STEP 1

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  • STEP 2

Open the Docker package and download the new latest image from the Registry tab, for example 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 Clear (Container tab). 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.
Note: You can also use Ouroboros to automatically update your Docker images/containers.

This post was updated on Monday / January 18th, 2021 at 12:12 AM