This guest blog post from Technorabilia takes a look at Portainer as an alternative to Synology Docker GUI. Using Portainer offers access to all Docker features – not just the limited feature set provided by the Synology Docker GUI.
What is Portainer
Portainer is a lightweight management application that allows you to easily manage your Docker environment through a web interface.
If you haven’t installed Docker, please have a look at Using Docker on Synology NAS.
Don’t forget to have a look at Portainer App Templates for LinuxServer.io Docker containers and install 140+ applications at the push of a button.
Why use Portainer?
Although there is a Synology Docker GUI available, with the Portainer setup described here, you have an alternative to manage Docker containers on a Synology NAS.
But most importantly. Sometimes there is a need for settings, which can’t be done through the Synology Docker GUI. Using Portainer offers access to all Docker features – not just the limited feature set provided by the Synology Docker GUI. Read more