How to Install Cloud Commander on Synology NAS

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Cloud Commander like Double Commander, is a file manager with console and editor. It includes a command-line console and a text editor. Cloud Commander helps you manage your Synology NAS server and work with files, directories and programs in a web browser from any computer, mobile or tablet. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install Cloud Commander on your Synology NAS using Docker.


Install Docker via Synology “Package Center”.

Install Docker Synology DSM 7


Go to Control Panel / Task Scheduler / Create / Scheduled Task / User-defined script. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Cloud Commander Synology NAS Set up 1


Once you click on User-defined script a new window will open. Follow the instructions below:

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  1. General: In the Task field type in “Install Cloud Commander“. Uncheck “Enabled” option. Select root User.
  2. Schedule: Select Run on the following date then select “Do not repeat“.
  3. 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 --name=cloudcommander \
-p 4569:8000 \
--restart always \
Cloud Commander Synology NAS Set up 2


After you click OK on STEP 4 a new warning pop up window will open. Click OK.

Cloud Commander Synology NAS Set up 3


After you click OK on STEP 5, select your “Install Cloud Commander” Task then click the “Run” tab. You will be asked to run Install Cloud Commander – click Yes. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Cloud Commander Synology NAS Set up 4


The installation process can take up to a few seconds/minutes. It will depend on your Internet speed connection. Now open your browser and type in http://Synology-ip-address:4569

Cloud Commander Synology NAS Set up 5

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