NGINX reverse proxy for Synology DiskStation

Well, I’ve been tinkering with NGINX for a while at home, up till now I had a somewhat working reverse proxy setup (to access my stuff, when I’m not at home or away).

What didn’t work so far was the DSM web interface. Basically, because the interface is using absolute paths in some CSS/JS includes, which fuck up the whole interface.

After some googling and looking through the NGINX documentation I thought “Why don’t I create a vHost for each application that is being served by the reverse proxy?”.

And after looking further into the documentation, out came this simple reverse proxy statement:

And as you can see, it works:

Synology DSM via NGINX
Synology DSM via NGINX