Gmvault on Synology NAS

written by Daniel Schep on 2012-11-18

  1. Install Python from DSM Package Center
  2. Enable SSH
  3. SSH in
  4. Enable and switch to user shell (optional, requres user homes to be enabled)
    • set shell to /bin/ash in /etc/passwd
    • su - <user>
  5. Create directory to store all of this (optional)
    • mkdir gmvault&&cd gmvault
  6. Get virtualenv
    • wget https://raw.github.com/pypa/virtualenv/develop/virtualenv.py
  7. Create virtualenv & install gmvault
    • python virtualenv.py venv
    • ./venv/bin/pip install gmvault
  8. Backup Gmail!
    • ash ./venv/bin/gmvault sync username@gmail.com

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