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Basic docker cheatsheet

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  • d - run the container in detached mode (in the background)
  • p - 2000:80 map port 2000 on local machine to port 80 of the container
docker run -d -p 80:80 docker/getting-started

name the container while running it

docker run -d -p 2000:80 --name testname docker/getting-started

docker build

 docker build -t crawler .

docker build options

  • t - for tagging in this format name:tag
  • f or --file - this is where the

to see a list of images

docker images

To see all processes running

docker ps
docker ps -a

to enter docker file system

docker exec -t -i elegant_poitras /bin/bash

docker start <container name> docker stop <container name> docker rm <container name>

Images and container names

docker logs <conatiner name> docker logs -f <conatiner name>

docker push image name docker tag local stuff with global stuff

docker pull <image name>

docker-compose up -d - looks for docker-compose.yml . In the YML you will specify what you would have written in docker run params.

remove all docker images docker rmi $(docker images -a -q)

Pushing things to docker hub

docker tag alex-custom:tagname alexjv89/test:tagname
docker push alexjv89/test:tagname

docker tag alex-custom alexjv89/test
docker push alexjv89/test:latest

Now add a new file called .dockerignore to your project’s root directory. The .dockerignore specifies which files and folders to ignore in the COPY step. In the .dockerignore, add the 2 lines below to ignore node modules and the npm debug log.


Basic walkthough on how to deploy a docker container to docker - https://medium.com/@sommershurbaji/deploying-a-docker-container-to-aws-with-elastic-beanstalk-28adfd6e7e95

Enter cli of the docker container docker exec -it quizzical_yalow /bin/sh

Connect from container to a service on the host https://docs.docker.com/docker-for-mac/networking/#use-cases-and-workarounds

passing env from host to container https://vsupalov.com/docker-environment-variables-from-host/#:~:text=You%20can%20pass%20the%20values,e%20var_name%20(...)

Running mr Albert crawler

docker build -t crawler .
docker run --env-file=docker_local_env crawler
docker run -d -p 1337:1337 --env-file=docker\_local\_env crawler