How to launch DockerContainer in MegamVertice

May 27, 2016 Written by Ranjitha Platform Operations Engineer


Docker containers wrap up a piece of software in a complete filesystem that contains everything it needs to run: code, runtime, system tools, system libraries – anything you can install on a server. This guarantees that it will always run the same, regardless of the environment it is running in.

This tutorial will guide you launching a Docker Container in MegamVertice.

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  • You are running Ubuntu 14.04 or Linux workstation.

  • Git installed on your workstation, which you can do by following the How To Install Git with Apt.

  • You have an account on GitHub, which is a Git repository host.

  • You have to create a valid credential for accessing How to create an account with MegamVertice

  • You have to install openssh-server for ssh access.

    sudo apt-get install openssh-server
  • To check the ssh is properly installed in our system

    	ps aux | grep sshd

Step - 1 Launch DockerContainer

This initial section contains everything you need to get docker container and running on your server.

  • Go to your MegamVertice Dashboard.

  • Click Marketplace on the top bar.Marketplace contains all the linux distros, applications, services and microservices which megamvertice supports.

  • Click DockerContainer Icon.

  • Give the docker hub image name.

    For example jenkins

  • To launch DockerContainer Click Create button.

  • Now you have launched your dockercontainer.

    Step - 2 Access the DockerContainer

Next, Go to the Dashboard and click the domain name a new window will open.

It contains the CPU, RAM and Network tab.

It shows the Metrics, VM Logs, IP address and SSH URL.

Metrics shows the CPU,RAM and Network usage.

Container Logs shows all the running process in DockerContainer.

Step - 3 Open Your web browser

You can access your web page using http://IP_ADDRESS:8080


Finally These are the steps in launched the docker container in successfully.

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