Docker Build

This is the recommended way to create a docker image.


Step 1: Create directory

$ mkdir NginxDir

Step 2: Create file

$ vi Dockerfile

Step 3: Write this commands in the file

# Version: 0.0.1 FROM ubuntu MAINTAINER Walid Ashraf "" RUN apt-get install -y nginx RUN echo 'Hi, I am in your container' \ >/usr/share/nginx/html/index.html EXPOSE 80

Step4: Build Image

$ sudo docker build -t="walid/ngtest" .

…Successfully built d69edbcc0346

Step 5: Check the Image

$ sudo docker images "walid/ngtest" .

REPOSITORY          TAG                 IMAGE ID            CREATED             VIRTUAL SIZE
washraf/ngtest      latest              d69edbcc0346        2 minutes ago       206.5 MB

Step 6: Run the container will the webserver

sudo docker run -d -p 80 washraf/ngtest nginx -g "daemon off;"

Step 7: check the assigned port from the docker deamon

$ sudo docker ps

CONTAINER ID        IMAGE               COMMAND                  CREATED             STATUS              PORTS                   NAMES
6d575aeb39f1        washraf/ngtest      "nginx -g 'daemon off"   2 minutes ago       Up 2 minutes>80/tcp   drunk_babbage

Step 8: visit the site

For more about building docker images check the See Docker File part and the build command page