The image has been reworked to use Alpine instead of Ubuntu. As a consequence, the UID of the user that the application process runs under has changed from
999 (which was the default in Ubuntu) to
500. Thereby, if you mount a host directory to persist data and configs, you will need to
chown -R 500:500 your local files before switching to the new version.
43142 (released July 4, 2018).
The image is based on Alpine 3.7 with OpenJDK JRE 8.
YouTrack is configured to store all data (including backups, logs and temporary files) under
/var/lib/youtrack directory, which is also a Docker volume. In addition,
/opt/youtrack/conf directory is used for configuration files.
There are multiple approaches to handling persistent storage with Docker. For detailed information, see Manage data in containers.
If a host directory is used, it should be writable by the application process, which runs as UID
Pull the image, create a new container and start it:
docker pull esycat/youtrack docker create --name youtrack -p 8080:8080 --restart=always esycat/youtrack docker start youtrack
Typically, we would like to run YouTrack behind a lightweight HTTP server.
etc/nginx contains an example virtual host configuration for Nginx.