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FIWARE Self Service Interfaces GE - Cloud Portal
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How to use this Dockerfile

To run a Cloud Portal Docker container you have two options:

  • You can build your own image using the Dockerfile we provide and then run the container from it or
  • you can run the container directly from the image we provide in Docker Hub.

Both options require that you have docker installed on your machine.

Build your own image and run the container from it

You have to download the Cloud Portal's code from GitHub and navigate to extras/docker directory. There, to compile your own image just run:

sudo docker build -t cloud-portal-image .

Note
If you do not want to have to use sudo in this or in the next section follow these instructions.

This builds a new Docker image following the steps in Dockerfile and saves it in your local Docker repository with the name cloud-portal-image. You can check the available images in your local repository using:

sudo docker images

Note
If you want to know more about images and the building process you can find it in Docker's documentation.

Now you can run a new container from the image you have just created with:

sudo docker run -d --name cloud-portal-container -v [host_config_file]:/opt/fiware-cloud-portal/config.js -p [host_port]:[container_port] cloud-portal-image

Where the different params mean:

  • -d indicates that the container runs as a daemon
  • --name is the name of the new container (you can use the name you want)
  • -v stablishes a relation between a local folder (in your host computer) and a container's folder. In this case it is used to pass to the container the configuration file that Cloud Portal needs to work. host_config_file has to be the location of a local file with that configuration following the config template.
  • -p stablishes a relation between a local port and a container's port. You can use the port you want in host_port but container_port has to be the same that you have set in config.app_port in your config file. If you have set config.https to true you have to use here the https port.
  • the last param is the name of the image

Here is an example of this command:

sudo docker run -d --name cloud-portal -v /home/root/workspace/fiware-cloud-portal/config.js:/opt/fiware-cloud-portal/config.js -p 80:80 cloud-portal-image

Once the container is running you can view the console logs using:

sudo docker logs -f cloud-portal

To stop the container:

sudo docker stop cloud-portal

Run the container from the last release in Docker Hub

You can also run the container from the image we provide in Docker Hub. In this case you have only to execute the run command. But now the image name is ging/cloud-portal:version where version is the release you want to use:

sudo docker run -d --name cloud-portal-container -v [host_config_file]:/opt/fiware-cloud-portal/config.js -p [host_port]:[container_port] ging/cloud-portal

Note
If you do not specify a version you are pulling from latest by default.

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