It is a great solution for communities and companies wanting to privately host their own chat service or for developers looking forward to build and evolve their own chat platforms.
How to use this image
First, start an instance of mongo:
$ docker run --name db -d mongo --smallfiles
This will start a Rocket.Chat instance listening on the default Meteor port of 3000 on the container. If you'd like to be able to access the instance directly at standard port on the host machine:
$ docker run --name rocketchat -p 80:3000 --env ADMIN_PASS=supersecret --env ADMIN_EMAILfirstname.lastname@example.org --link db -v /opt/app/uploads:/app/uploads -d rocket.chat
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Supported Docker versions
This image is officially supported on Docker version 1.10.3.
Support for older versions (down to 1.6) is provided on a best-effort basis.
Please see the Docker installation documentation for details on how to upgrade your Docker daemon.
Documentation for this image is stored in the rocket.chat/ directory of the docker-library/docs GitHub repo. Be sure to familiarize yourself with the repository's README.md file before attempting a pull request.
If you have any problems with or questions about this image, please contact us through a GitHub issue. If the issue is related to a CVE, please check for a cve-tracker issue on the official-images repository first.
You can also reach many of the official image maintainers via the #docker-library IRC channel on Freenode.
You are invited to contribute new features, fixes, or updates, large or small; we are always thrilled to receive pull requests, and do our best to process them as fast as we can.
Before you start to code, we recommend discussing your plans through a GitHub issue, especially for more ambitious contributions. This gives other contributors a chance to point you in the right direction, give you feedback on your design, and help you find out if someone else is working on the same thing.