Guide – How To Start – Docker Community Edition on Amazon Linux 2

Docker is a developing, delivering, and operating tool for applications. Docker is designed to release your applications faster. With Docker, you can separate your application from your infrastructure and treat the infrastructure like a managed application.

This is a quick deployment and ready-to-run image.
Simple and rapid installation. Easy to maintain.

The guide how to work with the Docker Community Edition on Amazon Linux 2

After purchasing and starting the VM you should know its IP address. You can find it in the personal account of Amazon.

To connect to the Server, you should generate a “Private Key” in advance. This can be done using the following instruction (by choosing the “file format:” option “.ppk” in point 3)

Guide – How To – Create and use Key Pair to connect to a VM

  1. Go to section SSH on the left panel, and then in Auth
  1. In the “Auth” section, click “Browse” and specify the path to the .ppk file you received earlier.
  2. Go to the home page of “Session”, enter the IP address of the VM and click “Open”.
  1. In the opened console you will need to enter the login ec2-user.
  2. To check that Docker is up and running, enter the command

sudo docker run hello-world

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