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Installing Docker

In this hands-on lab, we will practice installing Docker.

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 30m
Clock icon Nov 14, 2018

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Verify the Package Installation

    1. Verify that the packages yum-utils, device-mapper-persistent-data, and lvm2 are installed.
      sudo yum install -y yum-utils device-mapper-persistent-data lvm2
  2. Challenge

    Add the Repository

    1. Add the Docker repository to your server.
      sudo yum-config-manager --add-repo
  3. Challenge

    Install Docker

    1. Install Docker CE on your server.
      sudo yum install docker-ce
  4. Challenge

    Enable and Start Docker

    1. Enable and start Docker on the server.
      sudo systemctl enable docker 
      sudo systemctl start docker
  5. Challenge

    Add a User to the Docker Group

    1. Add your current user to the Docker group.
      sudo usermod -a -G docker cloud_user  
    2. Log out and back in to put the changes into effect.
  6. Challenge

    Create Your First Container

    1. Create your first container using the hello-world image.
      sudo docker run hello-world

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