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Working with Docker Networks

In this Live Environment, you’ve been asked by your manager to create a new network that all new Docker containers will be using. The network will be called app-bridge. After creating it, you will need to verify that it works by spinning up a nginx container that will use the new network.

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Clock icon Jul 30, 2018

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  1. Challenge

    Create a Docker Network

    The user will execute:

    docker network create app-bridge
    docker network ls to list the network

    Results should look like:

    f71240dce13d        app-bridge               bridge              local
  2. Challenge

    Create the Docker Container

    The user should be executing something like:

    docker run -dt --name my-app --network app-bridge nginx:latest

    docker ps should produce something like:

    d5ffa729de09        nginx:latest        "nginx -g 'daemon of…"   7 seconds ago       Up 4 seconds        80/tcp              my-app

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