How to install Portainer on Ubuntu 16.04

Hello everyone, today I am going to show you how to install Portainer on Ubuntu 16.04. Portainer is a graphical user interface for Docker. It can be used to manage Docker from a web browser. It can manage a local Docker containers or even remote ones. Before we can install Portainer on Ubuntu, make sure you have installed Docker on Ubuntu 16.04. Once you have installed Docker, you can now proceed to install Portainer.

Steps to install Portainer on Ubuntu 16.04

Open Terminal and simply paste the following command on Terminal

docker run -d -p 9000:9000 -v /var/run/docker.sock:/var/run/docker.sock portainer/portainer

The command above will download and run a new Portainer container on your docker. By using the command, you can manage your local Docker and also add remote docker instance.

Now open a web browser and type the following address. Change the IP address with your Docker host IP address

On the first screen, you will need to specify a password for the admin user account.

portainer installation 1

Once log in, you will see the Portainer Dashboard as follow

portainer dashboard

Thanks for coming.

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