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Install Portainer in docker Linux


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Portainer hides the complexity of managing containers behind an easy-to-use UI. By removing the need to use the CLI, write YAML or understand manifests, Portainer makes deploying apps and troubleshooting problems so easy that anyone can do it.



  • If you haven't installed docker follow this article and install docker

Install Portainer

  • Create docker volume for portainer
docker volume create portainer_data

Create docker volume

  • Run the following command to download and run the portainer docker container.
docker run -d -p 8000:8000 -p 9443:9443 --name portainer --restart=always -v /var/run/docker.sock:/var/run/docker.sock -v portainer_data:/data portainer/portainer-ce:latest

Portainer Docker

  • Now go to https:meachine-ip:9443 and click advanced procied to unsafe and you get to auth page and create a password and click on create user.

Portainer Docker

Portainer Docker

  • Now you will be in the getting started page click on get started to reach portainer home page and select your environment.

Portainer Docker

Portainer Docker

Portainer Docker

  • Click on containers tab and click on add container to get started with portainer.

Portainer Docker