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Install Portainer on Docker

In this procedure, I will show and explain how to install Portainer.io on Docker. Installing Portainer on Docker makes it easier to manage containers. Portainer is a graphical interface to manage containers installed on a machine.

Logo Portainer


  • A machine with Docker installed (Debian)

Install Portainer on Docker:

To start installing Portainer, you need to create a new Docker volume :

docker volume create portainer_data

Then you have to start a container with the image: portainer/portainer-ce

docker run -d -p 8000:8000 -p 9000:9000 --name=portainer --restart=always -v /var/run/docker.sock:/var/run/docker.sock -v portainer_data:/data portainer/portainer-ce

Check that your container has started with the command:

docker ps
Install Portainer on Docker - Docker ps

From a browser you can now access portainer.io: http://ip-address:9000

Install Portainer on Docker - New account

Log in, then on the next page choose “Get Started”:

Install Portainer on Docker - Get Started

Then in “local” you will find your containers and images present on this machine.

Install Portainer on Docker - Docker management

From this access you can fully manage your containers, images, volumes and networks.

Portainer - Dashborad

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