Portainer is a GUI that can be hosted within a docker container that allows you to manage other docker containers with features such as
- Starting and stopping sontainers.
- Creating Docker containers
- One click installs of popular containers
- Docker-compose creation With both light and dark mode themes, Portainer is a great way to manage your containers. So heres how to install it.
How to install Portainer on Ubuntu
- Docker Compose
docker volume create portainer_data
Setup a volume for portainer to store its data
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
Installs Portainer into its own docker container and allows port 9000.
docker run -it --name portainer-database-rollback -v portainer_data:/data portainer/portainer-ee:latest --rollback-to-ce
Reverts back to the community edition of Portainer so that it can run correctly.
Once the image has been created head to
yourip:9000 and login with
username: admin password: admin
Change your password
- Head to my account in the top right hand corner
- Enter the current password:
- Enter a new password