The installation of Docker on Amazon Linux 2 consists of several simple steps, which will be listed below.
- Amazon Linux 2
- sudo privileges
Install Docker on Amazon Linux 2
Step 1. Update the package manager:
sudo yum update -y
Step 2. Install Docker.
sudo amazon-linux-extras install docker
Step 3. Start the Docker Service.
sudo systemctl start docker
Step 4 (Optional). Enable Docker to start on boot.
sudo systemctl enable docker
Step 5. Verify that Docker is running.
sudo docker info
Step 6. You may need to add your user to the
docker group in order to run Docker commands without using
sudo. To do this, run the following command:
sudo usermod -aG docker <username>
<username> with your username.
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