About

The automated build docker Elgg social networking engine image “linuxconfig/elgg” can be used to instantly deploy Elgg on your docker hosts.

Configuration

The Elgg application runs on Debian GNU/Linux system featuring Apache web server, MariaDB ( MySQL ), database and PHP5. A new docker container based on “linuxconfig/elgg” will expose port 80 which can be linked to the docker host port for an immediate Elgg web site access.

Configured MySQL users:passwords:
  • root:"empty password"
  • admin:"pass"
Configured MySQL databases:
  • elgg
Exposed ports:
  • 80
Full path to elgg data directory:
  • /var/www/html/data

Deployment

Below command will download and create a new docker container called elgg and link local host system port 80 with container's exposed port 80.
# docker run -d --name=elgg -p 80:80 linuxconfig/elgg

Usage

Once you deploy the elgg docker container you can immediately access it by using your browser and navigating to http://localhost and start elgg installation by using the information provided above.

Additional information

Use the following linux command to update or reset MariaDB user password. The below command will set a new admin user password:
# docker exec -it elgg mysqladmin -uadmin -ppass password abc123
To create a new database eg. elgg2 enter:
# docker exec -it elgg mysqladmin -uadmin -ppass create elgg2
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