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Install Docker on an Amazon EC2 Instance Using the Yum Package Manager

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To install Docker on an Amazon EC2 instance using the yum package manager, you can follow the steps below:


  1. Connect to your EC2 instance using SSH.
  2. Update the package index and upgrade installed packages by running the following command:
    sudo yum update -y
  3. Install Docker’s dependencies by executing the following command:
    sudo yum install -y yum-utils device-mapper-persistent-data lvm2
  4. Configure the Docker repository by running the command:
    sudo yum-config-manager --add-repo
  5. Install Docker by executing the following command:
    sudo yum install -y docker-ce docker-ce-cli
  6. Start the Docker service using the command:
    sudo systemctl start docker
  7. Enable Docker to start on system boot:
    sudo systemctl enable docker
  8. Verify that Docker is installed correctly by running the following command:
    docker --version

    If Docker is installed properly, you should see the version information.

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Jeevanantham Balakrishnan

Jeevanantham Balakrishnan works at Perficient as Technical Consultant. He has a firm understanding of technologies like Databricks, Spark, AWS, and DevOps. He is keen to learn new technologies.

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