How to Install Rancher Docker Container Manager on Ubuntu

If you’re looking to take your container management to the next level, the Rancher Docker Container Manager might be just what you need. Jack Wallen shows you how to get this up and running.

You’ve been working with containers for some time now—maybe you’re using docker commands to manage and deploy those containers. You’re not ready to migrate to Kubernetes (and Docker has been treating you well), but you’d like to make use of a handy web-based management tool to make your container life a bit easier. Where do you turn?

There are a number of options available, one of which is the Rancher Docker Container Manager. This particular tool should be of interest, especially considering it supports Kubernetes and can deploy and manage full stacks, so when you’re ready to make the jump, your tools are also ready.

But how do you get the Rancher Docker Container Manager (RDCM) up and running? The easiest way is (with a nod to irony) via Docker itself. I’m going to show you how to deploy a container for the RDCM quickly and easily. Once deployed, you can then log into the system, via web browser, and manage your containers.

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