Installation: RedHat Certified Container

Host Requirements

  • Docker Engine 1.12+.

Install Docker:

yum install docker device-mapper-libs device-mapper-event-libs
systemctl start docker.service
systemctl enable docker.service

RedHat Container Catalog

Start Container

docker run -d  --name=atsd -p 8088:8088 -p 8443:8443 -p 8081:8081 -p 8082:8082/udp \

To automatically create an account for data collection agents and storage drivers, replace username and password credential variables in the command below.

docker run -d --name=atsd -p 8088:8088 -p 8443:8443 -p 8081:8081 -p 8082:8082/udp \
  --env COLLECTOR_USER_NAME=username \
  --env COLLECTOR_USER_PASSWORD=password \
  --env COLLECTOR_USER_TYPE=api-rw \

The password is subject to the following requirements. If the credentials contain special characters $, &, #, or !, escape them with backslash \.

Start Container

Launch the container with docker run.

$ docker run \
>   --detach \
>   --name=atsd \
>   --publish 8088:8088 \
>   --publish 8443:8443 \
>   --publish 8081:8081 \
>   --publish 8082:8082/udp \
Unable to find image 'axibase/atsd:latest' locally
latest: Pulling from axibase/atsd
bf5d46315322: Pull complete
9f13e0ac480c: Pull complete
e8988b5b3097: Pull complete
40af181810e7: Pull complete
e6f7c7e5c03e: Pull complete
ca48528e7708: Pull complete
de225e971cf6: Pull complete
6a3419ba188d: Pull complete
Digest: sha256:f2c2957b1ffc8dbb24501495e98981899d2b018961a7742ff6adfd4f1e176429
Status: Downloaded newer image for axibase/atsd:latest

It can take up to 5 minutes to initialize the database.

Check Installation

docker logs -f atsd

Watch for ATSD start completed message at the end of the start.log.

 * [ATSD] Starting ATSD ...
 * [ATSD] ATSD not running.
 * [ATSD] ATSD java version "1.7.0_111"
 * [ATSD] Waiting for ATSD to start. Checking ATSD web-interface port 8088 ...
 * [ATSD] Waiting for ATSD to bind to port 8088 ...( 1 of 20 )
 * [ATSD] Waiting for ATSD to bind to port 8088 ...( 11 of 20 )
 * [ATSD] ATSD web interface:
 * [ATSD]
 * [ATSD]
 * [ATSD] ATSD start completed.

Web interface is now accessible on port 8443 (HTTPS).

Launch Parameters

Name Required Description
--detach Yes Run container in background and print container id.
--hostname No Assign hostname to the container.
--name No Assign a unique name to the container.
--restart No Auto-restart policy. Not supported in all Docker Engine versions.
--publish No Publish container port to the host.

Environment Variables

Name Required Description
--env ADMIN_USER_NAME No User name for the built-in administrator account.
--env ADMIN_USER_PASSWORD No Password for the built-in administrator.
--env COLLECTOR_USER_NAME No User name for a data collector account.
--env COLLECTOR_USER_PASSWORD No Password for a data collector account.
--env COLLECTOR_USER_TYPE No User group for a data collector account, default value is writer.
--env DB_TIMEZONE No Database time zone identifier.

View additional launch examples here.

Published Ports

Port Allocations

Modify the published ports in case of port allocation error.

Cannot start container atsd: failed to create endpoint atsd on network bridge:
Bind for failed: port is already allocated
docker run -d \
  --name=atsd \
  --publish 9088:8088 \
  --publish 9443:8443 \
  --publish 9081:8081 \
  --publish 9082:8082/udp \



Post-installation Steps