Mar 13, 2014

Using docker behind a http-proxy on Fedora 20 with systemd starting the docker-service

On my Fedora 20 System docker is started by systemd.

The problem during installing an image is, that I'm living behind a proxy.

In the systemd configuration file you can set a file to load the environment from.

In my case this is /usr/lib/systemd/system/docker.service

Under the section [Service] add the entry for Environmentfile:

ExecStart=/usr/bin/docker -d
In /etc/sysconfig/docker, the proxy variables are set:


export HTTP_PROXY HTTPS_PROXY http_proxy https_proxy

After a refresh of the new config with

sudo systemctl daemon-reload

and restart

sudo systemctl restart docker.service

I can install an image:

sudo docker build -rm -t ewer/MySQL .
[sudo] password for ewer:
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