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5 ways to change time in Docker container

Suppose you provide WordPress hosting using Docker containers to customers around the globe. Your customers would want to change time in Docker container to their time zones.

In our role as Technical Support Services for web hosting companies and infrastructure providers, we provision and manage Docker systems for various business purposes.

Changing time in Docker container configuration is a task we perform as a part of this service. Here, we’ll see the different ways to do that.

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Docker – change container configuration in 4 ways

 

You’re running a web server in your Docker container. The web server is configured to listen on default HTTP ports – 80 for http and 443 for https (http-ssl).

For security reasons, you want to change the port to which it is listening. How can you do that?

In our role as Technical Support Services for web hosting companies and infrastructure providers, we provision and manage Docker systems for various business purposes.

Changes in Docker container configuration is a task we perform as a part of this service. Here, we’ll see the different ways to do that.

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5 ways to move Docker container to another host

Migrations are inevitable in many scenarios. Hardware upgrades, data center changes, obsolete OS, all these can be trigger points for migration.

In our role as Technical Support Services for web hosting companies and infrastructure providers, we provision and manage Docker systems for their purposes.

Migrating Docker containers often forms a part of that task. Today we’ll see the different ways to move Docker container to another host from the existing host.

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How to edit docker image in two ways

Spin up and run applications in split-seconds – That’s what makes Docker containers so popular among developers and web hosting providers.

In our role as Technical Support Services for web hosting companies and infrastructure providers, we provision and manage Docker systems that best suit their purposes.

One of the key tasks involved in this Docker management services, is editing docker images. Today, we’ll see how we edit docker image for customer needs.

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Want multiple Docker containers on the same port? Here’s how

Docker helps web developers get their apps online without bugs.

While it is intuitive and easy to use Docker for development, using Docker in production servers is riddled with problems.

Here at Bobcares.com, we help web developers and digital marketers to setup and maintain Docker based web hosting servers.

And a common challenge we resolve is : “How to use One server to run several hundred sites running on Docker containers.(more…)

Fixing Nginx Docker error “16440 upstream prematurely closed connection”

Here at Bobcares, we help Website owners, SaaS providers and Hosting companies run highly reliable web services.

One way we achieve that is by having server experts monitor production servers 24/7 and quickly resolving any issue that can affect uptime.

Recently, engineers at our 24×7 monitoring service noticed that a site hosted by our customer in a Docker server was offline. (more…)

Benefits of virtualization for small and mid-sized businesses

Benefits of virtualization for small and mid-sized businesses

“If it ain’t broke don’t fix it.”

It’s a common sense advice, and many IT managers use this to explain why their infrastructure isn’t virtualized yet. Server virtualization technologies have been around for more than a decade now, but some businesses prefer the proven reliability of good ol’ dedicated servers. (more…)

How to clear Docker cache and save disk space

How to clear Docker cache and save disk space

You can spin up a Docker container in a few seconds. A quick “docker run” command, and voila, your shiny new app is online. But this simplicity often leads to a performance bottleneck – High Disk Space usage.

Docker focuses on fast container deployment, and doesn’t focus much on disk space management. That’s why manual intervention is required to manage disk space in Docker machines. (more…)

Physical Vs Virtual server : Which one should you choose?

Physical Vs Virtual server : Which one should you choose?

Gone are the days where people thought of “servers” as big, bulky machines installed in data centers. Now, “servers” more often mean cloud instances or VPSs.

All that being said, dedicated servers are still a favorite choice for many. Research shows that dedicated server market grows by $237 million each year [1]. So, the question is, what’s the better choice between virtual and physical servers? (more…)

How outsourced customer support improves customer retention in your hosting business

How outsourced customer support improves customer retention in your hosting business

“Please close this issue and pat yourself on the head, next time we will just come straight to you guys. You guys are life savers. Next time I’m in town I would like to kiss the man or woman who fixed this issue. Can i send you a fruit basket or something?”

The above is a thanks reply one of our staff got after fixing an issue. While handling the outsourced customer support for web hosting companies of different sizes, our main focus is to create such delighted customers.
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