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How to expose docker ports to make your containers externally accessible

How to expose docker ports to make your containers externally accessible

Virtualization using Docker containers has gained popularity in application hosting, owing to its light-weight design and fast-deployment features.

Docker architecture is in such a way that the containers can connect to the outside world by default. But you cannot access the container directly from outside.

While disabling external access is a good security measure, there maybe many instances where you need to access the container data from outside, such as application testing, website hosting and so on. (more…)