Docker and docker Airflow

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A handbook for docker and puckle/docker-airflow


Goal Command Note
stop and remove all container docker stop $(docker ps -a -q)
docker rm $(docker ps -a -q)
this is in linux, if in windows, you need for /F "usebackq delims=" %A in (`docker ps -a -q`) do docker rm %A
to inspect file system of a container docker container ls
docker exec -it 'names' bash
use 1st command to get the ‘names’ of the container, then run 2nd command; then you can use ls, cd or any command you like
run container docker-airflow with local executor docker-compose -f docker-compose-LocalExecutor.yml up -d first need go into the folder of **.yml
list all docker containers docker container ls  


sqlite3.OperationalError: no such table: log

Solution: it maybe results from absence of environment variable ‘FERNET_KEY’, you need to go in the file system of the container (as described in the table above), then export FERNET_KEY='fewoffeoj_ofoewfeo.....'

Error response from daemon: driver failed programming external connectivity on endpoint

Solution: simply restart docker

ERROR: for webapplication2 Cannot create container for service webapplication2: D: drive is not shared.

Solution: Just right-click docker-app icon, click ‘settings’, then tick share dive for D:

To be continued …

Written on November 7, 2019