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Created by dave. Last edited by dave, 158 days ago. Viewed 244 times. #3
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(2020-05-03)

Installing Unifi Controller on Docker on CentOS 8

(or probably any docker installation at this point but anyways)

Create:

#!/bin/bash
docker create \
  --name=unifi-controller \
  -e PUID=1000 \
  -e PGID=1000 \
  -e MEM_LIMIT=1024M `#optional` \
  -p 3478:3478/udp \
  -p 10001:10001/udp \
  -p 8080:8080 \
  -p 8081:8081 \
  -p 8443:8443 \
  -p 8843:8843 \
  -p 8880:8880 \
  -p 6789:6789 \
  -v /etc/unifi/config:/config \
  --restart unless-stopped \
  linuxserver/unifi-controller

So for -v, "/etc/unifi/config" is on the host, and it is mapped to "/config" in the VM. It should be owner:group same as the PUID and PGID values used in the docker create command.

WhatHow
Update the imagedocker pull linuxserver/unifi-controller
Stop the running containerdocker stop unifi-controller
Delete the containerdocker rm unifi-controller
Recreate a new container with the same docker create parameters as instructed above (if mapped correctly to a host folder, your /config folder and settings will be preserved)(see above)
Start the new containerdocker start unifi-controller
You can also remove the old dangling imagesdocker image prune
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