Install Docker On CentOS On a Virtual Machine

In this blog post, I will show you how to install Docker on a CentOS virtual machine running in Azure.

Install

To start the process, I will run the following three commands that will install all the requirements and update the repository.

yum install -y yum-utils
yum-config-manager --add-repo   https://download.docker.com/linux/centos/docker-ce.repo
yum install docker-ce docker-ce-cli containerd.io

Below, you can see the screenshot of all the packages Docker needs.

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Set Docker to AutoStart

To set Docker to auto-start when the server starts, I will run the following commands:

systemctl start docker

Check Version

To check which version Docker has I will run the following command.

docker version

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