Note: The Docker configuration is a recent addition, and, for the time being, should be considered experimental.
Note: For the sake of simplicity, the sample configuration starts a single database node and a single web server node, both on the same host. It also does not handle SSL termination. If you plan to expose it to the public internet, make sure you put a SSL-terminating load balancer or reverse proxy in front of it.
/docker/.envfile. As a minimum, set the following fields:
DEFAULT_FROM_EMAIL– the "From:" address for outbound emails
EMAIL_HOST– the SMTP server
EMAIL_HOST_PASSWORD– the SMTP password
EMAIL_HOST_USER– the SMTP username
SECRET_KEY– secures HTTP sessions, set to a random value
Create and start containers:
$ cd docker $ docker-compose up
Create a superuser:
$ docker-compose run web /opt/healthchecks/manage.py createsuperuser
Open http://localhost:8000 in your browser and log in with the credentials from the previous step.