How to Access Portainer running in a virtual server using Linux CentOS 8

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Introduction

This is an article for showing on how to access a portainer service. For more information about portainer, just access this link. That link is an official website of portainer. Basically, according to the link portainer is an open source tool for managing containerized applications. The types of containerized applications in this context are the ones work with Kubernetes, Docker, Docker Swarm, Azure ACI in both data centres and at the edge.

According to the link also, portainer removes the complexity associated with orchestrators so anyone can manage containers. The tool can be used to deploy and manage applications, observe the behavior of containers and provide the security and governance necessary to deploy containers widely.

As an additional information, there is a version of Portainer CE which is an open source version. It is is trusted by more than 500,000 users worldwide. On the other hand, Portainer Business builds on Portainer’s open source foundation and enables organizations to run containerized applications without needing to hire new people or re-skill existing teams.

Accessing Running Portainer in Guest Machine from Host Machine

How to Access Portainer running in a virtual server using Linux CentOS 8
How to Access Portainer running in a virtual server using Linux CentOS 8

So, this article is the continuation of the previous article. The article is an article with the title of ‘How to Install Portainer in Linux CentOS 8’ in this link. After accessing the portainer using the address of ‘http://localhost:8000’, it is not directly available for use. It is because by default it will present a page for creating an account in order to access the portainer.

So, just add and fill the Password and Confirm password field and the continue on clicking the ‘Create user’ button as in the following image :

How to Access Portainer running in a virtual server using Linux CentOS 8
How to Access Portainer running in a virtual server using Linux CentOS 8

In the above context, the Password and the Confirm password textfield’s value is ‘password’. After that, click the Create user button and the following page will appear :

How to Access Portainer running in a virtual server using Linux CentOS 8
How to Access Portainer running in a virtual server using Linux CentOS 8

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