To run NexentaFusion as a docker container you can use either the installation script (recommended) or docker run command.

1) This utility will walk you through installing NexentaFusion to run as a Docker container. The required information will be requested and minimums confirmed.

To execute the utility paste the following into terminal:

curl -o
chmod +x ./

To stop and remove the container use these commands:

docker stop nexenta-fusion
docker rm nexenta-fusion

2) Docker run command:

docker run --name fusion -v /opt/docker/esdb:/var/lib/elasticsearch -v /opt/docker/fusion:/var/lib/nef -e MGMT_IP="" --ulimit nofile=65536:65536 --ulimit memlock=-1:-1 -e TZ="America/Los_Angeles" --memory=16g -e ES_HEAP_SIZE="8g" -i -t -p 8457:8457 -p 9200:9200 -p 8443:8443 –p 2000:2000 nexenta/fusion

Replace shown in the example above with your management IP, -e TZ="America/Los_Angeles" is an optional parameter to set timezone. Default is UTC. Heap size should be limited to half the total memory size, but not more than 31g.

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