How to Setup a Simple Apache Web Server in a Docker Container

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Gabriel Cánepa

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  1. R.H. Hartman says:

    The above will get you an 503 error: not authorized, as selinux will block access to docker.html.

    The way to overcome this is to change the line
    # sudo docker run -dit --name tecmint-web -p 8080:80 -v /home/user/website/:/usr/local/apache2/htdocs/ httpd:2.4
    to
    # sudo docker run -dit --name tecmint-web -p 8080:80 -v /home/user/website/:/usr/local/apache2/htdocs/:Z httpd:2.4

    The :Z will ensure the proper selinux context is set.

    Lower case :z is also an option, see.

    https://stackoverflow.com/questions/24288616/permission-denied-on-accessing-host-directory-in-docker

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