docker info on the azure linux vm, with docker engine

So let’s review what we have achieved.

With this post we learned how to enroll with dockerhub. That is, we can now login using username/password (


at the registry, we see such as the image.



Let’s read a book


and lets destroy our old dockerizzed ubuntu host in azure and replace it with an all new one:


putty, to (port 53658, not default of 22, as learned from the endpoints tab of the azure settings for the vm)


on our windows 10 tablet, lets install the docker client – even though we will be using the local docker client on that new ubuntu OS instance.



The docker info says

pwilliams@pwdocker3:~$ docker info
Containers: 0
Images: 0
Storage Driver: aufs
Root Dir: /var/lib/docker/aufs
Backing Filesystem: extfs
Dirs: 0
Dirperm1 Supported: true
Execution Driver: native-0.2
Logging Driver: json-file
Kernel Version: 3.16.0-43-generic
Operating System: Ubuntu 14.10
CPUs: 1
Total Memory: 1.639 GiB
Name: pwdocker3
WARNING: No swap limit suppor


trying to do something half useful with all this, we follow page


pwilliams@pwdocker3:~$ sudo docker pull busybox
latest: Pulling from busybox
cf2616975b4a: Pull complete
6ce2e90b0bc7: Pull complete
8c2e06607696: Already exsts
busybox:latest: The image you are pulling has been verified. Important: image verification is a tech preview feature and should not be relied on to provide security.
Digest: sha256:38a203e1986cf79639cfb9b2e1d6e773de84002feea2d4eb006b52004ee8502d
Status: Downloaded newer image for busybox:latest


and we can print hgello world!

pwilliams@pwdocker3:~$ docker images
REPOSITORY          TAG                 IMAGE ID            CREATED             VIRTUAL SIZE
busybox             latest              8c2e06607696        12 weeks ago        2.433 MB

pwilliams@pwdocker3:~$ sudo docker run busybox echo “Hello World!”
Hello World


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