Configuring Docker to Use the Remote Host Throwing Error.

Posted July 2, 2020 805 views

I tried to configure docker running in my laptop (Windows 10 Pro) to use the remote host but it throws error. I tried the below steps

PS C:\Users\Sanjay> export DOCKER_HOST=ssh://root@167.71.XXX.XXX

167.71.XXX.XXX is my droplet IP.

but it throws the error -

export : The term 'export' is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet, function, script file, or operable program. Check the spelling of the name, or if a path was included, verify that the path is correct and try again.

At line:1 char:1
+ export DOCKER_HOST=ssh://root@167.71.XXX.XXX
+ ~~~~~~
    + CategoryInfo          : ObjectNotFound: (export:String) [], CommandNotFoundException
    + FullyQualifiedErrorId : CommandNotFoundException

please help me to solve this issue.

edited by MattIPv4

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Hi @skriss03, by looking at the prompt it looks like you are using Windows Powershell and equivalent of export on Windows Powershell would be as follows.

set DOCKER_HOST=ssh://root@167.71.XXX.XXX