unit metabase.service could not be found

As i was folllowing through the tutorial and done everything which is mentioned there… some logs are :

root@ubuntu-s-1vcpu-1gb-blr1-01:~/metabase# docker ps -a
CONTAINER ID   IMAGE                      COMMAND                  CREATED       STATUS          PORTS                      NAMES
8f52f2e07a32   metabase/metabase:latest   "/app/"   4 hours ago   Up 18 minutes>3000/tcp   metabase_metabase_1
root@ubuntu-s-1vcpu-1gb-blr1-01:~/metabase# service metabase status
Unit metabase.service could not be found.

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Bobby Iliev
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October 2, 2022

Hi there,

Your Metabase service is running as a Docker container rather than a Systemd service.

There is no need to use the service command, instead, you could restart the container itself with:

docker restart container_id_here

For more information on how to use Docker I could suggest this free eBook here:

Introduction to Docker free eBook

Let me know if you have any questions!



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September 28, 2022

Hi @5ac3e39f363b-4f2d-bedd-2edde6,

If I’m not mistaken the metabase service would be inside the Metabase container(Docker). I might be isn’t that the purpose of docker in the first place? What you can try is to enter your docker container and see if the service is running there.

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