Portainer Docker Demo¶
To test out Islandora, there is a Starter-Site based Portainer demo available (Download the .zip file). This demo is loaded with sample content to demonstrate features of Islandora and provide a starting point for exploration. Follow the instructions in the README.md.html file provided in the download.
It is recommended that you have a minimum of 4GB of hard drive space available on your machine before getting started. It will take some time to build the image, do not be surprised if it takes a long time. Thanks, and happy building!
Installation Video Tutorial¶
The README.md.html is the most up to date version of the installation documentation, but you can also view this video: How to Install Docker Desktop and Set up Starter Site (video tutorial).
These troubleshooting issues and solutions for Docker Desktop have arised from and been used with Windows 10.
"Docker Failed to Start" Error Message¶
For Windows 10, you may receive the "Docker Failed to Start" Error message. To resolve this:
- Download WSL 2 from Step 4 in these instructions, but do not do any other steps in these instructions.
- Under Windows ‘Firewall & Network Protection’, ‘Allow an app through the firewall’, and ‘Change settings’ to select the ‘Private’ box for ‘Virtual Machine Monitoring’.
- Restart computer for all changes to take effect.
No Content Showing on islandora.io¶
If no content is showing up in your local installation when on islandora.io in a browser, you may need to wait longer for the deployment process to complete. 1. Go to ‘containers’, click the ‘logs’ for ‘sandbox-drupal-1’ to see the deployment process. When completed you will see:
Docker Desktop and Virtual Machine (Vmmem in Task Manager) Taking up too much CPU and RAM¶
If Docker Desktop and Virtual Machine (Vmmem in Task Manager) are taking up too much CPU and RAM, you can create a .wslconfig file to limit how much of your computers resources are allocated to these processes: 1. Open Notepad++ and type the following: