Run MySQL with Docker Container

Apr 29, 2017

docker pull

docker pull
docker pull [OPTIONS] NAME[:TAG @DIGEST]

docker run

docker run --name mysql -e MYSQL_ROOT_PASSWORD=laudoak@reeu -d -p 3306:3306


-e, –env list Set environment variables (default [])

-d, –detach Run container in background and print container ID

-p, –publish list Publish a container’s port(s) to the host (default [])

-P, –publish-all Publish all exposed ports to random ports

problem encountered

  • docker: Error response from daemon: Conflict. The container name “/mysql” is already in use by container 1cba528629196a1e7489a384fe59eb756a690ec0bbecbe5b63e2e0c48767a02c. You have to remove (or rename) that container to be able to reuse that name..

  • Error response from daemon: conflict: unable to delete d5127813070b (must be forced) - image is being used by stopped container 3718fc83dd29

  • docker: Error response from daemon: driver failed programming external connectivity on endpoint mysql (a78e08069291ccb928ee126d9cb9c1ea8394cf17080c0243a0d6c26eb29da458): Error starting userland proxy: listen tcp bind: address already in use.


Remove one or more containers

docker rmi [OPTIONS] IMAGE [IMAGE…]

Remove one or more images