What is Docker Machine?

dockerDocker Machine provides you with a consistent interface with multiple cloud providers, including Amazon Web Services (AWS). This article describes how to install Docker Machine.

Latest version

To check the latest version of Docker Machine, browse to https://github.com/docker/machine/releases. At the time of writing this article, the latest version was v0.16.2. Please change this in the command below for a more recent version.


Install docker-machine

  1. Start by logging on to your Docker server.
  2. Run the following commands:
curl -L $base/docker-machine-$(uname -s)-$(uname -m) >/tmp/docker-machine
sudo mv /tmp/docker-machine /usr/local/bin/docker-machine
chmod +x /usr/local/bin/docker-machine

To check your installation you can run the following command to check the version of docker-compose.

docker-machine --version


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