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FROM ubuntu:14.04
MAINTAINER Andrea Grandi <>
# Add the PostgreSQL PGP key to verify their Debian packages.
# It should be the same key as
RUN apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys B97B0AFCAA1A47F044F244A07FCC7D46ACCC4CF8
# Add PostgreSQL's repository. It contains the most recent stable release
# of PostgreSQL, ``9.3``.
RUN echo "deb precise-pgdg main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pgdg.list
# Update the Ubuntu and PostgreSQL repository indexes and install ``python-software-properties``,
# ``software-properties-common`` and PostgreSQL 9.3
# There are some warnings (in red) that show up during the build. You can hide
# them by prefixing each apt-get statement with DEBIAN_FRONTEND=noninteractive
RUN apt-get update && apt-get -y -q install python-software-properties software-properties-common \
&& apt-get -y -q install postgresql-9.3 postgresql-client-9.3 postgresql-contrib-9.3
USER postgres
RUN /etc/init.d/postgresql start \
&& psql --command "CREATE USER pguser WITH SUPERUSER PASSWORD 'pguser';" \
&& createdb -O pguser pgdb
USER root
# Adjust PostgreSQL configuration so that remote connections to the
# database are possible.
RUN echo "host all all md5" >> /etc/postgresql/9.3/main/pg_hba.conf
# And add ``listen_addresses`` to ``/etc/postgresql/9.3/main/postgresql.conf``
RUN echo "listen_addresses='*'" >> /etc/postgresql/9.3/main/postgresql.conf
# Expose the PostgreSQL port
RUN mkdir -p /var/run/postgresql && chown -R postgres /var/run/postgresql
# Add VOLUMEs to allow backup of config, logs and databases
VOLUME ["/etc/postgresql", "/var/log/postgresql", "/var/lib/postgresql"]
USER postgres
# Set the default command to run when starting the container
CMD ["/usr/lib/postgresql/9.3/bin/postgres", "-D", "/var/lib/postgresql/9.3/main", "-c", "config_file=/etc/postgresql/9.3/main/postgresql.conf"]