docker installed to use this. You should build your own
image based on
supertylerc/aker if you want to use a unique username.
aker.ini is in the
.gitignore, so you can have it in the repository without risk of
accidentally committing it to the repo.
aker.ini to reflect your lab environment(s). It's mostly
self-explanatory, but you should see
the official Aker documentation for details.
Note that your
aker.inishould have the username
labunless you built a custom container based on
You should edit the
docker-compose.yml as well to include mappings of
names to IP addresses if you used names in your
Next, just start the container:
docker-compose up -d
If a change isn't picked up that you're expecting to exist, you'll need to add the
Now you can SSH to the server's IP (your laptop or a remote server,
depending on where you deployed the container) on port
2222 as the
user you specified (probably
lab, the default) and start using
for all of your labbing needs!
Do whatever you want, but I'm not responsible.
Tyler Christiansen firstname.lastname@example.org