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Network bridge on host


(Elao) #1

After reading all the related forum threads, i still don’t get it: do docker mac beta is supposed to set a docker0 bridge interface on the osx host, like it does on linux, so that containers are directly available from host via their local network ip ?

Or this bridge is only set/available on the alpine vm itself ?


$ pinata diagnose -u OS X: version 10.11.4 (build: 15E65) version v1.11.1-beta11 Running diagnostic tests: [OK] docker-cli [OK] Moby booted [OK] driver.amd64-linux [OK] vmnetd [OK] osxfs [OK] db [OK] slirp [OK] menubar [OK] environment [OK] Docker [OK] VT-x Docker logs are being collected into /tmp/20160517-092613.tar.gz Most specific failure is: No error was detected Your unique id is: 6C1797C0-BF6D-4143-9A39-756B9F204561 Please quote this in all correspondence.

Access a Container by IP address
Get access to xhyve Alpine VM ip and docker container ip from OSX
IP address given to container is not routable in bridge mode
Docker beta network not accessible form host machine
Cannot access app by container IP
(Dave Tucker) #2

Currently the only way to access containers is by exposing a port.
See There is no docker0 on the Mac.

(Vijaybose) #3

Then how can I access VPN? Can you please guide me?

Support tap interface for direct container access (incl. multi-host)
(Almirkadric) #4

This feature request is related to the following topic:

(Inanc) #5

When a container configured for network_mode: host in docker-compose, for example, I can’t expose ports as usually adviced. What else can I do?

(Almirkadric) #6

For those who haven’t yet got a working solution for this, I have created a shim workaround for this issue in this project. It behaves the exact same as the hvint0 interface on Windows

More details can be found here:

Honestly the fact this issue hasn’t been fixed is ridiculous so I plan to make some waves with this package. Request to update docs here:

Please up-vote and comment your support so that this issue gets the attention it deserves

Support tap interface for direct container access (incl. multi-host)