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SOLVED: Unable to connect to demo bulletin-board container on localhost:8000

Hey folks, just a small PSA to maybe save someone else some lost time.

Going though a new Docker Desktop install on Windows 10 Pro and the bulletin-board demo I encountered problems trying to connect to the container on localhost:8000 after issuing the docker run command as

docker run --publish 8000:8080 --detach --name bb bulletinboard:1.0

Spent some time trying to figure things out, turns out the Amazon AWS WorkDocs local client runs a service on port 8000 that was interfering. Closing out the WorkDocs client (or specifying an alternate local port) resolved the conflict. I’ve not been able to locate a means of changing the default port for the WorkDocs client.

Cheers,

Shaun