- Engine API is an HTTP API served by Docker Engine, How to enable docker API on docker host?
- Controlling the Docker Engine from any SDK.
- Is everything the Docker client can do can be done with the API?
To answer the above, Docker provides an API for interacting with the Docker daemon (called the Docker Engine API). The Engine API is an HTTP API served by Docker Engine. It is the API the Docker client uses to communicate with the Engine, so everything the Docker client can do can be done with the API.
Docker service configuration
- Find the line which starts with ExecStart and adds -H=tcp://0.0.0.0:2375 to make it look like
ExecStart=/usr/bin/dockerd -H=fd:// -H=tcp://0.0.0.0:2375
- Reload the docker daemon and restart the service
sudo service docker restart
Test the configuration
localhost with the respective
IP if we need to connect to a remote docker deamon.