This tutorial shows how to install Buddy On-Premises on a Linux distribution.
All commands listed in the article must be run as root.
Installing Docker Engine & Docker Compose
Buddy requires Docker Engine and Docker Compose to run. Connect to your server and follow the installation instructions:
Connect to the server and start installation
Connect to the server using SSH and run this command to download the Docker image and install Buddy:
curl -sSL https://get.buddy.works | sh && buddy install$
By default, Buddy uses ports
22for communication. If these ports are not available, the installer asks to provide alternative ports.
By default, Buddy installs in the
HOMEdirectory. You can change the storage path for databases, repositories, and settings using the CLI.
If you're connecting to the server through a proxy, add the
HTTP_PROXYenvironment variable on the Linux server. Run this command:
bash export HTTP_PROXY="http://proxyIp:proxyPort"
Setting up your workspace
- Use the URL provided in the summary to access Buddy On-Premises.
Installation summary with workspace IP
By default, Buddy On-Premises uses a self-signed SSL certificate. Because of that, you can get a security warning from your browser when you access the instance for the first time. There’s nothing to worry about! You can safely open the address.
- Provide the details of your first workspace.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed and configured Buddy on your own server. Check out the Quickstart section for tips on getting started.
Last modified on September 8, 2022