WatchYourLAN Docker Guide
How to check devices connected at home?
One recurrent topic that has to be addressed in the first place is to setup docker in our machine.
For that, you can check this guide or if you want to have a general introduction on how to use adapt configuration files you can check this guide.
Watch your LAN - Docker container:
You can find the project details at aceberg’s Github (great job!)
The configuration file that we will use today is:
- The docker Image we use is the DockerHub Image of WatchYourLAN that you can find here.
Deploy with CLI
Providing that the previous steps are clear, we can jump to our terminal and use:
sudo nano docker-compose.yml
This will open a text editor, where we can paste the following configuration file:
To save, use CTRL+O, then CTRL+X to exit.
Then just deploy the service with:
sudo docker-compose up -d
You are ready to discover the devices in your LAN, the service will be running in 0.0.0.0:8840 or localhost:8840 if you use the configuration file as it is provided.
--- version: "3" services: wyl: image: aceberg/watchyourlan container_name: watchyourlan network_mode: "host" volumes: - /home/your_user/Docker/watchyourlan/wyl:/data environment: TZ: Europe/Paris # required: needs your TZ for correct time IFACE: "eth0" # required: 1 or more interface, use the command 'ip link conf' and use the second entry DBPATH: "/data/db.sqlite" # optional, default: /data/db.sqlite GUIIP: "0.0.0.0" # optional, default: localhost GUIPORT: "8840" # optional, default: 8840 TIMEOUT: "120" # optional, time in seconds, default: 60 SHOUTRRR_URL: "" # optional, set url to notify THEME: "darkly" # optional networks: #optional nginx_nginx_network: #optional restart: unless-stopped networks: #optional nginx_nginx_network: #optional external: true #optional
How to Deploy Nginx Proxy Manager
If you are interested in deploying a separated NGINX instance with Docker, I already created a guide for that here.