mongo-expressEstimated reading time: 4 minutes
Web-based MongoDB admin interface, written with Node.js and express
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Supported Docker versions:
the latest release (down to 1.6 on a best-effort basis)
What is mongo-express?
mongo-express is a web-based MongoDB admin interface written in Node.js, Express.js, and Bootstrap3.
How to use this image
$ docker run --link some_mongo_container:mongo -p 8081:8081 mongo-express
Then you can hit
http://host-ip:8081 in your browser.
mongo-express should only be used privately for development purposes.
Environment vairables are passed to the
run command for configuring a mongo-express container.
Name | Default | Description --------------------------------|-----------------|------------ ME_CONFIG_BASICAUTH_USERNAME | '' | mongo-express web username ME_CONFIG_BASICAUTH_PASSWORD | '' | mongo-express web password ME_CONFIG_MONGODB_ENABLE_ADMIN | 'true' | Enable admin access to all databases. Send strings: `"true"` or `"false"` ME_CONFIG_MONGODB_ADMINUSERNAME | '' | MongoDB admin username ME_CONFIG_MONGODB_ADMINPASSWORD | '' | MongoDB admin password ME_CONFIG_MONGODB_PORT | 27017 | MongoDB port ME_CONFIG_MONGODB_SERVER | 'mongo' | MongoDB container name. Use comma delimited list of host names for replica sets. ME_CONFIG_OPTIONS_EDITORTHEME | 'default' | mongo-express editor color theme, [more here](http://codemirror.net/demo/theme.html) ME_CONFIG_REQUEST_SIZE | '100kb' | Maximum payload size. CRUD operations above this size will fail in [body-parser](https://www.npmjs.com/package/body-parser). ME_CONFIG_SITE_BASEURL | '/' | Set the baseUrl to ease mounting at a subdirectory. Remember to include a leading and trailing slash. ME_CONFIG_SITE_COOKIESECRET | 'cookiesecret' | String used by [cookie-parser middleware](https://www.npmjs.com/package/cookie-parser) to sign cookies. ME_CONFIG_SITE_SESSIONSECRET | 'sessionsecret' | String used to sign the session ID cookie by [express-session middleware](https://www.npmjs.com/package/express-session). ME_CONFIG_SITE_SSL_ENABLED | 'false' | Enable SSL. ME_CONFIG_SITE_SSL_CRT_PATH | '' | SSL certificate file. ME_CONFIG_SITE_SSL_KEY_PATH | '' | SSL key file.
The following are only needed if
ME_CONFIG_MONGODB_ENABLE_ADMIN is “false”
Name | Default | Description --------------------------------|-----------------|------------ ME_CONFIG_MONGODB_AUTH_DATABASE | 'db' | Database name ME_CONFIG_MONGODB_AUTH_USERNAME | 'admin' | Database username ME_CONFIG_MONGODB_AUTH_PASSWORD | 'pass' | Database password
$ docker run -it --rm \ --name mongo-express \ --link web_db_1:mongo \ -p 8081:8081 \ -e ME_CONFIG_OPTIONS_EDITORTHEME="ambiance" \ -e ME_CONFIG_BASICAUTH_USERNAME="user" \ -e ME_CONFIG_BASICAUTH_PASSWORD="fairly long password" \ mongo-express
This example links to a container name typical of
docker-compose, changes the editor’s color theme, and enables basic authentication.
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