mongo express official docker image

Web-based MongoDB admin interface, written with Node.js and express

Supported tags and respective Dockerfile links

For more information about this image and its history, please see the relevant manifest file (library/mongo-express). This image is updated via pull requests to the docker-library/official-images GitHub repo.

For detailed information about the virtual/transfer sizes and individual layers of each of the above supported tags, please see the mongo-express/tag-details.md file in the docker-library/docs GitHub repo.

What is mongo-express?

mongo-express is a web-based MongoDB admin interface written in Node.js, Express.js, and Bootstrap3.

github.com/mongo-express/mongo-express

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How to use this image

$ docker run --link some_mongo_container:mongo -p 8081:8081 mongo-express

Then you can hit http://localhost:8081 or http://host-ip:8081 in your browser.

Security Notice

JSON documents are parsed through a javascript virtual machine, so the web interface can be used for executing malicious javascript on a server.

mongo-express should only be used privately for development purposes.

Configuration

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
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

Example

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" \
    knickers/mongo-express

This example links to a container name typical of docker-compose, changes the editor's color theme, and enables basic authentication.

Supported Docker versions

This image is officially supported on Docker version 1.10.3.

Support for older versions (down to 1.6) is provided on a best-effort basis.

Please see the Docker installation documentation for details on how to upgrade your Docker daemon.

 


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Updated:
April 12, 2016