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This page provides instructions to install Appsmith using Docker.

How to install Appsmith using Docker Compose


  1. Docker (version 20.10.7 or later)
  2. Docker-Compose (version 1.29.2 or later)

Install Appsmith

Create a folder named appsmith on your machine for deployment and data storage. Then, navigate to this folder using the cd command and follow the steps below:

  1. To download the docker-compose.yml file, run the following cURL command:

    curl -L -o $PWD/docker-compose.yml

    This command saves the file in the current directory.

  2. Start the Docker container using the following command. You may need to run with sudo if you don't have permission to run docker-compose.

    docker-compose up -d

    If the image doesn't exist locally, this command downloads the necessary Docker image and starts the container.

  3. Open http://localhost and wait for the server to come up. This can take up to 5 minutes. Once the server is up and running, you can access Appsmith at http://localhost.


Some common errors that you may face during installation:

If you continue to face issues, reach out to

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