How to Install Harbor on CentOS 7


  • You must have Alibaba Cloud Elastic Compute Service (ECS) activated and verified your valid payment method. If you are a new user, you can get a free account in your Alibaba Cloud account. If you don’t know about how to setup your ECS instance, you can refer to this tutorial or quick-start guide. Your ECS instance must have at least 1GB RAM and 1 Core processor.
  • A domain name registered from Alibaba Cloud. If you have already registered a domain from Alibaba Cloud or any other host, you can update its domain nameserver records.
  • Domain name must be pointed to your Alibaba Cloud ECS’s IP address
  • Server’s hostname is set up.
  • Access to VNC console in your Alibaba Cloud or SSH client installed in your PC

Setting Up Your Alibaba Cloud ECS Instance

Add a User with Root Privileges

#  adduser aareez
#  passwd aareez
#  visudo
#  usermod -aG wheel aareez
#  groups aareez
#  su - aareez
#  whoami

Install wget

#  sudo yum install wget

Install nano-editor

#  sudo yum install nano

Install epel-release

#  sudo yum install epel-release

Update Your CentOS 7 System

#  sudo yum clean all
#  sudo yum -y update

Install yum-utils

#  sudo yum install yum-utils

Installing Docker CE and Docker Compose

Install Docker CE

#  su - root
#  yum-config-manager --add-repo
#  yum install docker-ce

Install python-pip

#  yum install python-pip

Install Docker Compose

#  pip install docker-compose
#  systemctl start docker
#  docker run hello-world

Installing Harbor

#  su - aareez
#  wget
#  wget
#  tar -xvf harbor-online-installer-v1.2.0.tgz
#  tar -xvf harbor-offline-installer-v1.2.0.tgz

Generate SSL Certificate

#  mkdir cert && cd cert 
# openssl req -sha256 -x509 -days 365 -nodes -newkey rsa:4096 -keyout -out

Configuring Harbor

#  su - aareez
#  cd harbor
#  sudo nano harbor.cfg
hostname =
ui_url_protocol = https
ssl_cert = /root/cert/
ssl_cert_key = /root/cert/
#  sudo ./
#  sudo docker-compose up -d




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