CentOS 6 with SSH for Docker

CentOS 6.x based with SSH running by default.


  • Default user is "admin" with password "welcome".
  • Require latest docker, CentOS host need to enable EPEL and install docker-io.

Docker version that works

Client version: 1.0.0
Client API version: 1.12
Go version (client): go1.2.2
Git commit (client): 63fe64c/1.0.0
Server version: 1.0.0
Server API version: 1.12
Go version (server): go1.2.2
Git commit (server): 63fe64c/1.0.0


docker build -t centos6-ssh2 .


[root@otp790 centos6-ssh]# docker run -d -P -t --name centos6-2 centos6-ssh2
[root@otp790 centos6-ssh]# docker ps
CONTAINER ID        IMAGE                 COMMAND             CREATED             STATUS              PORTS                   NAMES
58ca9baf1e75        centos6-ssh2:latest   /usr/sbin/sshd -D   9 seconds ago       Up 7 seconds>22/tcp   centos6-2          
[root@otp790 centos6-ssh]# ssh admin@localhost -p 49154
The authenticity of host '[localhost]:49154 ([::1]:49154)' can't be established.
RSA key fingerprint is dc:4f:e6:64:f6:69:99:9d:a4:b9:6a:5d:ea:99:49:7b.
Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)? yes
Warning: Permanently added '[localhost]:49154' (RSA) to the list of known hosts.
admin@localhost's password:
[admin@58ca9baf1e75 ~]$ sudo -i

We trust you have received the usual lecture from the local System
Administrator. It usually boils down to these three things:

    #1) Respect the privacy of others.
    #2) Think before you type.
    #3) With great power comes great responsibility.

[sudo] password for admin: