Docker Networking Training


Docker Networking Training

  • Enhance your Docker networking skills and protect your organization using advanced networking functions
  • Learn how to use third party tools to extend Docker networking
  • This practical and recipe-based book demonstrates the different ways in which you can network containers leveraging the Docker engine.


Networking functionality in Docker has changed considerably since its first release, evolving to offer a rich set of built-in networking features, as well as an extensible plugin model allowing for a wide variety of networking functionality.


This Course explores Docker networking capabilities from end to end. Begin by examining the building blocks used by Docker to implement fundamental containing networking before learning how to consume built-in networking constructs as well as custom networks you create on your own.

Next, explore common third-party networking plugins, including detailed information on how these plugins inter-operate with the Docker engine. Consider available options for securing container networks, as well as a process for troubleshooting container connectivity.

Finally, examine advanced Docker networking functions and their relevant use cases, tying together everything you need to succeed with your own projects.


Docker Networking Training


What You Will Learn


  • Configure Linux networking primitives used by Docker networking
  • Build and deploy user-defined Docker networks
  • Examine the different options for resolving and linking containers
  • Implement custom networks for Docker to consume
  • Discover third-party networking plugins such as Weave and Flannel
  • Work through solutions to secure Docker containers and networks
  • Observe methodologies for troubleshooting container networks
  • Explore advanced and experimental Docker networking features



Course Contents


1. Linux Networking Constructs

Working with interfaces and addresses
Configuring Linux host routing
Exploring bridges
Making connections
Exploring network namespaces

2. Configuring and Monitoring Docker Networks

Verifying host-level settings that impact Docker networking
Connecting containers in bridge mode
Exposing and publishing ports
Connecting containers to existing containers
Connecting containers in host mode

Configuring service-level settings
docker0 bridge addressing
Docker interface binding for published ports
Container interface MTU
Container default gateway

3. User-Defined Networks

Viewing the Docker network configuration
Creating user-defined networks

Connecting containers to networks
Defining a user-defined bridge network

Creating a user-defined overlay network
Isolating networks

4. Building Docker Networks

Manually networking containers
Specifying your own bridge

Using an OVS bridge
Using an OVS bridge to connect Docker hosts
OVS and Docker together

5. Container Linking and Docker DNS

Verifying a host-based DNS configuration inside a container
Overriding the default name resolution settings
Configuring links for name and service resolution
Leveraging Docker DNS
Creating Docker DNS aliases

6. Securing Container Networks

Enabling and disabling ICC
Disabling outbound masquerading
Managing netfilter to Docker integration
Creating custom iptables rules
Exposing services through a load balancer

7. Working with Weave Net

Installing and configuring Weave
Running Weave-connected containers
Understanding Weave IPAM
Working with WeaveDNS
Weave security
Using the Weave network plugin

8. Working with Flannel

Installing and configuring Flannel
Integrating Flannel with Docker
Using the VXLAN backend
Using the host gateway backend
Specifying Flannel options

9. Exploring Network Features

Working with prerelease versions of Docker
Understanding MacVLAN interfaces
Working with the Docker MacVLAN network driver

Understanding IPVLAN interfaces
Working with the Docker IPVLAN network driver
Tagging VLAN IDs with MacVLAN and IPVLAN networks

10. Leveraging IPv6

IPv6 command-line basics
Enabling IPv6 capabilities in Docker
Working with IPv6-enabled containers
Configuring NDP proxying
User-defined networks and IPv6

11. Troubleshooting Docker Networks

Using tcpdump to verify network paths
Verifying VETH pairs

Verifying published ports and outbound masquerading

Verifying name resolution
Building a test container
Resetting the local Docker network database

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