A basic container for a private MediaGoblin media server.
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# MediaGoblin
A basic container for a private MediaGoblin media server (https://mediagoblin.org/), including Nginx and uWSGI. Assumes a separate PostgreSQL database for persistence, and an email host for sending email notifications.
Hosted at https://projects.torsion.org/witten/mediagoblin-docker
## Environment variables
* `NOTIFICATION_EMAIL`: From address for MediaGoblin notification emails.
* `EMAIL_HOSTNAME`: Hostname used to send outgoing notification emails.
* `EMAIL_PORT`: Port number used to send outgoing notification emails.
* `EMAIL_USERNAME`: Username used to connect to outgoing email host.
* `EMAIL_PASSWORD`: Password used to connect to outgoing email host.
* `EMAIL_TLS_SSL`: "true" or "false" for using TLS/SSL encryption for sending emails.
* `EMAIL_STARTTLS`: "true" or "false" for using STARTTLS encryption for sending emails.
* `DATABASE_URL`: Connection string for database to use for persistence, including credentials. See example below.
## Volumes
* `/app/user_dev`: Location to store user media uploads.
## Ports
* `80`: Only listens on port 80 for HTTP. Intended to be used in conjunction with an external reverse proxy like https://hub.docker.com/r/jwilder/nginx-proxy/ to provide HTTPS or anything else that's needed.
## Example
```console
$ sudo docker run --detach --name=mediagoblin \
--env NOTIFICATION_EMAIL=media@example.org \
--env EMAIL_HOSTNAME=mail.example.org \
--env EMAIL_PORT=587 \
--env EMAIL_USERNAME=bob@example.org \
--env EMAIL_PASSWORD=pass \
--env EMAIL_TLS_SSL=false \
--env EMAIL_STARTTLS=true \
--env DATABASE_URL=postgresql://mediagoblin:password@database.example.org/mediagoblin \
--volume /var/lib/mediagoblin/user_dev:/app/user_dev \
--publish 80:80 \
projects.torsion.org/witten/mediagoblin-docker
```
## User management
Since this image is for running a private MediaGoblin server, user
self-registration is disabled. So, to add a user, first exec into the running
Docker image:
```console
$ sudo docker exec -it mediagoblin bash
```
Where `mediagoblin` is the name of your running Docker container. If you don’t
know the name to use, try looking in `docker ps` output.
Then, add a user (follow the prompts):
```console
# su - mediagoblin
$ gmg --conf_file /app/mediagoblin_local.ini adduser
```
Finally, if you want to make the new user into an admin user:
```console
$ gmg --conf_file /app/mediagoblin_local.ini makeadmin username
```
Where `username` corresponds to the user you added above.