a file named “chords_control” is created in your folder “chords”. This file sets up and maintains your portal.
chords_control is the CHORDS management script. Used to manage the CHORDS portal configuration, running/stopping the portal, and updating the portal software.
There are several main ways to use chords_control
python chords_control --config
- Lets you configure your CHORDS portal.
- Set your Database Password Grafana Password Portal Password
- Set email Port connects to that email to use for emailing purposes allows for password reset
- Set guest password
- Configure portal port
python chords_control --update
- Updates your portal’s software
python chords_control --run
- Starts your CHORDS portal
python chords_control --stop
- Stops your CHORDS portal
python chords_control -t
- Lets you check your portal’s current status
If you have difficulties with your chords_control you can always type
python chords_control --help
Portal Backup and Restoration
python chords_control --backup
- Creates a backup .tar file of your portal
python chords_control --restore (backup_file.tar)
- Restores your CHORDS portal to the backup version
Docker is used as a tool to make it easier to create, deploy and run CHORDS by using containers. Containers let us package CHORDS with all the parts it needs, like libraries and other dependencies, and ship it out in one nice simple package. For more information on Docker check out their website.
docker exec -it chords_app tail -f log/production.rb command shows information logged by a running chords container.
Removing old docker images
To remove a specific Image
docker images -a Lists ID’s of images
docker rmi Image Image Place image ID after “docker rmi” to remove it specifically
docker system prune Lets you clean up resources (images, containers, volumes, and networks) that are not associated with the container.
docker system prune -a Lets you remove stopped containers as well as the resources listed above. (Use with CAUTION)
docker exec -it (containername) /bin/bash
Save disk space
docker system df Shows docker disk usage
docker system events Gets real time events from the server
docker system info Displays system-wide information
docker system prune Removes unused data