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Netbox is an IP address management (IPAM) and data center infrastructure management (DCIM) tool. Initially conceived by the network engineering team at DigitalOcean, NetBox was developed specifically to address the needs of network and infrastructure engineers. It is intended to function as a domain-specific source of truth for network operations.

Supported Architectures

We utilise the docker manifest for multi-platform awareness. More information is available from docker here and our announcement here.
Simply pulling lscr.io/linuxserver/netbox:latest should retrieve the correct image for your arch, but you can also pull specific arch images via tags.
The architectures supported by this image are:
Architecture
Available
Tag
x86-64
amd64-<version tag>
arm64
arm64v8-<version tag>
armhf
arm32v7-<version tag>

Application Setup

Netbox requires a postgres database and a redis instance.
Access the WebUI at :8000. For more information, check out NetBox.

Usage

To help you get started creating a container from this image you can either use docker-compose or the docker cli.
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---
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version: "2.1"
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services:
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netbox:
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image: lscr.io/linuxserver/netbox:latest
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container_name: netbox
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environment:
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- PUID=1000
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- PGID=1000
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- TZ=<TZ>
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- SUPERUSER_EMAIL=<SUPERUSER_EMAIL>
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- SUPERUSER_PASSWORD=<SUPERUSER_PASSWORD>
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- ALLOWED_HOST=<ALLOWED_HOST>
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- DB_NAME=<DB_NAME>
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- DB_USER=<DB_USER>
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- DB_PASSWORD=<DB_PASSWORD>
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- DB_HOST=<DB_HOST>
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- DB_PORT=<DB_PORT>
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- REDIS_HOST=<REDIS_HOST>
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- REDIS_PORT=<REDIS_PORT>
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- REDIS_PASSWORD=<REDIS_PASSWORD>
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- REDIS_DB_TASK=<REDIS_DB_TASK>
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- REDIS_DB_CACHE=<REDIS_DB_CACHE>
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- BASE_PATH=<BASE_PATH> #optional
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- REMOTE_AUTH_ENABLED=<REMOTE_AUTH_ENABLED> #optional
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- REMOTE_AUTH_BACKEND=<REMOTE_AUTH_BACKEND> #optional
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- REMOTE_AUTH_HEADER=<REMOTE_AUTH_HEADER> #optional
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- REMOTE_AUTH_AUTO_CREATE_USER=<REMOTE_AUTH_AUTO_CREATE_USER> #optional
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- REMOTE_AUTH_DEFAULT_GROUPS=<REMOTE_AUTH_DEFAULT_GROUPS> #optional
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- REMOTE_AUTH_DEFAULT_PERMISSIONS=<REMOTE_AUTH_DEFAULT_PERMISSIONS> #optional
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volumes:
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- <path to data on host>:/config
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ports:
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- 8000:8000
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restart: unless-stopped
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docker run -d \
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--name=netbox \
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-e PUID=1000 \
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-e PGID=1000 \
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-e TZ=<TZ> \
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-e SUPERUSER_EMAIL=<SUPERUSER_EMAIL> \
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-e SUPERUSER_PASSWORD=<SUPERUSER_PASSWORD> \
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-e ALLOWED_HOST=<ALLOWED_HOST> \
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-e DB_NAME=<DB_NAME> \
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-e DB_USER=<DB_USER> \
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-e DB_PASSWORD=<DB_PASSWORD> \
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-e DB_HOST=<DB_HOST> \
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-e DB_PORT=<DB_PORT> \
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-e REDIS_HOST=<REDIS_HOST> \
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-e REDIS_PORT=<REDIS_PORT> \
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-e REDIS_PASSWORD=<REDIS_PASSWORD> \
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-e REDIS_DB_TASK=<REDIS_DB_TASK> \
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-e REDIS_DB_CACHE=<REDIS_DB_CACHE> \
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-e BASE_PATH=<BASE_PATH> `#optional` \
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-e REMOTE_AUTH_ENABLED=<REMOTE_AUTH_ENABLED> `#optional` \
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-e REMOTE_AUTH_BACKEND=<REMOTE_AUTH_BACKEND> `#optional` \
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-e REMOTE_AUTH_HEADER=<REMOTE_AUTH_HEADER> `#optional` \
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-e REMOTE_AUTH_AUTO_CREATE_USER=<REMOTE_AUTH_AUTO_CREATE_USER> `#optional` \
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-e REMOTE_AUTH_DEFAULT_GROUPS=<REMOTE_AUTH_DEFAULT_GROUPS> `#optional` \
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-e REMOTE_AUTH_DEFAULT_PERMISSIONS=<REMOTE_AUTH_DEFAULT_PERMISSIONS> `#optional` \
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-p 8000:8000 \
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-v <path to data on host>:/config \
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--restart unless-stopped \
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lscr.io/linuxserver/netbox:latest
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Parameters

Docker images are configured using parameters passed at runtime (such as those above). These parameters are separated by a colon and indicate <external>:<internal> respectively. For example, -p 8080:80 would expose port 80 from inside the container to be accessible from the host's IP on port 8080 outside the container.

Ports (-p)

Parameter
Function
8000
will map the container's port 8000 to port 8000 on the host

Environment Variables (-e)

Env
Function
PUID=1000
for UserID - see below for explanation
PGID=1000
for GroupID - see below for explanation
TZ=<TZ>
Timezone (i.e., America/New_York)
SUPERUSER_EMAIL=<SUPERUSER_EMAIL>
Email address for admin account
SUPERUSER_PASSWORD=<SUPERUSER_PASSWORD>
Password for admin account
ALLOWED_HOST=<ALLOWED_HOST>
The hostname you will use to access the app (i.e., netbox.example.com)
DB_NAME=<DB_NAME>
Database name (default: netbox)
DB_USER=<DB_USER>
Database user
DB_PASSWORD=<DB_PASSWORD>
Database password
DB_HOST=<DB_HOST>
Database host (default: postgres)
DB_PORT=<DB_PORT>
Database port (defaul: 5432)
REDIS_HOST=<REDIS_HOST>
Redis host (default: redis)
REDIS_PORT=<REDIS_PORT>
Redis port number (default: 6379)
REDIS_PASSWORD=<REDIS_PASSWORD>
Redis password (default: none)
REDIS_DB_TASK=<REDIS_DB_TASK>
Redis database ID for tasks (default: 0)
REDIS_DB_CACHE=<REDIS_DB_CACHE>
Redis database ID for caching (default: 1)
BASE_PATH=<BASE_PATH>
The path you will use to access the app (i.e., /netbox, optional, default: none)
REMOTE_AUTH_ENABLED=<REMOTE_AUTH_ENABLED>
Enable remote authentication (optional, default: False)
REMOTE_AUTH_BACKEND=<REMOTE_AUTH_BACKEND>
Python path to the custom Django authentication backend to use for external user authentication (optional, default: netbox.authentication.RemoteUserBackend)
REMOTE_AUTH_HEADER=<REMOTE_AUTH_HEADER>
Name of the HTTP header which informs NetBox of the currently authenticated user. (optional, default: HTTP_REMOTE_USER)

Volume Mappings (-v)

Volume
Function
/config
config directory volume mapping
Miscellaneous Options

Environment variables from files (Docker secrets)

You can set any environment variable from a file by using a special prepend FILE__.
As an example:
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-e FILE__PASSWORD=/run/secrets/mysecretpassword
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Will set the environment variable PASSWORD based on the contents of the /run/secrets/mysecretpassword file.

Umask for running applications

For all of our images we provide the ability to override the default umask settings for services started within the containers using the optional -e UMASK=022 setting. Keep in mind umask is not chmod it subtracts from permissions based on it's value it does not add. Please read up here before asking for support.

User / Group Identifiers

When using volumes (-v flags), permissions issues can arise between the host OS and the container, we avoid this issue by allowing you to specify the user PUID and group PGID.
Ensure any volume directories on the host are owned by the same user you specify and any permissions issues will vanish like magic.
In this instance PUID=1000 and PGID=1000, to find yours use id user as below:
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$ id username
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uid=1000(dockeruser) gid=1000(dockergroup) groups=1000(dockergroup)
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Docker Mods

We publish various Docker Mods to enable additional functionality within the containers. The list of Mods available for this image (if any) as well as universal mods that can be applied to any one of our images can be accessed via the dynamic badges above.

Support Info

  • Shell access whilst the container is running:
    • docker exec -it netbox /bin/bash
  • To monitor the logs of the container in realtime:
    • docker logs -f netbox
  • Container version number
    • docker inspect -f '{{ index .Config.Labels "build_version" }}' netbox
  • Image version number
    • docker inspect -f '{{ index .Config.Labels "build_version" }}' lscr.io/linuxserver/netbox:latest

Versions

  • 10.12.21: - Remove py3-pillow package to fix dependency issue with 3.2.0.
  • 10.12.21: - Rebase to Alpine 3.15.
  • 26.04.21: - Added Redis database environment variables.
  • 03.02.21: - Added remote authentication environment variables.
  • 02.01.21: - Added BASE_PATH environment variable.
  • 23.08.20: - Initial Release.