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Connecting to Docker on Windows 10 from local LAN


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Information about Firewalls

Create an inbound firewall rule to allow traffic, probably only want it to work on private networks.

Hit the Windows meta Key

Type Windows Firewall

Click Advanced Settings

Click Inbound Rules

Under actions click New Rule

Pick Port

Follow wizard

Enable-NetFirewallRule -DisplayName "Custom HTTP Allow"

Run your Dockercompose

Docker-compose up

Turn off the rule when you are done:

Disable-NetFirewallRule -DisplayName "Custom HTTP Allow"

EDIT: -name was changed to DisplayName