|docker nginx hostname||0.06||0.6||6244||27|
link dockerhost to proxy, this will add an /etc/hosts entry in proxy contianer - we can use 'dockerhost' as a hostname in nginx configuration. This method allows us to have have automated let's encrtypt certificates generated for every service running on my server.How to bind a Nginx instance to host?
Use network_mode: host, this will bind your nginx instance to host's network interface. This could result in conflicts when running multiple nginx containers: every exposed port is binded to host's interface.What config do I need for Docker-Compose?
If you are using Docker Compose file version 3 you don't need any special config for docker-compose.yml file at all, just use the special DNS name host.docker.internal to reach a host service, as on the following nginx.conf example: