Code Samples to SSH into Docker Machine Virtualbox

This article represents quick code sample which would help you ssh into a docker machine. Please feel free to comment/suggest if I missed to mention one or more important points. Also, sorry for the typos.
As you double-click Docker Quickstart Terminal, it opens up a terminal window thereby starting “default” docker-machine. If you want to login to this docker-machine, you could do that using following:

  • Use Putty to login. As you open Putty, enter the IP such as and click open. It would open up a terminal. Enter “docker” as username and “tcuser” as password and that is it.


  • Use command such as “docker-machine ssh default” in the docker terminal to login to docker-machine namely “default”.
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