Pre-built Docker images are available at dockerhub.com/tenzir.
All images expose a Docker volume at
/var/lib/vast. That volume contains the
database contents of VAST, i.e., the index and the archive.
The images use a Linux system user called
vast with limited privileges. When
you mount a directory for persistent data to
/var/lib/vast, make sure the
vast user inside the container can write to it.
Start VAST in a container and detach it to the background.
Build an Image
The build process uses multiple layers and using
--build-arg in combination
with the environment variable
DOCKER_BUILDKIT=1 allows to build some of these
layers selectively. Use
--build-arg DOCKER_BUILD=build for a full source
build. In case you already have prebuilt compilates for Debian Buster (e.g.,
VAST CI build on
There also exists a build script that will tag and exported the Docker images as
tar.gz files. The script accepts an optional parameter to build for a specific