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The Cargo Daemon is a Web-based application that uses the CARGO API to configure, start and stop containers on a remote machine. It can be accessed using a browser-based UI, via Java API or Maven2 plugin.

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The documentatation for the Cargo Daemon includes:


To install and run the Cargo Daemon:

  1. Download the Cargo Daemon from the Downloads page
  2. Execute by typing:

where <version> is the version number of the daemon that you have downloaded.

By default, the Cargo Daemon will run on HTTP port 18000. To change it, use the -p option:

Note that the Cargo Daemon is a WAR file; you can actually also deploy it as a WAR on any existing container. This can be useful if you want to, for example, reuse a certain security configuration.

Getting started

To use the Cargo Daemon via the browser UI, simply open http://<machine>:<port>/ -where <machine> is the machine host name or IP address and <port> is the port number used (default is 18000):

  • To start a container, fill in the form and press Start:

  • To stop or view logs of a running container, use the actions on the containers list:

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