Use Docker Behind Proxy on Windows 8

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The other day I had to install Docker at work, aka behind a corporate proxy (on Windows 8).

While the docker installer is stand-alone and all is good, dealing with the VM is a different matter… The problem popped up when I tried to create a Django image and pip install failed miserably. To get around, you need to create a docker machine:

You also need to pass in the proxy as a build argument to build:

You can also pass the build argument to docker-compose but, in this case, you need to specify the services.


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