Windows 10

Installing on Windows 10 Pro 64bit with Docker for Windows

Note: This is a community supported installation method. You can discuss about this in the forum thread.

Please make sure:

  • you have at least 4 GB of memory on your Windows 10 Pro machine

  • you are running 64 bit edition of Windows 10 Pro

  • you have the latest updates installed, and no updates pending

  • you have enabled Hyper-V (requires a reboot, go to Control Panel -> Add Windows Components -> Hyper-V)

  • you have at least 20 GB of disk space, preferably SSD


  • Download and install Docker for Windows

  • Create a file named docker-compose.yml that contains:

image: mongo:3.0
command: mongod --smallfiles --oplogSize 128
- PORT=3000
- ROOT_URL=http://docker:3000
- MONGO_URL=mongodb://db:27017/rocketchat
- db:db
- 3000:3000
  • In the same directory as the above file, enter command docker-compose up

  • Wait for the server to fully start, takes a couple of minutes

  • Access your Rocket.Chat server at http://docker:3000

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