Connect to local macOS/Windows localhost ( from within Docker Container Image

Docker access host localhost within container

If you have created a docker image, say a Ubuntu base image with Apache Tomcat and you want to access Oracle/MySQL that has been installed on your local macOS/Windows system and you are wondering how to connect your device localhost from within the Docker container, then do the below,


Make use of host.docker.internal instead of using localhost or

Note: Works are using Docker v18.03 and above.

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