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The installation is only possible with a valid subscription.
A regular backup is recommended to ensure that your system is as current as possible in case of a defect. Even more, an active subscription is required to download IP-Symcon anew in case of a complete loss of data.
docker pull symcon/symcon:stable
docker run --rm \ --name symcon \ --hostname symcon \ -p 3777:3777 \ -v /opt/symcon/data:/var/lib/symcon \ -v /opt/symcon/log:/var/log/symcon \ -v /opt/symcon:/root \ symcon/symcon:stable
The tool "Portainer" helps with updating Docker containers and enables updating with the press of a button. The web based tool is available for free and can be installed as Docker container.
docker volume create portainer_data docker run -d -p 9000:9000 -v /var/run/docker.sock:/var/run/docker.sock -v portainer_data:/data portainer/portainer
It may be required to run the command "docker run" as "sudo docker run"
After the installation, the interface as available under http://127.0.0.1:9000/. Eventually, the IP address needs to be adjusted. During the first configuration, a password needs to be defined and a connection needs to be established to the local server in a next step. After succesfull installation, the interface should look as shown below.
In the tab "Containers", the "symcon" container can be selected. The option "Recreate" enables a comfortable update. In this process, the container will be deleted, the new image downloaded, and installed with the same settings. Depending on the internet connection, this may take some minutes.
It is important, that the option "Pull latest image" is activated in the confirmation dialog.
After the update, the following message is displayed for a short time.
Due to the container structure KNX and HomeMatic messages contain an IP address as response address that is used only internally and as such, responses could not be received as intended. To receive these messages correctly, NATSupport needs to be set up.