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Deploy NEST Desktop with Insite

Docker Compose

The Insite system can be served as a backend for NEST Desktop. It allows to visualize activity of the live simulation.


First get the configuration file for Docker Compose.

wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/nest-desktop/nest-desktop-docker/main/docker-compose-insite.yml

For more information about Docker Compose, please read the documentation.


Next, start all services of the Docker Compose file.

docker-compose -f docker-compose-insite.yml up

NEST Desktop is now serving at http://localhost:8000 whereas Insite NEST Module and Insite Access Node are serving at http://localhost:5000 and http://localhost:8080, respectively.