Supported tags and respective Dockerfile links

For detailed information about the published artifacts of each of the above supported tags (image metadata, transfer size, etc), please see the repos/odoo directory in the docker-library/repo-info GitHub repo.

For more information about this image and its history, please see the relevant manifest file (library/odoo). This image is updated via pull requests to the docker-library/official-images GitHub repo.

What is Odoo?

Odoo, formerly known as OpenERP, is a suite of open-source business apps written in Python and released under the AGPL license. This suite of applications covers all business needs, from Website/Ecommerce down to manufacturing, inventory and accounting, all seamlessly integrated. It is the first time ever a software editor managed to reach such a functional coverage. Odoo is the most installed business software in the world. Odoo is used by 2.000.000 users worldwide ranging from very small companies (1 user) to very large ones (300 000 users).


How to use this image

This image requires a running PostgreSQL server.

Start a PostgreSQL server

        $ docker run -d -e POSTGRES_USER=odoo -e POSTGRES_PASSWORD=odoo --name db postgres:9.4


Start an Odoo instance

        $ docker run -p 8069:8069 --name odoo --link db:db -t odoo


The alias of the container running Postgres must be db for Odoo to be able to connect to the Postgres server.

Stop and restart an Odoo instance

        $ docker stop odoo
$ docker start -a odoo


Stop and restart a PostgreSQL server

When a PostgreSQL server is restarted, the Odoo instances linked to that server must be restarted as well because the server address has changed and the link is thus broken.

Restarting a PostgreSQL server does not affect the created databases.

Run Odoo with a custom configuration

The default configuration file for the server (located at /etc/odoo/openerp-server.conf) can be overriden at startup using volumes. Suppose you have a custom configuration at /path/to/config/openerp-server.conf, then

        $ docker run -v /path/to/config:/etc/odoo -p 8069:8069 --name odoo --link db:db -t odoo


Please use this configuration template to write your custom configuration as we already set some arguments for running Odoo inside a Docker container.

You can also directly specify Odoo arguments inline. Those arguments must be given after the keyword -- in the command-line, as follows

        $ docker run -p 8069:8069 --name odoo --link db:db -t odoo -- --db-filter=odoo_db_.*


Mount custom addons

You can mount your own Odoo addons within the Odoo container, at /mnt/extra-addons

        $ docker run -v /path/to/addons:/mnt/extra-addons -p 8069:8069 --name odoo --link db:db -t odoo


Run multiple Odoo instances

        $ docker run -p 8070:8069 --name odoo2 --link db:db -t odoo
$ docker run -p 8071:8069 --name odoo3 --link db:db -t odoo


Please note that for plain use of mails and reports functionalities, when the host and container ports differ (e.g. 8070 and 8069), one has to set, in Odoo, Settings->Parameters->System Parameters (requires technical features), web.base.url to the container port (e.g.

Environment Variables

Tweak these environment variables to easily connect to a postgres server:

  • HOST: The address of the postgres server. If you used a postgres container, set to the name of the container. Defaults to db.
  • PORT: The port the postgres server is listening to. Defaults to 5432.
  • USER: The postgres role with which Odoo will connect. If you used a postgres container, set to the same value as POSTGRES_USER. Defaults to odoo.
  • PASSWORD: The password of the postgres role with which Odoo will connect. If you used a postgres container, set to the same value as POSTGRES_PASSWORD. Defaults to odoo.

Docker Compose examples

The simplest docker-compose.yml file would be:

        version: '2'
    image: odoo:10.0
      - db
      - 8069:8069
    image: postgres:9.4
      - POSTGRES_USER=odoo


If the default postgres credentials does not suit you, tweak the environment variables:

        version: '2'
    image: odoo:10.0
      - mydb
      - 8069:8069
    - HOST=mydb
    - USER=odoo
    - PASSWORD=myodoo
    image: postgres:9.4
      - POSTGRES_USER=odoo
      - POSTGRES_PASSWORD=myodoo


Here’s a last example showing you how to mount custom addons, how to use a custom configuration file and how to use volumes for the Odoo and postgres data dir:

        version: '2'
    image: odoo:10.0
      - db
      - 8069:8069
      - odoo-web-data:/var/lib/odoo
      - ./config:/etc/odoo
      - ./addons:/mnt/extra-addons
    image: postgres:9.4
      - POSTGRES_USER=odoo
      - PGDATA=/var/lib/postgresql/data/pgdata
      - odoo-db-data:/var/lib/postgresql/data/pgdata


To start your Odoo instance, go in the directory of the docker-compose.yml file you created from the previous examples and type:

        docker-compose up -d


How to upgrade this image

Odoo images are updated on a regular basis to make them use recent releases (a new release of each version of Odoo is built every night). Please be aware that what follows is about upgrading from an old release to the latest one provided of the same major version, as upgrading from a major version to another is a much more complex process requiring elaborated migration scripts (see Odoo Enterprise Upgrade page or this community project which aims to write those scripts).

Suppose you created a database from an Odoo instance named old-odoo, and you want to access this database from a new Odoo instance named new-odoo, e.g. because you’ve just downloaded a newer Odoo image.

By default, Odoo 8.0 uses a filestore (located at /var/lib/odoo/filestore/) for attachments. You should restore this filestore in your new Odoo instance by running

        $ docker run --volumes-from old-odoo -p 8070:8069 --name new-odoo --link db:db -t odoo


You can also simply prevent Odoo from using the filestore by setting the system parameter ir_attachment.location to db-storage in Settings->Parameters->System Parameters (requires technical features).


View license information for the software contained in this image.

Supported Docker versions

This image is officially supported on Docker version 17.04.0-ce.

Support for older versions (down to 1.6) is provided on a best-effort basis.

Please see the Docker installation documentation for details on how to upgrade your Docker daemon.

User Feedback


If you have any problems with or questions about this image, please contact us through a GitHub issue. If the issue is related to a CVE, please check for a cve-tracker issue on the official-images repository first.

You can also reach many of the official image maintainers via the #docker-library IRC channel on Freenode.


You are invited to contribute new features, fixes, or updates, large or small; we are always thrilled to receive pull requests, and do our best to process them as fast as we can.

Before you start to code, we recommend discussing your plans through a GitHub issue, especially for more ambitious contributions. This gives other contributors a chance to point you in the right direction, give you feedback on your design, and help you find out if someone else is working on the same thing.


Documentation for this image is stored in the
odoo/ directory
of the
docker-library/docs GitHub repo
. Be sure to familiarize yourself with the repository’s README.md file before attempting a pull request.

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