Running Locally

Convox can boot your application locally using Docker in an environment identical to production.

Installing Docker


Install Docker for Mac to get a local Docker environment.


Install Docker from your application’s default package manager.

Installing the Local Rack

$ sudo convox rack install local

Running applications locally

Use convox start to run applications against your local Rack.

You can use convox switch local to point your CLI at the local rack and use all convox commands normally.