Connect to the Docker Socket
Connecting to the Docker socket directly can only be done from the local environment. Before you begin, ensure the user running the Portainer Server container has permissions to access the Docker socket.
From the menu select Environments then click Add environment.
Next, select Docker Standalone as the environment type then click Start Wizard. Select the Socket option and your platform. You will be shown the required parameter to pass to the Portainer container as part of your
Fill out the fields based on the table below.
Ensure that if you change the Socket Path, that you update the required bind mount parameter above to suit.
When you're ready, click Connect. If you have other environments to configure click Next to proceed, otherwise click Close to return to the list of environments.