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I have a docker compose file with .env file, for example the .env file has this HOSTNAME=a1.test.com, and a docker-compose file has this:

...
extra_hosts:
  - "${HOSTNAME}:1.1.1.1"
  - "test.com:1.1.1.1"

When I run the container the /etc/hosts file content is:

1.1.1.1          
1.1.1.1    test.com

So the docker compose not putting the variable data during the run process.

I tried this hostname: "${HOSTNAME}" and it is working fine the host name of the container is correct a1.test.com.

Any idea how can achieve what I want?

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I've tried your case, and it works fine on my side:

version: '2'
  services:
    test:
      image: ubuntu:16.04
      command: sleep 9999
    extra_hosts:
      - "${HOSTNAME}:1.1.1.1"
      - "test.com:1.1.1.1"

and here is what I get in the container

cat /etc/hosts
...
1.1.1.1 a1.test.com
1.1.1.1 test.com
  • It was my mistake, I had typo in .env file – Wissam Roujoulah Oct 23 '17 at 6:49

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