When you run docker-compose up -d in your pipeline script, the following error is thrown.
The APPDATA variable is not set. Defaulting to a blank string.
Couldn’t connect to Docker daemon at http+docker://localhost – is it running?
If it’s at a non-standard location, specify the URL with the DOCKER_HOST environment variable.
jenkins user does not have permission to access the docker communication socket, that is why you can’t
docker-compose. But the error message is a bit misleading as it suggests that docker is not running.
jenkins user into docker group, Jenkins will be able to talk to docker so that docker-compose will work.
sudo usermod -aG docker jenkins
Now Jenkins has permission to access the socket. However, do not forget to RESTART YOUR JENKINS
You should do a hard reset instead of restarting in the web UI.
sudo service jenkins restart
Try again, problem solved.