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Understanding root inside and outside a container

By Tom Sweeney GitHub Twitter

Do you run containers as root, or as a regular user? Scott McCarty has a blog post on the Red Hat Blog about this very subject, Understanding root inside and outside a container. In the post Scott walks you through what a rootless container does and how it can be a safer alternative to a container run by root.