Creating host-side users for containers

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Creating host-side users for containers

Unread post by ishwest » Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:51 pm

Hi all!

When running a container not as root but as a user you might want to use a special kind of user account. An account optimised for running a service, not for serving a human user. This option actually exists for native DSM packages. But not for Docker containers.

Here's a script that works around this limitation: ... r-release/

Just sharing :-)

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