Docker 101 : Privileged containers
Privileged containers benefit from extended rights, that gives them access to devices, system directories, ... on the host.
From within a privileged container, we could modify networking, kernel parameters, or access restricted directories like the "/dev" directory for example.
Starting a privileged container:
We can start a privileged container using the below command:
We could run the below command for example to change the hostname:
For security reasons, we might want to check the containers running with "privileges" in our system.
To do that, we could use the below command:
- .Id: is the container Id
- .HostConfig.Privileged : is either set to "true" or "false".