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Creating a systemd-Compatible CentOS 7 Container

Containers are being used constantly to provide flexibility and consistency among builds and environments. The ability to manage services within a container adds to their use case potential. In this hands-on lab, you will practice the steps necessary to create containers that support systemd within them.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 1h 0m
Clock icon Jul 23, 2020

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Create the Container Filesystem Structure

    Create the filesystem and structure the container will be using. The location (and name of the container) will be called qa.

  2. Challenge

    Enable the systemd-Managed Container for Persistency

    The qa container should be enabled so that it restarts on boot automatically.

  3. Challenge

    Verify the Container is Running

    Verify that the container is running before turning it over to the development team.

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