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Creating a Systemd Compatible Debian Container

Containers are being used constantly to provide flexibility and consistency among builds and environments. Introducing the ability to manage services within a container adds to the use case potential of containers. During this activity, the student 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

    Container Filesystem Structure Created

    The student is asked to create the filesystem and structure the container will be using. The location (and name of the container) will be called 'test'.

  2. Challenge

    Systemd Managed Container is Enabled for Persistency

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

  3. Challenge

    Container is Running

    The student is asked to verify that the container is running before turning it over to the development team.

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