[CentOS] which group for running docker as a regular user on CentOS 7

Thu Oct 26 09:59:57 UTC 2017
James Hogarth <james.hogarth at gmail.com>

On 26 October 2017 at 10:20, soko.tica <soko.tica at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have installed docker and would like to run the containers without sudo.
> I have placed myself in dockerroot group, but still to no avail. Centos
> doesn't have the operator group.
> What should I do?

For security reasons the Red Hat and Fedora builds do not enable this
by default.

Accepting the risks and the consequences, you need to update the
DOCKER_OPTS in /etc/sysconfig/docker to include '-G dockerroot' so
that the docker socket gets created with the group dockerroot.