Failed to upgrade docker


I tried upgrading the docker container to the new version 7.4.5 (was running 7.3.4 before). Unfortunately, the container fails to restart, with following message:

STARDOG_HOME '/var/opt/stardog/' is not writeable by the current user

Have you maybe changed the id of the user under which the service runs ? The deployment lives on a kubernetes cluster, setup via your helm chart.


What command are you using to run the container?

I'll have to look into it but you can test your hypothesis by specifying the user to run the container as with the --user flag

Yes, we did change the user running the service from root to "stardog," id:group 1000:1000. As Zach says you can change it back to root temporarily via --user while you sort out the proper permissions

07:42:20 ~ ➜ docker run -it --rm --entrypoint /bin/bash stardog/stardog
bash-4.2$ whoami
bash-4.2$ id
uid=1000(stardog) gid=1000(stardog) groups=1000(stardog)

Thanks for confirming. Then indeed your helm charts need an update / extension. As far as I remember, kubernetes PVCs by default have only write permission for root.


This topic was automatically closed 14 days after the last reply. New replies are no longer allowed.