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Docker - Unable to run NGINX because of 13: Permission denied (Doc ID 2575282.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 14, 2019

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

 # docker run --detach --name nginx_server nginx
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# tail -f /var/log/audit/audit.log
type=AVC msg=audit(1565283160.116:316): avc: denied { write } for pid=2387 comm="nginx" name="nginx" dev="dm-0" ino=140648937 scontext=system_u:system_r:container_t:s0:c345,c550 tcontext=system_u:object_r:container_share_t:s0 tclass=dir permissive=0
type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1565283160.116:316): arch=c000003e syscall=83 success=no exit=-13 a0=56247859585f a1=1c0 a2=0 a3=8 items=0 ppid=2371 pid=2387 auid=4294967295 uid=0 gid=0 euid=0 suid=0 fsuid=0 egid=0 sgid=0 fsgid=0 tty=(none) ses=4294967295 comm="nginx" exe="/usr/sbin/nginx" subj=system_u:system_r:container_t:s0:c345,c550 key=(null)
# docker logs nginx_server
2019/08/08 16:52:40 [emerg] 1#1: mkdir() "/var/cache/nginx/client_temp" failed (13: Permission denied)
nginx: [emerg] mkdir() "/var/cache/nginx/client_temp" failed (13: Permission denied)

Cause

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