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Running non-root .NET containers with Kubernetes

Learn how to approach non-root hosting with Kubernetes for .NET containers. All .NET 8 container images will be configurable as non-root with a single line of code, improving security posture. Follow Kubernetes Restricted hardening best practices by using runAsNonRoot to validate that the container will run with a non-root user. USER in a Dockerfile must be set by UID as Kubernetes only reads container image metadata for validation. It will fail if USER is set by name. Keep your .NET apps secure by following these best practices.