Run Podman containers instead of Docker for operating
systems such as RHEL v8 and CentOS v8 and higher. Cortex XSOAR
Cortex XSOAR supports both Docker and
Podman as the container management tool. Podman is a daemonless
container engine for developing, managing, and running OCI Containers
on the Linux System. Containers can either be run as root or in
When installing a server or engine, Cortex XSOAR automatically
detects the container management type based on the operating system.
For example, if your operating system is running RHEL v8 and higher
or CentOS v8 and higher, Cortex XSOAR installs Podman packages and
configures the operating system to enable Podman in rootless mode.
When upgrading a server or engine, the server or engine
keeps the previously used container management type (regardless
of distribution version). To migrate an existing server or engine
to Podman, see Migrate From Docker to Podman.
By default, Podman uses the
To use a different directory for container storage, edit the key: