Using autofs in Docker containers and the "Too many levels of symbolic links" message

Updated 2017-07-10T05:32:41+00:00

When using autofs in recent RHEL releases, the error Too many levels of symbolic links can occur unexpectedly when automounts are attempted. This article explains why this happens, what has been done to improve the situation and offers a description of some use cases of autofs within Docker containers.

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