What is the purpose of the /run/user/1000, tmpfs filesystem that appears in df?

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Issue

  • We could see /run/user/1000 filesystem , is this a symptom of any issue?
  • Why do I see multiple of tmpfs filesystems / partitions in the output of df?
  • Why do I see a /run/user/$UID directory when the user is not logged in (i.e. does not appear in the output of w or who)?

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7

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