Running postgres docker container as a custom user

#create a system user, any uid shud be fine, I chose 2000
sudo useradd -u 2000 -r postgres
# create a directory on the host for bind mount
mkdir -p ~/volumes/postgres
# change ownership to postgres user
sudo chown $(id -u postgres):$(id -g postgres) ~/volumes/postgres
sudo chmod 700 -R ~/volumes/postgres
docker run — user “$(id -u postgres):$(id -g postgres)” -v ~/volumes/postgres:/var/lib/postgresql/data -d postgres:12.2

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