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Version: 1.9


Set the container runtime for Rancher Desktop. Users have the option of containerd which provides namespaces for containers and the use of nerdctl or dockerd (moby) which enables the Docker API and the use of the Docker CLI. Only one container runtime will function at a time.

Container Engine

When switching to a different container runtime: Workloads and images that have been built or pulled using the current container runtime are not available on the container runtime being switched to.