Change container ownership

Portainer allows you to limit container management to specific teams or users.

From the menu select Containers then select the container whose ownership you want to change.

Under the Access control section tick the Change ownership checkbox then select the new ownership type, using the table below as a guide.

Ownership TypeOverview


Only Portainer administrators can manage the container.


Only teams or users you specify can manage the container.


Anyone who has access to the environment can manage the container.

When you've made your selection, click Update ownership. When the confirmation message appears, click Change ownership.