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I have a container using systemd inside it. The command into the container is /usr/sbin/init. This is a requirement so I cannot change that.

I also have a custom service running inside that container that fires up when the container is started. The service prints a lot of useful output to journald. So I can inspect the logs running the following:

$ docker exec -it mycontainer journalctl -xef

But I get nothing when running the following:

$ docker logs mycontainer

I have tried to configure both my custom service with StandardOutput=journal+console and journald to write to both wall and console. But I still get nothing.

Is there a way to redirect some or all of journald inside the container so that it shows up when I run docker logs mycontainer from the host?

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