docker checkpoint create

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Create a checkpoint from a running container

API 1.25+  The client and daemon API must both be at least 1.25 to use this command. Use the docker version command on the client to check your client and daemon API versions.

This command is experimental.

This command is experimental on the Docker daemon. It should not be used in production environments. To enable experimental features on the Docker daemon, edit the daemon.json and set experimental to true.


docker checkpoint create [OPTIONS] CONTAINER CHECKPOINT


Name, shorthand Default Description
--checkpoint-dir Use a custom checkpoint storage directory
--leave-running Leave the container running after checkpoint

Parent command

Command Description
docker checkpoint Manage checkpoints
Command Description
docker checkpoint create Create a checkpoint from a running container
docker checkpoint ls List checkpoints for a container
docker checkpoint rm Remove a checkpoint