docker checkpoint createEstimated reading time: 2 minutes
Create a checkpoint from a running container
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 features provide early access to future product functionality. These features are intended for testing and feedback only as they may change between releases without warning or can be removed entirely from a future release. Experimental features must not be used in production environments. Docker does not offer support for experimental features. For more information, see Experimental features.
To enable experimental features in the Docker CLI, edit the
config.jsonfile and set
To enable experimental features from the Docker Desktop menu, click Settings (Preferences on macOS) > Daemon and then select the Experimental features check box.
docker checkpoint create [OPTIONS] CONTAINER CHECKPOINT
||Use a custom checkpoint storage directory|
||Leave the container running after checkpoint|
|docker checkpoint||Manage checkpoints|
|docker checkpoint create||Create a checkpoint from a running container|
|docker checkpoint ls||List checkpoints for a container|
|docker checkpoint rm||Remove a checkpoint|