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.

It should not be used in production environments.


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