Export a container’s filesystem as a tar archive
$ docker export [OPTIONS] CONTAINER
Refer to the options section for an overview of available
OPTIONS for this command.
docker export command does not export the contents of volumes associated
with the container. If a volume is mounted on top of an existing directory in
docker export will export the contents of the underlying
directory, not the contents of the volume.
Refer to Backup, restore, or migrate data volumes in the user guide for examples on exporting data in a volume.
For example uses of this command, refer to the examples section below.
||Write to a file, instead of STDOUT|
Each of these commands has the same result.
$ docker export red_panda > latest.tar
$ docker export --output="latest.tar" red_panda