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Docker: How to backup and restore containers (Doc ID 2303141.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 29, 2023

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.1 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


Goal of this document is to provide steps to take backup (snapshot) of docker Container and restore it.

Please note that this document mainly discuss about committing a container as image. This works on container that do not use data volume.

For containers with data volume, backup of the data volume must be taken separately.


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