Steps to backup and restore Docker containers (Doc ID 2303141.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 08, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

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.

Solution

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