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podman-export(1)() podman-export(1)()

NAME

podman-export - Export a container's filesystem contents as a tar archive

SYNOPSIS

podman export [options] container

podman container export [options] container

DESCRIPTION

podman export exports the filesystem of a container and saves it as a tarball on the local machine. podman export writes to STDOUT by default and can be redirected to a file using the --output flag. The image of the container exported by podman export can be imported by podman import. To export image(s) with parent layers, use podman save. Note: : is a restricted character and cannot be part of the file name.

podman [GLOBAL OPTIONS]

podman export [GLOBAL OPTIONS]

podman export [OPTIONS] CONTAINER

OPTIONS

--help, -h

Print usage statement

--output, -o

Write to a file, default is STDOUT

EXAMPLES

$ podman export -o redis-container.tar 883504668ec465463bc0fe7e63d53154ac3b696ea8d7b233748918664ea90e57
$ podman export 883504668ec465463bc0fe7e63d53154ac3b696ea8d7b233748918664ea90e57 > redis-container.tar

SEE ALSO

podman(1), podman-import(1)

HISTORY

August 2017, Originally compiled by Urvashi Mohnani umohnani@redhat.com ⟨mailto:umohnani@redhat.com⟩