buildah-containers man page

buildah-containers — List the working containers and their base images.

Synopsis

buildah containers [options]

Description

Lists containers which appear to be Buildah working containers, their names and IDs, and the names and IDs of the images from which they were initialized.

Options

--all, -a
List information about all containers, including those which were not created by and are not being used by Buildah.  Containers created by Buildah are denoted with an '*' in the 'BUILDER' column.
--filter, -f
Filter output based on conditions provided.

Valid filters are listed below:

Filter Description
id [ID] Container's ID
name [Name] Container's name
ancestor [ImageName] Image or descendant used to create container
--format
Pretty-print containers using a Go template.

Valid placeholders for the Go template are listed below:

Placeholder Description
.ContainerID Container ID
.Builder Whether container was created by buildah
.ImageID Image ID
.ImageName Image name
.ContainerName Container name
--json
Output in JSON format.
--noheading, -n
Omit the table headings from the listing of containers.
--notruncate
Do not truncate IDs in output.
--quiet, -q
Displays only the container IDs.

Example

buildah containers

CONTAINER ID  BUILDER  IMAGE ID     IMAGE NAME                       CONTAINER NAME
29bdb522fc62     *     3fd9065eaf02 docker.io/library/alpine:latest  alpine-working-container
c6b04237ac8e     *     f9b6f7f7b9d3 docker.io/library/busybox:latest busybox-working-container

buildah containers --quiet

29bdb522fc62d43fca0c1a0f11cfc6dfcfed169cf6cf25f928ebca1a612ff5b0
c6b04237ac8e9d435ec9cf0e7eda91e302f2db9ef908418522c2d666352281eb

buildah containers -q --noheading --notruncate

29bdb522fc62d43fca0c1a0f11cfc6dfcfed169cf6cf25f928ebca1a612ff5b0
c6b04237ac8e9d435ec9cf0e7eda91e302f2db9ef908418522c2d666352281eb

buildah containers --json

[
    {
        "id": "29bdb522fc62d43fca0c1a0f11cfc6dfcfed169cf6cf25f928ebca1a612ff5b0",
        "builder": true,
        "imageid": "3fd9065eaf02feaf94d68376da52541925650b81698c53c6824d92ff63f98353",
        "imagename": "docker.io/library/alpine:latest",
        "containername": "alpine-working-container"
    },
    {
        "id": "c6b04237ac8e9d435ec9cf0e7eda91e302f2db9ef908418522c2d666352281eb",
        "builder": true,
        "imageid": "f9b6f7f7b9d34113f66e16a9da3e921a580937aec98da344b852ca540aaa2242",
        "imagename": "docker.io/library/busybox:latest",
        "containername": "busybox-working-container"
    }
]

buildah containers --format "{{.ContainerID}} {{.ContainerName}}"

3fbeaa87e583ee7a3e6787b2d3af961ef21946a0c01a08938e4f52d53cce4c04 myalpine-working-container
fbfd3505376ee639c3ed50f9d32b78445cd59198a1dfcacf2e7958cda2516d5c ubuntu-working-container

buildah containers --format "Container ID: {{.ContainerID}}"

Container ID: 3fbeaa87e583ee7a3e6787b2d3af961ef21946a0c01a08938e4f52d53cce4c04
Container ID: fbfd3505376ee639c3ed50f9d32b78445cd59198a1dfcacf2e7958cda2516d5c

buildah containers --filter ancestor=ubuntu

CONTAINER ID  BUILDER  IMAGE ID     IMAGE NAME                       CONTAINER NAME
fbfd3505376e     *     0ff04b2e7b63 docker.io/library/ubuntu:latest  ubuntu-working-container

See Also

buildah(1)

Referenced By

buildah(1).

March 2017 buildah